Autumn Adventures in McHenry County, Illinois
Apple and Pumpkin Picking, Farm-to-Table Dining, Corn Mazes, and Vibrant Fall Colors!
Experience the quintessential fall experience with our curated itinerary in McHenry County, Illinois! Go apple and pumpkin picking, enjoy delicious farm-to-table dining, get lost in a corn maze, and marvel at the vibrant fall foliage. Perfect for families, couples, and solo travelers alike, come and enjoy the best that autumn has to offer in McHenry County!
the first sign of fall is apple picking season!
Here are a few great apple orchards to choose from:
- 19502 River Road
- (815) 568-7976
Around the end of August and beginning of September a few of our early varieties of apples are available pre-picked at all our stands. Apples will…
the picking continues with finding the perfect pumpkin
- 909 English Priarie Rd
- (815) 675-9729
Home of the World's Largest Corn Maze! There's lots to do for all ages -- slides, pedal carts, jumping pillows, a carousel, wagon rides, pig…
grab a seasonally fresh meal
McHenry County is filled with endless farm to table options, here are a few of our favorites to help you narrow your search!
- 397 West Virginia Street
We believe fine dining can and should affect community in a positive way, and we take that responsibility very seriously. We are passionate about…
- 208 W Main St
- (847) 639-7244
Cary Ale House is a gastro pub focusing on serving high quality chef-created pub food and craft beer in a fun pub environment where people come to…
- 110 N. Main Street
- (815) 356-9980
Duke's Alehouse and Kitchen specializes in gourmet comfort foods, artisan sandwiches and burgers all utilizing local and sustainable ingredients…
soak up the colors of fall
From state parks to conservation land, McHenry County is home to epic autumn foliage
- 8916 Wilmot Road
- (847) 587-5512
Chain O'Lakes State Park is a 2793 acre Illinois state park at the inlet of the Fox River into the Chain O'Lakes in Lake and McHenry counties, in…
- 7400 Somerset
- (815) 338-6223
Dominated by a core of century old red and white oaks, the environmental significance of Coral Woods is the protection of these diminishing oak…
- 2411 N. Route 23
- (815) 338-6223
Marengo Ridge Conservation Area is one of McHenry County’s most popular and treasured areas. It contains over 818 acres of oak and hickory…