GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - We asked and you told us your favorite area apple orchards. It's the perfect time of year for an outing.

Many of the orchards offer extra family fun like hay rides, U-Pick apples, petting zoos, mazes and more. According to Minnesota Grown the apples reaching the peak of season in mid-September are McIntosh, Sweet Sixteen, Cortland, Honeycrisp, Haralson, Honeygold and Red Fireside.

You can easily find one of these orchards listed below or one closest to your home with the Minnesota Grown 111 orchard finder.

Top orchards as picked by KARE 11 Facebook fans:

1. Pine Tree Orchard in White Bear Lake

2. Apple Jacks in Delano

3. Fall Harvest Orchard in Delano

4. Deer Lake Orchard in Buffalo

5. Whistling Well Farm in Hastings

6. Pepin Heights Orchards in Lake City

7. Aamodts Orchard in Stillwater

8. Afton Apple Orchard in Hastings

9. Gilby's Apple Orchard in Aitken

10. Carlson's Orchard in Winsted