YAY, everything apple and not to far from the Queen City. Windy Hill Orchard & Cidery offers apple picking, apple cider donuts, alcholic /non-alcholic drinks and good old family fun.

As we embrace the fall season, we get into all of the fall activities. From pumpkin patches to apple picking, this is the season to get out and enjoy. Personally, I have never been apple picking but it does sound like a cool activity to give a try this year. Plus, since I am in North Carolina I can enjoy one of the best in the country.

Yelp curated a list of the top 25 apple picking spots in the United States and guess what? One apple-picking spot in North Carolina is on that list! Ever heard of Grandad’s Apples? Well, this apple-picking spot in Hendersonville, North Carolina came in at No. 23 on the list.

Grandad’s Apples is a family-owned location that has been operating since 1994. This family-owned farm is home to 120 acres of land. The farm offers a variety of apples throughout the seasons that people can enjoy while out and about apple picking. Besides apple picking, visitors can enjoy a variety of activities including a corn maze, cow train, and even an apple cannon! There is also a farm market and bakery with tons of treats for you to enjoy during your next visit. If you have ever been to Grandad’s Apples then tell us how it is!