“Eat, drink, explore – ALL year long!”
Welcome to apple country and Ontario’s award winning Apple Pie Trail where you can eat, drink, and explore, all year long. With picturesque scenery and thrilling adventure attractions such as cycling and paddling excursions, cooking classes and wine tastings, the Apple Pie Trail offers a unique opportunity for outdoor recreation and culinary tourism that delivers on both action and taste.
Fall in love with the Georgian Triangle this autumn and captivate yourself in the breathtaking scenery and various attractions in and around the area. With apple harvest season upon us, why not indulge in a guided Apple Pie Trail tour traveling the tranquil roads and tasting the apple based foods at local restaurants, cafes, shops and farmers’ markets – a culinary tourism adventure! Visit: Apple Pie Trail tours for guided tour information.
And if you didn’t know, apples aren’t just good to eat, they are also fashionable! In Collingwood, Grey Heron Designs has led this trend and created a world of fashion for visitors to discover. Their hand crafted apple wood buttons or apple-inspired hand-dyed sock yarn, with colours taking their names from local apple varieties, make for lovely gifts.
Home to the Red Prince apple, Thornbury’s rich red apple is characterized by its antioxidant skin and crisp, robust, sweet-tangy flavour, which is ideal for fresh eating, salads and baking – visit: http://redprinceapple.ca/ to learn more about this delicious, locally grown delight!
Nestled between the Niagara Escarpment and the sparkling shores of Georgian Bay, the Beaver Valley region is a truly special place where the moderating effects of the climate create perfect conditions for growing outstanding apples. It is home to more than thirty delicious apple varieties including McIntosh, Northern Spy, Ambrosia, Honey Crisp and recently, the Red Prince – to name a few.
For well over 150 years, apple orchards have flourished in the heavy clay and rich loam of the area, stretching from Collingwood, Ontario to Owen Sound. There are over 4,500 acres of apple orchards in the Apple Pie Trail region and the apples they produce are the crunchiest in the province.
There’s more to the trail than just tasting. Visitors won’t be disappointed with the uniquely delicious array of apple products in this quaint area so take the tour and try the goods!
For more information or to view the Apple Pie Trail Adventure Packages visit www.applepietrail.ca or call 705.443.5522 to reserve your adventure. Space is limited for some of the experiences so book early!
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