Twelve generations have kept this family-owned and operated farm going strong in North Andover. Enjoy a quintessentially New England fall day as you help yourself to local apple varieties like Cortlands, Macouns, Ginger Golds and Paula Reds. Afterwards, sit down with a homemade apple cider donut or any of the other delicious baked goods fresh from its farm stand. Major plus: This place is dog-friendly, so you can take your pooch apple-picking, too!
It basically isn't fall in New England until you're orchard-bound and apple picking. Each yearl this beloved regional tradition lets all of us celebrate the season to the fullest, allowing us to escape to nature, breathe in that crisp autumn air and load up on local fruit. Fortunately, there are plenty of farms that are an easy drive away from Boston, all prime for our favorite fall activities like picking apples, sipping cider and eating fresh donuts, taking hayrides and petting adorable barnyard animals. As we enter those cozier autumn months, be sure to also check out where to see the best fall foliage in Boston, where to go hiking near Boston, where to go pumpkin picking near Boston and where to get the best hot chocolate in Boston.
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