Pleasant morning, cool air, colored leaves, crisp wind and a novel sense of enthusiasm all point to the wonderful season of fall. When orange dominates over the other colors and pumpkin makes a grand entry, it is time to make the most of this radiant feeling. With new crops in fields and freshness in the atmosphere, fall definitely makes one happy. While Halloween costumes and props make their way into shops and malls, it’s time for loads of interesting activities. Fall is all about exploring some outdoor magic. And day rooms help get you there! Before harsh winters force you to stay indoors, fall can be a perfect way to soak all the possible fun.

With this theme in mind, one-day visits to pumpkin patches can be a wonderful opportunity for some exciting adventure. Pumpkin patches are not just fields growing pumpkins. In today’s modern times of adventures, visit to a pumpkin patch can turn into a fun-filled holiday for the entire family. With adventurous games for kids, wide display of pumpkin produce, family owned farms and hunting options for the perfect pumpkin, these patches draw lot of attention every passing year.

A day stay hotel is your pumpkin patch passport

One daycation, via day rooms, opens up a world of fun. To seek some rest amidst this eventful adventure, you can opt for day use hotels. While jumping from one pumpkin patch to another, such daystay hotels can be your spots of fuel. Booking hotels by the hour can be a convenient option for the entire family. Gone are the days of mandatory check in times, as a hotel by day has changed the picture of holidays. Hence, there is no reason to postpone that pumpkin fun anymore. With a daystay hotel through HotelsbyDay, you can embark on this unique experience right away.

Bay area and Silicon Valley in California are well known for their pleasant climate all year round. You can visit these spots any time of the year and return with nothing less than loads of happy memories. But there is more to these cities than just weather, technology, start-ups, and innovation. With numerous pumpkin patches in the Bay Area, you can choose from a variety of accommodations. With day rooms in San Francisco and San Jose, you can start your pumpkin adventure from the cities and drive around to some of the best spots. Whether you choose to spend an entire day in one single farm or hop around to numerous places, the Bay certainly has options for all.

Long drive, pleasant weather, colorful leaves, variety of pumpkins and wonderful company- what else can you ask for! Read this guide to some of the best pumpkin patches in the Bay area of California.


Hayrides, pumpkin hunts & crazy mazes for starters

Perry Family Pumpkin Patch. This patch in Fremont can turn into an exciting experience with their wide range of pumpkins. Starting from October 1st, the farm welcomes visitors to a fun-filled day. Kids maze, picnic areas, Hay pyramid, character cut-outs and pumpkin hunt are some highlights for a memorable experience. An hour away from San Francisco and 30 minutes away from San Jose, Perry Family Pumpkin patch is definitely worth exploring.

Smith Family Farm Pumpkin Patch. Brentwood city in California is known for its variety of fruit picking farms, where visitors can pick their own fruit all year around. Keeping in line with this status, Smith Family Farm in the city welcomes visitors for Pumpkin patches every October. And this experience is not limited to wide range of pumpkins alone – live music, farm animals, educational displays, colorful gardens, and game area are other things for exploration.

Clancy’s Pumpkin Patch. This patch in the SF city has been welcoming visitors since 1979. No wonder, it is famous among local folks as well as tourists for several years now. Diverse varieties of shape and size make it a perfect spot for some pumpkin shopping. With fun mazes, wonderful decorations and huge farms, there is lots to explore in this happening spot that enhances its fun year by year.

G&M Farms. This Livermore farm has six miles of corn maze for an ultimate fun experience. Couple this fun with pumpkins and the day cation cannot get any better. An hour drive from San Francisco will take you to this wide farm with amazing produce.

Uesugi Farms Pumpkin Park. Excellent spot in the South Bay area, Uesugi farms is known for its pumpkin pyramids and pumpkin blasters. A huge corn maze, pony rides, train rides and carousel fill this unique park with loads of entertainment.

Pumpkin Patches & Petting Zoos

Arata’s Pumpkin Farm. Head over to this pumpkin adventure in the Half moon Bay and experience unlimited fun. An hour away from San Francisco, this spot offers lot of activities for the entire family. Hay maze, haunted barn, Children’s train ride and a petting zoo are some of the attractive features worth exploring. With dozens of pumpkins and numerous picnic areas for all, Arata’s pumpkin farm can be a perfect choice for your next adventure.

Lemo’s Farm. Another pumpkin adventure awaits you at the Half Bay area with pony rides, train rides, petting zoo, wagon ride and a haunted house. Add to this fun quotient with a large pumpkin patch and your fall fix is totally fixed. Welcoming patrons since 1942, this farm simply gets better and better every passing year.

A hotel by day is waiting for you!

Club Quarters Hotel in the heart of SF city or The Westin SFO can be perfect options of day use hotels. Hyatt Place in San Jose downtown can also be convenient in terms of commute. Pick a hotel by hours for a relaxing halt in your pumpkin patch adventure. Such convenient day stay hotels can help you relax and rejuvenate before you proceed to the next pumpkin spot.

With excellent amenities and modern facilities, a hotel by day can take care of your flexible needs on the go.



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