Apples were a staple food of settlers across North America and still today apple harvest festivals are a tradition that endures in September and October. Celebrating the bounty of the harvest, apple festivals bring the best of a small town country fair creating an atmosphere reminiscent of a simpler time. T
he Gettysburg / Battlefied KOA Holiday is a perfect base camp to visit Pennsylvania’s National Apple Harvest Festival in October. Ithaca, New York also hosts a long running Apple Harvest Festival not far from the beautiful Watkins Glen / Corning KOA Resort, which offers quiet wooded sites and cabins among the fall foliage. The North Carolina Apple Festival held in early September is about 30 minutes away from your choice of three fantastic campgrounds: Travelers Rest / N Greenville KOA Holiday, Asheville West KOA, and Asheville East KOA. No matter where you camp, this quick apple spice cobbler will give you a taste of the harvest.
*To prepare with fresh apples, peel, core and slice 3-4 apples. Layer the apples in the bottom of the baking dish. Sprinkle with ½ cup brown sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Continue to follow recipe above.
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