Every year we ask: "Do you prefer real or fake Christmas trees?"

And EVERY YEAR, we always receive the same answer: Real Christmas Trees!

It is not hard to see why. There is a lovely, Christmas-like smell that takes over your home plus the process of picking out your tree is a family bonding experience in and of itself.

So where should you go? Take a look below!

Monmouth County

Anne Ellen Christmas Tree Farm

114 Daum Road, Manalapan Township

Phone: (732) 786-9277

You choose your Christmas tree and then you cut it down! You can also ask staff to cut it down if you prefer. And of course, don't forget about those Santa appearances, Christmas decorations, gift shop and farm animals!

Bullock Farms 

83 Emleys Hill Road, Cream Ridge

Phone: (609) 758-8726

Come on, come all for the pre-cut Christmas trees, wreaths and decorations! There will be a concessions and refreshment stand on site as well.

A. Casola Farms 

178 HIghway 34, Holmdel

Phone: (732) 332-1533

You choose your tree and you cut it and saws will be provided. There are also hayrides, pony rides plus hot chocolate or apple cider. YUM!

Conover's Farm 

3101 Hurley Pond Road, Wall

Phone: (732) 938-3782

You choose your tree and then you cut it down! There are also Christmas wreaths and garlands!

Dearborn Market 

2170 Highway 35, Holmdel

Phone: (732) 264-0256

This location has pre-cut Christmas trees, living Christmas trees that you can plant later, wreaths and boughs, Mistletoe (*SMOOCH*), pre-picked produce, pony rides and Santa appearances!

English Tree Farm

215 Oak Glen Road, Howell

Phone: (732) 938-6348

You choose and cut your Christmas tree. Is there really a better way to get yourself in the holiday spirit?

Good Earth Nursery 

257 Route 539, Cream Ridge

Phone: (609) 758-7500

They have...well...oh you know, the typical: pre-cut Christmas trees, living Christmas trees to plant later, garlands, boughs, mistletoe, decorations and a gift shop!

Kauffman's Tree Farm

93 Squankum-Yellowbrook Road, Farmingdale

Phone: (732) 938-7748

You can dig up a live tree or choose your tree and cut it down with a saw! This location will recycle your Christmas tree once the holiday has passed! Keep that in mind!

Keris Tree Farm & Christmas Shop 

842 Route 524, Allentown

Phone: (609) 259-0720

Choose and cut the Christmas tree of your choice or you can choose from live, plantable trees! There are also trimmings, a gift shop, refreshments and visits from Santa!

Lincroft Christmas Tree Farm

523 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft

Phone: (732) 747-4381

Choose and cut the Christmas tree of your choice or you can choose from live, plantable trees! There are also trimmings, a gift shop, refreshments and visits from Santa!

Maple Leaf Farms 

525 Route 9 South, Manalapan

Phone: (732) 851-4400

Grab your pre-cut Christmas tree, decorations and mistletoe and then hop on a winter train ride before you go!

Meadowview Farm 

60 Birdsall Road, Farmingdale

Phone: (732) 938-7181

This hot spot has all of your typical Christmas needs: Choose and cut your Christmas tree, wreaths and trimmings'

Patterson Greenhouses & Farm 

636 Adelphia Road, Freehold

Phone: (732) 431-5271

You can choose and cut your Christmas tree and then a tree shaking and free tree trimmings are provided! There are also Christmas wreaths, boughs and garlands and school tours are available.

Pleasant Valley Lavender

288 Pleasant Valley Road, Morganville

Phone: (732) 740-4832

You choose your Christmas tree, cut it down or ask the staff to cut it down for you. They also have honey from hives on the farm.

The Fir Farm 

166 Hillsdale Road, Colts Neck

Email: TheFirFarm@gmail.com

This location uses natural growing practices and offers you choose you cut Christmas trees, wreaths and decorations. FYI: Saws are provided.

Wemrock Orchards

300 Route 33 West, Freehold

Phone: (732) 431-2668

This location offers Christmas wreaths & blankets plus fresh baked pies, wine tastings, and a gift shop!

Westhaven Farm Inc. 

725 Route 524, Allentown

Phone: (609) 259-2186

This location offers you choose, you cut or you choose, we cut Christmas trees. There are also live Christmas Trees that you can plant later, wreaths, winter wagon rides, and free hot chocolate!

Woodfield Christmas Tree Plantation 

164 Route 537, Colts Neck

Phone: (732) 542-6692

Come to choose your own Christmas tree and cut it down yourself! There are also precut Christmas trees, wreaths, trimmings, a gift shop and refreshments!

Worth Christmas Tree Farm

4409 Belmar Wall, Wall

Phone: (732) 319-4478

This farm offers you choose, you cut Christ trees, wreaths, garlands, Christmas decorations and you can even get your tree tied before you go.

Ocean County

Argos Farm 

1250 Lacey Road, Forked River

Phone: (609) 312-7693

This location has pre-cut Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths, garlands, Santa appearances, Christmas decorations, winter wagon rides, bonfires and s'mores! So basically, just about everything you will need this Christmas season.

Evergreen Farms 

32 Holmes Road, New Egypt

Phone: (609) 901-0660

You can choose a Christmas Tree and Evergreen staff will cut it down for you OR you can choose to cut down your tree yourself! Just an FYI, this location only accepts CASH!

Hammerstron's Christmas Tree Farm

Waretown

Phone: Unknown

K & W Nursery

173 Pasedena Road, Manchester

Phone: (732) 350-4020

You choose your Christmas tree and they cut it down for you and some are available as soon as November! This is another location that only accepts CASH! 

Lone Silo Farm

139 Brynmore Road, New Egypt

Phone: (609) 758-9449

You choose and cut your Christmas tree. Saws are provided and the staff will help you to bale or wrap your trees in netting.

Picea Acres 

50 South New Prospect Road, Jackson

Phone: (732) 370-8733

You choose and cut your Christmas tree. Saws are provided and the staff will help you to bale or wrap your trees in netting.

 

Pine Meadow Farm 

24 Buckalew Lane, New Egypt

Phone: (609) 758-5855

They offer pre-cut Christmas trees or you can also choose your Christmas tree and cut it down yourself. They also have Christmas wreaths, decorations, free tree trimmings, winter wagon rides and my favorite, free hot chocolate. 

Yuletide Christmas Tree Farm 

138 Evergreen Road, New Egypt

Phone: (732) 349-2705

You choose your tree and you cut it down. Some of the types of trees that will be available are Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce and White Pine.

Holy cow! There are A LOT of options here at the Jersey Shore. Take your pick and enjoy your holiday season!

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