The Ultimate Guide to Pumpkin Patches and Apple Orchards in the U.S.


It’s fall. Cooler temperatures usher in some of the best days of the year to enjoy time outdoors before winter arrives. And the activities are endless – pumpkin patches, apple orchards, hayrides, corn mazes and more. 

Whether you’re at home or traveling during your kids’ fall break from school, make the most of every moment. Slip on your jacket and enjoy the fresh air with the below recommendations from writers across our City Mom Collective network. These mamas have your back, friend. 

And if you need more inspiration, here are The Travel Channel’s picks for pumpkin patches. And The Pioneer Woman’s. As for apple orchards, here are USA Today’s and Money Inc.’s favorites. Want to wow your kids with a few fun facts about pumpkins? Click here. 

Sure, you can buy pumpkins and apples at a big box store. But why would you, when local pumpkin patches and apple orchards are in full swing this time of year. It’s much more fun to pile the family in the car and head out for a day of fun! 

Pumpkin Patch Guide
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