You Can Drive 6 Hours to Taylor Swift’s Christmas Farm Where She Grew Up
No, seriously, you're going to want to hop in your car this weekend and do an easy road trip with some friends.
Are you familiar with Taylor Swift's Christmas song 'Christmas Tree Farm?'
Below is the song, with tons of clips from the actual farm. This is where she grew up, worked, and wrote about.
The whole video is loaded with home videos, and you can drive to the actual farm!
If you did not know that she lived near New England, "before moving to Nashville at age 14 to pursue —and ultimately transcend— country and pop superstardom, Taylor Swift came of age in Reading, Penn. on an 11-acre Christmas tree farm," according to a Wide Open Country article.
Reading, PA, is only six (yes, six) hours from Boston. That is definitely a feasible weekend trip, and in theory, a day trip for some diehard T-Swift fans.
Taylor's father, Scott Swift, purchased Pine Ridge Farm from a client and operated it when he wasn't working at his finance day job for Merrill Lynch. This is the farm that she wrote about in 'Christmas Tree Farm.'
"I actually did grow up on a Christmas tree farm. In a gingerbread house, deep within the yummy gummy gumdrop forest. Where, funnily enough, this song is their national anthem," Swift wrote on Instagram in 2019, according to Wide Open Country.
So if you're a Swiftie and a Christmas fan, much like Taylor is, you have to take a drive down to see the farm! According to Taylor,
"Christmas is my most anticipated holiday...When Christmas is over, I'll start the countdown to see how long it is before the next Christmas. In September, I'll begin to celebrate Christmas by buying gifts for my friends, decorating the house, like if Christmas has come early. I am fascinated by this holiday, I grew up in a Christmas tree farm, so I like the spirit."
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