These are the most popular places to go apple picking in Massachusetts, according to check-in data

People checked into Honey Pot Orchards in Stow the most on Swarm.

Ipswich-09/13/2016- Russell Orchards has been dealing with one of the worst droughts since the the 1930's. A tractor lifts a box full of freshly picked courtland and gala apples. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(north)
Russell Orchards in Ipswich. –John Tlumacki/Boston Globe

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Fall is the time of year when the sun sets earlier, the trees start showing off, and everyone’s favorite doctor repellant gets its time to really shine. From pie-making to bobbing, apples have so much to offer—you just have to pick them first.

Thanks to data from check-in app Swarm, we were able to see which apple picking destinations were checked into the most by people in Massachusetts during the fall of 2015.


1. Honey Pot Hill Orchards
144 Sudbury Rd., Stow

2. Russell Orchards
143 Argilla Rd., Ipswich

3. Connors Farm
30 Valley Rd., Danvers

4. Tougas Family Farm
234 Ball St., Northborough

5. Smolak Farms
315 S Bradford St., North Andover

6. Lookout Farm
89 Pleasant St., Natick

7. Parlee Farms
95 Farwell Rd., Tyngsboro

8. Cider Hill Farm
45 Fern Ave., Amesbury

9. Shelburne Farm
106 W Acton Rd., Stow

10. The Big Apple Farm
207 Arnold St., Wrentham