Pumpkin patches and apple orchards are undeniably charming, but there’s something uniquely thrilling about trying your hand at a corn maze. There’s no better way to safely “get lost” than in a carefully created maze, where you’ll have an unforgettable adventure with your friends and family. Here are eight of the best spots in Michigan to take a corn maze excursion this autumn.
1. Crane Orchards (6054 124th Avenue/M-89 Fennville)
Take a trip to Fennville and experience the incredible 20-acre corn maze at Crane Orchards. The maze features an amazing new design each year and makes for a fun adventure for visitors of all ages.
2. DeBuck’s Corn Maze (50240 Martz Rd, Belleville)
Venture to Belleville for a visit to DeBuck’s, where you’ll have a one-of-a-kind autumn excursion. The maze is separated into three paths based on skill level, so you can select the experience that’s right for you.
3. Frankenmuth Corn Maze (5450 Weiss Road, Frankenmuth)
This interactive corn maze is an ideal place to spend a fall afternoon. The maze sits on five acres and features a mystery theme with clues tucked away to be discovered along the path.
4. Bestmaze Corn Maze (3803 Noble Rd, Williamston)
Located in Williamston, this awesome maze lives up to its name. It’s been in existence for sixteen years and even features a separate haunted maze, known as the “Trail of Terror.” Whether you’re looking for fun or frights, Bestmaze is the place to be this fall.
5. Hayes Corn Maze (3474 St Nicholas 31st Rd, Rock)
This amazing maze in the town of Rock features a truly unique theme for 2016: “Four Seasons Natural Beef.” Make your way through the twists and turns of the maze with your family and friends in tow — you’ll never forget this adventure.
6. The Blast Corn Maze (6175 Daly Rd, Dexter)
Just outside Ann Arbor sits the Blast Corn Maze, a popular location for children and older visitors alike. Try your hand at the 3.5 miles of maze trails that wind through the field, which offers separate paths for various skill levels.
7. Jacob’s Corn Maze (7100 East Traverse Hwy./M-72 West, Traverse City)
Make the trek to Traverse City and have a blast at Jacob’s Corn Maze, which sits on ten acres of carefully carved fields. This year’s maze features an exciting “Everest Expedition” theme, which adds an extra bit of flair to your fall fun.
8. Harvest Moon Acres Corn Maze & Fun Park (18725 M-40, Gobles)
This corn maze in Gobles will feature a “Deep Sea Adventure” theme for 2016, making it an educational and exciting experience for all. The maze features tidbits of knowledge and puzzles throughout.
What’s the longest (or shortest) time you’ve ever spent trying to escape a corn maze? Share your fun fall stories in the comment section below.