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Carter Mountain Orchard

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Address: 1435 Carters Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, VA
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+1 434-977-1833
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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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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From Williamsburg a nice, easy drive about 2 hrs. 20 minutes. Fun place to take kids! Great way to spend a family outing! Go in the fields and pick your own apples. Our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From Williamsburg a nice, easy drive about 2 hrs. 20 minutes. Fun place to take kids! Great way to spend a family outing! Go in the fields and pick your own apples. Our grandkids have so much fun and we love buying what's already been picked. Lot's of other foods and pies to buy as well. Beautiful location any time... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in Charlottesville, this is an absolute must. Whether you're bringing a whole herd of little ones to pick apples for their first time (too cute!) or relaxing with a glass of cider and your significant other watching the sunset during one of their Thursday evening series, Carter Mountain is the place for you. The have a vast selection... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took all 4 kids and had such a fun time picking apples! We enjoyed the shops and food too! The apple donuts!!! YUMMY!

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is good for fresh air and apples. It has scenic views and lots of space. We went near the end of the season and there was still plenty of fruit on the trees. The apples here taste better than shipped apples. The baked treats are out of this world.

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Thank Joseph L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carter Mountain is a fun place to go with your family to pick apples and peaches. The view of Charlottesville from the Mountain is great. They have a snack bar here where you can get a limited lunch menu, and yummy cinnamon apple donuts. You can take your nachos or barbecue out on the deck to eat at picnic tables... More 

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Thank marta_mil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view, can see all of Charlottesville and beyond. They have apples peaches and great wine. They also carry a wide array of Virginia products, definitely worth seeing.

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Legnica, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends took me there for Thursday's Sunset event. I wasn't convinced that it might be something interesting, but I was wrong. Views were amazing especially the sunset. The next time we'll come earlier to take a good spot. Good choice of fresh ciders, fruits, and cakes. Live music was a big plus of this event - not too loud... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a fantastic way to spend time with your family. The views are breathtaking and the kids will have a great time either picking their own apples or selecting some from the already picked bins. Also, don't forget peach season. The peaches are so delicious and your little ones will have even more fun if you take them home... More 

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Charlottesville VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

So many great new things about Carter Mountain. Cider donuts, oh Yum! The views are spectacular, so close to the city. The new paved road is great, having a traffic cop on busy weekends makes it so safe. Vineyards are beautiful. Don't miss this authentic piece of VA!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Fresh picked peaches and apples, in season. You can also pick your own. Peach or apple pies, apple cookies and apple cider are also available.l

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