Does Indiana have apple orchards?

Apple farms across the state of Indiana are the backbone of traditional autumn activities like apple picking, hay rides, cider donuts, and lots more fabulous family fun.

What month is good for apple picking?

The month of September is generally the best time of year to pick apples. While different varieties of apples ripen at different times, and the climate varies the harvest from year to year, early fall is almost always a reliable time to go apple picking.

Are apples in season?

Depending on the variety, apples are available from late July through early November. Deep red and golden Macoun apples have a sweeter, tarter flavor; because they’re very juicy, they’re great for applesauce. The red- and green-skinned McIntosh apples are one of the most aromatic apples around.

What are Indiana melons?

40% larger then western varieties, Indiana cantaloupe have an indescribable taste, flavor, and fragrance. Grown primarily in Daviess, Gibson, Jackson, Knox, Posey, and Sullivan counties. Indiana’s summertime super sweet cantaloupe are available from early July to Mid September.

What do apple orchards do?

Get the kids off their phones and out into the crisp autumn air with an apple-picking excursion. Start an annual tradition that the whole family can look forward to every year. Plus, many orchards provide additional activities like hay rides, cider pressing, a gift shop or sometimes even a small petting zoo!

What is there to do in Indiana in the fall?

Fall Bucket List: Top 11 things to do in Indiana this fall

  • Go Apple Picking at a local orchard (and make a homemade apple pie!)
  • Take a ‘Fall Foliage’ drive.
  • Get lost in a corn maze – and snap some photos to prove it!
  • Play (or watch) some Football.
  • Visit a pumpkin patch – and pick the biggest pumpkin there!

Where can I find Macintosh apples?

The McIntosh or McIntosh Red (nicknamed the “Mac”), is the most popular apple cultivar in eastern Canada and the northeastern United States. It is also found in Kashmir region of southeast Asia. It also sells well in eastern Europe.

What apples are available now?


Variety Taste Available Now?
Granny Smith Tart Yes
Golden Delicious Sweet and mellow. Crisp and juicy. Yes
Honey Crisp Very sweet, crisp and juicy. Tastes like apple cider! Yes
Ida Red Slightly tart and juicy. Yes