How to Enjoy North Georgia Apple Picking

North Georgia Apple PickingAutumn is the perfect time to come and enjoy the beauty of the North Georgia Mountains. The weather is wonderfully brisk and the leaves begin to change from green to vivid shades of gold, orange, and red. It comes together to create the perfect environment to enjoy a hike or even go on a horseback ride. It’s also the right time to enjoy North Georgia apple picking. With several orchards within driving distance to Glen-Ella Springs, you can pick your own fruit from the fall harvest. Spending the day at one of these farms and going North Georgia apple picking is a fantastic way to celebrate the autumn season.

When to Go North Georgia Apple Picking

Fall is the best time to go North Georgia apple picking. Most orchards and farms have apple picking from August through November. During your trip to Glen-Ella Springs, we suggest going apple picking on your way home rather than while you’re with us. It’s a great way to break up a drive and the apples would make an ideal snack on the road. So, your fall getaway to our Clarkesville Inn is the perfect opportunity to go North Georgia apple picking.

Where to Go North Georgia Apple Picking

There are several places to get farm fresh apples in the North Georgia Mountains. Whether they’re pre-picked or you pluck them from the trees yourself, you can be sure that you’ll get the freshest and sweetest produce possible.

Jaemor Farms

Jaemor Farms in Alto has a lot to do and see. Starting in September they have apple picking and they also offer other fresh produce. Fall is also when the corn maze makes its appearance. Each year there is a theme for the corn maze, and this year the theme is “Boys of Fall.” They also have hay rides and other autumn activities!

Hillside Orchard

At Hillside Orchard in Lakemont, you can pick your own apples from August until November. And opening in September, they’ll have a corn maze. In the summer, they have blackberry picking. Throughout the year, you can enjoy the barnyard and kids will love the playground.

OsageĀ Farms

Osage Farms in Dillard is a great place to get freshly picked Georgia produce. Along with apples, they grow heirloom tomatoes, cabbage, green beans, pepper, potatoes, and sweet corn. During the winter, the family that runs the farm opens a Christmas tree farms just nine miles away.

Tiger Mountain Orchards

Located in Tiger, GA, Tiger Mountain Orchards has been a family operated business for 80 years. They grow and sell delicious produce like raspberries, blackberries, grapes, and a variety of apples. And if you’re in Tiger, you can also check out Tiger Mountain Vineyards and get a bottle of wine to take home with you!

When you’re making your fall getaway plans and deciding where to go North Georgia apple picking, be sure you make your accommodation arrangements at Glen-Ella Springs. Our rooms and suites combine rustic elegance with modern amenities to create the most comfortable accommodation experience possible. You’ll find no better place to relax and refresh your spirits than Glen-Ella Springs. Our picturesque property is the ideal place to forget about the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Plus, you’ll have easy access to our Clarkesville, GA Restaurant, which is an award-winning establishment. You’ll truly have a wonderful time in the North Georgia Mountains when you stay with us. We can’t wait to see you soon!