Fall is here! If you’re as excited as us, then you know what that means: Pumpkin Season! All around the country, pumpkin farms are beginning to open their doors to the public for the Fall season. Visitors are eager to have their first pick of the pumpkin crop. Children rush to the hayrides and enjoy a hot cup of apple cider. Whether you prefer to carve it for your front porch or you love to harvest the pumpkin seeds to roast, these are the perfect places for you and your family.
Check out these must-visit farms in Chicago’s suburbs…
Didier Farms Pumpkinfest (6678 Aptakisic Road, Lincolnshire) has opened it’s doors this past weekend. Admission is free, however they do have fees for their fun activities (hayrides, petting zoo, carnival rides) and their fall treats (homemade fudge, apple cider, candy apples). Take your kids to enjoy a beautiful day filled with pumpkins and corn mazes! Didier Farms will be open from 9AM-6PM daily. Be sure to take pictures!
Goebbert’s Fall Harvest Market (40 W. Higgins Road, South Barrington) is another fun venue for families. You’ll be amazed by their wide variety of pumpkins ranging in different shapes, sizes and even colors. Just like Didier Farm, Gobbert will be offering a variety of activities for its guests as well as delicious snacks to munch on. Did someone mention Apple Cider Donuts? While there, don’t forget to pick out the largest pumpkin you can find!
Royal Oak Farm Orchard (15908 Hebron Road, Harvard) includes a myriad of activities. In addition to choosing your pumpkin, you can also participate in “Amaze ‘N Apples” where you can walk through their apple orchard maze and pick fresh apples! Royal Oak is open until October 31st, so if you need some last minute Halloween decorations (or your cider donuts have disappeared), run on over before they close!
What we can do to help you…
No need to carry around dollar bills and loose change, which you may lose in the hay ride or pumpkin patch. A prepaid debit card will act as your cash, so you may spend as much or as little as you wish. Plus if you’re teens want to go with their friends, you can set an appropriate spending limit.
If you ‘d prefer to keep money on you at all time, then we have the perfect option for you! With our check cashing services you can cash your check in quickly and be on your way to the fun.