11 Oakland County Cider Mills to Visit this Fall

Modified: October 06, 2022 | Story by Amelia Ritter

Have your best fall ever with a trip to your favorite cider mill or apple orchard. Whether you’re on the hunt for the perfect donut, the juiciest apple, or the roundest pumpkin, you can’t go wrong when you choose from any of these cider mills throughout Oakland County in the metro Detroit area.

Franklin Cider Mill

Franklin Cider Mill is a fall tradition! Dating back to 1837, this spot is filled with history, which means every donut and cup of cider is made with love from a family-friendly atmosphere.

Franklin Cider Mill, @out_n_about_in_the_d

Long Family Orchard and Farm

This orchard has everything- cider, donuts, Honeycrisp apples, mums, pumpkins, jams, honey, breads, and more! It’s a must for fall family fun.

Long Family Farm, @michlperry

Bonadeo Farms

The people at Bonadeo Farms love the fall harvest, fresh homemade doughnuts, and cider, along with hayrides to the pumpkin patch, corn mazes, and haunted houses. There is something for everyone! Come join the fun.

Diehl’s Orchard and Cider Mill

Diehl’s Orchard & Cider Mill has been helping families make memories for over 60 years now. A family-run company themselves, they have cider, donuts, a corn maze, a petting zoo, and more!

Mitchell Farm

This farm is the best place to go for gourds, corn, and more! Known as Holly’s hidden gem, this is a great spot to visit to get your cider mill fix.

Ashton Orchards

Ashton Orchards produces and sells market apples, peaches, plums, pears, sweet corn, pumpkins and other vegetables. In their bakery, they make donuts, pies, breads, pastries, caramel apples, and apple sauce. They make apple cider also at our mill from the apples they grow!

Ashton Orchards, @realamericanfood

Goodison Cider Mill

Fresh-pressed cider, donuts made fresh, and world-famous pistachio nut bread- it’s all waiting for you on a trip to Goodison Cider Mill!

Paint Creek Cider Mill

Come for the donuts, stay for the food! Their from-scratch menu includes many selections cooked slowly on our smoker. YUM!

Paint Creek Cider Mill, @adultapplejuice

Rochester Cider Mill

Aside from the amazing cider, the Rochester Cider mill only uses the best Michigan ingredients for their donuts, caramel apples, and fudge. The caramel is handmade with Michigan sugar, butter, and molasses. Plus, their pies are baked fresh every day!

Rochester Cider Mill, @baskinkrobbins

Yates Cider Mill

People travel wide and far to visit Yates, who have been creating memories with families for over 160 years! Celebrate all seasons at this historic cider mill and get a firsthand look at the cider-making process before you enjoy a delicious fall treat!

Blake’s Lyon Township

Formerly Erwin Orchards, the beloved local favorite, Blake’s, purchased this cider mill in 2022. Enjoy the taste and experience of your favorite Macomb county spot in Oakland county!

Blake’s, @pardonmyrustic

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