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Breathtaking Lavender Farms in the United States

Lavender Farms
Written by Jane Sophia

Where can you see breathtaking Lavender Farms in the United States?

I believe huge flower gardens are only visited by flower buyers and film production people.More over large flower fields like Lavender Farms are included in the tour itinerary of neither individual tourists nor package tour organizers.

I wish there are exclusive package tours to visit large flowers gardens such as:

Someone sent me inviting photographs of stunningly beautiful lavender farms to add them to my Pinterest Pin Boards. This made me do a bit of research on the web to find out if there are big-size lavender fields in the United States and where one can see breathtaking Lavender Farms in the United States? I also wanted to know whether such lavender flower gardens allow visitors, show them around and sell lavender products such as lavender essential oils, perfumes, talcum powder, and lavender flower dust.

 

Why do people visit lavender farms?

Here is the finding of my pastime research.

  • Flower gardens too act as the perfect getaway from the daily routines.
  • Manufacturers of essential oils for cosmetic and therapeutic visit lavender farms to buy the flowers in bulk
  • Films are shot in the backdrop of rows and rows of lavender flowers
  • One can buy authentic and pure lavender infused wine, lavender honey, and lavender ice cream.

5 lavender farms in the United States that the above three categories of visitors go.

Trivia:

Mostly, Asian tourists show a keen interest in visiting lavender fields.

  1. Lavender by the bay, East Marion, New York, U.S.

Lavender by the bay, Lavender Farms

Best time to visit the lavender farms is during their flowering season that begins in mid-April and lasts until the first week of November. This New York-based lavender farm is now open from 9 am to 5 pm.

The huge 17-acre farm named ‘Lavender by the bay’ is located at 7540 Main Rd. East Marion, New York. After roaming around the fragrant lavender fields, you can enter their gift shop to buy non-edible souvenirs. Please note that you have to pay around $10 per person as visiting fee.

In case you are not able to personally visit this American lavender farms but still interested in buying lavender products online, you can visit: https://lavenderbythebay.com/collections

  1. Pelindaba Lavender Farms, San Juan

Here is one more reason for you to visit the San Juan Islands near Seattle. The Pelindaba lavender farms is bigger than the New York-based Lavender by the Bay. The San Juan lavender fields spread over 25 acres. Travelers to the Pelindaba lavender fields are in for a pleasant surprise; they can sit by a lake inside the farm and enjoy a mini-picnic looking at the Olympic Mountains at the distance.

Oh yes, there is a lavender farms tour arranged by the farm owners. The visit is free and the visitors are allowed from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. You can also by several lavender-based farm products that include:

  • Personal cosmetics such as soaps, shampoos, and skin care
  • Lavender scented candles
  • The Lavender jewels
  • Lavender perfumed pesticides

For more details about the season and public holidays, please visit https://www.pelindabalavender.com/visiting-the-farm-a/278.htm

  1. Lavender Valley Farm, Portland, Oregon

Lavender Valley Lavender FarmsTheir website https://lavendervalley.com/ says the lavender season is not yet open and the website is getting updated as of now. So, not much information is available. However, I found out that the Lavender Valley Farm is located in Portland, Oregon’s largest city. The lavender field itself is seen with a backdrop of Mount Hood.

When you visit this lavender farms in July, you can buy lavender honey and skin lotion. Lavender Valley farm cultivates as many as 10 different lavender flowers!

  1. Red Rock Ranch Lavender Farms, Arizona

Red Rock Ranch Lavender Farms

Address: R 5305, Concho, AZ 85924, USA

Phone: +1 928-337-2289

The Red Rock Ranch Lavender Farms has announced the 2018 lavender festival dates. It starts from June 21st and ends on July 1st. The annual lavender festival at the Arizona lavender fields will allow visitors from 9 am to 3 pm.

The entry fee is $5 per person. However, if you buy a lavender festival package for $12, you are allowed to taste 4 different wines. In addition, if you want to buy a bottle of wine that you liked, you will get 10% off. Oh yes, you will be given a lavender bouquet.

Here is a video clip of the Lavender Festival at Concho, Arizona.

The Red Rock Ranch Lavender Field also sells a range of lavender edible and non-edible products.

To know what you can buy at the Red Rock Ranch Lavender Farm, please visit http://www.redrockfarms.com/gift-sets/

  1. Los Poblanos Lavender Farms, New Mexico

Los Poblanos Lavender Farms

Contact: 4803 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Los Ranchos De Albuquerque, NM 87107, USA Phone: +1 505-344-9297

I know Mexico is not a favorite holiday destination among the majority of the Europeans but there is no dearth of tourists to Mexico from all other states of America. A fair number of Indians also prefer New Mexico as their vacation destination.

The Los Poblanos allows visitors during June and July only when the lavender blooms fully. Probably, this is the only lavender farms in the United States that offers lodging and boarding facilities at the farm site itself. The rooms are more than comfortable and the food is nothing but hygienic and tasty.

I have read about three more lavender farms in the United States.

  • Purple Haze Lavender Farms, Sequim, Washington
  • White Oak Lavender Farms in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
  • Peace Valley Lavender Farms, Pennsylvania

I found it difficult to collect licensed images of them and without images , I can’t motivate you to visit a lavender farms-right?

 

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