The Festive Sunflower Farm In Illinois Where You Can Cut Your Own Flowers

Hikes and scenic drives are both great ways to soak in the changing seasons in Illinois. At most scenic destinations, however, it’s very important that the fall foliage remains where you found it.

If want your fall color experience to be more hands on, sunflower picking is the right autumn activity for you. In Illinois, there’s no better place to cut your own sunflowers than Heap’s Giant Pumpkin Farm. A family farm operating in Minooka since 1856, Heap’s is open seasonally to sell you as many sunflowers as you can carry.

Heap’s Giant Pumpkin Farm is located at 4853 US-52, Minooka, IL 60447.

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When the autumn starts creeping in, a trip to a sunflower patch lets you savor the summer’s warmth. It’s easy to miss the window of opportunity on this autumn experience, but it’s worth planning in advance. Besides, it gives you an excuse to daydream about sunflowers all year.

What are other prime sunflower patches do you know in Illinois? Is there a hidden sunflower spot where you can see blooms season round? We love hearing your insider knowledge and seeing your photos. Get in touch!

Address: 4853 US-52, Minooka, IL 60447, USA