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Stay Overnight in a “Treehouse” | 14 Treehouse Rentals in Michigan

How many of us dreamed of staying overnight in a treehouse as children? Well, now we can! We’ve located several treehouse rentals in Michigan that you can reserve and live out your childhood dreams.

Whether you dream of staying in a treehouse hotel or treehouse camping, these unique treehouse rentals in Michigan can make your dreams come true!

We realize that due to sustainability not all of these are true treehouses, but having stayed in several, we can attest to the fact that you definitely get the feeling of being up in the trees!

Tree House Ridge

Thompsonville, Michigan

Tree House Ridge, the first resort of its kind in Michigan, is building ten unique and self-contained treehouses, each around 500 square feet, in Thompsonville, Michigan.

Each treehouse is set in a lovely woodland setting, built around spectacular hills and offers a breathtaking perspective of Northern Michigan’s natural splendor.

The first is now open and ready for you to reserve your stay.

Tree Vistas - Ionia, Michigan
Tree Vistas | photo via Tree Vistas

Tree Vistas

Ionia, Michigan

These spacious vistas have a natural, beautiful, and peaceful aesthetic. You’ll think you’re in the treetops because you are!

The raised resorts, which are 13 feet above the ground, provide a feeling of thrill while also imparting a sense of calm and tranquility among the trees. Large windows provide open views, and the basic yet modern décor allows the outdoors in.

Outpost Treehouse - East Leroy Michigan
Outpost Treehouse | photo via Airbnb

Outpost Treehouse

East Leroy, Michigan

This unique treehouse cabin in Michigan includes all amenities and was inspired by a forest ranger lookout. Though not actually attached to a tree, the outpost treehouse sits in a white pine forest in the middle of a 65-acre active farm.

The 15 hand-crafted windows allow for great views watching out for Michigan wildlife – whitetail deer, turkeys, owls, and coyote have all been spotted from the elevated wrap-around deck.

Serenity Now Treehouse - Whitehall, Michigan
Serenity Now Treehouse | photo via Airbnb

Serenity Now Treehouse

Whitehall, Michigan

Serenity Now Treehouse rental in Michigan is the perfect place to unplug for a couple of days of tranquility and peace. With included amenities such as Direct TV, a full kitchen, and games, you’ll find yourself in a quiet and serene setting in this Michigan treehouse rental.

There is a rowboat available on site for a float down the creek during spring, summer, or fall, and a gas grill is available for use just outside the treehouse.

Wayfarer Treehouse - Lake Leelanau, Michigan
Wayfarer Treehouse | photo via Airbnb

Wayfarer Treehouse

Lake Leelanau, Michigan

The Wayfarer Treehouse rental in Michigan is a Scandinavian modern home within a wooded setting, convenient to the towns of Leland, Suttons Bay, Northport, and Lake Leelanau. Guests can walk to lake access, hike the cherry orchards, explore local wineries, distilleries, and farm markets. 

The house comfortably sleeps 6 people, there are two queen beds and two twin beds. There are two full baths and a powder room. The master bath has a soaking tub while the second-floor bath has a large shower. The simple euro-style kitchen is well equipped for cooking and serving, complete with a convection oven, gas cooktop, drawer dishwasher, and refrigerator/freezer.

The windows and location give the feeling of being in a very comfortable treehouse hotel in Michigan.

Lakeside Retreat Nestled Among The Trees - Lakeside, Michigan
Lakeside Retreat Nestled Among the Trees | photo via Airbnb

Our Michigan Tree House

Lakeside, Michigan

Welcome to the cozy “Tree House,” nestled among the trees in Lakeside, Michigan! This freshly renovated cottage is located just 90 minutes from Chicago in the heart of all that Harbor Country has to offer. The bright, open home features high-end finishes, luxury mattresses, and comfortable seating throughout.

Nature-inspired hues invite you in, making relaxation a top priority. Generous outdoor spaces include a large deck with ample dining space and a fire pit for s’mores under the stars.

Enchanted Treehouse On Lake Michigan - Near Grand Haven And Holland - Grand Haven, Michigan
Enchanted Treehouse On Lake Michigan – Near Grand Haven and Holland | photo via Vrbo

Enchanted Treehouse On Lake Michigan

Grand Haven, Michigan

The Enchanted Treehouse rental is perched on a sand dune overlooking Lake Michigan with 100ft of private lakefront. Enjoy the magnificent lake views from every room or the deck with a table, chairs, and BBQ.

Enjoy sightseeing and dining in Grand Haven 9 miles (15 minutes) to the north or Holland 12 miles (20 minutes) to the south. Take the 145 steps to the beach and park your blankets or chairs on your own private beach. There are no rocks and the sugar-fine sand slopes gently into the crystal clear water.

Avoid the crowds and enjoy the peace and tranquility that this property has to offer. This unique modern rustic, post and beam style cottage was designed by award-winning architect Chuck Posthumus to maximize lake views while minimizing the environmental impact on the critical dune.

Shanty Creek Treehouse - Bellaire, Michigan
Shanty Creek Treehouse | photo via Northern Michigan Cabin

Shanty Creek Treehouse

Bellaire, Michigan

Located within the fabulous Shanty Creek/Schuss Mountain resort area, the Michigan Treehouse rental is perfectly located to take advantage of four seasons of Northern Michigan splendor!

Sitting in the hardwood forest, the Treehouse is only minutes from skiing, pools, golf, lakes, and outstanding restaurants.

This Austrian-inspired chalet has just been completely renovated with 3 comfy bedrooms, a custom recreation room, and a wrap-around deck.

With an open, airy layout and a treehouse view of the woods, it’s the perfect place to spread out and relax with family and friends. You’re right in the middle of all the amenities and fun you expect in the beautiful Shanty Creek area!

Tree House Cottage

Au Train, Michigan

Tree House Cottage is a private, newly remodeled cottage that sits on a hillside overlooking the AuTrain River right at the mouth of Lake AuTrain. The river is lazy and shallow with a sandy bottom and little current so it is perfect for the children to wade and play in the water by the dock.

Sit on the dock and read your favorite book or enjoy a little sun and relaxation and experience the best treehouse camping Michigan has to offer.

The Treehouse at Rocky Top Farms

Ellsworth, Michigan

This second-story, custom-built cabin in the middle of a cherry orchard has huge windows that allow for great natural light and have you feeling as if you’re staying in a true Michigan treehouse!

It sleeps 6 and offers a large hot tub outdoors. Pet-friendly and kid-friendly.

The Tree House In The Heart Of Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore - Empire, Michigan
The Tree House in the Heart of Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore | photo via Vrbo

The Tree House in the Heart of Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore

Empire, Michigan

This completely furnished carriage apartment is upstairs and separate from the main house, making it feel like a Michigan treehouse rental.

Close to Empire and Glen Arbor, this treehouse rental in Michigan sleeps up to 4, is family-friendly and pet-friendly, and guests have access to the indoor pool on the property.

Lake Michigan Treehouse - Harbor Springs, Michigan
Lake Michigan Treehouse | photo via Vrbo

Lake Michigan Treehouse

Harbor Springs, Michigan

This Lake Michigan Treehouse is secluded in its own forest appropriately 120ft from the water’s edge with panoramic views of Petoskey, Charlevoix, and Beaver Island from its private beach. Besides beautiful sunsets, walks on the beach and beach fires there is a plethora of activities nearby.

Biking on the famous Tunnel of Trees, kayaking, 5 minutes to restaurants, 11 miles to Boyne Highlands and Nub’s Nob, 19 miles to Bay Harbor, 38.9 miles to Mackinaw City and the ferry to Mackinac Island.

Up North Tree House Retreat - Suttons Bay, Michigan
Up North Tree House Retreat | photo via Vrbo

Up North Tree House Retreat

Suttons Bay, Michigan

Located in the charming village of Suttons Bay this Michigan treehouse rental is a perfect “get away from it all,” location. A two-bedroom, one-bathroom cozy cottage, this Michigan vacation rental sleeps up to 4 and is pet-friendly (small dogs only).

Just three blocks from the beach, you’ll enjoy a tranquil setting under the shade of towering trees and actually feeling like you are in a treehouse.

Northern Michigan &Quot;Treehouse&Quot; Retreat - Boyne City, Michigan
Northern Michigan “Treehouse” Retreat | photo via Vrbo

Northern Michigan “Treehouse” Retreat

Boyne City, Michigan

This second-story apartment provides the northern Michigan experience and has guests feeling like they’re staying in a treehouse.

The views from the deck and windows overlook fields and woods and it is so quiet that deer and wild turkeys pass through the property. Just outside the backyard you can hike or cross country or snowshoe the fields and hills.


More Unique Vacation Rentals in Michigan

Perhaps you’re not looking for treehouse rentals in Michigan but you’re just looking for unique vacation rentals in Michigan.

You won’t want to miss our list of the most unique Airbnb Traverse City vacation rentals – including a houseboat and a tiny house – or the best Airbnb Mackinaw City vacation rentals!