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Harvest season is here, which means corn mazes are ready for Boston’s best adventure-seekers. At these 10 a-maze-ing farms, you can get lost in acres upon acres of corn fields. Dare yourself to enter— and good luck finding your way out.
Corn mazes ranked by distance from Downtown Boston.
Where: Framingham, MA | 26.4 miles from Downtown
When: Open Sep. 3 | 9am-6pm, Mon-Sat | 9am-5:30pm, Sun
Info: Fantastical fall fun is waiting less than an hour outside of the city. At this Framingham treasure, you can spend the day picking pumpkins and making your way through their corn maze. When you get hungry, grab ice cream or a cider donut (or even a donut sundae!) at the Moo Bus onsite.
Where: Stow, MA | 27.4 miles from Downtown
When: Open Sep. 1 | Hours vary
Cost: $7.95-$11.75 (cash only)
Info: Honey Pot Hill Orchards features three mazes for adults and kids, along with farm animals and a hard cider tent on site. [Photo by @cdevers on Flickr]
Where: Ipswich, MA | 28.1 miles from Downtown
When: Open Sep. 9 | 10am-6pm, Sat-Sun
Info: A corn-filled conundrum lies just north of Boston—right in the fields of beautiful Ipswich. The Marini Farm Corn Maze tests your skills and problem-solving throughout their 8-acre maze. As you walk through the maze, you’ll have to fill out answers to a game sheet after solving problems at 18 strategically placed stations. There’s also a 1-acre maze for your little one and plenty of games (including corn hole!)
Where: Mansfield, MA | 33.3 miles from Downtown
When: Open Sep. 16 | 12-5pm, Sat-Sun
Info: Flint Farm’s Corn Maze has fun for the whole family. In this intricate maze, the pathways form the shape of a quaint farmhouse and mill. People of all ages will love wandering through the fields! You can also take a hayride for only $3.
Where: Plympton, MA | 42.8 miles from Downtown
When: Open Sep. 17 | 9am-6pm, Sat-Sun
Info: At Sauchuk’s, there’s almost too much to do. Get lost and found again in two corn mazes, mine for gemstones, jump on a hayride, and enjoy over 40 activities including skeeball tug-of-war, the cow train, and so much more. Also, stop by the pumpkin patch and pick out a few favorites—before long, they’ll transform into jack-o-lanterns!
Where: Sterling, MA | 50.7 miles from Downtown
When: Open Sep. 30 | 11:30am-7pm Sat, 11:30am-5pm Sun
Info: The Davis Mega Maze is more than just “Mega.” In fact, it might take you several hours to make your way through three miles of perplexing pathways. Adventure-seekers are sure to find surprises along the way, including games like “CORN-undrums,” slides, and “the Slingshots”; photo ops; and even a snack shack. But if you get lost, don’t fret— Maze Masters are there to be your trusty guides.
Where: Portsmouth, RI | 64.5 miles from Downtown
When: Open Sep. 1 | 10am-6pm, Fri-Sun
Cost: $8-10 (cash only)
Info: Get rid of pesky nightmares by stepping into a Field of Dreams. This year’s corn maze at Escobar Farm references the 1989 classic flick. Field of Dreams invites you to meander through 8 acres of corn, race your friends, and truly “go the distance.” Don’t forget to hop on the hayrides before you head home.
Where: East Longmeadow, MA | 87.5 miles from Downtown
When: Open Sep. 16 | 11am-6pm, Sat-Sun
Info: We’re off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz…Corn Maze. Yes, you heard us right. This year at The Apple Place, you can wander through corn fields modeled after Dorothy and the gang. Opening day is the 17th, so make sure to check out this fantastical experience. Plus, if you get lost, just click your heels three times!
Where: Charlemont, MA | 109.8 miles from Downtown
When: Open Sep. 2 | 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun
Info: Hicks Family Farm’s corn maze is open for the season, and once October hits, things get pretty spooky. The Haunted Corn Maze is open Friday and Saturday nights throughout October for anyone in need of a good scare. If you’ve got the guts for this eerie experience, go for it.
Mike’s Maze (pictured)
Where: Sunderland, MA | 116.2 miles from Downtown
When: Open Sep. 8 | 11am-5pm, Fri | 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun
Info: Mike’s Maze isn’t your average corn maze. Here, you can embark on an adventure through 8-acres of games, amusements, puzzles, and more. This elaborate labyrinth, referencing a movie set, includes interactive installations and fun film trivia. If you find your way out of the maze, make sure to grab lunch at their Corn Café or pick your own pumpkin in time for Halloween.