Challenge your family to one of these corn mazes for kids, located across the U.S. After you weave your way through this year’s designs, enjoy hayrides, jumping pillows and petting zoos because fall activities for kids can be endless.
Written by Hilarey Wojtowicz
Liberty Corn Maze
This year's design at the Liberty Corn Maze in Liberty, Missouri is "Farm to Table," which highlights the importance of buying food locally. Pick up a corn maze map and get lost with your family, while seeing if you can reach each of the checkpoints within the maze. Punch a hole in your map at each one to finish the maze as a Maize Master. If you get lost, just ask one of the Corn Helpers for directions. When you find the exit, let the kids try the smaller mazes, including rope, rock and soybean mazes that are just their size. A family entertainment area also offers a playground and concession stands for refreshments. Liberty Corn Maze is less than 30 minutes from Kansas City, Missouri.2017 Dates:
Sept. 8 to Oct. 29Hours:
Friday: 5 to 10 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Admission:
$10 for adults and teens 13 and older; $8 for kids 4 to 12; kids 3 and under are free.
Recommended Hotel: Fairfield Inn Kansas City Downtown/Union Hill
Winding Brook Farm Corn Maize
Pick up your trivia passport before entering the Winding Brook Farm Corn Maize in Warrington, Pennsylvania, not far from Sesame Place. The 5-acre corn maze for kids will test your knowledge as you wind your way through it; answer all of the questions correctly, and you'll find your way out! If the corn maze has you confused, just ask one of the Corn Cops for help. Afterwards, let kids try the hay maze once or twice, and then hop on a hayride to the pumpkin patch. Concession stands offer festive treats for fall, and parents can pick up vegetables and flowers to bring home. If you have teens, plan a nighttime visit, when the farm hosts haunted hayrides and other events.2017 Dates:
September and October Hours:
Weekends in September; open daily in OctoberAdmission:
$9.50 for adults and $7.50 for kids 6 to 12. Children age 6 and under are free.
Recommended Hotel: Homewood Suites by Hilton Doylestown
Families will love the two mazes at Linvilla Orchard's Pumpkinland Harvest Festival. Located in Media, Pennsylvania, about 30 minutes outside of Philadelphia, the 3-acre corn maze for kids at Linvilla Orchards is somewhat more challenging than the smaller straw bale maze. The straw bale maze could take anywhere from 20 to 60 minutes to complete whereas the corn maze could take 30 to 70 minutes to navigate. Once you've made it through, check out the many other fall activities for kids like hayrides, apple slinging (sling unsellable apples at targets), face painting, pumpkin ring toss and pony and train rides.2017 Dates:
Sept. 9 to Nov. 5 Hours:
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission:
$4 entrance fee or $7 for combo mazes
Recommended Hotel: Loews Philadelphia
Salisbury Farm Corn Maze
The corn maze for kids at Salisbury Farm in Johnston, Rhode Island -- about 15 minutes from Providence -- was the first of its kind in New England. The 5-acre corn maze takes families through about 1 mile of twists and turns. When you're done, enjoy a free hayride (weekends only). A Moonlight Maze is also offered on Saturday evenings in October, and is perfect for young kids.2017 Dates:
Sept. 2 to Oct. 31 Hours:
Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission:
Weekdays: $9 for adults and $7.50 for kids under 12; Weekends: $11 for adults and $9 for kids under 12. Moonlight rates are available and children under age 2 are free to enter.
Recommended Hotel: Omni Providence Hotel
Robinette's Apple Haus & Winery Corn Maze
See if your family can navigate through the Curious George-themed corn maze at Robinette's Apple Haus & Winery in Grand Rapids, Michigan. When you make your way out, enjoy a hayride and then let the kids jump on the large blow-up pillow. Apple orchard tours are also offered, and parents can enjoy tastings in the winery.2017 Dates:
Sept. 8 to Nov. 1Hours:
Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday: noon to 4:30 p.m.Admission:
$7 per person. Combination tickets for the maze, hayride and jumping pillow are also available. Children under 2 are free.
Recommended Hotel: Country Inn & Suites Grand Rapids East
Hogan Farms Corn Maze
The intricately designed corn maze for kids at Hogan Farms in Brownsburg, Indiana, about 30 minutes from Indianapolis, will challenge your family's sense of direction. The 2017 Fight Cancer theme is designed to raise awareness. Once you make your way out of the maze, enjoy other fall activities like pumpkin picking, hayrides and a farm animal experience, which offers kids a chance to pet and feed pigs, chickens, sheep and cattle. Bring flashlights and check the schedule for the haunted corn maze attraction if you have teens.2017 Dates:
Sept. 23 to Oct. 30Hours:
Tuesday to Thursday: 2 to 6 p.m.; Friday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Admission:
$8 per person. Combination wristbands are available for $16 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Recommended Hotel: Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing
Argos Farm Country Fun Corn Maze
Get lost in the 4-acre family corn maze at Argos Farm Country Fun in Forked River, New Jersey. You'll enjoy fall activities for kids like pumpkin picking, hayrides, a jumbo jumper pillow, pig racing, pony rides, a cow train and more. After the 20-minute maze challenge, kids can play with farm animals, climb the hay mountain and play corn hole.2017 Dates:
Sept. 16 to Oct. 29Hours:
Saturdays and Sundays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays in October: 1 to 6 p.m.; Columbus Day: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Admission:
$9.95 (plus tax) per person on weekdays and $11.95 on weekends; kids under age 2 are free.
Recommended Hotel: Econo Lodge - Seaside Heights/Toms River
Rock Creek Farm Corn Maze
Choose your challenge at Broomfield, Colorado's Rock Creek Farm, located about 30 minutes from Denver -- there are four different corn mazes ranging in size, from .3 miles to 4.2 miles. Try the large corn maze as a family, and then let the kids test their sense of direction in the hay bale maze. You can also participate in corn maze games while getting lost on the paths. Collect clues and help solve the mystery of The Farm Scene Investigation. After finding your way out, enjoy the Family Fun Area, which includes an inflatable slide, farm animal area and pumpkin patch. Food and drinks are also sold at the farm for when you work up an appetite. Evening corn maze tours in the dark are also offered, and are not scary for little ones.2017 Dates:
Sept. 30 to Oct. 31Hours:
9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., dailyAdmission:
$6 for ages 4 to 11; $9 for ages 12 and up; free for children under 4 years old Recommended Hotel: The Ritz-Carlton Denver
Crazy Corn Maze
Get lost in 8 acres of corn at the Crazy Corn Maze in West Jordan, Utah, located about 20 minutes outside of Salt Lake City. Trivia questions are asked throughout the family corn maze, and if your family can answer each one correctly, you will win a prize at the finish line! When you"re all done, head to the pumpkin patch and pick up a few pumpkins to bring home.2017 Dates:
Sept. 21 to Oct. 31Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 6 to 10 p.m.; Friday: 6 to 11:30 p.m.; Saturday: Noon to 11:30 p.m. Admission:
$7.50 for ages 10 and up; $4.50 for ages 5 to 9; and free for children 4 and under.
Recommended Hotel: University Guest House & Conference Center
South Texas Maize
Try your luck at the South Texas Maize in Hondo, Texas, about 45 minutes from San Antonio. This corn maze for kids is 7 acres in size, with 12-foot-high walls! Pick up a passport before entering in order to strategically make your way through the maze. Answer all of the questions correctly, and you'll find the exit; answer incorrectly, and you may be lost forever! The maze has two parts, each of which takes between 15 and 30 minutes to complete. Visit on a weekend and enjoy a campfire after the family corn maze, where you can roast hot dogs and marshmallows (fees may apply).2017 Dates:
Sept. 16 to Nov. 26Hours:
Fridays: 6 to 9 p.m., Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sundays: noon to 5 p.m.Admission:
$15 per person ages 3 and up; kids under 2 are free.
Recommended Hotel: Hyatt Wild Oak Ranch
Tolmachoff Farms Corn Maze
The 6-acre family corn maze at Tolmachoff Farms in Glendale -- just 20 minutes from Phoenix. As you make your way through the maze, look for pieces of your map to help you put together the puzzle, which will help you find the finish line. Once complete, head over to the mini maze, where little ones can navigate their way through a maze just their size. The farm also offers a petting zoo, jumping pillow, spider web, pedal carts, bounce house and more. Train rides are also available for an additional fee. Evenings become a spooktacular event when the maze is taken over by ghouls -- this experience is best suited for teens.2017 Dates:
Oct. 1 to Nov. 5Hours:
October - Tuesday to Thursday: Noon to 8 p.m.; Fridays: Noon to 11 p.m.; Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; November - Thursdays and Fridays: Noon to 8 p.m., Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sundays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Admission:
$12 per person; Children under 2 are free.
Recommended Hotel: Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
The Maize Maze
Fall in Albuquerque consists of pumpkin picking, colorful foliage and, of course, the Maize Maze. This 8-acre corn maze at the Rio Grande Community Farm takes families through the fields of this non-profit farm while educating everyone on the environment and agricultural processes. After completing the corn maze for kids, enjoy activities like pumpkin painting, hayrides, food trucks, live music and more.2017 Dates:
Oct. 1 to Oct. 30Hours:
Friday: 1 to 10 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission:
$8 for adults; $6 for kids 4 to 12; free for children 3 and under.
Recommended Hotel: Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa
Sykes and Cooper Farms Corn Maze
At 9 acres, the Sykes and Cooper Farms Corn Maze is one of the largest we've found in the U.S. Located in Elkton, Florida, about 20 minutes from St. Augustine, the corn maze for kids offers confusing fun for families. Come back at night and try your luck at the maze again -- but this time in the dark! Enjoy hayrides, farm animals and a playground at the farm -- all are included in your admission. Other family fun attractions at the farm include pumpkin picking, a cow train, duck races and a corn cannon (additional fees).2017 Dates:
Oct. 7 to Oct. 29Hours:
Friday: 6 to 10 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Admission:
$10 per person ages 3 and older; kids 2 and under are free.
Recommended Hotel: The St. Augustine Beach House
Scott's Maze Adventures
Located just 30 minutes from Orlando in Zellwood, Florida, Scott's Maze Adventures at Long & Scott Farms offers families a plethora of cornfield fun. Weave your way through the 7-acre cornfield as a family and then let the kids try their luck at their own 1-acre mini corn maze for kids. The large maze has a unique design each year and includes confusing paths that will really challenge maze-goers, as well as trivia questions and picture rubbings throughout. After making it out, take the kids to the playground area, complete with swings, slides and tractor tires filled with sand. A 40-by-67-foot jumping pillow, 60-foot super slide and zip lines also offer fall fun for kids. Hayrides and fishing are available for additional fees.2017 Dates:
Sept. 30 to Dec. 10Hours:
Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays: Noon to 5 p.m.Admission:
$12 for adults ages 17 and older; $12 for kids 4 to 16; free for children under age 3.
Recommended Hotel: Hilton Orlando
Forneris Farms Corn Maze
Weave your way through 4 acres of corn at Forneris Farms in Mission Hills, California in Los Angeles County. No matter what time you visit, the corn maze for kids will always be family friendly -- you won't find a haunted maze here! As you begin the maze, your family will receive a scorecard. Use it at each of the CORNundrums throughout the maze to keep track of your answers to the corny riddles. If you get all 10, you will be entered to win a grand prize!2017 Dates:
Sept. 30 to Oct. 31 Hours:
Monday through Friday 1 to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission:
$15 per person; children ages 2 and under are free. Ticket includes corn maze, train ride and Farm Frolic area.
Recommended Hotel: The Garland
Fazio Farms Corn Maze
The family-owned Fazio Farms Corn Maze in Portland, Oregon, will really challenge both kids and parents. There are no dead ends. The 6.5-acre maze offers 2 miles of pathways, which twist and wind their way around, causing a lot of confusion (and fun!) for families. If you can make your way out, head over to the bouncy slide, the kids' hay-bale maze, animal barnyard zoo and the pumpkin ring toss game. Tractor tours are also offered.2017 Dates:
Sept. 30 to Oct. 31Hours:
Monday to Friday: 4 to 8 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.Admission:
$10 includes unlimited access to hayland, corn maze and hay rides.
Recommended Hotel: Courtyard Portland City Center
Southern Belle Farm Corn Maze
Located about 30 minutes outside of Atlanta in McDonough, Georgia, the Southern Belle Farm Corn Maze is a true treat for families visiting in the fall. Grab a flashlight and try it in the dark during the evenings, too. But be on the lookout for ghosts lurking in the corn around Halloween. Other fall fun for kids at Southern Belle includes the cow train ride, corn cannon, jumping pillow, tunnel slide, duck races, hayrides and more -- all of which are included with your general admission.2017 Dates:
Weekends Sept. 23 to Nov. 5Hours:
Friday: 4 to 9 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday: 1 to 6 p.m.Admission:
$14 for children 3 and up; Free for children under 2
Recommended Hotel: Loews Atlanta Hotel
Maryland Sunrise Farm Corn Maze
At the Maryland Sunrise Farm Corn Maze, located about 30 minutes from Baltimore, this year's theme is "Curious George," celebrating 75 years of the curious monkey. Families also enjoy one of the many other attractions at the farm, such as the daily magic show, kids' playhouse, pedal karts and more. Horse rides, a cow train and hay wagon rides are also available for additional fees.2017 Dates:
Sept. 23 to Oct. 29Hours:
Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sundays: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Admission:
$12 for adults; $6 for kids ages 3 to 12; children 2 and under are free.
Recommended Hotel: Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
Pumpkin Valley Farm Corn Maze
Wind your way through a 6-acre corn maze for kids in Southern Maine at the Pumpkin Valley Farm. Located about 30 minutes from Kennebunkportin Dayton, Maine, the family-friendly corn maze takes about an hour to complete, but an early exit is available for those with little ones. Pick up a Passport before entering the maze for even more fun. Passports have 10 questions with multiple-choice answers, which will help guide families to the finish line. Answer all the questions correctly and you'll find your way out in no time! Other fun activities include the farmyard area, where kids can feed the goats, cows and chickens; the cow train ride for kids 12 and under; the corn cannon target game (additional fee); and the giant jumping pillow. Pick up some homemade kettle corn before you leave!2017 Dates:
Sept. 23 to Oct. 29Hours:
Saturdays and Sundays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Admission:
$9 per person; children under age 2 are free.
Recommended Hotel: Hidden Pond