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Apple Hill Orchard Cider Mill

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Best Places For Apple Picking In Charlotte

Take a weekend drive through the open farmland and hillsides of North Carolina. Not far from Charlotte metro, enjoy meadows speckled with wildflowers and roadside stands brimming with apples. Explore lush fields of apple trees — the picking season kicked off Labor Day — and pack a picnic lunch for a budget-friendly fall weekend. Don’t forget homemade, hot apple pie or apple cider donuts for dessert.



Best Cider Mills!

When it comes to autumn, there is nothing like fresh apples. It is even better when those fresh apples are made into fresh apple cider! Check out a few places we believe are some of the most spectacular places for a stellar cup of apple cider!

CBS Charlotte–10/17/2011