Looking to get out with the kids while social distancing? Farm experiences are a great option! Not only will you get out of the house and get some much-needed fresh air, your kids will have a better appreciation for where there food comes from. Here are five unique kid-friendly farm adventures near Baltimore to try this summer.
Five Kid-Friendly Farm Adventures Near Baltimore
Snowballs, Painting, Stories and More at The Farmyard
21133 Old York Rd | Parkton
The Farmyard in Parkton provides a variety of experiences that let families get up close and personal with farm life! Check their calendar for upcoming events like the plant a pumpkin experience, stories and snowball fun, mommy and me paint classes, and even an upcoming pony play date. Check their website for COVID policies and register in advance. FIND OUT MORE
Farm Tours at Three Oaks Farm Alpacas
1437 Sharon Acres Road | Forest Hil1
Book a private farm tour for your small group or family at Three Oaks Farm Alpacas! The cost is $80 for up to 8 people on a guided 90 minute around the farm. Kids will meet a variety of farm animals, including pigs, horses, donkeys, chickens, ducks, turkeys, rabbits, goats, sheep, a cow and of course — alpacas! Families stop at each animal enclosure to get up close and personal with each animal. If the animals are in the mood (and according to the farm, they usually are!), you’ll get to pet them. Some may even jump in your lap! Leave the food and snacks at home but definitely bring a bottle of water! FIND OUT MORE
Farm Fun Fridays at Fresh McKenzie
5445 Patterson Road | Baldwin
Friday from 10 AM – 1 PM, Fresh McKenzie offers Farm Fun for littles! Admission includes entry to the farm and a hayride. Visit with animals, play in the outdoor play space, and more! $5 per child with one free adult per paying child. All extra adults are $5. Families are asked to practice proper social distancing. FIND OUT MORE
Berry Picking at Hybridoma Organic Fruit Farm
13734 Baldwin Mill Road | Baldwin
Take the kids out for berry picking at Hybridoma Organic Fruit Farm! Berry picking is offered Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 8:30 AM to 3PM until the berries are gone. Check their website or Facebook page for live music events that happen on Saturday evenings. Peak blueberry season is around July 4th — and, as the saying goes, the earliest pickers get the best berries! Masks are required for check-in/check-out. FIND OUT MORE
Magical Experiences at Clark’s Elioak Farm
10500 Clarksville Pike | Ellicott City
Ever wanted to visit an enchanted farm? Here is your chance! Clark’s Elioak Farm offers a petting farm AND an enchanted forest experience. Take a ride on The Enchanted Express Train or Cow Train, wander through the Enchanted Forest, and visit the fairies. The farm is operating on a timed ticketing system and limiting visitors each day, so we strongly recommend that you purchase tickets online before you go. FIND OUT MORE
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