The kids will be talking about this adventure for years!
If staying at home has you feeling like you’re climbing the walls, we suggest climbing a treehouse instead! Live out your Swiss Family Robinson dreams at one of these epic vacation rentals for families that will satisfy every kid’s wish to sleep in a treehouse. Kids will love waking up in the trees while parents can enjoy modern conveniences like real bathrooms (YES) and coffeemakers. Scroll through to find the perfect off-grid adventure!
The Klickitat Treehouse—White Salmon, WA
This 500-square foot alpine modern treehouse is fully supported by three Douglas Fir trees. It sits 20 feet above the ground at its highest point and floor-to-ceiling windows and skylights offer breathtaking views of the surrounding forest, the valley and Mount Adams. Enjoy all the Columbia River Gorge has to offer and sleep in the canopy of the forest. The treehouse sleeps six but you can rent out the adjoining tiny house to sleep an additional two people.
Silicon Valley Treehouse—San Jose, CA
This treehouse in San Jose has the most gorgeous view of the Bay Area from the lofted beds. You'll have sycamore trees poking through your living space that includes a kitchenette with cooking stove and mini fridge. The treehouse has its own bathroom. Make sure you arrive in time to catch the gorgeous sunset over the valley. Head to our San Jose guide for things to do in the area with your family.
Aptos Treehouse with Ocean View—Aptos, CA
Can't you just feel the chill vibe from this Aptos treehouse rental? Close to New Brighton State Beach, this rental offers nearby hiking trails and beach days galore. Mid-Century furniture fills the rooms where you can curl up for a good read after a day outdoors. Heated floors, Smart TV and a gorgeous kitchen will make your visit that much more comfortable. Read our Santa Cruz guide for ideas on what to do in the area.
Redwood Treehouse in the Santa Cruz Mountains
Give your family the experience of a lifetime once you climb into the boughs of this unique destination. Located in Watsonville just south of Santa Cruz, the redwoods surround the treehouse Airbnb, which is fully equipped with a kitchen, bed and bath and only 25 minutes from the ocean. Visitors can enjoy a scenic walk along a dirt path before reaching the treehouse. This spot is best for families with older kids.
Idyllwild Treehouse—Idyllwild, CA
Escape into nature in Idyllwild at this large 12-sided cabin that has a giant tree holding up its center! This stunning rental is situated in a quiet neighborhood that's just minutes away from the heart of town. There's an expansive back and front porch, perfect for reading, outdoor dining or doing yoga as well as a pond filled with fish and a large outdoor hot tub. There's also an entertainment system featuring all your favorite streaming services, and you can broadcast music from your phone throughout the house speakers. The natural decor throughout the home makes you feel like you're truly sleeping in the trees.
Good to know: Infant/Toddler beds, furnishings and protections are available upon request.
Sleeps: 8 guests
Fillmore Treehouse with Farm Stay
Drive about an hour north of LA and you'll discover this secluded treehouse in an orchard of orange and avocado trees. It's located on a working farm, complete with chickens, goats, ducks and more—which makes it an ideal spot for a parent-kid getaway (only two guests are allowed). The recently built treehouse boasts a comfy queen bed, cute kitchenette and a full-size shower. Watch the sunset from the large deck, complete with a fire pit to satisfy your s'mores fix. After dark, you and your little one can enjoy some stargazing far from the city lights.
Sleeps: 2 guests
San Diego Golden Hill Treehouse—San Diego, CA
This haven is touted as an "urban oasis" since it's located in the bustling Golden Hill neighborhood of San Diego. The "cozy eclectic Southern California version of a tree house is elevated between two mature 30 foot trees." Enjoy the soaker tub and unwind in the reading nook before strolling to some great nearby restaurants. The elevated vantage point from the bedroom offers 180° views that include downtown, the Coronado Strand and even parts of Mexico on a clear day. Cap off the day with a good selection of board games or by watching the smart TV.
Good to know: The host advises, the bathroom is on the floor below the bedroom, so night-time urges can be an inconvenient trip.
Sleeps: 4 guests
Treehouse Adventure near Disneyland—Brea, CA
Looking for a magical spot to stay near Disneyland (when it reopens, of course)? This treehouse is just 11 miles from the theme park, in the historic neighborhood of of Brea. Tucked in a residential backyard, it's completely private and has almost all the comforts of home—think Direct TV, Wi-fi , AC and more. Don't want to take the ladder down? No problem. There's a slide that kids are sure to love.
Good to know: The full-size private bathroom is located next to the treehouse.
Sleeps: 3 guests
Lifeguard Tower Treehouse
Although not a treehouse exactly, this authentic lifeguard tower has been converted into a treehouse-style room that's sure to delight kiddos. Beneath the tower is a play fort, swings, relaxation pod and slides. But that's not all: There's also a trampoline that can be used with parents' supervision. While kids may not want to leave, you are just 10 minutes from the ocean and downtown Pismo Beach.
Good to know: When you rent the Lifeguard Tower, you also get the Boathouse, a studio with a queen bed, full kitchen, full bath, and sleeper sofa.
The Treehouse On Lake Travis—Lakeway, TX
Enjoy this peaceful beautiful lake view on the south shore of Lake Travis. The "Treehouse of Lake Travis" is newly renovated and offers a beautiful kitchen and a cozy fireplace. There is a swimming pool, hot tub, BBQ area and the Marina is steps away.
Treehouse on a Farm | Celeste, TX
This property doubles down as it's both a treehouse and a farmstay. Sleep in the trees and walk through a fairy forest in the midst of the lavender fields. During your stay, have a picnic or wander the gardens and visit Simon the donkey and Henry the goat. Bring your gear and fish in our well-stocked pond.
Treetop Houses at East Zion Resort—Orderville, UT
If you want to sleep in the trees with the comfort of a resort, this is the spot for you. These brand-new treetop houses have stunning views in all directions and breathtaking sunsets every night. Each treetop house is designed with its own private bathroom, kitchenette, fire pit, gas grill and air conditioning. Cool off at the on-site pool. There are other treetop homes on the resort property are available to rent if you have a big group.
Rocky Mountain Treehouse—Carbondale, CO
How cozy would it be to spend the night in this treehouse high above Cattle Creek? Climb up the staircase and you'll find a full kitchen and wood-burning stove. Bring your coffee and hot cocoa out to one of the decks and watch the stars. You can even bring your pets!
Raven's Nest Treehouse—Columbia Falls, MT
The Raven's Nest treehouse is a modern A-frame treehouse nestled on 5 private acres. This artistically designed two-story treehouse has all the luxury amenities you'll need for your next family vacation. There's no shortage of activities as it is within 30 minutes of Glacier National Park and minutes from Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort. The grand entrance to the Raven's Nest is an iron staircase leading you up into the trees. There are two outdoor deck areas, a full bathroom on the main floor and the second floor bathroom with a large soaking tub. Kids will especially love how two living trees grow through the treehouse interior of the Raven's Nest. There's a second treehouse on the property if you want to make it a multi-family visit.
Chicago Treehouse—Schaumburg, IL
Glamp the night away in this cedar treehouse which is outfitted with a fireplace, air conditioning, private deck, kitchenette (with sink, microwave, fridge and coffeemaker), Wi-Fi and hi-def cable TV with premium channels. The treehouse comes with a full-size bed and a twin sleeping loft with feather bed comforters. Bathroom accommodations (somewhat less glamorous, but remember, you’re glamping) include a private RV-type toilet and covered outdoor shower with lots of hot water.
Down below (you can climb down the ladder or take the fireman’s pole shortcut), you’ll find the hot tub situated nearby a waterfall and koi pond. Dine al fresco in the beautiful garden cooking on the gas grill and enjoy your meal on the fire table.
Boulder Ridge Treehouse—Bayfield, WI
Nestled in the heart of berry country surrounded by pine trees, Boulder Ridge Treehouse is a handcrafted retreat where you can savor a northwoods experience with the emphasis on "woods." Lake Superior driftwood has been fashioned into beautiful railing enclosing an upstairs double loft with a catwalk joining two sleeping areas. Kids will love meeting the resident border collie, Janie.
Treehouse Village - The Box | Dundee, OH
The Box is a shipping container with a modern design that is set amidst the trees. At the end of the living area, you'll find yourself surrounded by huge windows looking high into the treetops!
Greenbrier Beechhouse | Greenbrier, TN
Escape the city life and head to this luxury treehouse getaway just 30 minutes north of Music City! Nestled on 11 private acres, the stunning Greenbrier Beechhouse provides the perfect weekend oasis. A dreamy swing bridge and spacious deck connect the 1 bedroom main treehouse to the cozy 1B/1BA guest pod with a private deck & outdoor shower. Cozy up around the gas fireplace inside the main house on cool evenings or roast marshmallows or enjoy a drink outside at the gas fire pit in the middle of the shared deck dining table.
Cost: $220/night and up
The Magnolia in Treehouse Grove at Norton Creek—Gatlinburg, TN
Here in nature’s canopy, you will enjoy a luxurious stay in a one-of-a-kind location. Large windows are carefully placed to take full advantage of the forest landscape, while an energy efficient climate control system ensures the heat or chill in the air never disturbs you. Step out onto a covered viewing deck that soars above the ground as a smell the scent of pine on a gust of wind. Many other homes are available at Treehouse Grove if you wish to make it a group vacation.
Treehouse Escape | Mountain View, AR
Atop the trees of the Ozark Forest sits this treehouse that's the perfect spot for families to enjoy a weekend away. A deck surrounds the entire top level so you can really be one with the trees. There's a grill and fire pit outside for you to enjoy in the evenings.
Eagles Nest Treehouse | Stanton, KY
The kids will love the fairytale vibe when they stay in their very own treehouse for the night. Recline in a rocking chair and watch the sun set over the trees or try your hand at some stargazing on the deck overlooking the forest while listening to the nightly sounds of the forest.
The Canopy Treehouse—Sanford, ME
Enjoy your tiny home in the trees! Although only 350 square feet, this home has everything you need for a delightful stay. Cook dinner in a full kitchen with a refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave and coffeemaker. Both the loft and the attached sleeping pod are furnished with queen beds. Enjoy your deck with a grill and a view of the trout pond, and your private hottub.
Luxurious Treehouse Near Bar Harbor—Hancock, ME
Rekindle the joy of being a kid as you revel in luxury suitable for grownups. This treehouse is nestled among maple, spruce, cedar, pine and birch. Spacious at 900 square feet, this treehouse offers such comforts as a whirlpool, sauna, kitchen, fireplace, seasonal outdoor shower and plenty of deck space. Pets are welcome.
Treehouse Farm Stay—Rehoboth, MA
Your family will enjoy this rustic off-the-grid accommodation in the trees overlooking farm fields to the south and the forest to the north. Fresh breezes blow through the open windows in the warm weather and the wood stove keeps the space cozy and warm in the cooler seasons. The treehouse is located on a working sustainable farm: vegetables, dairy goats, livestock guardian dogs, cats, heritage hogs, poultry, horses, sheep and a water buffalo are on the property.
Treehouse at Bliss Ridge Farm—Moretown, VT
You won't soon forget this Dr. Seuss-inspired, luxury treehouse perched at the top of an 88-acre, organic hill farm, further surrounded by 1000s of acres of wilderness. Designed by DIY network host of The Treehouse Guys, this is an authentic treehouse built within and around living trees. Enjoy private hiking from your door, as well as panoramic views of Vermont's Worcester Mountain range, including Camel’s Hump and Mt. Mansfield. You are truly secluded, yet only a 15-min drive from the heart of the Mad River Valley and Waterbury.
Tree House at the Shire | Conway, NH
This quaint, rustic, little cabin in the trees was designed for a true family get away. If the desire is to unplug and get back to basics, this retreat is for you. Rural yet 15-20 minute drive to North Conway, you can take advantage of the outdoor living, whatever your passion.
Secluded Intown Treehouse—Atlanta, GA
This property is Airbnb's #1 most wish-listed property in the world and is described as being the most relaxing, romantic, dreamy and unique place you'll ever stay. So this one is probably more of a date night getaway or maybe a special occasion overnight with an older kiddo. What could be better than falling asleep in the trees and waking up to birds singing around you—all within the city limits? Located near Northside Drive in Buckhead, visitors here will have easy access to the interstate, Buckhead and Midtown.
White Oak Treehouse—Asheville, NC
Take in the rustic, fairy tale vibe of this custom-made treehouse in the midst of towering white oaks. Recline in a rocking chair and watch the sunset over the mountains, or try your hand at some stargazing from the comfort of the deluxe double bed. There's an addition treehouse on the property if you want to make it a multi-family stay.
Eagle's Nest Treehouse—Shenandoah, VA
Thrill your inner child staying in a treehouse, but with all the luxury you expect as an adult! This rustic luxury treehouse is nestled away 17 feet high in the treetops. Kids will especially love the 4-person hot tub and the lower patio area with swinging play forts.