With the chilly weather outside this morning, it might not feel like fall today, but as the weather warms up a bit, it definitely will! When the leaves start to turn, there's no better time than to head outside and enjoy the fall colours, breeze, and activities.
TL;DR Fall is the perfect season for PSL, beautiful colours, and of course apple picking! Not sure where to go? No problem, we've rounded up the list of 10 best places in Quebec to go apple picking this fall.
With so many things to do in the fall, like pumpkin picking, walking through the streets with your PSL, and jumping in the leaves, it's no wonder this time of year is most peoples' favourite.
Another enjoyable fall activity is apple picking! What's better than picking fresh apples in your cute fall attire and taking pictures with your friends?
We've rounded up a list of all the best places to go apple picking this fall in Quebec:
10. Verger du Flanc Nord
For the perfect fall date or day with your friends, you have to check out this orchard! It's filled with fun activities, like tractor rides, farm animals visits, and picnic opportunities. Not only that but you can also taste their delectable treats!
9. Quinn Farm
You don't want to miss picking delicious, ripe, and fresh apples from Quinn Farm. From now until Thanksgiving, you'll be able to pick Cortland, Lobo, McIntosh, and Spartan apples. Make it a quick day trip, because it's only 45 minutes outside of Montreal. For only $10, you can pick 10lbs of apples! Now that's a deal!
8. Jude Pomme
This orchard offers a few varieties of apples – perfect for snacking, juice, cider, and baking. Along with apples, they also offer plums, and pears to pick, and you can hop on for a tractor ride or have a picnic. So much to see and do!
7. Verger Lacroix & Ciderie
This orchard offers numerous varieties of apples, such as Melba, Jerseymac, McIntosh, Gala, Spartan, Empire and so many more! This orchard is doing its part by being environmentally friendly – they are working to reduce pesticides and offer their customers biodegradable bags to collect apples. Once you are done apple picking, treat yourself to one of their delicious ciders.
6. Verger Au Coeur de la Pomme
This orchard is open Thursdays-Sundays from now until mid-November. Once you're done picking crisp apples (and taking cute photos), head to their shop. There you will find homemade treats such as their cider vinegars, jams, jelly, chutney, and mustard.
5. Vergers et Cidrerie Denis Charbonneau
A quick 45-minute drive out of Montreal and you'll be in apple-picking paradise. Once you're done picking glorious apples, take a break with their cider and mouth-watering Breton crepes.
4. Potager Mont-Rouge Halte Gourmande
Enjoy the perfect fall afternoon with your friends at this orchard. Besides picking apples, you can also pet the cute farm animals, walk through a corn maze, and jump on a huge trampoline. Open until the beginning of October, head there soon!
3. Le Verger Labonté
Head to this beautiful orchard, with your PSL, plaid scarf, and picnic. Only an hour drive from Montreal, you'll get the cutest fall photos and have a blast going through the corn maze, petting animals, and grabbing some delicious treats, like apple syrup, butter, and jelly.
2. Verger Biologique Maniadakis
Known for their organic apples, this orchard also offers places to picnic and a beautiful backdrop. Once you've done the hard labour of apple picking, try some of their iced cidre!
1. La Magie de la Pomme
Besides apple picking at this farm, you can also enjoy their sugar shack, mini-farm, and delicious meals, like their grilled cheese with fried maple ham. You'll have fresh, delicious apples to bake whatever your heart desires!