In Vermont, You Can Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

· Dec. 5, 2016, 12:39 pm

You can re-enact that scene in the old movie Christmas Vacation.

A family goes into a forest and cuts down a ridiculously tall tree.

The U.S. Forest Service is selling Christmas tree removal permits for $5 in the Green Mountain National Forest of Vermont.

You go into the forest. You cut down the tree yourself. There’s only one catch: the tree you choose cannot be more than 20 feet tall.

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