Uninterrupted forest views, the privacy of being sheltered in a canopy of green, and the sheer joy of calling a beautiful treehouse home for a little while. These days, treehouse rentals come in all shapes and sizes, whether it’s an outrageous floating A-frame or an off-grid dwelling with only the bare necessities, soaring views, and no Wi-Fi. Whatever you choose, there’s no denying that a little bit of magic exists in treehouse living, even if it’s only for a short stay.
Ready to find the coolest treehouse rental of your dreams? We dove deep to find the best tree top dwellings in every corner of the U.S. available for rent, from lakeside escapes, renovated fire towers, to elevated A-frames. Here are our top 27 picks for the best treehouse Airbnbs, VRBOs, and more.
The 27 Best Treehouses for Rent Across the USA
Vibe: Pacific Dreams
This handcrafted treehouse on Hawaii's big island sits 15 feet off the ground in a kukui nut tree on three scenic acres of land surrounded by a tropical rainforest and panoramic ocean views. The tree trunk and branches wind through the open-air style home that has every creature comfort and amenity necessary for a luxurious stay, including an infrared sauna, outdoor shower, and hot tub.
Vibe: Tranquility in the Trees
Built around a sturdy maple tree and on the edge of a quiet pond stocked full of rainbow trout, Moose Meadow Lodge captures the essence of a peaceful New England getaway. A winding staircase leads guests up to the two-story log cabin that has a cozy, rustic design and retro style reminiscent of Adirondack Great Camps. Start each day with a cup of coffee on the large wraparound deck overlooking the pond to see what the weather's doing and if the fish are biting.
Vibe: Alaskan Escape
Tucked away in Fairbanks, Alaska, this tiny treehouse offers guests the chance to truly get away from it all in a simple yet cozy 150-square-foot shelter. The small kitchenette houses a mini-fridge, toaster oven, and water jug (there's no running water!), but don't worry, the bathhouse, outdoor barrel sauna, and hot tub are only a short walk away.
Vibe: Boho Luxury
Full of boho vibes and layers of cozy textiles and custom architectural details, this unique place is the perfect spot for a solo retreat or escape for two. Highlights include both an indoor and outdoor shower, mini rope bridge, outdoor swinging bed, kitchenette and bbq area, and access to hiking trails and nearby Lewis Smith Lake for kayaking, boat launches, and swimming.
Vibe: Modern Luxe
A mix of oversized wood paneling and black steel with a slanted roof gives this California treehouse a sleek, modern style. It has a small deck, indoor fireplace, and shared inground pool that you can enjoy after a day spent in nearby Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park.
Vibe: Classy in Colorado
About 1.5-hour drive from Denver, CO enjoy a sophisticated getaway in this octagonal cabin featuring midcentury modern decor, lush linens, full kitchen, and a spacious living area. Located in the mountain community of Cascade, Colorado, there's plenty to do in the surrounding areas, like the bars and restaurants of Colorado Springs or the virtually endless outdoor activities available around the greater Denver area.
Vibe: Rustic & Minimal
Developed through a fascinating partnership between Dove Men's Care and legendary treehouse master Pete Nelson, this treehouse lies in the forest of Georgia, just 5 miles outside of Chattanooga. Completely temperature controlled (with heated flooring), the interior features a fully stocked kitchen, living room, spacious downstairs sleeping area, and loft bed for stargazing.
Vibe: Reel Em' In
Located on the banks of a 20-acre private lake with access to multiple boats, this treehouse is a fisherperson's paradise. The studio-sized cabin is just big enough for two and features classic fish decor and a rustic vibe. Elsewhere on the property, a shared pavilion hosts a grill, boat launch and dock, outdoor fireplace, and outdoor kitchen, if your cozy cabin wasn't enough.
Vibe: Laid-back Lookout
Located in the boonies of Idaho, survey the remote splendor from the 360 degrees worth of windows at the Cyrstal Peak Lookout. Originally built in 1959, the structure still holds its original character but with some minimalist and cozy updates. Below, a wood-fired sauna awaits for some after-adventure relaxation.
Vibe: Cliffside Perch
For a more adventurous glamping experience, book a stay at this extraordinary treehouse bolted to a cliff in Red River Gorge, KY. Take a couple friends and climb the several hundred steps to reach your tiny house soaring high above the canopy, where a kitchen, bathroom, living area, and comfortable bed await. Suspended above, another unit holds an additional bedroom for the real daredevils.
Vibe: Sustainable Luxury
Just west of Asheville, NC, on 23 private acres, this brand new treehouse is 100% powered by solar and heated by a tiny wood stove. Interior details from the kitchen countertop to the fireplace mantel are made with local wood, or material sourced right from the property too, for a fully earth-friendly escape.
Vibe: Private Island Treehouse
On a modest island seven miles out to sea, two separate structures are connected by a rope-plank bridge and south-facing picture windows to bring the outside in. Live out your Lord of the Flies fantasies in this vacation rental while enjoying the whitewashed shiplap walls and fresh seafood.
Vibe: Treehouse for Two, Please
Escape for a weekend getaway to this romantic treehouse custom-built for two with an accessible ramp entrance. Featuring a contemporary interior with floor-to-ceiling windows, a luxurious full bathroom, full kitchen, a spacious outdoor seating area, and a hot tub out on the deck, you won't want to leave this serene hideaway.
Vibe: Rustic Escape
This rustic and laid-back cozy treehouse puts you close to miles of hiking and mountain biking trails in the scenic Adirondack region. With minimal amenities (no running water) and no-frills decor, it’s a rugged but cozy getaway.
This impressive treehouse property in the Hocking Hills area of Ohio features not one, but four treehouses, ranging from the family-friendly White Oak Treehouse to the enchanting two-person Hemlock Treehouse. The most secluded of the bunch, the Hemlock is accessed by a network of elevated boardwalk, and while the decor leaves a little be desired, features a wraparound porch, and private wood-fired hot tub.
Vibe: Remote Retreat
Tucked away in a mossy forest, this beautiful designed treehouse is handbuilt between two large fir trees. The real showstopper is the outdoor patio with two tubs built into the large deck to make the perfect place for an amazing soaking experience.
Vibe: Rancho Relaxo
Instead of total seclusion, this Texas treehouse puts you right in the middle of an 800-acre working ranch. The treehouse itself is small and cozy, with a large deck and walkway that hovers above a fully equipped outdoor kitchen. Yeehaw.
Vibe: Bougie Treefort
The rough-hewn, wood-clad treehouses of Cypress Valley are built around the area’s old-growth cypress trees for a truly immersive outdoor experience. Each of their five treehouses vary in shape, size, and amenities, but all of them feature a wraparound deck, large soaking tubs, and a birds-eye view of the creek and ravine below.
Vibe: Fairytale Cottage
This riverfront treehouse cabin features a lofted queen-sized bed, walnut spiral staircase, salvaged barn beams, an outdoor soaking tub, riverside fire pit, private deck, and more set amongst homey, fairytale-esque decor. And if you're looking to explore, downtown Bridgewater is within walking distance for restaurants and shopping.
Vibe: Elevated A
Located along the banks of the Skykomish River, this treehouse retreat is just big enough for two for a romantic getaway. A modern A-frame cabin, the interior features soaring ceilings, a loft area for sleeping, heated floors, and generous windows and skylights with views of the surrounding PNW forest.
Vibe: Alpine Start
This 500-square-foot treehouse is the perfect spot to hideout or find adventure in the Columbia River Gorge Valley. With its mountain views and simple Scandinavian architecture, if it weren’t for the adventure just outside, you might be tempted to stay indoors.
Vibe: Bliss on the Bank
Just outside Olympic National Forest and Park on the banks of the Strait, this multi-level treehouse complex accommodates 3 guests. Full of nooks and crannies, the interior provides plenty of interest, but a generous fire pit right along the water is another great place to hang.
Vibe: Treetop Escape
A wide douglas fir tree running right through the center blends indoor and outdoor living in the Osprey Treehouse. The octagon dwelling is big enough to sleep up to three people, all tucked away on 30 acres of waterfront property.
Vibe: Prohibition Paradise
This historic property has a long heritage that includes everything from a 1920s speakeasy to a Latvian church camp, and today, you can book a few nights for some R+R at the restored lakeside cabins and treehouse. Settle into Camp Wandawega’s retreat in the Wisconsin hillside and gain access to the whole property for a one-of-a-kind stay.