It’s that time of year again for everyone’s favorite fall activity! September kicks off apple picking season where the first apples are starting to make their appearance on local orchard trees and are ready to be picked! Here are some close by orchards that are easy to get to from The Sagamore that our residents can visit to get their fall fill of apple picking this year.
Maskers Orchards: Located in Warwick is just a quick train ride out of NYC to the Hudson Valley where you can pick your own apples this fall! Take the NJ Transit bus out of Port Authority to Warwick and the Orchard is just a few minutes up the road from the bus stop! This family fun orchard has been open for over 100 years and features 200 acres of apple trees to pick from. With some of the best views of the Hudson Valley, you can pick from 14 different apple varieties, take a wagon ride through the orchard or visiting the animal farm. September is prime for picking the best Macintosh, Cortland and Granny Smith apples so if those are your favorite, make sure to head over this month!
Jenkens-Lueken Orchards: A little over an hour outside the city, Jenken Orchard is located in New Paltz and is easily accessible through Port Authority. The bus takes you into the center of the Hudson Valley Village where you can take a quick 5 minute cab ride for some of the best apple picking around! This orchard has plenty to offer with their homemade hot apple cider from their very own cider mill, cider donuts and of course apples! They are home to over 10 different kinds of apples and you can take your pick from brining back to your Sagamore apartment a half or full bushel.
Dubois Farm: Dubois farm is one of the biggest orchards in the Hudson Valley willing awards left and right for their great service and fun fall events! Another orchard that is easily accessible from the Sagamore by taking the trailways bus out of Port Authority, they are open now and their apple-picking season lasts through October. Starting September 23rd they will host their fall festival every weekend. Visit their website to learn more about the upcoming events a Dubois!
45 Ball Road
Warwick, NY 10990
69 Yankee Folly Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
209 Perkinsville Road
Highland, NY 12528