There’s nothing like going directly to Christmas tree farms and cutting down your own tree. You will not only get the right tree but the freshest of them all, that’s for sure. And the best part is that it can also be an unforgettable family adventure out in the country. Plus, you’ll have the chance to support a local business too.
So, without further ado, here are some of the best Christmas tree farms you can check out!
1. Fish River Trees Christmas Tree Farm in Summerdale, Alabama
This gem in Alabama will offer you more than just picking out the right Christmas tree – there are actually six varieties you can choose from – but it also has plenty of activities that are perfect for families.
2. Motley’s Tree Farm in Little Rock, Arkansas
You can choose among Carolina Sapphires, Leyland Cypresses, and Fraser firs on this farm, and they are all stunning. And while you’re there, make sure to drop by the farm’s snack bar and get to taste their delicious Angus burgers, caramel apples, and the famous fudge. It’s the best reward for all your hard work.
3. Crest Ranch Choose and Cut Christmas Tree Farm in Santa Cruz, California
The farm has been around for seven decades, and they never fail to give you the best tree to adorn your home. They also offer free net wrapping and twine as soon as you’re ready to bring your tree home with you. In addition to that, the farm provides a scenic view that will make your jaw drop!
4. Jones Family Farms in Shelton, Connecticut
For six decades, hundreds of families made their way through this family-owned farm in Connecticut to get the tree of their dreams. And when you’re done picking the best tree for you, make sure to visit their Barnyard Shops, where you will find gorgeous decors, mulled ciders, and the farm’s popular trail mix cookies.
You can also pick up a bottle of wine from the nearby Jones Winery.
5. McCarthy Tree Farm in Middletown, Delaware
This Christmas tree farm has a lot to offer, so it’s no longer a surprise why countless visitors are making the farm a part of their yearly tradition. You can even get a pair of customized cowboy boots here, and there’s also a blacksmith shop where you can get handmade wares. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy the Christmas music that can be heard all over the place.
6. Richardson Christmas Tree Farm in Spring Grove, Illinois
What’s better than finding the perfect Christmas tree? For Richardson Christmas Tree Farm, it’s sipping free coffee and cocoa! But the most exciting part happens during the weekend, where you and your family can enjoy donuts, homemade kettle corn, and even wagon rides.
Your furry friends are also welcome on the farm, so you don’t have to leave them at home – on the condition that they’re on a leash.
7. Covered Bridge Ranch in Montrose, Colorado
This ranch at the feet of the San Juan Mountain Range spans to 300-acre, and it is filled with wildlife refuge. It’s incredible how you can choose among the nine various varieties of Christmas trees – especially the stunning Southwestern White pines.
And once you’re done cutting one, you can revel in the farm’s stunning view. Your kids might also want to greet the farm animals or roast some marshmallows.
8. Mistletoe Christmas Tree Farm in Stow, Massachusetts
If you’re planning to put your tree up ahead of Thanksgiving – well, this is your lucky day! This year, Mistletoe Christmas Tree Farm will open for tree sales the weekend before Thanksgiving; the farm will post the exact hours in the Fall.
In addition to getting trees as tall as 15 feet, you can also enjoy free hot cocoa. For your little ones, there will be free candy canes and coloring books for them to enjoy.
9. Bluebird Christmas Tree Farm in Heiskell, Tennessee
The farm has actually been famous for its “Cadillac of Christmas trees,” which is also called Fraser firs. What’s made these trees one of the most sought-after is that they have a pleasant scent and it stays green for a very long time.
But if you’re keeping your choices open, the farm also offers several other varieties of trees, such as the magnificent Leyland Cypress.
10. Elgin Christmas Tree Farm in Elgin, Texas
You can visit Elgin Christmas Tree Farm the day after Thanksgiving and bring home with you the farm’s very own Virginia Pine or Leyland Cypress. And to truly kick off the holiday spirit, you can visit during Sundays and look into their on-site church services before tree shopping.
11. Piper Mountain in Newburgh, Maine
Though it’s pretty exhilarating to trek through the rolling hills of Piper Mountain – it will definitely be worth it! You will get to enjoy the barn’s delicious apple-cider doughnuts paired with piping-hot coffee.
Plus, there’s a wide variety of handmade wreaths you can choose from.
12. Lebanon Christmas Tree Farm in Ridgeville, South Carolina
Lebanon Christmas Tree Farm is one of the most family-friendly places you’ll ever be. You and your family can hop on the train that will take you all over the farm, or you can participate in the farm’s scavenger hunt. There’s also Santa’s Kidz Workshop where your little ones can write their wishes and letters to Santa.
Other Christmas tree farms you need to take into consideration:
- Steele’s Christmas Tree Farm in Angie, Louisiana
- Middleburg Christmas Tree Farm in Round Hill, Virginia
- Dull’s Tree Farm in Thorntown, Indiana
- Delp Christmas Tree Farm in St. John, Kansas
- Balsam Ridge Christmas Tree Farm in Raymond, Maine
- Wonderland Tree Farm in Pea Ridge, Arkansas
- Grandma Buddy’s Christmas Trees in Sebastopol, California
- Rusty Gate Tree Farm in Harrison, Idaho
- Walnut Ridge Farm in Indianola, Iowa
- Barker’s Christmas Tree Farm in Lexington, Kentucky
- Big John Leyden’s Tree Farm in West Greenwich, Rhode Island
- Santa’s Christmas Tree Forest in Eustis, Florida
- Christmas Trees of Vermont in Springfield, Vermont
- Snickers Gap Tree Farm in Round Hill, Virginia
- Krueger’s Christmas Trees in Lake Elmo, Minnesota
- Corsi Tree Farm in Hamersville, Ohio
- Grant Christmas Tree Farm in Grant, Louisiana
- Hillside Tree Farm in Camino, California
So, which among these Christmas tree farms you’re planning to visit this year?
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