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10 Northwest Adventures for Kids in October

You'll fall for these fun family outings

Published on: September 27, 2018

10 Northwest Adventures for Kids in October

Boy at The Farm at Swan’s Trail
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The Farm at Swan’s Trail offers apples ripe for the picking. Photo credit: JiaYing Grygiel

Go apple picking

You know what they say, an apple a day.… The Farm at Swan’s Trail (7301 Rivershore Rd., Snohomish) offers Honeycrisp and Jonagold apples in its U-pick orchard. Kids learn to twist, not pull, the apple stem off the branch. Low branches make the fruit easy to reach. 

Unlike picking itty-bitty berries, picking apples is instant gratification. It doesn’t take long to pick a couple of bags full, as you’ll discover when you head back to weigh (and pay for) your haul. Apple season began in mid-September, so don’t wait. Get ideas on where to get pickin'.

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