Top 5 Must-Do Activities for Autumn in Michigan

Enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of Fall in Southeast Michigan. Allied Construction and Restoration, your premier siding and decking company, recommends these top 5 must-do autumn activities in Michigan:

  1. Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery
  2. Zeeland Pumpkinfest
  3. Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
  4. BestMaze Corn Maze
  5. Gene the Pumpkin Man
image of activities offered at Robinettes in Michigan
Robinette's Apple Haus & Winery has Autumn activities for the whole family.

1.  Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery

First established in 1911, Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery is in Grand Rapids. A family-fun destination, Robinette’s is open year-round. Sitting on 125 acres, visit the orchards and enjoy apple-picking, a corn maze, hayrides, and a petting zoo. Stop in the Apple Haus and enjoy fresh-baked goods and apple cider. Wine tasting is also on the menu!

2.  Zeeland Pumpkinfest – October 1-2, 2021

Zeeland has been celebrating autumn with family, fun activities for over 30 years. A pumpkin scavenger hunt, pumpkin pie eating contest, and a 5-K run are a few of the many fall-themed activities.  Bring the whole family out to enjoy all Zeeland has to offer. And be sure to take home a pumpkin or two!

Three pumpkins stacked on top of each other
Porcupine Mountain fall color makes great hiking
A hike through Fall foliage is a great Autumn activity in Michigan

3.  Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Located in upstate, Michigan’s largest state park boasts 60,000 acres with natural waterfalls, hiking trails, fishing, and abundant wildlife. Autumn is the perfect time to plan your trip. Lake Superior and the Lake of the Clouds provides a picturesque backdrop against the bold red and yellow foliage. What a view! Be sure to book your stay early. Campsites and cabins fill up fast.

Logo for BestMaze Corn Maze that offers Autumn activities in Michigan

4.  Bestmaze Corn Maze – September 24 – October 31, 2021

Celebrating their 21st anniversary, you don’t want to miss a trip to Bestmaze Corn Maze. Located in Williamston, Bestmaze was voted Michigan’s favorite maze. The 2021 theme is all about Fairy Tales! From Cinderella’s coach to the Forest of Circles, this family-fun experience won’t disappoint. And for even more excitement, join us on the Trail of Terror from October 1-31st.

a pile of pumpkins like at Gene the Pumpkin Man's farm

5.  Gene the Pumpkin Man

You can’t miss the big orange sign along M-43 directing you to Gene the Pumpkin Man. Farming pumpkins for over 50 years, Gene Rhodes is an icon in Kalamazoo. His farm boasts pumpkins as far as the eye can see. Gene is all about pumpkins. And everything orange! From his bright orange barn, orange shirt, and even his orange car, Gene the Pumpkins Man delights in selling pumpkins to his many visitors.

Looking for 2021 Holiday Activities? 

We’ve compiled a list of exciting holiday activities scheduled for 2021 in SE Michigan.  There’s something to please everyone on the list: from art to shopping, parades to concerts.  Take a look if you’re in the market for some holiday family fun.

Call Allied For Deck Construction 

With the cool, crisp air, Autumn is also a great time to do some home renovation projects. Thinking about replacing your old siding with a new updated color? Maybe add on that deck you’ve been dreaming about? Call Allied Construction and Restoration at 248-238-8132 for your free consultation today!

deck with pumpkins and mums for fall decor

Allied Construction and Restoration is located in Highland, MI and serves South East Michigan.