It can’t be September without the traditional lead-up to Halloween and there can’t be Halloween without pumpkins. And obviously, there can’t be pumpkins with pumpkin patches … sincere pumpkin patches. When the Great Pumpkin comes calling every year and –…Read More
Of all the seasons, fall is my favorite. When we lived in Wisconsin, we enjoyed picking apples, drinking cider, and carving pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. Many farms across Southern Wisconsin really get into the tourism spirit, converting their…
In autumn, families like to get outside to catch hold of the last few warm moments before the sun follows the snowbirds south. While apples are at the heart of the fun, cider and doughnuts (cinnamon and sugar, please) are the real draw. So much so, many places forgo the orchard altogether and just sell the essentials, pressing their own cider and cranking up the doughnut machine. Here are our picks for the top ten apple orchards and cider mills in the state of Michigan.