Autumn at Local Apple Orchards
on Friday, September 22, 2017
Blueridge Orchard in Denver Iowa
Welcome the crisp, sunny days of autumn with a visit to a nearby apple orchard. You’ll find old standards and varieties you may not have heard of like Sweet 16, Crimson Crisp and Ambrosia. Most apple varieties mature from early September through mid-October. As the season winds down in October, you may want to call ahead to check hours and days of operation.
Apples on the Avenue
3035 Addison Blvd (HWY 218), Nashua
You’ll find apples, pumpkins, pears (in September), eggs and honey at Apples on the Avenue. Family weekends September 16-17, 23-24 and September 30-Oct 1 and October 7-8. The fun includes a petting zoo, yard games, caramel apples and mini golf.
105 Blueridge Drive, Denver
Saturday & Sunday, 10:00am-4:00pm
Blueridge Orchard is a small, family-owned orchard tucked into the hills of Denver, Iowa. Although not a u-pick, you can buy bagged apples and stroll through their beautiful orchard in the hills of Denver, Iowa.
Bagged apples at Blueridge Orchard in Denver, Iowa
Fugitti Apple Orchard
350 E Eagle Road, Waterloo
Monday - Sunday, 9:00am-6:00pm
Fuggiti Apple Orchard in Waterloo has been in business since the early 70's. Selection of apples include Honey Crisp, Sweet 16 and Fireside Connor Red. Bagged apples available.
Hoffman Produce Farms
1011 Martin Road, Waterloo
Saturday & Sunday, 3:00-6:00pm and Thursday 4:00-6:00pm
This is a working farm with fields of produce and a large variety of apples. Buy ready-picked apples or u-pick.
Timeless Prairie Orchard
3049 280th Street, Winthrop
Friday & Saturday, 10:00am -5:00pm and Sunday, 11:00am-4:00pm
Located in the rolling hills of Buchanan County, Timeless Prairie Orchard is an award-winning orchard that grows 23 of the newest and most flavorful apple varieties.You can also find them at the Cedar Falls Farmers Market Saturday mornings mid-September through October. Winthrop is located approximately 45 minutes from Cedar Falls.
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