What is fall without a visit to a pumpkin patch and trek through a winding maze of corn? Check out some of these fall traditions and see if you can find the Great Pumpkin and your way out of the maze, as well!
Touted as one of the best corn mazes in America and most possibly one of the largest in the world (it was certified as such in 2007 by Guinness World Records), Cool Patch Pumpkins is every maze lover’s dream come true. Located in Dixon, California, which is just 45 minutes from Lake Minden RV Campground, the maze changes every year and continues to expand. There is also a you-pick pumpkin patch, hayrides, food, and more. For details, visit www.coolpatchpumpkins.com.
Less than an hour’s drive from Peace River RV Campground, the Fox Squirrel Corn Maze in Plant City, Florida, will be open weekends through October to delight maze lovers with its 8th annual maze. There is also food and crafts and other fall fun including a giant slingshot aimed at the scarecrow, dummy steer ropin’, horse and pony rides, and lots of cows and pumpkins. Go to www.futchentertainment.com to learn more.
Voted one of the best corn mazes in the US by USA Today in 2018, Maze Craze, in Springfield, Ohio, is a little over 60 miles from the Kenisee Lake RV Campground. This year’s maze theme honors the 80th anniversary of the classic film “The Wizard of Oz,” and has four separate mazes. In addition to the maze, there are all kinds of other activities including a kiddie zip line, a Corn Cannon, and hayrides and barrel train rides. Visit www.getlostatmazecraze.com for more details.
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, in Ronks, Pennsylvania, is less than 10 minutes from the Circle M RV Campground and features pig races, butter making demonstrations, and more fall fun in addition to the interactive, 5-acre corn maze. This year’s maze honors the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. There’s even a flashlight maze for those brave enough to enter the maze after dark. Don’t worry, there are guides to point you in the right direction in case you get lost. Go to www.cherrycrestfarm.com for more information.
Running from September 28 to November 10, the Denver Downs Farm Fall Festival and Corn Maze in Anderson, South Carolina, promises “family fun in the country.” Just 20 miles from The Oaks at Point South RV Campground, the 10-acre maze honors the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and dares you to find all 12 hidden checkpoints to navigate the maze. Trivia about the historic moon landing will also be part of the event. The farm also has food, plenty of farm animals, live entertainment and cozy bonfires. All the details you need can be found at www.denverdownsfarm.com.
The Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch, located on the Double Oak Ranch in Flower Mound, Texas, has it all when it comes to fall fun. There are hay bale mazes, hayrides, and plenty of pumpkins for picking. Baked goods and food are also available at this fall favorite that runs throughout October and is located less than an hour from Bay Landing RV Campground. Craven Farm in Snohomish, Washington, which is just 15 minutes from Thunderbird RV Campground, has a harvest market, featuring squash, pumpkins and apples, an apple cannon andan apple slinger, hayrides and three corn mazes. Flashlight Nights (Fridays and Saturdays) will have maze lovers navigating the 15-acre maze by just the light of the moon and a flashlight! The Fall Festival runs through October 31. For details and FAQs, visit www.cravenfarm.com.