Carter Mountain Orchard, Charlottesville

Pick your own apples, peaches, and nectarines at Carter Mountain Orchard. Enjoy different varieties of fresh seasonal fruits, including pre-picked fruits, delicious baked goods, and ice cream. Enjoy views of Charlottesville, the Piedmont, and the Blue Ridge Mountains while you sip the family-owned orchard's famous apple cider. This site also sells a number of other products, such as butters, jams, and crafts, and even offers wine tours. Plan a Charlottesville trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • Go to Carters for the best fresh fruit in the county. And one of the finest Mountain Views you'll see.  more »
  • Its been a few years since I visited the place and it still is worth the trip. A few things to consider: 1. The road up to Carters Mt Orchard is steep and narrow, so take your time. When I drove up on...  more »
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  • I wish there were more for kids to do, and somewhere to sit when wine testing that had a roof over it, even an umbrella on the table would have been nice. The wine is excellent! I really liked their season specialties... The apple cider slushy is great! My favorite wine was the raspberry, had to buy a bottle of that! Fun and friendly staff too. If you're looking for a pumpkin patch for your little ones I wouldn't go here unless they add more activities for them.
  • Lots of good food, cider, and wine here. Love the cider donuts. You can't beat the view from atop the mountain, and if you love apples, this is the place to go for a huge variety that you can pick or buy already bagged. Peaches are another offering that is quite good. Right now it is winter and out of season but check their website and visit in season.
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