Apple picking is one of the quintessential autumn activities in New England. Fresh, crisp apples in multiple varieties taste even better when you pick them yourself. Head to these farms within an easy drive of Boston to pick apples, sip hot apple cider, get your fill of fresh cider donuts, pet farm animals, and enjoy other seasonal, family-friendly activities. Some farms may require reservations, so be sure to call in advance. For more seasonal activities, 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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