Day 125: Cider Mills & Corn Mazes

The Awesome Mitten - Yates Cider Mill. Photo by Shaun Barcelow.
Yates Cider Mill. Photo by Shaun Barcelow.
[box size=”large” border=”full”]Below is a compilation of a few of our favorite places to visit for some awesome cider and other fall activities! [/box]
Hours: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Pony Rides
  • Straw Mazes
  • Pumpkin Sales
  • Hayrides
  • Donuts and Cider
Hours: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • U-pick apples and pumpkins
  • Cider and Donuts
  • Hayrides
  • Corn Maze
  • Weekend Country Fair
Four Green Fields (Rodney/ Big Rapids)
Hours: Noon to 5:30 pm for the regular maze, 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm Friday and Saturday for the Haunted Maze
  • Horse drawn wagon ride
  • Pumpkin Patch
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Hours: Tues- Sat 9-6 Sunday 11-6 Monday: CLOSED
  • Orchard
  • Cider Bar
  • Train
  • Cider Mill
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Petting Zoo
  • Farm Market
  • Haunted Attractions
  • winery
Hours: 9-8 everyday
  • Cider Mill
  • Winery
  • Bakery
  • Gift Shop
  • Orchard
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Lunch Counter
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Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery (Grand Rapids)
Hours: Seasonal. M-Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun: 12pm-6pm. Hayrides: Weekends Only.

  • Winery
  • Gift Shop
  • Bakery
  • Cider Mill
  • Mountain Bike Trails
  • Orchard
  • Corn Maze
Fruit Ridge Hayrides (Kent City/Grand Rapids)
Hours: M-Th: reservations, F: 5pm-9pm, Sat: 12pm-9pm, Sun: 12pm-5pm
  • U-Pick Apples & Pumpkins
  • Hayrides
  • Corn Maze
  • Cider & Donuts
  • Petting Zoo
  • Kid Rides
Hours: M-Sat: 8:30am-6pm, Closed Sundays.
  • Wagon Rides
  • U-Pick Pumpkins
  • Fruits Available
  • Cider
  • Farm Market
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Jacob’s Farm (Traverse City)

Sunday 1 to 7, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 10 to 6, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 10 to 9
  • Pirates of Jacob’s Corn Maze
  • Fresh Donuts
  • Farm Market
  • U-Pick Apples and Pumpkins
Friske Orchards (Ellsworth and Charlevoix)
Saturdays in October: 11 to 4 (Ellsworth Farm Market)
  • Tractor drawn orchard tours
  • U-Pick Apples
  • Live Music
  • Petting Zoo
  • Food Tasting
  • Cider
Rennie Orchards (Williamsburg)
Everyday: 10 to 6
  • Hay Bale Mazes
  • Corn and Sunflower Mazes
  • U-Pick Fruit
  • Hayrides
  • Tours
  • Apple Wagon
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Parshallville Cider Mill (Fenton)

Mon-Fri: 9am to 6pm; Sat & Sun: 8am to 6pm
  • Historic Mill (136 years old)
  • Homemade pies, donuts made daily
  • Old Fashioned Cider
  • Press room to watch cider making process
Everyday: 9am to 6pm
  • Birdhouse
  • Playground
  • Kiddie maze
  • Hiking through the orchard
  • Hayrides
Everyday noon to 6pm
  • Petting farm
  • Wagon rides
  • Night time corn maze
  • Play structures
  • Giant jumping pumpkin bounce
  • Pedal karts
Spicer Orchards (Hartland)
Everyday 9am to 7pm
  • Farm animals
  • Play area
  • Fresh kettlecorn
  • Large Inflatables
  • Face painting
  • Live music
  • Bee keeping display
  • Pig roast
  • Wine and hard cider

Note: Stay tuned for a feature on Spicer’s next weekend!

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Gull Meadow Farms (Richland)

Monday-Friday 4p.m.-7p.m./ Saturday 10a.m.-6p.m./Sunday 10a.m.-5p.m.
  • Large inflatables
  • Market with fresh donuts, cider, hot chocolate
  • Corn maze
  • Apple orchard
  • Pumpkin patch
  • Night time corn maze
  • Wagon rides
  • Apple blasters
Husted Farm Market (Kalamazoo)
Monday-Sunday 9a.m.-7p.m.
  • Apple orchard
  • Hayrides
  • Pumpkin patch
  • Homemade donuts and pies

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Franklin Cider Mill (Bloomfield Hills)

Weekdays 7 am-6:30 pm, Weekends 8 am-6:30 pm
  • 100% organic apples for sale
  • Cinnamon spiced doughnuts & apple cider
  • Pies, cakes, jams, candy, etc. for sale
  • Pumpkins for sale
Yates Cider Mill (Rochester)
Mill open M-F 7am-7pm, weekends 9am-7pm
  • Fudge shoppe, including taffy and caramel corn
  • Ice cream
  • Cider, pocket pies, apple butter, caramel apples, etc. for sale
  • Petting zoo
  • Pony rides
  • River walk
  • Apple pulp train car
  • Group tours
Plymouth Orchards (Plymouth Charter Township)
Mill open everyday 9 am-7 pm, market open 10 am-6 pm
  • School tours & party rentals
  • Hay rides
  • Live music
  • Petting zoo
  • Pumpkin patch
  • Apple picking
  • Pies, jams, etc. for sale
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Did we miss one of your favorite cider mills, apple orchards, or place for fall fun? Let us know in the comments!