Summer comes to a close, now is a great time to plan a trip to your local apple orchard. Most people are ready to feel the crisp fall air, see the beautiful autumn colors, and pick up some apples and donuts at a local orchard.

Many fall apple varieties including MacIntosh, Honey Crisp and Red Delicious begin their harvest season in early to mid-September. However, there are currently summer apple varieties being harvested in August and other in-season fruits including blueberries. 

Looking to get into the fall spirit early? Check out these local orchards in Flint & Genesee. 

Spicer’s Orchard

Located on Clyde Road in Fenton, Spicer Orchards has been harvesting apples for five generations.  In Spicer’s Farm Store, you can buy fresh fruits and vegetables from their farm, as well as fresh cider donuts and warm apple cider – perfect for a chilly fall afternoon

Mueller’s Orchard and Cider Mill

In Linden, Mueller’s Orchard and Cider Mill is one of Genesee County’s oldest orchards. With over 7,500 apple varieties, fresh donuts and cider, you are sure to find something you’ll love. 

Almar Orchards

The all-organic Almar Orchards located in Flushing doesn’t just make apples. It is also the farm behind J.K.’s Farmhouse Ciders – featuring six different ciders that are distributed to over 2,000 stores across the country.

Montrose Orchards

Located on Seymour Road, Montrose Orchards has been part of the community since 1913. The orchards farm store offers fresh Michigan fruits as they come into season and other delicious treats including blueberry waffle cone ice cream and apple cider slush. 

Porter’s Orchard

In Goodrich, Porter’s Orchard serves up its Porter's award-winning apple cider, an ice-cold apple cider slushy and hand-dipped ice cream. Inside its bakery, you can shop for fresh fruit and vegetables, delicious sweets including house-made cider donuts.

Koan's Orchard

Located in Flushing, families can enjoy this country atmosphere offering in-season peaches and tomatoes, dried flowers, maple syrup and 25 varieties of apples including Honeycrisp and Northern Spy.


Almar Orchards & Cidery

Family-owned and nurtured since 1885, tour this 500 acre orchard with organic meadows, pastures,... Read More

Spicer Orchards Farm Market & Winery

The Spicer family has been growing fruit in southeastern Michigan for five generations with the... Read More

Koan's Orchard

Enjoy this country atmosphere offering in season peaches and tomatoes, dried flowers, maple syrup... Read More

Montrose Orchards

Montrose Orchards offers fresh Michigan fruit in season (u-pick as an option), a farm market,... Read More

Mueller's Orchard & Cider Mill

In business for over 70 years, Mueller's Orchard & Cider Mill offers fun for the whole family... Read More

Porter's Orchard Farm Market & Cider Mill

Come out and taste Porter's award-winning apple cider or enjoy an ice cold apple cider slushy and a... Read More