You can also check out Meadow Brook , a National Historic Landmark, which is only a few minutes away and offers tours and plenty of history. Alber Orchard and Cider Mill. Alber Orchard and Cider Mill is well worth the trip if only to get a taste of their mouthwatering caramel apples. Other delicious products include pretzels, cider, donuts, apple butter, and apple jam. Alber has over 50 kinds of apples, including heirloom varieties. The mill offers fresh cold cider and plenty of activities to enjoy. In the fall, visitors can take tractor-drawn hayrides, walk through a 7-acre corn maze, and collect pumpkins from the pumpkin patch.
Also, Alber hosts several events during the fall months. The property has a Donut House, a salesroom filled with homemade pies, caramel apples, maple syrup, honey, and jams. In addition, antique farming equipment fills the land, making for a memorable photo op. Guest will enjoy the picnic area where they can watch children play on bales of straw while drinking cold cider and eating hot donuts. Fun activities include farm animals, horse riding and wagon rides.
Meckley's Flavor Fruit Farm. Meckley's Flavor Fruit Farm is the ideal place for those who appreciate a bit of nostalgia. Signature items include apple fritters and carmel apple pies. Meckley offers fresh cider pressing, a pumpkin patch, pony rides, hay rides, bounce house, hot dog roasts and live entertainment. Porter's Orchard. Porter's Orchard is home to award-winning apple cider. The family operated business offers cider donuts and caramel apples. Visitors may pick their own apples, choose pumpkins from the pumpkin patch, and travel through a corn maze.
Children will enjoy the inflatables and farm animals.
Throughout the year, Porters hosts various events including a pet adoption drive. When you're in the area, make sure you don't miss the Yellow Dog Marketplace where you're sure to find some antique treasures and unusual trinkets to take home or even give as gifts! Mueller's Orchard. Once a stop for stagecoaches, the orchard offers pressed cider, fresh fruit, and baked goods. Guests hop on wagons to explore the family farm. The farm sits on acres in Holly, Michigan, and offers a variety of pre-packaged apples including Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Jonathan and Gala.
Fall favorites include apple cider, apple butter, apple cider vinegar and Michigan grown popcorn. Also, there are picnic areas, playgrounds and haystacks for the kids. Diehl holds an annual Ciderfest, an all-day event, featuring live entertainment, dancing, and a craft show. Obstbaum Orchards.
Located right outside of Detroit in Northville, Michigan, Obstbaum Orchards welcomes families of all sizes. Apple cider, fresh apple cinnamon donuts and laid-back hayrides are all in store at the year-old apple and cider mill. Visitors can watch the donut process, view how cider is pressed and check out the baker making apple pies. Moreover, the cider is made from the fruit of local farms and is available at the family-run orchard and winery. What started as a small family farm in has expanded into acres of fruit-picking, cider-milling, corn-mazing fun for the entire family.
During a visit to the orchard, visitors can stock up on farm fresh seasonal vegetables such as sweet corn and asparagus as well as homegrown fruits like cherries, peaches, and plums. For fun, guests can take a wagon ride, visit the petting pavilion, and glide down a foot slide. In addition to the cider mill, the family-owned farm has a bakery and a wine tasting room with artwork and unique gifts. There are mountain bike trails and other fun activities like a jumping pillow, hayrides, and a corn maze on the site. Tandem Ciders. They specialize in making artisan hard ciders with a European flare.
The tasting room offers a cozy atmosphere for sampling, mingling, and fun. To help guests understand the story behind the cider, a well-trained staff explains the motivation for each cider. Tandem Ciders also hosts several events throughout the year. Once you've finished sampling the cider, you can head over to Knot Just a Bar for some family dining, relaxation and maybe a couple of drinks as well. Country Mill. Fun for the entire family, Country Mill features a cider mill, winery, bakery, farm market and gift shop.
Guests may pick apples, blueberries and pumpkins from the orchard when in season. Additionally, the mill also houses a petting zoo and a three-acre catfish pond. Country Mill also features activities like inflatables, train rides, family photo shoots, haunted events in the month of October, and a Lionel Train Layout in the end of November.
Apple season begins the first weekend after Labor day when visitors get to see fresh unpasteurized cider being made from a year-old press. The bakery offers hot cake donuts, homemade pies, cinnamon rolls, fudge, and quiche daily. The Country store features unique gifts, jams, jellies, gourmet treats and Amish goodies. In addition, the farm hosts an Apple Festival the last Saturday in September to mark its anniversary.
Be sure you don't miss checking out the Kalamazoo Farmers Market , where you can find fresh food and other items made by locals. Visitors yearn for the savory, fresh blueberries, peaches, apples and pumpkins that are harvested from this family-owned farm. Visitors get to experience shopping at the country store, picking fruit from the orchard, running through the corn maze, and stopping by the animal center.
Most of all, guests enjoy sipping on cider and munching on donuts. The property features a cider mill, bakery, ice cream parlor, petting zoo, corn maze and wagon rides. There is also a well-stocked loft filled with Victorian items and Christmas decorations. Customers crave for the cider made from a secret family recipe. Virtue Cider. Virtue Cider is located on a acre farm in Fennville, Michigan. The mill partners with local farmers to find the highest quality heirloom apples.
Virtue uses a combination of traditional European farmhouses and modern fermentation techniques to bring customers the best tasting hard cider possible. Moreover, each part of the cider process takes place in a different location on the farm. Guests over 21 may also take a tour, sample products, shop in the bottle shop and participate in cider tasting dinners.
The mill even takes orders for fresh pies until the day before Thanksgiving. Customers can sit and relax in the comfortable heated eating space to while they cider and watch the award-winning donuts being made! Three Cedars Farm. Three Cedars Farm has everything a person looks for in a farm including live animals, bonfires, and kettle corn. The Country Store offers special collectible items, old fashioned candy, and mums.
Visitors enjoy a host of activities including hayrides, a pumpkin patch, and a corn maze. Grandpa's Cider Mill. Here visitors get to see apples as they run through the cider press behind a foot glass enclosure.
Samples of over 25 flavors are available for guests to enjoy. During the harvest season, families can take part in various activities including a cornfield maze, pond fishing, and a hayride. Knaebe's Mmmunchy Krunchy Apple Farm. In addition to the normal donut options, the bakery serves a delicious specialty donut called BAM bacon, apple, maple which is absolutely to die for! We took our daughter's college friends while on break.
They all loved it. Great staff, too.
The donuts are excellent! The Apple Cider slushy is one of a kind! Caramel apples are tasty! The cider fest run is something we attend every year! I even walked it last year with my Very nice cider mill,many fall items for purchase,lots of pumpkins,apples,pies,honey,of course hot apple cider. My wife and I have grown up in the surrounding townships for years. We've enjoyed Diehls Cider Mills with our children for years. We've tried a handful of other cider mills but, we prefer Diehls Cider Mill.
We've raised our kids coming here for a Great cider and donuts and during Ciderfest there are craft shows. They have apples to buy, apple pies to buy. There are jams etc too. You can see donuts being made too. Flights Vacation Rentals Restaurants Things to do. Cart 0. All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips.
Local Family-Owned Cider Mill Diehl's Orchard & Cider Mill has been helping families make memories for over 60 years now. 14 reviews of Diehl's Orchard "This place had the best cinnamon donut I've ever had at a cider mill! My husband and I both loved how it was crispy. I guess this is .
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