Are you flying into Chicago for a vacation in Illinois? Alongside the architecture, art, and beautiful blue water beaches, this windy city offers sunflower fields in the farms nearby.
Here are 13 sunflower fields to visit in Illinois to best plan your trip.
Von Bergen’s hosts a Sunflower Festival with over 30 acres of sunflower fields. Visit the farm and market daily from 9 am to 6 pm on Monday to Thursday and enjoy extended hours until 8 pm on Friday to Sunday.
Von Bergen’s Country Market
Sunflowers open in August and you can find some of them to take home. In summer, the farm typically grows Arkansas tomatoes, red potatoes, onions, and multi-colour sunflowers.
M & D Farms and Garden Center
Visit the sunflower fields in July and August before perusing the market for fresh produce. Time your visit during the harvest, and you can pick zinnias, tomatoes, sugar snap peas, and more.
Stade’s Farm and Market
Once at Heap’s Pumpkin Farm, a $12 day pass gives you one bloom to take home and access to all the activities. Explore the corn maze, soybean maze, kids playground, and more for a fun-filled time.
Heap’s Pumpkin Farm
The farm offers visitors a chance to take photos or cut sunflowers from a four-acre field. Summertime is the busiest at Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch, with the farm produce and u-pick vegetable fields attracting many visitors.
Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch