I’ve been to a pay-to-pick sunflower field in Virginia, but it was crowded and expensive. I’ve stood outside a sunflower farm in North Dakota, but it wasn’t open to the public. So when I went to the McKee-Beshers fields in Maryland, I was overjoyed to be able to stroll freely through the vast expanses of sunflowers.

      McKee-Beshers sunflowers

      McKee-Beshers sunflowers

      McKee-Beshers sunflowers

      Bee on sunflower

      McKee-Beshers sunflowers

      child in sunflower field

      These fields are maintained by the state of Maryland and are free to the public. They bloom in mid-July, so now is the time to go. You won’t regret it!

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      Charlotte Geary


      Lifestyle, event, and portrait photographer with a vibrant, joyful style and 17 years of professional experience.

      Located in Reston, Virginia near Washington, D.C. and available for travel.