Northern Michigan pumpkin patches are my favorite. Local pumpkin patches and farms are such fun places to visit, from hayrides, apple cider, caramel apples, fresh doughnuts, and don't forget a pumpkin to bring home. I love it all.
Grab a sweatshirt, a camera, and your family for some weekend fun at a pumpkin patch.
Pahl's Country Store, Buckley, MI: Choose your favorite pumpkin from Pahl's u-pick pumpkin patch, enjoy a hay maze with your family, or some of the many treats from inside, like homemade cider. A must visit in the fall.
Gallagher's Farm Market, Traverse City, MI: There are pumpkins galore in front of the farmhouse at Gallagher's Farm Market. You are sure to find some you love.
Pond Hill Farm, Harbor Springs, MI: Pond Hill Farm has some of the biggest pumpkins we've ever seen. They also have their annual fall fest you can attend. Make sure to buy your tickets online for some pumpkin smashing, pumpkin bowling, apple baseball and golf, and pumpkin skeeball.
Bill's Farm Market, Petoskey, MI: This farm is pretty special; Bill himself will take you on a hayride to see all the fall colors around the farm. You can also pick your own pumpkin from the piles sorted in different sizes, a perfect area for a photo opp.
There are many more pumpkin patches to visit like Fleming Farms in Gaylord, Royal Farms in Ellsworth, or Friske's Farm Market in Ellsworth. Pick a few to visit this fall; your family will have a blast.
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