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.
Can you feel the crisp autumn breeze cascading through your hair as you toss your scarf over your shoulder? If so, that means it’s New England in the fall, when the foliage is fiery and the apple cider is hot. While there’s countless activities that will let you bask in the beauty of autumn, pumpkin picking is a must-do for all card-carrying New Englanders 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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