Autumn in Maine is a thing to behold, and with this celebrated season comes peak foliage, brisk Fall air, and crisp apples right off the tree. In fact, it’s at these apple orchards in southern Maine where you’ll experience autumn like nowhere else. Apple season is a great time to get outside and get some fresh air, not to mention pick some delicious apples. So, when you plan your fall trip to Maine, be sure to plan on these four beautiful apple orchards in southern Maine!
Apple Orchards in Southern Maine You Should Visit
Brackett’s Orchards | Limington, ME | (207) 637-2377
Pick-your-own at Brackett’s Orchards is available in September and October. You’ll find beautiful views from their hilltop orchard. Plus, hayrides, pumpkin painting, baked goods, and balloons are available on the weekends. The orchard is thought to be the oldest family-owned orchard in the state of Maine, meaning you’ll pick a piece of history when you pluck an apple off a tree!
Doles Orchard | Limington, ME | (207) 793-4409
This family-owned and operated orchard and farm has focused on pick-your-own fruit for more than 20 years. So, if you’re looking for the quintessential you-pick experience, Doles Orchard is the place to find it. They have fresh apples, of course, but also hayrides, pies, cakes, their famous pumpkin whoopies, and fantastic fruit preserves from their farmstand.
Giles Family Farm at Notre Dame | Alfred, ME | (207) 324-2944
Located in Alfred, Maine, the Giles Family Farm offers Pick-Your-Own apples and pumpkins along with gorgeous views of the Shaker Valley. Pack a picnic and make a day out of it with amenities like restrooms, bus parking, and handicap access. They are open from Labor Day weekend through mid-October, seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Snell Family Farm | Buxton, ME | (207) 929-5318
The Snell Family Farm grows apples and raspberries, both available for you-pick season from mid-September through mid-October. Come any day of the week during that time and find McIntosh, Cortland, Macoun, Delicious, and Spy apple varieties.
Plan Your Fall Trip to York Today
Now is the time to plan your Fall trip to York! Soon enough the brisk temperatures will be here along with the gorgeous turning leaves and fun festivities. And, these apple orchards in southern Maine are a great way to spend a day during your visit. So, come create fun Fall memories here in York! To make your plan, browse our cozy and convenient rooms and suites here at Dockside Guest Quarters. You’ll love being right by the water and just a short drive from some of the best things to do in southern Maine.