5 Best Pumpkin and Apple Orchards Near Chicago to Visit This Fall (2020 Edition)

Is there anything better than a crisp fall day? That kind of weather practically demands a trip to your local orchard. Spend an afternoon strolling along rows of apple trees or picking out the perfect pumpkin at one of these top-notch apple orchards near Chicago! 

County Line Orchard

Hobart, Indiana


Head to the big red barn for all sorts of fun activities. County Line Orchard is open daily through November 1st from 8 AM to 6 PM. The Explorer Pass at this apple orchard is $7 and gets you access to tractor rides, a giant corn maze, U-Pick apples, pumpkins, and sunflowers. Browse over 25 different types of apples from vibrant green and tart to deep red and sweet. Delicious!

Apple Holler

Sturtevant, Wisconsin


Located in a quaint town, Apple Holler is an idyllic place to make some memories. The thriving orchard offers over 40 different varieties of apples, peaches, and pears across 78-acres of land. Stop in on Monday through Friday from 9 PM to 4 PM or Saturday and Sunday from 9 PM to 5 PM to pick your own favorite fruits! About 2.5 pounds of apples will set you back $15. 

Royal Oak Farm

Harvard, Illinois

Check out Amaze ‘N Adventures at Royal Oak Farm Orchard near Chicago! Go apple picking, find the perfect pumpkin, take a hayride tour, or explore the gift shop. If you get hungry, stop into the kitchen or bakery at this apple orchard for a home-cooked meal, caramel apples, and fresh fudge. Apple picking starts at $7. Open through November 1st on Monday through Thursday from 10 AM to 5 PM or Friday through Sunday 10 AM to 6 PM. 

Jonamac Orchard

Malta, Illinois

This adorable location has everything your fall-loving heart desires: apple picking, a pumpkin patch, cider house, bakery, hayrides, and more. Looking for something a little more spooky? Check out their haunted corn maze on Friday and Saturday nights for some thrills and chills! Jonamac Orchard is open on Monday through Sunday from 9 AM to 5:30 PM. Get your tickets here

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Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm

Lockport, Illinois

From their famous 10-acre corn maze to over 35 unlimited attractions, there’s no shortage of fun for the kids at Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm! Escape the city for some fresh air and play Connect 4, Dave’s Rodeo Ring Toss, Wheel’s of FunLand, and so much more. The apple orchard is open through November 1st on Friday through Sunday from 10 AM to 7 PM. General Admission tickets start at $16.95, purchase yours here

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