The seventh most populous state in the US, Ohio is an excellent destination for a weekend getaway. Whether you wish to visit urban cities like Columbus and Cincinnati where hipster eateries and quirky galleries can be found on every corner or explore Ohio’s rural side and enjoy picturesque and unspoiled nature, a visit to Ohio promises to be a memorable experience.
Looking for unique accommodation options in Ohio? Consider spending a weekend in a treehouse! Well-known for its abundance of buckeye trees, the state of Ohio is not short on some seriously awesome treehouse rentals that make a perfect base for exploring the state’s great outdoors. From rustic treehouses equipped with basic amenities to luxurious and uniquely decorated timber structures with state-of-the-art facilities, there is something for every traveler.
Without further ado, here is my list of the best treehouse rentals in Ohio!
1) Little Red Treehouse (Mohicans)
Price: $250+ per night
Little Red Treehouse in Glenmont is without a doubt one of the most famous treehouses in the state of Ohio. Designed by the famous architect Pete Nelson, this fabulous treehouse was featured in the popular show called the Treehouse Masters back in 2013. If you are looking for a romantic weekend getaway in Ohio, you’ve definitely come to the right place.
The treehouse can be accessed by a seat of stairs that lead up to a 30 ft. picturesque wooden extension bridge. Once you step inside, expect to find a nice kitchenette complete with everything from a coffee maker and a toaster to an electric cooktop. The sleeping quarters are easily accessible by a ladder and include a queen bed platform that offers views of the living area below. Want to watch a movie with that special someone? No problem! Little Red Treehouse is fitted with a compact flat screen TV/DVD player.
2) Hocking Hills Treehouse Cabins
Location: Hocking Hills
Price: $245+ per night
If you are planning to visit the Hocking Hills State Park while exploring Ohio, consider spending a few days at the lovely Hocking Hills Treehouse Cabins. Located just a stone’s throw from the park’s attractions like Ash Cave and Old Man’s Cave, this authentic studio-style treehouse has everything you need for a relaxing stay in Hocking Hills.
The treehouse is tucked away in the trees along a hillside and offers a variety of modern amenities ranging from a fully-functional kitchen and a nicely decorated living area to central air conditioning and heating. The outdoor balcony offers epic views of the surrounding areas. Whether you are looking for a family getaway or a romantic escape, Hocking Hills Treehouse Cabin is one of the best treehouse rentals in the Hocking Hills State Park area.
3) Cozy Treehouse Cabins
Location: Hocking Hills
Price: $385+ per night
A family-owned treehouse situated on 10 acres of private woods, Cozy Treehouse Cabins is one of the newest treehouse properties in Hocking Hills on this list. It has two fully-furnished bedrooms, as well as a kitchen, indoor bathroom, and a loft. The outdoor deck is an ideal place to enjoy magnificent nature views and have dinner under the stars. This place can accommodate up to 7 people, making it a perfect rental for families on vacation in Ohio.
As for the décor, think in the lines of a relaxing zen style accommodation with modern amenities like the huge 55” flat-screen TV. If you wish to stay connected, they have a reliable cable and Internet connection. It is also worth mentioning that the Cozy Treehouse Cabins is located just a short walk from Hocking Hills where you can enjoy outdoor activities like fishing, zip-lining, hiking, horseback riding, and canoeing. Make sure to visit the nearby waterfalls and snap some cool photos for your Instagram account.
4) White Oak Treehouse (Mohicans)
Price: $400+ per night
Welcome to White Oak Treehouse, a rustic treehouse suspended from beautiful white oak and hickory trees. Nestled on a hillside with fabulous views of the Mohican Valley, White Oak Treehouse in Glenmont was actually designed by the popular Treehouse Masters from the Discovery Channel. It has a cozy living room, an upstairs loft, a small kitchenette, a bedroom, and a bathroom.
The 3 sided wrap around porch offers nice views of the Mohican Valley and there is also a charcoal grill in case you wish to make BBQ. All linens and towels are provided for guests, as well as complimentary coffee and filters.
5) Moonlight Treehouse (Mohicans)
Price: $400+ per night
If you are looking for a romantic place to stay in Ohio, I recommend spending a few nights at the Moonlight Treehouse in Glenmont. Popular with honeymooners, this brand new custom-designed treehouse boasts a gently rocking bridge that takes you to the platform from which you can enjoy magnificent forest views. The deck is fitted with 4 chairs and a table.
Inside the house, you will find 2 bedrooms, a full bath with shower, sink, and toilet, and a kitchen with appliances such as a microwave oven, coffee maker, mini-refrigerator, and a 2 burner electric cooking element. There is also an outdoor shower that is functional during the summer season. Keep in mind that this treehouse has limited cell service.
6) Romantic Treehouse Getaway with Treetop Views (Whispering Pines Treehouse)
Price: $215+ per night
No list of treehouse rentals in Ohio would be complete without mentioning the 22 feet high Romantic Treehouse Getaway with Treetop Views. Also known as the Whispering Pines Treehouse, this property is all about luxury and comfort. From the state-of-the-art jetted tub with ceiling tub filler to the picturesque cherry hardwood floors and premium Amish Crafted pillow-top mattress, the treehouse has everything that is needed for a memorable vacation in Ohio.
Step inside the living room where you will find a comfy sofa, as well as a small coffee table and a fireplace encased in a hand-cut stone. There is also a modern TV screen with cable channels. The kitchen is equipped with all the necessary appliances including everything from a microwave oven and a 2-burner stovetop to a refrigerator with a freezer. This one-bedroom treehouse can accommodate up to 2 guests and is extremely popular with couples on vacation.
7) The Spring House
Price: $55+ per night
If you are looking for a simple and reasonably priced treehouse with basic amenities in Ohio, book your stay at the Spring House in Killbuck. Built upon the foundation of an old spring house, this treehouse stands of heavy beam legs and is a perfect accommodation option for guests looking to unwind and get away from it all.
Located just a short drive from Amish attractions, this one-bedroom treehouse has a great little fire pit in the back, as well as a small outdoor sawdust toilet. The hosts are extremely friendly and are always more than happy to recommend cool attractions in the area worth visiting. If you wish to go biking, there is a scenic and paved 23 miles bike trail nearby.
8) El Castillo (Mohicans)
The newest cabin at the Mohicans, El Castillo is a two-story treehouse with two outdoor balconies that offer spectacular views of the surrounding forest. In order to get to the front doorway of this fabulous property, guests will have to cross a picturesque bridge. As for the interior of El Castillo, it looks spectacular in every way. Most of the features inside are made from wood. However, expect to find a bunch of modern amenities including a fully-equipped kitchen with premium appliances and a flat-screen TV with a DVD player.
The upstairs area boasts a large bed for a restful night’s sleep. Waking up to the sounds of birds and magnificent forest views is definitely a one of a kind experience. Another feature is the lovely wooden swing that can be found at the base of the cabin.
9) Buckeye Barn Tree House
Location: Hocking Hills
Price: $250+ per night
Offering an unforgettable treehouse experience for up to 4 guests, Buckeye Barn Tree House in Hocking Hills is a barn-style treehouse supported by three amazing trees including red oak, white oak, and a beech. Whether you wish to go for a dip in the front deck hot tub, enjoy spectacular forest views from the back deck, or prepare dinner on the propane barbeque, staying at Buckeye Barn Tree House is a memorable experience.
The cozy living room is fitted with a comfy sofa, as well as a kitchen area with a sink, refrigerator, hot plate burners, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, and a dining table. There is a sliding barn door that takes you to the queen bedroom. In case it gets cold or hot inside, feel free to turn on the A/C and heater unit.
10) Acadia Cliffs Treehouse Cabin
Price: $165+ per night
Welcome to the Acadia Cliffs Treehouse Cabin, a 560 sq. foot treehouse located close to the Acadia Cliff Wildlife Preserve. Guests who wish to disconnect from the outside world will fall in love with this wonderful treehouse. There is no cable, TV service, or phone landline available. However, if you really need to make that phone call, little cell phone coverage can be found on the deck.
The cabin itself features a nicely decorated bedroom, a fully-equipped kitchen with microwave, refrigerator, and an electric oven, and two bathrooms (indoor and outdoor). In case you wish to grill some meat, there is a fire pit with benches outside. What to do around here? Visit the Milestone Quarry where you can learn more about the culture and history of Ohio. There is also the popular Athens Farmer’s Market which is held every Wednesday and Saturday.
11) Treehouse Village – The Sky Loft
Price: $145+ per night
With high ratings on Airbnb, Sky Loft treehouse in Ohio is a popular lodging option for travelers on a budget. You will find the deck on the first level, halfway up the stairs. The forest views from there are simply breathtaking. As for the amenities inside this tiny treehouse, there is a queen-sized bed and a bathroom.
Many guests like the soaking tub and the outdoor shower and add that the little gas fire pit is excellent. Others comment that the treehouse is located very close to the local touristy spots and in the heart of Amish country. Keep in mind that the property is located in a rural area, which means that Wi-Fi is limited.
12) Tullihas in the Trees
Price: $125+ per night
Adventurous travelers who really want to go off the grid can stay at the Tullihas in the Trees treehouse in Ohio. There is no running water here, no electricity, and the cell service is limited. This means there is no shower, refrigerator, or central heat available. Instead of a bathroom, there is an Amish built composting outhouse on-site with portable water available nearby.
Nature lovers will fall in love with this place. You can explore the nearby trails, read a book on a hammock and enjoy magnificent views, or sit around the campfire. During the winter season, sleeping bags are recommended, as there is only a small propane heater inside. You won’t be sleeping on the floor, since there is a double air mattress, a single air mattress, and two cots provided by the owners.
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