Hwy 50 exits: Schnell School, Carson Rd, Camino, Cedar Grove, Pollock Pines
Camino, CA, 95709
www.applehill.comOpen daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
Apple Hill is the ultimate apple picking experience in Northern California. Located roughly 45 minutes east of Sacramento, Apple Hill has been a family destination since 1964. There are over 50 farms and businesses that comprise this wonderful location. Apple Hill is also famous for their pumpkins and Christmas trees. They are a year round destination with more than just produce and trees. Apple Hill also has some delicious bakeries and wineries. It's also a perfect destination for weddings, groups and field trips.
Perhaps the best feature of Apple Hill is all of the fun activities for the kids. There are horse rides, corn mazes, nature trails, pumpkin patches, farm animals to pet, cooking lessons, tours, fishing, crafts, games, a puppet theater and more. Apple Hill is not only the premiere apple picking destination near Sacramento, it's also a must-see family experience.
3984 Canal Lane
Winters, CA, 95694
www.morgansofcalifornia.comSince 1965, Morgan's of California has served visitors from near and far with deliciously fresh produce. They believe in providing customers with 100% satisfaction and accomplish this through a home-style feeling when visiting their ranch. In addition to apples, Morgan's is also well known for their eggs, nuts, popcorn, jams & jelly and dried fruit. They are located just outside of Winters, which is less than an hour away from Sacramento. Customers can visit the ranch to pick produce in season, visit the ranch's store or order products from Morgan's online store.
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26565 Road 97D
Davis, CA, 95616
www.impossibleacres.comImpossible Acres is a small family farm that has been providing u-pick opportunities to visitors for the past 12 years. In addition to picking fruit, this family-owned farm also sells fresh produce to local supermarkets. Located in Davis, about 30 minutes from Sacramento, Impossible Acres is a wonderful seasonal fruit picking adventure, featuring apples, numerous types of berries, peaches, apricots, plums, corn and pumpkins. They are typically opened from May through October. Impossible Acres also features "Grandpa's Barn" which has farm animals, fresh produce and more. There's a calendar on the official website that shows the best times for coming out and picking fruit. This is great for those of you really craving delicious fresh fruit during its most ripe season.
3175 Sullivan Road
Sebastopol, Ca, 95472
www.gabrielfarm.comGabriel Farm is over an hour away from Sacramento, but worth the drive. It's a family-owned farm with a great reputation for organic fruits. In addition to multiple varieties of apples, the Gabriel Farm also has eight varieties of Asian pears, plums, persimmons and numerous types of berries. In regards to apples, this farm is well known for their McIntosh apples. However, visitors can also pick Golden Delicious, Fuji and Rome Beauty apples. The farm offers an exclusive membership to apple-picking enthusiasts, a farm store for non-members and tours for schools, groups and families.
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