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5 Corn Mazes to go to in New England

Posted by Susie Callahan on Mon, Sep 28, 2015

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Check out one of these New England Corn Mazes, provided by Boston.com!

1. Sherman Farm is also paying tribute to Alice in Wonderland’s 50th Anniversary with an Alice in Farmland design. Conway, N.H., open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends through October 25, $10.

2. The Great Vermont Corn Maze is a little over 10 acres, taking most adults about two hours to solve. Danville, Vermont, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.daily through October 18, $10 for kids, $15 for adults.

3. Escobar’s Highland Farm’s corn maze is Pawtucket Red Sox-themed and features team mascot Paws. Porstmouth, Rhode Island, open weekends through November 8, hours vary, $6 for kids, $8 for adults.

4.Pumpkin Valley Farm features a haunted house design with more than 3 miles of paths. Dayton, Maine, open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m on weekends through Halloween, $7 on Fridays, $9 on weekends.

5. The Coppal House Farm has a corn maze with three fields that are all bee-themed, with honey bee, sunflower, and honey comb designs. Lee, N.H., open daily noon to 5 p.m. and on weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., $7 for kids and $9 for adults.

6. Thunder Road Farm has a 2015 maze dedicated to supporting local animal shelters. Corinna, Maine, open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends until Halloween, $8.

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Grab a Pumpkin at a Local Farm!

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Oct 05, 2014

pumpkinkidWhether you're with your family or out with your friends, pumpkin picking can be fun for everyone! There are multiple farms in Massachusetts, most not only have pumpkin patches, but even offer hayrides, corn mazes and have small petting zoos! 

Connor's Farm, Danvers: This farm has some awesome activities! Connor's Farm has a corn maze, a large pumpkin patch and farm animals! Want to do something different? Check out Zombie Paintball or the Hysteria Scream Park!

Smolak Farm, North Andover: This beautiful farm, located about 40 minutes North of Boston, has hayrides, a pumpkin patch and a great farm stand with bakery! Grab a pumpkin and some apple cider donuts before you go! 

Crescent Farm, Haverhill: If you're looking for a crazy corn maze, this is where you want to go. The corn maze is located on over 4 acres and has only one way out! The admission for the maze is only $7. If you don't feel like spending the day at the maze, Crescent Farm also has a pumpkin patch, hay rides and snacks. 

Boston Hill Farm, North Andover: This place has a little of everything. During October you can pick your own pumpkins and apples,  take a hayride and check out the petting zoo. The petting zoo is full of farm animals including geese, chicken and bunnies! 

Honey Pot Hill Farm, Stow: I have not been there, but from what I heard, you can not leave without a doughnut. There are two different mazes and hayrides for the family. Trying to get some apple picking in before the end of the season? Honey Pot has a wide variety of apples to choose from! 

Still can't find a farm that interests you? Click here to check out this great website that has a map of pumpkin patches in the Massachusetts area!

 Charlesgate Realty Group  Boston First Time Home Buyer Class

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Apple Picking near Boston

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Sep 13, 2014

appleFall is right around the corner and New England is one of the best places to experience the season. 

The foliage will start changing, football will be in full swing and farms in Massachusetts will prepare for their seasonal visitors. 

There are plenty of farms out in Western Massachusetts to check out, but what about something closer to home?

Here are a few suggestions on farms to check out with family, friends and loved ones that are less than an hour drive from Boston.

1. Brooksby FarmPeabody
Estimated arrival time from Boston: 26 minutes

This place has a little of everything. Their 'Pick Your Own Fruits' selection consists of strawberries, raspberries, apples & more! They also have their own bakery and barnyard animals! 

2. Conors Farm, Danvers
Estimated arrival time from Boston: 30 minutes

"Activities include corn maze, hayrides, cow train, jumping pillow, farm animals, pedal carts. Barbecue pit and corn crib (weekends only), country kitchen with ice cream, apple crisp, cider donuts, fudge, caramel apples!" Currently, guests can pick their own apples, raspberries & blackberries. 

3. Belkin Family Lookout Farm, South Natick
Estimated arrival time from Boston: 31 minutes

Belkin Family Lookout Farm has an amazing array of apples! From Ginger Gold to Macintosh to Honey Crisp, they have it! While you're there, feel free to check out the train rides, farm animals and live entertainment! 

Want to check out a few more options? Click here
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Pumkin Picking around Boston!

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Oct 12, 2013

pumpkinWhether you're with your family or out with your friends, pumpkin picking can be fun for everyone! There are multiple farms in Massachusettes, most not only have pumpkin patches, but even offer hayrides, corn mazes and have small petting zoos! 

Connor's Farm, Danvers: This farm has some awesome activities! Connor's Farm has a corn maze, a large pumpkin patch and farm animals! Want to do something different? Check out Zombie Paintball! Admission is $20 and and includes free entrance to the flashnight corn maze! 

Smolak Farm, North Andover: This beautiful farm, located about 40 minutes North of Boston, has hayrides, a pumpkin patch and a great farm stand with bakery! Grab a pumpkin and some apple cider donuts before you go! 

Crescent Farm, Haverhill: If you're looking for a crazy corn maze, this is where you want to go. The corn maze is located on over 4 acres and has only one way out! The admission for the maze is only $7. If you don't feel like spending the day at the maze, Crescent Farm also has a pumpkin patch, hay rides and snacks. 

Boston Hill Farm, North Andover: This place has a little of everything. During October you can pick your own pumpkins and apples,  take a hayride and check out the petting zoo. The petting zoo is full of farm animals including geese, chicken and bunnies! 

Still can't find a farm that interests you? Click here to check out this great website that has a map of pumpkin patches in the Massachusetts area!

Charlesgate Realty Group Boston First Time Home Buyer Class 

Tags: danvers, pumpkin picking, farms, corn maze, haverhill, north andover