Places to Visit a Stunning Sunflower Field Near Me

Sunflower Farms near me – there are some amazing sunflower fields and sunflower mazes across the country.  Perfect for a family day out or to snap some photos for your Instagram!  You can even pick the blooms at some farms and take them home.  Have a look at our post on the best places to visit Sunflower Fields near you.  We are working to cover each state – scroll down until you find yours.

 

Sunflower Farms in New Jersey

 

Johnson’s Corner Farm

133 Church Rd. Medford, New Jersey 08055

Johnson’s Corner Farm grow lots of different produce.  They also run family friendly tours and hay-rides – “on the Regular Summer Tour hay-riders will get to pick 2 crops from our summer selection.  All tours include a hayride, use of our picnic area, animal feeding and play time in the Animal Farm, coloring sheets and teacher information. There is also a restroom facility for group use.”  They also have a family activity area: “Our Discovery Barnyard & Animal Farm are fabulous places to bring your children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews for a hands-on farm experience! Visit the Animal Farm to feed the animals!”  Also, don’t miss the bakery and farmhouse café “We are well known for our Pies, Cider donuts and Chicken Pot Pies. Our Farm House Kitchen crew have created all kinds of delicious food for you to enjoy here, take home for dinner or your next Party.”

Johnson’s have been growing sunflowers for many years. “This year we have decided to share our love for this beautiful flower in a different way.

Our plan is to have 4 Sunflower strolls. We estimate the first stroll to start in late June” – Keep an eye on their webpage for updates.

 

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Johnson’s Corner Farm

Dalton Farm

660 Oak Grove Rd, Swedesboro, NJ 08085

Dalton Farms is a “99 acre family owned and run farm conveniently located in southern New Jersey just off 322, and in close proximity to (3.7 Miles), and Delaware Memorial Bridge (12 Miles). With family ties to the farm extending back to 1790, the Dalton family is proud to continue this tradition now under the ownership of Keith, Ann, and Connor.

Owning the farm has been a dream for Keith since he was ten years old. Now, Dalton Farms has become a place of adventure with a beautiful 6 acre lake and 10 thriving beehives. Along with his good friend, Chris Viereck of Random Acts of Farmage Agritainment, Dalton Farms decided to take a leap of faith, much like Keith’s grandfather, and planted 1.2 million sunflowers of all varieties and the 1st Annual Dalton Farms Sunflower Festival was born in 2019.”

 

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Dalton Farm

Eastmont Orchards

Alstede Farms

1 Alstede Farms Ln, Chester, NJ 07930

Alstede Farms “is an ever-changing invitation to enjoy the best earth has to offer.  Each season brings new fun for your family and new flavors to your table.  And that’s why every visit to Alstede Farms is a discovery.  We wish to make all of your visits to Alstede Farms memorable. Whether you stop in for a fresh, juicy peach, visit our friendly farm animals with your grandchildren, or simply seek quiet solace and escape from the rat race by visiting our farm; we are dedicated to operating a family farm that contributes to your quality of life. Stop in and experience the warmth that our family brings to Alstede Farms.

Alstede Farms have a sunflower trail.  Traverse our Blooming Giants Sunflower Trail to see these giant beauties up close while capturing the perfect photo as a keepsake.  Visiting the majestic sunflower trail is included with your pick your own admission. Spend the day in the country picking in our fields and orchards learning about how food is grown.  Enjoy abundant panoramic photo opportunities along our scenic tractor drawn wagon rides.  The sunflower trail is open every day in season, typically July through October. Subject to change as crops are weather dependent.”  The Blooming Giants Sunflower Trail – Included with Pick Your Own Admission – Opening Mid July.

 

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Alstede Farm, NJ

 

Happy Day Farm

106 Iron Ore Rd, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726

Happy Day Farm is run by Farmer Tim.  “In 2012, Tim took his love and passion for family and farming and purchased an abandoned 70-acre farm in Manalapan, New Jersey which officially launched Happy Day Farm. Tim utilized the portion of land to plant pumpkins and hold Fall Harvest activities including a corn maze, zoo, horse shaped swings, pedal carts and more.

In 2016, Tim purchased an additional 60 acres adjacent to the farm, making Happy Day Farm a total of 130 acres. The farm has now expanded to include u-pick blueberries, raspberries, sunflowers, lavender and zinnias and much more!”

Sunflower picking is available from the middle of July until the middle of August (see their website for exact dates).  Fresh squeezed lemonade and shaved ices available to purchase  They recommend bringing your own cutting shears and a bucket of water to transport your sunflowers home.  The farm is cash only.

 

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Happy Day Farm

​Wards Farm

120 Bassett Rd, Mannington Township, NJ 08079

Established in 2012, Ward’s Farm is a “cut flower farm that specializes in sunflowers and dahlias.  We have several varieties of both and have many other flowers as well. We continue to add more varieties and different flowers each year. Other examples of flowers that we grow are stargazer lilies, gladiolus, zinnias and cosmos.

In 2019, we officially opened to the public for events.  Our most popular events are our ‘Pick Your Own’ sunflowers.”

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​Wards Farm

Holland Ridge Farms – U-Pick Sunflowers

86 Rues Rd, Cream Ridge, NJ 08514

Holland Ridge Farms is a “pristine flower farm, bursting with millions of rainbow blooms including our famous tulips. The good news is, you don’t have to travel to the Netherlands to experience it – we’re right here in Cream Ridge, NJ! We currently host two pick your own flower seasons – u-pick tulips in the spring and u-pick sunflowers in the fall. Read on to see why we are one of the top spots to visit on the East Coast.

The Holland Ridge Farms u-pick sunflower season is a celebration of one of the most popular flowers in the world. We also plant thousands of other cut flowers including gladiolas, lilies, dahlias and more! Rows and rows of colorful flowers as far as the eye can see, all available to pick at just $1 per stem! We provide plastic buckets for you to carry your stems. Our flower fields also make the perfect backdrop for all types of photography. Plus, with over 60 acres of flowers, our u-pick is also the largest on the East Coast!”

 

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Princeton Lavender Grow Sunflowers too!

3741 Lawrenceville Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540

Princeton Lavender “is an ideal spot to have a picnic, party or event at a table right in front of farm animals. Hand feed the animals and then enter the pasture with them. You might be surprised at how pleasant the experience can be.  We have refreshing lavender treats: Cold Brew Lavender Coffee, Lavender Lemonade, and our Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream with Candied Lavender Flower.

The Farm also grows Sunflowers and Zinnias.”

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Princeton Lavender grow Sunflowers too

 

R and J Farm Cornmaze and Hayride

723 W Herschel St, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215

Experience family fun at R and J Farm!  “We are a family owned farm located in Galloway Township in Atlantic County, NJ.  R and J Farm strives to provide a fun, family outdoor experience.  We are a great place to hold that birthday party or company outing.  Can you find your way through our corn maze and find all the clues hidden along the way.  Take the hayride to the pumpkin patch to grab your perfect little pumpkin.
The whole back field will be planted with sunflowers! Can you imagine how pretty that will look! We will be planting them over a course of 7-10 days so that we can have them looking good for at least 3 weeks! We are hoping to begin Labor Day weekend but will have the date announced in August as we see them growing. Who is looking for a stroll through the sunflowers this year!!!!!”
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R and J Sunflower Field

Sunflower Farms in Connecticut

Scott’s Yankee Farmer

436 Boston Post Rd, East Lyme, CT 06333

For over a century the Scott family has owned and operated Scott’s Yankee Farmer. “Farming on over 100 acres of land we are currently located on Boston Post road in East Lyme, CT. While visiting our farm can meet the owners Tom and Karen Scott along with their youngest son and daughter Colin Scott and Allison Schmidt.

Tom and Karen have four children and six grandchildren. The family has made many improvements over the years! A greenhouse has been added to sell plants in the spring and pumpkins in the fall. A cider mill has also been installed, complete with glass windows so the public can watch the cider be pressed from apples grown in our orchard. We can’t forget about the donut room! If you visit our farm from June through December this is where our apple cinnamon donuts are made. People from all over come for our donuts, but that’s not all there is! Tom and Karen have put many years in to growing a wide variety of fruits and vegetables for both Pick-Your-Own and the store.”  Pick your own products include:

  • STRAWBERRIES
  • BLUEBERRIES
  • CUT FLOWERS
  • PEACHES
  • NECTARINES
  • APPLES
  • PUMPKINS
  • SUNFLOWERS
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Scott’s Yankee Farmer

 

Lyman Orchards Farm Store

32 Reeds Gap Rd, Middlefield, CT 06455

Lyman Orchards really is a big deal! From a modest working farm to the huge family attraction it is today, it has much to offer families.

“In their wildest dreams, colonial farmer John Lyman and his wife, Hope, could not have envisioned the complex and diverse enterprise that would evolve from their purchase in 1741 of a 37-acre parcel of land in what is now Middlefield. Now covering more than 1,100 acres of scenic farmland, Lyman Orchards is one of the most popular family attractions in New England.

350,000 blooming Sunflowers are crafted into a unique design to create a sunflower maze. $1 from every admission supports the Connecticut Children’s Pediatric Care Unit.  We want people to reach for the stars in their lives.

Lyman Orchards’ Sunflower Maze, is Connecticut’s only Sunflower Maze.

Fun facts about the Lyman Orchards sunflower maze:

• More than 350,000 red and yellow sunflowers make up this year’s maze.

• The maze is approximately 3 acres in size

• The average time to make it through the maze is about 30 minutes”

 

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Lymans Orchards

 

Raspberry Knoll Farm

163 N Windham Rd, North Windham, CT 06256

Northeastern Connecticut’s “Premier Pick-Your-Own Berries, Herbs, Veggies, Flowers + more!  Raspberry Knoll Farm LLC is a family run farm, owned by Mary and Pete Concklin, nestled on 65 acres in North Windham, in beautiful rural northeast Connecticut.

Want a single stem, small bouquet or large bouquet? Our Flower Field offers beautiful colorful flowers for cutting. Price is by the pound.

Are you planning a wedding or special event this summer and need flowers? We offer a wide array of colorful annuals and perennials. You cut-your-own or we will cut them for you. You make your own bouquets or we can make them for you. Price is by the pound. Additional cost for us to cut and /or to make the bouquets. For special occasions where you would like flowers on days we are closed, the flower field will be open by appointment. We also open early by appointment for cutting flowers for special events to ensure flowers are at their peak condition. Call us at 860-786-7486 or email us at info@raspberryknoll.com.

We also have dried flowers for beautiful long lasting bouquets.

Our flower field will have the following annual flowers:

Ammobium, Aster, Bachelor button, Bells of Ireland, Calendula, Campanula, Celosia, Clary Sage, Cosmos, Craspedia, Dahlia, Dianthus, Didiscus, Digitalis, Eucalyptus, Gladiolus, Gomphrena, Liatris, Lisianthus, Monarda, Phlox, Queen Annes lace, Rudbeckia, Salvia, Scabiosa, Snapdragons, Statice, Strawflowers, Sunflowers, and  Zinnias.

Perennials include Russian Sage, Bee Balm, and more.”

 

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Raspberry Knoll Farm

 

Buttonwood Farm

473 Shetucket Turnpike, Griswold, CT 06351

Buttonwood Farm “began as a dairy farm in 1975, using an old sawmill to mill lumber from timber grown on our land. Since that time, the farm has been used to produce feed for cattle and milk for the wholesale market, as well as merchandising cattle.

As our family has grown, the farm has become more diverse. A new sawmill has replaced the old one, we began growing hay and silage for sale, and began raising and marketing dairy and beef cattle.

October 1997 marked a new chapter in our farm history. We felled trees for logs, milled logs for lumber, and less than a year later, the new Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream stand was built.

With our history of making things from scratch, it seemed only natural that our ice cream would follow suit. We researched old recipes, purchased equipment, and began with only premium ingredients. Through practice, we have learned to make the best ice cream available anywhere.”

Each year we plant over 14 acres of sunflowers and harvest approximately 300,000 blooms for your viewing pleasure and to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut, a non-profit organization dedicated to granting wishes to children with critical illnesses.

Sunflowers are available while supplies last.  We offer cut your sunflowers with a $2 per flower donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut.  100% of proceeds of our sunflower sales are given directly to Make-A-Wish, as well as proceeds from our t-shirt sales, which feature a unique sunflower design each season.

Over the past 14 seasons growing sunflowers we have been able to donate over one million dollars to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, thanks to the generosity of our visitors.”

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Buttonwood Farm

 

Jones Family Farms

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd, Shelton, CT 06484

Jones Family Farms – “nestled in the White Hills of Shelton, with its 19th century dairy barn and homestead farmhouse, impresses the visitor as a peaceful and relaxed living environment. The beautiful countryside with its orderly rows of Christmas trees, neat stonewalls, and well-maintained fields are the result of efforts by seven generations of Jones family farmers.

The farmers of the 400-acre working farm invite families to visit and harvest seasonal crops. Presently under cultivation are 200 acres of Christmas trees, 15 acres of strawberries, 15 acres of blueberries, and 25 acres of pumpkins, gourds and squash. The Jones farmers harvest these crops from three different farm locations known as the Homestead Farm, the Valley Farm, and Pumpkinseed Hill. The farm also manages 50 acres of hay land and 50 acres of woodlots. Over ten acres of grapes are in production for the farm’s winery.”

You will find sunflowers at Pumpkinseed Hill Farm or Homestead Farm.

 

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Jones Family Farms

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Sunflower Fields in North Carolina

Millstone Creek Orchards

506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur, North Carolina 27316

At Millstone Creek Orchards, in addition to the Pick-Your- Own, they offer a whole host of family orientated events throughout the year.

“Sunflowers & Zinnias (July & August)

What a beauty! Our gardens are filled with zinnias and sunflowers of all shapes and sizes…short, tall, big, small, red, golden, yellow…you name it, we have it. U-pick flowers are an experience that the whole family will love and they look great on your kitchen table, too. “

 

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Millstone Creek Orchards

Jeter Mountain Farm Orchard

1126-A Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739

With a rich history in the art of growing fruit, Jeter Mountain Farm offers apple picking from August to October.

“Jeter Mountain Farm is settled on 411 acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains and has been an active farm in Henderson County since 1813. When you visit our farm, we hope laughter will fill your wagon ride out to our u-pick orchards, and that your family will be delighted to fill your baskets with the berries, peaches, pumpkins, grapes and 23 varieties of apples that we grow.

Take a special wagon ride out to our new Sunflower Field for a floral experience you won’t soon forget! Our 10 different varieties of flowers span anywhere from 4-9 feet in height. from Snap a picture in front of the impressive expanse of flowers, or even cut a few stems so you can take some of the beauty home with you! Who said farms couldn’t be beautiful? “

 

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Jeter Mountain Farm

 

Carrigan Farms

1261 Oak Ridge Farm Hwy, Mooresville, NC 28115

Five generations of farmers have been working the land at Carrigan Farms and today, they provide some of the best apple picking in North Carolina! With a beautiful private quarry on site, Carrigan Farms also serves as a refreshing and super fun swimming hole, and a stunning, rural wedding venue.

“We’ve been farming this piece of dirt for over 100 years; our roots run deep. From asparagus to zucchini and everything in between, we are just a BIG garden. While, California grows more fresh produce than any other state in the country, we are 3,000 miles fresher and more flavorful. You can taste the difference”

“Sunflower Do-It-Yourself photoshoots are now available at the Carrigan Farms Sunflower patch!

Each photo session lasts an hour and includes three pick-your-own sunflowers per person to take home. Reservations can me made using the button above.

 

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Carrigan Farms

McAdams Farm

1100 Efland – Cedar Grove Rd, Efland, NC 27243

At McAdams Farm, with a “rich tradition of farming, the fourth and fifth generations to work the land are still going strong in Efland, North Carolina. Howard Jr. occupies his time with the strawberries and fresh vegetables, preparing the land and tending to these crops. His wife Karen is a retired agricultural extension agent for Orange County. She now helps on the farm with the beef cattle and vegetables. Daughters Callie and Elizabeth both help out on the farm when they are home, carrying on the legacy of farming that is over 130 years strong. The farm also relies on a terrific team of year round and seasonal employees who help plant, care for, harvest, and sell the crops we grow.

We raise a wide range of spring, summer, and fall vegetable and fruit crops that are sold at the farm stand and at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market. We also raise Angus cattle and Katahdin sheep. Check out the pictures of what we grow to see more on this!

One constant is that we like to try new varieties to find the most flavorful vegetables and fruits, and longest lasting cut flowers. The taste and reliability of our wide selection of vegetables and fruits, and the color and beauty of our flowers are important to us. We make our farming decisions based on an intention to continue farming for many years to come.”

In the spring, there are snapdragons, larkspur, delphiniums, dianthus, and more. The bouquets during this time of year are extra long-lasting and come in around the same time as our strawberries and cool season vegetables.

In the warmer months, the flowers are warm and vibrant colors. We have a multitude of sunflowers; the most showy is the heirloom variety we call “Granddaddy Jones.” It was grown by Karen’s grandfather, Wesley Jones, in Pinnacle, NC. The hot days also mean every color of zinnia from red to green to purple is in bloom. Celosia, yarrow, and ageratum are just a few of the smaller bits of color we add to our bouquets.

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McAdams Farm

 

 

Page Farms

6100 Mt Herman Rd, Raleigh, NC 27617

Come on out to the Page Farms and “experience what a real working farm is all about.  Learn about the land, the people, and the crops that we grow right here in the heart of North Carolina.  We are located right in the center of the Raleigh-Durham area in the midst of an ever growing city.

Join us in the Spring for Strawberry picking, Summer for Blackberry picking, and in the Fall for Pumpkin picking and the Corn Maze.  We are conveniently located in Raleigh, North Carolina n​ear Durham, Chapel Hill, and Wake Forest.

Enjoy the Spring, Summer, and Fall as you pick your own Strawberries, Blackberries, or Pumpkins and soak up the fresh air.

We hope to see you and your family here at the farm soon!”

Ready cut sunflowers are usually available at Page Farms.

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Sunflowers Page Farms

 

McLaurin Farms

5601 N Church St Suite 1, Greensboro, NC 27455

At McLaurin Farms, “we believe in the experience a real farm atmosphere adds to your life. It takes you back to a simpler time. We’ve created (and continue to create) family experiences that you won’t find anywhere else. Kids get to be kids in a safe environment, and families get opportunities to take priceless photos like we all used to do around holidays and yearly gatherings. Unbounded play and exploration is something we miss when we live in urban areas, so our goal at McLaurin Farms is to take you back to a relaxed pace, a happy time, a few hours where you can leave the noise of life behind you and just be a family.

We made a decision in 1991 to turn the farm that’s been in our family for generations into a place for others. We don’t grow cattle or vegetables any longer; we grow memories and magic—both in short supply these days. Enjoy your time here, come back often, and let us know if there’s anything you’d like to see us create to add to the experience!

Sunflowers are the happiest, most joyful flowers we know, so we’ve decided to create a fun festival featuring this summer photo-worthy flower. And children love them! Families come out for the perfect sunny photos around the farm in various photo setups featuring rows of sunflowers. Your family can have their photographer create a memory-filled, professional photo session for you to enjoy for years to come.** There is also plenty of other fun for everyone during this festival. Dress up in your summer clothes with floppy hats and enjoy!”

 

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McLaurin Farm

 

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