Mountain Apple Picking at the Historic Orchard at Altapass in North Carolina

By Jennie Lyon


by Jennie

Before we left for our fall family trip to North Carolina, we made a list of all of the fun things that we wanted to do. The list encompassed all of our yearly must-do activities with a few new activities added in as well. I told the mister that the one thing I would like to do is visit a mountain apple orchard. He said to keep your eye out for one while on one of our many long drives on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Towards the end of our vacation, we still hadn’t come across an orchard, so I figured it just wasn’t going to happen. Then, one morning I thought we were headed towards another hiking adventure when the mister pulled off the main road down a very steep turn off. When I looked up I saw the Historic orchard at Altapass in front of us! Hooray! He was so excited

to surprise me with this special treat and we ended up spending most of the day there. Read on to check it out.


After browsing around in the Altapass Orchard shop, and stopping to listen …read more

Source: My Sweet Greens