Southeast Tennessee’s Best Apple Orchards
Here are some of Southeast Tennessee’s best orchards for autumn apple adventures:
351 Weese Road SE, Cleveland, TN
Apple Valley Orchard features a bakery, gift shop, seasonal events and tours (including for groups and field trips) by appointment. This family-owned orchard was recently name the Best Apple Orchard in Tennessee by Southern Living magazine, which also counted the bakery’s pies as among the best in the South. The orchard store is open 7 days a week, seasonally.
6351 New Harmony Road, Pikeville, TN
Oren Wooden’s Apple House, located on top of Dayton Mountain outside of Pikeville, grows apples, pumpkins and a whole host of other vegetables. The orchard cafe’ features apple-based treats and homemade pies. The orchard is open 7 days a week, seasonally.
956 Wheeler Road, Dunlap, TN
Wheeler’s Orchard has been in operation since the Wheeler family purchased it and planted apple trees in the 1970s, but the land had been used as an orchard even before that time. This farm focuses on sustainably grown apples and offers pick-your-own options.. The orchard store is open 7 days a week, seasonally.