There are so many new apple varieties created in Minnesota. Of course, the most well-known and most loved one is the Honeycrisp apple. I know the new apple the University of Minnesota created this year is called Triumph. You can read more about the Triumph apple HERE. There are new varieties being made all the time. It turns out, there is a place in Minnesota, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, where you can go try some of the new apples before they've even hit the stores. Sometimes before they even have a name!

If you've ever been to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, you know how beautiful it is. If you've never been, check it out some time! But I had no idea they had this place called the AppleHouse. At the AppleHouse you can buy already picked apples, apple cider, apple cider mini donuts (those sound amazing), and in November they have great holiday gifts.

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Also at the AppleHouse, you can try some of the newest varieties of apples. So new that they've never been sold in store according to Only in Your State. I'm not sure how many of the new apple varieties that they have actually end up being sold but it's still really cool. I also don't know for sure if there are brand new apples available all the time so you should check with them before making the trip.

If you want to know what apples are available at the AppleHouse, you can call them at (612) 301-3487. They're open every day 10 AM - 6 PM now through November 5th and then 10 AM - 5 PM from November 6th - December 20th.

Keep scrolling to check out apple orchards in southeast Minnesota where you can bring the family to go apple picking this fall!

These 7 Southeast Minnesota Apple Orchards Are Worth A Visit!

What are you waiting for? Fall is here! Visit one (or all) of these orchards located within an hour of Owatonna.

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