These California apple harvest destinations are famous for their cider, pie, strudels, confections and sauce, all made of apples, of course.
Even though the apple pie was invented in England, the following prove that nothing could be truer than the expression “as American as apple pie:”
In El Dorado County, Apple Hill is so popular that a free shuttle bus system has been established to keep the roads in Camino from becoming gridlocked on autumn weekends;
Ten restaurants serve apple pie in Julian, a city of 1,500 (San Diego County) and
Twenty-four varieties of apples are grown and sold at Oak Glen (San Bernardino County).
That’s just the start of why autumn adventures in apple country has become such a tradition for Californians. Presently, fall color is Just Starting, though the apple harvest is happening, and Americans LOVE their apples.
San Bernardino County color spotter Alena Nicholas was there, today, and sent these images, but no apple pie. C’mon, Alena, share the love.
Apple Hill, Camino (3,133′) – Just Starting (10-50%)