Autumn is here, and that means it is time to get the family dressed in their best orange, red, and yellow flannels and enjoy farm fresh fun. Wide open spaces, and favorite fall flavors await at the places that will take you back to the roots of what makes this season so special. Harvest time! Use this list to guide you to pumpkins, apples, corn mazes, and hay rides galore in Delaware.
This Delaware icon truly brings the best the season has to offer. Whether you choose to eat an entire pack of their apple cider donuts (yes, they are that good), stroll along the pumpkin patch, or challenge your family to the Pac-Man themed corn maze, you are sure to have festive fall fun here.
Wicked R Ranch
Looking for a place to celebrate the season with the cutest farm animals? Wicked R Western offers pony rides, petting zoos, duck races, and so much more every Saturday and Sunday in October.
Vanderwendes Farm Creamery
Goals for fall: enjoy pumpkin spice flavored everything until the cows come home. Literally, you could be munching on pumpkin spice ice cream while admiring the dairy cows grazing in the field at Vanderwendes Farm Creamery.
Evans Farms / Frozen Farmer
The autumn harvest is plentiful at Evans Farms. From pumpkins, mums, and corn shocks perfect for decorating to delicious winter squash and ripe apples. After finding all your fall needs, treat yourself to a scoop of Frozen Farmer homemade right on the farm ice cream. They even have a pumpkin spice latte flavor for all you pumpkin spice fanatics out there!
Satisfy your autumn flavor cravings at T.S Smiths Orchard Point Market with savory apple dumplings to sweet apple cider slushies. Their fall decor also offers the perfect family photo-op or insta-worthy vibe.
Farm to Fork Dinner
Farm to Fork is a celebration of locally-grown, organic food, and the community who recognizes its importance during this season of thankfulness. Enjoy a four course meal among the greenery at Coverdale Farm Preserve for a peaceful fall night.
Willey Farms has all the decor essentials to have your porch looking like a fall wonderland this season! Unique pumpkins, corn stalks, landscape needs, you name it!
From freshly picked produce to activities perfect for the kids Ramsey Farms is a must stop fall spot. Activities like picking pumpkins, going on a hay ride, painting pumpkins, and learning about farm animals. You may even spot the cutest fuzziest baby cows! Ramsey Farms even has three corn mazes to explore.
Bonus adventures that will make you feel like you are on the farm:
Wagon Rides at Delaware State Parks
Feel the fall spirit on a leisurely wagon ride through some of the most beautiful state parks in Delaware. New Castle County Locations will be offering a 30 minute campfire after the wagon ride.
Brandywine Creek State Park
White Clay Creek
Hay Rides at Hagley
Hay rides and history can be found at Hagley this fall. A hay ride that offers scenic views of the brandywine river, and the most stunning fall-foliage. After your scenic trek you can create fall-themed crafts, see a gunpowder explosion, and learn about working nineteenth-century machines.
Straw Maze at Twisted Steel Produce
After your wagon ride at Killens pond, take a short drive down the road to Twisted Steel Produce. The little ones can enjoy a straw maze made just for them while you shop for fall veggies and plump pumpkins.
Please remember to plan ahead and maintain social distancing. Please wear a face covering and bring hand sanitizer. Make sure to review guidelines before arriving at your destination. Some locations may be operating under different capacity or require reservations. Please remember to stay home if you are sick.