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5 Places to Go Apple Picking And Grab Some Warm Apple Cider Near L.A.

By Krystle Hudson

5 Places to Go Apple Picking And Grab Some Warm Apple Cider Near L.A.

It’s that time of year again!

The weather begins to change and the leaves turn a different shade—well, sort of. Here in L.A., it means apples are ripe and ready for harvesting! One of our favorite things about this time of year is going apple picking! Now that fall has officially arrived, it’s a perfect family outing or opportunity to see some of L.A.’s prettiest fall sceneries. We’ve found the best places for apple picking around LA. where you can also grab some warm apple cider and donuts. Head to one of these gorgeous orchards for a fun day of fruit picking!

1. Willowbrook Apple Farms

The Willowbrook Apple Farm invites you to come and press some fresh apple cider and take in a caramel apple to celebrate the fall! The farm is open for U-pick apple picking and u-press apple cider every weekend beginning October 3rd. Reservations can be made online the Tuesday before you visit.

Where: 12099 S. Oak Glen Rd., Oak Glen, CA 92399

Hours: Saturdays & Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2. Stone Soup Farm & Heritage Orchard

This weekend the Stone Soup Farm & Heritage Orchard are having a farm tour and apple fair. There will be plenty of activities available such as apple picking, cider pressing and sampling. During the tour, you will have the chance to do candle dipping, as well as tomahawks and archery.

Where:  12131 S. Oak Glen Rd, in Oak Glen, CA. 92399

Hours: Friday & Saturday, 10a.m.-4p.m.

3.) Snow-Line Orchard Farms

Join the fun at Snow-Line Orchard Farms, offering all of your favorite fall goodies such as mini cider donuts, apple cider slushies, and apple pies, making this a true fall experience you won’t want to miss out on. Bring out the whole family to enjoy the picnic grounds, surrounded by beautiful views of the mountains, historic buildings, and colorful foliage.

Where: 39400 Oak Glen Rd.

Hours:  Open daily, 9a.m.-5p.m.

4.) Los Rios Rancho

Los Rios Rancho invites you to come out on the weekends and take a wagon ride through their apple orchards and take a peek at their barnyard animals in the petting zoo. Feel free to pick your own apples and press your own cider. While enjoying over 200 acres of farmland,  making this an entertaining fall experience for everyone.

Where: 39611 Oak Glen Road,

Hours: Saturday-Sunday, 9a.m.-6p.m.

5.) Riley’s Farm

Proud to have one of the largest orchards in the Glen area, they have over 30 assorted apple varieties. Specializing in “heirloom,” apples that are rich in taste and flavor. Most Saturdays, Riley Farms, offers an “Adventures in the Old World,” tour which allows guests to participate in tomahawks and archery accompanied by a historian.

Where: 12261 S. Oak Glen Road

Hours: Wednesday-Saturday-10a.m.-4p.m.

[Featured Image: Stone Soup Farm & Heritage Orchard]

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