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Carter Mountain Orchard

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Address: 1435 Carters Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, VA
Phone Number: +1 434-977-1833
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Description: Located next to Monticello and Michie Tavern, Carter Mountain Orchard is...
Located next to Monticello and Michie Tavern, Carter Mountain Orchard is family-owned and operated. Our mountaintop location affords spectacular views of Charlottesville, the Piedmont, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Open April through November, we offer Pick-Your-Own and pre-picked Peaches and Nectarines (June-August) and Pick Your Own and pre-picked Apples (mid-August through November). Our bakery serves fresh-baked pies and cookies, hand-dipped ice cream, and our famous Apple Cider Donuts! Apple Cider, Apple Butter, jams and jellies, local crafts, pumpkins, and gourmet food products available in our country store. Wine tasting and sales on site, and the Mountain Grille serves lunch. Our school tours are popular-call for reservations. Scouts, Youth Groups, Seniors welcome. Family friendly. Please see our website for more details
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Great views!

This is a great place to bring the family and pick apples or whatever fruit in season and have some very good food I love their apple pie ,

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to bring the family and pick apples or whatever fruit in season and have some very good food I love their apple pie ,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

We go there every fall to look out over the city. We buy apples and fresh apple pie and do the wine tasting. I even went on the hayride for fun with my little sis. It's a great family place.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Apple picking by day, sunset series by night! Every Thursday from Mid-May to Mid-September, Carter's Mountain hosts the perfect way to watch the sunset from their beautiful location. Bring a blanket and some friends for a great evening with live music and several food and drink options. I had a great time just hanging out with a friend, plenty of... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Very nice apple orchard ... nice way to spend a fall morning -- but beware -- the weekend crowds can be overwhelming (especially the first beautiful Saturday in the fall). Apple Cinnamon donuts are fantastic & nice look out

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Rockville Centre, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We visited the Apple Orchard and retail shop! The view is magnificent! We enjoyed walking around in the shop and looking at everything that they offered. We bought Cherry Salad Dressing (that we tried when we got home and it is delicious), cherries, and a jar of ChowChow! We did not try the ice cream or the donuts but they... More 

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charlottesville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

This is about 1/2 a mile prior to Monticello and a must add to a trip. The ride up and down the mountain is protected by trees. However, at the top an amazing 360 degree view of central Va is revealed. The orchard offers great treats for anyone. For a romantic destination you can enjoy a bottle of wine on... More 

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arlington, texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Visited after this place was recommended by a local. On the road to Monticello, it's a pretty 5 drive after the turn off. Views on a clear day are beautiful. The large, clean store offered apples and cherries when I visited as well as a big wine and gift selection.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Store and tasting areas are on the top of the monte, great views of the areas below. Store has fresh veggies, fruit preserves and unique little gifts. We attended a wine tasting (Prince Michel label) and bought several of their wines and I fell in love with their port and bought an onion of it as well. The cider tasting... More 

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williamsburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This mountain top is beautiful. We went in the middle of the summer and they were have a Peach Festival. We had 2 of our grandkids with us 11 & 12. They had a blast and they loved picking apples. Cute Country store, wine tasting and a quick lunch was great! We go here about 3 times a year.

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Keswick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This place gets crazy in the fall, so get there early or be prepared for traffic jams on the weekend. Their apple cider donuts are to-die-for. It's fun for families, with hayrides, live music in the summer, extensive gift shops and wonderful apples for picking or already picked and ready to go.

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Additional Information about Carter Mountain Orchard

Address: Address: 1435 Carters Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, VA
Phone Number: +1 434-977-1833
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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