13 Best Airbnb Treehouses for a One-of-a-Kind Vacation

From chic A-frame cabins to rustic retreats with views.

December 20, 2021
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If you’ve ever had the urge to hide out in the woods for a weekend to get away from it all, you’ve come to the right place. Airbnb is a go-to when you’re looking for a place to stay on vacation and a business trip, but it’s also home to an impressive collection of more eclectic rentals that let you live out your childhood dreams. Of course, we’re talking about tree houses, and you might be surprised at just how many the site has to offer!

Whether you’re hoping to hang out in an off-the-grid rental for a few days or pamper yourself at a luxury home in the sky, Airbnb has a tree house you’re sure to love. Here are 13 of our favorite picks to bookmark—for the next time you’re in the mood for a whimsical, magical, one-of-a-kind vacation.

1. An Incredibly Popular Georgian Getaway

This secluded tree house in Atlanta, Georgia is one of the most “wished for” Airbnb listings in the world! It’s just minutes from downtown, yet you’ll feel like you’re miles from civilization as you relax in the suite of three elevated rooms, connected by hanging bridge. The rental has cozy-chic decor, and there are twinkling lights for a touch of added whimsy.

2. A Rustic Retreat in Vermont

Love lake living? Then this adorable tree house might be the perfect vacation spot for you. Located in Coventry, Vermont, the Vermont Tree Cabin looks out over a beautiful pond,which makes it easy to canoe, fish, and more. Plus, there’s even a hot tub on the deck where you can unwind at sunset.

3. A Chic Treetop Hideaway in North Carolina

If you’re looking for a cozy, stylish rental where you can hide away from the world for a few days, you’ll love this stone-and-timber tree house, which is located on the 20-acre Green Omnivore Farm in North Carolina. While you’re there, why not take a class on beekeeping or gardening?

4. A Sweet Home with Views of Silicon Valley

You can look out over the San Francisco Bay Area from the 14-foot high deck of this cute tree house in San Jose. There’s a spiral staircase that leads up to the abode—which is supported by three sycamore trees—and inside, you’ll find everything you need to enjoy a little above-ground “glamping,” including a stove, mini fridge, and bathroom.

5. A Picturesque Cottage in Brazil

Make sure you brush up on your Portuguese before you visit this mountainside tree house in Monte Verde, Brazil. This high-up cottage would make for a perfect romantic getaway, as it lets you escape from reality and enjoy the natural beauty of the mountains. You’ll even be treated to a bottle of wine and homemade cake on arrival.

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6. A Super-High Home Supported By A Single Tree

You may want to pass on this listing if you’re afraid of heights, because it’s really up there! The Osprey Treehouse is located in Washington State, and the 20-foot wide octagonal structure is supported by a single Douglas Fir tree. The interior has a quaint rustic feel with lots of natural wood, and oversized windows and glass doors let you take in the majesty of the view.

7. A Luxe Tree House That Sleeps Four

Not sure you’re willing to rough it in a rustic tree house? Then this high-end luxury tree house is the one for you. Located in Adirondack, New York, this elevated home boasts two floors and more than 1,200 square feet, including a full kitchen, a fully functional bathroom, and a 500-square-foot porch to drink your coffee in the morning. Despite its massive size, the home is 14 feet in the air and accessible via an 80-foot suspension bridge—it really gives new meaning to high style.

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8. A Rustic Tree House in Upstate New York

The Whispering Wind Tree House is the perfect little escape from busy city life. The cozy spot is completely off the grid, meaning no electricity, no Wi-Fi, and no plumbing. However, you’ll have plenty to do as you explore the surrounding property, watch for wildlife, build fires, and reconnect with nature.

9. An Oversized Suite in the Sky

How could you not fall in love with the Magestic Tree House at Bolt Farm in South Carolina? It exudes charm with its two-story window wall, shabby-chic decor, and swinging rope bed. Just imagine having dinner for two among the treetops on the tree-deck dining room.

10. A Jungle Home with Hot Spring Access

You might want to bookmark this listing for a winter vacation so you can thaw the cold out of your bones. This rainforest tree house looks out over the beautiful landscape of Costa Rica, and it’s part of the Bio Thermales Natural Hot Springs, which boasts 12 natural hot and cool springs pools. You get 24/7 access to the pools—perfect for a midnight dip.

11. A Contemporary Tree House With an Outdoor Soaking Tub

This modern tree house in Georgia is undeniably beautiful, but the real star is its Japanese Ofuro Soaking tub, which is heated year-round and located on its very own platform in the sky. The home was only built a few years ago, and it boasts stunning views of Pigeon Mountain in the distance.

12. A Modern Riverside House in Norway

You can bring the whole family or your group of friends to this architecturally stunning Å Auge tree house in Telemark, Norway, which accommodates up to nine people. Even though there’s no electricity, it will still feel like a lap of luxury thanks to the modern design and breathtaking views of the river below. So go ahead—light a fire, cook some dinner, and enjoy the sounds of nature.

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13. A Floating A-Frame Nestled in the Forest

A-frames and treehouses are all the rage right now, and the Treeframe Cabin in Washington State gives you the best of both worlds. It’s situated 13 feet off the ground and supported by four impressive trees, and the getaway is outfitted with all types of luxurious finishes, including a two-person hot tub, full bathroom, fireplace, skylights, and more.

Which tree house do you like best? Let us know in the comments!

This post was updated in December 2021 to include even more getaways in the sky.

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BakinBabe July 16, 2019
Cooking in treehouses- cool!