Apple Orchards Offer Taste of Fall

The crisp September air is a perfect pairing with crisp, freshly-picked apples. We've pulled together a list of some of the area's best orchards and places to find apples.

Whether you like to eat your apples plain, with peanut butter or baked into a pie, Wisconsin apple growers have a variety for you. Patch has put together a list of some of the best orchards and places to find the popular fruit in Southeast Wisconsin. 

The map above has pins to show the location of apple orchards, farm markets and pumpkin patches. The purple pins offer apples and pumpkins, red offer apples and orange offer pumpkins. Many locations also have other activities (like spook houses and hayrides), and some have admission fees. Here is more information on pumpkin patches.

Apple Holler, 5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Mount Pleasant. Pick-your-own apples, pumpkins, bakery, apples for sale, cider, activities for children and more.

Appleland Orchard, 4177 Highway 57, Fredonia.Locally-produced fruits and vegetables, including pumpkins, pie pumpkins, squash, honey and apples. 

Awe's Apple Orchard, 8081 South 100th St., Franklin. Pick your own apples, apples for sale, apple cider.

Barthel Fruit Farm, 12246 N. Farmdale Road, Mequon. Apples, pears, pumpkins for sale. No pick-your-own this year.

Basse's Country Delight, S70 W16050 Janesville Road, Muskego. Apples, pumpkins, hay rides.

Borzynski's Farm and Floral Market, 11600 Washington Ave., Sturtevant. Apples for sale, corn maze, gifts and flowers.

Brightonwoods Orchard, 1072 288th Ave., Burlington.More than 200 commercial and old-fashioned varieties of apples, along with locally-produced jams and honey. Also at the orchard is AEppelTreow Winery, which makes cider wines and meads. 

Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St., Mukwonago. Pick-your-own apples for a limited time, hayrides, pony rides, train rides, cider donuts, apples, and more.

Nieman Orchards, 9932 Pioneer Road, Cedarburg. 40 varieties of apples, pumpkins, jams, jellies and cider.

Patterson Orchards and Farm Market, 4607 S. 124th St., New Berlin and farm market on 124th Street a half block north of Layton Ave. Apples, pears, plums, concord grapes.

tracy rogers October 01, 2012 at 05:05 AM
Robert Schraml October 01, 2012 at 04:23 PM
Does anyone know if Niemans Orchard has spiced cider? Barthels use to have but this year cider is hard to find.
Lyssa Beyer (Editor) October 01, 2012 at 08:39 PM
Sorry, Robert, I haven't been to either — but cider sounds great!
Me in the Falls October 02, 2012 at 03:12 PM
I was at Niemans two,weeks ago. They only have 10% of their normal apple crop this year. There was no cider and very few apples.


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