It’s hard to pick favorites, but it’s easy to pick apples in Michigan’s apple orchards. The Mitten State has an abundance of family-owned apple orchards, complemented by the activities that make Michigan such a fantastic hit in the fall. Whatever your apple-flavored craving, be sure to check out our favorite apple orchards in Michigan.
Our Favorite Apple Orchards in Michigan
One of the few orchards open to the public year round, the family-owned Robinettes has been in business since 1911. Located on the edge of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Robinette’s is a local favorite.
Home to a 300+ year-old black walnut tree, Moelker Orchards is a smaller family-owned orchard offering all the classics like an onsite bakery, hayrides, and a pumpkin patch.
A newer offering, Frugthaven is all the fun of an orchard, modernized. A little drive south of Grand Rapids, this is a wedding venue, as well as a coffee shop and bustling market.
Schwallier’s Country Basket
What once was a roadside produce stand is now a bustling orchard and market with all the fixings. Find apples at Schwallier’s, but also honey and donuts and activities like a petting zoo and a pumpkin patch.
Crane Orchards in Fennville, Michigan, offers more than 17 varieties of apples to pick, making it a go-to for anyone looking for a particular taste or a diversity of picks. For those looking to make a day of it, they also offer a 20 acre corn maze, as well as hayrides.
Ed Dunneback and Girls
With a produce market, gift shop, kitchen, and activities like a corn maze, playground, pumpkin patch, hayrides, and more, there is always something to do at the Dunneback farm in Alpine Township.
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