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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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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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Try the Donut Peach Cider!

Did a Southern themed dinner party and served the Carter Mountain Donut Peach Cider (not to be confused with Apple Cider Donuts), the baked-on-premises peach pies and fresh... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Keswick, Virginia
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Keswick, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Did a Southern themed dinner party and served the Carter Mountain Donut Peach Cider (not to be confused with Apple Cider Donuts), the baked-on-premises peach pies and fresh peaches. Guests really enjoyed them all!

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Thank Peter R
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in town visiting Monticello. We noticed the orchard sign on our way to the Jefferson vineyard. We stopped the next day. The apple cider was delicious and really helped us cool off form a hot day of sightseeing.The views were also stupendous.

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed our visit here. This is very close to town and to Monticello and has a beautiful view of the area. This is a huge orchard with many trees. We hiked half way up the mountain to the current peach picking area. The trees were loaded with large peaches which were delicious after three days of ripening. We... More 

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Thank David B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Carter Mountain Orchard when visiting with family in Charlottesville. We had a great time. Beautiful scenery, delicious fruit and wonderful peach ice cream. Would recommend a visit but it is a bit of walking.

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Thank coley929
Montpelier, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have actually never picked apples at Carter Mountain Orchard but we do go each year to purchase bushels of apples for canning! Yum! We hang out at the top of the mountain and walk around, look at the produce and little shops and eat food sold at the farm. We enjoy being at the top of the mountain (it's... More 

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Thank Shirley W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The view is fantastic and worth coming just to see, but the apples, peaches and tomatoes are wonderful. The gift shop is very well done and they have cider and donuts year round. The peach cider is wonderful. There is corn hole game for everyone to enjoy. You can pick your own apples. For the adults there is their hard... More 

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Thank Kenneth M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place year round, but especially when apples are in season. The views of Charlottesville and the Blue Ridge Mountains are fantastic. They have activities and events year round, check their calendar.

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Thank David D
Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A good place for a picnic. Enjoy the hayride. The peach doughnuts are a must and peach and apple cider. See the scenic view of Charlottesville A great place to take the grandchildren. Bring your camera and binoculars. Expect to do some walking.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great view and a great annual tradition for our family. This Fall we hope to add to the tradition and hope Carter MTN keeps the Thursday night sunset. Pick apples and then a great cider while listening to music as the sunsets on the Blue Ridge. Not a hidden gem of Charlottesville but if you don't go during the Fall... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

lovely view , right next to Michie Tavern. Fairly good doughnuts and easy parking. a good stop for apples.

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