The air is crisp, the leaves are colorful, and pumpkin is on every menu – it is AUTUMN!
Ready to become jack-o-lanterns. Photo by Julia.
Treat yourself to an autumnal outing this season. Check out one of these stellar seasonal delights: the top pick-your-own pumpkin patches and corn mazes in the USA.
Top Pumpkin Patches in the USA
1. Lattin’s Country Cider Mill and Farm – Thurston County, Washington
From fresh apple cider to games and (of course) an enormous pumpkin patch, this family-friendly destination has it all. Located in Thurston County, Washington – just a short trip from Seattle and surrounding areas.
2. Green Acres Farm – Milan, Tennessee
Looking for seasonal decor? You’re in luck! In addition to the classic orange pumpkins, Green Acres Farm grows a wide selection of heritage squashes and gourds. They also sell cornstalks, Indian corn, and straw bales.
3. Bengtson’s Pumpkin Farm – Homer Glen, Illinois
An enormous fall festivities farm outside Chicago, this is the place to celebrate your family fall tradition. Kids will enjoy riding pigs and camels, the Jimmy Cracked Corn Box, the Pumpkin Chucker, and of course the pumpkin patch.
4. Berry Patch Farm – Cherokee County, Georgia
Located in Cherokee County, the Berry Patch Farm offers delicious local fall treats – boiled peanuts, hot apple cider, and sweet homemade fried pies – to enjoy with the classic pumpkin patch and hay ride.
5. Styer Orchard – Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Styer Orchard offers acres of pumpkins and apples, all available to hand-pick. Great destination for families or school tours, with wagon rides, farm demonstrations and (of course) a corn maze.
Top Corn Mazes in the USA
1. Ken’s Korny Corn Maze – Garner, North Carolina
The maze at Ken’s Korny Corn Maze is epic – six acres of cornfield have been carefully sculpted into a 2.5-mile-long rustling corn maze. And when you’ve finally completed it? Relax and enjoy the Corn Tunnel, the Hay Jump, and other kid-friendly fun.
2. Corn Dawgs Corn Maze – Loganville, Georgia
Corn Dawgs, the “agri-tourism themed adventure park” outside Atlanta, GA, has something for everyone. From hayrides to a petting zoo to the spooky haunted corn maze, they offer over 30 family-friendly fall activities. Guaranteed to please.
3. Stoughton Farm – Newark Valley, New York
Located in central New York state, this eight-acre farm is filled with fun activities. Enjoy nine feet of tube slide, spider web and duck races, as well as pick-your own raspberries and pumpkins.
4. Long Family Orchard – Commerce Township, Michigan
Get hot cider and fresh donuts at this family favorite destination in eastern Michigan. Their 5-acre corn maze has a daytime family-friendly version, and a spookier nighttime version as well.
5. Flint Farm – Mansfield, Massachusetts
If you have a sweet tooth, Flint Farm is the place to be. This all-year-round family destination offers 43 flavors of ice cream for your day at the farm. During fall, their corn maze is supplemented with hay rides and a pumpkin patch. Later in the year, come back for firewood and Christmas trees.