The kids are back in school, the nights are getting cooler, and pumpkin spice everything has returned for its seasonal feature. These can all only mean one thing: fall is just around the corner. One of the killer combos that this season brings is cider and donuts. From weekend trips to the cider mill with the family to bringing some seasonal cheer into the office, cider and donuts are a crowd favorite for all ages. Whether you want to make a day of it and try your hand at apple picking, or quickly swing by to score your fresh cider and donuts, here are a few Lansing-area locales for when you’re craving these fall flavors. Read on for cider and donut spots in and around Lansing this season!
While these spots won’t give you the full cider mill experience they will deliver one of the best parts, cider and donuts! Plus they make it super convenient for all us Mamas who are doing all of the running, juggling and more.
Horrocks Farmers Market| Did you know Horrocks offers donuts? Well they do! If you’re looking for a quick and easy donut pick up to get your fall donut fix, this spot is for you.
Quality Dairy| A long time tradition Quality Dairy’s cider and donuts have returned! Stop in for a super convenient craving filler!
East of Lansing
Barkham Creek Farms in Haslett| They’ve got hot spiced cider, cold cider, cider slushies, and donuts. Everything you could need! They’re not quite ready for cider and donuts just yet but they will be soon, stay tuned to social media for more information!
Brown’s Apple Orchard in Holt| The apples are almost ready and they are keeping us up to date on their social media page. Head to the link to keep up on when they will be open for the season!
Markillie Orchards in Howell| Opening September 4th for the season to greet you with fresh cider! They’ve got cider, donuts, and cider slush ready for you, plus a play area for your kids. Get ready to check them out!
South of Lansing
Young’s Orchard in Rives Junction| Opening September 13th with cold cider, cider slushies, kernel corn, and donuts. This orchard has been in the family for over 150 years and is worth a stop this season!
Southwest of Lansing
Country Mill in Charlotte| They’ve got cold cider, hard cider, fruit wines, and assorted donuts all ready for you this fall. They also offer farm fun and u-pick to make it a full family day out!
North of Lansing
Phillips Orchards & Cider Mill in Saint Johns| Offering cold cider, cider slushies, donuts, and other fresh baked goods. They also have a fantastic market that you won’t want to miss!
Uncle John’s Cider Mill in Saint Johns| They’ve got cold cider, hard cider, wine, mead, and assorted donuts, ready for you, plus so much more. It’s a full family fun day out. Stop in the bakery area, enjoy the play area, stop in the gift shop, head to the tap room, the opportunities for fun are truly endless.
Anderson & Girls Orchard| Cider and donuts? Yes. But also a petting farm, bakery, gift shop, and a full day of fun lie ahead if you visit this spot!
West of Lansing
Gull Meadow Farms in Richland| This spot may feel a little far away but if you’re on the west side of Lansing it’s the perfect destination for you. They’ve got cider and donuts and more!