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Ackles Orchard Inc
RR 2
(Phone: 217) 285-5103

All Season Apple Orchard
14510 Route 176
Woodstock, IL 60098
McHenry county
Phone: (815) 338-5637
Open: Wednesday - Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Description: Spend time picking apples, tasting our delicious apple donuts, hanging out in the petting zoo or shopping at our gift shop.
The orchard will also be open on Labor Day and Columbus Day.
Apples: Gala, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Cortland, Liberty, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonagold
Other fruit: Asian Pear
visit the All Season Apple Orchard website

Apple Blossom Farm
9809 North Rt. 91
Phone: 309-243-5757
Apples, pumpkins

Apples On Oak
e-mail us
Open: the last week of July through Mid October: Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Directions: We are located just 3 miles NORTH of the New Lenox Interstate 80 exit, or 3 miles SOUTH of Route 7 (159th street) in Lockport.
Our goal is to produce the highest quality apples possible, while using a "low spray" philosophy for pest control. Treat yourself to the taste sensation of the specialty and the traditional apple varieties grown in Peceniak's Orchard. It's an apple connoisseur's delight!
Apples: Arkansas Black, Ashmead's Kernel, Jona Free, Liberty, Prima, Golden Pearmain, Molly's Delicious, Nova Mac, Mac Free, Red Free, Gold Rush, Cox Orange Pippin, Sweet 16, William's Pride and many more
visit the Apples on Oak website

1716 Apples Rd
Chapin, IL 62628 (Morgan County)
Phone: (800) 588-3854
Open: August 16 - Thanksgiving
Daylight hours, 8 a.m. to sunset
Directions: 6 miles west of Jacksonville (see map on our website)
Description: Over 100 varieties of apples. Our own sweet cider will be available September 14 through Halloween.
Apples: Gala, Ginger Gold, Swiss Gourmet, Honey Crisp, Jonathan, Jonalicious, Empire, Jonagold, Fuji, Melrose, Hokuto, Spigold, Mutsu, Blushing Golden, Braeburn, Winesap, Goldrush plus many others
Other Fruit: Asian pears
visit the Applesource website

Boggio Little Mountain Orchard
RR 71
Phone: (815) 339-2245

Brooms Orchard
1785 Stagecoach Road
Phone: (217) 854-3514

C & J Orchards
RR 1
Phone: (618) 846-3411

Christ Orchard
4313 N. Texas Road
Elmwood (Peoria County)
Phone: 309-446-3324
Pick Your Own and Roadside Market: fresh apples, cherries, plums, jams, jellies, honey, cider, Indian corn, pumpkins & squash

Country Cabin Orchard
4820 Alden Rd.
Phone: 815-338-3348
Apples, pumpkins

Cramptons Orchard
2912 127th Avenue West
Phone: (309) 787-1962

Curran's Apple Farm
6385 trask Bridge Rd [Rt 70]
Phone: 815-963-7848
Apples, pumpkins
Open: September 12 - mid-December 10AM - 6PM Tuesday - Sunday

Curtis Orchard Ltd.
3902 S. Duncan Road
Phone: 217-359-5565
The Curtis family has been a part of the Champaign area community for six generations. Curtis Orchard is currently a state-recognized tourist attraction and regional agricultural and entertainment landmark.
Apples: Arkansas Black, Braeburn, Cortland, Early Crisp, Empire, Fuji, Ginger Gold, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Honey Crisp, Jonagold, Jonamac, Jonathan, Liberty, Lurared, Elstar, McIntosh, Mutsu, Ozark Gold, Paula Red, Prima, Red Delicious, Gala, Stayman, Suncrisp, Ultra Earli, William's Pride, Winesap
visit the Curtis Orchards website

Doll's Orchard
573 Doll's Orchard Road
Pocahontas (Bond County)
Phone: 618-669-2414
Pick your own: apples

Eckertís Country Store & Farms
901 S. Greenmount Road
Belleville (St. Clair County)
Phone: 618-233-0513
U-pick: strawberries, blackberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins, Christmas trees

Eckertís Farm
Route 1, Box 87A
Grafton (Jersey County)
Phone: 618-786-3445
U-pick: apples, pumpkins, Christmas trees

Eckert Orchards, Inc.
901 S. Greenmount Road
Belleville (St. Clair County)
Phone: 618-233-0513, (618) 239-6277
Pick your own and Wholesale: fresh apples, blackberries, peaches, strawberries, pumpkins, apple cider, apple juice, bread products, gift & fruit baskets, custard shop, gift shop, restaurant, run corral, play area and greenhouse

Flamm Orchards
Old Hwy 51 N. (just south of the Giant City Smiley Tower)
Phone: (618) 893-4241
Our Country Market is open daily 9am to 6pm. From May to Mid December.
Directions: From Carbondale, Illinois head South on US Hwy 51. Turn Right at Smiley face Intersection Follow signs to the Country Market
visit theFlamm Orchards website

Fortschneider Orchard
Deer Plain Road
Brussels (Calhoun County)
Phone: 618-883-2423
Farmerís Market: peaches, apples, watermelon, pumpkin

Guten Tag Orchard
3946 State Route #3
Chester, IL (Randolph County)
Phone: 618-826-3300
U-pick: peaches, nectarines, corn, apples, pumpkins

Grissom Lost Creek Orchard
1806 County Road 715 North
Phone: (217) 923-3736

Hagen Family Orchard
Brussels Ferry Road
Brussels (Calhoun County)
Phone: 618-883-2343
Roadside Market: apples, peaches

Harmony Hill Orchard
R. R. 2
Virginia (Cass County)
Phone: 217-458-2260
Pick your own: certified organic apples & peaches

Hartline Orchards
out of business

Hawkins Orchard
20791 North Il Highway 37
Phone: (618) 266-7756

Henak Orchard
Phone: (815) 442-3455

Homestead Orchard
11802 Charles Road
Phone: (815) 338-7443
Visit the visit Homestead Orchard online
E-mail: dburda@stans.net

Honey Hill Orchard
7469 West McConnell Road
Mc Connell
Phone: (815) 369-5119

Honey Hill Orchard
11747 Waterman Road
Waterman (DeKalb County)
Phone: 815-264-3337
Pick Your Own & Roadside Market: fresh apples, raspberries, pumpkins, apple juice, donuts, pies & candy

Jefferies Orchard
e-mail Jefferies Orchard
visit Jefferies Orchard online
Phone: (217) 487-7582; (217) 487-7401; (217)487-7845
April: asparagus and rhubarb
May (about the last week): pick-your-own strawberries
July (about the first week): blueberries and cherries
August: peaches, sweet corn, melons, tomatoes, squash, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, and cucumbers.
September: apples- Red and Yellow Delicious, Empire and Jonathon. Award winning cider, and wagonloads of fall decorating items, including pumpkins, Indian corn, and winter squash usually last until Thanksgiving.
Directions: Take Illinois 29 north from the corner of Walnut St. and North Grand Av. in Springfield. Go approximately 5 miles north of Springfield, past Capitol Airport and the Sangamon River, turn west onto Jefferies Rd. The Jefferies Orchard Apple Market is located just off the corner on the south side of the road.

Jonamac Orchards
19412 Shabbona Rd.
Malta, DeKalb county
Phone: 815-825-2158
Open: August 20th, 2003 to Thanksgiving; 7 days a week, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Directions: 3/4 South of Malta on Shabbona Rd. Visit our website for a MapQuest map and directions.
Bring your family out to our 65 acre site for a day of fall fun this harvest season! Enjoy the horse drawn hay rides, 10 acre corn maze, kid's activity area with a barn, bale pile, tractor cab and more. Pick your own apples from any of our nearly 5,000 trees. Stop in our store and visit the bakery for apple donuts, pies, caramel apples and fresh baked bread, and fudge. Jonamac Orchard, your family's fall tradition.
Pumpkins, Squash, Raspberries
Apples: Akane, Mollies Delicious, Jonamac, Jonagold, Crispin, Empire, Stabrite, Braeburn, Honeycrisp, Pink Lady, Granny Smith, Red and Golden Delicious, Ginger Gold, Cortland, Blushing Gold, Fuji, Haralson, Red Free, Prima, Gala, Spartan, Melrose, Rome, Cameo, Tsugaru, Gold Rush.
visit the Jonamac Orchards website

Kelly S Apple Orchard
RR 20 Box East East
Phone: (815) 777-3480

Kishwaukee Ridge Orchard
34466 Pearl Street
Kirkland, IL 60146
Phone: 815-522-3316 FAX 815-522-3877
Open: September through October 12-5 p.m. daily
Directions: 3 miles off route 72 in northeast Dekalb county
Apples: Imperial Gala, Elstar, HoneyCrisp, Ultracrisp Jonathan, Cortland, Ozark Gold, Raspberries, Cider, Caramel apples, U-pick, Frontenac wine in 2003

Knutson's Country Harvest
13550 Townhouse Rd
Newark (Kendall county)
Open: July - October, Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 1 am - 5 pm, Monday-Friday call for appointment
Directions: Newark is 30 mi. straight west of Joliet. We are 1 mi. south of Newark, on Townhouse Rd. See our website for maps and step-by-step directions.
Description: Knutson's Country Harvest is a family owned and operated orchard featuring homegrown fruits and homemade jams, jellies, and pickles. We have a wide range of fruits along with cider, pumpkins, and gourds.
Apples:Lodi, Earlyblaze, McIntosh, Royal Gala, Honeycrisp, Jon-a-Red, Empire, Red and Golden Delicious, Braeburn, Supreme Staymared (Winesap), Fuji
Other produce: cherries; red, black and purple raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, nectarines, peaches, and pears.
Visit the Knutson's Country Harvest website

Koch Orchard
4700 Broadway Rd.
Phone: 309-387-6429
Apples, pumpkins, Indian corn, gourds

Lynch Orchard
3 N. 800 Thatcher Rd.
Maple Park
Phone: 815-827-3513

Mahomet Orchard
392 County Road 2500 North
Phone: (217) 586-3050

Malham Orchards
17218 Shipman Road
Phone: (217) 854-2815

Mathenys Little Creek Orchard
RR 1
(Phone: 217) 682-3348

McAdams Apple Orchard
Phone: 618-372-8968
U-pick apples

McGuires Orchard
RR 3
Phone: (618) 842-4058

Mills Apple Farm
11477 Pocahontas Road
Marine, IL 62061 (Madison County)
Phone: 618-887-4732
Open: July through December 24th
9 to 5:30 through September, 9 to 5:00 October Through December, Closed on Mondays that are not holidays.
Directions: Approx 26 miles northeast of St. Louis, MO. North of I-70 and east of I-55 between Marine and Grantfork. In Marine go north on Duncan St. and east on Pocahontas Road.
Description: Primarily a family run pick-your-own apple and peach orchard with chose and cut Christmas trees. On-farm bakery produces made-from-scratch pies, cookies and other products. Kids play area. Farm animals. Wagon rides in season. Farm hosts hay rides and corporate parties, birth day parties, wedding receptions, etc. Apples to pick from august through October. Pick your own peaches from mid-July through August. PYO Pumpkins in October. Christmans trees may be selected and tagged starting in October for pick up in December. We cut, clean and bale all trees for customers.
Apples: Earlyblaze, Ozark Gold, Gala, Jonathan, Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious,Grannny Smith, Honeycrisp, Empire, Winesap, Liberty, Shensu, Braeburn, Winesap
visit the Mills Apple Farm website

Morans Orchard
1096 County Road 500 East
Phone: (217) 895-3408

Okaw Valley Fruit Farm
R. R. 2, Box 124
Sullivan (Moultrie County)
Phone: 217-728-8269
Pick Your Own, Roadside Market & Wholesale: fresh cider, apples, plums, strawberries, jams & jellies

Orchard Country Store
514 North Milwaukee Avenue
Phone: (847) 549-8553

Orchard Hill Farm
16853 East County 9 Highway
Phone: (309) 547-3221

Paddy's Apple Orchard
St. Patrick Road
Phone: 815-337-4343

Partridge Point Orchard
RR 3
Phone: (309) 367-4052

Pine-Apple Orchard
01N145 Watson Rd.
Maple Park
Phone: 815-827-3317

Plank Road Orchard
Plank Road # 737
Phone: (815) 899-4020

Prairie Sky Orchard
4914 N Union Rd
Union, IL 60180 (McHenry county)
Open: Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 10 AM to 6 PM
Directions: Located at Rt 176 and North Union Rd. 12 miles west of Crystal Lake on Rt. 176. I-90 from Chicago to Rt 20, north to South Union Rd. thru town of Union, North Union Rd. to intersection of Rt 176.
Description: Prairie Sky Orchard is a family run, comfortable back yard apple orchard/pumpkin farm. We have 1000 dwarf apple trees and raspberries for u to pick. The barn store sells cider, pies, apple cider donuts, honey, Amish jams and jellies, gift items, pre-picked apples, Indian corn, staw and corn stalks, and other decorating items.
Apples: Honeycrisp, Gala, Johnagold, Courtland, Golden Delicious.
Other produce: Giant Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Gourmet Pumpkins, Squash, Gourds, Tomatoes, Sweet and Hot Peppers, Mums.

Quig's Orchards
300 S. Illinois Highway 83 (at Illinois Highway 60) Mundelein
Phone: 847-566-4520

Rendleman Orchards
9680 State Route 127 North
Alto Pass
Phone: (618) 893-2771
Open: July - December: Monday - Saturday 8am - 5pm, Sunday 9am - 5pm
Directions: Directions: Rendleman Orchards is located just North of Alto Pass on State Route 127
Description: Nestled in the hills of Southern Illinois' Shawnee National Forest is Rendleman Orchards. Since 1873, Rendleman Orchards has been committed to growing and shipping quality peaches, nectarines, apples and vegetables to the commercial produce markets throughout the Midwest. Come visit our Farm Market offering a selection of in-season Fruits, Vegetables, specialty and gift items.
IIlinois Centennial Farm - Rendleman Orchards is proud to be an Illinois Centennial Farm. This year, we are celebrating our 129th year of family farming.
Apple Varieties: Gala, Jonathon, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious and Fuji
visit the Rendleman Orchards website

Joe Ringhausen Orchard & Apple House (II)
267 South Street
Jerseyville (Jersey County)
Phone: 618-498-6951 or 618-376-6772
Pick Your Own, Roadside Market & Wholesale:
fresh apples, apricots, blackberries, grapes, melons, peaches, pears, plums, tomatoes, watermelons, beans, cucumbers & gherkins, eggplants, onions, peppers, potatoes, sweet corn, sweet potatoes, turnips, cider, honey sorghum, jams, jellies, preserves, marmalades, popcorn & pecans. Illinois Products gift baskets available.

Royal Oak Farm and Fruit Orchard
15908 Hebron Road
Harvard, Mchenry county
Phone: (815) 648-4141
Open: August 15 to November 30; 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturdays; Closed Sundays
Directions from Chicago: - take I-90 Northwest to Rt 47 North at Huntley. Follow Rt 47 North to Hebron. In Hebron, go one block past IL 173 and take the first left onto Bigelow (which becomes Hebron Rd). The orchard will be 4 miles on your right.
- Or take I-94 North to Rt 173 West in Antioch, IL Follow Rt 173 to Hebron. In Hebron take a right onto Rt 47 North and the first left onto Bigelow (which becomes Hebron Rd). The orchard will be 4 miles on your right.
From West Suburbs - take Rt 31 North to I-90 Northwest to Rt 47 North at Huntley. Follow Rt 47 North to Hebron. In Hebron, go one block past IL 173 and take the first left onto Bigelow (which becomes Hebron Rd). The orchard will be 4 miles on your right. - Or take Rt 59 North to I-90 Northwest to Rt 47 North at Huntley. Follow Rt 47 North to Hebron. In Hebron, go one block past IL 173 and take the first left onto Bigelow (which becomes Hebron Rd) The orchard will be 4 miles on your right.
From Northwest Suburbs - take Rt 14 to Woodstock and turn right onto Rt 47 North. Follow Rt 47 North to Hebron. In Hebron, go one block past IL 173 and take the first left onto Bigelow (which becomes Hebron Rd). The orchard will be 4 miles on your right.
- Or take Rt 12 to Richmond and turn left onto Rt 173 West. Follow Rt 173 West to Hebron. In Hebron take a right onto Rt 47 North and the first left onto Bigelow (which becomes Hebron Rd). The orchard will be 4 miles on your right.
From Lake Geneva, WI - take Wisconsin Rt 120 South to Illinois (Rt 47). In Hebron, take a right onto Bigelow (which becomes Hebron Rd). The orchard will be 4 miles on your right.
From Walworth, WI - take Rt 14 South to Hebron Rd on the left. The orchard will be 4 miles on your Left.
Our U-pick apple & fruit orchard offers family fun and entertainment in a beautiful 120 acre setting. We have over 10,000 apple trees including 24 varieties and much, much more, including a gift shop, bakery, restaurant and the best appleblossom/clover honey you ever tasted! The orchard has free parking and no admission fee. The petting zoo and entertainment area are also free. We will also provide containers for your use in the picking of all fruit. We do offer additional activities that include pony rides and orchard tours at a nominal charge. (Saturdays only through October) Please come and join us for an adventure that you and your family will not soon forget!
Apples: in order of ripening from mid-August to mid-October- Red Free, Jonamac, Royal Gala, Ozark Gold , McIntosh, Spurmac (McIntosh), Senshu (Fuji), Jonafree (Jonathan), Cortland, Liberty, Empire/Royal Empire, Red Delicious, Jonagold/Jonagored, Ultra Gold, Red Rome Beauty, Braeburn, Enterprise, Crispin (Mutsu), Goldrush
Other Fruit: Raspberries, peaches, pumpkins
visit the Royal Oak Farm and Fruit Orchard website

Salem Road Orchards
3560 Salem School Road, Decatur
Phone: (217) 864-5442

Schneider's Orchard
1036 County Rd. 1150N
Phone: 309-364-3037
Apples, pumpkins

Schumacher's Orchard
Route 1 Box 44
Phone: (309) 744-2497

Schwartz Farms
1941 Copple Road
P. O. Box 885
Centralia (Marion County)
Phone: 618-532-8058 or 618-249-8546
Pick Your Own & Roadside Market: fresh apples, blueberries, peaches, pears, strawberries, watermelons, tomatoes, pumpkins, apple cider, honey, molasses & apple butter

Sugar Creek Orchard
3800 Wesclin Road
trenton(Clinton County)
Phone: 618-224-7587 or 314-727-4512
Pick Your Own, Roadside Market & Wholesale: fresh apples, cherries, peaches, pears, plums & nectarines

Tanner's Orchard
740 Illinois Highway 40
Fax 309-493-5741
Directions: located 20 miles North of Peoria on Rt 40
Apples, Pumpkins, Country Store, Bakery, Petting Farm, Farm PlayLand, Wagon Rides and Pony Rides on Weekends
Open: August and November 8am-5pm Mon thru Sat; September. and October 8am-8pm 7days a week
U-Pick: Apples and Pumpkins
visit the Tanner's Orchard website

Trimble Run Orchard
35221 Irene Rd
Phone: 815-522-6151
Open: October - December 1, 10AM - 5PM, Wednesday - Sunday
Apples: Jonathan, Red and Yellow Delicious

Twin Brook Farm
R. R. 1, Box 209
Stronghurst (Henderson County)
Phone: 309-924-1529
Pick Your Own, Roadside Market & Wholesale: apple juice, fresh apples, strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, beans, broccoli, cabbage & sweet corn

Valley Orchard
811 E Elgin St
Cherry Valley
Phone: 815-332-9696
Open: May - Mid-November, 9AM - 6PM Monday - Saturday; 10AM - 6PM Sunday
Apples: Ozark Gold, Jonathan, Empire, Rome Beauty, McIntosh, Cortland, Royal Gala, Paula Red, Red & Yellow Delicious. Japanese Apple Sensyo

Wainwright Orchards
922 265th Street North, Hillsdale, IL 61257
Phone: (309) 658-2475

Woodstock Country Orchard
17015 Garden Valley Road, Woodstock, IL 60098
Phone: (815) 923-4359

Zieglers Orchards Inc
32363 North Bacon Road, Grayslake, IL 60030
Phone: (847) 546-1228

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