Experience a Blue Ridge Mountain fall adventure at Apple Hill Orchard & Cider Mill, where apples have been grown since 1930. You can pick apples, go on a Saturday wagon tour of the orchard, watch apples sorted, sample an apple cider slushie, or picnic in the Apple Pickin’ Picnic Shelter. Browse in the Country Store for apples, fruit butters, cheese, fudge, jams, preserves, apple themed gifts and our award winning apple cider. Educational and Group Tours by reservation. We are located in historic Morganton, east of Asheville. Other nearby attractions include Grandfather Mountain and Linville Caverns.