12 Treehouse Rentals for a Unique and Relaxing Outdoor Escape

Treehouse rentals offer a one-of-a-kind vacation experience for those seeking a break from the daily grind. These charming accommodations allow you to immerse yourself in nature, surrounded by stunning views and the tranquil sounds of the forest.

Treehouses come in various styles, from rustic and secluded to luxurious and modern, providing options to suit every taste and budget. With treehouse rentals, you can escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and retreat to a peaceful and magical world where you can unwind and reconnect with what matters most.

1. The Mohicans Treehouse Resort: Amish-Built State-of-the-Art Getaway in Ohio

El Castillo Treehouse Ohio Mohicans
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Nestled in the Mohican Valley, halfway between Cleveland and Columbus in Knox County, Ohio, lies The Mohicans Treehouse Resort. This serene escape offers four spacious ground cabins, two newly built country homes, and nine cutting-edge treehouse rentals.

Ideal for families and nature enthusiasts seeking a technology-free getaway, the resort features treehouses designed in collaboration with Pete Nelson, host of Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters.

Amenities: Varies by treehouse, but most include lofts, spacious living areas, outdoor showers, kitchenware, TVs, grills, fire pits, decks, heat, and A/C.

Things to Do: Explore the 77 acres of private hiking trails, go for a canoe ride, or take a scenic drive to discover the charm of Northeast Ohio’s Amish country, with its charming villages scattered throughout the region, including Berlin, Charm, Sugarcreek, and Applecreek. Knox County boasts one of the world’s largest and most diverse Amish settlements.

2. Earth and Sky Dwellings: Stunning Mountain-Side Retreats in Asheville, NC

Earth and Sky Dwellings
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Discover Earth and Sky Dwellings, a one-of-a-kind travel destination nestled on the side of a mountain in Asheville, NC. Established in 2016, our first treehouse, “Sanctuary,” was custom-made and gained recognition as it was featured on The Treehouse Guys on the DIY Network. This actual treehouse is supported by two majestic white oaks and exudes a rustic, fairytale atmosphere.

Amenities: Depending on the treehouse, most have WiFi, cooktops, TVs, heating and A/C, kitchenettes, bathrooms, firepits, and decks.

Things to Do: Earth and Sky Dwellings is situated in Asheville, NC, which offers a wealth of activities and attractions for vacationers. Asheville is a wonderful city whether you’re interested in exploring the great outdoors, immersing yourself in local culture, or simply relaxing and taking in the sights. There are endless opportunities in Asheville, NC, from hiking in the nearby mountains to visiting museums and galleries or enjoying delicious food and drink opportunities in Asheville, NC.

3. Coldwater Gardens: Modern Eco-Friendly Treehouse With Sunsets in Milton, Florida

Coldwater Gardens Miton, Florida Treehoues
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Coldwater Gardens, a scenic eco-resort treehouse rental in Milton, Florida, sits on 352 acres of stunning natural beauty next to Coldwater Creek. The resort boasts 5+ acres of lush gardens filled with fresh produce, fruit, vegetables, and honey that guests can admire and purchase. The treehouse features enclosed rooms equipped with heating and air conditioning, each capable of accommodating up to four guests with two queen-sized beds.

Amenities: Mini-fridge, coffee maker, microwave, toaster oven, induction hot plate, firepit, gas grill, charcoal grill, pots and pans, flatware, charcoal grill, gas grill, fire pit, outdoor shower, and outdoor firniture.

Things to Do: Play games, read a book, or enjoy your meals outdoors with outdoor furniture to accommodate the whole family. Venture to the nearby Coldwater Creek to swim and relax outdoors or use the 7 miles of hiking and biking trails onsite.

4. Snow Bear Chalets: Slope-Side Treehouses at Whitefish Mountain Resort in MT

Snow Bear Chalets Whitefish, Montana
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Snow Bear Chalets, known for its luxurious treehouses with stunning views of the ski slopes and mountains at Glacier National Park, was honored by TIME Magazine as one of the 100 World’s Greatest Places. Snow Bear Chalets combines the magic of “Harry Potter” with the fairytale charm of “Hansel and Gretel.” These 5-star treehouse rentals boast stunning architecture, private hot tubs suspended 30 feet in the air and luxurious amenities.

Indulge in the plush beds with top-quality linens and 700-fill power white Hungarian goose-down comforters. Enjoy the upscale finishes, warm radiant floors, and beautiful fireplace throughout the million-dollar treehouse. The soaring turret will enchant kids and adults alike with a ceiling twinkling with 600 fiber-optic lights.

Amenities: private treetop hot tubs, gas fire places, large windows, an open-concept main floor with a loft overlooking below, outdoor decks, turret retreat rooms, showers, kitchenware, wifi, and luxury amenities throughout.

Things to Do: Outdoor enthusiasts can find endless opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, and other activities just steps from their doorstep. Glacier National Park is just 30 miles from Snow Bear Chalets Glacier National Park, home to breathtaking hikes and scenic beauty. Visit the charming downtown of Whitefish, with its population of around 6,500 and a variety of distilleries, bars, shops, and restaurants, just 5 miles away.

5. Treehouse Grove: Sixteen Unique Treehouses in Gatlinburg, TN

Treehouse Groves Hemlock Gaitlingburg, TN
Photo Credit: Norton Creek Resort

Treehouse Grove opened its doors in 2020, introducing eight unique and whimsical treehouses to the world. Its unique layout and design quickly made it a popular destination for those seeking a socially-distanced escape from reality. In 2022, the resort expanded, adding eight new and larger treehouses with additional amenities. Each treehouse is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece designed and built by none other than Animal Planet’s “Treehouse Master,” Pete Nelson.

Amenities: At Treehouse Grove, the are 16 treehouses divided into two distinctive styles: “By the Creek” and “Mountain View.” The “By the Creek” treehouses are nestled alongside Norton Creek, allowing guests to enjoy fly-fishing and creek-sitting. Each treehouse features a fire pit on an expansive deck, a TV with streaming services, swings and hammocks, and communal fire pits for all to enjoy.

The “Mountain View” treehouses, on the other hand, boast all new and luxurious amenities, including hot tubs, a pizza oven, outdoor showers, and a bed that lets you sleep beneath the stars. With covered dining porches and breathtaking mountain views, these treehouses offer a truly unforgettable experience.

Things to Do: Conveniently located near Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Treehouse Grove offers abundant activities and attractions for guests to explore. From the popular tourist destinations of Anakeesta, Dollywood, and Ober Gatlinburg to the numerous shopping and dining options, there’s something for everyone in the surrounding area. With so much to see and do, vacationers will surely have a memorable and fun-filled experience.

6. Creekside Treehouse: Handcrafted Studio For A Romantic Retreat in Crosby, TN

Evolve Vacation Rentals Crosby, TN
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This one-of-a-kind, handcrafted studio treehouse provides the perfect romantic escape. Nestled near a tranquil creek, this property boasts breathtaking beauty and exceptional craftsmanship in every detail. Guests can stroll across the handcrafted suspension bridge to reach the treehouse, adding to the charming and serene atmosphere.

Amenities: Cozy and comfortable, this treehouse offers the perfect outdoor experience. With a fire pit near the creek and a private hot tub, guests can enjoy the serene surroundings and warm up on chilly nights. The treehouse is also fully equipped with cooking and grilling amenities, making it easy for guests to prepare delicious meals and enjoy a unique dining experience.

Things to Do: This vacation rental is conveniently located near Gatlinburg, putting you just minutes away from top attractions. For those seeking outdoor adventures, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a must-visit. Hike the Maddron Bald Trailhead or conquer the rapids with a thrilling white water rafting experience. With so many exciting options, this treehouse rental promises to be a memorable and thrilling getaway.

7. Red River Gorge Treehouses: The Perfect Family Vacation in Kentucky

The Red River Gorge Treehouses
Photo Credit: Tina Brouwer

Tucked away in the picturesque Red River Geological Area, the Red River Gorge Treehouses offer a unique and intimate connection with nature. With easy access to some of the best hiking trails and natural wonders, these treehouses provide a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

From a rustic, off-the-grid cabin perched between towering red oak and hickory trees to the dual mirrored octagonal treehouses with breathtaking 360-degree views of the forest, there’s a treehouse for every type of traveler. You can also experience the coziness of a geodesic dome connected by a thrilling suspension bridge or opt for the exciting cliff houses that draw inspiration from hand-hewn wooden ships anchored firmly in the sandstone gorge. These unique treehouses are a highlight of the rental property’s treehouse village.

Amenities: Dependant upon the treehouse, most have bathrooms, a/c, kitchens, hot water, firepits, balconies, patios, and grills.

Things to Do: The activities available at Red River Gorge Treehouses cater to a variety of preferences and experiences, from rugged camping adventures to luxurious outdoor excursions, all amidst the breathtaking scenery of Kentucky.

8. Treehouse Mansion Lofty Lodge: Honeymoon Suite in Cottage Grove, MN

Treehouse Mansion Lofty Lodge - MN
Photo Credit: Kelly Birch Photography

The ultimate tree house dream awaits in the 150-year-old Burr Oak Tree property. Equipped with all the necessary amenities, this unique rental offers a serene escape with a touch of rustic charm. The interior showcases the beauty of its surroundings with its wooden detailing and features two cozy fireplaces, a relaxing jacuzzi, and an observation deck complete with a professional telescope.

Amenities: Internet, A/C, hot tub, fireplace, TV, heater, kitchen, deck/patio, shower, kitchen, living room, balcony, and a porch/veranda.

Things to Do: Located near the Twin Cities, visitors can explore the stunning Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park or head into the city for a shopping excursion at the renowned Mall of America. With so much to see and do, the Burr Oak Tree property offers a truly unforgettable experience for travelers.

9. Holly Rock Treehouse: Outdoor Escape Near New River Gorge in West Virginia

Holly Rock Treehouse
Photo Credit: Country Road Cabins

Experience the unique thrill of staying in our stunning New Treehouse Cabin, located close to the picturesque New River Gorge and the charming towns of Fayetteville and Summersville in West Virginia.

As the only true treehouse rental cabin in West Virginia, this treehouse is a one-of-a-kind escape into nature. Custom-built, Holly Rock Treehouse is a sturdy wooden structure that measures 24 feet in diameter and features an impressive 3-foot deck that wraps around the outside, leading to a breathtaking viewing balcony. Enter through double French doors, accessible via a stunning canopy bridge, and take in the stunning views through the windows

Amenities: The Treehouse has a fully equipped kitchen with all necessary appliances, cooking utensils, and central heating and air conditioning for your comfort. You can relax and enjoy your stay without worrying about bringing along your linens, towels, or kitchenware, as these essentials are all included. There is also a bathroom.

Things to Do: These treehouses are conveniently located just 10 minutes from the newest national park in America, providing a perfect base for exploring the surrounding area. The national park boasts a wealth of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain biking, white-water rafting, rock climbing, zip-lining, and much more.

10. Blue Ridge Treehouse: Relaxing Escape at Bear Claw Vineyards in Blue Ridge, GA

Blue Ridge Treehouse at Bear Claw Vineyards
Photo Credit: Blue Ridge Treehouse at Bear Claw Vineyards

Escape to the Blue Ridge TreeHouse, situated at Bear Claw Vineyards in the charming town of Blue Ridge, GA. Enjoy the unique experience of staying in a treehouse overlooking a working vineyard, with stunning views of the vineyard and creek that run through the property.

This treehouse is truly one-of-a-kind, as it boasts a real live tree inside the structure. This is the original Blue Ridge TreeHouse, which was built by the TreeHouse Guys for the DIY Network TV Show.

Amenities: Shower, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, queen bed in the loft, full bathroom, leather couch with queen sleeper bed, outdoor BBQ (propane) & fire pit, remote control ceiling fan and light, remote control state-of-the-art Daikin HVAC system, WiFi high-speed internet connection and TV, and rocking chairs on the front porch.

Things to Do: Despite being surrounded by nature, the town of Blue Ridge is just a short 4-mile drive away, giving you access to downtown shopping and activities.

The Blue Ridge region is a wonderful destination for both hiking and fishing, and is known as the Trout Capital of Georgia. The Toccoa River runs clear and cool, making it perfect for trout fishing, as well as for kayaking, canoeing, and tubing.

Horseshoe Bend Park offers convenient access to the river, and for those looking to rent equipment, Jon Ron Toccoa River Outfitters and Blue Ridge Mountain Kayaking provide equipment rental and shuttle services.

Fannin County has some of the best hiking trails in the country, including the world-famous Appalachian Trail and Benton MacKaye Trail. For those who prefer to hike on dry land, there are numerous trails that lead to waterfalls, such as Fall Branch Falls, Long Creek Falls, and the easy-to-access Benton Falls in the Chilhowee Recreation Area of the Cherokee National Forest.

In addition to hiking, Blue Ridge Adventure Park offers four aerial courses, and Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge provides an exciting way to experience the mountains from above. You’ll soar over pastures, cross Fighting Town Creek, and more!

11. Daybreak: Designer Treehouse With Mountain Views in North Georgia

Stay Dahlonegas Daybreak
Photo Credit: Stay Dahlonega

Debra Stipe, proprietor of Stay Dahlonega and Treehouse Ridge, has created a seven-acre forested paradise with a creek, waterfall, and trails. The rental properties include Daybreak, a designer treehouse that offers a unique and memorable lodging experience in North Georgia. Located at the top of a breathtaking ridge, Daybreak is nestled in the heart of wine country, yet only a mere 12 minutes away from Dahlonega Square.

Amenities: Well-equipped Kitchenette, small retro refrigerator, microwave, a Yeti cooler for drinks, a toaster oven, a Nespresso machine, a French press, central air conditioning, fire pit, valley and mountain views, and WiFi.

Things to Do: Discover the picturesque town of Dahlonega, GA, nestled in the Appalachian mountains just an hour north of Atlanta. Immerse yourself in its rich gold history with museums and gold mine tours. Taste the local flavors as Dahlonega is officially recognized as Georgia’s Wine Country.

The Historic District boasts many restored brick and wood buildings, listed on the National Register, offering dining, live music, and theater options. Relax on the spacious porches of downtown restaurants while taking in the scenic views.

Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of hiking trails and river adventures. Other attractions include a lavender farm, butterfly farm, two wildlife encounters, historic walking tours (including ghost tours!), horseback riding, and an ATV park.

12. The Live Oak Treehouse: Stunning Chevron Wood Design in Fredericksburg, Texas

HoneyTree Live Oak Treehouse
Photo Credit: HoneyTree

Katie and Jacob are the masterminds behind HoneyTree – both owners, designers, builders, and operators. After residing in Los Angeles and Houston for over a decade, the couple moved to Fredericksburg, where Katie was raised and purchased the property to build their treehouses next to Katie’s family home.

The Live Oak Treehouse features a stunning chevron wood design on the deck, complete with a hammock for guests to unwind and bask in the natural beauty of The Texas Hill Country. The Sycamore Treehouse boasts large windows that allow natural light to flood the interior, complemented by pine ceiling beams and flooring. The Sapling Treehouse is unique, featuring a tree growing through a gazebo and a hexagonal opening on the rear deck. Adding to the outdoor experience, several treehouses also offer the luxury of outdoor showers.

Amenities: WiFI, A/C, heating, kitchen, refrigerator, microwave, stove, cooking basics, hot water, tub, bath essentials, balcony, outdoor soak tub, and a backyard.

Things to Do: Located just 8 minutes from the bustling downtown of Fredericksburg, the HoneyTree Treehouses offer ample opportunities for vvacationers to enjoy their stay. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the nearby Enchanted Rock, which offers numerous hiking trails to explore.

For those seeking a shopping adventure, downtown Fredericksburg boasts over 150 specialty stores, including home decor boutiques, clothing shops, and more. It’s also important to immerse oneself in the rich German heritage of the town. Vacationers are highly encouraged to visit the Vereins Kirche or The Pioneer Museum to learn about the German immigrants who settled in Fredericksburg over 150 years ago.

Food lovers won’t miss the chance to sample the culinary delights of Fredericksburg. Dining at Otto’s German Bistro or August E’s is a must for a delicious and authentic experience. Wine enthusiasts will also find plenty to love in the area, with over 50 wineries offering tastings and tours.

Vacationing in a Treehouse Rental

Treehouses of Serenity
Photo Credit: Maxwell Wyndorf

From the breathtaking views to the peaceful tranquility of being surrounded by nature, treehouse rentals offer a unique escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With so many locations, you can find a treehouse that fits your desired level of seclusion and adventure. Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a solo retreat, a treehouse rental is perfect for those looking to reconnect with nature and find peace and tranquility.

This article originally appeared on Wander With Alex. Featured Image Credit: Maxwell Wyndorf

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Alexandrea Sumuel is a travel writer and founder of the Wander With Alex travel blog, where she provides vacationers with trip ideas, travel guides, and news. She travels to experience, eat, explore, and escape! Alex’s mission is to help you find the perfect vacation destination.