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Where are some good places to go apple picking in Virginia?

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Places to go apple picking in Virginia include Silver Creek Orchard and Seamans' Orchard. Both orchards offer apple picking on select dates in the fall, as of 2015.

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Where are some good places to go apple picking in Virginia?
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Silver Creek Orchards offers apple picking from Sept. 12 to 13 and Oct. 10 to 11 during the 2015 season. Apples available for picking in September include Virginia Gold, Red Delicious, Gold Delicious, Mutzu and Empire. October apple varieties include Rome, York, Granny Smith, Arkansas Black and Fuji. Silver Creek Orchards is located at 3679 Pharsalia Rd., Tyro, VA, 22976. Driving directions for Silver Creek Orchards are available at Virginia.org by clicking Silver Creek Orchards in the Events section. The site also lets users add events to a trip planner.

Seamans' Orchard allows visitors to pick half-bushels or full bushels of Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonagold and Empire apples. The orchard has scheduled its apple-picking event for Sept. 19 and 20 in 2015. The farm provides containers for all apple-pickers and contains apple trees that produce Honey Crisp, Pink Lady, Gala and Fuji apples. Seamans' Orchard is located at 415 Dark Hollow Rd, Roseland, VA 22967. This orchard provides driving directions and contact information at SeamansOrchard.com. The site lists all upcoming events at the orchard, such as the Apple Butter Making Festival.

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