Best time to visit is late summer and fall when apples and other fruits and pumpkins are ready for picking. Pick your own or buy from the large indoor fruit stand. Fresh apple pies also for sale. There are orchard hayrides for families.
can pass fall without visiting Blu Jays, we love to go apple picking every season, they have a market and i love their apple juice and apple crumb cake. so good, not to cheap , but worth it.
The chance to pick your own apples is a great experience, especially for city dwellers and kids who have little sense of how fruits get to the table. I grew up in this area, and appreciate that they are still a going small business.
Great variety of apples plus pies, preserves, and other offerings. The shop is well stocked but you can also pick your own apples--a particularly fun activity for families (as are the wagon rides).
Grew up in the area and have fond memories of BJO as well as love of Macouns. Live in FL now, so went as part of our vacation to pick apples and enjoy the fall weather. The orchard is just beautiful and is clearly marked as to where/what is open for picking. Loved that they had some "apple facts" signage... 更多
It is great fun to take the family here, spend some time in the crisp air, and take advantage of the fresh apples, and other products that they sell in the store.
Blue Jay Orchards is a great place to go with the youngsters. They have seasonal "pick your own" and a nice general store with a variety of baked goods and seasonal items. Their apple cider donuts are delicious. My kids are grown but we still go to Blue Jay for fresh local produce.
I guess if you are from the city this place would seem like a country apple orchard. However, I am from the country (eastern Connecticut) and this place just seemed like an overly commercialized tourist destination. It was extremely crowded, the donuts were prepackaged and they not made fresh while you waited, and the cider was pasteurized (I can get... 更多