As cool, crisp nights begin to make outdoor excursions more bearable, fall-themed activities for families seem to pop up all over the Philadelphia area. Philly families can choose traditional favorites such as picking apples, searching for the perfect gourd in the pumpkin patch, or enjoying the fall colors. But have you ever considered exploring a corn maze?
The corn maze is a Pennsylvania tradition—quite literally. The first corn maze as we know it today was built in our state in 1993. Almost 30 years later, the Keystone State boasts some truly impressive mazes. The largest occupies 25 acres, and many of them feature special themes, games, and activities. The sheer variety of these mazes offers something for kids of all ages, and some farms even offer nighttime hours, where kids can work their way through a darkened maze with flashlights. Some mazes even offer thrills and chills for the truly adventurous. All told, there is something for everyone.