The Apple Hill was once 16 original ranches. Today it boasts more than 50 ranches including fruit orchards, Christmas tree growers, pumpkin patches, wineries, a micro-brewery, Spa and vineyards.
In summer they harvest cherries and berries with some ranches offering a pick-your-own experience. Toward the end of summer, peaches, nectarines, plums, early apples and pears are offered along with berry, peach, nectarine, and pear baked goods.
In fall, fruits, ciders, vegetables, pumpkins, wines, baked goods, and homemade preserves are available. There are also a lot of activities going on for the whole family.
As winter approaches and the holiday season begins, you can come to Apple Hill and choose and cut the perfect family Christmas tree, and create some wonderful holiday traditions.
Take a drive to Apple Hill any time of the year, even if ranches are not open; enjoy the trees blooming and new green growth in the spring, sunny summer days have a picnic, in late October and early November enjoy the fall colors, apple cider and in the winter get above the fog and play in the snow.
Apple Hills is approximately 40 minutes from El Dorado Hills and this is just one if the great places you can visit while living in this wonderful El Dorado County community of El Dorado Hills. For more information on places to visit go to www.edhrealtor.com.