Southeast MO’s Apples, Pumpkins, Mazes

There’s no pumpkin shortage in SEMO. Orchards and mazes celebrate the best of the harvest season in the Cape Girardeau/Jackson area.

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Two Chicago area farms feature mazes and pumpkins

The world’s largest maze at Richardson’s Adventure Farm and activities at Tom’s Farm Market are a fall countryside drive from Chicago, IL. Go to Richardson Adventure Farm to wander through arguably the world’s largest corn maze. But plan on staying to do its zip line, feed the animals, watch a pig race and take a lunch or donut break. Or go to Tom’s Farm Market and Greenhouse to make a scarecrow. However, plan to pose near cute farm cutouts, buy a pie to take home and donuts to eat there. Work off the food wandering a five-acre maze.

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Pumpkins galore in the Intervale

Everyone knows what a pumpkin is, but what is the Intervale? The Intervale is 350 acres of rich reclaimed bottom land straddling the Winooski River in Burlington, Vermont. This fertile plain was created by nature, with additions by man. The waters of the Winooski River begin high in the Green Mountains, wend their way down… Read More

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