It wouldn’t feel like fall in Northern Michigan without some cider! On your upcoming fall color tour vacation in Northern Michigan, stop and sip some cider. See below for a roundup of 10 places to buy apple cider (some even have donuts too!) from Traverse City to Ellsworth. Hop in the car and make your next weekend road trip all about cider.
Altonen Orchards, Elk Rapids11882 S. US-31 Williamsburg | 231.264.8802
Fresh fruit, great cider and family fun! They don’t offer donuts but they do have delicious pies!
Farmer White’s, Williamsburg11373 US Highway 31 South, Williamsburg | 231.632.1500
Their website says it all, “Farmer White’s is more than a farmers market it’s a piece of our Northern Michigan heritage.” Visit this family owned farm for fresh pies and lots of different products including jam, jelly and more plus cider and donuts.
Friske Orchards, Atwood10743 N. U.S. 31 (in Atwood) Ellsworth | 231.599.2604
Besides offering cider and donuts, this orchard provides plenty of family fun such as Fall Fun Saturday’s, the Apple Festival, U-Pick, a children’s petting zoo and more.
Gallagher’s Farm Market & Bakery, Traverse City7237 E Traverse Hwy, Traverse City | 231.947.1689
The kids can go check out the goats, chickens and pigs and explore the corn maze and pumpkin patch! After that, shop for great local produce, buy some fresh and delicious donuts and pick up some homemade cider as well.
Hoxsie’s Farm Market, Williamsburg6578 M-72 East Williamsburg | 231.267.9087 or 231.267.5264
This farm has a corn maze, new apple cannon, a big red barn to explore, wagon rides and more! And yes, cider and donuts.
Kilcherman’s Christmas Cove, Northport11573 N. Kilcherman Road, Northport | 231.386.5637
Kilcherman’s is famous for its antique apples and its unusual atmosphere. From the Pink Pearl to the Rambo, they’ve got a wide array of unique apples and fresh cider!
King Orchards, Kewadin986 U.S. 31 Kewadin
Pick your own apples or shop for gifts at King Orchards. Don’t forget to say hi to the Bernese Mountain Dog Daisy while you purchase some freshly made apple cider!
Pahl’s Pumpkin Patch, Buckley11168 N. M37 Buckley, MI 49620
This is a pick your own pumpkin patch with a petting zoo and plenty of fall produce to choose from including gourds, squash and corn stalk bundles.
Rennie Orchards, Williamsburg11221 Munro Rd. Williamsburg, Michigan 49690
Wagon rides, a hay maze and more! PLUS cider and donuts.
Royal Farms, Ellsworth10445 North US 31, Ellsworth, Mi 49729. Locally: (231) 599-3222 | Toll Free: (866) 224-4801
Enjoy a farm market setting while tasting wine, exploring the corn maze and of course sampling some cider, donuts and even caramel apples!