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Where to Go Apple Picking Near Weston

There are lots of great places near Wellesley you can get to in less than an hour.

Ah, fall. 

Crisp air, cool nights, pumpkin-flavored everything and ripe red apples you can pick yourself. What's not to love? 

There are several great apple orchards close to Weston at which to spend a lovely fall afternoon. Here are our top picks:

Belkin Family Lookout Farm - (89 Pleasant St. South Natick, MA)

  • Hours: Monday - Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Price: Admisison is $8 weekdays, $14 weekends.

Winning for its close proximity to Weston, (under five miles) Lookout Farm offers not only "U-pick" apple picking where you can select the apples you want yourself, but also an array of family and children's activities like pony rides, and a farm animal zoo. Check out their apple guide to see which apples you'll find in season when you go. 

Shelburne Farm - (106 West Acton Road, Stow, MA)

  • Hours: Open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Price: No admission fee. Half-bushel, approx. 20 lbs., $26, One peck, approx. 10 lbs., $18.

Twenty miles west of Weston sits Shelburne Farm has 50 acres of apples and pumpkins you can pick yourself. For kids, there's a moon bounce, hay maze, hay mountain, pedal tractors, and tractor play area, and a pony ride, which costs $5. See the farm's schedule for weekly events and more. 

Tougas Family Farm

  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Closed Mondays and Oct. 9.
  • Price: Cost is $20 for a 10 lb. bag of apples, $30 for 20 lbs.

To the west of Wellesley, Tougas Family Farm offers wagon rides to the orchards, and a long picking season. They also have pumpkins, cherries and a nifty website for day-of conditions.

Where is your go-to apple picking farm close to Wellesley? Tell us in the comments!

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