Let’s Go to the Cider Mill
Fall is a time when the weather starts getting cooler, the leaves start changing to beautiful reds and oranges and apples are ripe for picking. This is a time when the cider mills are the place to go to get a cup of warm apple cider, a yummy donut, caramel apples, a pumpkin for carving and some fresh handpicked apples. So here are the cider mills you’ll find in Rochester, Michigan with all the info you’ll need to have a fun-filled family day.
Rochester, Michigan Cider Mills
Paint Creek Cider Mill – Enjoy live music, face painting, magicians and more. Fresh cider, donuts, jellies, jams, candy, pies, and other baked goods will be on hand. Open every day from 10a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, 9a.m.-6 p.m. weekends. Paint Creek Cider Mill is located at 4480 Orion Road in Rochester.
Yates Cider Mill – Water powered since 1863, Yates offers cider, donuts, fudge, apple butter, caramel apples and more. Children will enjoy the weekend pony rides and animal petting. Scenic river walking trail. Open Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Yates Cider Mill is located on Avon (23 Mile Rd) at Dequindre in Rochester Hills.
Rochester Cider Mill – All activities at the Rochester Cider Mill are absolutely free for the whole family. Children can pet and feed the animals in the petting farm, play on the straw pyramid, ride the pumpkin/apple slides, push the tractors in the corn box, or just relax and enjoy the friendly atmosphere with delicious sweet apple cider and yummy fresh donuts. The Rochester Cider Mill is located at 5125 North Rochester Rd. Rochester, Michigan.
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