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Fall Family Fun: Your Guide to Apple Picking in the Chicago Area

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Outdoor family fun is at a premium these days and there's only so much more time we have to enjoy it before the frigid temps roll in. Now is the perfect time to plan a family day trip to one of the many orchards in the Chicago area for the quintessential kick-off to fall activity: APPLE PICKING!

Apple pie, apple crumble, apple crisp, caramel apples, apple butter, apple cider, applesauce......yuuuuummmm....so many delish things you can make with all of those apples you bring home with you. Check out this awesome roundup of all of the best places to go apple picking in the Chicagoland area from Macaroni Kid Naperville. Many of these spots also feature all sorts of other fall fun, too, like jumping pillows, farm animals, pony rides, arts and crafts and more.

Meet Your Publisher: Macaroni Kid Naperville publisher, Mary Anne Plauda, is the mother of two adult sons and six grandchildren. She is pleased and honored to bring families the latest and greatest ideas and happenings in the Naperville, Illinois area. Check out her website and subscribe to her free weekly newsletter to get the scoop on family-friendly events in the Naperville area.


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