Tree House Hotels and Rentals: 7 Coolest Tree Houses to Stay in Around the Country

From a romantic Swiss Family Robinson-style escape to a fairytale tree castle in the woods, these tree house hotels offer an unforgettable vacation experience.

There’s something magical about sleeping in a tree house in the middle of a forest. It provides the perfect opportunity to relax and re-energize away from the stresses of everyday life. Staying at a tree house hotel also gives you the chance to get outdoors, immerse yourself in nature, and relive childhood memories while making new ones of your own.

Whether you’re longing for a luxurious romantic getaway with views of the ocean in Big Sur, a cozy woodland retreat, or a one-of-a-kind family-friendly tree house on the hillside, we’ve rounded up some of the best tree house hotels across the U.S.

Enjoy the Ultimate Romantic Tree House Escape Overlooking the Ocean in Big Sur

Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California, is the epitome of luxury. This adults-onlyeco-friendly hotel boasts an unrivaled clifftop setting overlooking the sparkling Pacific Ocean. The stunning Tree House suites, built on stilts nine feet above the forest floor, come with a wood-burning fireplace, walk-in shower, and an array of other amenities.

When you’re not enjoying the serene surroundings and views of the mountains from your private deck, take your pick of the three pools, be pampered at the spa, or dine at the ranch-style restaurant. They also offer morning yoga and forest meditation classes, in addition to guided hikes and tours of the chef’s garden.

When you manage to drag yourselves away from the resort, you’ll find there’s much to explore. Post Ranch Inn offers easy access to destinations such as Pfeiffer Beach and Garrapata State Park, where you can often spot gray whales during their annual migration. The beautiful coastal town of Monterey, home to Old Fisherman’s Wharf and Cannery Row, is also worth a visit.

Post Ranch Inn

Top rated
Big Sur
9.6 Excellent (183 reviews)

Stay in a Fairytale Castle-Style Tree House in North Carolina

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind vacation experience, Carolina Jewel Treehouse, built by the DIY Network Treehouse Guys, is an absolute gem. This enchanting tree house, located near Asheville, looks more like a fairytale castle and sleeps four in comfortable surroundings.

The surprisingly luxurious property benefits from a 1,000-square-foot wraparound porch – the perfect spot to watch the sun go down – and an outdoor hot-water shower. While it’s close to some superb restaurants, you can also book a private chef to come and whip up a feast in the gourmet kitchen.

For those who love outdoor adventures, the Blue Ridge Parkway is only five miles away. Here, you’ll find endless hiking trails and views across the mountains, while thrill-seekers will love ziplining and river tubing. Head to Asheville, and you’ll find plenty of hip boutiques, cool bars, and farm-to-table restaurants.

Carolina Jewel Treehouse # Bucketlist

10.0 Excellent (265 reviews)

Unleash Your Inner Child at this Storybook Tree House in Kennesaw

Adventurous types who long to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life will love the Treasure Hunt Treehouse, located high above a stream in the middle of the woods, 20 minutes from AtlantaGeorgia. Inspired by the Swiss Family Robinson, it has two separate buildings connected by a rope bridge, a crow’s nest observatory at the top of a ladder, and a fun treasure hunt to solve. The bedroom has multiple doors that open to a wraparound deck and a tree running through the middle.

You’ll find a wealth of attractions, activities, and parks in the area. For hiking, head to Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, the site of a major civil war battle. The Smith-Gilbert Gardens, which feature over 4,000 species of plants, are also worth a visit.

Treasure Hunt Treehouse In Metro Atlanta

9.8 Excellent (144 reviews)

Discover a Cozy Woodland Tree House Retreat for Two in Valley Head

Spencer’s Tree House is a new, beautifully designed woodland getaway in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Valley Head, Alabama. Perfect for honeymoons and romantic weekend escapes, the New! 1br Tree House Cottage on Lookout Mountain includes a spacious yet cozy interior with a chef’s kitchen and a porch with a grill and firepit.

For those who love outdoor adventures, it’s an easy drive to DeSoto State Park and Little River Canyon National Preserve when you can go kayaking, fishing, or hike to one of the waterfalls. Lookout Mountain is also home to Ruby Falls where cavern adventures await.

New! 1br Tree House Cottage On Lookout Mountain!

Valley Head
9.2 Excellent (36 reviews)

Experience Rustic Seclusion in a Tree House in Mountain View

For couples or families looking for a rustic, secluded getaway and a back to nature experience, the 87 Getaway Natural Treehouse Retreat in Mountain View, Arkansas, is perfect. This comfortable woodland escape sleeps six and comes with four beds, a kitchen, an indoor jacuzzi, and a deck with a porch swing. It is a paradise for kids and has a loft where they can sleep.

When you’re not grilling, toasting s’mores over the firepit, or exploring the Ozark Forest, there are outdoor adventures aplenty. Explore nearby Ozark Folk Center State Park, which pays homage to the area’s music, crafts, and culture, or enjoy horseback rides through the countryside at the Okay Trading Post. The Syllamo Mountain Bike Trail is also within easy reach.

The 87 Getaway Natural Treehouse Retreat

Mountain View
9.8 Excellent (250 reviews)

Relax, Restore, and Reconnect at This Charming Tree House on the River in Bastrop

If you’re looking to unwind in peaceful, natural surroundings, the Amazing Log Treehouse Cabin Right On The Colorado River near the historic town of Bastrop in Texas is hard to beat.

Ideal for families, the inviting 1,300-square foot tree house built on stilts on the edge of the river sleeps six with plenty of space to spread out. It comes with a fully equipped kitchen, private deck looking across the river, outdoor grill, ping pong table, and a dock where you can fish for Guadelupe bass or flathead catfish.

Bastrop State Park, home to seven miles of hiking trails and the legendary loblolly pines, is minutes away. You’ll find great restaurants, shops, and live music in Bastrop.

Amazing Log Treehouse Cabin Right On The Colorado River

9.8 Excellent (399 reviews)

Unwind at an Eco-Friendly Tree House Retreat in the Idaho Panhandle

Set in the middle of the forest, a 275-foot climb from the parking lot, the Treehouse at Hauser Lake provides an ideal off-grid retreat for two. The eco-friendly tree house comes with a kitchenette, living area, and huge French doors that open onto the deck, where you can soak up the quiet beauty of the natural surroundings and admire the views of the lake. Built by The Treehouse Guys, this accommodation runs on solar energy and has a water catchment system.

Summer activities include boating and fishing on the lake, parasailing at the nearby Lake Coeur d’Alene, or biking on the Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail near Lookout Pass. In winter, it offers easy access to Mount Spokane’s ski slopes.

Treehouse At Hauser Lake Idaho

9.4 Excellent (36 reviews)