It’s that magical time of year again! The leaves are colorful to the eye and pleasing to the ear as they crunch beneath your feet on a cool fall day. Pumpkins are one of our cherished decorations to celebrate the season and we put them on our doorsteps, carve them into jack-o-lanterns, roast the seeds and make mouthwatering pies. Why not make the acquisition of the pumpkin part of your yearly traditions? These charming pumpkin patches are picture perfect for a fall day.
1. Cedar Circle Farm - 225 Pavillion Road, East Thetford
Along with a series of gardening and cooking classes the Cedar Circle Farm has harvest festivals, dinners, tastings, and tours. Stroll through the learning gardens, take a self-guided farm tour, visit the circle of cedars, or sit and enjoy the day while the kids play in the sandbox.
2. Gaines Farm and Kennel - 6343 Coolidge Highway, Guilford
What's better than a pumpkin patch? A puppy in a pumpkin patch! Get ready to have some a-maze-ing fun at the incredible corn maze here.
3. Burtt's Apple Orchard - 283 Cabot Plains Road, Cabot
Pick your own apples and get your pumpkin all in one place at this family-friendly farm.
4. Wellwood Orchards - 529 Wellwood Orchard Road, Springfield
You'll have a great fall day here picking apples and pumpkins. The country store smells as good as grandma's kitchen and you can stock up on staples like VT maple syrup and local honey.
5. Green Mountain Orchards - 130 W Hill Road, Putney
This orchard is a beautiful, wholesome place to visit any time of year. Come pick your own apples, blueberries, peaches, pumpkins, and more. Be sure to check out the farm stand which famous for its apple cider, cider donuts, pies, and other baked goods.
6. Isham Family Farms - 3515 Oak Hill Road, Williston
This farm has been around since 1871, and the things that come from here are just as good today as they were when it began.
7. Parker Family Farm - 141 Butternut Road, Williston
If you're looking for a perfectly unique pumpkin, look no further than the Parker Family Farm. Here you'll find unique varieties such as Pump-ke-mons, Casperitas, Cannonballs, and New England Sugars along with other carvers, pie pumpkins, and special varieties from years past.
8. Sam Mazza's Farm Market - 277 Lavigne Road, Colchester
Go get lost (or not) at the 6-acre corn maze, and on weekends you can enjoy a hayride out to the pumpkin patch.
9. Shelburne Orchards - 216 Orchard Road, Shelburne
One of the most picturesque spots in Vermont is the Shelburne Orchards where you can pick pumpkins, apples, and much more along with incredible cider donuts at the farm stand.
10. Winslow Farms - Route 7, Pittsford
This family owned and operated farm has pumpkins and other fall products... And after Thanksgiving they have cut your own Christmas Trees!