According to The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, Cranston’s Christmas Tree Farm in Ashfield, Massachusetts is the best Christmas Tree Farm in the entire state and among the 50 Best in the Country according to the legendary lifestyle icon’s tree farm roundup! The quaint farm in Western Mass, about two hours from the city, has the best trees according to Ree:
You’ll find choose-and-cut and pre-cut Balsam, Fraser, and Concolor Fir at Cranston’s Christmas Tree Farm, a gorgeous fourth-generation family farm. The farm also sets maple taps to produce delicious real maple syrup. Don’t forget to get some for gifts or Christmas morning breakfast!
The Pioneer Woman selected the tree farms based on various factors, but most notably what would make the best experience for the whole family!
The Pioneer Woman isn’t the only one singing praises about Cranston’s Christmas Tree Farm. They’ve been honored with several recognitions over the years, including taking residence as the holiday tree for a former VP, according to their website they’ve been honored as:
• 2021 Winner – “Best place to get a Christmas tree in Franklin County” and reserve Grand Champion at “The Big E”
• Past Winner of the National Christmas Tree Contest — presented a 12 ft. Balsam Fir Christmas tree to the residence of the Vice President of the United States
• Triple Crown Winner (1st place in fir, pine, and spruce) at “The Big E” Christmas tree competition in West Springfield, Mass
An experience is just what you get at Cranston’s Christmas Tree Farm! There’s a plethora of fun activities at the festively decked out farm. The farm itself is home to over 10,000 balsam and fraser trees for an extensive tree shopping spree. Each choose-your-own tree is only $68 which is such a bargain! If exploring the farm isn’t your thing, you can opt for one of the 6,000 pre-cut trees, that sell individually priced.
Take a trek up to the farm’s “North Pole” which has spectacular mountain views and familiar characters like Frosty and Rudolph. Don’t forget a trip to the festive gift shop complete with fresh handmade wreaths and homemade delicious woodfired maple syrup straight from the farm’s own trees! Maple syrup prices range from $9 a cup to $58 a gallon.
Cranston’s Christmas Tree Farm is open until December 23 for the season. Find them at:
372 Baptist Corner Road, Ashfield, MA 01330