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Fall Fun Guide

Sweater weather is in full swing, jack-o-lanterns perch on doorsteps and kids can’t wait to show off their Halloween costumes. Celebrate the season with harvest fun and haunted attractions throughout the Delaware Valley.

Farms and Orchards

Pennsylvania​

Arasapha Farms, Glen Mills
Sat. & Sun. through Oct.
A new hay-bale maze, barnyard bounce, pumpkin jump and gem-mining area join longtime favorites like pumpkin-picking hayrides and duck races.

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, Ronks
Through Nov. 2; flashlight mazes Fri. & Sat.
Families can take the maze experience into their own hands here, with three routes. The easy path winds along the edges, while the intermediate route requires problem solving. Want to test your navigational know-how? You’ll have to solve a puzzle and answer trivia to find the way out.

Freddy Hill Farms, Lansdale
Sat. & Sun. through Oct.
Hayrides to the pumpkin patch, cornstalk mazes, pony rides, pig races and kids’ crafts are all part of the seasonal mix here.

Froelich’s Farm & Garden, Furlong
Sat. & Sun. through Oct.
Pick pumpkins from the patch, hop on hayrides and the new cow train, find your way out of the maze, stop by the petting zoo and partake in plenty of kids’ activities during fall festival weekends.

Hellerick's Family Farm, Doylestown 
Through Nov. 3
The fThe daily fall festival features a 5-acre maze, hayrides, corn-chute slides, pumpkin and squash fields, a tractor-tire climb and tunnel and farm-animal attractions.

Hurricane Hill Farm, Coatesville
Sat. & Sun. through Oct.
The Gladiator-themed maze transports visitors back to ancient Rome, where you’ll take on word games, a picture-find and secret word jumble to find the way out.

Linvilla Orchards, Media
Through Nov. 10
After marveling at 100 tons of pumpkins and towering scarecrows in Pumpkinland, climb aboard a hayride to the witch’s house (select Oct. dates) to meet a chatty enchantress who doles out stories, jokes and treats.

Milky Way Farm, Chester Springs
Sat. & Sun. through Oct.
Pumpkin harvest weekends boast all the hallmarks of fall fun, from pick-your-own pumpkins and hayrides to farm animal meet-and-greets and a corn maze.

Shady Brook Farm, Yardley
Through Oct.
Do your kids want a hint of spooky fun? Let them try the Barn of Horror Jr. and Alien Invasion Jr., scaled-down versions of the farm’s nighttime programming. Then check out rubber-ducky and pig races, the spider web climb, inflatable at

 

Fall Fun Guide

New Jersey

Creamy Acres Farm, Mullica Hill
Through Oct.
The place transforms into a real-life nightmare at sunset, but daytime activities such as hayrides, a kiddie maze, pumpkin painting, pedal carts and “straw mountain” appeal to the younger crowd.

Duffield's Farm, Sewell
Through Oct.; closed Sun.
After a pumpkin-picking hayride, round out the day with the Barnyard Express train, corn maze and BarnBounce.

Indian Acres Tree Farm, Medofrd 
Sat. & Sun. through Oct.
Treat the kids to barrel-train rides, face painting, mazes, a playground and pumpkin-picking wagon rides.

ohnson's Corner Farm, Medford
 Through Oct.
In addition to U-pick apples and pumpkins, little ones can cut loose in the Discovery Barnyard, complete with pedal carts, a “space net,” climbing rocks and three age-specific play areas.

Maugeri Farms, Swedesboro
Through Oct.
You won’t leave with goosebumps, but you may be covered in hay. Watch as your tots make their way through 200 bales in the kids’ maze and rummage through piles of straw for goodies in the treasure hunt.

Mood’s Farm Market, Mullica Hill
Through Oct.; closed Sun.
Stop by for special events that include scarecrow-making and pumpkin-painting workshops, or hop on a hayride to the pumpkin patch, with whimsical displays thrown in along the way.

Terhune Orchards, Princeton
Sat. & Sun. through Oct.
Hit the fields to pick the perfect jack-o-lantern, then partake in pumpkin painting, pony rides, duck races, pedal tractors and a maze.

Delaware

Fifer Orchards Farm & Country Store, Camden-Wyoming
Through Oct. 26; closed Sun.
The season-long fall festival features a maze, straw slides, pumpkin jumping, live music and a tractor train.

Loblolly Acres, Woodside
Sat. & Sun. through Oct.
Hop on a hayride around the farm, navigate the straw maze, relax by a bonfire, pick potential jack-o-lanterns from the pumpkin patch and play in the corn pit.

Milburn Orchards, Elkton, MD
Sat. & Sun. through Oct.
On fall festival weekends themed to fun on the farm, autumn colors and trick-or-treat, enjoy the non-scary “Boo Barn,” straw jump, obstacle bounce, farm animal appearances, hayrides and a maze.

Ramsey's Farm, Wilmington
Fri.-Sun. through Oct.
Love mazes? You’ll find three here, including an internationally themed adventure that leads families from one cornstalk continent to the next, with a focus on agriculture.

 

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