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18 Best Treehouse Rentals Kentucky Has for a Weekend Getaway

Planning a glamping getaway and looking for the coolest treehouse rentals Kentucky has to offer in 2023? Well, you’re in the right place, as I’ve found the best Kentucky treehouses on Airbnb and other accommodation sites perfect for an outdoor escape to relax and unwind.

Most of us have dreamed of living in a treehouse since we were kids. The thrill of hiding up in the trees surrounded by the blissful sounds of nature is something we all want to experience at least once in our life.

In the United States, there are treehouses aplenty. And you can find some of the country’s best treehouse rentals in Kentucky. With an incredibly diverse array of geological features and ecosystems, Kentucky offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities, and that includes staying at a cozy treehouse in the middle of a forest.

When it comes to treehouses in Kentucky, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from, from a cliffside treehouse in the Red River Gorge or the gorgeous cabins in Berea and a cute treetop house in the mountains of Red Lick Valley. Check out our list of the most amazing treehouse rentals in Kentucky.

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Treehouse Built by Pete

Location: Germantown, Kentucky

Price: $277+ per night

If you are a fan of Animal Planet’s “Treehouse Masters”, then this treehouse must be familiar to you. It was featured by Treehouse Masters’ Pete Nelson in an episode called the Kentucky Climbers Cottage.

Arguably the best treehouse Kentucky has to offer, it’s perfect for those who want to unplug and enjoy nature away from the chaos of city life. It is one of the three properties inside a privately owned land right in the middle of a forest in Germantown.

There’s a hammock below the treehouse where you can relax and unwind. At night, roast marshmallows in the fire pit that’s surrounded by comfortable seating or sip a cup of coffee in front of the crackling fire while enjoying the gorgeous views.

This place is ideal for a large family gathering since it can accommodate big groups. You can choose to book all three houses within the property. The houses are strategically situated away from each other to ensure you have privacy while still close enough to bond with family during a family gathering.

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Treehouse off grid built by Pete. Family friendly!

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The Looking Glass | Mirrored Treehouses in Kentucky

Location: Campton, Kentucky

Price: $693+ per night (minimum of 2 nights stay)

Reminiscent of something out of a fairy tale movie, these mirrored treehouses offer a stunning 360-view of nature through their panoramic windows. To get to this Kentucky charming treehouse, you’ll have to walk across a bridge that’s perched on the trees, which is an exciting experience in itself!

What makes this property truly unique is the facade of mirrors, which reflects the surrounding views of the forest. The Looking Glass Treehouse is indeed an amazing property, featuring extraordinary craftsmanship and a truly creative design.

If you love to cook, you’ll be delighted to know that these treehouses have a circular kitchen that’s equipped with cooking amenities where you can prepare delicious meals. There’s also a suspended deck from where you can enjoy your cup of coffee while marveling at the stunning outdoor views. Each Mirrored tree house in Kentucky can accommodate up to five guests and has one double bed in its bedroom plus a sofa bed in the common space.

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The Looking Glass - A Pair of Mirrored Treehouses

The Looking Glass | Mirrored Treehouses in Kentucky | Credit: VRBO

TreeHouse – The Aliyah with swinging bridge 200+ Acres Hiking Trails

Location: Stonewall, Brooksville, Kentucky

Price: $288+ per night

Adventure and fun are guaranteed when booking a few nights’ stay here. One of the best Kentucky treehouse rentals, it’s backed with glowing reviews and was even nominated as one of the best places to stay on the Wilderness Bourbon Trail. Not only that, but it’s also the tallest treehouse in the area, being 30 feet high, making for an awesome treehouse experience.

There are tons of hikes in the area, delicious Southern food nearby, and it is a family-friendly getaway that the whole family will love. The Aliyah is unique in that it has a more-than-100-year-old tree reaching up through the room so you’ll be really close to nature.


Tradewinds Treehouse

Location: Stanton, Kentucky

Price: $1,162+ per night

A luxury treehouse retreat in the Daniel Boone National Forest, Tradewinds offers two twin treehouses propped up like owls on a branch in the scenic forest. In total, there are three bedrooms at this treehouse rental, all of which have comfy beds that can sleep up to eight guests per booking, making it ideal for families.

It also features one of the best treehouse cabins in Kentucky, with a log cabin bathhouse complete with a living room and a full-size bed nearby. During your time in the spring-fed hot tub, enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding nature. And be sure to take advantage of the nearby hiking trails, including several within walking distance, making this treehouse an ideal location for nature lovers!

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Tradewinds Treehouse Rentals in Red River Gorge

Tradewinds Treehouse Rentals in Red River Gorge | Credit: Airbnb

 Cliff Dweller Treehouse

Location: Campton, Kentucky

Price: $958+ per night

Forget staying high atop a tree; how about staying right by a cliff at one of the most insane Kentucky tree house rentals? The cliffside treehouse hangs from sandstone and is surrounded by several trees, making it perfect for nature lovers.

After a journey up several hundred suspended stairs, you’ll have reached the cliffside treehouse bolted high above the Red River Gorge. Attracting adventure seekers, you can also book underground kayaking and ziplining. You’ll find no better sunrise and sunset views from your deck.

If you want to add to the experience, be sure to head to the rooftop deck to reach up and touch the stone shelf that’s holding the master high off the ground.

Kentucky Breeze Treehouse Retreat

Location: Stanton, Kentucky

Price: $163+ per night

Experience a rustic yet lavish escape in this custom-made treehouse perfectly situated amid towering trees inside a National Forest in Stanton, Kentucky. Enjoy the romantic sunset views over the mountains through its glass doors and go stargazing on the deck in its loft. During the day, you can explore the nearby areas and follow the national trailhead going to a nearby creek.

Equipped with one bedroom containing a double bed and a sofa bed, this treehouse in Kentucky can accommodate four guests. It has all the amenities and facilities to make your stay comfortable, such as a kitchen with cooking appliances and a dining area, as well as an air conditioning and heating system, hairdryer, fire extinguisher, and fans.

Getting to the loft where the full bathroom and bedroom are, will require climbing through a ladder, which makes your stay even more exciting!

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KY Breeze PRIVATE Treehouse- Romantic RRG Forest

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The Lions Lair Private Romantic Treehouse

Location: Stanton, Kentucky

Price: $166+ per night

Located inside the National Park of Stanton, Kentucky, Lion’s Lair is a perfect setting for those who want to be close to nature while enjoying the comforts and amenities of a cozy treehouse. This treehouse is inside private land and a walking distance away from the park’s many hiking trails. Wake up to the scenic views of nature, especially at the deck where the famous Red River Gorge is visible.

This Kentucky treehouse Airbnb is ideal for couples and small families. It has one bedroom equipped with a queen-size bed and a sofa bed. There’s also a kitchen with amenities to cook delicious meals.

There are plenty of activities for you to enjoy at the property. Aside from hiking the nearby trails, climb the ladder to go stargazing at the deck in the loft or build a campfire on site. If you simply want to relax and unwind, lounge on the romantic swinging porch while enjoying the blissful views of nature.

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PRIVATE romantic TREEHOUSE- The Lions Lair

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Observatory Tree House

Location: Stanton, Kentucky

Price: $550+ per night

If you’re looking for the best 2-bedroom treehouse Airbnb Kentucky’s got to offer, then check out the Observatory Tree House. This highly elevated treehouse is equipped with two bedrooms with two beds each and a half bath and could accommodate up to four guests. Located in Eastern White Pine, this property overlooks the gorgeous views of the Red River Gorge.

You will surely have a blast climbing the spiral staircases, floating walkways, and steep ship ladder in this multilevel pirate-themed treehouse. The treehouse has its own composting outhouse, but you are welcome to use the guest shower and bathroom at the RRG Headquarters. There’s also a fully stocked kitchen allowing you to cook delicious meals during your stay.

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Observatory Tree House

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Treetop Flyer

Location: Berea, Kentucky

Price: $111+ per night

Nestled in the mountains of Red Lick Valley, the Treetop Flyer is a 1-bedroom treehouse equipped with a loft, wrap-around porch, and a lower deck. Tucked inside a hundred-acre farm, this is the perfect place to visit for a short weekend getaway with families and friends. Aside from the treehouse, there’s also a campground and several other accommodation facilities on site, including cabins and yurts.

The bedroom at The Treetop Flyer is located in the loft and has two full-sized mattresses. It is spacious enough to accommodate up to eight guests.

While the treehouse does not have any plumbing or electricity, it has battery-powered lanterns, a propane-powered fireplace, spring water, and an outhouse. There’s also a shared kitchen within the property that guests can use, as well as a seasonal bathhouse equipped with flush toilets and showers.

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Pet-Friendly Amazonia Treehouse

Location: Pine Ridge, Kentucky

Price: $234+ per night

Sleeping four, Amazonia is the perfect getaway for the whole family, including your beloved pet. While it’s one of the newer treehouse rentals in KY, it’s already one of the state’s best and enjoys a fantastic location in the Red River Gorge.

You can spend your days relaxing on the hammock floor in the loft or taking in the sights and sounds of nature from the open patio. It also has a fully-equipped kitchen that makes preparing your favorites a breeze. Its location also means you have activities like hiking, horseback riding, and ziplining just minutes away.

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Amazonia Treehouse

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Abi’s Arboreal Abode & Hammock Haven

Location: Berea, Kentucky

Price: $189+ per night

Abi’s Arboreal Abode is a part of arguably the best treehouse hotel Kentucky has to offer, with its sister property “Treetop Flyer.” Pitched inside a 100-acre farmland and surrounded by walnut trees with a kid’s playground on-site, this place will let you live out your childhood fantasy of living in the woods in a yurt-like property.

One of the best features of this Airbnb Kentucky treehouse is that there are hammocks all over the place, where adults can unwind and relax while the kids are busy on the playground.

The property can accommodate up to four guests, which makes it perfect for families with kids. There’s a bunk bed equipped with a full-size futon at the bottom bunk and a single-size futon on top. It is also equipped with all the amenities that you need for a comfortable stay, such as electricity, an air conditioning system, a portable heater, and more. There’s also a shared kitchen on site where you can cook delicious meals for the family.

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Sylvan Float Treehouse

Location: Stanton, Kentucky

Price: $416+ per night (minimum of 2 nights stay)

Suspended above the trees and canopied in leafy branches, the Sylvan Float treehouse is everything that you would want for a treehouse. This quaint arboreal abode is attached between a red oak tree and a hickory tree and is perfect for those who are looking for a serene and unique place to stay in the middle of a forest.

This treehouse is an off-grid cabin that doesn’t have electricity and plumbing, but it has a water jug sink, battery-powered lanterns, and propane-powered appliances.

This incredible floating tree house Airbnb Kentucky has to offer overlooks a beautiful view of the Red River Gorge Geological Area and is close to the Martins Fork Trailhead. It is fully enclosed and fitted with modern amenities, such as a heater and gas stove, allowing you to relax and feel at home after exploring the nearby gorge. There’s a full-sized bed in the loft that could sleep two guests, perfect for couples who are looking for a short weekend getaway.

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Sylvan Float Treehouse Red River Gorge Kentucky

Sylvan Float Treehouse Red River Gorge Kentucky | Credit: Airbnb

Tree House Rental near Cumberland Falls State Park

Location: Parker’s Lake, Kentucky

Price: $208+ per night (minimum of 2 nights stay)

Take your fantasy of living in a house in the woods to new heights by staying at this stunning treehouse rental near Cumberland Falls State Park. Perched on the side of a hill and surrounded by tall trees, staying at this house is a dream-come-true for every nature lover. One of the best tree house cabins Kentucky has to offer, the property is 15-sided and wrapped with a deck that also serves as the entrance to the property.

This treehouse rental in Kentucky is perfect for big groups. It has three bedrooms that can sleep up to six guests. Plus, its open space living room has plenty of seating areas where everyone can relax and hang out. The house is also equipped with a kitchen, complete with a microwave, a refrigerator, a stove, and other cooking utensils.

Start your day at the circular deck, where you can enjoy the beautiful views as you sip your morning coffee. You can go hiking afterwards or simply hang out on the deck and listen to the calming sounds of nature.

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Amazing Tree House Rental near Cumberland Falls State Park, Kentucky

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Treehouse Experience with Playland and Slide

Location: Germantown, Kentucky

Price: $288+ per night (minimum of 2 nights stay)

Featuring a slide on its side, this Enchanting Tree House in Germantown is clearly not your average treehouse. The house is perched on the branches of four trees right in the middle of a forest. It could accommodate up to six guests, making it one of the best tree house rentals in Kentucky for families with kids.

The layout of this treehouse is truly unique. It has a spacious upper-level nook that has a full-size bed. The other loft, which has a queen-sized bed, is separated from the house through a bridge.

Kids will surely have a blast in this property. Aside from the whimsical slide, there’s a swing set, a hammock, and a private trail leading to the “hobbit tree trail”. This trail leads to a picnic area that has a table and chairs, a perfect setting for al fresco dining.

Guests will also have access to a private 200-acre area with themed trails that will take you to various areas within the property. During your exploration, you’ll come across a cabana pod sitting by a stream, an abandoned log cabin from 1800, and many more.

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Enchanting Tree House with a Slide on 200 Acres for a Family Adventure in Germantown, Kentucky

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Eagle’s Nest Treehouse

Location: Stanton, Kentucky

Price: $159+ per night

Uniquely located inside the national forest, this rustic, custom-made treehouse is what fairy tales are made of! Watch the sunset behind the mountains from your reclining chair, or try your hand at some stargazing on the NEST deck overlooking the forest. In the morning, step out on the trailhead and explore the stunning forest.

One of the best tree houses in Kentucky, it’s received superior reviews due to its unique build and amenities, such as a swing underneath, a separate bedroom called “The Nest”, and the handmade stone fireplace with ambient lighting.

Cloud Dome Treehouse

Location: Campton, Kentucky

Price: $389+ per night

Welcome to Dome Town, a series of geodesic domes suspended in the trees in one of Kentucky’s newest treehouse villages. The three domes, called Cloud Dome, Turtle Dome, and Puma Dome, are connected by suspension bridges that weave through the canopy with a giant canopy lounge net and one communal water dome, where there are two full baths and one wash station. Dome Town is located just a short walk away from The Rock House Cafe and close to hiking trails around the gorge.

Cloud Dome Treehouse is the most comfortable, romantic experience you can imagine! Located near the heart of the Red River Gorge, Cloud Dome is the perfect hiker or climber retreat!

Tucked into the canopy behind the Red River Rockhouse Restaurant, this geodesic dome with a suspension bridge and a network of hiking trails makes this a once-in-a-lifetime place to stay.

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Turtle Dome Treehouse

Location: Campton, Kentucky

Price: $164+ per night

Turtle Dome is one of the larger domes located lower on the hillside, closer to the water dome. It sleeps two on a queen-sized bed. It is heated and cooled and has its own private kitchenette. Enjoy the expansive interior of the dome, green leaves through the bay window and the soft, calming feel of the round space.

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Puma Dome Treehouse

Location: Campton, Kentucky

Price: $180+ per night

Puma Dome is perched beside a large boulder and has a large deck to spread out on. It sleeps two on a queen-sized bed. It is heated and cooled with your own private kitchenette. Puma Dome is accessible by our longest suspension bridge! The dome is private, calming and offers a great view of the valley below.

Am I Missing Any Other Amazing Tree House Rentals Kentucky Has to Offer?

While compiling this article, I was actually quite surprised about how many tree house rentals KY has to offer the state’s treehouse lovers as well as those traveling from elsewhere. So, if you know of any specific listing or destination that isn’t listed here, please do let me know!

Also, be sure to read some of my other treehouse guides for other glamping trips in the future!

Thanks so much for reading and be sure to share this article with your treehouse travel crew!

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