This Is the Best Place In The South To See Sunflowers Right Now
Who wants to run through these fields of sunshine?
When it comes to beautiful blooms, sometimes sunflowers are the forgotten charmer of the amazing botanical kingdom. But while hydrangeas, roses, and lilacs may get more fanfare, we're currently obsessed with these sunflower fields in Poolesville, Maryland. Sprouting their buds of beautiful color at the McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area, 30 acres of the yellow flower are blooming, making for a dazzling visual display.
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According to the Department of Natural Resources website for McKee-Beshers WMA, the flowers began blooming this weekend and more may peak by July 29th to 30th. In addition to the majestic blooms, the park also boasts colorful wood ducks, deer, wild turkey, over 200 species of songbirds, and many other animals. Visitors can also enjoy hiking through forests, fields, and wetlands.
From engagements to professional photographers staging shoots, it's no surprise this gorgeous locale is blowing up on Instagram right now.
Headed to town? Here's a handy map for sunflower stalking. Don't forget to look up for a few minutes from your iPhone lens and take in the gorgeous setting, the breeze from the Potomac River, and the golden beauties in their picturesque fields of floral delight. If you can't swing a road trip this week, consider growing sunflowers in your own garden for a bit of backyard magic.