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Apple Orchards

Nicknamed "Georgia's Apple Capital," Ellijay hosts the annual Georgia Apple Festival in October at the Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds. Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., (two weekends).  Over 50 varieties of apples are grown in the region.  Highway 51, known as "Apple Orchard Alley," is the place to go for fresh-from-the-tree apples!

Listing of North Georgia Orchards

 

 

 

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Along "Apple Orchard Alley" on Hwy 52E in Ellijay, there are eleven roadside stands where you can find fresh-picked tree-ripened apples.  You'll also find petting farms, music and "country stores" with donuts, candied apples and more. 

Some stands are open August to December.  Some are open year-round.  Please call the farm or orchard BEFORE you go as weather, heavy picking and business conditions can affect their hours and crops!



 

APPLE ORCHARDS IN NORTH GEORGIA:

We suggest that you call the following businesses before you drive there.  We do our best to keep information current.  However, businesses open, close and move without our knowing.  Please let us know, using the correction notice link at the bottom of the page if a business has closed or has changed address, and we will correct the information on our listing.  If you would like to add a comment about a business, you can let us know your thoughts there as well.  Thanks!  Ellijay Marketplace/Customer Service.

Name

Phone/Open

Location

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Goods for Sale

Description

Aaron's Apple House

 
706-273-3180;
Open: August through December 9am to 6pm, 7 days a week
Ellijay, GA 8.8 miles East of Ellijay on Hwy 52. Apples, cider, peaches, grapes, jams, jellies, relishes, honey, syrup, apple cakes, strudels, cookies, bread, fried pies, etc. A clean roadside market with a plentiful selection of apples.
B.J. Reece Apple House
 
706-276-3048; Starting the second weekend in Sept, U-pick every day from 9 until 5:30 pm, until around the third weekend in October. 9131 Hwy 52 East, Ellijay Appx 8 miles East of Ellijay on Hwy 52. Fresh produce, canned goods, ciders, fresh apple pies, and other gift items.
 
Petting farm and music.
$2.00 per person charge to enter the orchard
Hillcrest Orchards
 
706-273-3838; Sept.1 - Oct. 31 - 9:00am - 6:00pm and Nov.1 - Nov.30 - 9:00am - 5:00pm. No pets allowed. 9696 Highway 52 East, Ellijay Appx. 9 miles East of Ellijay on Hwy 52 Apples, peaches, pies, doughnuts, ice cream, honey, crafts, bread, dried apples Petting farm, playground, festivals, tours, hayrides, haunted house, pick-your-own apples, operating gristmill
Red Apple Barn
 
706-635-5898; Open August thru December, Mon through Sat: 9-6, Sunday, 12:30 - 5:30 3379 Tails Creek Road, Ellijay GA 282, appx 5 miles from Ellijay Apples, cider, dried apples, apple bread, fried apple & strawberry pies, honey, jams, jellies, pumpkins, etc. Pick your own apples, hay rides, tour buses welcome.
Panorama Orchards
 
706-276-3813; Open July-March, Weekends Year-Round, 9 am to 6 pm Ellijay 3 miles south of Ellijay on Appalachian Hwy. 515 Apples, cider, fried pies, apple bread, apple butter, sorghum syrup, honey, jams, jellies, chow chow, pickles, peaches, pumpkins and dried apples, ice cream, Pick your own; more than 20 varieties of apples, as well as peaches and fall vegetables; a variety of apple related products and baked goods are sold to the public at their farm market;  old fashioned soda fountain.
R&A Orchards
 
706-273-3821 or
706-273-2639;
Open: July 1 - December 1; 8 am-7 pm
5505 Highway 52 East Ellijay 3 miles south of Ellijay on Hwy 515 and Talona Mtn. Rd Apple cider, apple candy, apple pies! Pick your own.
Old country store on property where you can buy various apple items.
Mack Aaron Apple House 706-273-3600; Open: in season, 8 am to 6 pm, Monday to Saturday; 12:30pm to 5:30 pm on Sunday. 2801 Lower Cartecay Road, Ellijay, GA 8.5 miles East of Ellijay on Hwy. 52.  Not to be confused with Aaron's Apples, which is just down the road! Apples, cider, peaches, grapes, jams, jellies, relishes, candied apples, honey, apple cakes, strudels, cookies, bread, fried pies, 10 types of fruit pies. No pick-your-own, but they have a good variety of apples, great prices and other pre-picked fresh produce. They also have a fresh bakery with fried pies, some of which are sugar free.
Hudson's 706-273-3160; Open 7 days, 8:30 am to 5 pm. 8036 Hwy 52 East, Ellijay, GA West on Hwy 52 Apples, cider,  jams, jellies, relishes, honey, syrups. No-frills roadside stand with good prices.
Sellers' Orchard and Apple House 706-273-3026; Open: August through December 8am-7pm. Rt. 52 East, Ellijay, GA 7 miles East of Ellijay on Hwy. 52.   Breads, Fritters, canned goods, apples  
Penland's Apple House 706-635-5110; Open: August through December, 7 days a week, 9am to 6pm. Hwy 515 Bypass, Ellijay, GA
They also have a location at Ga Hwy 282 and US 76 (8 miles west of Ellijay)
3.5 miles south of Ellijay Apples, cider, peaches, apple pies, apple cider doughnuts, ice cream and apple fritters, jams, jellies, relishes, honey, syrup, bread. No pick-your-own, but they have a good variety of apples,  and a convenient location right on the by-pass, directly opposite Panorama.
Red Apple Barn at Little Bend Orchard
 
706-635-5898 or
706-635-7674; Open: Aug.15 through Dec. Mon - Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun, 12:30-5:30 pm
3379 Tallscreek Rd., Ellijay, GA 3.5 miles west of Ellijay on U.S. Hwy. 76/Ga. 282 on left side of road. Apples, cider, dried apples, apple pies, fritters, breads, candy apples, jams, jellies, honey, sorghum syrup, baskets. farm tours and apple picking
Mercier Orchards 706-632-3411 or toll-free 800-361-7731; Open year round Blue Ridge 2 miles north of Blue Ridge on Highway 5 Homemade
“Fried Apple Pies”, doughnuts,
apple bread and “Fresh Apple Cider”
Bakery and Gift  Store, "U-Pick Apples in the fall; Features  produce, baked goods, coffee bar, gifts and more goodies.  Inside Mercier Orchards: Buck's Meat & Cheese shop, Adele's Kitchen, Mountain Blooms, bird and pet supplies and specialty home furnishings
Mountain View Orchards
 
706-492-7753; Please contact them for hours 2984 Mobile Road, McCaysville, GA McCaysville, GA Pick your own apples. Also, pumpkins. Hayrides. Blanche Manor (horseback riding ranch, 2 miles away) hosts wagon rides at the orchard followed by a campfire dinner, music and interaction with their horses.

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Updated: 6/2013
 

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