The best thing about living in upstate New York is all the diverse and fun activities we can do so close to home! We all know that October is the season for PUMPKINS! There is so much you can do with a pumpkin, such as eating it, painting it and our favorite, carving it! There are so many designs you can carve from pretty to scary and simple to extravagant.
If you live in one of the numerous conveniently located luxury properties, we have put together this list of all the greatest pumpkin patches around where you live. You can go select your perfect pumpkin and once you’re done, share it with us!
Schuyler Farms – Located in Schuylerville NY, Schuyler Farms is a short ride from Saratoga Springs. Among a fully stocked pumpkin patch, you can also enjoy a corn maze, feeding farm animals, games, and gift shop. There are a lot of fun things to do after you find your prefect pumpkin in the pumpkin patch.
Liberty Ridge Farm – Located in Schaghticoke, NY, Liberty Ridge Farm has been a destination for a weekend getaway, weddings and more. During the Fall Festival attractions, you can visit the U-Pick pumpkin patch and find your perfect carving pumpkin. After, enjoy activities like the jumbo jumping pillows, corn cob express, pedal carts, pig racing and so much more!
Bowman Orchards – Located in Rexford, NY, Bowman Orchards is only about a 30-minute drive from Troy or Saratoga Springs, NY! Not only can you find the perfect pumpkin in their pumpkin patch, but you can also enjoy a day of farm animals, hayrides, and even apple picking.
Ellms Family Farm – All aboard the Pumpkin Express! Located in Ballston Spa, NY, this farm family adventure is just 10 short minutes from Saratoga Springs, NY. After your afternoon of mazes, races and ropes courses, jump back on the Pumpkin Express so it can drop you off to enjoy an apple cider donut!
Engelke Farm – Just a short 8-minute drive from Albany, Engelke Farm will be your pumpkin picking destination this fall. Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch, get lost in the corn maze, feed the animals and grab yourself some homemade apple cider donuts. While you’re there, pick up some farm fresh fruits and vegetables for dinner!
Indian Ladder Farms – Located in Altamont, NY, Indian Ladder Farms has been a local favorite for a long time. About 30 minutes outside Troy, NY, Indian Ladder Farms offers guests multiple pumpkin picking patches around the farm. You can also stop in the Yellow Rock Café or in their Biergarten for farm to glass tastings of ciders and beer. Make a day of it and enjoy the farms nature trails, farmland, and educational programming.
This fall make sure to do it all because we know winter is right around the corner. At Saratoga & Troy Apartment Living, we want all our tenants to love where they live. So, go out and pick the best pumpkin in town. We can’t wait to see them!
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