The Tallest Living Christmas Tree in the US: The Tree at Coeur d’Alene Resort, Idaho Height: 161 feet (and growing) 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.
Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, has an impressively tall living Christmas tree, a grand fir decorated with more than 30,000 LED lights. At 161 feet, it rises to more than twice the height of New York’s famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. The tree is the focal point of the resort’s annual on-the-water light show featuring more than 1.5 million lights.