Finding the perfect pumpkin is quite the task… It has to be nice and plump, no blemishes, and ready for carving! Finding that flawless gourd could mean a whole day of sipping apple cider and wandering through rows of potential jack-o’-lanterns.
We’ll make your pumpkin hunt a day to remember! Pile your family into the car and head to one of these festive pumpkin patches near your Gemcraft Homes community.
Be sure to contact each pumpkin patch or check their website before you go. Many farms have modified their hours or capacity to meet the local COVID-19 recommendations.
Maryland Pumpkin Patches
Beachmont Corn Maze in Kingsville, MD
Just 30 minutes from Baltimore is the Beachmont Corn Maze, and wowser—they have exciting activities planned for you! Corn mazes, bonfires, flashlight nights and an inflatable obstacle course. Oh yeah and did we mention a Doctor Who-themed time travel adventure? Tickets are available at the door, but they recommend you schedule ahead on the Beachmont Corn Maze website.
Greenstreet Gardens in Lothian, MD
Picking a pumpkin is just the tip of the iceberg at Greenstreet Gardens! The entire family will have a good time with the 6-acre corn maze, giant jumping pillow, cow barrel train rides and more. Reservations are required in advance and can be made on the Greenstreet Gardens’ website.
Pennsylvania Pumpkin Patches
Flinchbaugh’s Orchard & Farm Market in Hellam, PA
Want to learn about fall farming while your kids explore a 5-acre corn maze? The farmers at Flinchbaugh’s Orchard & Farm Market love explaining farm-life to visitors! Not far from York, PA, you can pick your own apples, pumpkins and sunflowers while discovering what farming is all about. Visit Flinchbaugh’s website for more information.
The Country Barn in Lancaster, PA
Ride in a wagon out to the fields to pick your own pumpkin at the Country Barn’s Barnyard Kingdom. Enjoy the pig races, snuggle up by the bonfire, or get lost in a 5-acre corn maze. Their Country Kitchen also offers delicious food raised, grown and prepared right on the farm if you need a snack! Tickets are sold at the door or on the Country Barn website.
Cherry Hill Orchards in Lancaster, PA
Looking to stock up on seasonal groceries? Cherry Hill Orchards is the largest farmers’ market in Lancaster. You can pick your own autumn fruits, vegetables, and pumpkins! Their Orchard Outlet is also the destination for delicious jams, pastries, and other seasonal treats. Visit the Cherry Hill Orchards website for hours of operation.
The East Coast has some of the most beautiful land in the country that’s perfect for farm activities. Looking to make your move to this area? We have move-in ready homes in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia!