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. berrystreefarm.com

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. berrypatchfarms.net

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. kinseyfamilyfarm.com/christmas

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. aboutYule.com

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. bottomstreefarm.com

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.
770-513-2552. thompsonstreefarm.gacta.com

– Hayley Markowitz

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

 


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