Hendersonville stays busy during the fall foliage season with leaf peepers and apple pickers! Henderson County is the largest apple-producing county in North Carolina, growing over half of the bountiful harvest. Baskets full of red delicious and green granny smiths await at about a dozen local orchards, many of which offer tours and allow you to pick your own. Below, we've highlighted a few of the many fantastic orchards located in Hendersonville.
Stepp's Hillcrest Orchard
As a 4th Generation Farm, Stepp's is a well-seasoned orchard that has been inviting guests to pick their own apples for 45 years. Situated in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in Hendersonville, NC, Stepp's Hillcrest Orchard is a must visit the farm during apple season.
Now in its 5th Generation, Justus Orchard offers delicious North Carolina apples, blackberries, pumpkins, and preserves to their guests. Experience the fun of picking your own bounty at this amazing, sprawling orchard in Hendersonville, NC.
Enjoy some amazing family-friendly fun at Grandad's Apples - a 70 acre, family owned and operated farm located in Hendersonville, NC. Not limited to apples, Grandad's also grows peaches, pumpkins, a corn maze, and more! You'll become positively smitten with Hendersonville after visiting this fantastic area attraction.