Make your plans now to ride the Polar Express on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad.  Celebrate the Christmas season with a visit to the Biltmore, all decorated in beautiful holiday decorations as the Biltmore celebrates Christmas.  If you are a ski buff, skiing at Cataloochee Ski Area in Maggie Valley begins in November.  Pick out your fresh cut Christmas tree and bring your freshly cut Christmas tree along with your memories home.  You can even see real reindeer!

Begin to create you own Christmas memories by selecting your Christmas tree from one of the many tree farms in the North Carolina Mountains

Your tree will never be fresher!  Buy your Christmas tree where they are grown to be sold wholesale to Christmas tree lots!

Come, choose and cut your very fresh Christmas tree at a  tree farm in the high elevations in the North Carolina Mountains. For the holidays, make a special holiday celebration trip to the Smoky Mountains to select your Christmas tree and take your freshly cut Christmas tree back home.  It's a fun Christmas tradition that keeps guests coming year after year.  In addition, the whole family will love the Polar Express trip to the North Pole to meet Santa on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad.  At Tom Sawyer Christmas Tree Farm, the children will even see reindeer!

Many people from all over the South make their anuual trip a tradition to the North Carolina Mountains during the Christmas holiday season to choose a freshly cut, Christmas tree. Christmas tree farmsare located close to all of the wonderful winter activities including  snow tubing, skiing and a ride to the North Pole on the Polar Express train on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad! Why not plan a Christmas getaway with your family and friends to enjoy the beautiful North Carolina Mountains, Christmas activities and choose your freshly cut Christmas tree.

These are growers of premium North Carolina Fraser Fir Christmas Trees. and many of these families have been growing, and nationally wholesaling and distributing Fraser Fir Christmas trees for over 40 years.

 Mistletoe Meadows Christmas Tree Farm in Laurel Springs, won the honor in the National Christmas Tree contest for their 20-foot tall Fraser fir, 13 feet wide and weighing 2,000 pounds. It was cut down Friday November 23, 2007 and will be delivered Monday to the White House. This is  the 10th Christmas tree in history that a North Carolina tree was chosen to be the official White House Christmas tree.

Fraser Firs are raised from seed at 4500 feet elevation. They are pyramid shaped and in the natural environment they can reach a maximum height of 80 feet. Fraser Firs are indigenous to the southern Appalachian Mountains so the cool weather and abundant rainfall are idea for their production.

The Fraser Fir is known as the Cadillac of Christmas trees because of its needle retention and strong boughs. Christmas-lovers all over have made the Fraser Fir a permanent part of their family traditions and when you buy a Christmas tree at home, you are probably buying a North Carolina Fraser Fir.

 Christmas Tree Farms
 Ted Craig Tree Farm 828-488-3954  2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. weekdays; Saturday and Sunday come just about anytime.  Where: From Bryson City, take Alarka Road out of town. Go about 3.5 miles and take a right on Deep Gap Road. Go one-third of a mile and take a right on Cullasaja Road. Go less than a mile and take a right on Fraser Fir Drive. Go up to the third house.

 Ammons Bros Nursery 828-293-5953 -  a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. From Sylva, head south on N.C. 107 to Tuckaseegee. Turn off to the left on N.C. 281. Go several miles, about half way to Lake Toxoway, and turn on Tennessee Creek Road. Go for one mile and turn on Wolf Mountain Road. Go for 2.5 miles to the farm.
 Choose and cut Christmas trees
2233 Wolf Mountain Road, Tuckasegee, NC

 Ds Trees Farm 828-293-3308 - 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays; noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, or anytime by appointment. Folks can beginning tagging trees Oct. 1, but call ahead for appointment.  From Sylva, head south on N.C 107. Go about 1.5 miles and take a left on Old Cullowhee Road. Go 1.5 miles and take left to Cane Creek Road. Go 1.5 miles look for field to the right of Creek Road.
 Choose and cut Christmas trees
 Cullowhee, NC

Smith Tree Farm in Sylva  828-269-6769 or 828-586-3488. Lots of trees over 10 feet and up to 15 feet tall.
 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; call ahead on weekdays. From Sylva, go south on N.C. 107. Go about a mile turn left on Cope Creek Road at the Hot Spot gas station. Go one mile and turn right on East Cope Creek. First drive on left.
 Choose and cut Christmas trees
The farm is at the first drive on the left. Very easy access.
Operating Dates and Hours: Thanksgiving Day - Christmas Eve, five days a week, Monday - Friday 12 PM - 6 PM. Saturday and Sunday 9:30 AM - dark.
Tree Species and Height: Fraser Fir 4 - 12 feet, Canaan Fir 4 - 6 feet
Accessories and Special Services: Wreaths, decorations, mail order, net bagging, restrooms, and free refreshments. The farm will cut your tree for you and carry it out at no extra charge. Pre-tagging of trees by customers any time by appointment.
27 East Cope Creek Road, Sylva, NC

Woodard Tree Farm 828-586-8577  9 a.m. to dark Monday through Saturday. Begin pre-tagging in October.  From Sylva, head south on U.S. 441. Go about half way to Franklin. Turn on Pumpkin Town Road. Go 1.3 miles and look for farm.

Tom Sawyer Christmas Tree and Reindeer Farm 828-743-5456 -  live reindeer, picnic tables nestled among the pond and barn.  Overlooks Lake Glenville. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.  From Cashiers, head north on N.C.107. Go six miles and turn left on Old School House Road. Turn right on Lakeside Circle Road. Tree farm immediately on left.  open rain, shine or snow. 9:00AM til 5:00PM beginning the Saturday before Thanksgiving.
(Closed Thanksgiving Day)

Ty-Lyn Plantation 828-743-3899 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.  Enjoy hot cider while picking out and cutting your own tree. Their Christmas trees  range from 3-16 feet in height. From all four major roads into Cashiers, follow the Santa signs (picture above) to get to their Christmas tree plantation. While having your tree bailed to carry home, visit their wreath operation - all handmade to take with you.
Here at Ty-Lyn Plantation they have making award winning wreaths for over 9 years. They have presented the Governor of North Carolina with a wreath for his home in Raleigh, NC and won the Grand Champion Wreath in the North Carolina State Fair Contest with entries from all over the state.
Come visit us and stay the day, make it a family tradition to pick and cut your own tree from their fields. Take a ride in the 1950 Chevy Truck & 1951 Ford Fire Truck and have fun. The kids, and grown-ups, will love it!
Accessories and Special Services: Wreaths, garland (roping), accessories
and decorations, restrooms, crafts, machine baling of trees. Local State
Champion wreath maker at work, Ty-Lyn t-shirts for sale, tree decorations,
and take home or mail order wreaths available. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chip
and drinks for sale on the weekends. Free hot cider, ride a 1950 Chevy or
1951 Ford fire truck to the fields. Animal viewing area, playground, newslet-
ter and free baling of tree. Find your picture on the "Wall of Fame" and get a
discount on your tree! Yuletide Free Gift Card.

Martin Tree Farm 828-524-3464  9 a.m. to dark Monday through Saturday; noon to dark on Sunday.   From Franklin, take U.S. 64 West. Turn left onto Wellsgrove Road (look for sign that says Middle Grade School.) Take a right on Clarks Chapel Road. Go about three miles and take a left on Guffey Road. Tree farm on the left.

1951 Deep Gap Road
Bryson City, NC
Directions: Take Alarka exit off Hwy 74 Bypass, cross the bridge and go 4 miles on Alarka Rd Turn right on Deep Gap Rd, go 2 miles and turn left at the concrete driveway with split rail fence. Go to the two story white house with green shutters. You will be taken to the trees from there.
Operating Dates and Hours: Call for availability.
Tree Species and Height: Fraser Fir 5 - 10 feet.
Accessories and Special Services: String Bailing, Pre-tagging of trees by customers beginning October.

Boyd Mountain Christmas Tree Farm - Choose and cut Christmas trees
445 Boyd Farm Road, Waynesville, NC 828-926-1575 or 828-506-3513
143 Boyd Farm Road
Waynesville, NC 28785
Home: (828) 926-8888 Cell: (828) 506-3513
 From Sylva, NC or Atlanta, GA: Hwy 23/74 East to exit 102B
to Maggie Valley/Lake Junaluska. Go approximately 1 mile. Turn left at
the traffic light onto US 19S/276N. Go approximately 2 miles. Turn right at
Quality Inn onto Hwy 276, go about 2 miles, turn left onto Hemphill Road.
Cross bridge and turn left immediately onto Boyd Farm Road. Follow paved
driveway to farm.
Operating Dates and Hours: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays beginning
Friday, November 16 until Sunday December 2; 9 AM - 5 PM.
 Fraser Fir, Blue Spruce, all sizes. Balled and bur-
lapped available.
 Wreaths, garland (roping), accessories
and decorations, restrooms, net-bagging of trees, refreshments, You select the
tree...we cut it, bale it and tie it on your vehicle or you can use our bow saws
and cut it yourself. A wonderful family experience walking through the
manicured fields and selecting your own tree. We have free refreshments and
coloring books for kids. Easy access with convenient

Wesley Creek Tree Farm - Choose and cut Christmas trees
124 Gibson Branch Road, Clyde, NC 828-627-8077.