Apple and pumpkin picking season is here! And we’ve got a guide that will tell you about some of the best places to go in the region.
Tanners Orchard, Speer, IL
Tanners Orchard sports over 11,000 trees and 17 varieties of apples. They grow over 20 acres of pumpkins along with various other fruits and vegetables. You will find a large assortment of gifts and delicious food offerings in the Farm Market and Apple Bin Bakery. The Back 40 Fun Acres will keep the entire family busy for the day.
Ackerman Family Farm, Morton, IL
In the Pumpkin Capital of America, Ackerman Family Farms has a wide range of pumpkins and gourds available, over 1000 sq.-feet of specialty foods and a brand new corn maze every year!
All Seasons Apple Orchard, Woodstock, IL
For $16 per person, you can pick from a wide range of apples at All Seasons Apple Orchard. Once you're done picking, hit the corn maze and pumpkin patch!
Jonamac Orchard, Malta, IL
Ever wonder what would happen if you shot an apple or a pumpkin out of a cannon? Find out for yourself at Jonamac Orchard and—once you've had your fill of pumpkin destruction—check out the orchard, play area, sunflower field, corn maze, petting zoo and more.
Honey Hill Orchard, Waterman, IL
Honey Hill Orchard keeps things simple with their apple, raspberry and pumpkin picking. Things do get interesting at the bakery though which offers a wide selection of donuts and pies of various types. Satisfy any sweet tooth cravings here.