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 Michigan apple orchards.
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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