Memorial Day Visit to Ham Orchards, Terrell, Texas

There’s no better place to celebrate a summer holiday in the Dallas area than Ham Orchards in Terrell, TX. Ham Orchards serves up a slice of pure Country Americana, the way America used to be, along with good ole Texas BBQ, fresher than fresh fruit, homemade ice cream and various other country fixins. The setting is a country farm on the outskirts of Terrell. A train track runs in front. There’s a pavilion for eating and out back there’s a blackberry patch where you can pick your own fruit. Ham Orchards is open mid-May through mid-August six-days a week Monday through Saturday. Be sure to note they are CLOSED ON SUNDAYS.


Above: The line can be long for the homemade ice cream.