There's something magical about these sunny summer blooms. They're even more amazing to experience when they're growing as far as the eye can see on big farms that you can visit.
Whether collecting a bouquet for your home or looking to snap the perfect Instagram-worthy photo, check out this list to find blooming fields in and near Lehigh Valley.
Grim's Orchards & Family Farms | 9875 Schantz Rd., Breinigsville, PA 18031
The annual Sunflower, Zinnia, Rose & Cut Flower Experience at Grim’s Orchards & Family Farms is a perfectly picturesque way to dream away a warm summer day. Snap away in the sunflower fields, then pick your favorite flower to remember your awesome experience – all for just $8.95! If a handful of sunnies is more your speed, extra flowers are just $2 each or fill a mason jar for $15.99.
Von Thun Farms | 438 Route 57 West, Washington, NJ 07882
The New Jersey Sunflower Trail at Von Thun Farms is open July through Labor Day and features tens of thousands of blooms and 15+ photo-ops like their classic red truck, orange Chevy bench, and antique barn doors. It's a family-owned and operated farm, just over the border from Lehigh Valley. Weekday visitors can wander the Trail, cut their own sunflowers and summer flowers, visit the farm animals, pick fruit that's in season (strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, peaches), and shop the farm market; all for $12.99 per person. Weekend visitors can take a hayride around the farm (included in Sunflower Trail admission of $14.99 per person). Weekend visitors can also enjoy food from the food truck of the day, visit the face painter, and play in the family-friendly activity area with 20+ attractions and games. Guests 21+ that are visiting on Sundays can also grab a beer in the pop-up beer garden where a different NJ craft brewery will be pouring each week! Von Thun Farms is open daily from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
St. Luke's University Anderson Campus | 1872 St Luke's Blvd, Easton, PA 18045
The sunflower garden at St. Luke's University Hospital Anderson Campus stands tall in bloom, beginning late July. The garden offers various pathways through the field to enjoy the flowers up close along with benches. Admission is free.
Yenser's Tree Farm | 1910 Mahoning Dr E, Lehighton, PA 18235
At Yenser's Tree Farm, just beyond Lehigh Valley in the rolling hills of the Mahoning Valley, color comes with your visit. Spanning across four acres, tens of thousands of sunflowers are in full bloom. Unlike spring flowers, the sunflower bloom waits for summer and doesn't last long. Visitors can come and pick their sunflowers for a dollar per stem; some clippers are available near the sunflower field. Visitors can also enjoy a new sunflower maze and kids zone. The Sunflower Festival at Yenser's Tree Farm runs weekends in August from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Looking for more summer fun?
There is PLENTY to (safely) see and do in Lehigh Valley. Get out there for dining, museums, zoos, casino, amusement parks, ice cream, drive-ins, and more. Explore our guide to Summer in Lehigh Valley. And if you have a favorite sunflower field, tag @LehighValleyPA and #yesDLV in your photo and we'll add you to the collection.