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Photo Friday: Apple Picking Around Boston

Fall in the Northeast is a true highlight. The trees become brilliant shades of reds, oranges, and golds making the views everywhere magnificent.  It’s a joy to just drive around this time of year. I particularly love how the seasons set a pattern of family rituals.  For us, Fall means a trip to the local apple orchard. Not only do we come away spending a great day together and loaded with apples, but let’s admit, there are great photo opportunities!

Here are links to a few family favorite orchards west of Boston. I always look for an orchard that offers some additional kid activities. Cider donuts and fresh cider are also a big hit.

Honey Pot Hill Orchards (Stow, MA):  The hedge maze and indoor box maze are always are a great challenge.

Shelburne Farm (Stow, MA):  Offers pony rides on the weekends.  Don’t miss the house cheddar!

Lookout Farm (Natick, MA): Tons of animals, a tram ride and great store.

Tougas Family Farm (Northborough, MA): Offers a wide variety of apples, like Honey Crisps, my personal favorite.

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Boston with kids – Spring activities

Boston with kids – Summer activities

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