These 6 Cider And Donut Mills In New York Will Put You In The Mood For Fall
September is here, and that means it’s time to really start saying goodbye to summer. We may still be feeling the heat, but if you take a look around you’ll start to see that leaves are slowly but surely beginning to change and fall is on its way here. Aside from going leaf peeping and plotting out our Halloween costumes, there are quite a few other things that we like to do each year to truly celebrate the season. So, what’re you waiting for? It’s time to go indulge in some cider and donuts!
1. Burrville Cider Mill - Watertown
Up north where you're not far from Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack Mountains, the quiet town of Watertown has its very own waterfall cider mill. Step into the charming mill and you'll find fridges full of cider, crates full of apples, jams, and of course, delicious cider donuts. Set inside a mill that dates all the way back to 1801, between the great-tasting treats, historic beauty and scenic waterfall that you can visit right outside their doors, it's quite literally impossible not to love this place. To find out more information,
How to get here: 18176 County Road 156, Watertown, NY 13601
2. Clinton Cider Mill - Clinton
Just 15-minutes outside of Utica, Clinton Cider Mill has passed through the hands of different owners over the years but has always maintained the same charm it's had since originally opening up back in 1903. One of the best things about visiting the Clinton Cider Mill is that as you're shopping around and looking at all of the tasty donuts, apples, and freshly-made cider, you'll also get a peek at how everything is made here! To find out more information,
How to get here: 28 Elm Street, Clinton, NY 13323
3. Owen Orchards - Elbridge
Another wonderful mill that has a long history in New York, Owen Orchards in Cayuga County is a local favorite to visit once fall rolls around each year. With a spacious 1,500-square-foot store, you'll find their main building filled with sweet cider, apples, cheese curds, and finger-licking good cider donuts that will hit the spot. To find out more information,
How to get here: 8174 Grant Avenue, Weedsport, NY 13166
4. Wager's Cider Mill - Penn Yan
A bit off the beaten path in the lovely Finger Lakes town of Penn Yan, Wager's Cider Mill can be easily spotted on the side of the road with their adorable red and white mill. Making amazing cider for nearly 60-years now, Wager's also carries grape juice, pies, cheese, maple syrup, and our favorite cider donuts in town. To find out more information,
How to get here: 256 E Main Street, Penn Yan, NY 14527
5. Golden Harvest Farms - Valatie
Just 20-minutes south of Albany, Golden Harvest Farms is a regional favorite that you'll often hear us talking about during the fall. Right in Valatie, Golden Harvest Farms has been growing absolutely delicious apples for nearly 60 years, and they're also quite fantastic at making cider and donuts. There aren't too many things better than visiting Golden Harvest for a hot cider donut, they've even been recognized for having the best cider donut in the Capital Region for the last 7 years by Captial Region Living Magazine! To find out more information,
How to get here: 3074 U.S. 9, Valatie, NY 12184
6. Fly Creek Cider Mill - Fly Creek
Right outside of Cooperstown in Fly Creek, Fly Creek Cider Mill is one of the best places to visit during fall. The season is never complete with a visit to this cider mill, Fly Creek uses apples to make all sorts of sweets and treats - not just cider slushies and hard cider! At Fly Creek, you'll get your pick of things like apple salsa, cider donuts, preserves, pastries, desserts, dips, and so,
much more. To find out more information,
How to get here: 288 Goose Street, Fly Creek, NY 13337
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