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Pumpkin Patches You Need To Visit This Fall Near Sudbury

Pumpkin Patches You Need To Visit With Your Family


What better way to have fun than gathering your family and heading over to a pumpkin patch this fall? We can’t say there are too many! Experience the bright colours of fall in the leaves and pumpkins around, take in the smell of freshly baked pumpkin pie, carve out a scary or funny face on a pumpkin, or even get lost in a corn maze! Northwestern Ontario has the perfect selection of pumpkin patches for you and your family to visit.

1. Gammondale Pumpkinfest

The Gammondale Pumpkinfest has been operating for over 27 years and is fully operating this fall season, rain or shine! Besides the traditional activities such as pumpkin picking, the Gammondale Pumpkinfest has numerous activities available that you can’t find anywhere else! Experience Canada’s largest pumpkin catapult or navigate your way through an entire forest maze!

2. Mockingbird Hill Farms

For more of the classic fall experience, visit Mockingbird Hill Farms and pick out your perfect pumpkin for carving and creating indulgent desserts. You can also experience both a more family friendly corn maze or if you are up for the scare, their haunted maze!

3. Wagonwheel Ranch

The Wagonwheel Ranch in the greater Sudbury area has been home to pumpkin picking as well as their own fall festival. Select your own pumpkin from the already picked selection or head out to the fields to pick out your own perfect pumpkin of choice! The fall festival at Wagonwheel Ranch also offers petting zoos, hay rides and more! Timed activity packages are planned to be available this fall, so be sure to visit their website for the latest updates.

Family fun time is always a treat in the fall, why not make it a full weekend to enjoy? The Quality Inn Sudbury is always here to provide comfortable and convenient accommodations when you need them. Call us today to book a room at 705.675.1273.

5 Sudbury Day Trips You Need To Take

5 Sudbury Day Trips

Sudbury is a city chock-full of amazing adventures to take with your loved ones. You’ll find amazing things to explore just half an hour outside of the city. Here are some of the most exciting day trips you can take in Sudbury, when travel permits:

A.Y Jackson Trails at Onaping Falls

30 minutes from Sudbury

 You have to admit: waterfalls are pretty cool. Check out one of the coolest waterfalls in Canada at Onaping High Falls. You can hike through trails that lead to the waterfall that drops nearly 150 feet into the Sudbury Basin!

 Northern Ontario Railroad and Heritage Centre (NORMHC)

30 minutes from Sudbury

 Experience what it was like to live in Capreol years ago at NORMHC. Explore exhibits and artifacts in the museum and heritage centre, and take your kids to see Thomas the Tank Engine chug by on the model track!

 Wagonwheel Ranch

20 minutes from Sudbury

 Wagon Ranch is one of the best outdoor destinations outside of Sudbury. Spend the whole day horsing around—literally! With horseback riding, petting farms, and more, you’re sure to never be bored.

Dinosaur Valley Mini Golf and Josephine’s Vegetables

20 minutes from Sudbury

Play mini golf amongst giant dinosaurs and dragons in Sudbury’s coolest mini golf experience ever. Plus, visit Josephine’s Vegetables, a herbicide-free farm where you can purchase all your favourite veggies.

 Laurentian Conservation Area and Trails

15 minutes from Sudbury

This destination is only a few minutes away from downtown, but feels like a whole new world. Spend the day exploring trails, lakes, wetlands, ponds, and even bird watching. You’re sure to see an amazing view of Sudbury from the Canadian flag pole!

After your amazing day trip, you’re going to want to return to a comfortable accommodation. For all of your Sudbury travels, make Quality Inn Sudbury your place of accommodation! Call us today to book a room: 705.675.1273.