September 28, 2009 9:32:07 AM PDT
Here are some Michigan apple orchards that are an easy drive from the Chicago area:
  • Jollay Orchards - Coloma, MI (kid-friendly: hay rides, petting zoo, etc) jollayorchards.com
  • Tree-Mendus Fruit - Eau Claire, MI (U-Pick) treemendus-fruit.com
  • Stovers U-Pick and Farm Market - Berrien Springs, MI
  • Michigan Apples & Travel Michigan Website

    For information on recipes, apple varieties, festivals, farm markets and kids' activities/game visit michiganapples.com and to plan your next Michigan weekend getaway, check out Michigan.org.