6 Lofty Treehouse Vacation Homes You Can Rent

Every kid dreams of spending a night in a treehouse, and you don't have to be the Swiss Family Robinson to make the adventure happen. We turned to HomeAway and Flipkey, two of the largest vacation rental sites, to find treehouses where families can live the high life for a night or more.

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    Costa Rica Zen Loft

    Treehouse Vacation Rental Costa Rica
    ••• HomeAway

    From $200 a night. Minimum stay is 4 nights. Sleeps 6.
    Located in the 250-acre Pura Jungla Nature Reserve, this mountainside treehouse is constructed out of steel and teak with floor-to-ceiling windows, the better to appreciate the stunning views of the Pacific. Along with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, there's also an upper level meditation deck and corner platforms for birdwatching. Minimum age for kids is 7.

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    Treehouse Vacation Rental Hawaii Big Island
    ••• Flipkey

    From $275 a night. Minimum stay is 1 night. Sleeps 6.
    Located just five miles from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii, this treehouse is built 20 feet up in five living, native Hawaiian ohia trees where you can fall asleep while stargazing. The decor is rustic but amenities include a full kitchen and bath, TV, DVD, and stereo. 

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    Tennessee Treehouse

    Treehouse Vacation Rental Tennessee
    ••• HomeAway

    From $115 a night. Minimum stay is 2 nights. Sleeps 4.
    In Monteagle, Tennessee (about 45 miles northwest of Chattanooga), this open-plan treehouse is tucked away on seven acres of wooded grounds. There's a bedroom with a queen bed, living room with a convertible futon. There's even wi-fi and cable, plus a hot tub,

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    North Carolina Treehouse Cabin

    Treehouse Vacation Rental North Carolina
    ••• Flipkey

    From $150 a night. Minimum stay is 1 night. Sleeps 6.
    Just a short drive from Asheville, this hand-built two-bedroom cabin with a fireplace and private hot tub is surrounded by national forest, rivers and waterfalls. Nearby is superb whitewater rafting and fly fishing.

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    Taos Fairytale Tree Cottage

    Treehouse Vacation Rental Taos NM
    ••• HomeAway

    From $95 a night. Minimum stay is 2 nights. Sleeps 4.
    This fairytale tree cottage is located on the Rio Honda Estates, a 13.5-acre working alpaca farm just outside Taos, New Mexico. It offers a lovely farmstay experience for families with young kids who are welcome to help feed the alpacas.

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    Costa Rica Sky-Glamping

    Treehouse Vacation Rental Costa Rica
    ••• HomeAway

    From $69 a night. Minimum stay is 3 nights. Sleeps 3.
    For the truly adventurous, this Costa Rican hideaway offers a super-cool glamping experience with two open-air rooms--a bedroom and kitchen--suspended high in Melina trees and connected by sky bridge. The bedroom features a queen bed suspended from the ceiling. There's a full bathroom with hot water in another tree close by. The kitchen is equipped with a double gas-burner stove, refrigerator, and pullout bed.