6 Best Sunflower Fields Across The Country To Travel To For The Perfect 'Gram
There's something about a sunflower field stretching for miles upon miles that makes you feel like you're chilling on cloud nine. If you're an avid traveler whose wanderlust consistently seems to get the best of your heart (and your wallet), adding several sunflower fields to your bucket list is always a good idea. A very wise person once said, “Travel while you're young and able. Don't worry about the money, just make it work. Experience is far more valuable than money will ever be," and they were all too true. Luckily for you, we've put together a list of the best sunflower fields across the country you have to see IRL to believe they exist (yes, they're that beautiful).
There's no better time than the present to check off as many destinations as possible off of your travel list. Needless to say, grab your main squeezes, pack your bags, and get ready to take an insane amount of gorgeous pictures. Be sure to be respectful of these magnificent flower fields, because we are truly beyond blessed to experience their exquisite existence. With just one look, you and your girlfriends will be irrevocably hooked... and so will all of your Instagram followers. Get ready to fall in love with the views.
1. Rocky Point Creamery — Tuscarora, MD
Talk about dreamy. I think we could all get used to enjoying a sugar cone filled with peanut butter ripple ice cream in front of that gorgeous backdrop, amiright?
From the delicious homemade ice cream, to the truly picturesque sunflower fields, Rocky Point Creamery in Maryland is the little slice of sunshine you need in your life. The sunflowers are planted each year on the grounds (priced at $1 each), and all of the earnings are given to the Comprehensive Cancer Center at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This is certainly a spot you need to add to your bucket list. Your sweet tooth will thank you.
2. Brooklyn Grange — Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Grange rooftop farms is truly a magical sight to see. You get the best of both worlds — gazing off into the distance at the iconic New York City skyline, through a magnificent stretch of vibrant sunflowers. Brooklyn Grange offers rooftop yoga classes throughout the summer months (where yogis can get a rejuvenating workout in while enjoying the setting sun), in addition to butcher paper dinner parties, fun workshops, tours, and more.
3. Pindar Vineyards — Peconic, NY
I don't know about you guys, but wine and sunflowers are two of my favorite things... and vineyard hopping is also one of my very favorite hobbies (I'm pretty damn good at it, too). Pindar Vineyards in New York combines the two, so you can get your wine and sunflower fix all in one. It's a match made in #InstagramGoals heaven. Sip up, and take in the pristine views.
4. Coppal House Farm — Lee, NH
This charming family farm's sunflower field is truly one for every flower child's book. Mark your calendars, because their annual sunflower festival takes place during the end of July and stretches through the beginning of August. Get your fill of artisan crafts and specialty goodies, take a wagon ride with your girl crew, and snap several quality Instagram pictures among the sunflowers.
5. Colby Farm — Newbury, Massachusetts
You've probably already seen this vibrant gem pop up on your Instagram feed one too many times, and we're here for it. Besides heading to this destination for their delicious whoopie pies, produce, maple syrup, and breads (and much, much more), Colby Farm is known for their unparalleled sunflower field. It looks like it popped straight out of a fairy tale book, and you can experience it IRL.
6. Field Of Sunflowers — Dixon, CA
Just one look at these blooms will instantly put a smile on your face and tempt your wanderlust to the max. The iconic Field Of Sunflowers in Dixon looks like it stretches for miles upon miles, and all I want to do is park myself in the center of it and soak up all the surrounding beauty. Visit the garden at sunrise or sunset to capture the ultimate shot.