As the crisp fall air sets in, the areas most juicy and flavorful apple varieties finally begin to ripen. Whether you are looking to pick-your-own or simply enjoy a visit to the farm stand, East Tennessee offers a variety of family-fun orchard experiences. The best part is that our local apple season lasts all the way through early November!
Orchard locations include Knoxville, Sevierville, and beyond. If you are interested in a longer day trip, The Carolinas offer some great you-pick options. Check them out at Kidding Around Greenville.
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Apple Orchards in Knoxville, Sevierville, and East Tennessee
Wheeler’s claim to fame is its fresh pressed apple cider and u-pick apple orchard. They also sell a variety of apples, apple products, and gifts in their farm store.
Pick-Your-Own Crops: apples
In addition to a variety of apples, homemade apple cider, and apple products, the Apple Barn boats several other attractions including a winery, country restaurant, general store and more!
Cider Making Demonstration: You and your family can watch the cider making process all throughout the fall, starting just after Labor Day. The process it split up over several days, so you will need to choose which day you’d like to visit. On Thursday, the apples are juiced, and Friday the juice is placed into jugs.
Famed for its awesome homemade apple cider, this orchard sells a wide variety of apples and apple products at its farm store. This is not a pick-your-own orchard.
This location features a large farm store with a variety of apples, canned goods, baked goods, and more. The orchards also offers seasonal tours. This orchard is not pick-your-own.
You-Pick Crops: blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, red and black currants, gooseberries, elderberries, apples, and cherries.
Fresh made honey also available.
This fabulous farm and orchard offers a variety of pick your own crops throughout the year including blueberries, blackberries, peaches, plums, apples, pumpkins, and variety of winter squash.
Fall Fun: in addition to pick-your-own apples and pumpkins, this farm also offers a hay ride. For anyone wanting a less commercialized pumpkin picking experience, this farm will be wonderful!
This orchard sells its apples at its restaurant and farm store. The restaurant features fresh cider, traditional county cookin’ and variety of apple baked goods. This is not a pick-your-own orchard.
This small orchards sells apples and a variety of apple products, including cider, at its farm store. This is not a pick your own orchard.