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Blue Jay Orchards

#1 of 5 things to do in Bethel Features Animals
125 Plumtrees Rd, Bethel, CT 06801-3102
+1 203-748-0119
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Meh.. overly commercialized tourist destination

I guess if you are from the city this place would seem like a country apple orchard. However, I am... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2015
Plenty of Country

Great selection of Apples & Pumpkins. The country store inside has a wide variety of items to... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2015
Donna C
Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States
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125 Plumtrees Rd, Bethel, CT 06801-3102
+1 203-748-0119
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

I guess if you are from the city this place would seem like a country apple orchard. However, I am from the country (eastern Connecticut) and this place just seemed like an overly commercialized tourist destination. It was extremely crowded, the donuts were prepackaged and...More

Thank thegeekboy
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Great selection of Apples & Pumpkins. The country store inside has a wide variety of items to choose from. Loved the cider donuts!!!

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

CT does autumn very well with plenty of apple farms and pumpkin patches. Blue Jay is great for apples because grounds are nice & flat. Pumpkin patch small but cute for little kids. But this place has THE best cider donuts I've ever had!! They're...More

Thank KAV01
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

We went pumpkin picking and stopped at the store there. The Apple picking also looked great. The Apple cider donuts were good. They had so many different types of gordes

Thank Autumn M
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Great stop for a beautiful Fall Sunday afternoon. Fun for the kids, nice selection of fruits, pies, jams, etc. Cider donuts are delicious, all homemade.

Thank DianePotenta
Reviewed 18 September 2015

What's not to love about picking your own apples? I probably eat more every fall from Blue Jay than I do the rest of the year. I'll eat like three apples/day AND bake a pie. I love wandering through the trees and orchards, and OH!...More

Thank jujubee2259
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Great apples and amazing gardens, stroll the gardens, buy some apples and fresh apple cider, classic Connecticut

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Blue Jay Orchards in Bethel is a terrific "go-to" destination for the family. This genuine local family farm has been growing and harvesting some of the best apples in the area for many years. They offer "pick-your-own" when the growing season cooperates which is always...More

1  Thank SheehanAgency
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I have been going to this place, for over 40+ years. It's fun, the Orchards are so much fun to run around in with the kids and play, Hide N Seek. Inside there are tasty samples of their delicious Apple Cider, you can purchase and...More

1  Thank Jojomama5
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

We have been going to BJ's every October. Wonderful place to pick apples. Great variety! Take the hay ride to get educated about growing apples. The selection of pies in the main store are fabulous.

1  Thank Scoon
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