Macomb Area Orchards: Which is your favorite?

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Do you have a favorite orchard? Why do you like it?
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The following Macomb County orchard listings were gathered by All About Apples, which lists orchards nationwide. To see additional orchards throughout Michigan (grouped according to region), click HERE.

Blake’s Orchard and Cider Mill
17985 Armada Center Rd, Armada, MI 48065
Phone: (586)784-5343. Call for hours.
Directions: 3 mi. W of Armada or 5 mi. E of Romeo. Near intersection of Romeo Plank Rd. & Armada Center Rd.
Description: You pick fruits and vegetables. Christmas trees, cider, candy apples and fudge making. Bakery, farm market goodies, crafts, train rides, hayrides, animal farm, pony rides, Pumpkin Land adventures, corn stalk maze, haunted village, bonfire, hayrides, gift baskets, company picnics and school tours.
Other fruit: Strawberries, raspberries, cherries, peaches, pumpkins and veggies.

Coon Creek Orchard and Cider Mill
78777 Coon Creek Road, Armada, MI 48005
Phone: (586) 784-5062
Directions: 4 mi. NW of Armada, 8 mi. NE of Romeo, 2 mi. N of Armada Center Rd., 2 mi. W of North Ave. and 2 mi. E of Romeo Plank Rd.
Open: May 1 – November 15; 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Description: Fall weekend festival with live entertainment, hayrides, pig roast, orchard tours, storytelling tours with Laughing Cloud. Farm animals and farm market with fresh fruit, jam, honey, cider, and more. Call for crop information.
Other fruit: U-pick strawberries, sweet cherries, u-pick tart cherries, black raspberries, u-pick red raspberries, apricots, plums, u-pick peaches, nectarines, blackberries, u-pick apples and u-pick pumpkins.

Hy’s Cider Mill
6350 37 Mile Road, Romeo, MI 48065
Phone: (810) 798-3611
Directions: 1-1/2 mi. W of M-53 (Van Dyke). 9 mi. S of I-69, 5 mi. N of Romeo.
Open: September-October; weekends only 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Description: See cider being made. Weekend wagon rides to pick your own apples. One of the top 10 ciders in the State cider contest.

Middleton Cider Mill
46462 Dequindre, Utica, MI 48317
Phone: (586) 731-6699
Directions: located 1/2 mile north of M-59.

Miller’s Big Red Apple Orchard
4900 32-Mile Rd, Washington, MI 48095
Phone: (586) 752-7888
Directions: Visit our website for accurate driving directions from your location
Open: May through November; 9am – 6pm
Description: We offer a variety of “you-pick” activities all harvest season including apples, strawberries, raspberries and pumpkins. We also have a petting farm and activities for children, full country store with fudge, donuts and cider. Call now to schedule your tour!!
Apples: Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Macintosh, Jonathan and more!
Other fruit: Raspberries, strawberries

Rapp Orchards

Romeo, MI
Phone: (810) 752-2117
Directions: 3 miles south of Romeo on M-53 between 29 and 30 Mile Roads.
Open: June through February; Daily 8:30 am – 6 pm
Description: Fresh fruits and vegetables, u-pick cherries.

Stony Creek Orchard and Cider Mill
2961 W. 32 Mile Road, Romeo, MI 48065
Phone: (586) 752-2453

Verellen Orchards
63260 Van Dyke, Romeo, MI 48065
Phone: (586) 752-2989
Open: Mid-June to the end of May; Daily from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. summer & fall; 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Description: Apples. At our store we bake donuts, pies, muffins, fresh everyday, and have our own cider mill. Vegetables in season. We also have a picnic area with stationary train cars and tables which you can sit on when enjoying donuts and cider!
Other fruit: U-pick Strawberries and cherries. Raspberries, peaches, plums, pears, prunes, and grapes.

Westview Orchards & Cider Mill
65075 Van Dyke, Romeo, MI 48095
Phone: (586) 752-3123
Directions: Located on M-53 (Van Dyke) at 30 Mile Rd. just 2 mi. S of Romeo
Description: Westview Orchards is the 3rd oldest sesquicentennial family farm in Michigan and the oldest in Macomb county, having been in continuous operation by the same family since 1813. The orchard is owned and operated by the 5th and 6th generation.
Farm Market: Offers farm-grown cherries, peaches, apples, pears, plums, supersweet sweet corn, pumpkins, winter cabbage, honey, jams, jellies maple syrup and more. Farm-baked fresh one-of-a-kind fruit donuts, 10″ deep dish pies, breads, cookies, and ‘NEW’ Fruit Flips – apple, cherry, peach. Apple gift boxes (shipped) and baskets for holiday gift-giving. Open: 7 days a week 8 – 6, from July (cherry season) through December 24th.
U-Pick: Cherries late June through mid-July, 7 days a week, 8 – 6. Apples Labor Day weekend through Halloween, weekends only, 10 – 6. Pumpkins late September-October, weekends only, 10 – 6.
Modern Cider Mill: in 1850 barn, using strictly hand-picked apples from trees, watch the meticulous process fall weekends 10 – 6. Open Labor Day Weekend through November 7th, 10 – 6 daily.
Other fruit: Cherries, peaches, apples, pears, plums, supersweet sweet corn, pumpkins, winter cabbage, honey, jams, jellies, maple syrup, and more.

A special thanks to Dawn for suggesting this post!

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    Stacey says

    I've been going to Miller's Big Red for over 15 years… it's easily our favorite! We love the huge variety of apples (& other produce), friendly staff, & quality food.

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    SweetCanela says

    I'm in Oakland County so I vote for Yates Cider Mill for number one in Rochester MI 1990 East Avon Road Rochester 48307. :)

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    Dawn says

    We're from Ontario but do TONS of cross-border shopping. Last year was our first year to go to a cider mill and we went to Ruby's up by Port Huron. It was a lovely afternoon for our family but very disappointing in that they didn't actually have apples to pick or for sale. That's why I suggested this post because I'd like to hear all about the other's in the area.

    Thanks for taking the time to do the post, Jolyn. I didn't mean to add another thing to your already full plate of busyness!