Take a horse-drawn wagon ride to a tree farm where you and your family can spot your perfect fragrant, fresh tree – and cut it down yourself!
Christmas Tree Capital of the World
There is only one "Christmas Tree Capital of the World" and that’s in Indiana, PA! Indiana County has long been known for producing a variety of evergreen trees, as well as being the home of Jimmy Stewart, star of the iconic Christmas film It’s a Wonderful Life. Your holiday tradition begins downtown at the 32-foot live tree lighting. Purchase your tree and kick off four weeks of "It's A Wonderful Life" Holiday Celebration while enjoying hot chocolate, marshmallows, Santa and his reindeer, and shopping! Family memories are made at Mytrysak Family Tree Farm with a tractor wagon ride through the fields to choose the picture-perfect tree.
For the holidays at their best, go to Elizabeth Farms for a pre-cut Christmas tree. Afterward, warm up with complimentary hot chocolate and explore the Christmas Fantasy Barn, featuring Santa’s Workshop, Bloomingdale’s Holiday Window Displays from the 1950s, and the model train room.
Tannenbaum Christmas Tree Trains
Ride the rails through a winter wonderland on Tannenbaum Christmas Tree Trains. The train takes you on a 45-minute ride through York County’s countryside on a replica Civil War-era steam engine before disembarking at the Bricker Tree Farm. Find your one-of-a-kind tree before enjoying seasonal beverages and other goodies at the farm. Then, hop on the train and journey back to the station, where your tree will be ready and waiting for you!
Bustard’s Christmas Trees
Bustard’s Christmas Trees won major bragging rights when one of its trees graced the White House, serving as a centerpiece for the Obama family’s celebration of the holidays. This family-owned business has been supplying trees since 1929, when they were sold to supplement the farm’s array of crops. Now, Christmas trees are this family’s bread and butter!
From inside your home to outside, Froehlich’s Farm has all the seasonal decorations you need. Browse their custom greens and wreaths for a unique touch — all handmade and decorated right on the farm. You’re certain to find just what you are looking for to make your holiday merry and bright!
CT Farm is a choose-and-cut Christmas tree farm located in beautiful Chester County. The farm is home to five different species of tree, making it a one-stop shop for everyone. After picking the perfect tree for the holiday season, the farm staff will cut and drill the tree so it’s ready to hit the stand!
Whether you enjoy the smell of fresh pine occupying your home or want a low-maintenance artificial tree, Mason Farms has it all. Walk through the transformed greenhouse, a true winter wonderland, and browse the artificial trees or take a walk outside and view their wide selection of pre-cut trees. The farms Christmas shop has fresh wreaths, garlands, ornaments, and holiday decorations, making it an easy trip with everything you need!
Strites Orchard LLC
Venture to Harrisburg and take an old-fashioned wagon ride to cut down your own tree this holiday season at Strites Orchard. Several species of trees occupy the farm as well as pre-cut trees for an easier escape. After selecting the perfect tree, enjoy some in-season apple cider before heading home to decorate!
Merrymead Farm Market
Stroll through the forest of trees at Merrymead Farm Market in Lansdale to find a beautiful, fresh-cut, local fir tree. The staff will shake, bale, and load your tree — all you have to do is pick out your favorite one! Their holly house is filled with wreaths, roping, and assorted greens that are perfect for the Christmas season. After the tree has been loaded up, don't forget to try some of the market’s old-fashioned Eggnog!
Forrest View Evergreen Tree Farm
While you may not want to roam Forrest View Evergreen Tree Farm’s 200 acres to find the perfect tree, several species of trees line every acre making it easy to pick a winner. As a growing business since 1925, the farm’s trees have even surrounded the skating rink at Rockefeller Center! Now, local residents are welcomed to browse their huge fir selection to find the perfect holiday tree before the staff begins to cut, bale, and drill.
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