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

6/30-9/29 and 10/30-11/22
7 Days a week: 8am – 6pm

Monday – Thursday: 8am – 6pm
Friday & Saturday: 8am – 9pm
Sunday: 8am – 7pm

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

[photo credit: blakefarms.com]


Visit blakefarms.com or call 586-784-5343

 2. Blake's Big Apple

71485 North Avenue
, Armada, MI 48005

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]

Visit Blake's Big Apple or call 586-784-9710

3. Brookwood Fruit Farm

7845 Bordman Road, Almont MI

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]

Visit Brookwood Fruit Farm or call 810-798-8312

4. Hy's Cider Mill

6350 37 Mile Rd, Romeo MI

Weekends only 9/10-11/6 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. 

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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]

Visit Middleton Farms Facebook Page or call 586-731-6699

6. Miller's Big Red Apple Orchard

4900 32 Mile Rd, Washington Twp MI

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. 

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Visit Miller's Big Red or call 586-752-7888

7. Stoney Creek Orchard and Cider Mill

2961 W. 32 Mile Rd, Romeo MI

Call for hours

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]


Visit Stoney Creek Orchard or call 586-752-2453

8. Verellen Orchards

63260 Van Dyke Rd, Washington Twp MI

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]


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

9. Westview Orchards and Winery

65075 Van Dyke Rd, Washington Twp MI

Daily from 8am-6pm

Fall family 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]

Visit Westview Orchards or call 586-752-3123

10. Goodison Cider Mill

4295 Orion Rd, Rochester MI

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]


Visit Goodison Cider Mill or call 248-652-8450

11. Paint Creek Cider Mill

4480 Orion Road, Oakland Twp MI

Call for hours

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]

Visit the Paint Creek Cider Mill Facebook Page or call 248-656-3400

12. Rochester Cider Mill

5125 Rochester Rd, Rochester MI

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. 

[photo credit: rochestercidermill.com]

Visit Rochester Cider Mill or call 248-651-4224

13. Yates Cider Mill

1990 E. Avon Road, Rochester Hills MI

Call for hours

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]

Visit Yates Cider Mill or call 248-651-8300

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