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13 Cider Mills and Orchards Around Macomb to Visit This Fall

Brian Powers

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Sep 24 8 minutes read

A favorite pastime for many families in Macomb county every fall is to spend a Saturday or Sunday at one of the many local cider mills and orchards our area has to offer. Cider and doughnuts, carmel and candied apples, and apple picking are just a few of the staples you'll find at our local cider mills and orchards.

We've put together a list of 13 local cider mills and orchards you'll want to know about if you're considering taking part in this Macomb tradition this year. 


1. Blake's Orchard and Cider Mill

17985 Armada Center Road, Armada

Hours:

7 days a week 8am-6pm.

Check out Blake's Big Apple Haunted Attractions.

Be sure to see the Blake's Orchard Fall Festival page for tons of fun fall activities at Blake's.


[photo credit: blakefarms.com]

FOR MORE INFO:

Visit blakefarms.com or call 586-784-5343


 2. Blake's Big Apple

71485 North Avenue
, Armada, MI 48005

Hours:
8am until 5:30pm, 7-days a week until November 26th, 2017

See the Blake's Big Apple  Fall Festival page for more info about Blake's Fall Festival, Haunted Blake's, and more.

[photo credit: blakefarms.com]

FOR MORE INFO:
Visit Blake's Big Apple or call 586-784-9710


3. Brookwood Fruit Farm

7845 Bordman Road, Almont MI

Hours:
Open everyday 9AM - 5PM

You'll love this 5th generation fruit farm featuring over 40 varieties of apples, peaches, cherries and raspberries. They also make fresh, un-pasteurized cider every week. 

Check out their Halloween Fun on the Farm festivities that include crafts, games, hayrides and a walk-through-the-orchard trick or treating experience. 


[photo credit: brookwoodfruitfarm.com]

FOR MORE INFO:
Visit Brookwood Fruit Farm or call 810-798-8312


4. Hy's Cider Mill

6350 37 Mile Rd, Romeo MI

Hours:
Weekends only open from 11am-6pm

Visit this working cider mill with u-pick apples and petting farm. Hy's also features pumpkins, baked goods, farm market and a picnic area in a beautiful country setting with scenic overlooks. 

Visit Hy's Cider Mill Facebook Page for more info including special events and food trucks. 


[photo credit: pinterest.com]

FOR MORE INFO:
Visit Hy's Cider Mill or call 810-798-3611


5. Middleton Farms Cider Mill

46462 Dequindre Rd, Shelby Twp MI

Hours vary, call to confirm

Established in 1956, the family-owned cider mill is a hidden gem in Macomb county. Freshly made cider, donuts, pies, caramel apples and more! 

[photo credit: Middleton Farms Facebook page]

FOR MORE INFO:
Visit Middleton Farms Facebook Page or call 586-731-6699


6. Miller's Big Red Apple Orchard

4900 32 Mile Rd, Washington Twp MI

Hours:
Monday – Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm

Acres and acres of orchards, farm and fields for you to enjoy this legendary local producer of fresh fruit, produce and herbs. Miller's amazing Marketplace features home made baked goods, gourmet condiments and many local products. 

Don't forget to enjoy their fresh made cider, donuts and caramel apples. 

Fall features include picnics, petting farm, hayrides, corn maze, straw mountain and u-pick apples. 

[photo credit: millersbigred.com]

FOR MORE INFO:
Visit Miller's Big Red or call 586-752-7888


7. Stoney Creek Orchard and Cider Mill

2961 W. 32 Mile Rd, Romeo MI

Hours: 7 days a week 10am-6pm

Enjoy fresh cider made from Stoney Creek's traditional mill and hot freshly made donuts in their Donut House. Pick fresh apples and fruits at their u-pick farm or visit their store for fresh produce, hand-made pies, caramel apples, pumpkins, jams, jellies, syrups and more. 

Moonlight Hayrides available too!!

[photo credit: stoneycreekorchard.com]

FOR MORE INFO: 

Visit Stoney Creek Orchard or call 586-752-2453


8. Verellen Orchards

63260 Van Dyke Rd, Washington Twp MI

Hours:
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Sat/Sun 7am-6pm

For 95 years Verellen has been providing fresh fruit in season including strawberries, cherries, plums, peaches, pears and of course, APPLES! 

Donuts and Cider, and pumpkins available too. 


[photo credit: Verellen Orchards Facebook page]

FOR MORE INFO:

Visit Verellen Orchards Facebook Page or call 586-752-2989


9. Westview Orchards and Winery

65075 Van Dyke Rd, Washington Twp MI

Hours:
Daily from 8am-6pm

Fall Family Weekend activities include 3-acre playground, outdoor and indoor petting farms, log obstacle course, straw mountain, tire mountain, rope mountain and Spookley the Square Pumpkin children's maze.

Additional weekend activities include 6-acre corn maze, 40-foot slide, wagon rides, corn cannon and apple slingshot. 

Donuts, pies, cider and more are available for purchase at the Cider Mill. 

Full variety of u-pick apples and pumpkin patch. 


[photo credit: westvieworchards.com]

FOR MORE INFO:
Visit Westview Orchards or call 586-752-3123


10. Goodison Cider Mill

4295 Orion Rd, Rochester MI

Hours:
7 days a week 9am-6pm

A local favorite, Goodison Cider Mill makes fresh apple cider with its century old traditional cider press.  Be sure to try their famous pistachio nut bread along with a variety of pies, donuts, jellies and jams, caramel apples, old-fashioned candies and homemade caramel.

[photo credit: goodisoncidermill.com]

FOR MORE INFO:

Visit Goodison Cider Mill or call 248-652-8450


11. Paint Creek Cider Mill

4480 Orion Road, Oakland Twp MI

Hours: 7 days a week 11am-7pm

Old fashioned goodness in the heart of Oakland Township featuring, BBQ, Pizza, Soups, Sandwiches, Bakery, Ice Cream Parlor, Snacks and Beverages.

[photo credit: Paint Creek Cider Mill Facebook page]

FOR MORE INFO:
Visit the Paint Creek Cider Mill Facebook Page or call 248-656-3400


12. Rochester Cider Mill

5125 Rochester Rd, Rochester MI

Hours:
Call for hours

This Rochester favorite has been producing un-pasteurized cider for generations. Delicious fresh donuts, hand made caramel and a variety of pies are a great compliment to their famous cider. 

Additional activities include petting farm, play on the straw pyramid, ride the pumpkin/apple slides, push the tractors in the corn box, or just relax and enjoy the friendly family atmosphere with a gallon of our delicious sweet apple cider and a dozen of our delectable donuts of your choice.


[photo credit: rochestercidermill.com]

FOR MORE INFO:
Visit Rochester Cider Mill or call 248-651-4224


13. Yates Cider Mill

1990 E. Avon Road, Rochester Hills MI

Hours:
Monday-Friday 7am-7pm
Saturday-Sunday 9am-7pm 

Nestled alongside the Clinton River, this area staple has been providing delicious cider since the 1800's. Yate's cider flavors evolve throughout the season as different varieties of apples come to harvest. Every bottle of cider has its own unique flavor during the Fall. 

On weekends in the fall you can enjoy food favorites such as knackwurst, hot dogs, cinnamon almonds and cotton candy. Don't forget to stop by the fudge shop where several varieties of fudge are made. 

The Apple Tent features fresh picked apples and a variety of treats and sweets. 

Don't forget to take a relaxing stroll along the 1/2 mile walking trail along the beautiful Clinton River. 

[photo credit: yatescidermill.com]

FOR MORE INFO:
Visit Yates Cider Mill or call 248-651-8300




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