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13 Best Treehouse Rentals in Michigan For a Unique Getaway

Planning a fun and unique glamping getaway and searching for BEST treehouse rentals in Michigan in 2024? Well, look no further, as I’ve compiled this guide to 13 incredible places to stay for an unforgettable tree house experience!

The global pandemic has forced people to cancel international vacations, with many opting for staycations. In Michigan, one of the most popular ways to go on a staycation is to stay at a treehouse rental. If you love the outdoors and anything related to nature, staying in one of these tree house rentals in Michigan is something that you will absolutely love.

There are plenty of different options when it comes to renting a treehouse, and some properties are equipped with modern comforts and amenities, while others are pretty basic, with no Wi-Fi and electricity (like what you’d imagine a childhood treehouse to be).

Whatever your preferences are, staying at one of these fabulous Michigan tree house rentals is guaranteed to make your staycation exciting and fun. Just make sure you book these well in advance, as many of these get booked up quite fast.

Enchanted Treehouse On Lake Michigan

Location: West Olive, Michigan

Price: $273+ per night

This lovely Enchanted Treehouse sits on a sand dune overlooking Lake Michigan from a vantage view of a private lakefront. What’s great is that the magnificent lake views can be enjoyed from every deck and room of this house. This beautiful treehouse has windows on every side, allowing you to enjoy the amazing scenery from just about anywhere you are.

If you want to avoid the crowds and enjoy a peaceful getaway, then you will love the Enchanted Treehouse. This property offers peace and tranquility, away from the chaos of the city. It’s the perfect place for any kind of weekend trip because this house has everything you need. Even though Lake Michigan’s shoreline is ever-changing, guests can enjoy the lake’s scenic views by placing chairs on a relatively flat sand dune that’s adjacent to the lake.

Featuring a unique modern rustic design that consists of posts and beams, this cottage is designed by an award-winning architect, Chuck Posthumus. The purpose of the design is to maximize the views while minimizing the environmental impact on the dune. If you’re thinking of bringing your beloved furry friends, feel free to do so because this property allows pets.

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Enchanted Treehouse On Lake Michigan

Definitely one of the most stylish tree house rentals in Michigan!

Enchanted Treehouse Rental in MichiganEnchanted Treehouse Rental in Michigan

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Outpost Treehouse

Location: East Leroy, Michigan

Price: $153+ per night

Sitting in a white pine forest in the middle of a 65-acre farm, here’s a unique treehouse cabin inspired by a forest ranger lookout. The promising thing about this treehouse is the fifteen handcrafted windows that allow the guests to watch the great views of Michigan wildlife – whitetail deer, turkeys, owls, and coyotes have all been spotted from the elevated wrap-around deck.

Aside from being a beautiful and outstanding place, this treehouse is well-equipped with a queen-sized bed, a comfy chair, a small table, a buffet cabinet with a bar sink, a small refrigerator for drinks, and a coffee maker. The whole place has air-conditioning, a furnace, a private bath with a shower, and hot and cold running water. To make your stay even more environmentally friendly, solar power is used for the interior lights.

This treehouse is nothing but a beautiful, off-the-grid, relaxing escape. This Airbnb has a glowing 5.0 rating and more than 220 reviews. The guests said that the super host added the cutest, personal touches that made the night even more special.

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Outpost Treehouse Michigan Airbnb Rental

The cutest treehouse rentals Michigan offering! | Credit: Airbnb

Outpost Treehouse

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Tree House Ridge — Hoffmann Haus

Location: Thompsonville, Michigan

Price: $294+ per night

This brand-new Michigan Treehouse rental is truly remarkable, and Treehouse Ridge is the first of its kind in the state. They’re currently in the process of building 10 different treehouse rentals for Michigan glamping lovers, and the Hoffman Haus is their first completely finished listing that is ready for bookings.

Secluded and privately located within a stunning wooded site and sculpted around majestic hills with views of Northern Michigan’s natural beauty, booking a stay at the Hoffman Haus is guaranteed to impress.

Complete with two queen-sized beds, an outdoor fire pit, a photogenic suspension bridge, and a fully furnished kitchen – this affordable yet luxurious treehouse is perfect for those looking for a peaceful retreat.

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Tree House Ridge- Hoffmann Haus

One of the most unique tree houses in Michigan!

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Winding Springs at Tree Vistas 

Location: Ionia, Michigan

Price: $299+ per night

Want to experience one of the most luxurious and secluded treehouse rentals Michigan has to offer? Then consider lodging at the Tree Vistas, Michigan’s first luxury treehouse resort.  While it may be a bit more on the expensive side, it’s perfect for families with children or groups of friends looking for a unique experience.

Known as Winding Springs, each modern treehouse can sleep up to six guests with bunk beds, a queen-sized bed in the master room, and a sleeper sofa in the living room. That said, this place lets you relive your childhood as it feels like a nostalgic sleepover in the trees. It also boasts a fully equipped kitchenette that features everything you need for a late afternoon barbeque, like dishes & utensils, a four-season patio area, charcoal grills, fire pits (pre-laid including firewood), and a picnic table. 

Gather around the fire pit, grill some s’mores, chill in the hammock, or sway on a treehouse swing as the stars glisten above – pure bliss.

It has all the amenities you look for in a treehouse rental, including an electric fireplace, a Keurig coffee machine, complimentary toiletries, a fridge, microwave, AC/heat, and a washer/dryer.

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Tree Vistas Exterior in the Woods

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Beautiful Cottage Treehouse Near Lake Michigan and Saugatuck

Location: Buchanan, Michigan

Price: $232+ USD per night

This beautiful 2-bedroom cottage treehouse is an affordable and lovely weekend escape. Sleeps up to six people, it’s perfect for a family fun trip or romantic getaway no matter what time of the year it is.

Backed up with stellar reviews from over 100+ happy guests, this is an affordable treehouse getaway experience that is guaranteed to be an accommodation experience you’ll love. This is personally my favorite among the tree houses for rent in Michigan. Can’t wait to visit this place myself sometime in the near future.

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Serenity Now Treehouse Glamping

Location: Whitehall, Michigan

Price: $250+ per night

Calmness and peacefulness are the first two words people can ever think of when they see Serenity Now Treehouse. It’s the perfect getaway for that quick weekend trip, a family and friends bonding, or just to escape from it all. Since WiFi is not available, this treehouse is the place to unplug for a couple of days for a tranquil and peaceful staycation.

The exterior and the interior of this treehouse is truly a work of art. Even though it is a few minutes away from many state parks and lakeside towns, the harmony and relaxation that the treehouse offers will make guests not want to leave.

There is a rowboat available on site for a float down the creek at any time during spring, summer, or fall. The beautiful view that is super cozy is definitely a unique experience that will help you rejuvenate while relaxing in the middle of a forest.

This Treehouse Airbnb Michigan rental is backed by a Superhost, an amazing rating, and 160+ glowing reviews from happy guests.

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Serenity Now Treehouse Glamping in Michigan

The Ultimate Glamping Michigan Treehouse experience | Credit: Airbnb

Serenity Now Treehouse Michigan Rental

Charming Treehouse Under The Stars

Location: Holly, Michigan

Price: $97+ per night

Nothing’s more romantic than staying under the million shining stars in the middle of the woods during your weekend getaway. If this is how you want your staycation to be, then this beautiful treehouse under the stars is rightly the best for you.

It is equipped with a cathedral ceiling and a luxury pillow-top queen-sized bed, coffee station, leather recliner, radio with phone hookup, fire pit, and an outdoor rain shower and sink. At night, cozy up with your loved one by the bonfire as you marvel at the glittering sky.

The superhost mentioned that a stay here will make you feel like you are up north, yet it’s only a few minutes away from the city. It is set on a 7-acre private property with no neighbors, allowing you to enjoy the serene atmosphere with utmost privacy. Indeed, this treehouse is cozy, romantic, and beyond charming.

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Beautiful & Romantic Treehouse Under The Stars Airbnb

One of the most affordable treehouses in Michigan to rent!

Charming Treehouse Under The Stars

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Tree House — Saugatuck, Michigan

Location: Saugatuck, Michigan

Price: $226+ per night

Of all the fabulous treehouses in Michigan, why not opt for one perched on the hill above the Kalamazoo River? The Tree House offers great views of both north and south, truly a photographer’s paradise. It is said that one of the largest Oak trees in the area sits just beside this treehouse, providing shade for the whole place.

While this cottage is a century old, it is equipped with modern amenities, such as a kitchen Wi-Fi, as well as a heating and air-conditioning system. On top of that, the treehouse has a queen-sized bedroom, a bunk bedroom, a small bathroom with a shower, as well as a pull-out sofa bed in the main room.

You will not run out of exciting things to do while staying in this property. You can go biking, kayaking, shopping, dining, or just simply relaxing on its patio. Guests who have canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards are free to launch down at the docks on the river.

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Tree House

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Tree House — Saugatuck Michigan Rental Airbnb

Tree House Cottage

Location: Perry Road, Au Train, Michigan

Price: $175+ per night

A newly remodeled treehouse cottage that sits on a hillside that opens to the views of the AuTrain River within Lake AuTrain, the Tree House Cottage is definitely one of the best tree house rentals in Michigan.  The AuTrain River is lazy and shallow, with a sandy bottom and very little current, so it is perfect for little kids to wade through and play safely around the water by the dock.

This fantastic accommodation is perfect for a big family, a group of friends, and company outings. It has plenty of sleeping areas, which include two bedrooms on the main floor equipped with queen-sized beds and two twin beds in the loft. Not to mention the open living area, custom-built wood-burning fireplace, snack bar with stools for social meal preparation, a deck overlooking the views of the lake, and a fire pit for social evening campfires.

There’s also ATV, Pontoon, and great hiking trails that are right off the property, which makes this property ideal for adventurous guests. There’s also a shipwreck tour on Lake Superior. But if you simply want to relax and enjoy the calmness of nature, this place will certainly not disappoint.

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Tree House Cottage

Wayfarer Treehouse Hotel

Location: Lake Leelanau, Michigan

Price: $398+ per night

If you are the type of person who likes Scandinavian modern homes set in a wooded setting, then this Airbnb treehouse in Michigan is exactly just for you. Wayfarer Treehouse Hotel can be easily accessed from the towns of Lake Leelanau, Leland, Northport, and Suttons Bay.

It’s probably the most beautiful treehouse rental Michigan has on offer for a small group of friends because it comfortably sleeps six people with its two queen-sized beds and two twin beds. The simple Euro-style kitchen is also well-equipped for cooking and serving, complete with a convection oven, gas cooktop, drawer dishwasher, refrigerator, and freezer. It’s also very spacious, allowing you to bond in the kitchen while making your favorite meals.

The host wants the guests to enjoy the house as if it were their own. And they always leave food items in the house, so you are free to enjoy them and leave some for the next guests. Well-behaved pets are welcome to stay as well.

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Wayfarer Treehouse Michigan Rental

Easily the most stylish of the treehouse hotels in Michigan!

Wayfarer Treehouse

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Treefort Cabin Retreat Near Lake Michigan Beaches

Location: Benton Harbor, Michigan

Price: $125+ per night

If you’re looking to escape your busy life and stay in a treehouse surrounded by nature, the Treefort Cabin Retreat is your best bet. It’s also a perfect retreat for couples who want to enjoy a romantic getaway in the woods.

Here, you can get away from it all, breathe fresh air, and enjoy the serenity of nature. Lake Michigan’s beautiful beaches are also nearby, and there are plenty of restaurants and pubs near this area, so you can indulge in a sumptuous dinner and enjoy a drink or two to unwind.

Some of the glowing 5.0 reviews said that this property is a great stay for the adventurous type. There are hiking trails in the surroundings, which is perfect for a morning hike. Feel free to explore the surrounding area and enjoy the beauty of nature. The Treefort Cabin is also equipped with a fire pit, where you can warm up and snuggle at night

All in all, the Treefort is a cozy, unique, and private treehouse, ideal for couples who want to be out in nature and enjoy some peace and quiet.

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Treefort Cabin Retreat near Lake Michigan Beaches

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Tall Haus at Rocky Top Farms

Location: Ellsworth, Michigan

Price: $191+ per night 

Escape to your next dream treehouse Airbnb in Michigan by staying at the Tall Haus at Rocky Top Farms – which is totally up north at its best, by the way. Sitting on a pond among the birch and pines in a working cherry orchard, this lovely house was built by a husband and wife team who also own the place.

Indeed, this lovely treehouse is one of a kind. It features oversized windows that bring the daylight in and allow you to enjoy dreamy stargazing at night and, perhaps, get a glimpse of the Northern Lights.

This delightful property is equipped with a sleeping loft and a private bedroom that can accommodate up to four guests. The kitchen is equipped with a smart oven, microwave, sink, coffee maker, refrigerator, and electric frying pan. Thus, you can still enjoy the comforts of life while surrounded by nature.

This place has heritage, patina, and whimsy. It’s a creative and fun place that is totally an electric mix of character and style. During the day, you are free to explore the trail around the orchard and woods, which is perfect for hiking or biking.

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Tall Haus at Rocky Top Farms - Treehouse in Michigan

Tall Haus at Rocky Top Farms (dog friendly)

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The Fisteris Tiny Home

Location: Bangor, Michigan

Price: $129+ per night

The Fisteris is not only a cozy treehouse to stay in but also a place that offers plenty of exciting experiences. This tiny house cabin sits on a blueberry farm that’s equipped with a fireplace, mini-fridge, and an oven toaster. And if you feel like wandering around outside, there are three lakes nearby that are great for boating, fishing, and swimming. In addition, there is also an ornate horse farm across the street where guests can book a ride.

Everybody will surely have a blast walking around the blueberry patch, making a big campfire, and relaxing inside the cozy house while its giant windows are open wide. This pet-friendly space is a secret gem that you would want to keep to yourself.

This is the perfect place to unplug, for there is no Wi-Fi. It’s a humble and cozy getaway but offers plenty of activities to keep you busy. This place is perfect for couples, families, or a group of friends.

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The Fisteris

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Harbor Springs Treehouse Airbnb Michigan Vacation Rental

Location: Harbor Springs, Michigan

Price: $259+ per night

This beautiful Airbnb property is equipped with a large deck and sits in the middle of a forest somewhere in Harbor Springs. It’s yet another cozy place for a relaxing weekend getaway with friends or family.

The place is only a few minutes away from downtown Harbor Springs and the Petoskey State Park is easily accessible from here. The sand dunes nearby offer exciting jeep rides for a one-of-a-kind adventure with friends and loved ones.

You certainly will not get bored staying in this Harbor Springs Vacation Rental. The treehouse has a jacuzzi in the back deck that can accommodate up to seven guests. Aside from the full kitchen, there’s also a fire pit as well as a large gas grill so you can enjoy delicious barbecues while hanging out on its deck. 

If you love biking, you’d be glad to know that this property offers bicycles for guests to use for free. What’s more, the house is equipped with various amenities for entertainment, such as billiards, ping pong, foosball, and a 6’ air hockey table.

With that being said, this treehouse rental Michigan offering is truly a fantastic place for a large group of friends or family. The location is quiet and peaceful, yet the various amenities will keep everyone busy.

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Harbor Springs Vacation Rental

My personal favorite Treehouse Airbnb Michigan rental |Credit: Airbnb

Did I Miss Any Other Amazing Tree House Rentals in Michigan?

While there is an overwhelming amount of luxury tree houses in Michigan, I’ve narrowed it down to only 13 of the finest. Since I couldn’t mention all of them, do let me know if I’ve missed your favorite Michigan treehouse rentals, as I’d like to keep the post updated as much as possible.

Check out some of my other Treehouse Rentals Articles for future nature/glamping trip ideas.

Thanks so much for reading!

Daniel Mong

Sunday 3rd of March 2024

All though it not luxurious, it’s charming, and in a very private location Recently opened up “The Ripples Treehouse Adventure”. A unique real treehouse built on 5 trees located on private Carpenter Lake situated quietly on forty two acres in Wexford County.


Friday 31st of March 2023

Good evening,

Please take a peek of Tree Vistas in Michigan!

All the Best, Brian

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