Nothing screams “fall” like going on a hayride! Here are some of the best hayrides in and around Rhode Island.
Escobar’s Farm offers a 15 minute hayride around their property. You’ll travel through their Christmas tree farm, the dairy barn, out through the pasture and pumpkin patch and finish at their fabulous corn maze. You can pick your own pumpkin or buy a “make your own scarecrow” kit while you’re there.
Cucumber Hill Farm offers lantern-lit hay rides and a fabulous corn maze. You can pick your own pumpkin, buy one already picked, or solve the Disney movie trivia challenge as you explore the maze.
Festival Farm offers hayrides with the wagon pulled by an antique tractor. They also have a farmyard open during daylight hours where kids can pet and feed sheep and goats and even visit alpacas, mini donkeys, pony, pheasants, mini-rex bunny, and an emu too.
If you’re looking for a traditional hayride, Hill orchards offers horse drawn rides around the orchard’s perimeter on selected weekends. You can also pick your own apples, peaches, and pumpkins.
Knight Farm offers hayrides, a restaurant, apple and pumpkin picking, and much, much more. Try a cider donut or an ice cream cone and make a family day of it.
Pezza Farm offers 30-minute weekend hayrides around the farm. They take you through the fields, into the woods and pastures, and you can even feed the cows and horses. Children under 12 also receive a small pumpkin to offset the small fee.
Salisbury Farm has free weekend hayrides that stop at the at the corn maze and pumpkin patches before returning you to the barn. Their corn maze has 5 acres of corn and was the first of its kind in New England.
Stamp Farms offers family-friendly hayrides on the weekend, and a pick-your-own pumpkin patch. They also offer seasonal produce, so pick up a few things to take home. You’ll work up an appetite in the fresh air.
Pick some fresh apples or choose that perfect pumpkin while visiting Steere Orchard. They offer free hayrides on the weekends which offer a fun way to teach children about how crops grow and a free family option to switch things up.
Young Family Farm encourages you to bring the entire family out to the farm to pick fresh apples or a pumpkin. They offer hayrides too, so you can take in the fall splendor, get a little fresh air, and spend quality time with your loved ones.
Visit Confreda Greenhouses and Farms on the weekend for a free hayride. If you’re feeling a bit more daring, you can also visit Scary Acres, their spooky Halloween event located on the farm too. You can buy tickets beforehand or at the door if you’re up for a serious scare.
Pachet Book Tree Farm loves hayrides. They offer a 30-minute hayride and pumpkin hunt for Halloween suitable for the entire family. Book ahead if you’re coming as a big group. You can also buy a pumpkin from their pumpkin patch.
They also offer campfire party hayrides if you reserve where you roast hotdogs and smores over an open fire after your ride through the woods and farm. Having a birthday or want to plan a school event? They have birthday party and educational hayrides too. Book ahead and have a ball!
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