Instagrammable Connecticut: Pumpkin Patches Last Updated 9/19
You can find pumpkins nearly anywhere this time of year. But if you’re looking for a truly authentic, pumpkin picking experience – visit one of Connecticut’s picturesque farms and pumpkin patches. These destinations not only offer pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, but also unique backdrops for your next #fall instagram photo. With our Instagrammable Connecticut series, we’re inviting Instagrammers to share their pictures. Check back often for new topics. Or if you have some photos to share, tag them with #CTvisit!
The Pickin’ Patch in Avon
From pumpkins and apple fritters to hayrides and a farm stand, visitors can find all kinds of fall favorites at The Pickin’ Patch.
“I go to the Pickin’ Patch every year for a hayride and to pick out the perfect pumpkin for Jack O Lanterns. They also have great cider, delicious apple fritters and a beautiful view of Avon Mountain.” – @ConnecticutClassic
Lyman Orchards in Middlefield
With nearly 100 varieties of fruits, Lyman Orchards is not only a great pick-your-own destination, but it’s also noted for their challenging corn maze and delicious cider donuts.
“We wanted to go apple picking and Lyman Orchards is awesome because they have so much other fun food! We had really delicious donuts and freshly made apple crisp.” – @SipSizzleSF
Pumpkintown U.S.A in East Hampton
Discover Pumpkintown U.S.A, an old-fashioned village comprised of over 70 pumkinheaded people in various settings including a post office, saloon, a country store and more.
“We live in East Hampton and it's a fun, inexpensive place to bring young children for a fall afternoon.” – Christen L.
Whittle’s Willow Spring Farm in Mystic
There’s no shortage of pumpkins at Whittle’s Willow Spring Farm. The farm stretches across 15 acres and plants over 20,000 pumpkin seeds each season.
“We love visiting Whittle’s Willow Spring Farm for apple picking, fresh produce and the pumpkin patch!” – @ThisIsMystic
Silverman’s Farm in Easton
In October, visitors get the chance to win their perfect pumpkin at Silverman’s Farm if they guess its weight within 2 oz.
"We love going to Silverman’s Farm any time of year but fall is always so beautiful. Enjoy pumpkins, apple picking, fall flowers and definitely cider donuts!” – Georgia R.
Angevine Farm in Warren
Angevine Farm grows all kinds of pumpkins in their patch – from traditional pie pumpkins to exotic varieties.