10 Dreamy American Treehouse Rentals You Need to Experience
As more and more people feel ready to travel once again, traditional cookie-cutter hotels no longer suffice. People across the globe are looking for memorable, unique getaways and when you think of unique accommodations, it’s hard to beat treehouses.
They’re whimsical, romantic, fun, memorable, and absolutely dreamy. Whether you’re hoping to get off the grid and looking for seclusion or prefer a more luxurious experience with access to plenty of amenities, you truly can’t do better than a treehouse – a very literal room with a view.
You don’t come across a treehouse for rent every day, though, so we’ve done the legwork and found some of the best out there. While some of them are as charmingly rustic as you might expect, others are shockingly luxurious, with full kitchens, running water, and unexpected elements you’ll never forget.
1. Montana Treehouse Retreat, Montana
It doesn’t get much better than a luxurious double-decker treehouse tucked into the woods. Located in one of the most pristine areas in America – just outside Glacier National Park in northwest Montana, the Meadowlark Treehouse is nothing short of spectacular.
This dreamy treehouse was designed and built in conjunction with DIY Network’s The Treehouse Guys and features two spacious decks, a full kitchen, and multiple bathrooms. It also has heat and air conditioning to stay comfortable in every season.
Perhaps most impressive of all, though, is that two living trees grow right through the interior of the treehouse! The location is unbeatable, too, just 30 minutes from both Glacier National Park’s west entrance and Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort and five minutes from Columbia Falls.
2. The Treehouse at East Zion Resort, Utah
This southern Utah treehouse embodies the term “go big or go home.” Very literally built around a massive 100-year-old cottonwood tree, treehouses don’t get much more authentic than this. Feel free to take the stairs, but if you’re a bit more adventurous, opt to enter through the hobbit door instead. From there, use the climbing wall on the inside of the hollowed-out tree trunk.
Inside the treehouse, you’ll be greeted with a beautifully rustic yet modern aesthetic. There’s an insanely comfortable king bed in the loft with large picture windows throughout, plus a kitchenette and full bathroom.
No detail has been overlooked and you’ll have everything you need for a memorable stay, from linens and utensils to Wi-Fi and streaming services. The best part? This Utah treehouse is less than 30 minutes from Zion National Park and under an hour from Bryce Canyon National Park.
3. ‘Eagle’s Nest’ Treehouse, Washington
Situated in Port Angeles, Washington, and overlooking the ocean, this dreamy treehouse puts you in the perfect location to enjoy the best of the PNW. Olympic National Park is less than 20 minutes away, although this treehouse is so well-equipped that you may not want to leave!
The fire-heated hot tub and two indoor hammocks (really!) are reason enough to book a stay at Eagles’ Nest. There’s also a kitchenette and full bathroom with running water, plus a BBQ grill outside, so you can make yourself at home and enjoy modern creature comforts.
On the ground, 20 feet below, there’s a large seating area centered around a fire pit with beautiful views of the ocean. Pack a pair of binoculars, because this is a wonderful place to sit and watch for marine life!
4. Luxurious Canopy Treehouse, Maine
Maine is incredible in every season, and this dreamy treehouse lets you experience that firsthand. Dubbed a “tiny home in the trees” by the owner, the treehouse is just 350 square feet but packs a tremendous punch.
This treehouse was designed to bring the outside in, with spectacular views greeting you from multiple areas inside. There’s a full kitchen, two queen beds, a projector and movie screen for cozy nights in, and a private hot tub on the deck.
Every little detail in the treehouse is well thought out, from the live-edge wood floating shelves to the acorn-shaped drawer pulls. And if you still need one more reason to book this treehouse, it went fully carbon-neutral in 2020, thanks to the installation of over 150 solar panels.
5. Little Red Treehouse, Colorado
Living up to its name, the Little Red Treehouse cheerfully stands out against its green forested surroundings. It’s perched high above the ground just outside Lyons, a quaint town in between Boulder and Rocky Mountain National Park. Venture into the park and use the loaner bicycles to explore Lyons, experiencing everything the area has to offer.
The treehouse has 360-degree views and loads of amenities, including a kitchenette, separate shower and powder room, heat and air conditioning, and a porch swing. You’ll likely want to spend every possible moment outside, but when you’re finally ready to turn in for the evening, there are two separate sleeping areas: the “fairy loft,” accessible by ladder, and a comfortable Murphy bed on the ground floor.
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6. Willow Treehouse, New York
If you want the best of both worlds – an authentic, rustic treehouse experience and proximity to city amenities – the Willow Treehouse is perfect for you. It’s located just 15 minutes from historic Woodstock, with a charming downtown and plenty to keep you busy, and it also overlooks a private swimming pond.
Floor-to-ceiling windows and being perched in the middle of 34 acres means you’ll feel completely secluded, allowing you to truly unplug. The loft-style, mid-century modern interior is both cozy and chic, with a sleek kitchen, wood-burning fireplace, and several comfortable nooks for reading or writing. Outside, enjoy a hot tub under the stars and beautiful walking paths through the woods on the property.
7. Beaver Pond ‘ReTREEt’ Treehouse, Vermont
Central Vermont is a destination in and of itself, but the ReTREEt treehouse certainly offers up another reason to visit. This treehouse is in the Green Mountain National Forest, perfectly situated between the Sugarbush and Killington ski resorts. Even if winter sports aren’t your thing, the resorts offer year-round adventures including hiking, mountain biking, disc golf, scenic lift rides, and more.
ReTREEt gives you a rustic, cozy experience, with no electricity inside and plenty of lovely outdoor seating areas. There’s propane heating to stay warm inside and a seasonal outdoor shower (not open in the winter). Enjoy the outdoor fire pit, cooking on the grill, and booking a massage with the in-house massage therapist!
The treehouse also overlooks a creek and beaver pond, accessed by a walking path. The treehouse deck allows you to sit and watch the beavers, being mesmerized over how hard they work on their homes.
8. Off-grid Tropical Treehouse, Hawaii
Does it get any dreamier than a treehouse in Hawaii?! We don’t think so either. Tucked into a densely forested jungle on the Big Island just 10 miles from Volcano National Park, this treehouse is quite literally the stuff dreams are made of.
Before you even enter the treehouse, the swinging outdoor bed will invite you to relax. It’s protected from the elements, suspended below the treehouse living quarters 15 feet above, and draped in dreamy canopies. Don’t worry, there’s a comfortable bed inside if you’re not too keen on sleeping outside in the jungle.
Sustainability is a core theme throughout the treehouse, with solar power, bamboo and stone finishes, and the shower using naturally-caught rainwater. To make your stay even more comfortable, enjoy plush robes, a selection of books, local snacks and coffee, and an authentic vintage gramophone. There’s also a wraparound lanai with 360-degree views and plenty of seating.
9. ‘Eagle’s Nest’ Treehouse with Zipline, Oregon
Suspended 18 feet off the ground and supported by four individual trees, Eagle’s Nest is about as authentic as treehouses come. Everything about this treehouse is whimsical – the suspension bridge, the huge outdoor soaking tub, the wooded walking paths, and of course, the zipline down to the ground – and yet, it’s just 10 minutes outside of downtown Portland.
Inside, numerous windows provide fantastic views from every angle. There’s a full kitchen with retro appliances, a full bathroom, fireplace, a dedicated workspace, air conditioning, and an indoor hammock upstairs.
Watch TV or stargaze right from bed (or the hammock, your choice!), and in the mornings, enjoy coffee from the Adirondack chairs on the deck and then zipline down to the ground to begin your adventures.
10. Secluded Treehouse with Swinging Bridges, Atlanta
Atlanta is one of the biggest, busiest cities in the United States, but you’d never know that based on this dreamy treehouse. Located right in town, this secluded treehouse is actually made up of three individual structures, each connected by swinging rope bridges adorned with twinkling string lights. Walk from the living room to the bedroom to the spacious deck, all the while indulging every childhood treehouse fantasy you’ve ever had.
The treehouse is somehow even more impressive inside, professionally decorated, and perfectly curated. The bed sits on an elevated indoor/outdoor platform in front of French doors, allowing you to very literally sleep under the stars if you so choose.
A turquoise writing desk, sliding glass panel doors, and more twinkling lights make this space so dreamy, you’ll have a very difficult time ever leaving. Outside, enjoy a hammock and dartboard. It’s no wonder at all this dreamy treehouse has been named “the #1 most wish-listed property in the world” by Airbnb.
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