As autumn sweeps in with its crisp air and vibrant foliage, our hearts are set on cozying up with pumpkin-spiced lattes and searching for the quintessential pumpkin to transform into a jack-o’-lantern masterpiece. But where can you unearth the most enchanting pumpkin patches in New York and throughout the United States? A mere few weeks ago, we embarked on an exhilarating journey. We unraveled the finest pumpkin patches in and around New York City for Pumpkin-Picking, and eagerly shared our top picks.
But here we are again—ready to dive into the world of Pumpkin Patches. This chapter is based on a study inspired by the enchanting world of Strawberry Shortcake’s Halloween Special, “Strawberry Shortcake and the Beast of Berry Bog.” We unveil the ultimate pumpkin-picking destinations, promising to elevate your autumn adventures to new heights.
Unveiling the Pumpkin Patch Paradise
With Halloween just around the corner, the anticipation of selecting and sculpting your very own jack-o’-lantern is building. Every state in the U.S. contributes to the pumpkin bounty. But which pumpkin patches stand out as the nation’s darlings? The comprehensive study done by the team at Strawberry Shortcake unveils the most beloved pumpkin patches across the United States. Before we dive into those, let us first explore the cream of the crop among New York City’s pumpkin patches.
Nestled in the heart of New York, Fishkill Farms claims the throne as the most sought-after pumpkin patch. Fishkill Farms garnered over 150,000 hashtag views on TikTok and a staggering 145,200 Google searches yearly. It does more than capture the attention of New Yorkers. It proudly secures its place as the twelfth most cherished pumpkin patch in the United States.
Powers Farm Market secures the second spot in New York’s pumpkin-picking hierarchy. While The Great Pumpkin Farm graciously takes the third position, creating a tapestry of delightful memories for all who venture there. The study’s exploration did not end with pumpkins. It delves into the enigmatic world of corn mazes. And Queens County Farm Museum emerged as the fourth most popular in the nation, boasting an impressive 781,400 TikTok hashtag views.
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Pumpkin-Picking and Corn Maze Adventures Nationwide
Inspired by the enchanting Strawberry Shortcake’s Halloween Special, “Strawberry Shortcake and the Beast of Berry Bog,” the team meticulously assessed over 100 pumpkin patches. They factored in TikTok hashtag views, Instagram hashtags, and Google search volumes for each delightful patch. As Autumn unveils a fresh batch of corn mazes. They have also identified the nation’s most cherished corn labyrinth locations.
Eager to discover the country’s pumpkin patch gems? Look no further. Topping the charts as the nation’s favorite pumpkin patch is Virginia’s Cox Farm, nestled in Fairfax County. It reigns as the most Googled pumpkin patch, with a staggering 486,000 yearly searches. The magic does not stop there. It also dazzles with 2.2 million TikTok hashtag views and boasts a resounding 16,000 Instagram posts featuring ‘#CoxFarms.’ Cox Farms, with its roots dating back to 1985, continues to captivate hearts with a medley of family-friendly activities and events.
Pennsylvania’s Linvilla Orchards takes a deserving second place. Housing a dedicated ‘Pumpkinland’ adorned with over 100 tons of pumpkins in various hues, shapes, and sizes. Garnering 397,000 yearly Google searches. It also secures the second spot for the most Instagrammed pumpkin patch, with a substantial 28,139 hashtags to its name.
Spring Haven Farm
In the third position, we have Spring Haven Farm, nestled in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Spring Haven reigns as the pumpkin patch of choice on TikTok, boasting an impressive 4.5 million hashtag views. It also stands as the third most Instagrammed patch, with 20,148 posts graced by the hashtag ‘#SpringHavenFarm.’ For a truly memorable fall experience, families can even indulge in their unique ‘Pumpkin Carving with Goats’ adventure.
Happy Day Farm
New Jersey’s Happy Day Farm steals the spotlight as the most adored corn maze location in the U.S. Thriving on TikTok with 1.3 million hashtag views. It also reigns as the most Googled, with 266,400 annual searches. Known for its intricate designs, this year’s visitors are treated to a 10-acre Barbie-themed corn maze, a spectacle to behold.
Southern Hill Farms
Securing the second spot is Florida’s Southern Hill Farms, nestled amidst fields of sunflowers. This idyllic location shines as the second most Instagrammed corn maze in the U.S., with 13,259 posts featuring “#SouthernHillFarms.” It also notches the second-highest number of Google searches. Boasting 177,600 searches annually and amassing a remarkable 355,800 TikTok hashtag views.
With a name that quite literally spells “corn,” Utah’s Cornbelly claims the third position on the list of most popular corn mazes. It boasts 14,330 Instagram hashtags. And emerges as one of the most Googled locations, accumulating a yearly search volume of 145,200.
Tips for Your Perfect Pumpkin-Picking Day
Before you embark on your pumpkin-picking and corn maze adventures, Melissa Goodrich, Director of Franchise Management at WildBrain, shares valuable advice for making the most of your day. “Embracing the changing seasons with a visit to the pumpkin patch is a cherished tradition, but a little preparation can go a long way when planning family outings on the farm.”
- Dress for the Weather. Be mindful of the unpredictable fall weather by checking the forecast, dressing warmly, and choosing comfortable footwear.
- Come prepared. To avoid any disagreements on the big day, discuss the type of pumpkins you’re looking for.
- And if you are venturing into a corn maze, familiarize yourself with the layout in advance. Many of the most popular pumpkin patches and corn mazes host a plethora of fun events throughout Autumn. So be sure to peruse their calendars to make the most of your visit.
- Whip up some pumpkin-themed treats. Do not forget, once you have wrapped up your picking and carving, there is a world of delicious treats you can whip up with your pumpkin leftovers. From mouthwatering pumpkin pies and cupcakes to savory pumpkin bread. And even delectable pumpkin cheesecake, the possibilities are endless.
- Lastly, what is Autumn without indulging in some pumpkin spiced delights? Whether you sprinkle some in your pumpkin pie recipe or add it to your morning coffee for a delightful kickstart. There is no better way to savor the flavors of the season.
We are wholeheartedly echoing Melissa’s sentiments. We wholeheartedly affirm that there is simply no way to revitalize our mornings than by introducing the delightful essence of pumpkin-spiced delights into our daily coffee.
It is Time to Wrap Things Up
For an extra dose of autumn-themed fun, do not miss Strawberry Shortcake’s latest Halloween special, “The Beast of Berry Bog,” now streaming on Netflix.”
Autumn is upon us, and with our ultimate pumpkin-picking guide, you are ready to dive into the season’s most cherished traditions. Whether you are a seasoned pro or a first-time pumpkin picker, these coveted patches and corn mazes are sure to make your fall unforgettable. So, gear up and let the pumpkin-picking adventure begin!