5 Best Christmas Tree Farms in Vermont


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Sleighbells ring, are you listenin’??? Must be Christmas time in Vermont again!

The Green Mountain state shows up and shows out for Christmas, no doubt about that, and Christmas tree farms are no exception.

Picturesque Vermont villages beautifully decorated for the season, and snow softly swirling around you will have you feeling like you’ve stepped into a Holiday-Magic-Hallmark movie; if you’re ready to start gathering everything you need to create your own holiday magic at home, there is no better place to start than at one of the 5 best Christmas tree farms in Vermont!

Werner Tree Farm in Middlebury, VT

Family-run Werner Tree Farm in Middlebury, VT is a prime example of quaint Christmas charm in Vermont.  Whether you cut your own tree or choose from their pre-cut stock, the Werner family provides all that you need to have a fun, festive experience while picking out the perfect Christmas tree!

Complimentary hot chocolate and cookies will keep your energy up as you hunt for your tree, and when you return, you can head in to check out the farm shop and their wide selection of handcrafted garlands, wreaths, kissing balls, and other Werner Farm staples, like their maple syrup and raw honey products. Oh, and don’t leave the farm without meeting Twister, the Christmas pony!

Christmas Trees of Vermont in Springfield, VT

Located in beautiful Springfield, VT, Christmas Trees of Vermont has more than 70 acres of healthy and strong Fraser Firs to choose from. If you visit on the weekends, you can hop on the “Jolly Trolley,” their whimsical holiday wagon to ride out to the fields to cut your tree or hunt for your perfect Christmas tree among the selection of pre-cut trees.

Once you’ve got your tree, head in to visit the Christmas Cottage to warm up by the fire with your hot cocoa as you check out the selection of wreaths and ornaments. If that doesn’t rev up your Christmas spirit-ometer, rumor has it that if you stop by the Christmas Cottage on the weekends, you might just run in to Santa himself!

Elysian Hills Tree Farm in Dummerston, VT

When you want a picture-perfect New England Christmas experience, you need to head to Elysian Hills Tree Farm in Dummerston, VT! This gorgeous tree farm offers certified organic trees and in addition to their cut-your-own and pre-cut options, they also have a great selection of handcrafted wreaths, kissing balls, garlands, and centerpieces.

Elysian Hills is a part of Walker Farm, a lovely organic farm that offers lots of fabulous farm-fresh goodies, like maple syrup, cheese, and veggies. Once you’ve picked out your tree, head to the farm store to get your complimentary hot chocolate or cider and pick up some marshmallows to roast over the open fire. What more could you possibly need to get in the spirit of the season?

Tester’s Vermont Christmas Trees in Barton, VT

Located in the scenic “Northeast Kingdom” of Vermont, Tester’s Vermont Christmas Trees offers the classic Christmas tree farm experience. On the weekends, Tester’s offers hayrides to take you out to the fields so you can look for your perfect tree to cut down yourself, or you can choose from one of their freshly-cut, ready to buy options. Tester’s cites their tree farm’s elevation of 2000 feet as being one of the reasons their trees are exceptionally hardy and known for holding their needles a long time.

Once you’ve found your Christmas tree, you can warm yourself up with a cup of complimentary hot cider or cocoa. In addition to trees, Tester’s also sells hand-crafted wreaths and hand-painted ornaments, so you can get all you need to deck your halls and make your home merry and bright!

Paine’s Christmas Trees in Morrisville, VT

In the village of Morrisville, VT, there is a Christmas tree farm that has been drawing Vermonters from all across the state for over 60 years: Paine’s Christmas Trees. Cut your own or choose a pre-cut (or mail-order delivery), and then stop by the shop where you can find all kinds of goodies, like unique Christmas decorations and ornaments, hand-crafted kissing balls, wreaths, and garlands, and plenty of the other product that Paine’s is famous for producing: maple syrup!

Paine’s Christmas Trees has also partnered with Top Notch resort in nearby Stowe to create a Holiday Spirit package; take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to create special Christmas memories with a visit to Paine’s and a stay at one of Vermont’s favorite luxury resorts. The Christmas season is all about making magical memories with those we love; what better way to do that than to pair a Christmas tree search with a stay at a beautiful Stowe resort?

Winter in Vermont is always spectacular, but there is something about bringing home a fresh-cut Christmas tree that really sets the stage for Christmas magic. Most Christmas tree farms open shortly after Thanksgiving, so don’t wait too long to go check out one of the 5 best Christmas tree farms in Vermont. Happy Christmas tree hunting!


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