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Fall fun

Group Packages

Come Enjoy NC Apples In Good Company! 

Are you members of a church group, club, or youth group? Are you a tour guide, bus guide, or are you planning a corporate outing? Or do you have a large group of family and friends looking for something fun to do? Come enjoy some fresh air, fall foliage, apples, cider, and bakery delights at Apple Hill Orchard & Cider Mill! 

For groups of 10 or more, we offer tours and packages with discounted rates Monday-Friday by reservation only! 

— Wagon Tour —

Due to COVID-19 we are not scheduling guided tours at this time. 

Take a wagon ride through the orchard and farm. Along the way, the wagon stops at the orchard's highest point. Here you'll find great views of NC's South Mountains and you'll get to learn some history from our tour guide. You'll also learn what work goes on in the orchard throughout the year and how we harvest our apples. Feel free to ask your guide questions! The tour lasts approximately 30 minutes and is offered on weekdays at 9:30, 11:00, or 2:00. Reservations in advance are required. ​Only 25 participants can ride the wagon at one time. 

Cost - $5 per person. Children 2 yrs. old and younger are free. 

Discounted Add On - Apple donut and small cider slushie, or coffee. $2

— Pick Your Own Package —

  • Welcome and apple info session about the day's pickings, how to pick an apple, and how to store apples. 

  • Each participant will receive a 1/4 peck bag to pick apples and directions will be given on where to go into the orchard. As a group, the apples are sold at a discounted rate.

  • Once given bags, everyone will walk into the orchard to take pictures, pick apples, and enjoy time together. 

Cost - $3 per person. Group packages are by reservation only for groups of 10 or more Monday-Friday.

Discounted Add On - Apple donut and small cider slushie, or coffee. $2

— Guided Tour —

Due to COVID-19 we are not scheduling guided tours at this time. 

​Guided tour length 1 hr. 20 minutes. 

  • A covered wagon ride through the orchard and farm

  • A lesson on bees and apple pollination

  • Taste cider and apples

  • Visit our apple cold storage room

  • Learn how we make our award winning cider

  • View our apple grading line and learn how we sort apples after harvest

  • Get a quarter peck bag and select apples out of the bin

Cost - TBD. Tours are by reservation only for groups of 10 or more Monday-Friday at 9:30, 11:00, or 2:00. Only 25 participants can ride the wagon at one time. 

Discounted Add On - Apple donut and small cider slushie, or coffee. $2

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2075 Pleasant Hill Ave.

Morganton NC, 28655

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