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What better way to spend a fall day than to visit the Connecticut countryside and engage in some timeless autumn activities, like apple picking or winding your way in and out of a multi-acre corn maze on a crisp October afternoon?
When it comes to enjoying the bucolic beauty of the Nutmeg State in that fabulous fall foliage season, it really doesn’t get much better than this! Check out this list of the best corn mazes in Connecticut to find the perfectly a-mazeing spot best suited for you!
Treat Farm in Orange, CT
An absolute treat to visit, Treat Farm goes all-in on autumn fun with hayrides, pumpkin picking, and of course, a corn maze! Answer the trivia questions and find the color-coded markers along the way to navigate through the 6.5-acre maze, and come back for the Flashlight Maze nights if you’d like to try your hand at the maze under moonlight.
Bring cash to check out their fresh veggies, pumpkins, and fall décor. There are also lots of fun things to do up the road in New Haven, too!
Fort Hill Farms in Thompson, CT
Fort Hill Farms is located in Connecticut’s Quiet Corner and is a pleasure to visit in any season, but come fall, the 7-acre themed maze is the star of the show! Fort Hill Farms also offers a smaller maze for those looking for a shorter, more handicapped accessible experience, and Flashlight Nights for those who love a good romp through a corn maze in the dark.
Fort Hill Farms is also home to the Lavender Creamery, serving up Farmer’s Cow ice cream amidst the hanging bunches of organic lavender grown on-site drying along the walls. Visit the Pumpkin Library before you leave to pick out your perfect Halloween pumpkin, too!
Castle Hill Farm in Newtown, CT
Castle Hill Farm is a little slice of heaven offering quintessentially quaint farm fall activities like a stroll through the sunflowers, a visit to the pumpkin patch, hayrides, and an autumn adventure in their 7-acre corn maze. Work through the puzzle as you twist and turn your way through the corn, or come out for the Flashlight Maze, an all-out event with a bonfire, live music, and a scavenger hunt in the maze.
Don’t forget to stop by the Farm Stand to grab some fresh produce and baked goods!
Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm in Moosup, CT
Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm has more than just turkeys; their corn maze is miles of paths that will have you twisted, turned, and all spun around as you try to navigate your way out! Hop on the hayride to head towards the barn where you can visit the namesake animal of the farm, and then check out the farm store for snacks, sandwiches, and ice cream from Brown Cow Café.
Nighttime mazes are also available and require a flashlight and a desire to play in the dark!
Buttonwood Farm in Griswold, CT
Beautiful Buttonwood Farm is host to all kinds of fun fall activities, like hayrides, a pumpkin patch, sunflower fields, cute farm animals, a corn pit, a straw bale mountain, and of course, a corn maze! Buttonwood Farm’s corn maze is 7-acres of prime gettin’ lost cornfield, with a bridge within so you can see if a little height won’t help you find your way out.
In addition to their fall attractions, Buttonwood Farm is also famous for its spectacular small-batch, farm-fresh ice cream, so don’t leave the farm without giving it a try.
Holmberg Orchards and Winery in Gales Ferry, CT
Holmberg Orchards and Winery is an absolutely lovely place to go for apple-picking and wine tasting, but when they combine fantastic fall elements with wine tasting into their Grown-Up Corn Maze Adventure, the result is pure autumn delight! The Grown-Up Corn Maze Adventure runs on specific nights throughout August and September (bring a flashlight!) and instead of standard check-in stations, participants get to look for wine and hard cider tasting stations.
After you’ve made your way through, enjoy live music and great treats from local food trucks. Hopefully, it goes without saying, the Grown-Up Corn Maze Adventure is for grown-ups only!
March Farm in Bethlehem, CT
During fall, March Farm offers pick your own apples and pumpkins, and a 5-acre corn maze, often with a little live music to accompany the experience. March Farm’s corn maze is interactive, with questions that must be answered regarding each year’s theme that offers clues on which way to go to find your way out.
Once you’ve gotten lost—and found your way out—find your way over to the Farm Store for their fresh produce and decadent baked goods, like their always popular cider donuts. There’s also an animal yard and a Hayloft Playscape for the littlest visitors at March Farm, and so many other fun things to do in the Litchfield Hills area!
Bunnell Farm in Litchfield, CT
Beautiful Bunnell Farm is the place to go for pumpkin-picking, hay-riding, and corn-mazeing in the Litchfield area with both a smaller-sized maze designed for kiddos and a bigger-sized maze for those looking for more of a challenge.
Flashlight mazes are also available, but watch out because some nights the big maze is haunted after dark! Be sure to swing by the store for some fresh cider donuts on your way out.
Bishop’s Orchards in Guilford, CT
Come to Bishop’s Orchards for a fantastic fall day experience with pick your own apples and pumpkins, animals to visit like llamas, alpacas, and goats, and a fantastic themed corn maze open on the weekends through October.
Once you’ve worked your way out of the maze, there’s a Little Red Barn for the kids with family activities and treats like maple kettle corn and apple cider donuts, and a Little Red Bar(n) for the adults with adult beverages and eats, and live music for all, so there really is something for the whole family at Bishop’s Orchards! There’s also a fully-stocked farm market with local produce, bakery goods, specialty groceries, and more, as well as a Creamery for some frozen goodness.
Plasko’s Farm in Trumbull, CT
Plasko’s Farm serves up a hefty dose of fall fun with their 4.5-acre corn maze, each year featuring an interactive mystery that must be solved as you make your way through the tall stalks of corn. Take a hayride out to the maze and visit a few of the farm animals along the way, and keep your eyes peeled for that perfect pumpkin!
Plasko’s Farm has a Creamery and Café that offers deluxe homemade ice cream, fresh baked goods, and delicious coffee drinks, so bring your appetite to your autumn adventure; can’t go wrong with ice cream flavors like Apple Cider Donut Swirl, right?
The Nutmeg State delivers big when it comes to fun fall adventures, and getting lost in a Connecticut corn maze is something you’ll definitely want to cross off your essential CT bucket list!
Amy is the founder of New England with love. A proud Vermonter, she hopes to share her love of New England and help you find the best adventures in the region. Amy is also blogger/founder at Two Drifters, where she writes alongside her husband about romantic and couples travel, relationships, honeymoons, and more. When not working on websites, Amy is probably reading, cuddling with her husband and cats, & drinking a maple latte.