Technology has given us wonderful things, like the fake Christmas tree. And yes, while the plastic tree is convenient as heck – let’s face it – it’s just not the same as having a REAL tree. And there’s no tree like one freshly cut straight out of the ground at a Christmas tree farm. As the holiday approaches, here’s our list of top local Christmas tree farms where you can do-it-yourself. You might have to drive for some of them, but it’s an experience unlike any other.