As a general rule, cool temperatures mean 1. pumpkin spice everything, and 2. a necessary trip to an orchard. Among the prettiest destinations exists a magnificent farm where you can pick apples and create moments marked by laughter and la joie de vivre. This is at Ferme Genest.\nLocated in the Saint-Nicolas region near Quebec City, just a little over two hours from Montreal, this spot is a must-go-to this autumn. All you have to do is put the address in your GPS and go!\nEditor's Choice: 11 Quebec Cideries To Visit & Get You In The Mood For Fall\nThe orchard hides an amusing forest that has several adorable swings attached to the trees — making for a solid photo op.\nOther installations such as a giant trampoline and a track will make you realize that time truly does fly when you're having fun.\nAnother reason to visit Ferme Genest is to taste the legendary fresh and ultra-comforting apple and corn fritters sold for $6.25 on-site.\nA good price for how tasty they are.\nAnd, of course, you can get a nice big bag of tasty apples for your ride home.\nU-pick apples are also very popular and among the available varieties, you'll find Melba, Jersey Mac, Paulared, HoneyCrisp, Ginger Gold, Cortland, Royal Cort, Lobo, McIntosh, Spartan, and Empire during the season.\nView this post on Instagram Autumn mood on #cueillettedepommes #pommes #applepicking #quebeccity A post shared by Chloé d. (@chloe_desbiens) on Oct 5, 2019 at 10:30am PDT\nThis is exciting if you know your apples.\nSome adorable farm animals, like calves and lambs, can also be found here and are sure to make you smile because of their incredible cuteness.\nView this post on Instagram Happy hump day 🐪! — Mes nouveaux amis Charlotte et Charly étaient très bavards, je crois qu’ils aimaient bien mon look beige pour cueillir des pommes 🐑🍏 • • 📸 @lauriedouceur A post shared by Roxanne | Content creator (@roxlajeunesse) on Sep 18, 2019 at 5:53am PDT\nThe owners reassure you that "They are fed every day, twice a day. A veterinarian comes to see them every month, more if needed. They receive a lot of love," which we love to hear!\nFerme Genest\nCost: $12 for 10 lbs of apples\nWhen: Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.\nAddress: 2091, route Marie-Victorin, Saint-Nicolas, QC\nWhy you need to go: To discover an enchanting place full of fun activities and to start the fall season off right.\nView this post on Instagram 20 kilos de croustade aux pommes à venir 🤪🍎🥟 A post shared by Noémie☄️ (@noeemse) on Sep 30, 2019 at 10:27am PDT\nWebsite\nThis article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.\n\n\nBefore you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.