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Storybook Orchard

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Address: 12832 Royal Orchard Dr, Story City, IA 50248-8608
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+1 515-733-4474

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Going to the Apple Orchard is a Fall tradition

I normally go to the Storybook Orchard about twice every Fall. I buy apples and apple cider. The trips to the orchard have been part of my family tradition for many years. I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ankeny, Iowa
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Ankeny, Iowa
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I normally go to the Storybook Orchard about twice every Fall. I buy apples and apple cider. The trips to the orchard have been part of my family tradition for many years. I live in Ankeny which is an easy 30 minute drive down Interstate 35. I love to go walk around and look at the trees and the apples.... More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This was out first time stopping here, and I've already concluded that I've been missing out by not stopping before! We stopped by the actual farm, although I've read that you can also purchase from them at some of the farmers markets in the areas. It's a family run business and they sell apples and a few other items like... More 

Thank Tracy S
Urbandale, Iowa
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

This is Storybook Orchards' peak season and you do NOT want to miss it! You can visit them in Story City or at the Downtown Farmer's Market in Des Moines every Saturday through the end of October and just before Thanksgiving. They are a real farm, run by the dad, mom, and the kids. Besides apples, they raise buttercup squash... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 3 December 2011

Slow down on I-35 South when you're heading to Ames, IA. I passed right by Storybook Orchard and had to go a few miles South before I found an overpass to turn around. Am I glad I did! Being from Texas, I thought apples were a Washington or Michigan crop. I had no idea there were apple orchards in Iowa.... More 

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