EXPLORE TAYLORS FALLS, MN & ST. CROIX FALLS, WI
The leaves are changing and the apples are ripe and ready on the trees here in the St. Croix Valley. The short drive from the Twin Cities makes our area a perfect spot for the long weekends of fall and a sweet spot to visit an apple orchard. Be sure to plan your overnight stay in advance by checking out our lodging options. Here are a few places to stop by and pick up some favorite autumn treats!
Voted “BEST MN ORCHARD OF 2015” by WCCO Channel 4 viewers!
17325 Pleasant Valley Rd
Shafer, MN 55074
Pleasant Valley Orchard is located on 71 acres in Shafer, MN and features all the favorite MN Grown Apples. The orchard also offers beautiful rolling views of the St. Croix Valley, which are breathtaking when ablaze with color. Pick your own apples on the weekends (select varieties ), or shop from the hand-picked selection in the barn. Breathe in the fresh country air as you take a walk on “the trail” which leads you around the ponds on the property. Or, take part in the autumnal tradition of the hay ride around the orchard. Be sure to visit the farm animals in the barn, let the kids play in the “corn box” and don’t leave without some freshly baked goodies for the ride home.
This article was written by Linda Shober and produced by Linda Shober Marketing + Design, a marketing firm located in the St. Croix Valley specializing in providing content, strategy, management, design, and creative for digital and traditional marketing projects.