CORN MAZES

Get lost on a farm with this fall tradition that's fun for all ages. Remember to use the bathroom before you enter the maze.

Also see our guides to apple picking and pumpkin patches, often at the same scenic spot.

Westchster/Hudson Valley

QUEENS/LI

The Amazing Maize Maze

Floral Park

🌽 Explore NYC’s only corn maze, a 3-acre challenge of finding clues and solving puzzles on your way to Victory Bridge for a stunning vista.

🎃 Scoop up the perfect pumpkin in a patch (priced by size)

🍩 Local produce, farm-fresh eggs raw wildflower honey, snacks and beverages are available to purchase.  Visitors are welcome to bring a picnics; nearby lunch options include Usha Foods, Luigi’s, and What-A-Bagel Café.

🚜 Take free hayrides 11am – 4pm. Also explore 47-acres of the longest continuously farmed site in New York State (since 1697). See historic farm buildings, a greenhouse complex,  farm vehicles and implements, planting fields, an orchard and herb garden and livestock including cattle, sheep, chickens and llamas.

Harbes Family Farm

Mattituck

🍎 Pick apples and explore 8 acres of family fun. . Featuring 27 different varieties, the orchard uses an innovative trellis system to grow apples that are within reach of even the smallest of hands.

🎃 Choose from many varieties of on-the-vine pumpkins and gourds in a 7-acre “u-pick” Barnyard Pumpkin Patch.
🌽 Help Dorothy and Toto find their way home in a Wizard of Oz corn maze. Look for Tin Woodsman, the Cowardly Lion, and the Scarecrow ($5/weekdays, $6/weekends).

🚜  Dozens of activities include tractor rides, farm animals, chicken and bee observatories, jumbo jumpers, playgrounds, an amazing obstacle course, trike tracks, hedge mazes, bunny villages, pig races, a Sports Zone with football, baseball and basketball tossing games, live music on weekends & holidays and lots more.

🍩 Get donuts, farm fresh produce, sweet and salty kettle corn, fresh baked pies and other treats at the farm stand.

⏱ Open every day of the week. No reservations needed, but capacity is limited.

🚙 Approximately 1.5 hours drive from mid-Manhattan

Lewin Farms

Calverton

🍎 A fourth-generation family farm in Long Island’s North Fork has a wide variety of u-pick fields. Gather several varieties of apples – plus tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers (cash only).

🎃 Pick from a wide selection of pumpkins and gourds in a large pumpkin patch.

🌽 The 5-acre corn maze has a new design each year (10 am-4:30 pm).

🚜 Stop by our farm stand to load up on fresh produce, roasted corn, cider doughnuts and locall-brewed ale made from the farm’s peaches.

🚙 Approx. 1 hour 40 minute drive from mid-Manhattan

Daily 9 – 4:30 pm; closed Tuesdays

New Jersey

Happy Day Farm Fall Harvest

Manalapan

🎃 Choose from a large variety of gourds in Pumpkinville and enter a pumpkin house. No apples to pick but plenty else to keep kids busy.

🌽 Explore a 10-acre corn maze. Look for Maize-O-Poly squares to scan with a phone and play a digital game (text and GPS hints available).

🚜 Over 35 games, activities and attractions including a giant fun slide, pig racing, feeding zoo, lots of fun photo ops and much more (all included with admission). Additional fees for the pumpkin blaster, corn cannon and pumpkins.

🍩 Pizza, cheese steaks, fries, hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken tenders, gyros, zeppoles, fried oreos, apple fritters, funnel cakes, fresh squeezed lemonade & more available for purchase.

⏱ Tickets must be purchased in advance online for Saturday & Sunday. Pumpkin picking only Monday-Thursday. Purchases within the farm are cash only. Nursing stations, wash stations and porta-potties available throughout the farm.  The parking field is huge; make sure you head to the main fair area for admission before walking (or riding a tractor) to Pumpkinville on the other side.

🚙 Approximately 1.5 hrs drive from Manhattan.

Terhune Orchards

Princeton

🍎 Pick-your-own apples at a winery/farm near Princeton. 

🎃 Pumpkins also available.

🌽 Explore a sunflower trail and corn stalk maze.

🚜 Also find pony rides, barnyard animals, a Hay Bale Maze, pumpkin painting, pedal tractors, duck races and more. Enjoy live music from local musicians (12-4 pm).  Walk through a life-size story book adventure, filled with the wonder of life cycles, crops, ground beneath our feet and much more brought to life.

🍩 Shop for farm fresh produce, baked goods, Terhune wine, pies and cider, apple cider slush and donuts. Pick up picnic bags of homemade lunch delights, fresh apple cider and pie.

🎟 Save $3 by online in advance. Pumpkins ($5.50 each), food, rubber duck races and pony rides not included.

🚙 Approx. 1.5 hour drive from Manhattan, free parking

Alstede Farms

Chester

🍎 This spacious family farm hosts pick your own apples.

🎃 Also choose your own pumpkins and sunflowers.

🌽 Traverse a giant fruit-themed corn maze with produce facts posted at points along the way and Blooming Giants Sunflower Trail.

🚜  Activities include scenic tractor-drawn wagon rides, wagon train rides for kids, and a bounce house. Visit with farm animals and take pony rides ($9.99).

🍩  Freshly baked pies and cider donuts, fresh pressed apple cider and homemade seasonal ice cream available, plus wine tasting provided by Tomasello Winery.

⏱ Reserve timed tickets in advance online.

🚙 Approx. 1 hour drive from mid-Manhattan.

🚊 2 hours train ride (NY Penn Station to Gladstone Station)with transfer; free Alstede Farms Courtesy Coach from train station on weekends.

LONG ISLAND

Harbes Family Farm

Mattituck

🍎 Pick apples and explore 8 acres of family fun. . Featuring 27 different varieties, the orchard uses an innovative trellis system to grow apples that are within reach of even the smallest of hands.

🎃 Choose from many varieties of on-the-vine pumpkins and gourds in a 7-acre “u-pick” Barnyard Pumpkin Patch.
🌽 Help Dorothy and Toto find their way home in a Wizard of Oz corn maze. Look for Tin Woodsman, the Cowardly Lion, and the Scarecrow ($5/weekdays, $6/weekends).

🚜  Dozens of activities include tractor rides, farm animals, chicken and bee observatories, jumbo jumpers, playgrounds, an amazing obstacle course, trike tracks, hedge mazes, bunny villages, pig races, a Sports Zone with football, baseball and basketball tossing games, live music on weekends & holidays and lots more.

🍩 Get donuts, farm fresh produce, sweet and salty kettle corn, fresh baked pies and other treats at the farm stand.

⏱ Open every day of the week. No reservations needed, but capacity is limited.

🚙 Approximately 1.5 hours drive from mid-Manhattan

Lewin Farms

Calverton

🍎 A fourth-generation family farm in Long Island’s North Fork has a wide variety of u-pick fields. Gather several varieties of apples – plus tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers (cash only).

🎃 Pick from a wide selection of pumpkins and gourds in a large pumpkin patch.

🌽 The 5-acre corn maze has a new design each year (10 am-4:30 pm).

🚜 Stop by our farm stand to load up on fresh produce, roasted corn, cider doughnuts and locall-brewed ale made from the farm’s peaches.

🚙 Approx. 1 hour 40 minute drive from mid-Manhattan

Daily 9 – 4:30 pm; closed Tuesdays