Find a Tree, Make a Memory

The timeless tradition of choosing a Christmas tree is more than just a trek through a tree farm. Your family can take a wagon ride, sip hot cider, roast marshmallows and more at these farms. Trees cost as little as $30, depending on the type and height your family picks out or cuts down.

Berry’s Tree Farm

Opens Nov. 21, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Enjoy train rides, hay rides, snow flocking, concession stands and much more. The kids can take pictures with Santa. View website for dates. 70 Mt. Tabor Rd., Covington. 770-786-5833.

Berry Patch Farms

Open Nov.28-Dec.14, Mon.-Fri., 3-6 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sit on the porch and enjoy a warm funnel cake and sip hot apple cider as Santa’s helpers load up your car with a perfect tree. 786 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock. 770-926-0561.

Kinsey Family Christmas Tree Farm

Opens Nov. 22. Mon.-Fri., noon-7 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Take a wagon ride out to choose your tree. Warm up after with some marshmallow roasting and hot cocoa and listen to holiday music in the barn. 7170 Jot-em Down Rd., Gainesville. 770-887-6028.

Yule Forest

Opens Nov. 27, Mon.- Sun., 9 a.m. to dark.
Stay warm with homemade apple cider. Free hayrides and a petting zoo on the weekends. A fun zone is also open on the weekend for $3. 3565 Hwy 155 N., Stockbridge. 770-954-9356.

Bottoms Tree Farm

Open Nov. 22-Dec. 20, Mon.-Fri., 3 p.m. to dark; Sat., 9 a.m. to dark, closed Sun.
Roast marshmallows over the fire, enjoy hot cider and see farm animals. Take a hay ride around the farm or stroll by the lake after picking out your tree. 5880 John Burruss Rd., Cumming. 706-429-3173.

Thompson’s Tree Farm

Open Nov. 22-Dec. 21, Mon.-Fri., noon-6 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Hay rides, s’more roasting, hot chocolate and cider. The kids can feed pet goats and cows around the farm. Don’t miss Santa’s visit on Dec. 6. 1829 Prospect Rd., Lawrenceville.

– Hayley Markowitz

For more tree farm locations, visit Check websites for Thanksgiving holiday hours.


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