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Butler's Orchard

Address: 22200 Davis Mill Rd, Germantown, MD 20876
Phone Number: 301-428-0444
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Ranked #2 of 4 Attractions in Germantown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: A family farm providing good, green fun and local produce for over 60 years. We offer 300 acres of...
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Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: A family farm providing good, green fun and local produce for over 60 years. We offer 300 acres of pick-your-own fruits and vegetables, a Farm Market, and special events throughout the year. At our annual Pumpkin Festival enjoy a hayride, jump in the hayloft, swoosh down the giant slides, visit barnyard buddies, play the rubber duckie derby, and explore the straw maze! Enjoy beautiful fall foliage, live music, hand dipped caramel apples, crafts, and lots more!
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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Wonderful place for obtaining locally grown produce. Used to love stopping here for fruit, vegies, and whatever else they had in their market that day. Well worth the trip and easy to get to from I-270.

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Germantown, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great place to get home grown apples and vegetables. Come in the fall for the Pumpkin Fest and have a ball picking your own pumpkin and enjoying the other events.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Bought a strawberry rhubarb pie here in October but was disappointed that rhubarb and the bottom pie crust wasn't cooked and baked properly. Too crunchy almost like eating fresh celery and the pie bottom was too doey! I do like the produce and local honey, but cannot say i will go out of my way to visit. Many unique locally... More 

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13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A bit challenging to get to at night due to the dark country roads , but you will be delighted with the Well lit country market with a large selection of apples, homemade jams and pies. We started out with a hayride throughout the farm a bit on the creepy, cheesy side with some skeletons and scarecrow ghostly displays ,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excellent apples! The honeycrisp is my favorite this season. Not the cheapest around, but the products are quality! The pies are good too! Bring the family and enjoy a day at the orchard!

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Germantown, Maryland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The staff is great, the location charming, but oy, the prices. You can easily pay over $100 for Christmas tree and they grow their own. That said, they are one of the only places that have trees over 8'.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My 2 year old had a very dangerous experience today at the harvest festival. The site claims it is for ages 2 and up and on a Tuesday Morning I figured it would be a lot of small people out getting pumpkins and enjoying the sunshine. This was not the case. Apparently there were school groups there? Lots of older... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My family and I go to Butler's annually for the past three years for the Fall Festivity and we always have a good time. It's plenty for the kids to do there and the food is pretty good too! The lines were long to get snacks and food. If you are thinking about going I say....GO! & see for yourself.

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We really wanted to like Butler's Orchard but after waiting over an hour to drive in and park, we were summarily yelled at for walking to the bathroom instead of moving our car to the bathroom. After selecting and purchasing pumpkins, we then waited in traffic for another 15 minutes to park at the Farmer's Market, and then another 20... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The market shop here has lots of fresh produce and packaged food items as well as little gifts. The staff are great and the pick your own is a great experience. Although it can get quite crowded and busy they seem well equipped to handle all of the people.

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