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Wilson Orchard

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We visit this orchard every fall to pick apples or just buy at their store. The orchard is... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2019
Jake060
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Iowa City, Iowa
Great afternoon excursion Just outside of Iowa City

I have been here numerous times. Picking your own apples is fun and great exercise. You are likely... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
GregoryGW
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Iowa City, Iowa
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2924 Orchard Ln NE, Iowa City, IA 52240-7758
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This orchard is absolutely beautiful--one of the prettiest I've ever seen. The bakery is also great. Everything is delicious. However, its often way too busy to even enjoy. On some weekends there is a line to even get into the building to get your basket...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019

We visit this orchard every fall to pick apples or just buy at their store. The orchard is beautiful and we enjoy taking a hay rack ride with our grandkids. We always stock up on their delicious frozen pies to use during the winter and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jake060
Reviewed August 7, 2019

I have been here numerous times. Picking your own apples is fun and great exercise. You are likely to see deer in the orchard or in the adjacent woods if you are vigilant.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GregoryGW
Reviewed July 7, 2019

There is a lot to love at Wilson's. The beauty of the property and hiking to pick your own apples, tasting different apples in the shop, sweet little spots to sit outside an enjoy the view, lots of yummy treats from various local vendors. But...our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank justbeachy6
Reviewed July 6, 2019

Choosing pickin' fresh apples never got easier or more fun for the family. Located just north of Iowa City, Wilson Orchard has its rows of apple trees clearly marked so that you can pick the kind you want and know that it is fresh. There...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Randy L
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Every fall we go to celebrate a birthday at this beautiful orchard. We bring a picnic and then have the apple turnovers with ice cream for dessert.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katie L
Reviewed March 24, 2019

Wilson's Orchard is a beautiful spot just north of Iowa City, IA. You could go there just for a walk through the orchards, if you wanted, and then stop before you leave to pick up some apples, cider, turnovers, or other treats. They sell a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank somuch2seeintheworld
Reviewed March 4, 2019

Fun to get out and pick your own apples, the gift shop has neat things. Line was backed up to the door, but moved quickly and the smell of the apple donuts was amazing. They should bottle that smell.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brenda H
Reviewed December 4, 2018

A perfect weekend drive out into the country a bit north of Iowa city brings one to rolling hills covered with apple trees. Perfect fall days see many families out picking apples while those less adventurous stock up inside the store. Just try to leave...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stangene
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

You cannot go wrong with a visit to the Wilson Orchard. It is just plain old good Iowa fun. Rides on hay racks to the orchard, apple picking, and relaxing. You can get food to eat, plus a shopping area. Well worth the visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
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The orchard has an office and showroom open year round and offers venues for private events. However, the harvest season is the most active time with fresh fruit available for picking or purchase as picked. My guess is... More
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