Wiard’s is a fun place to visit and educational as well. Meet Rose – She will tell you all about all the great activities at Wiards.
The Wiard family certainly knows about apples and how to run a successful family-owned business that has been in operation since 1853. They take pride in ownership and keep up with current trends. People of all ages continue to head out to Wiard’s to visit with the family, enjoy the fall apple harvest and join in all the fun activities year after year.
There is just so much to do at Wiard’s Cider Mill and Apple Orchards. Visit Wiards Orchards & Country Fair. You can learn about apples by asking the experts. Travel through the corn maze designed for those with a sense of direction. You can schedule a wagon ride, so bring the whole soccer team. Pet the animals at the animal farm; pick your perfect pumpkin in the pumpkin patch; and gather up some delicious apples in the orchard.
Wiard’s Orchard loves to promote education by offering school fieldtrips, business group outings, corporate events and educational tours. If you are a history buff – enjoy strolling through the Wiard’s Museum with items dating back 147 years.
Before you leave make sure to stop in at the Country Store and Bakery. Here you will enjoy the fullness of the harvest. Purchase your favorite farm fresh pie, cider mill donuts, and apple fritters. Everyone loves the hand dipped caramel apples. Have you ever tried Apple Salsa made with Michigan Honeycrisp Apples, wow- that’s delicious. And, of course, don’t leave without a few gallons of fresh-pressed cider.
Get yourself prepared because October is National Apple Month. Have some fun here with a few apple facts. The state flower for Michigan is the Apple Blossom and apples are grown in all 50 states. But did you know all these other apple facts?
Fall is spectacular time of year to get outside and enjoy the harvest, so have some fun and head to Wiard’s Cider Mill and Apple Orchards. Wiard’s Orchard is located at 5565 Merritt Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 or call at 734.390.9211 and visit them on the web at www.wiards.com.
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