Apple Orchards and Picking Apples in and around Omaha

©Kzenon on Canva

When the temperatures start to get cooler, it’s time to go pick apples in and around Omaha. There are plenty of apple orchards to visit where you can pick apples and buy your favorite apple treats like apple cider, apple butter, apple pie, and apple cider donuts to name a few!

Apple Orchards and Where to Pick Apples In & Around Omaha

Arbor Day Farm | Nebraska City, NE

2611 Arbor Avenue Nebraska City, NE 68410
Here is the calendar of events for Arbor Day Farm

Attractions: Arbor Day Farm is 260 acres of nature with lodging, apple picking, pumpkin picking, wine tasting, community-wide AppleJack Festival – spanning multiple weekends in September!

3 Bee Farms | Griswold, IA

14922 535th St, Griswold, IA

Open every day in September and October

$5 for ages 3 and up
Activities included with admission include:
Corn Maze
Picnic Area
Barnyard Animals
Family Photo Opportunities

// RELATED CONTENT: Pumpkin Patches in & around Omaha //

Martin’s Hillside Orchard | Ceresco, NE

2024 Ashland Road Ceresco, NE

  • Open Tuesday-Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm
  • Closed Mondays

Admission details: 

  • Entry fee $5/person
  • Kiddos under 2 are free
  • Pre-picked apples & pumpkins also available in-season
  • On weekends there is lots of good stuff in the Apple Barn – donuts, sandwiches, cider slush, jams/jellies, and other fall-themed items

Attractions: Apple Orchard, Corn Maze, Food, Kids Activities, Tours, Pumpkin Patch, U-Pick

Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard | Nebraska City, NE

5995 G Road Nebraska City, NE 68410

Orchard U-Pick Info:
Check Facebook for updated U-Pick days and times. U-Picks will continue on weekends as the crop allows.

AppleJack Fest: September 16, 17

Ditmars Orchard & Vineyard | Council Bluffs, IA

19475 225th Street Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503
Open September & October

Weather permitting activities will be every Sat & Sun September-October. Check their Facebook Page for events and weekly activities.

$7 per person farm fee and includes: playground, slides, goat pen, corn maze, tractor ride, and bounce houses. (Apples and pumpkins extra)

Attractions: Corn mazes, baby goats, inflatables, pumpkin patch, apple picking.

Vala’s Apple Orchard & Cider Mill | Gretna, NE

12012 S. 180th St. Gretna, NE 68028
Open September 2

Check the website for apple-picking dates and availability.

Sunday – Thursday 9am-9pm
Friday – Saturday 9am-10pm

Starting at $18.69
2 & Under Free

Attractions: apple orchard, pumpkin patch, hay rides, corn mazes, barnyard obstacle courses and games, photo opps, and so much more!

Small’s Fruit Farm

1844 194th St., Mondamin, IA

Open 6 days a week, Tuesday–Sunday; 10 am to 5 pm. 

Details: 25 varieties of apples. U-pick. Pies and other apple products available for purchase.

Super Bee Orchard

4571 Highway 75, Fort Calhoun, NE

No admission

Details: Selling apples, jelly, caramel apples, cider, honey, pies, and more. 

Check their Facebook page for u-pick dates. 

Trees, Shrubs & More

3803 Cornhusker Rd., Bellevue, NE

Details: U-Pick fruit. More than 3000 dwarf apple trees as well as peaches and pears. Varieties include: Gala, Honeygold, Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Jonathon, and more. Check the website for dates and availability. 

Union Orchard

2405 S. Highway 75, Union, NE

Details: Check their Facebook page for apple-picking dates. 

Sample farm fresh fruit and vegetables in their country store and purchase home-baked pies, cider donuts, and tasty turnovers.

Favorite Apple Recipes

Abundance of Apple Recipes
Apple Cobbler with Streusel
Healthy “Caramel” Apples

Additional Fall Resources from Omaha Mom

Perfecting the Pumpkin
Fall Activities for Kids
Fall Themed Books for Kids

Still need more ideas?
Click here for more Omaha Family Fun!

Omaha Mom is written by moms, for moms. We provide genuine parenting resources, events and community through connecting and empowering local Omaha Moms.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here