Apple Picking In and Around Denver, CO
One great way to get your kids to eat more fruit—and introduce them to the subtleties of sweet/tangy tastes -- is by taking them apple picking to a local orchard. Below are places to go and things to do for a day in the orchard all around our area.
Types of Apples and Reasons to Eat Them
Curious about the wide varieties of apples and what they're used for and taste like? Check out this neat page from Apple Country that provides photos and information. And, just to make you feel even better about taking your family out for a day picking apples, here is an article on the health benefits of a trip to the apple orchard.
One last thing: If a grower does not have a web site listing hours, PLEASE call first to make sure they are open! (This is experience talking!)
(And while you're out for fall family fun, here's where you can pick pumpkins in October.)