Are you truly maze-crazed? Build a day trip or weekend outing around mazes outside the Washington area. Check out these Web sites for more information.
ADRIAN FISHER MAZES LTD. -- www.maizemaze.com/maize_mazes01.html. Internationally known British designer Adrian Fisher's 2004 Maize Mazes include 16 in the United States.
AMERICAN MAZE CO. -- www.americanmaze.com. The Hummelstown, Pa.-based pioneering maze company's flagship site, the Amazing Maize Maze at Cherry-Crest Farm in Paradise Township, Pa., features a variety of activities. A Sukkot celebration on Oct. 4 and 5 includes a sukkah and kosher food for the Jewish holiday.
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE -- www.mda.state.md.us. Click on "Agritourism" for a list of corn mazes and other farm-based activities across the state.
THE MAIZE -- www.cornfieldmaze.com. "The world's largest maze company" boasts more than 150 locations, including six in Pennsylvania, one in New Jersey and one in Delaware.
MAZEPLAY INC. -- www.mazeplay.com/locator.php. The Idaho-based company's mazes in 25 states include five locations in Pennsylvania.
MAIZE QUEST -- www.cornmaze.com. Maize Quest at Maple Lawn Farms (www.minermax.com) -- the flagship location of the York County, Pa.-based company -- features a "theme park" of 10 maze-based attractions, including a living bamboo maze, a pirate ship rope maze and an interactive, dinosaur-themed corn maze.
KINGCORN.ORG -- www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/cgg5/maze.htm. Purdue University Department of Agronomy's Web site about corn includes numerous links to maze-related sites.
VIRGINIA TOURISM CORP. -- www.virginia.org. Search for "corn maze" to find links to locations in central and southern Virginia.