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Great Cider Mills and Orchards Near HomeFirst™ Communities

With Autumn quickly approaching, those warm summer days drift away and those colorful leaves start falling down. With this change in season comes not only different weather, but also different options on how to spend your time — and we don’t just mean busting out those rakes to beautify your lawn!

There’s lots of great things to enjoy about Fall and HomeFirst™ communities not only have beautiful walking paths to enjoy the surrounding nature, but many homes are located near a variety of fall fun opportunities for your family to enjoy, including many of Michigan’s best orchards and cider mills.

Meadow Creek – Blake Farms

HomeFirst™’s Meadow Creek in New Haven is in on the fall fun too! Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill, located just over 20 minutes away from Meadow Creek, is a family-owned cider mill open from June until December. In the warmer months you and your family can come and pick your own apples, and once the Michigan winter kicks in, Blake’s is open for Christmas tree shopping as well! Blake Farms also hosts a variety of events and festivals throughout the year that are definitely worth the visit.

Riverbrook – Yates Cider Mill

Our Riverbrook community is just about a half hour’s drive away from historic Yates Cider Mill in Rochester Hills. At Yates, you can get some cider and donuts, take a stroll down the trail by the river, visit the petting zoo, or buy some apples, pumpkins, fudge, or other delicious apple products to bring home with you. It’s a truly special place to spend a fall day with your friends and family!

Springrove – Diehl’s Orchard & Cider Mill

Last but certainly not least, Diehl’s Orchard & Cider Mill is also just a short 20 minute from from the HomeFirst™ Springrove community. Diehl’s is known for their famous annual fall festival, Ciderfest, where those ambitious family members can participate in the Ciderfest run while the rest of the family can go straight to drinking cider and eating donuts. Diehl’s also hosts Dinner and Hayride events, where in a group setting your family can enjoy a delicious dinner, a fun hayride, and a peaceful bonfire. No matter what the time of day, Diehl’s offers your family lots of fun fall options!

To find more cider mills in Michigan, check out Pure Michigan’s Cider Time list for a complete list of great Michigan cider mills, many of which are also located near HomeFirst™ communities! Embrace the fall fun and contact HomeFirst™ today!

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