Racine County has a wonderful selection of fall destinations. You'll find games and friendly farm animals for the little ones or challenging corn mazes and "haunted" places for teens and adults.
Check out this list compiled by Real Racine:
5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Sturtevant
Pick your own apples, pears and pumpkins. Petting zoo, mini-train ride, hayrides and pony rides. Ranked 6th Best Apple Orchard in USA Today Reader's Choice survey. Orchard open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Farm park open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Bear Den Zoo and Petting Farm
6831 Big Bend Rd. (Hwy 164), Waterford
Pick a pumpkin from the patch, meet friendly animals and go on a hayride. Weekends 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call to schedule group tours.
Borzynski’s Farm & Floral Market
11600 Washington Ave., Mount Pleasant
Weekend hayrides, pumpkin picking, kids play area, petting zoo and 8-acre corn maze. Flashlight Nights in the maze until 10 p.m. on Saturdays through October. Market open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Green Meadows Petting Farm
33603 High Dr. (Hwy 20), Waterford
Farm experience with pumpkins, petting zoo, pony rides and hayrides. Open daily through Halloween.
Land of the Giants Pumpkin Farm
11823 Durand Ave., Sturtevant
Pumpkins, 9-acre corn maze, goats, alpacas and donkeys, barrel train rides. Open daily from 10 a.m. until dark through Halloween.
Swan’s Pumpkin Farm
5930 Hwy H, Caledonia
Pumpkins, petting zoo, Witch Hollow Maze, hayrides, pedal tractors, apple cider donuts, pumpkin pie and other treats. Open daily 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Abandoned Haunted House Complex
2825 S. East Frontage Road, Mount Pleasant
Open at 7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Special "Blackout Night" 7 to 11:30 p.m. Halloween (Saturday, Oct. 31).
Factory of Fear
615 Marquette St., Racine
Tickets sales start 6 p.m. Doors open 7 p.m. weekends through Nov. 1. Three haunts available plus "Zombie Massacre" laser tag.
Walking Ghost Tour of Downtown Racine
Guided tour of historical, haunted places. Children age 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Meet at Circa Celeste, 619 Wisconsin Ave. 7 p.m. Oct. 16, 17, 23 and 24; 6 p.m. Oct. 30 and 31.
$25 in advance; $30 at the door. Advance tickets at www.racineghosttour.com or at Volunteer Center of Racine, 6216 Washington Ave.