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Westview Orchards Cider Mill Review – Pics

Posted by Glen LaGrou September 13, 2014 Cider Mills, Oakland County, Photos

Review and pics of Westview Orchards Cider Mill located on Van Dyke in Washington Twp., MI near Romeo.

Westview Orchards may be the most all-encompassing cider mill experiences in Southeast Michigan. Westview seasonally features:

  • Schoolhouse Ice Cream & Sweet Shoppe (June through October)
  • Seasonal Westview U-Pick (cherries, strawberries, apples, peaches, & pumpkins)
  • Modern Cider Mill (Labor Day through Halloween)
  • Farm Market (April through Christmas Eve)
  • Bakery (April through Christmas Eve)

WESTVIEW ORCHARDS CIDER MILL PICS

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Located in the heart of the Macomb County cider mill belt, Westview Cider Mill is located on the sprawling, rolling acres of Westview Orchards. While facets of the farm are open nearly year-round, the real fun is in the fall!

Westview Orchards Cider Mill has great attractions for kids during the fall weekends. On Saturdays and Sundays from Labor Day weekend through Halloween from 10a-5p, kids are welcome to explore acres and acres of cider mill fun. The experience is similar to Blake’s Barnyard Funland (Armada), only with more of an authentic farm feel.

Westview Orchards Cider Mill Family Fun Weekends Include

  • Corn Maze
  • Straw Mountain
  • 2 Petting Barns with Newborn Animals
  • Log Obstacle Course
  • Rope Mountain
  • Tire Mountain
  • 40 Foot Slide
  • Indoor Black Hole & Indoor Maze
  • Straw Bale Maze
  • Wagon Rides
  • 3 Acre Playground
  • Jumping Pillows
  • Bunny Village

Please check the Westview Cider Mill website or call their toll-free number for all of the various programs and pricing in regards to the weekend family fun. You know you’re in for a “Full Day of Country Fun” when they offer season passes like an amusement park! Westview also offers night-time corn maze on Fridays and Saturdays from 7p-10p the last weekend in September through Halloween.

The cider mill itself is open from 10a-5p daily from Labor Day through Halloween but the Farm Market is open from July through X-Mas eve. Westview Cider Mill offers seasonal U-pick cherries (sweet and tart), Freestone peaches, apples and pumpkins. The Westview Cider Mill farm itself includes those but goes even further by offering sweet corn, plums, Bosc Pears, Bartlett Pears, squash and pumpkin pie in their Farm Market. The market also offers donuts, pies, jams, salsas, veggies, gift baskets and more. Westview Cider Mill Bakery is open on weekends only in the Fall and has, in addition to the Market, cream cheese logs, fruit breads and their signature Fruit Flip.

Since Westview Orchards Cider Mill is open nearly year-round, they are open for school tours and group tours from May through October. They also host family reunions, birthday parties, company parties and more.

Westview Cider Mill is clearly one of our favorite cider mills and ranked very highly in our Metro Detroit Best Cider Mill Best Of list. What sets Westview apart from most other Metro Detroit cider mills is its sheer size. It’s big without being too big and the down-home, country feel is very endearing. Don’t laugh, one of my favorite features that makes Westview Orchards unique are the modern restroom facilities! They’re truly underrated and way better than the port-o-john facilities at the other local cider mills!

Westview Orchards & Cider Mill
65075 Van Dyke
Washington Twp., Michigan 48095
586-752-3123 or 866-WVO-4-FUN
www.WestviewOrchards.com

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