Fall is in the air, kids are back to school and now it’s hard to find something to do on the weekends. If you’re in need of some fall inspiration, these local farms and businesses are here to get you in the festive spirit.

Manistee County

Calvin Lutz Farm [8576 Chief Rd. Kaleva, MI 49645 (231-889-5594]

For over 120 years, the Lutz Farm has been generating fresh produce for all the seasons. In fall, they specialize in sweet corn and pumpkins but don’t forget to check them out for Christmas trees, either.

Gourds, squash and pumpkins, Oh my! Calvin Lutz Farm is plentiful this season. Photo Credit: Calvin Lutz Farms Facebook

Grossnickle Farms [9918 Healy Lake Rd. Kaleva MI 49645 (231) 362-3796]

A family owned business dedicated to bringing fresh, home grown produce to their visitors. This fall, be sure to check out their pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks and more.

Missaukee County

Geers Farms [5600 W. Geers Rd. McBain, MI 49657 (231) 825-4032]

Open every Saturday and Sunday in October, Geers Farm brings all the joys of autumn with a great pumpkin patch, wagon rides, cider and homemade donuts, a corn maze and more!

There’s fun for people of all ages at Geers FarmS in McBain. Photo Credit: Geers Farms Facebook

Osceola County

Norman Farms [22735 20 Mile Rd. Tustin, MI 49688 (231_ 829-3323]

Every Saturday in October, head out to Norman Farms for Family Day on the Farm where you can celebrate the season with pumpkin paintings, fresh cider, farm animals to pet and finding the perfect pumpkin to carve!

Find the perfect pumpkin to carve at Norman’s Farm in Tustin. Photo Credit: Norman Farms Facebook 

Wexford County

The Hudson Farm 1716 N 29 Rd. Cadillac, MI (231) 429-1318

Stop by this local farm for seasonal fun including a petting farm, wagon rides, hay mazes and of course pumpkins! People of all ages will enjoy the entertainment here!

At The Hudson Farm, there’s fun for the whole family. Photo Credit: The Hudson Farm Facebook

Pahl’s Pumpkin Patch [11168 N M-37, Buckley, MI 49620 (231) 269-4400

Visit the farm animals, run through the corn and straw mazes and of course, pick your own pumpkins at Pahl’s Pumpkin Patch. Open everyday in October, it’s a great adventure for people of all ages.

All aboard for a day of fun at Pahl’s Pumpkin Patch in Buckley. Photo Credit: Pahl’s Pumpkin Patch Facebook

The Sweet Shop [111 N Mitchell St, Cadillac, MI 49651 (231) 775-2201]

If you’re looking for a fun indoor activity, The Sweet Shop welcomes people of all ages to learn the craft caramel apple making just in time for Halloween. Visitors make their own caramel apple creations with tons of different toppings.

Caramel Apple’s galore at The Sweet Shop this season with so many different toppings! Photo Credit: The Sweet Shop Facebook

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