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The 7 Best Farms to Pick Your Own Strawberries in the U.S.

Strawberry picking is one of the best activities for some outdoor family fun. The kiddos get to run around and pick their own strawberries and it's something different that you can only do during strawberry season.

April through early June is prime picking season when you and the whole family get to grab your own fresh fruit at strawberry patches or family farms, which is way more fun than a regular grocery store or farmers market.

We've rounded up some of the best u-pick farms to pick strawberries around the country. Better act fast before the season ends!

1. Froberg's Farm in Alvin, Texas

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Supporting local farms is just as important as your quest for fresh strawberries. U-pick strawberries will start a little earlier here than other farms. Starting in January, you're able to come out and grab your own fruit. New this year is the Berry Fun Land playground which is perfect to entertain the kids.

2. Kirschbaum Family Farm in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

If you're up in the Midwest, take a weekend field trip up to visit this strawberry field in Wisconsin. The farm's Facebook page says that they have been growing strawberries for over 25 years. Located 30 minutes outside of Madison, make sure to check in on when the season starts for this farm because it's generally later, closer to June/July timeframe.

3. Sussex County Strawberry Farm in Newton, New Jersey

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This sweet little family farm up in New Jersey is the culmination of two families growing together for over 30 years. Outside of strawberry picking season, they also offer pumpkin and raspberry picking to keep you busy all year.

4. Atkinson Farms in Spring, Texas

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From December-May you can stop by this farm in Spring where you can entertain the family by picking strawberries until your baskets are full.  

5. Eckert's Versailles Farm in Versailles, Kentucky

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With farm locations throughout Illinois as well as Kentucky, you know Eckert's is offering a solid strawberry plant.

6. Remlinger Farms in Carnation, Washington

Between the u-pick fields and corn mazes, Remlinger Farms is a recipe for all kinds of fun for those living in the Pacific Northwest.

7. Rittman Orchards in Doylestown, Ohio

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Outside of picking some yummy fruit, the big Strawberry Jamboree is coming up in mid-June so mark your calendars!

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The 7 Best Farms to Pick Your Own Strawberries in the U.S.