WASHINGTON — The holiday season is here in the DMV, and for those celebrating Christmas, the rush to get the perfect tree is on. Those looking for a more interactive approach to finding a tree can personalize their experience by chopping one down. 

Whether it's a large pine or a classic fir, here are some spots around the District that will let you get hacking.

VIRGINIA

Oak Shade Farm - Opens Nov.29

Hours: Thursday- Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. *Also open Dec. 24

Location: 14455 Waterford Run Lane, Rixeyville, Va.

Tree types: White Pines and Norway Spruces 

Accepts credit/debit cards? Yes, as well as cash and checks.

Bees & Trees Farm 

Hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: 18028 Carrico Mills Rd., Elkwood, Va.

Tree types: Fir, Pine, Spruce, Cypress

Accepts credit/debit cards:? Call for more information, but cash and checks accepted.

Middleburg Christmas Tree Farm - Opens Nov. 29

Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m Friday, Nov. 29, Saturday Nov.30 & Sunday, December 1 only.

Location: Christmas Tree Lane, Round Hill, Va. 

(Fun fact: It’s the oldest and largest Christmas Tree Farm in Loudoun County!)

Tree types: Norway Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce, Douglas Fir, Concolor Fir

Accepts credit/debit cards? Cash and check only.

Clouses‘ Pine Hill Farm - Opens Nov. 29

Hours: Thursday- Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. until Dec. 8

Location: 2696 Green Spring Rd., Winchester, VA

Tree types: Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, White Pine, Scotch Pine, Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir, Fraser Fir, Canaan Fir

Accepts credit /debit cards? Cash, Check, Visa, & Mastercard

MARYLAND

Clemsonville
Clemsonville Farms

Friendship Trees - Opens Nov. 29

Hours:  Weekends 9 am- 4:30 pm, weekdays 1 p.m. -4:30 p.m. 

Location: 6950 Old Solomons Island Road, Friendship, Md.

Tree types: Fir, Spruce, Pine

Accepts credit / debit cards? Yes.


Linden Hills Christmas Trees - Opens Nov.29

Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday only. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: 4102 Old Crain Highway, Upper Marlboro, Md.

Tree types: Douglas Fir, White Pine, Norway Spruce, Concolor Fir, and Canaan Fir

Accepts credit/debit cards? No -- cash and check only.

Clemsonville Christmas Tree Farm - Opens Nov. 29

Hours: Monday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location:  10120 Clemsonville Road, Union Bridge, Md.

Tree types: Fir, Spruce and Pine, call for more information and specific availability. They even have "Everlasting” Christmas Tree, made out of limestone rock.

Accepts credit/debit cards? All the trees are only $25, and c It's also home to the Guinness World Record Wreath ---  116 feet, weighing 9060 pounds.


Pine Valley Farms - Opened Nov.23

Hours: Monday- Thursday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday -Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: 1150 Fannie Dorsey Road, Sykesville, Md.

Tree types: Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir, Canaan Fir, Concolor Fir, Nordmann Fir, Blue Spruce, Korean Fir

Accepts credit/debit cards? Yes, as well as cash and checks.

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