Best Christmas Tree Farms Near Houston

Taking the family to a quintessential Christmas tree farm is one of the most iconic symbols of the holiday season. For many, it is a cherished tradition. These farms offer a unique and festive way to kick off the holiday season.

What to Expect

Christmas tree farms are typically open in mid to late November and keep hours through December when they sell out. When you arrive at a farm, you’ll be greeted by a sight to behold: acres of towering Christmas trees. Most farms allow you to cut your own tree, or you can choose from a selection of pre-cut trees. If you go later in the season you may be subject to height restrictions or choose from pre-cut trees.

In addition to picking out a tree, many Christmas tree farms offer a variety of other activities. These include hayrides, train rides, visits with Santa Claus, and hot chocolate. Often, on the weekends they will also have gift shops or mini-markets where you can purchase Christmas decorations and other holiday-themed items.

Generally, the farms provide everything you need to measure, cut, and tie your tree. No power saws are allowed.

Tips for Visiting a Christmas Tree Farm

Here are a few tips for making the most of your visit to a Christmas tree farm:

  • Dress to weather. Here in Houston, November and December see wild temperature swings. Likewise, it can get pretty rainy so the fields might be muddy. Choose layers and shoes that you can get mucky and are comfortable enough to walk in for a few hours.
  • Bring a camera. You’ll want to capture all the memories of your trip.
  • Take your time. Don’t rush into picking out a tree. Take your time and wander through the fields to find the perfect one.
  • Be prepared to get dirty. You’ll likely get dirt on your hands and clothes, so be prepared to get a little dirty.
  • Have fun! Visiting a Christmas tree farm is a fun and festive way to kick off the holiday season. So relax, have fun, and enjoy the experience.

Christmas Tree Farms in the Houston Area

There are many great Christmas tree farms in the Houston area. However, it takes a bit of land to have an authentic tree farm so we are including some that are a little outside of the Houston area as well. Here are a few of the most popular:

I hope this article helps you plan your visit to a Christmas tree farm. With so many great farms to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect one for your family.

Which one is your family’s favorite?

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