GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (ABC 4)- It’s that time of year when the weather slowly but surely begins to cool down, leaves change from standard greens to vibrant hues of red and orange and Michiganders start swapping their shorts and sandals for sweaters and boots!

Fall is here, as well as the opportunity to delight in the season’s festivities.

If you’re looking for activities to do with family and friends or to treat yourself to, then look no further. We’ve saved you a few google and yelp searches by curating the ultimate fall guide to exploring apple orchards, cider mills, corn mazes and pumpkin patches in West Michigan! We recommend checking each location’s fall hours and activities schedule.

Orchards & Cider Mills in West Michigan 🍎

📍Grand Rapids

Robinette's Apple Haus & Winery. (Sept. 6, 2022)

Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery

Address: 3142 4 Mile Rd NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

For over 100 years, Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery has been a staple in the West Michigan community. Visit this family-friendly destination packed with 125 acres of land to explore. Visitors can also enjoy nature trails, corn mazes, hayrides, petting zoos, u-pick, wine tastings and much more!

Hill Bros Orchards & Cider Mill

Address: 6259 Peach Ridge NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544

Known for their award-winning apple cider made on-location, Hill Bros Orchards & Cider Mill has been a part of several Michigan family’s traditions since 1843. Although the farm does not offer U-pick, farm staff still invite visitors to pick a variety of apples from large bins! Visit their website to see the 15+ varieties of picked apples the farm offers.


Wells Orchards

Address: 8993 Kenowa Avenue Southwest, Grand Rapids, MI, 49534

Are you a fan of farmer’s markets, and also love partaking in fall activities? Head on over to Wells Orchards. Not only will visitors find fresh produce at two market locations (indicated on Well’s Orchards website), but they can also enjoy a plethora of Fall happenings! This time of year, Wells Orchards offers pumpkin picking, apples and fresh cider, and wagon rides through their beautiful apple orchards.

Ed Dunneback and Girls Farm Market

Address: 3025 6 Mile Road, Grand Rapids, MI, 49544

Ed Dunneback and Girls Farm Market is a one-stop shop for all things fall! U-pick apple season is open and live music is on the farm throughout the month. Visitors can also stroll through a corn maze, go for wagon rides, play with farm animals and more.


Clearview Orchards

Address: 1051 Barry Rd, Haslett, MI, 48840

Clearview Orchards invites the community to pick Mcintosh, Golden Supreme and Gala apples among others. In addition to stocking up on fresh fruits, families and kids can get an up-close experience with farm animals on-site.

Hours can be reviewed on the Farm’s Facebook Page.

Country Mill Orchard & Cider Mill

Address: 4648 Otto Road, Charlotte, MI, 48813

Honeycrisp apples, sunflowers, donuts and cider slushies await at Country Mill Orchard & Cider Mill! Stop by for a day of Autumn adventures as you pick a variety of fruits, relax on a wagon ride, or stop by the farmers market to purchase and bring home a fresh pie!


Markillie Orchard

Address: 5200 North Latson Rd, Howell, MI, 48855

The first apple trees were planted at Markillie Orchards in 1988. Since then, the Orchard has grown into a vast space offering fall fun to families. Take a tour through the small barn which sells cider, donuts, apples, jams and homemade soups. Or spend the day outdoors in their large playing area for kids!

(U-pick unavailable)


Luke Bryan corn maze Gull Meadow Farms Richland Township

Gull Meadow Farms

Address: 8544 Gull Road, Richland, MI, 49083

Visit Gull Meadow Farms this season to check off all activities on your Autumn bucket list! The farm offers a u-pick apple orchard and pumpkin patch, a giant pumpkin cannon, mazes, a jumping pillow and much more!

Husted’s Farm Market and Cider Mill

Address: 9191 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI, 49009

For over 55 years, Husted’s Farm Market and Cider Mill has specialized in homegrown fruits and vegetables grown in Southwest Michigan. Right now, the farm offers u-pick apples, pumpkin gourds, cabbage, and much more to take home. On the farm, visitors can also find homemade jams, cider, salsas and more unique products.

Hours vary. View additional information online.

VerHage Fruit Farm and Cider Mill

Address: 8619 West ML Ave, Kalamazoo MI, 49009

VerHage Fruit Farm and Cider Mill has been a fall staple in Kalamazoo since 1960. Plan a trip to this “must-see” spot to indulge in quality fruits, a renowned cider among locals, donuts, caramel apples, fudge and homemade pies. Plus, explore a variety of fall attractions such as their u-pick areas and traditional hayrides.


Kooistra Orchards

Address: 11694 S Maple Island Rd, Twin Lake, MI 49457

Get ready to pick apples or stock up on pre-picked produce like butternut squash, candy onions and tomatoes at Kooistra Orchards!


Crane Orchards

Address: 6054 124th Ave, Fennville, MI 49408

You’re familiar with apple picking, corn mazes and hayrides! Now, what about cow trains? Enjoy fall with the ultimate seasonal experience at Crane Orchards. Visit for a full day or stay for as long as you want! Crane Orchards also offers a vacation rental house on Hutchins Lake right next to their stunning orchards.

Corn Mazes 🌽

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Grand Rapids

Ed Dunneback and Girls Farm Market | 3025 6 Mile Road, Grand Rapids, MI, 49544

Fruit Ridge Hayride Corn Maze | 11966 Fruit Ridge Ave, Kent City, MI 49330

Deep Roots Produce Corn Maze | 8570 84th St SE, Caledonia, MI 49302

Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery | 3142 4 Mile Rd NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

New Salem Corn Maze | 4516 24th St, Door, MI 49323


Grand River Corn Maze | 5781 W Grand River RD. Fowlerville, MI 48836

Shawhaven Farm | 1826 Rolfe Rd, Mason, MI, 48854

Battle Creek, Kalamazoo & Holland

Bosserd Family Farm | 14721 Verona Rd, Marshall, MI, 49068

Harvest Moon Acres | 18725 Michigan 40, Gobles, MI 49055

Pumpkin Patches in West Michigan 🎃

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