When you think of a tree house the mind wanders back to the carefree days of childhood playing around in the trees. Well, even as an adult you can enjoy the natural oasis a treehouse provides and get back in touch with nature on your next vacation. Treehouse accommodations can range from a rustic weekend getaway to the ultimate glamping experience. We highlight seven unique treehouse rentals that you stay this year along the Eastern coast of the United States.
1. Five-Story Tree House Rental near Stowe Mountain and Smugglers’ Notch Ski Resorts, Vermont
Set near Stowe Mountain and Smugglers’ Notch Ski Resorts in Vermont, this unique five-story tree house rental comes set with three bedrooms, two with queen-size beds and one with twin beds. This glamping site for outdoorsy adults is located in Johnson in Lamoille County.
This private Vermont five-story property sits on the edge of a 60-foot cliff, overlooking the hills, with a babbling brook down below. Glampers who stay here will have plenty of privacy and unlimited places to explore including the Long Trail, Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, and Mount Mansfield.
Most common trees in this area: Spruce, Fur, Northern Hardwood, Red Maple
2. Beautiful Two-Story Tree House in the Green Mountains, Vermont
This New England tree house features a living and dining area on the first floor with an expansive wrap-around deck, and guests can enjoy the view of the woods as they climb up the circular staircase wrapped around a maple tree. The tree house accommodates two persons in the queen bedroom loft, plus one or two more on the floor on the first level.
The handcrafted cedar, pine, and maple tree house is supported by just two large pine trees. There are 31 windows in this unit so that guests can constantly look out onto the incredible surroundings.
Most common trees in this area: Pine, Spruce, Fur, Northern Hardwood, Red Maple
3. Uniquely Crafted Tree House Rental near Lake Saint Catherine, Vermont
Everybody loves the idea of a tree house. There is something freeing, natural and connective to our childhood in the idea. Feel the gentle movement of the structure as it sighs with the wind. Imagine a life off of the ground, even if only for a weekend. Guests will enjoy the rich sounds of the woods as it becomes your own living room. Located near Lake Saint Catherine, Vermont, this uniquely crafted tree house rental is truly a rustic escape.
Most common trees in this area: White and Red Pine, Northern Hardwood
4. Stunning Tree House Rental in the Forest near Beckley, West Virginia
This stunning tree house rental is nestled in the forest near Beckley, West Virginia, and can accommodate up to two guests. The tree house features a double French door entry from a picturesque hillside canopy bridge and boasts an expansive indoor window design so glampers can take in the bird’s eye view. On the deck, glampers will find their own private hot tub.
Glampers will find themselves nestled in a lush forest landscape only minutes from the New River Gorge Bridge. With several national parks and numerous rivers nearby, this site is an excellent base for exploring the region’s abundant outdoor attractions.
Most common trees in this area: Norway and Sycamore Maple, European larch
5. Secluded Tree House in the Canopies near Saratoga Springs, Upstate New York
Nestled up in the tree canopies in Upstate New York near Lake George and Saratoga Springs, this magical and secluded tree house is the perfect place for guests to truly appreciate the beauty and splendor of nature. The tree house can comfortably accommodate up to two guests at a time. The open structure of the tree house will have guests feeling as if they were truly camping in the trees.
This idyllic property is situated in Upstate New York, just over a half an hour’s drive to the Lake George/Adirondack region, or Vermont. Guests will enjoy a truly relaxing glamping experience, in a beautiful and serene environment, surrounded by nature.
Most common trees in this area: Norway and Sugar Maple, London planetree
6. Cozy Tree House Rental on Buttermilk Trail in Richmond, Virginia
This cozy tree house rental is located right on Buttermilk Trail in Richmond, Virginia, and can accommodate up to four guests. The room has large windows on all four walls that provide spectacular, panoramic views of the natural beauty outside. The spacious balcony, accessible from the bedroom, makes the perfect place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee while taking in the fresh air.
Outside, there is an open deck with two outdoor chairs and a table where guests can enjoy a meal while being wrapped in nature. Just yards away from the tree house is the popular Buttermilk Trail, a six-mile loop that features spectacular river and forest vistas.
Most common trees in this area: Red Oak, Loblolly Pine, Paper Mulberry, American Hornbeam
7. Spectacular Tree House for Two with Views of Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia
This glamping tree house can accommodate two guests and features a king-size bed. In the bathroom, glampers will find a bathtub that has a view of the Dan River Gorge. Outside, the expansive deck opens up to impressive views of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains and includes patio furniture to relax into.
Meadows of Dan is a community in southern Virginia, named after the lovely meadows surrounding the Dan River, which flows through the area. The glamping property is located on a Blue Ridge plateau, so it only makes sense that the main attraction in this area are the Blue Ridge Mountains, which form part of the Appalachian Mountains.
Most common trees in this area: Dogwood, Sourwood, Tulip-tree, Hickory, various Oaks