What could be better than spending a day choosing the perfect orange gourd in a pumpkin patch or picking apples from your favorite orchard? When that same autumnal outing also includes an adventure through a corn maze, of course!
Greater Philadelphia is filled with farms that turn their summer corn fields into fall entertainment, carving extensive mazes through the stalks. Plus, all the farms listed below include other types of "agritainment" as well, including hayrides, petting zoos, and other seasonal attractions guaranteed to get you in the harvest spirit.
Corn Mazes Near Philadelphia
This 5-acre interactive corn maze in Lancaster County features "over 2.5 miles of paths, scenic bridges and clues" that typically take one hour to traverse. The maze is open July 3 through November, with "Flashlight nights" starting in October.
Farm also offers: Food vendors, a farm animal center, playground areas and events including a sweet corn festival and the Annual Pumpkin Madness Festival.
150 Cherry Hill Road, Ronks, PA 17572; 717-687-6843
Marlborough Valley Corn Maize
This 8.5-acre maze is available for daytime and evening tours. Open from September 26 to November 1.
Farm also offers: Hayrides, haunted hay rides, haunted woods, food, petting zoo and pick-your-own pumpkins.
1081 Unionville Wawaset Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348; 484-886-6080
The 5-acre maze at this farm that takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.
Once nightfall arrive during the month of October, the maze takes on an eerie new persona the haunted "Corn Walk of Horror."
Farm also offers: Pick-your-own pumpkins, hay rides, hay mazes, tractor shows and live entertainment on select dates.
3014 Bristol Road, Warrington, PA 18976; (215) 343-8880
Milky Way Farm
26 and Oct. 31, this family-owned dairy farm in Chester County dedicates a portion of its 103 acres to a family-friendly corn maze. Don't leave without tasting a scoop of freshly made ice cream, which makes use of milk from the creamery's dairy cows.
Farm also offers: pick-your-own pumpkins, free hay rides, for-purchase produce and harvest decor, and visits with young farm animals
521 E Uwchlan Ave, Chester Springs, PA 19425; (610) 827-1484
One of the last working farms in Bucks County, Shadybrook Farm hosts PumpkinFest every October. With attractions offered daily, the festival includes a giant corn maze that remains open for flashlight tours well after dark.
Farm also offers: pick-your-own pumpkins, pick-your-own apples, inflatable attractions, barnyard animals, haunted attractions
931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley, PA 19067; (215) 968-1670