By Hannah Hershberger| September 29, 2017 |
Between hayrides in the crisp air, searching for the perfect pumpkin, and roasting marshmallows over an open fire, visiting local orchards is a seasonal favorite in Philadelphia. On the hunt for the most Instagrammable fall photo? Check out our five favorite orchards to visit this season.
Located in Northern Lancaster County, this family-owned orchard has an array of activities that everyone will enjoy. Specializing in pick-your-own fruits and vegetables, Brecknock prides themselves on always offering the freshest in-season options. Take a trip to the farm during October and pick yourself a beautiful pumpkin, crisp apple, or on-the-vine vegetable! 390 Orchard Road, Mohnton, 717-445-5704
Upon entering the Linvilla grounds, guests are greeted by a massive scarecrow pointing towards their popular haunted hayride. With pumpkins lining every path and baskets filled to the brim with fresh fruits, Linvilla is all about the ultimate fall experience. Take a tractor ride through their open fields before spending time picking your own pumpkin. 137 West Knowlton Road, Media, 610-876-7116
At Solebury guests are encouraged to pick their own apples and blueberries from their massive fields and orchards. Walk among the eye-catching fall foliage as you pick a barrel of your favorite apple variety. Make sure to check out their cutting garden, where waist-high flowers make for a unique flower picking experience and the best photo captions. 3325 Creamery Road, New Hope, 215-297-8079
This 24-acre farm will keep you busy all day long! Take a ride on one of their barrel trains through the cornstalk fields and pick out the biggest pumpkin from one of their many pumpkin patches before enjoying a farm-to-table meal by Chef Murray Levin at The Harvest House restaurant. Don't forget to snag a homemade apple cider donut from their farm fresh market for the ride home. 1631 State Highway #45, Mullica Hill, NJ, 856-223-0028
Is it really fall without a mug of hot apple cider in hand? Weaver's award-winning apple cider is a must-try along with one of their 30 apple varieties, including Autumn Crisp, Red Delicious, Fuji, Granny Smith, and Pink Lady. 40 Fruit Lane, Morgantown, 610.856.7300