It’s every Texan’s favorite time of year again, y’all! Autumnal leaves, pumpkin spice, campfires, starry nights, all the quintessential fall things. Temperatures have finally dropped in the 80-degree range, so you can start to plan your perfect family trip to the pumpkin patch!
Finding the best Texas pumpkin patches is a treat for the entire family, especially those that include everyone’s favorite fall activities. No, we’re not talking about your ordinary church parking lot patch.
We’re talking about the Texas pumpkin patches with farm animals, corn mazes, scarecrow stuffing, games, live music, rides, and the perfect fall festival-like atmosphere.
So, keep reading to learn our pick for the best Texas pumpkin patch. Bonus points, it’s just a short drive from your favorite lake cabin rentals in Texas, Willow Point Resort!
Sweet Berry Farm
No, this famous Texas farm isn’t just for strawberry picking. During fall, Sweet Berry transforms itself into a fantastic harvest festival!
Visitors will find there’s much more than your typical jack-o-lantern hunting.
Kids and adults enjoy pumpkin painting, pick-your-own-flowers, hay rides, and sand art.
Other fun family activities include “stuff-your-own-scarecrow,” pony and barrel train rides, farm animals, plus a giant Texas-shaped corn maze! They also have smaller mazes for those wanting less of a challenge.
Pack a picnic lunch, or stop by The Pumpkin Grill during your visit. (The Grill is open on October weekends only.) They offer a variety of kid-approved snacks to keep the meltdowns at bay.
Texas Pumpkin Patches and a Lake View?!
We must admit that having one of the most notable Texas pumpkin patches close to our lake resort is the cherry on top of the fall season!
Sweet Berry is less than 20 minutes from our Texas lake cabins, so planning a fun-filled fall getaway has never been easier!
You won’t regret visiting the lake this time of year. The sunny days, changing leaves, and cooler temps make for a dreamy fall vacation your entire family will love!
Maybe planning a trip to the lake wasn’t on the agenda during your search for the best Texas pumpkin patches. Nevertheless, we guarantee you’ll have ZERO REGRETS about turning your fall-filled afternoon plans into a fall-filled weekend getaway at the lake!
– Bryan & Gwen Carpenter