NC High Country Top 5 Choose & Cut Christmas Tree Farms
NC High Country Top Christmas Tree Farms
Here is our list of the Top 5 Choose and Cut Christmas Tree Farms to visit by category:
BEST FARM FOR MAIL ORDER TREES AND ITEMS
Appalachian Evergreens Appalachian Evergreens
Boone North Carolina
Appalachian Evergreens has been producing wreaths and garland for over 80 years! If you can’t make it to the High Country for a tree, Appalachian Evergreens’ website offers a wide variety of mail order items, from trees, wreaths, garlands to country ham and Christmas CD’s!
BEST FARM FOR ANIMAL TOUR
Apple Hill Farm
Banner Elk, NC
Apple Hill Farm is located atop Valle Mountain in picturesque Valle Crucis, North Carolina. The property is home to alpacas, donkeys, goats, llamas, miniature donkeys, cats and dogs. You can take a tour through the barns and sheds and meet all the animals.
Although the farm does not grow Christmas trees, you can visit a large gift shop in a beautifully decorated barn that sells alpaca yarn products, table trees, wreaths and garland.
BEST FARM FOR AGRICULTURAL TOUR
Swinging Bridge Farm
Swinging Bridge Farm offers Choose & Cut trees, tours of the farm, and….you can visit an Orangery! The orangery at Swinging Bridge Farm has over 40 citrus varieties and fruit bearing trees are for sale in four and seven gallon containers.
BEST FARM FOR SMALL CHILDREN
Sugar Plum Farm
Banner Elk, NC
Sugar Plum Farm is the perfect place to take children and show them the magic of Christmas. The farm features a hayride to pick your tree, picnic tables around a pond, hot drinks and other souvenirs (including stuffed animals for infants!) at no cost. The farmhands will take your family picture while you’re cutting your tree and pictures are also available with Santa and his elves.
BEST GIFT SHOP AND ATMOSPHERE
Cornett Deal Christmas Tree Farm
The Cornett Deal Christmas Tree farm has 5 fields of trees to choose from and is one of the few farms in the High Country that will shake and drill your tree before bundling it for the ride home. On top of that, you will have a chance to enjoy a cup of Diane’s famous hot apple cider!
The gift shop at this farm features handmade pottery, jewelry, and knitted hats and scarves, as well as wreaths and garland. All items in the gift shop are local and handmade.