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America's Tallest Christmas Trees

Coeur D'Alene, Idaho Christmas tree

Arun Selvaraj

The Tree at Coeur d’Alene Resort, Idaho

Height: 161 feet (and growing)

Alas, neither Rockefeller Center nor Washington, D.C. can lay claim to America’s tallest Christmas tree. Rather, a little-known resort in Idaho called Coeur d’Alene has those bragging rights. At a whopping 161 feet, this record-holding grand fir is the tallest living Christmas tree in America. It’s so huge that the star on top is itself 10 feet tall. That’s bigger than the tree most people keep in their living rooms.

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