Its apple picking season & the capital region has plenty of orchards to get delicious, crisp apples perfect for picking, eating & baking!

The capital region is home to many wonderful apple orchards where you can pick your own apples or, if you're always in a rush like me, simply drop by & pick up a bushell. And don't forget to grab a gallon of cider & a dozen cider donuts while you're there! Some of the orchards make their own apple wine as well which is so sweet & its wine!Here are some local orchards right here in the capital region in close proximity to Albany, Schenectady & Troy!.

Indian Ladder Farms in Altamont

Altamont Orchards in Altamont

Bowman Orchards in Rexford

Riverview Orchards in Rexford

Golden Harvest in Valatie

Goolds Orchard in Castleton

Samascott Orchards in Kinderhook

Saratoga Apple in Schuylerville

Kristy's Barn in Schodack

Get to pickin'!

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