Central-West Michigan Orchards
Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery | Grand Rapids, MI Picking apples is just one of the many enjoyable activities offered at the Robinette’s Apple Haus and Winery. Take a horse-drawn hayride or hit the corn maze as a family before letting the kids loose on the jumping pillow! As your little ones bounce around, you can head into the barn to sample some wine and hard cider! End your day by browsing a wide selection of breads, pies, and pastries made fresh in the on-site bakery!
Lower-East Michigan Orchards
Long Family Orchard | Commerce Charter Twp., MI Everyone, no matter what their age, will have a great time at Long Family Orchard! If you visit on a weekend to pick your own apples, you’ll also enjoy free hayrides! In addition to apple picking, there is also a nighttime corn maze, a goat farm, two giant jumping pillows, large play structures, pedal karts, and more! Stop into the Cider Mill before taking off to grab some locally-made honey, jams, and mouthwatering apple cinnamon donuts for the road! Blake Farms | Armada, MI As one of the very first ‘pick your own’ orchards in the state, Blake Farms has spent the past 69 years growing apples in Michigan. Although you’ll have a blast plucking apples off the branches in the orchard, the real fun and excitement starts after the sun goes down! Put yourself on edge with the spooky land 3D maze, challenge ghosts and goblins in the 3-story haunted barn, or slay the walking dead on the zombie paintball safari ride!
Northern-West Michigan Orchards
King Orchard | Central Lake, MI Although they specialize in growing Montmorency tart cherries, King Orchards also offers a wide selection of Heritage, Gourmet, and American apples as well. Spend a picturesque afternoon strolling through the orchard, taking in the sights, and collecting bushel after bushel of crisp, juicy apples. Stop by their bakery before heading home for some homestyle goodness. Located in Grand Traverse Bay, this is a great destination to stop at while checking out the Cherry Capital of the World! Hoxsie’s Farm Market | Williamsburg, MI Eager to introduce their guests to life on the farm, Hoxsie’s Farm Market is a charming and educational destination for fall family fun! Choose from 7 varieties of apples and get picking! The fun won’t end once you leave the apple orchard though, as this farm also features a 4-acre corn maze, wagon rides, and an in-barn playland. To top it off you can even enjoy some target practice with produce as your ammo with the apple cannons! Jacob’s Farm | Traverse City, MI Although they are notorious for their annual corn maze, Jacob’s Farm also boasts an extensive selection of apples available for self-picking! If you plan your visit on the weekend, be sure to stick around until the sun goes down and try to traverse their corn maze with nothing but the guiding glow of a flashlight! As you’re waiting to enter the moonlit maze, browse their collection of locally grown and homemade products, including their potting and planting mixes made from their own vermicomposting system to bring you top-of-the-line soil for your home garden!
Lower-South Michigan Orchards
Meckley's Flavor Fruit Farm | Somerset Center, MI With over 375 acres of countryside strewn with 20 plus varieties of apple trees, you'll have a blast apple picking at Meckley's Farm. If your time spent in the orchard leaves you thirsty, the on-site cider mill and cellar has you covered! With over 50 years of experience crafting artesian ciders, they still remain true to the ‘old school’ pressing style which is evident in the unique taste of their products. Relax with a glass of canine-inspired wine or a can of hard cider and enjoy live Bluegrass music while the kids take advantage of the pony rides and bounce house!