Local Farms Offer Fall Family Fun

Local family-owned farms in the Kokomo area provide a great country escape for families that need a break from a busy routine.  You can pick your own pumpkin, take an adventure through a corn maze, shop for crafts in a country store, and ride on a hay wagon!  There is definitely something for all ages at these great fall attractions!  Both farms are open October 1-30, 2010.

Old Sycamore Farm

Old Sycamore Farm – 6702 West 00 North South, Kokomo
Hours: Monday – Friday 12:00-6:30pm, Saturday 10:00am-6:30pm & Sunday 12:00-6:30pm

Farm activities include: U-pick pumpkin patch, petting zoo, pony rides, candle dipping, gold & gem stone panning, animal farm factory (stuff your own farm animal or teddy bear), wagon train, moon walk & slide, country store with primitive crafts, hay bale maze, duck races, hayrides, and playground.  Prices vary based on individual activities and are listed on their website.  Old Sycamore Haunted Barn is also open on Friday & Saturday nights only (more information will be posted soon!)

Barnyard Barrel Train at Guffey Acres

Guffey Acres Farm – 1603 North 400 West, Kokomo
Hours: Thursday 4-8pm, Friday 4-10pm & Saturday 10am-10pm
Admission: $8 per person (includes corn maze & all attractions)
Children 2 & under free

Farm activities include: 2 corn mazes (one more challenging than the other), barnyard barrel train, farm golf, tire mountain, hayrides, jumbo horse shoes, giant checkers, straw jump, tube slide, and U-pick pumpkins.  Families can enjoy concessions, visit with barnyard buddies (where kids can feed and pet the animals), and shop at Guffey’s Gifts gift shop in the Big Red Barn on the farm.  For more information, visit their website.

There are many great haunted houses and Halloween attractions throughout the Kokomo area.  Locations and hours for all will be posted soon!

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