Fall means apple cider, apple cider donuts, and, of course, apple picking. Here are seven orchards with pick-your-own apples within two hours of Charlotte.



Millstone Creek Orchards

This season, Millstone Creek is offering an Apple Pickin’ Adventure that includes access to all the u-pick fields (apple, gourds, and fall grapes), a hayride, an apple tasting, and a mini apple cider slushie.

  • Location: Ramseur.
  • Distance from Charlotte: 1-hour 45-minute drive
  • 2020 season: Happening now by reservation through the end of September.
  • Picking Schedule: Click here.
  • Apple cider donuts? Yes.