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Explore the Five Colleges area with your student.

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It’s the Great Pumpkin, Lord Jeff!

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Lord Jeff!

Each year, the Great Pumpkin rises out of the pumpkin patch that he thinks is the most sincere. He’s gotta pick this one. He’s got to. I don’t see how a pumpkin patch can be more sincere than this one. You can look around and there’s not a sign of hypocrisy. Nothing but sincerity as far as the eye can see.
Linus, It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, 1966

In the heart of the Berkshires, the autumn colors are starting to get richer with each passing day. With this evolution of nature’s color palette happening all around, we can’t help but be excited to visit orchards, corn mazes, and farm stands all over. Our must-see spots in the area include…

Mike’s Maze
23 South Main Street, Sunderland, MA
Mike’s offers a huge selection of pumpkins, the #1 corn maze in Massachusetts (complete with a potato launcher game), fresh apple cider, and donuts too!

Fletcher Farm
22 Gunn Road, Southampton, MA
Fourth generation Southhampton dairy farmers know a thing or two about growing pumpkins as well. Pick your own pumpkin right from the patch!

Sunset Farm
20 Brigham Lane, Amherst, MA
Check out all that Bill and Connie grow over at Sunset Farm and enjoy the experience of picking your own!

Atkins Farms
211 Bay Road, South Amherst, MA
You can choose your own pumpkins and even create a bodyguard made of hay to keep the monsters away! “Build A Scarecrow” workshops occur on the weekends. While you are at it, grab a famous Atkins cider donut.

McCray’s Farm
55 Alvord Street, South Hadley, MA
During the day, take a peaceful hayride out to choose the best pumpkin in the patch. Then come back any weekend night to go on a spooky hayride through the cornfield and forest – if you dare…

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