Orange Alert! The Country’s Greatest Pumpkin Patches
Orange you happy it’s pumpkin season? (Sorry, we couldn’t resist.) If the answer is yes, get out there and take your pick. From quaint family farms to full-blown amusement parks, we show you where to select a real show-stopper. Flip through our photo album to see our favorite pumpkin patches, from Los Angeles to New York City.
Carve out family time and head to a patch where crafting, games and amusements are just as important as picking the pumpkin. We’ll even tell you where the stars take their kiddos. Click here for the full list of the best pumpkin patches in and around L.A.
Pick pumpkins, ramble on a hayride and navigate a corn maze. Fall splendors are in full swing, and there’s something for everyone at one of the San Diego area’s many pumpkin patches and u-pick farms. Read all about them by clicking here.
It doesn’t get much easier than grabbing pumpkins at Safeway, but where’s the fun in that? Bay Area families can enjoy a bevy of pumpkin patch experiences — from the patch in the city to the revered u-pick pumpkin experience in Half Moon Bay. To plan your ultimate pumpkin patch adventure, click here.
There’s a bumper crop of old-fashioned fun (think petting zoos, hayrides and corn mazes) at Seattle-area pumpkin farms. Our advice? Choose your patch and make a full day of it. Click here to find out where to go first.
Endless fields of orange gourds are only a tractor ride away in Chicago. Pumpkin patches in the countryside (aka: suburbs) pack extras like food, petting zoos and carnival rides. For urban fun, you’ll also find pop-up patches in Chicago parks. Click here for the story.
It’s officially fall, ya’ll. Gather the little goblins for a day of farm-fresh fun at an Atlanta-area pumpkin patch. Most of our favorite spots offer more than just photo opps and pumpkin pickin’. Get the scoop on the best patches in the area by clicking here.
The nation’s capital has politics — and pumpkins. Within an hour drive of D.C. there are exciting farms and orchards with patches (and hayrides, corn mazes and cider donuts). Get the orange-tastic report on D.C.’s best pumpkin patches by clicking here.
You can grab a gourd at your nearest bodega, or you can make memories by taking your kids to a local patch where they can pick out the perfect pumpkin, and maybe even go on a hayride or run through a corn maze. Click here for the rundown of the best pumpkin patches, from Queens to Dutchess County.
Do you have any pumpkin patches to add to our list? Let us know in the Comments section below. And happy picking, everyone!