Pumpkin Picking Near NYC

October means HALLOWEEN! Decorating your apartment with pumpkins, even with one tiny pumpkin on the coffee table, can bring warmth and joy! During these times of social distancing, anything that can easily lift spirits is worth it! So, head over to these 3 pumpkin patches located not too far from your Glenwood apartment. It is a perfect way to be outdoors with a friend or your family.

Pumpkins on hay bales learning against a wood wagon

Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard

Harvest Moon Farm is a fall favorite! With so many different types of pumpkins, Harvest Moon is definitely one of the best places (especially with its proximity to NYC) to pumpkin pick this fall! They also have an amazing Farm Store with all fresh produce! Please be aware that on weekends, you need to make a reservation online. The Farm is roughly an hour by car. If you would like to take the train, take Metro North Harlem line to Croton Falls and then uber or taxi the remaining short distance.

Assorted types and colors of pumpkins piled outside

Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm

With pumpkin picking, a bakery featuring apple cider donuts, a corn maze, farm stand and winery, you will have the best day at Wilkens Farm! There are activities both adults and kids will enjoy. Located at 1335 White Hill Road, Yorktown Heights NY, the farm is only an hour from the city by car.

Carved happy face pumpkins on a grey floor and background

F&W Schmitt’s Family Farm

Aside from pumpkin picking, this farm has enough activities to keep you busy the entire day! You can go pumpkin picking, enjoy a nice fall treat and then go mini golfing! The activities include mini golf, a playground, numerous cute farm animals, and a farm stand. Located at 26 Pinelawn Rd, Melville NY, this farm is about 1 hr 30 minutes from NYC.

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