Start a family tradition with a trip to one of these Christmas tree farms. Most also offer pre-cut trees, wreaths and garland; many have family-friendly activities such as hayrides, petting farms and marshmallow roasting. Be sure to call and verify hours and tree availability before heading out.

Yule Forest

Stay warm with homemade apple cider and take a winter hayride before you choose the perfect tree. Stockbridge.

Kinsey Family Farm

Take a wagon ride to choose your tree, then warm up with some marshmallow roasting and hot cocoa. Gainesville. Opens Nov. 15.

Berry’s Tree Farm

Train rides, concessions, goat farm and more. Take pictures of the kids with Santa (see website for dates). Covington. Opens Nov. 23.

Bottoms Tree Farm

Take a hayride, enjoy roasted marshmallows, and pet the farm animals. Free photos with Santa (see website for dates and times). Cumming. Nov. 23-Dec. 21.

Thompson’s Tree Farm

Enjoy cider or hot chocolate and feed the farm’s goats. On weekends, take a hayride and roast marshmallows. Lawrenceville. Nov. 23-Dec. 21.

Berry Patch Farms

After cutting your tree, visit the farm animals and enjoy hot chocolate, ice cream, face painting and more. Woodstock. Opens Nov. 29.

Coker Tree Farm

Choose from a variety of evergreens, including Frasier Fir, Leland Cypress, Murray Cypress and Carolina Sapphire. Marietta. Opens Nov. 29.

Sleepy Hollow Farm

Choose from a wide variety of tree species, including Carolina Sapphire and Virginia Pine. Powder Springs. Opens Nov. 29.

For more tree farm locations, visit pickyourownchristmastree.org. Check websites for hours and weather closures.

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