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A Perfect Fall Pick-Me-Up

October 9, 2017

From ROSS’ apartments for college students, a day of fall fun begins with a ride to the country.

Looking for something to ease the transition from summer to fall? You picked the right place to look! Because ROSS’ affordable apartments for college students invite you to take your pick of these great places to hand-pick a bagful of fresh, crisp, delicious apples, right off the tree! So pick your destination from the list below, then pick up your car keys and hit the road.


Milburn Orchards

“This fam-favorite hosts ‘U-Pick Apple Adventures’ now through the end of October. The exploration begins with a free wagon ride into the orchards where you and your crew are given as many picking bags as you can carry…P.S. Grab a few of their amazing apple cider donuts for the drive home.”

1495 Appleton Rd. (Elkton, MD)




Weber’s Farm

“If apple cider is your jam, this is where you’ll want to lay your basket. The cider mill at this farm is the oldest in continuous use in Maryland, which means they know what they’re doing. The fresh pressed cider is available every day through December.”

2526 Proctor Lane (Parkville, MD)




Mackintosh Fruit Farm

“Mackintosh Fruit Farm is a family owned farm huddled in the stunning Northern Shenandoah Valley. There’s no fee to pick the apples as they want the experience to be affordable for all…They sell lunch on the farm and even have breakfast specials on weekends.”

1608 Russell Rd. (Berryville, VA)




Homestead Farm

Don’t know your Ginger Golds from your Granny Smiths? Can’t tell what’s ripe or not? No problem! This is a teaching farm, so just ask and you shall receive. Side note: You can leave the flimsy grocery store bags at home—Homestead hooks you up with heavy duty totes to collect your crop.

15604 Sugarland Rd. (Poolesville, MD)




Hartland Orchard

Located near the Blue Ridge Mountains, Hartland…takes pride in offering the freshest, juiciest apples possible. Containers and bags can be found upon entering the orchard, where you can spend a few hours in a stunning country setting picking a variety of apple types from Braeburns to Nittanys.

3064 Hartland La. (Markham, VA)




When you’re done picking apples, why not stop by and pick one of ROSS’ affordable apartments for college students to be your next home. We’re sure you’re gonna love it…no matter how nitpicky you might be.