Road Trip Idea #14: An Apple A Day

An apple a day makes everything better but why settle for a plain, old apple when you can have a delectable treat made from an apple? And why not have that treat someplace just a quick road trip away?

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Steaming Tender marries two classic fall flavors, apple and pumpkin, with their Bread Pudding Trio.   Add in the historic atmosphere of dining in a renovated rural rail station and you have a night to remember.

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No trip to Western Mass is complete in the fall without an apple cider donut. Head to Atkins Farms Country Market for the OG version known around the country as the best of the best!

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Looking for a little something apple but with a kick? Murphy’s Pub has not one, not two but three cocktail specials featuring the beloved apple. The Salted Caramel Apple Cruiser, Caramel Apple-tini and Maple Apple Crusher have that apple flavor you’re craving!

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Richardson’s Candy Kitchen covers local apples in caramel and milk chocolate for a delectable fall treat. But get there soon, because these are sure to sell out!

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Lattitude in West Springfield has a fruity take on a mojito. They add apple cider to rum and muddled mint for a refreshing fall cocktail. This spot is known for its farm-to-table approach to each seasonal menu so you’re sure to find your fill of fall flavors here.

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Fall just isn’t fall without a traditional apple pie and Randall’s Farm’s version ranks among the best in Western Mass. While you’re there picking up your pie, check out the rest of their farm-fresh goodness.

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Apples and ice cream? Yes, please. Gran-Val Scoop adds apple pie and apple crisp to their homemade ice cream for the taste of fall in a cone! And the ride to their country location is a great way to see foliage.

blog road trip 14 mama cakes

Get ready for apple overload with Mama Cakes Apple Pancake Cupcake! Mama fills and frosts an apple cinnamon swirl cupcake with a maple buttercream and tops it with cinnamon sugar apple pieces, and maple syrup!

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Is fall just way too short for you? We suggest a stop at our very own Yankee Candle Village for a MacIntosh jar to keep the scent going all year long.

Sure you can have an apple a day all year long but somehow they always taste better when they’re local and when it’s fall. Get in your car and Road Trip to Western Mass soon before they’re all gone!

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