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Five Places to Pick Apples In and Around St. Louis

Check out these local places to pick apples.

We've got a round up of five places you might not have heard of where you can pick apples. All are within an hour or so of St. Louis.

1. Herman's Farm: Herman's Farm in St. Charles has Jonathan, Red Delicious and Jon-A-Gold and Honeycrisp Apples available for picking from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

2. Eckert's Farm: From 9 a.m. until 6:30 p.m., pick your own apples at the Millstadt Farm location. Every Monday is also Apple Knocker Day, for the hard 'core' apple-pickers. 

3. Centennial Farms: Located in Augusta, MO, Centennial Farms has pick your own apples available Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with Jonathan, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Empire and Jonagold available. They also have a farm funland, which has an admission to get in.

4. Mills Apple Farm: Across the river in Illinois, Mills Apple Farm is about 25 minutes away from St. Louis. Head out on a fall weekend, ride the wagon and pick a bag full of apples. Check out their calendar for a schedule of events including Apple Festival Weekend Sept. 22 and 23.

5. Broom Orchard: Located in Carlinville, IL, Broom Orchard is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. The orchard offers pick your own Braeburns, Jonagold, Red and Golden Delicious, Jonathans and Empire. Their annual apple festival is Sept. 22 and 23.

 

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