You'll have no trouble finding fall family fun in Racine County. Apple orchards, hayrides, pumpkin farms and farm animals are among our many seasonal destinations. Enjoy exploring!



Apple Holler Farm

5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Sturtevant

(262) 884-7100

Pick your own apples, pears and pumpkins on a 78-acre farm. Petting zoo, mini-train ride, hayrides and pony rides. Ranked 6th Best Apple Orchard in USA Today Reader's Choice survey. Orchard open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Farm park open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.


Brighton Wood Orchard

1072 88th Ave., rural Burlington.

Orchard: (262) 878-3000. Winery: (262) 878-5343

Fresh picked apples. AeppelTreow Winery & Distillery (adjacent) has hard ciders, whiskies, brandies. Tasting room.  Open daily.


Old Homestead Orchard

7814 Raynor Ave., Caledonia

(262) 895-6747

Pick your own apples. Raw honey, cider, jams, sauces and jellies. Open 12 to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.


Farms and animals

Borzynski’s Farm & Floral Market

11600 Washington Ave., Mount Pleasant

(262) 886-2235

Weekend hayrides, pumpkin picking, kids play area, petting zoo and 8-acre corn maze. Corn maze open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through 10/31. Market open daily.


Bear Den Zoo and Petting Farm

6831 Big Bend Rd. (Hwy 164), Waterford

(262) 895-6430

Pick a pumpkin from the patch, meet friendly animals and go on a hayride. Open Friday, 11 a.m.
 to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Green Meadows Petting Farm

33603 High Dr. (Hwy 20), Waterford

(262) 534-2891

Farm experience with pumpkins, petting zoo, pony rides and hayrides. Open Tuesday through Sunday


Pumpkins & More

Land of the Giants Pumpkin Farm

11823 Durand Ave., Sturtevant

(262) 886-6690

Pumpkins, 8-acre corn maze, goats, alpacas and donkeys, barrel train rides, kids play area. Open daily from 10 a.m. until dark.


Swan’s Pumpkin Farm

5930 Hwy H, Caledonia

(262) 835-4885

Pumpkins, petting zoo, spook house, corn maze, hayrides, pedal tractors, apple cider donuts, pumpkin pie and other treats. Open daily 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Spooky fun

Abandoned Haunted House Complex

2825 S. East Frontage Road, Mount Pleasant


Two haunted houses, haunted cornfield, interactive paintball. Open 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Sunday.


Walking Ghost Tour of Downtown Racine

Guided tour of historical, haunted places. Children age 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Divino Gelato, 245 Main St. 6:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. 30, Oct. 1,  14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29.

$25 in advance; $30 at the door. Advance tickets online or at Volunteer Center of Racine, 6216 Washington Ave.