Corn mazes are all about family fun in the fall. Local farms usually have age-specific mazes with fairly simple designs, which are perfect for quick trips. But if you’re looking for a truly unforgettable corn maze adventure, you might try one of these 10 farms. From California to Rhode Island, here are some of the biggest and most elaborate corn mazes in the U.S.
Escobar’s Highland Farm – Portsmouth, RI
In the past, Escobar’s designs have included The Wizard of Oz, the American flag and Aquidneck Island. This year, the maze celebrates the Pawtucket Red Sox, a minor league baseball team based in Pawtucket, RI. Escobar’s also features hayrides, a pumpkin patch and Christmas trees.
Mike’s Maze – Sunderland, Mass.
Mike’s Maze, one of the oldest family-run farms in New England, features an eight-acre corn maze, a zombie-themed paintball game and mini maze for kids. This year’s corn maze theme is “Alice in Sunderland”, which includes themed challenges and trivia along the way to the finish. Mike’s also offers a haunted maze on Friday and Saturday nights.
Treinen Farm – Lodi, Wisc.
The 2015 Treinen Farm corn maze depicts one of Aesop’s Fables called the Fox and the Grapes. The maze spans 15 acres and includes a map with clues to help you navigate. Other attractions at Treinen include a pumpkin patch, farm animals and hayrides.
Cool Patch Pumpkin – Dixon, Cali.
Dubbed the largest temporary corn maze by Guinness World Records in 2014, Cool Patch Pumpkins seeks to break their record this year. This year’s design pays tribute to the Sacramento Kings, the local NBA team. Cool Patch Pumpkins also hosts a scarecrow contest each year and displays the winning entries at the farm.
Summers Farm – Frederick, Md.
You know you’ve made it when your face is the subject of a corn maze. And I think we can all agree that Taylor Swift has indeed “made it”. In celebration of her enormous success, Summers Farm created a 12-acre corn maze design in Taylor Swift’s likeness. The farm also offers many kid-friendly activities and hosts a variety of Bluegrass bands throughout the season.
The Farmstead – Meridian, Idaho
Get lost in the most magical corn maze in the U.S. at the Farmstead’s Peter Pan themed maze. Wander through all 18 acres or tag along with the kiddos in the mini maze. For those looking for a frightening experience, visit the Field of Screams at the Farmstead on Friday and Saturday nights in October.
All Seasons – Woodstock, Ill.
The corn maze at All Seasons features the lovable Minions for 2015. The maze contains 10 acres of corn and a lookout bridge to help you get your bearings. Looking for low-key activities? All Seasons also has an apple orchard where you can pick Honeycrisp apples, a crowd favorite. A pumpkin patch, apple shooting gallery and various barnyard activities are also onsite.
Richardson Farm – Spring Grove, Ill.
Calling all hockey fans! Richardson Farm’s 33-acre corn maze features this year’s Stanley Cup champions, the Chicago Blackhawks. Visitors can choose to participate in one of five games during their journey through the maze. The farm also has a zip line, pig races, pumpkins and Christmas trees.
Connor’s Farm – Danvers, Mass.
Connor’s Farm brought the Wild West to New England. This year’s corn maze theme centers around cowboys, cacti and horse-drawn carriages. At nightfall, experience a darker side of the farm by fighting zombies with paintball guns, trekking through the Hysteria haunted farm and navigating the maze by flashlight.
McCall’s Pumpkin Patch – Moriarty, NM
The 16-acre corn maze at McCall’s features a fairytale theme this year with a castle design. Along with the corn maze, McCall’s is famous for its large pumpkin patch and family friendly activities.