The holiday season is coming, and New Hampshire is ready! When it comes to deciding what to do in Concord this holiday season, consider bundling up and heading out to one of New Hampshire’s famous farms! New Hampshire is known for their premium Christmas trees… and you may also what to pay a trip to Santa’s Village while you’re in the area!
Rossview Farm prides itself on being a “five season farm”. The farm specializes in Christmas trees, maple syrup, strawberries, blueberries, and pumpkins (alas, not all at the same time). Located on District 5 Road, ride off Lake View Drive, Rossview Farm is less than five miles from downtown Concord. The farm is known for having some of the finest Christmas trees in New Hampshire, and this year’s specialties are Fraser Fir and Balsam Fir. Even if you’re not in the market for a tree, stop by for a hot chocolate and some cookies! From Tuesday-Friday, the farm is open from 2pm-4pm, and weekend hours are from 9am-3pm. The farm is closed on Mondays.
Forster’s Christmas Tree Farm & Gift Shoppe
Less than 30 minutes from Concord you can find this traditional Christmas tree farm. With nearly 10 acres of trees to choose from, you’re bound to find the perfect tree for your home! The farm even has trees up to 25 feet tall. If you’re from out of town and would like a tree shipped home for you, no problem! Forster’s Christmas Tree Farm will gladly ship trees (8 feet or less) anywhere in the continental United States. Keep in mind, though, that the farm doesn’t just sell trees. The speciality gift shop is filled with stunning hand-made and hand-blown painted glass ornaments, as well as wooden toys, nutcrackers, and traditional German cuckoo clocks; imported from European crafters, they make the perfect holiday gift!
Noel’s Tree Farm
It may be a little farther (about 45 minutes from Concord), but Noel’s Tree Farm makes for a perfect complement to your trip to Concord this holiday season! Aside from fresh-cut trees, the farm also offers wreaths and Kissing Balls. Kids will love the tree maze, and the free hayrides and hot chocolate that are offered on the weekends. Also to be seen every Sunday is Santa Claus himself! Before leaving, make sure to pick up some popcorn and marshmallows from the gift shop, and then toast them up on the outdoor pit. Oh, and don’t forget to stop by the Traveling Barn Yard to meet the farm’s friendly animals! Noel’s Tree Farm, located in the town of Litchfield, is open 7 days a week, from 10am-7pm, from November 23rd-December 24th.
Santa’s Village in Jefferson, New Hampshire doesn’t actually sell Christmas trees, but it is a great place to visit if you want to immerse yourself in some holiday cheer. This Christmas-themed amusement park has it all! Rides like the Christmas Carousel, the Skyway Sleigh, Rudy’s Rapid Transit Coaster, and the Merry Christmas Ferris Wheel are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit! When you’re stomach starts to rumble, grab a bite to eat at Nick’s Pizza Emporium, or some sweets at Sugar ‘n Spice Bake Shop or the Jolly Lolly. When it gets too nippy outside, head indoors for a meet ‘n greet with Santa, or catch a show at the Polar Theatre. While Santa’s Village is open year-round, Christmastime is definitely the premium time of year to visit! Check out the website for Santa’s Village for details on hours and admission prices.We kindly invite you to keep updating your travel news with us!