At the petting zoo, interact with interesting animals like buffalo, llamas, fallow deer, long-horned cattle, emus, and, you know, regular goats, too. When the furry fun is over, stick around for hayrides, live music, homemade kettle corn, and the chance to win a free pumpkin if you guess its weight.
And, of course, there are apples. The website lists when certain varieties are available, so be sure to check lest you miss your favorites.
By car: One hour, 38 minutes
Eat an apple cider donut, wander through the rose and herb gardens, choose a pumpkin from the patch, and pluck any of the 10 varieties of apples available throughout the season. Don't forget to stop off at the the orchard's winery, which uses its own apples and vineyards to make limited-edition wines, ciders, and even apple vodka. Its products are only available in the tasting room and online, so you should probably head up there RIGHT NOW.
By public transport: One hour, 20 minutes. From Port Authority Bus Terminal, take the 196 bus to 223' N of Iron Forge Rd then hop in a taxi for the remaining 4.1 miles.
By car: 1.5 hours