5 Places To Find The Perfect Holiday Tree In The Upper ValleyNov 22, 2021 12:09PM ● By Kaitlyn Malone
Going out and finding a Christmas tree that is just right for your home is a tradition that brings such festiveness and cheer to the holidays. Finding a beautiful tree with family and friends builds fun memories and often has us thinking that the Christmas magic somehow guides us to the perfect tree. “That’s the one,”; we exclaim as we proudly take hold of the trunk and branches, smelling the sweet pine we know will soon be filling our homes.
Here are 5 places to find the perfect holiday tree.
Nichols Christmas Trees
163 Dartmouth College Hwy, Lyme, NH 03768
At Nichols Christmas Trees and Wreaths, you can find the perfect tree for Christmas as well as some beautiful handmade Christmas wreaths, centerpieces, and many other decorations. They are a family business lasting four generations. During the year, they produce maple syrups and care for their gorgeous Christmas trees. They begin selling the Christmas trees the day after Thanksgiving between the hours of 9 am to 4:30 pm. A great place to go, especially if you need maple syrup too!
12 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon, NH 03766
You can walk through their tree field to select a beautiful Christmas tree for your home and cut it down yourself! Or you can choose from the freshly cut trees such as a Balsam Fir, White Spruce, and Fraser Fir to take home. Saws to cut your tree and twine to bind them are provided. The prices range from $20 to upwards of $75, depending on the size of the tree. They also have a couple of retail locations open for your convenience. One is in West Lebanon at the Colonial Plaza next to Seven Barrel Brewery. Another is located at the Hanover Street Plaza next to Gnomon Copy off exit 18 from Highway 89. For more information and to stay up to date, you can call them at 603-795-4392 or email them at [email protected]. To find them online, go to nicholstrees.com.
Coop Food Stores
The Lebanon Co-op is a great easy place to find your perfect Christmas Tree. You can find more information online at Coopfoodstore.coop. They are open from 7 am to 9 pm and are a very convenient way to get your Christmas tree and any other groceries simultaneously! Perfect if you don’t have a lot of time. The friendly and knowledgeable staff are always there to help, and the pre-cut trees available will satisfy your vision. It's a great way to support your community. They will have wreaths for you to pick up as well. To contact them by phone in case you have further questions, you can reach them at 603-643-4889.
Hidden Field Fir Farm
625 River Rd.Plainfield, NH, NH 03781
Here is a great place to visit to get your Christmas tree. See the address above so that Hidden Field Fir Farm won’t be so hidden from you! If you are wanting the full experience of hunting for your own tree and cutting it down, this is a good place to go. They are open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm beginning the Friday after Thanksgiving. They allow you to choose and cut any tree you want in their Christmas tree field for $50. They also provide pre-cut trees for your convenience as well in case you don’t have as much time. Bringing cash or a check would be the safest form of payment. They advise on not bringing your dogs to the location. To stay up to date on information for this location or for any questions, you can find them on Facebook at Hidden Field Fir Farm or give them a call at (603) 675-2007.
Anderson Hill Tree Farm
22 Anderson Hill Rd, Enfield, NH 03748
Anderson Hill Tree Farm is only open for business for the first three days following Thanksgiving! They have 50 acres of wild trees to cut yourself, including Eastern White Ouvem Balsam Fir and Red and White Spruces. The prices are $2/foot for 1-6 feet and higher for larger trees. They also provide pre-cut trees as well for $56 for a 7-8 foot tree. November 26th, 27th, and 28th are your only opportunity to find the perfect tree for your holiday celebrations at Anderson Hill Tree Farm. This small family farm began growing Christmas trees in 2012 and began selling in 2019. Last year they were so popular that they sold a little too many trees, and so this year, to protect their inventory, they are open for three days only. Convenient and family-friendly, they have easy trails to take you into the property that find the perfect tree just for you. You can speak to them over the phone at 603-965-2535 for more information or find them online at www.andersonhilltreefarm.com.
Balsam Ridge Tree Farm
31 Derush Road, Canaan, NH 03741
Balsam Ridge Tree Farm is an excellent place to bring the family and find a beautiful tree for your home to decorate! They will be open for tagging trees beginning Thanksgiving weekend. They have many classic trees to choose from, including Concolor Fir, Scotch Pine, Colorado Blue Spruce, and a limited selection of exotic evergreens. A serene place to walk through with a lovely stream on the property as you find the right tree for you. They also provide smaller potted evergreens for the window or bedroom. For more information, you can contact them at 603-523-7023. You can also find them on Facebook at BalsamRidgeTreeFarm.