We've heard so much about County Line and so maybe I had big expectations. Overall, it was a good time but I am not sure I would go back for a visit any time soon. First of all it was a very commercial place. Last year I took Dylan to Southlake Stables, which was a quaint little pumpkin farm with enough to do for the kids and much less expensive than County Line.
Because of the mild temps the place was totally mobbed today. Too many people, so many lines and very chaotic. It was really hard work to spend money there. I stood in line for 10 minutes to buy an apple pie and people kept cutting in front of me, I finally gave up and walked away from the pie counter. We wanted to buy so much more in the Big Barn store but it was impossible to navigate through there with a stroller and a wandering Dylan. We left without even buying a bag of apples.
Later, I stood in line for roasted corn on the cob only to get to the front of the line and be told that there was no corn for another 15 minutes. Ugh. I gave up on that too. We must have found someone to take our money though because we ended up spending like $80+ there. The bulk of that was $30 just to get into the place and about $30 towards 4 big pumpkins and 3 mini pumpkins. I could have gotten the exact same pumpkins at the grocery store for about $15.
Still, it was nice to pet some farm animals, go on an animal themed choo choo ride and try some amazing apple cinnamon donuts and apple cider. Dylan fed some goats and enjoyed shopping the Halloween decorated gift store. He is totally into Halloween now.
The biggest disappointment was that we never got to walk through the apple orchard.
I am a big believer of second chances, especially if it means that we can go back and try the pumpkin donuts next time. It will be awhile though, I got to save up some dough first!