5 Best Christmas Tree Farms in Maine


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What’s that coming in off the water? Is that Santa… arriving by Lobster boat??? Looks like Christmas in Maine again!

The brisk winter wind blowing in brings an extra chill to this part of New England, but Mainers know how to fortify themselves against the cold with bonfires, hot cocoa, and homes decorated to the nines in fresh greens, garland, twinkle lights, and a healthy, hardy, Maine-grown Christmas tree!

‘Tis the season to gather together and enjoy all the warmth and merriment of the holidays; to get started, head on out to one of the 5 best Christmas tree farms in Maine!

Nutkin Knoll Farm in Newburgh, ME

A small family farm in Newburgh, Nutkin Knoll Farm is well-known for producing two things very, very well: Christmas trees and maple syrup. Offering a healthy selection of both Balsam Fir and Fraser cut-your-own or pre-cut Christmas tree options, you can decide if you’d like to chop down your own Christmas tree or let the folks at Nutkin Knoll Farm do the grunt work for you! Complimentary warm cider is also on hand for you to enjoy as you scope out the selection of gorgeously handcrafted wreaths, centerpieces, garland, and kissing balls.

A visit to Nutkin Knoll Farm could never be complete without picking up some maple syrup products! Their selection of sweets is to die for with maple cream, maple popcorn, and maple cotton candy being just a few of their bestsellers. Can you think of a better snack to munch on while you’re decorating your freshly cut Christmas tree?

Finestkind Tree Farms in Dover-Foxcroft, ME

At Finestkind Tree Farms in Dover-Foxcroft, the LaCasce Family works year-round to care for and nurture their stock of healthy and hardy trees so they can be ready for you and yours to come and pick out your favorite! Cut your own or choose from their selection of pre-cut Fraser and Balsam Fir trees, and enjoy a complimentary cup of hot coffee to keep you warm on your search.

Once you’ve chosen your perfect Christmas tree, head over to the Christmas gift shop to check out their unique offerings. In addition to all the traditional Christmas decorations like handcrafted garlands, centerpieces, ornaments, and wreaths, Finestkind Tree Farms also offers dried flower arrangements and dried flower wreaths for a unique addition to your Christmas decoration at home.

Moose Hill Farm in Fayette, ME

Coffee, cookies, cocoa, and Christmas trees, that’s just some of what you’ll find at Moose Hill Farm in Fayette! Beautiful Moose Hill Farm offers both cut-your-own and pre-cut Balsam Firs, along with gorgeously handcrafted wreaths made right on the farm.

In addition to their lovely wreaths, you will also find a diverse assortment of Christmas ornaments and cute Christmas tchotchkes to make your home feel extra festive and fun for the holidays! Complimentary coffee, cocoa, and cookies will make you feel right at home while you check out the selection of Moose Hill Farm’s homemade jams and jellies; these make an amazing addition to any holiday meal served with fresh-from-the-oven rolls!

The Old Farm Christmas Place in Cape Elizabeth, ME

On the National Register of Historic Places, The Old Farm Christmas Place in Cape Elizabeth still features the original pre-1790 cape-style home with most original features intact. This beautiful property is all old-fashioned Christmas charm and one of the prettiest Christmas tree farms in the state.

You can roam the fields of Balsam Firs to search for and cut down your tree yourself or you can choose from the selection of pre-cut trees, and there are wreaths and other handcrafted Christmas decorations for sale in the Old Farm Store. Wagon rides, complimentary hot cocoa and cider, and a roaring fire to warm yourself by will have you feeling like you have stepped back in time to a quaint Christmas from eras gone by!

Piper Mountain Christmas Tree Farm in Newburgh, ME

A Maine favorite for decades, Piper Mountain Christmas Tree Farm in Newburgh draws in visitors from hundreds of miles around (and several states away!) for their generous selection of healthy trees, stellar customer service, and lovely Christmas activities, such as their weekend horse-drawn carriage rides.  This gorgeous family farm has been growing Christmas trees since the 70s and has even provided an 18-foot Christmas tree to the White House before!

You decide if you’d like to make your way through the fields of fragrant Balsam Firs to cut your own tree down or choose from one of their fresh pre-cut options. Once you’ve picked out your perfect Tannenbaum, head up to the shop where you can warm up with warm cider, cocoa, and freshly-baked cider doughnuts while you explore their extensive Christmas decoration offerings. Wreaths, garland, centerpieces, ornaments, unique Christmas gifts, and gift packages will let you get a head start on both Christmas decorating and shopping!

The holiday season can feel like it flies by so fast. Don’t wait too long to deck your halls, head out to one of the best Maine Christmas tree farms today!


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