Hayrides, Pumpkins, Corn Mazes & More! Fall Fun on the South Shore and Beyond

What’s on your fall bucket list?  Hayrides?  Pumpkin picking?  Corn mazes?  Apple Picking?  We’ve rounded up the best spots in the area (and a bit beyond) for all this and more.  Add them to your Fall Bucket List this year!


Belkin Lookout Farm (Natick) – Pick your own apples and pumpkins, train rides, children’s play area, hay pyramid, caterpillar rides, burlap maze, farm animals, bouncy house.  On the weekends they have live children’s entertainment, face painting, camel & pony rides.

Brooksby Farm (Peabody) – Pick your own apples, take a tractor ride through the orchard, and visit the farm animals.  Try the cider donuts and hot cider.

Boston Hill Farm (North Andover) – PYO apples and pumpkins, hayride and a petting zoo.

CN Smith Farm (East Bridgewater) – PYO apples and pumpkins.  The apple orchards are open Wednesday through Sunday (times vary), and the pumpkin patch is open weekends only in October.

Davis Family Farm (Sterling) – PYO apples and pumpkins, try the X-treme Mega Maze, play outdoor laser tag, and check out the children’s farm area.  Try solving the maze by flashlight on Sept 20, 27 and Oct 4.  Davis holds Fright Nights on the last 3 weekends in October.

Honey Pot Hill Orchards (Stow) – Pick your own apples daily, visit the farm animals, take a hayride, and try their three hedge mazes.

Marini Corn Maze (Ipswich) – The corn maze is open daily from 10am-6pm, and on Friday and Saturday nights from 6-10pm for flashlight nights.  Also:  apple cannons, hayrides, jumping pillow, and  a play area.

Nessralla Farm (Halifax) – Corn maze, hay rides, bouncy houses, hay bale mini maze, and a pumpkin drop.  Columbus Day weekend celebration October 11-13.  Get a printable $1 off maze coupon on website.

Nihtila Farm (Holbrook) – Pick your own pumpkins and hayrides through the pumpkin patch. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am until dark.

Sauchuk Farm & Corn Maze (Plympton) – Corn maze, corn cannons, pedal carts, a jumping pillow, hayrides to the pumpkin patch and more.

Smolack Farms (North Andover) – Corn maze, Pick your own apples, hayrides, a playground and more.

Tougas Family Farm – Pick your own apples and pumpkins.

Ward’s Berry Farm (Sharon) – Pick your own pumpkins.


Do you have a favorite spot we’ve missed?  Comment below and we’ll add it!



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