Do This Now: Pick-Your-Own Apples

Our guide to the area’s best PYO orchards

If the thought of spending a weekend morning in nothing more than jeans and a well-loved sweater stretching to pluck fresh apples from dew-covered branches is as appealing to you as it is to me (I’ve been daydreaming of it ever since I saw the first few leaves touch down along Kelly Drive), now is the perfect time to actually grab a few friends or excited kids and head on out there. Follow our guide to the area’s best pick-your-own destinations to get your fill of those perfectly tart, juice-dribbling-down-your-chin, homemade-applesauce moments.