Hop on the farm train and head out into the field for your pick of around 25,000 pumpkins each season. Work up an appetite? Stop in at The Lookout, an all-outdoor dining experience composed of picnic tables spread across this working farm in South Natick’s spacious acreage for harvest bites, locally brewed beer and their very own hard cider. For 2023, Belkin has a brand new Barnyard Play Area with an animal corral with goats and sheep, a playground, peddle tractors, and lawn games. There’s also a new two-acre Corn Maze, and a sunflower field. On the weekends, kids enjoy the Apple Bounce Pad and Busy Bee Express Ride.
As the crisp autumn breeze is telling you, New England is heading full steam into fall – when the foliage becomes fiery and the apple cider pipes hot. There are countless activities to allow you to bask in the beauty of the season, and pumpkin picking is a must-do for locals and visitors alike. Ditch the pre-picked varieties at the grocery store checkout counter and head to one of these local farms near Boston, where you can hitch a ride on a wagon and choose your own stylish squash. 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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