Located in South Natick, Lookout Farm is one of the closest options for pumpkin picking. Hop on the farm train to head out to the field; they grow around 25,000 pumpkins each season, so you’re sure to find a good one. There are additional activities for the kids, plus a restaurant and taproom with hard cider and fantastic fall bites.
It’s tough to beat New England in the fall (our gorgeous foliage colors, hot apple cider and hayrides are almost impossible to compete with). While there seem to be countless activities that will let you bask in the beauty of autumn, pumpkin picking ranks high on the list. Skip the grocery story and head to one of these farms near Boston, where you can pick your own festive gourd straight from the patch and maybe take the kids on a hayride before heading home for a fun night of carving Jack-o’-lanterns. For more seasonal activities, check out where to see the best fall foliage in Boston, where to go apple picking near Boston, and where to get the best hot chocolate in Boston.
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