corn maze in buford
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Georgia in the fall is a beautiful array of oranges and reds. As the temperature starts to drop, the sweaters and boots come out. Leaves start changing and everyone is on the hunt for the perfect pumpkin to carve or the best costume for Halloween. This year, try one of many Georgia’s corn mazes to add more fall flair to the season.

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Georgia, Uncle Shuck’s new corn maze allows visitors to enjoy getting lost through the stalks while also showing respect for our heroes. Located in Dawsonville, this 12-acre maze will take you through four miles of trails with many twists and turns. For those who dare, the new and improved haunted maze will be a nighttime adventure! Flashlights are not allowed on the ghoulish trail and running is encouraged. After the maze, take the family on a hayride and enjoy a bonfire in the evening where you can roast marshmallows.  Now open, families can visit Friday through Sunday until Nov. 23.

Known as the “gateway to the mountains,” the North Georgia Corn Maze is nestled just south of Helen in Cleveland. This beautiful pasture has a seven-acre maze that is surrounded by fields of grazing cattle, deer and even some wild turkey. At night, enjoy a movie under a blanket of stars. With popular new releases such as “Divergent” and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” to Halloween classics such as “Ghostbusters,” there is something for the whole family to enjoy! Families can enjoy this farm now through Nov. 16 every Friday through Sunday.

The Buford Corn Maze is a fall family retreat. Now open throughout the week until Nov. 16, families can expect great fun with a corn maze, hayrides, a corn box, a haunted forest and an animal farm. There are many available sites for the perfect photo opportunity and a concession stand with great choices from hot dogs to Frito pies. Come for just one visit and you will see why everyone says this is the area’s best corn maze!

Exciting adventures await your family at Jaemor Farms. The farms are conveniently located in two locations, Alto and Commerce, to make sure everyone can join in on the fun! The quest through the maze is a thriving eight-acre trail. Families can visit now until Nov. 2 seven days a week, where they can enjoy a pumpkin train, hayrides, apple cannons and duck races! Take your kids to the farm slide or check out the honeybee observation hive and cotton exhibit. A brand new petting zoo opens this fall that is sure to please the whole family. After you work up an appetite, try the new upgraded concession stand which includes Chick-Fil-A sandwiches for lunch and dinner.

Cagle’s Dairy Farm is a fun family tradition. Located just north of Atlanta in the Hickory Flat community in Canton, the farm is open until Nov. 14 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.  Farm ag-ventures include a petting zoo, bonfire, hayrides, farm tours, a cow mine and so much more! With different packages, families can enjoy a full day of fall-tastic fun!

hayride at buford corn maze
Photo Credit to Buford Corn Maze

With more than 30 family activities, there is something for everyone at Corn Dawgs. Located in Loganville, this farm has not only a seven-acre corn maze, but also a pumpkin patch, hayrides and a petting zoo. There are also many games and activities such as pedal racers, bungee jumping, jumping pillows, ziplines and gemstone mining. The family is sure to have a “corny” time at this farm, which is open until Nov. 2 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

With a beautiful view of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Buck’s Corn Maze is family fun for all ages.  The 12-acre maze runs along Cochran Creek in Dawsonville. Open Sunday through Saturday in October, families can anticipate a good time. After the corn maze, visitors can relax on a hayride that runs right by the creek, or pull up a blanket and have a picnic while enjoying a snack from the concession stands. At night, a haunted maze runs every Saturday, so make sure to bring a flashlight.

For those who live in the Southeast, Poppell Farms is located in Odum, which is just a short drive from Savannah. With a special guest coming on Oct. 5, the farm made sure to design the maze to the likeness of the South’s favorite chef. That’s right y’all, it’s Paula Dean! You can meet her and her family while enjoying everything else this farm has to offer.  Activities include hayrides, a pumpkin patch and a petting zoo where you can meet Elvis the donkey and other barnyard friends. A-mazing adventures await you at Poppell Farms, which is open seven days a week from Oct. 4 through Nov. 2.

With corn mazes located all around the metro Atlanta area, homeowners will have the opportunity to take the family outside and make new, lasting memories. With so many great corn mazes to choose from, make sure to add “getting lost in a corn maze” to your fall bucket list!

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