Planning a glamping getaway and looking for the coolest and most unique treehouse rentals in Texas? Well, look no further, as I’ve put together this ultimate guide to the Top 20 Texas treehouse rentals for your bucket list!
There’s something magical about sleeping in a treehouse. Many of us grew up with them in our backyards, and even the most ramshackle felt like your own private castle. To be up there among the branches rustling in the breeze is sublime in itself – when your treehouse rental is also equipped with all modern luxuries, it becomes the kind of place you start wondering if you could try and build yourself one day.
Treehouses in Texas are one of the best ways to enjoy the Lone Star State, its ranches, parks and forests. Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway from the city, a romantic escape just for two, or a fun and unique place to spend some family time, they make for truly memorable accommodations.
Treehouse on Lake Travis
Price: $290+ per night
This popular treehouse accommodation boasts an impressive address: right on the south shore of Lake Travis and just outside of Austin, Texas’ most bohemian city. You’re in the heart of ‘Old Lakeway’ where shops and restaurants abound, and within easy reach of many outdoor attractions including plenty of hiking trails. Plus, the marina is moments away too, so you can easily rent a boat to while away the days on the water.
Not that you’d ever want to leave the treehouse. The property has an interesting decagon-shape, with a wraparound deck that offers superb views across the lake. You can sometimes see turtles swimming in the water.
The luxurious amenities here include a swimming pool, bubbling hot tub, BBQ area, fireplace and a spacious kitchen peninsula that’s perfect for gathering around at mealtimes. The bedrooms are bright and stylish, complimented by spa-like bathrooms. If you needed any more persuasion, just read the solid-gold reviews.
Price: $245+ per night
Whether you’re after a romantic hideaway, or want to dip your toes in the cowboy lifestyle, this Texas treehouse on an 800-acre working ranch will fit the bills. Guests rave about the quality of the accommodation, and also the peaceful atmosphere here. You can doze in a hammock, or kick back in a porch swing to take in the sunset, but all you’ll hear is nature in surround sound.
It’s an elegant, wooden property, accessed by a fun spiral staircase that leads on to an ample deck. The outdoor bathroom is screened for privacy, and the hosts provide all the extras you’ll need for a supremely comfortable stay: coffee maker (essential, right?), champagne and s’mores.
As for meals, you can browse a number of destination restaurants in the area, fish in the on-site stock tanks, or just throw some steaks on the grill. This is an ideal treehouse for couples planning a weekend getaway and anyone wanting to get back to nature for a while, and you definitely won’t go hungry during your stay.
Price: $195+ per night
This newly built Texas treehouse near Forestburg promises scenic views across the 300-acre working ranch on which it is set, accompanied by the sounds of a babbling creek nearby. Cosy wooden interiors have a country chic feel to them, and it won’t take long to feel like you’re reconnecting with nature. Wildlife, from hummingbirds and dragonflies to armadillos, deer, squirrels and possum, are in abundance.
It’s a great option for families in search of fun – the hosts will happily organise a scavenger hunt, you can swim in the creek in season, and adventurous types can make use of a zipline. There are also several excellent wineries within a short drive.
To relax in the evenings you can rest in a hammock on the deck among the branches, or in many seating areas scattered around, while your food cooks in the crockpot.
Price: $500+ per night
Not all treehouses feel like a treehouse. This one unquestionably does. Set amid bundles of Japanese maples in the Little Forest Hills, it’s an intensely atmospheric accommodation even before you dim the lights in the evening.
Best-suited to adults over the age of 27, this idyllic Texas treehouse is very convenient for Dallas, and also offers easy access to the Arboretum, and White Rock Lake where you can hire kayaks.
Inside, the furnishings are eclectic and comfortable. There’s a fireplace for cooler nights, and a spacious tub in the master bedroom that’s a hit with many guests. Floor-to-ceiling windows in the lounge let you bask in wide shards of natural light which changes beautifully as the day gradually ages. And outside, you have a patio balcony from where you can hear a running brook down below. You could very easily feel entirely alone in the world.
Price: $200+ per night
This Spicewood, Texas treehouse takes its rustic charm seriously: it’s ideally suited to couples happy to cope with fewer amenities – there is no kitchen or WiFi. That does mean however, you have incentive to explore the many bars, restaurants and cultural attractions of trendy Austin, which is just 30 miles to the east. And of course when you disconnect from the internet for a while, it’s not long before you reconnect with nature.
The property is compact, with a homely wooden interior, and wonderfully calm. In the mornings birdsong wakes you up, while in the evenings fireflies zip around the creek below, and the hoot of owls will often be heard from the surrounding trees.
Guests have access to a picnic area with shared BBQ and hammocks, as well as a swimming pool and a small lake with a zipline. You can also drive into town where it’s possible you might run into local celebrity WIllie Nelson – Blue Skies go on forever in this part of the world.
Location: New Braunfels
Price: $315+ per night
At night in this engineered custom treehouse cabin, the sounds of croaking frogs and chirping crickets drifts up from the Guadalupe River, a short walk away. And when they’re quiet, all you’ll hear is the breeze rustling through the 80-foot cypress trees that surround you, wild mustang grape vines hanging from their branches.
Reached by a 100-foot walkway that crosses a seasonal creek, the treehouse sleeps eight, making it perfect for larger families or groups. It has a spacious lounge-diner where you can congregate in the evenings, a private deck, fire pit, and a full slate of modern amenities including air conditioning, WiFi, and satellite TV. You’ll also have your own kitchen, so you can enjoy a completely self-contained stay.
If you do want to explore further afield though, you’ve got the famous Schlitterbahn water park nearby, and Canyon Lake, with a boat ramp minutes away. The river can often be fished for blue ribbon trout, and you can hire kayaks or tubes as well.
Price: $435+ per night
This charming North Texas treehouse is tucked deep into the woods on a working cattle ranch, on the bank of the Brazos River. While you’ll be sleeping 15 feet off the ground, you’ll still be able to hear a small waterfall below, and the calls of owls and coyotes off in the distance.
Kids will love it here, whether it’s climbing up to the second floor up a long ladder (stairs also available of course), or at the river where kayaks and tubes are provided in the summer.
The Tolkien-esque bolthole is equipped with a hot tub and gas fire pit on the deck, with rocking chairs and a grill as well – you won’t be able to wait for the evenings to start. And you can expect spectacular night skies here – you’re in total seclusion with the nearest neighbor a mile away!
Location: Dripping Springs
Price: $220+ per night
With its fun seafaring decor, this Texas treehouse near Dripping Springs could be gifted straight from ‘Swiss Family Robinson’. Bright and airy, the property sits eight feet up amid a canopy of trees, surrounded by classic Texan hill country.
Ideal for couples looking for romantic isolation, the rustic interior of this one-room pine cabin is decorated with a calming palette of turquoise, navy and ocean blue. The nautical theme even extends to the library, with a bookcase made from an old canoe. Outside, there’s a BBQ grill, swing and plenty of seating to enjoy the nearby stream and waterfall, and you will encounter everything from deer to wild turkeys and bullfrogs.
In the surrounding area, Pedernales Falls State Park stands out as fantastic for swimming and hiking, while you can also tour the many wineries around.
Woodland treehouse suite
Price: $145+ per night
Although you’re not actually off the ground in this Texas treehouse near Boerne, you might as well be, such is the sense of seclusion. The property is set in the middle of the woods, just in front of the oldest tree on this hospitable working ranch. Twisted and ancient oaks and cedars, covered in moss, surround you.
Animals including goats, donkeys, pot-bellied pigs and chickens roam freely around, and it’s not unusual to see wild deer from your bed or the private porch. If you’d like to get out and about for a day, instead of the car you can climb into the saddle and explore the ranch on horseback.
This cosy and quaintly decorated nook has its own kitchenette so you prepare your own meals, but your hosts can also welcome you with a gourmet meal accompanied by cocktails – a fantastic idea for your first or last evening.
Location: San Antonio
Price: $100+ per night
Situated close to the historic San Jose Missions, this San Antonio treehouse is set within gated and attractively landscaped grounds, within walking distance of the river where you’ll find biking and walking trails, as well as a convenient drop-in point for kayaks.
The accommodation is a little oasis of calm, with a patio, a wisteria orchard, and a shared and shady swimming pool. Elevated in the canopy, the treehouse has a loft room as well, reached either by stairs or ladder.
You’re just five miles from downtown San Antonio, with its famous Riverwalk lined with restaurants and shops, but it feels like you’re in the middle of nowhere.
Location: Dripping Springs
Price: $300+ per night
Overlooking a creek and a tree-lined valley, this Texas treehouse is highly rated not only by previous guests but also a number of respected local publications. Sleeping six, so that it suits larger families and groups, the accommodation offers a whimsical take on African safaris. And while you won’t encounter the Big Five here, you will find plenty of curious deer, croaking frogs, birds and colourful wildflowers.
The wooden interior is illuminated by bounties of natural light during the day. In the evenings you can unwind in the deckchairs on the porch, on the swing, or around a communal fire pit toasting your s’mores. Meals can be prepared on outdoor grills.
In the area, there is the Hamilton Pool Reserve, a popular spot for swimming and picnicking, and the Pedernales Falls State Park which offers excellent hiking. There are several renowned wineries, breweries and distilleries nearby, and rock-climbers can get their kicks at Reimers Ranch. When you’re all tuckered out, you can return for a glass of wine on the porch, unplug, and dream of African skies.
Romantic Lakeside Hideaway
Price: $140+ per night
Making up the second floor of a detached carriage house, this ranch property earns its treehouse feel from the large windows that open onto the woods all around. Expect to encounter the odd pygmy goat wandering between the trees.
You’ll enjoy a private deck affording views of the lake, and for a closer look you can take advantage of a picnic table and gas grill on the dock. Canoes can be hired, and there is abundant opportunity for hiking and birdwatching around the 135-acre ranch. You can fish too – the property has a number of lakes and ponds stocked with everything from Florida bass to bream and catfish (catch-and-release only).
For those looking to see the area, there is golf, a winery and several good restaurants nearby, as well as a spa. And in the summer, you’ll find plenty of orchards selling deliciously fresh peaches, blueberries and blackberries.
Cloud 9 Tree Haus
Location: New Braunfels, Texas
Price: $196+ per night
Located only a few miles from the top most attractions of Texas, Tree Haus is set amidst lush greenery. This unique one-bedroom treehouse has all the necessities for a comfortable and memorable stay throughout. Witness glorious sunsets from the covered patio. Moreover, enjoy your coffee and dinner as you sit by the fire pit underneath the treehouse.
If you’re a small family with kids, then Tree Haus is a complete holiday getaway for you! It gives you access to the shared large walk-in swimming pool, cabana, and a mini children’s playground. So, when you’re all set for a fun-filled summer, book Cloud Haus!
Location: Grandview, Texas
Price: $182+ per night
Set in the heart of a working ranch with exclusive hiking trails, Grandview offers you peace and solitude. Consider this a getaway to unplug and refresh. This treehouse fulfills your privacy needs and gives you ample space to think and rewind.
Set amidst Mother Nature, this treehouse offers you plenty of comforts to soak away in the trees and surrounding nature. The house has all the amenities with a kitchenette, mini-fridge, and microwave. Moreover, enjoy amazing coffee service, and continental breakfast items.
To relax in the evenings, you can take your hot coffee and sit under the trees as you bask in the natural sunlight amidst the chirping of the birds.
Studio Treehouse Luxury Suite
Location: New Braunfels, Texas,
Price: $149+ per night
Located near downtown New Braunfels, the Studio treehouse overlooks the great views of the Comal River. If you’re looking for a luxurious holiday, balanced with peace, nature, and comfort, then this is just the right spot for you!
You can wander around the lake in the evenings and feel the fresh wind caress your face. Furthermore, this treehouse gets it feels through the large open windows and wooden panels throughout the studio. So, be it early morning or late night, you can take your coffee and sit by the window.
With maximum space for 7 guests, you can relax, chill and unplug in a comfortable space.
Canyon Lake Treehouse
Location: Canyon Lake, Texas
Price: 300+ per night
Canyon Lake is a unique treehouse, nestled amidst two majestic oaks. With space as a specialty, you can invite your large group of friends or enjoy it with your big family. The 3 cozy bedrooms and 2 baths for up to 8 guests. It is a family-friendly treehouse perfect for any occasion or holiday getaway.
Furthermore, you can relax on the custom deck as you watch the sunrise. There is plenty of seating, a swing, and a bar for you to hang out for a memorable time. You can either sit under the canopy of trees as you play games or build a fire & grill over charcoal or gas. These are among some of the luxurious memorable activities you can enjoy at this peaceful location.
This is an ideal location for a family planning a get-together and anyone wanting to reconnect with nature, peace, and harmony.
The Casa Estiva Treehouse
Location: Weatherford, Texa
Price: 106+ per night
Are you looking for a place of natural refuge? Nestled in a ravine surrounded by towering oak trees, Casa Estiva is the refuge you need. This treehouse is specially built for nature enthusiasts. Here, you can wake up to songbirds all around you. Moreover, when the evening arrives, you can enjoy the quiet sounds of the night. This magical stay away from the hustle and bustle of daily life is a good dose of peace for the soul.
For ideal couples, this one luxury bedroom treehouse has all the amenities for a peaceful stay. You can also sit outdoors on the deck and enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner with your significant other. Moreover, no need to worry about food. You can either cook a delicious meal indoors with all the amenities or eat out in Weatherford.
In the surrounding area, downtown Weatherford provides unique eateries and bars for you to fulfill your desire.
Southern Dream Treehouse
Location: Van Zandt County, Texas
Price: 226+ per night
This pond-side treehouse is the ideal place to spend your honeymoon or a romantic getaway with your love. Surrounded by blooming trees, seating areas, and barbeque spots, this treehouse offers both privacy and comfort.
You can enjoy and relax in the hot tub with your loved one as you sip your favorite drink. Furthermore, spend your night resting on the swing bed as you stargaze and rekindle your romance. Your early mornings can be made even more exciting as you walk the trails or fish at the sparkling pond. The one-bedroom luxury treehouse offers a hot tub, all-in-one kitchen, and wifi for a comfortable stay.
So, fall in love all over again and reignite the spark at Southern Dream Treehouse.
Jumping Goat Ranch-Treehouse
Location: Fredericksburg, Texas
Price: 243+ per night
This gorgeous Jumping Goat Ranch Treehouse boasts the natural beauty of Hill Country. It promises gorgeous views from under the canopy of leaves. Feel the refreshing essence of nature and the scenic beauty of the countryside through this treehouse.
Further, you can curl up in the cozy reading nook of the treehouse and soak in the fantastic views from the picture windows. Moreover, you can sit and recharge around the fire pit at night. The treehouse offers you the opportunity to watch the wildlife during the day. Furthermore, you can end your day by relaxing in the private hot tub with your loved one.
This treehouse is a great option for a couple. So, enjoy your time in seclusion with your loved one.
Amazing City Treehouse
Location: Dallas, Texas
Price: 341+ per night
Tucked away in the heart of Little Forest Hills, this exquisite, handcrafted home boasts contemporary and calmness. The secluded setting of this treehouse is specially designed keeping in mind peace and quietness. You can enjoy the company of calmness and relaxation on your peaceful getaway.
The interior of the treehouse is built to give off serene and warm rustic vibes. The two beds and two baths sleep 4. Further, there is a winding gravel footpath that takes you through a forested canopy. The treehouse leads to the footbridge traversing the stunning Ash Creek.
This timeless treehouse is not only an extraordinary experience but also a home away from home!
Am I Missing Any Incredible Treehouses in Texas?
While writing this article, I was quite stoked about how many incredible offering there are for Texas treehouse lovers! So if you’re aware of any specific listing or destination that isn’t listed here, please do let me know by commenting below, or shoot me an email.
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