Pumpkin Farms and Fall Family Fun around Greater Binghamton

Visit local farms offering hayrides, apple and pumpkin picking, corn mazes, & cider tastings!

By Kate Fletcher, Macaroni KID Binghamton Publisher September 24, 2023

Fall is a beautiful time of year around Binghamton, NY, and there are many fun activities to enjoy with your family. One of the most popular ways to experience the fall season is to visit a local pumpkin farm. Our local farms offer a variety of activities for all ages, including hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin picking, and cider tastings. Below we've listed some fun destinations, categorized by driving distance from Binghamton, to check out with your family this fall! Scroll down below the list to see the map of them all.

Fun Fall Destinations Less Than 30 Minutes from Binghamton

Apple Hills in Binghamton, NY is a family farm where visitors can pick apples, take a hayride, navigate a corn maze, pet the farm animals, and more. Apple Hills also has a cafe that serves breakfast and lunch, as well as a market where visitors can purchase fresh produce, baked goods, and other local products. Farm activities are only available on the weekends and apple picking hours vary, so you'll want to call or check their Facebook page before visiting. For an idea of what to expect, here's a quick reel of our September visit to Apple Hills.
Apple Hills
131 Brooks Rd, Binghamton, NY 13905

Binghamton Pumpkin Farm in Binghamton, NY is a roadside farm that offers affordable pumpkins and other seasonal produce and products. The store is typically open Monday through Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 10am-4pm in September and October, but you'll want to call or check their Facebook page for updates.
Binghamton Pumpkin Farm
381 Pierce Creek Rd, Binghamton, NY 13903

The Cider Mill in Endicott, NY is open 7 days a week offering fresh-made doughnuts, cider, NYS apples, pumpkins, and other seasonal products. The cider being sold fresh each day is always available to sample because different apples are ripening and being pressed throughout the season. If you visit on Saturdays and Sundays, you'll get to watch the apples getting pressed on site. For an idea of what to expect, here's a quick reel from our weekday visit to The Cider Mill.
The Cider Mill
2 Nanticoke Ave, Endicott, NY 13760

Jackson's Farm in Endicott, NY offers pumpkins and seasonal products in their shop daily 10am-6pm. They have a number of pumpkin people, decorated haybales, and play areas for young kids to enjoy. If you visit on the weekends, you can also experience a number of activities including corn cannon, mini zips, slingshot, farm slide, haunted barn, baseball fast pitch, farm bounce, pumpkin pounder, zombie paintball, jack-be-littles, monster zips obstacle course, pumpkin train, straw crawl, tire-rific tree house, gemstone mine, hayride, swings 'n' things, face painting, and pumpkin pick 'n' paint.

Jackson's Farm
6425 NY-17C, Endicott, NY 13760

Russell Farms in Brackney, PA is open Monday - Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am-6pm with u-pick apples and a variety of fresh produce and baked goods. On weekends, visitors can experience the corn maze, hayrides, and yard activities.
Russell Farms
1488 Hawleyton Rd, Brackney, PA 18812

Twin Valley Farms in Chenango Forks, NY is the only u-pick pumpkin patch near Binghamton. It opened for its first season in 2023.
Twin Valley Farms
295 NY-12, Chenango Forks, NY 13746

Fun Fall Destinations 30-45 Minutes from Binghamton

Frog Pond Farms in Bainbridge, NY is a farmers market open daily where you can visit the farm animals including goats, ducks, chickens, cows, pigs, turkeys, and more.
Frog Pond Farms
2001 NY-7, Bainbridge, NY 13733

Iron Kettle Farm in Candor, NY has a huge display of pumpkin people, decorated haybales, and plenty of other fun props for photo opportunities. Daily activities include hayrides, pumpkin express train, play yard, corn maze, castle tunnel, tire mountain, barnyard ball, spook barn, pumpkin sling shot, fun barn, and a farm obstacle course.
Iron Kettle Farm
707 Owego Rd, Candor, NY 13743

Peila View Farm in Oxford, NY offers weekend activities including two corn mazes, peddle carts, u-pick pumpkins, petting zoo, jump pillows, and more.
Peila View Farm
144 Kilroy Rd, Oxford, NY 13830

Stoughton Farm in Newark Valley, NY offers pumpkins and a variety of produce daily. From Tuesday-Sunday, the 8-acre corn maze opens at 9am. On weekends, visitors can enjoy hay rides, cow train rides, pumpkin blaster, corn cannon, jumping pillow, 'friendly fire', and a Nerf battleground. Free attractions include 9ft tall tube slides, play sand pile, corn box, tug-of-war, human sized spider web, tic-tac-toe, duck race, and roller bowler.
Stoughton Farm
10898 NY-38, Newark Valley, NY 13811

Fun Fall Destinations 45-60 Minutes from Binghamton

Beak and Skiff Apple Orchards
2708 Lords Hill Rd, Lafayette, NY 13084

Bradley Farms
1543 Maple Ave, Elmira, NY 14904

Brown Hill Farms
405 W Avery Station Rd, Tunkhannock, PA 18657

Huizinga Farmstead
463 Ithaca Rd, Willseyville, NY 13864

Lakeland Orchard and Cidery
1649 Lakeland Dr, Scott Township, PA 18433

Roba Family Farms
200 Cranston Ave, North Abington Township, PA 18414

Trinity Valley
2847 NY-13, Cortland, NY 13045

Fun Fall Destinations 60-90 Minutes from Binghamton

Abbott Farms
3275 Cold Springs Rd, Baldwinsville, NY 13027

Cayuga Sunrise Farm
9737 NY-96, Trumansburg, NY 14886

Clapper's Maple Ridge Ranch
184 Lower Reservoir Rd, Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 343-3527

Creekside Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
463 Pegg Rd, Morris, NY 13808

Critz Farms
3232 Rippleton Rd, Cazenovia, NY 13035

Grisamore Farms
749 Cowan Rd, Locke, NY 13092

Indian Creek Farm
1408 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

Our Farm
1590 Peth Rd, Manlius, NY 13104

Penny's Country Farm
1540 Gray Rd #4100, Union Springs, NY 13160

Moore Family Farm
570 Auburn Rd, Groton, NY 13073

The Pumpkin Hollow
3735 W Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13215

Smithome Farms
2844 NY-352, Elmira, NY 14903

Springside Farm
1850 NY-91, Fabius, NY 13063

Tim's Pumpkin Patch
2901 Rose Hill Rd, Marietta, NY 13110

Whistle Pig Pumpkin Patch
3369 PA-29, Noxen, PA 18636

Map of Family Fun Fall Destinations Within a 90 Minute Drive of Binghamton

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