If you're looking for a Christmas tree, there's no need to travel far. Chances are there's a place nearby with lots of pine for you.
1. In Montauk, has a selection of trees, wreaths, and roping. They also carry sprays and little knick knacks that make this holiday season so special. This time of year, the store is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2. Whether you live in Montauk or just visiting the Point to take in the lights on the , you can also pick up a tree at the and check out their selection of cut Christmas trees and wreaths. They just arrived and were being set up on Tuesday. The center will keep hours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. after this weekend for the holiday rush.
3. Traveling west across the stretch, the Kiwanis Club of East Hampton will be selling Christmas trees in Amagansett near .
4. Moving into East Hampton Village, there's a few places to choose from, starting with . This cozy boutique garden center has all the trimmings to decorate the tree of your choice.
5. A local favorite would be the pop-up nursery in the curve at Toilsome and Gingerbread Lanes, by . Theses guys bring loads of trees straight from Vermont for the holiday. They have a selection of bows, stands and wreaths. Trees range in height from 4 feet to 10 feet, and a few are over the 10 foot mark. On Sunday, Santa will be on hand to help out.
6. , next to the , sells trees, as well. Like most places, they'll saw off a fresh cut to make your tree last an extra long time. Your home will surely have that wonderful smell of pine in no time.
7. If you drive down Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton this time of year, you're sure to have seen Santa standing outside the Christmas tree stand by the and waving to passing motorists. The stand looks small, but they have a wide array of trees and wreaths, decorated and plain.
8. While in Bridgehampton, you can stop and see the friendly folks at , also known as Agway. Country Gardens always has a large selection of trees and wreaths. The store also has lights and stands, among many other necessisities, so it's real a one-stop shopping experience. You might even find some presents for those on your list.
9. in Water Mill offers a great Christmas experience if you're going to be in the Southampton area. The lovely lights flickering as you walk around searching for the perfect tree and beautiful displays of garland and bows just exemplifies the season. Also the shop offers some live trees that are balled and ready to be planted after the holiday.
10. Over in Sag Harbor, the Lion's Club sells Christmas trees every year on the by the windmill. The members of the lion's club take turns volunteering to man the station and help tie the tree down on the tops of cars. The proceeds go towards the club's charitable functions, such as paying for fuel oil to heat the elderly's homes.