Helms Christmas Tree Farm in Vale, NC, just a little over an hour west of uptown Charlotte.
The blueberry bushes, nestled between an abundance of beautiful Christmas trees, are well-established and tall, which makes picking easy for the smallest to tallest harvesters. The blueberry patch is a short, easy walk from where you park at the entrance.
Check the website or call (704-276-1835) for picking conditions. There are picnic tables and a porta-potty at the near the parking area.
This was a find for us. Not only was blueberry picking fun and fruitful, but we may have discovered a place to cut our own Christmas tree come December!
How to get there:
Helms Christmas Tree Farm is located at 6345 Christmas Tree Lane, Vale, NC 28168.
Don't forget to bring:
- Shoes: Comfortable walking shoes.
- Hats, sunglasses and sunscreen: There's very little shade in the picking field.
- Water: On a hot day, stay hydrated.