Pumpkins, Apples, Corn Mazes, & More!

Posted on: Sat, 10/05/2013 - 19:01| By: GinaBina

Our autumn experience always includes picking our own pumpkins from the field. We've picked our pumpkins at Christ Orchard the last three years. There's plenty to do at these farms & orchards besides pumpkin picking. Below is a list of the local farms & orchards and their offerings. Visit one, or visit all of them for family fun!
 
Christ Orchard in Elmwood: U-Pick pumpkins, apples, cider, farm animals, edible & decorative squash. Christ Orchard is quainter than the others.
 
Tanners Orchard in Speer: U-Pick pumpkins, bakery (with apple cider donuts & more), apples, cider, farm animals, corn maze, & Back 40 Fun Acres
 
Ackerman Farms in Morton: pumpkins, squash, corn maze, farm animals, gift shop
 
Rader Family Farm in Normal: U-Pick pumpkins, corn maze, a school house, the Little Village, Mountain Slide, the Tower, & more fun activities.
 
Linden Hill Farms in West Peoria is having a Harvest Kick-Off Festival Oct 5-6.  On Oct 14, they're celebrating Children's Day!