Have your milk and meet the cow too at one of the many farm stays across America. And there's no better time than now, as the local food movement intensifies and more and more people want to connect what grows in the field to what winds up on their fork. Farmers producing everything from flowers to fleece are opening their barn doors to give experience seekers the chance to escape the city and spend a night or two down on the farm.
Farm stays run the gamut from rustic, down-and-dirty digs to peaceful, even luxurious, country retreats. Here are 10 great places to hit the hay for different types of travelers.