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Ditmars Orchard

#9 of 27 things to do in Council Bluffs Features Animals
19475 225th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-8626
+1 712-256-7053
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Great Visit

Ditmars is a fantastic place to visit. They have an annual hot air balloon festival, as well wine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bobby A
Very Friendly, Awesome Views and Great Wines!

We had the chance to stop by and do a wine tasting and a few glasses and a small cheese tray from... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
bigdawgtraveler
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Plattsmouth, Nebraska
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What started in 1994 as a family project has blossomed into a local attraction for all ages to enjoy. Customers can pick their own apples, strawberries, cherries, peaches, apricots, and pumpkins. We also host many events such as our BlueGrass Festival (Labor Day Weekend), Hot Air Balloon Festival (usually the 2nd weekend in September), and Pumpkin Fest in October. Families can enjoy a bite to eat in our cafe or take home one of our signature sauces, jellies, or jams from the store. Local favorites from the cafe include hot apple cider doughnuts, homemade fries, and ice cold apple cider slushies. We also offer tractor rides into the orchard for picking as well as a playground and corn maze for the kids.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
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19475 225th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-8626
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ditmars is a fantastic place to visit. They have an annual hot air balloon festival, as well wine tastings. Every fall they have pumpkin picking, they also have apple picking. Great place!

Thank Bobby A
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had the chance to stop by and do a wine tasting and a few glasses and a small cheese tray from the Groupon coupon. The owner told us the stories about the names on the wines and it was very interesting. She did a...More

2  Thank bigdawgtraveler
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I love this place. My wife can not get enough of it. There are amazing pies they sell, plus they sell food for eating there in their restaurant... The wine slushies are absolutely worth the visit by themselves. And the cider.... The cider is life....More

2  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

we went there on a fall afternoon, ....they were making wine / crushing grapes...we were informed when they were actually crushing the grapes...we went around, and watched...the owner explained every step...this was soooo cool . after the explanation, we went back in and tried several...More

3  Thank nadman2016
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Do stop in during apple season. Great cider. They have the lighter than air festival in the late sumner also. Hot air balloon rides. Do stop out. Fun for the family.

2  Thank Robbintravels
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I love going to Dittmars orchard for the balloon festival! Always a great time. There is a lot of things to do at Dittmars picking apples and music a corn maze and a little store where you can buy pies and jelly's and of course...More

2  Thank froggyburgett
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Good wines of all different kinds, yummy pastries, pick some apples to share with the family, enjoy.

2  Thank Malistopher
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I am always looking for fun & different things to do with my love bugs (grandchildren) when I'm hanging out with them on the weekends. I happened upon Ditmars Orchard, from a Groupon offered for the wine & cheese tasting, also offered at Ditmars. Ditmars...More

3  Thank snee1652
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

An Adventure out on this chilly day, took us to Ditmars not far away. We sampled several tasty wines, (named after family members) then pared with a cheese tray as we settled in time. Ashley was a very informative gal, as we learned of the...More

2  Thank R M
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This is a very good orchard. They have a gift shop by the entrance where you can purchase a lot of different items like apple cider, jams, jelly's, etc. They keep the place very well maintained.

3  Thank Linda B
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