Oney's Tree Farm & Nursery
Woodstock, Ill. 60098
Cost: Free; Cut your own pines 5'-9' $52; spruces and firs 5'-8' $62. Includes free shaking and netting. Trees 10' over $150-$200
Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Nov. 29-Dec. 15, 2013
There's plenty to do after cutting your tree. On weekends, Mrs. Claus visits in her North Pole House (10 a.m.-3 p.m.), and horse-drawn wagon rides or pony rides (10 a.m.-3 p.m.) are available, weather permitting. Hot lunch available on weekends and bakery is open daily. There is a gift shop in a historic barn with homemade wreaths, garland and centerpieces.