Best Christmas Tree Farms in Long Island – taking the family to buy a pre-cut Christmas tree or even to cut your own Christmas tree is a wonderful annual tradition that is much loved in our household. Wandering through the fields to find the perfect tree that is the right height, with symmetrical branches and the right amount of fullness is all part of the celebration for us.
Bringing a real Christmas tree home every Christmas is what many Americans do. But cutting a Christmas tree and setting it up by yourself is pretty awesome. If this idea sounds appealing and you live in Long Island, this Christmas season, head to these farms to ‘Choose and Cut’ your Christmas tree.
There are lots of Christmas tree varieties to choose from, like Fraser Firs, Blue Spruce, Canaan Fir, Douglas Fir, Scotch Pine, Balsam Fir and Norway Spruce.
Have a look at our list of the best Christmas tree farms in Long Island.
Darts Christmas Tree Farm
The 50 year old Darts Christmas Farm is one of the oldest Christmas Farms in Long Island.
Visit this farm if you want to buy Fraser Fir trees in different sizes. They offer hand saws and helpers to help you cut the tree. Dart Christmas tree farm stands out because of the distinctive painted trees, painted in eye-catching hues like pink, purple, blue and gold. Shop for Christmas ornaments, handmade wreaths and a variety of Christmas decorations at their Christmas shop.
It opens its door for the public from Black Friday, the last day being Christmas Eve.
Address:2355, Main Bayview Road, Southhold, New York
Santa’s Christmas Tree Farm
There are over 8,000 Douglas Fir trees to choose from at the Santa’s Christmas Tree Farm. The 30 acre farm is an ideal place to spend Christmas with your family.
They offer a variety of entertaining activities including ice skating, a petting zoo, pony rides, bouncy castles, hayrides, candle making, face painting and cookie decorating. Sip on some hot chocolate and munch on some doughnuts.
Check out their Christmas shop for some beautiful holiday socks, mittens, Christmas tree decorations, Christmas gifts and much more.
Address: 30105 Main Road (Route 25), Cutchogue
Carter ‘Choose and Cut’ Christmas Tree Farm
Listed on the National-Register of historic places, Carter Christmas Tree Farm is a well known name. Families return here every year.
Choose from White Fir, White Spruce, Scotch Pine, Blue Spruce, and Norway Spruce and cut it with your own saw or borrow it from them. They will pack your tree but you will have to arrange your own transport. Spiced hot cider is beyond delicious.
Pick up some beautiful wreaths and other decorations at their Christmas shop. If you don’t want to cut your tree before December, you can mark your tree by decorating it, so that when you visit it closer to Christmas, you can spot your tree from a distance. They are open only on weekends.
Address: 123 North Country Road, Miller Place, New York
Mike’s Christmas Tree Farm
A family-operated farm, each year it is thrown open to the public just after Thanksgiving, last date being the Christmas eve to pick your tree. You will be spoilt for choice, with different varieties and sizes of Spruces available here.
They are known for Colorado Blue Spruce, White Spruce and Norway Spruce. They provide saws if you choose to cut your own tree. The staff is extremely helpful and provides outstanding assistance. Live trees in pots or burlap balls are also for sale.
A wonderful backdrop has been created in this farm for a family Christmas photo card. Buy some beautiful Christmas decorations here.
Address: 323, Weeks Avenue, Manorville, Long Island