With a baby and toddler, traveling can be daunting, especially when kid-friendly doesn't turn out to be baby and toddler friendly.

We've realized what a difference that is, so we are here in hopes to share and learn about the best places to go with our babes and tots in tow.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Butler's Orchard

I've already done a post on Butler's Orchard in the fall, but wanted to remind everyone of the Christmas tree farm they have. You can drive up, choose your tree, cut it down and have them put it on your car too! They even shake it to get all those loose needles off (my son's favorite part) and bale it too. You can choose from 100's of beautifully pruned White Pine (4-10'), and Douglas & Canaan Fir (4-8'). White Pine $45.95, Douglas & Canaan Fir $54.95

We started this tradition before we had children and it's fun to now have a family to continue this annual event. The first year we visited Butler's Orchard for the holidays, they had Newfoundlands that would help drag the trees to the car. It was great fun and fun to donate to their training. I haven't seen them in the last few years, but it's still fun cutting down your own tree. Actually, this year we ran around the field and then just drove down and picked out a tree already cut...Shhhhh...don't tell anyone! But with my hands full holding our little one and with our three year old running faster than lightening, my husband and I doubted we would be able to cut down our own tree this year without some unwanted excitement. All of you parents out there can imagine all the fun things that could happen! Anyhow, it's a great place to visit, whatever the season, so check it out!


Davis Mill Road • Germantown MD 20876 • Telephone – 301-972-3299