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“Best part of the trip!”
Review of Sky Top Orchard

Sky Top Orchard
Ranked #3 of 10 things to do in Flat Rock
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We are only open early August to late November/early December each season. If you see hours listed here on TripAdvisor on dates outside this range, they are incorrect. Always check our website for the most up-to-date information. We are a Pick-your-own apple orchard offering family-fun activities including apple and cider tastings, hayrides and a nature walk through a "bamboo" forest. Our season typically runs from the first week of August to the last week of November or first week of December depending on weather and other factors.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for young children
Brenham, Texas, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Best part of the trip!”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

This place was our favorite. The smell alone was awesome....the cider divine. My girls (ages 5 and 11) picked apples until their buckets were full then we fed the goats and ate apple donuts. It was the highlight of our trip - beating out Biltmore Estate! Would highly recommend for a family outing.

Visited November 2013
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Flat Rock, North Carolina
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68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Fun for kids”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

We go to sky top every fall with grand kids just try to go during the week and be ready to walk up and down hills. They have fun playground. Apples and other items a bit pricy but its the experience!

Visited September 2013
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GA
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148 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Fun Place”
Reviewed October 30, 2013

Great place and a lot of fun. Beautiful setting on top of the mountain. They had many varieties of apples, which you could taste before buying. Go on their web site for directions to put in your GPS

Visited October 2013
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Greenville, South Carolina
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great family place. Worth the trip JUST for the donuts.”
Reviewed October 28, 2013

I was a little torn between giving this place 3 stars or 4. We've been coming to Sky Top for years and this year has probably been the worst with the crowds and slim pickings for picking apples. I think it's probably best to take a day during the week or call ahead and see which days are booked with schools to avoid the crowd (if that's even possible.) Make sure you bring wipes or a roll of TP for the bathrooms and hand sanitizer.

They have a playground, petting zoo where you can feed the animals, mini bamboo trail, hay rides and of course the apple picking. They do samples of the apples and probably the best thing ever are those amazingly warm and HOMEMADE right infront of you donuts. IF HEAVEN HAD A FLAVOR APPLE CIDER DONUTS WOULD BE IT. Seriously. The line was the worst thing ever. My in laws waited 40 mins in line (God bless them) for them while we picked apples. But I would've waited in line for them myself. Beautiful scenery. Great place to take pictures. Despite this year's crowd we will def continue or yearly tradition of hitting this place up... maybe we'll go on the weekdays though. :)

Visited October 2013
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good time”
Reviewed October 21, 2013

It was crowded but everything went smooth. Their were many families there enjoying themselves. Lines were long for Apple Cider Doughnut and Apple Cider Slushies but there were worth the wait. It was a large farm a lot of walking people with walking problems will have problems in the orchard.

Visited October 2013
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