Autumn Fun for Everyone

It’s FINALLY here. The time where you can feel less guilty for splurging on “fall leaves” scented candles and can proudly sip your pumpkin spice latte for the world to see. That’s right– it’s fall, y’all! We’ve gathered the best spots where you can embrace the cooler weather and don those stashed away blanket scarves or puffy vests for cute Insta shots.

Sonny Acres Farm
Discover a fall display not found anywhere else! Exploring visitors will find a farm market, spook shed, costume shop, carnival rides and all sorts of Halloween displays and attractions scattered about. 29W310 North Ave, West Chicago, IL


Bengtson’s Pumpkin Farm
A suburban favorite, Bengtson’s has everything you’re looking for! Get spooked in the haunted house, snack on caramel apples or plenty of other delicious treats, pose alongside SO MANY PUMPKINS, watch the pig races, or go for a hayride. A worthwhile trip to suburbia, indeed. 13341 W 151st St Homer Glen, IL

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Konow’s Corn Maze
Rides, games, good food, live music, a corn pit, and a world famous corn maze… enough fun for more than one visit! Journey to Homer Glen for a full day of fall goodness, then make a stop in downtown Lockport for dinner at one of the town’s amazing restaurants.
16849 S Cedar Rd. Homer Glen, IL

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Credit: Konow’s Corn Maze

Goebbert’s Farm
For about 70 years, Goebbert’s Fall Festival has offered plenty of fall activities for six weeks each September through Halloween. Pumpkin cookies and apple cider donuts are among the delightful offerings, mixed in with pumpkin picking, lunch at their Red Barn cafe, and many animals to pet and see! 40 W Higgins Rd, South Barrington, IL 

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County Line Orchard
Take a trip out to Indiana for one of the most popular apple orchards around! 25 different, delightful apples are available to pick at different times throughout the season (take a closer look at their website for more information) along with U-Pick Pumpkins and a unique U-Pick Sunflower field! 200 S County Line Rd, Hobart, IN

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Crane Orchards U-Pick and Corn Maze
You make remember Crane’s from our Labor Day getaway blog not long ago. They offer so much for the fall season! You can go apple picking, do a cider tasting, and pick up apple cider donuts OR an amazing apple pie. Combine this with wandering around one of many local forested areas with changing leaves, and you’ll be set for a day trip to Michigan! 6054 124th Ave, Fennville, MI

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Honey Hill Orchard
An abundance of apples, a petting zoo, straw maze, and wagon rides… what more could you want?! Honey Hill has plenty to offer for anyone visiting, and you’ll probably come home with enough apples to last you until December. 11783 Waterman Rd., Waterman, IL

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Prairie Sky Orchard
Located in the northern suburb of Union, Prairie Sky has flowers for your fall gardening needs, orchards for your apple desires, and a Koffee Kiosk to grab a quick bite or two! They offer free admission and free parking, so make a trip out to Union for some weekend fall fun! 4914 N Union Rd, Union, IL

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Credit: kumar303 on Flickr

Abbey Farms
There are 40 ACRES of pumpkins, craft beer, and corn maze at Abbey Farms! There’s even a schedule of movies in the park, featuring many of your fall or Halloween favorites! 2855 Hart Rd, Aurora, IL

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