Best Places to Get Pumpkins for Your Halloween Jack-O-Lantern in the Duluth / Superior Area
One of the staples of fall and the Halloween season is picking out that perfect pumpkin to carve, or even to just put out for decoration. Where does one look for the best pumpkin picking around Duluth, Superior, and beyond? Here are three suggestions, some more simple, and others more extravagant.
Why not take the train to pick out a pumpkin? All aboard the North Shore Scenic Railroad as they head off to their secret pumpkin patch. Load up the family for a train ride, entertainment, and picking out that all-important pumpkin the last Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the NSSR's fall season (October 19-21, 2012). Trains depart at 10:00 am, 12:30 pm, and 3:00 pm each of those three days.
Pick out a pumpkin down at the farm – the Silver Brook Corn Maze in Wrenshall offers the chance to get your pumpkin along with much more! With a corn maze, hay bale maze, farm animals to check out, hayrides, and even a bonfire, it's a whole day's worth of family fun.
Engwalls Garden Center will be selling pumpkins through the season for those who enjoy a simple and traditional pumpkin pick. If you want more to your pumpkin mission, Engwalls will be featuring a corn maze at their location in Hermantown along with a corn cannon, all new “corn pit”, and much more. The maze will be opening August 18, 2012 with events planned through the fall.