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If going to pick out a Christmas tree is less of a beloved family tradition and more of a stressful to-do list item, there are alternatives that are just as festive. Many stores are selling real Christmas trees that you buy online and pick up or have delivered to your home.
The earlier you order your tree, the better. Check the retailer’s shipping information to find out the last day for delivery by Christmas. Additionally, though the price of the trees may qualify you for free shipping, there is often a weight restriction that means you’ll have to pay extra for shipping.
If you’re looking to keep the holiday festivities low-fuss, artificial trees have become so convincing that their beauty matches their convenience. Check out our guide to the best artificial Christmas trees for a variety of options at different price points. We’ve also collected the best places to buy Christmas decorations, ornaments, and holiday lights.