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Best Apple Picking?

adri2788 | Sep 23, 2012 11:59 AM

I am relatively new to DC, and looking for great apple picking. I lived in New England for several years, so while I'm certainly not expecting the same experience, I'm hoping there is an orchard somewhat nearby with some of the key things I am looking for? I have a car and I'm willing to drive about 90min (I wouldn't want to go much further than that and the closer to DC, the better). I'd like to:

-bring my dog
-have a decent variety to choose from
-great or decent view?
-have some other activities going on at the orchard or (very nearby), like a barbeque, general store, hayrides, picnic area, mazes, wine tastings, etc.

I would LOVE to find great apple cider doughnuts, but I've heard they are hard to get outside New England. An organic orchard or one that didn't spray pesticides all over the U-Pick apples would be ideal. If I could find *most* of these qualities, I would love to plan a trip for next weekend. Any thoughts??

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