The 14 Best Pumpkin Patches in the USA
11. Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch – Middletown, Maryland
The owners of Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch in Middletown, Maryland, do everything on a grand scale! Their corn maze stretches for an amazing 15 acres, and they offer a marketplace packed with delicious food and crafts made by local artists that stretches for over 6,500 square feet.
They offer lots of activities for kids, like a massive petting zoo, and wagon rides that will take you to the pumpkin patch and back. Plus, admission is free! Make sure you get there on a weekend to take advantage of fun activities that they don’t offer during the week, like pony rides and face painting.
10. Yahoo Farm – Jasper, Georgia
One of the few farms that offer pumpkin picking in the South, Yahoo Farm is located in Jasper, Georgia, and is only an hour away from downtown Atlanta. When you arrive, get the lay of the land with a hayride through the farm first.
They offer tons of activities that you don’t usually see in other pumpkin patches, like the chance to dig for fossils and a huge butterfly flower garden. They also have a new corn cannon, which you can use to shoot out ears of corn to celebrate making it through their huge corn maze.
9. Uncle Bill’s Farm – Grinnell, Iowa
Uncle Bill’s Farm in Grinnell, Iowa has devoted 10 whole acres just to growing pumpkins, so you’ll be sure to find the perfect one. While you’re there, you can learn all about the workings of the farm, which includes an exhibition of cool antique tractors.
Another exhibit that’s popular with local children is Maizie the Milk Cow, a fibreglass replica of a cow that helps kids learn where their milk comes from. Admission is $7 on weekdays and $10 on weekends.