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“A good day of fun for families with little ones.”
Review of Rader Family Farms

Rader Family Farms
Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Normal
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Stroller parking, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Normal, IL
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A good day of fun for families with little ones.”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

The activities here are mostly geared for pre-teens, though the older kids could find some things to do. Lots of different activities that involve running, jumping, digging, climbing and playing. They also have refreshments available. There is a wide variety of pumpkins and gourds for sale. My only complaint is the admission was a bit pricey for what they are offering, and they charge separately for their full size corn maze. They should at least float a free pumpkin or something. The price on the pumpkins was no steal either. Still, the kids had fun.

Visited October 2013
1 Thank ChewyBees
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great fall family tradition!”
Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

We have enjoyed Rader Farms the past 2-3 years with our family. We have 2 young children-now 8 and 4. They love all the activities: the barrel ride, playing in the corn, the slide (but it is really dirty), the sheep... Jumpy pillow and everything else. The kettle korn is really good too. There is a tall measuring stick decoration that is so adorable. We take a picture there every yet and can see how much the kids have grown. There's also an old blue truck with fall decorations that make a picture perfect back drop for family pictures. We love this place!

Visited October 2012
1 Thank Jemgo1
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Hudson, Illinois
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Not impressed”
Reviewed September 15, 2013

Just the fact tht it is so small and they charge is ridiculous. You can drive to Peoria and go to Tanner's Orchard, which is HUGE, and it doesn't cost anything. Everything inside Rader's is overpriced. Will keep my money for something better.

Visited October 2012
4 Thank Chimi93
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Springfield, Illinois, United States
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great fall fun”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Rader Farm has been a tradition for us the last two years. When we first came across the farm, we honestly didn't think there was much to the place and were a little taken aback by the admission cost. BUT. I am soooo glad that we stuck around because we spent all day there. It is well worth the money and a family can easily get their money's worth from the cost of admission. The only thing we don't much care for is the corn maze....but we just don't enjoy them much anyway. Their maze is better than many, as it has a "passport" with checkpoints. The jumping pillow is AMAZING and we have so much fun on it. There are too many things to list. We highly recommend this place for a fall outing and can't wait for the 2013 season!

Visited September 2012
1 Thank Kari T
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