Plan your Escape to the North Shore - One Day is Not Enough! Inns of Rockport, MA

North of Boston/Merrimack Valley is filled with enticing pick your own (PYO) Farms

Fay’s Farm and Orchard

Amesbury Line Road Haverhill, MA Phone: 978-502-2148

PYO: Apples and peaches.
Season: September and October
Hours: Friday- Sunday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Also: Farmer’s market, cider, honey.
Boston Hill Farm

1370 Turnpike Street North Andover, MA Phone: 978-681-8556

PYO Produce: Strawberries (June), raspberries (July), blueberries (July and August), peaches (August and September), MacIntosh, Cortland, Macoun apples and pumpkins (September to October)
Hours: Open year-round, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Also: Hayrides and festivals in the fall with fresh pies and cider donuts. Fresh vegetables and fruit all season in the farm store. Baked goods and ice cream at the farm store. Farm animal petting zoo.
Russell Orchards

143 Argilla Road Ipswich, MA Phone: 978-356-5366

PYO Produce and Seasons:Strawberries and cherries in June; currants in July; raspberries, blueberries, blackberries in July and August; apples in September and October.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Mondays. during picking season. Call for picking dates.
Also: Bakery and farm store selling apricots, peaches, plums, blueberries, raspberries, tomatoes, beets, carrots, cucumbers, garlic, green beans, kale, kohlrabi, squash, Swiss chard, turnips, zucchini, wine. live music
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Turkey Hill Farm

380 Middle Road Haverhill, MA Phone: 978-372-9474

PYO Produce: Blueberries, raspberries, flowers (July and August), Christmas trees to choose and tag in November and December. Cash and checks only.
Hours:Tuesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed Wednesdays, but call for updated info.
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Cider Hill Farm

45 Fern Avenue Amesbury, MA Phone:

PYO Produce: Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, peaches, apples and pumpkins
Season: Check website for picking dates
Hours: Early May to Thanksgiving, daily 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until daylight savings ends; and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during standard time
Also: Farm store, cider, farm animals; farm bakery and farm food truck (June through October)
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Brooksby Farm

38 Felton Street Peabody, MA Phone: 978-531-7456

PYO Produce: Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, peaches and apples. Garden vegetables are ready in July through early fall. Winter squash and apples through December.
Hours:Closed Sunday and Monday; Store hours are Tuesday, Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PYO hours vary. Check FB page for info.
Also: Farm store with seasonal fruits and vegetables, jams, candies, pies, cider donuts, hot mulled cider, cold cider and coffee, and gifts made by local businesses. Farm animals, picnic area.
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