Borella's Farm Stand
485 Edgewood Avenue across from Whisper Vineyards St. James, NY 631-862-7330
Vegetables, fruit, herbs, annuals, perennials, roses, shrubs, planters, cut flowers, baked goods, cider, jam. U-pick pumpkins, hay rides, roasted corn, corn maze
Corn maze: Included in admission; you take a 20-minute hayride to the 2-acre, kid-friendly corn maze. Once you find your way through this mild puzzler, you exit to the pumpkin patch (79 cents a pound). The festival also includes bounce rides and corn launchers. 10 and younger should be accompanied by a paying adult
Weekend fall festival: $11 (free younger than 3, discount coupons on the website), includes a hay ride through the 30-acre farm, unlimited inflatable rides and DJ music; face painting ($3-$5) is extra. Admission includes the corn launcher and the corn-filled tire that mimics a sandbox.
PUMPKINS 79 cents a pound; must also pay festival admission
You have to pay an admission for the farm's fall festival, but once inside, most activities -- bounce rides, a corn launcher -- are free and unlimited. A 20-minute hayride of the 30-acre farms ends at the kid-friendly corn maze. Once through the 2-acre corn maze, you're at the 8-acre pumpkin patch. "Our pumpkins are still on the vine, like a real farm," says co-owner Barbara Perrotta.Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Halloween