Cleveland East Side Christmas Tree Farm Guide
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O Christmas tree O Christmas tree, where do I go to find thee? Growing up, my family didn’t cut down our own tree for the holiday. While we did go to a tree farm to purchase one, we bought one that was already cut, placed it on top of our car, and rode home to watch my dad put the tree in the stand and try to get it as straight as possible. When I was little, he could never do it fast enough and when I was a teenager, it was hysterical watching him trying to get it just right! I have fond memories of our Christmas trees. Although growing up we didn’t cut our own trees, my husband and I started the tradition when we were dating. There was a lovely tree farm in PA that took you to all the trees by a horse-drawn sleigh, offered hot chocolate and homemade cookies in the barn and it was just plain magical. We kept the tradition alive ever since and while we don’t travel to PA to get our tree, we always take our children to the farm to pick out a tree!! It’s something that we always look forward to and have so much fun doing every year!!
There is just nothing like a good holiday tradition. And while I will always have fond memories of that place PA, it is quite the drive just for a tree. So I went on a Christmas tree farm hunt and rounded up a handful of Christmas tree destinations on the East Side. I hope this will help you to find that perfect tree to light up your house for the holidays.
This farm has pre-cut (Fraser & Douglas Fir, Concolor, & Canaan Fir) and U-cut trees (Blue & Norway Spruce, Scotch & White Pine). The U-cut trees are definitely the value here ($45 up to 10′ vs. pre-cut starting at $50), and they come with an experience to boot! Saws & sleds provided, good feels guaranteed. Oh, they also have award-winning maple syrup for sale for those Christmas morning pancakes.
Address: 11380 Thwing Rd., Chardon, OH 44024
This tree farm is a newcomer on the scene and has pre-cut Fraser firs as well as cut your own White Pine, Colorado Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, and Canaan Fir. All of these trees range from $10-$14 a foot. There is also a little barn gift shop featuring local crafts and goods for holiday gifts.
Address: 10480 East Washington St., Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
This tree farm has trees to pick and sleigh rides to ride. The trees are all pre-cut Fraser firs so if you are over making another decision this holiday season, this might be the place for you. With every tree purchase, you get a complimentary horse-drawn surrey or sleigh ride! Sleigh rides are also available by reservation throughout the winter months so make sure to book in advance if you want to glide through a winter wonderland this season.
Address: 15161 Main Market Rd., (Rte 422), Burton, OH 44021
If you’re a cut-your-own tree fanatic then this is your place. They have multiple types of fir and spruce trees, including some up to 12 feet tall. They also have pre-cut varieties including Fraser, Blue Spruce, Concolor, White & Scotch Pine. Added bonus that this place is just down the road from Patterson Fruit Farm’s market, so be sure to swing by there on your way home for home-made donuts, apple fritters, and (of course) apples!
Address: 9500 Mulberry Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026
Love Christmas tree hunting but hate the cold. Here is your answer. Search for your perfect tree in Sunrise Farm’s warm and cozy glasshouse. Bonus points that there’s free popcorn on the weekends. And they have a whole gift shop full of goodies for perusing.
Address: 13115 Kinsman Rd., Burton, OH 44021
Family owned and operated since 1980, this tree farm has tradition written all over it. This farm is actually made up of two neighbor farms, so with 20 acres of trees, you’re bound to find the perfect one for your picture window.
Address: 3301 Hamilton Rd., Medina, OH 44256
Family owned and operated. Gorgeous trees and homemade wreaths!! Make sure to bring your camera and take your holiday picture because this place is gorgeous!!
Address: 35900 Eddy Rd., Willoughby Hills, OH 44094-8411
Open since 1949, Mount Creek offers acres of trees for families to choose and cut from as well as a huge selection of premium trees in their pre-cut tree barn.
Speaking of their barn, the gift barn offers a place to warm up and take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.
Address: 7185 Williams Road, Concord, Ohio 44077
Offering a huge variety of fresh-cut, balled & burlap (dug) or cut your own trees! Rhodes Sisters only accepts cash or check. And don’t forget fido!! Dogs are welcome on this farm, but they must be on a leash!!
Address: 12020 Clay St, Huntsburg, OH 44046
Located just 5 miles East of Chardon Square, Hornyak Farms offers pre-cut and cut-your-own trees this year! And they even offer tabletop sizes for those that don’t want to commit to a full-size tree!!
Address: 15135 Rock Creek Rd, Chardon, OH 44024
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