Within an hour drive of D.C. there are dozens of farms and orchards that offer pumpkin picking (and hayrides, corn mazes and cider donuts, too). Here are our picks for the cream of the crop.

Mark My Gourd: 18 Local Pumpkin Patches and Festivals to Pick-Your-Own

Within an hour drive of D.C. there are dozens of farms and orchards that offer pumpkin picking (and hayrides, corn mazes and cider donuts, too). Here are our picks for the cream of the crop.

DIY: HARVEST Barnwood Sign for Fall - The barnwood from this project was from a local pumpkin patch that was tearing down a barn! Looks perfect on the porch surrounded with fall foliage, mums and pumpkins.

HARVEST Barnwood Sign for Fall

DIY: HARVEST Barnwood Sign for Fall - The barnwood from this project was from a local pumpkin patch that was tearing down a barn! Looks perfect on the porch surrounded with fall foliage, mums and pumpkins.

I’ve had this beautiful pumpkin (a Porcelain Doll, I believe) sitting in my sunroom ever since I picked it up at the local pumpkin patch in October. It lasted through Halloween and even Thanksgiving, but finally started showing some splotches on its beigey-pink skin this week… a sure sign that it might soon turn into this squash I’d found in my kitchen a few weeks ago. I should’ve weighed this baby before I cut it open, but as you can see, it was quite ...

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

I’ve had this beautiful pumpkin (a Porcelain Doll, I believe) sitting in my sunroom ever since I picked it up at the local pumpkin patch in October. It lasted through Halloween and even Thanksgiving, but finally started showing some splotches on its beigey-pink skin this week… a sure sign that it might soon turn into this squash I’d found in my kitchen a few weeks ago. I should’ve weighed this baby before I cut it open, but as you can see, it was quite ...

Preschool Pumpkin Theme: Have some fun with pumpkins this Halloween! This is the perfect time of year to take a field trip to a local pumpkin patch.

Preschool Pumpkin Theme: Have some fun with pumpkins this Halloween! This is the perfect time of year to take a field trip to a local pumpkin patch.

Check out this beautiful mama in our Skinny Ankle Jeans by MA in coral (rent for $25). These looked perfect for an outdoor photo shoot at a local pumpkin patch for her daughter Peyton’s 4th birthday.

Check out this beautiful mama in our Skinny Ankle Jeans by MA in coral (rent for $25). These looked perfect for an outdoor photo shoot at a local pumpkin patch for her daughter Peyton’s 4th birthday.

Dallas / Fort Worth and surrounding counties in Texas Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hayrides and More, Find Halloween and Fall Fun in Texas!

Dallas / Fort Worth and surrounding counties in Texas Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hayrides and More, Find Halloween and Fall Fun in Texas!

Find The Nearest Pumpkin Patch In Your Area! Go right to the nearest farm and pick a fresh right off the vine! Great article!

Find The Nearest Pumpkin Patch In Your Area! Go right to the nearest farm and pick a fresh right off the vine! Great article!

Honey Bee, the blind cat from Fiji (previously), celebrates her very first Halloween with a visit to a local pumpkin patch to pick out a pumpkin that she and her humans can bring home. Perhaps she ...

Honey Bee the Blind Cat Celebrates Her First Halloween with a Visit to the Local Pumpkin Patch

Honey Bee, the blind cat from Fiji (previously), celebrates her very first Halloween with a visit to a local pumpkin patch to pick out a pumpkin that she and her humans can bring home. Perhaps she ...

Washington State Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hayrides and More, Find Halloween and Fall Fun in Washington State!

Washington State Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hayrides and More, Find Halloween and Fall Fun in Washington State!

Everyone remembers their childhood trips to the local pumpkin patch. You probably chose a pumpkin you couldn’t even budge. But what if you could give your kids an even more amazing experience? Say a patch with 75,000 pumpkins and houses made of pumpkins? eBay has the ultimate list of the best pumpkin festivals across all 50 states.

7 Best Pumpkin Festivals to Take a Trip to This Halloween

Everyone remembers their childhood trips to the local pumpkin patch. You probably chose a pumpkin you couldn’t even budge. But what if you could give your kids an even more amazing experience? Say a patch with 75,000 pumpkins and houses made of pumpkins? eBay has the ultimate list of the best pumpkin festivals across all 50 states.

jars of local honey

jars of local honey

Use this Preschool Corn Counting Printable to practice numbers to 12, counting, fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. A fun preschool learning activity for Fall.

Preschool Corn Counting Activity with Printable

Use this Preschool Corn Counting Printable to practice numbers to 12, counting, fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. A fun preschool learning activity for Fall.

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