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Farms and Apple Orchards

Looking for somewhere new and fun to visit while you enjoy Camping in NC near the Blue Ridge Mountains? Asheville North Carolina and the surrounding mountain villages are filled with tons of farms and orchards that are wonderful places to spend an afternoon exploring, and you may even pick up something yummy and homemade to take home! With more and more vacationers looking for unique, less commercial activities for their Asheville Vacations, these types of attractions have become more and more popular; as such many of the local working farms and orchards have begun offering tours and family events. Autumn is the most popular time for apple picking.

Grandadís Apples Ní Such
Grandadís Apples Ní Such is a four generation apple and peach orchard that operates on 18 beautiful acres in Hendersonville NC. Visit the farm and tour the orchards and pick your own fruit right off the tree! In addition to picking your own, the farm also offers delicious homemade pies, jams, ciders, jellies and other fresh goods for sale in autumn. Located at 2951 Chimney Rock Road, in Hendersonville, visitors are asked to call 828-685-1685 for tour information.

JH Stepp Farm/Hillcrest Orchard
The Stepp family has operated their 70 acre working farm and apple orchard for several generations and was the first Western North Carolina apple orchard to offer Pick Your Own Apple days and tours. Offering tours, apples for purchase and a chance to pick your own, the Stepp family welcomes you to enjoy a day at their farm. Take a wagon ride of the farm, explore the orchards and learn more about the farmís more than 22 varieties of apples including old favorites like Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Granny Smith and rare finds like Law Rome, Fugi, Cameo and so much more. Hillcrest Orchard is located at 221 Stepp Orchard Drive; to learn more about the farm call 828-685-9083 for more information.

Lyda Farms
Head over to Lyda Farms in Hendersonville and you will pick up more than just apples and jam; this fifth generation working farm and apple orchard also sells organic meats, eggs, and fresh vegetables and is open for tours as well. In autumn the farmís large pumpkin patch is filled with pumpkins that are perfect for all of your fall dťcor and Halloween festivities. Located at 3465 Chimney Rock Road in Hendersonville, Lyda Farms is very close to other farms in the area that are also open for tours. Call 828-685-3459 for more information.

The Curb Market
The historic Curb Market is a wonderful community farmerís and craft market that began in Hendersonville in 1924. Since then, the market has been a focal point for the community, and ďcity folkĒ from all around the larger metro regions in Western NC venture to the market to find fresh vegetables, meats, plants, fresh cut flowers and all kinds of great homemade gifts and crafts. The Curb Market is located at 221 North Church Street right in downtown Hendersonville NC, call 828-692-8012 for more information.

Asheville Farm
Visit Asheville Farm and you can explore a working goat farm, chicken coop and sheep herd all in the same stop. Asheville Farm is home to guinea fowl, dairy goats and Icelandic sheep and is a wonderful place for families to visit who have small children. You can pick up fresh veggies and other delights at the farm as well. Asheville Farm is located at 43 Bright Blue Sky Lane in Leicester NC, call 828-515-0177 for more information.

Start planning your next NC Camping trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains and browse our site. Our Western North Carolina Campgrounds are located right near Asheville North Carolina and are minutes from all of the popular Asheville NC Attractions including the Biltmore Estate NC, the North Carolina Arboretum, the Carl Sandburg Home, Chimney Rock NC and so much more! Stay in our North Carolina Mountain Campgrounds, which features RV sites and tent sites, and enjoy the very best in Henderson NC Camping.
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