Do you and your kids enjoy a challenge? Corn mazes are a great way for families to have fun and spend an hour trying to figure out a puzzle!
There are several corn mazes a short drive away in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. All of these mazes are located within orchards or pumpkin patches with lots of other activities so you can make a whole day out of your visit.
Skelly’s Farm Market
2713 South Hayner Road, Janesville, WI
Distance: ~35 miles from Rockford, IL
Open: September 4 – October 31, 2023
Daily from 9 am – 6 pm
$10 for admission to both mazes
Kids ages 3 and under are free
Skelly’s Farm Market is a great place to visit in the summer and fall. They have two mazes including their Impossible Maze where you have to find 12 checkpoints while going through the maze. There’s also cider, donuts, and other treats, and apple cannons. The last maze entry is 5 pm. They suggest two hours to get through both mazes. This is Skelly’s 26th year offering corn mazes!
All Seasons Orchard
14510 IL Route 176, Woodstock, IL
Distance: ~36 miles from Rockford, IL
Open: August 26 – October 29, 2023
Weekdays 10 am – 5 pm
Weekends 10 am – 6 pm
Weekdays – $9 per person
Weekends – $17 per person
Kids 2 and under are free
All Seasons Orchard has many activities for families to enjoy on a fall day. There is a corn maze with two paths – an easier path for kids and a more challenging one for older kids. The wristband pricing includes the corn maze and 30+ other activities including a jumping pillow, pedal carts, mini zip line and more. There is also apple picking, pumpkin picking, petting zoo, wagon rides, and a sandbox available at the farm.
19412 Shabbona Rd, Malta, IL
Distance: ~38 miles from Rockford, IL
Open: August 26 – October 30, 2023
Saturday 9 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday 9 am – 5:30 pm
Columbus Day – October 12: 10 am – 5:30 pm
$8 for children and adults on weekends / $5 per person on weekdays
Children under 2 are FREE
Jonamac Orchard is a great place to stop for a corn maze and other orchard fun. They have a bakery, cider house, barnyard animals, and a play area. Admission includes a barnyard play area, jumping pillow, animal barn petting zoo, wagon rides, pumpkin house, corn crib, and more. There is often entertainment on the weekends as well. Check their Facebook page for up-to-date information.
42W813 Reinking Road, Pingree Grove, IL
Distance: ~43 miles from Rockford, IL
Open: August 25 – October 31, 2023
Daily from 9 am – 6 pm
Weekdays – $18, children two and under are free
Weekends and Holidays – $22, children two and under are free
Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch is an amazing place for a full day of fun. They have a corn maze and a munchkin maze for the little kids to go through on their own, a petting zoo, pony rides, corn box, camel rides, train rides, pig racing, wagon rides, haunted house, pumpkin eating dinosaur, pumpkin cannons, a jumping pillow and more.
909 English Prairie Rd, Spring Grove, IL
Distance: ~53 miles from Rockford, IL
Open: September 9 – October 29, 2023
Closed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Thursday 3 pm – 9 pm
Friday 10 am – 11 pm
Saturday 10 am – 11 pm
Sunday 12 pm – 9 pm
September 9 – 30, 2023
$20 for ages 3-12
$24 for ages 13 and up
October 1 – 29, 2023
$20 for ages 3-12 on weekdays / $24 on weekends
$24 for ages 13 and up on weekdays / $30 on weekends
Ages 2 and under are always free
Richardson Farm has TONS of stuff for kids to do and one of the most epic corn mazes around. They are home to the World’s Largest Most Intricate corn maze! This year’s maze celebrates Jurrasic Park and is 9-10 miles long! You can also play five corn maze games that are suitable for all ages.
There’s also a pumpkin patch, games, an observation tower, train rides, wagon rides, a carousel, pig racing, a petting zoo, a bunny farm, play area and much more. Plan to spend the entire day at Richardson Farm when you go! Read about our 2022 trip to Richardson Farm here.