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6 Incredible Treehouse Vacations for Families

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live like the Swiss Family Robinson? Perhaps you’ve dreamt of fulfilling your childhood dream of living in an arboreal retreat, and now your own children share that same dream. If you are planning a family vacation unlike any other and are looking for a memorable place to host your excursion, then look no further than one of these incredible treehouse retreats!

Vacationing as a family can present logistical concerns, but each of these treehouse hotels boast properties that provide a bathroom en suite and some include kitchen amenities. These thoughtful amenities will make it easier than ever to give your kids the treehouse adventure of a lifetime (while fulfilling your own childhood fantasies too).

Before booking your adventurous overnight stay in a treehouse, be aware that some of the treehouses featured do have age restrictions.

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Out’n’About Treesort;  Cave Junction, OR

Out’n’About Treesort is a great place for families, offering activities for guests of all ages. The treehouses on-site offer both rustic treetop getaways that utilize “central amenitrees” as well as treehouse options with full plumbing. A daily full breakfast along with linens and towels are provided to all guests. There is never a dull moment for you and your family when you have on-site activities that include: ziplining, horseback riding, arts and crafts classes, swimming, special events and concerts. If that isn’t enough to satiate your appetite for adventure, there is easy access to local rafting and hiking as well.

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Treehouse at Winvian Farm; Litchfield Hills, CT

This treehouse represents the ultimate in luxury treetop accommodations situated on a 113-acre wooded estate. This lavish treehouse boasts two-stories of treetop splendor featuring 2 gas fireplaces, a steam shower, jacuzzi, full bar and lounge. During your stay enjoy restaurants, a spa, and a plethora of on-site outdoor activities including: golf, tennis, horseback riding, hiking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking and even hot air ballooning. If you’re looking to explore the local area, you will find many family friendly options, like amusement parks, a state park, local dairy farm, water park, imagination center, family sports center and more!

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Treehouse Cabins at River of Life Farm; Dora, MO

The treehouse cabins at River of Life Farm provide rustic details with all the comforts of home. These treehouses come equipped with climate control, a fireplace, full kitchen, bathroom, and charcoal BBQ. Your whole family is sure to be comfortable while finding great adventure fly fishing, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, hiking and star gazing. To create even more incredible family memories, venture off the farm to visit the Mark Twain National Forest, Grand Gulf State Park, Mammoth Springs or the Laura Ingalls Wilder Homestead and Museum.

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Camp LeConte; Gatlinburg, TN

Camp LeConte offers the prefect compromise between treehouse camping and modern convenience. Each treehouse features an open-air cabin with modern bathroom amenities, a fan, complimentary cooler with ice and water bottles, a fire ring and grill. Walking around this campground situated in the beautiful Smokey Mountains, you will find a pool, pavilion and general store. Nearby Gatlinburg offers plenty of enticements including: hiking, a Ripley’s Complex that includes Believe It or Not, Haunted Adventure, an aquarium, and more, along with the Gatlinburg Space Needle, ziplining, a mountain coaster, mini golf, the Guinness World Records Museum and much, much more! With something for every member of your family, there won’t be a dull moment on your trip between the breathtaking scenery and the exciting nearby attractions.

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Vertical Horizons Treehouse Paradise; Cave Junction, OR

Vertical Horizons Treehouse Paradise offers treehouses to suit anyone’s taste. From rustic treetop getaways to luxurious accommodations, you will find it all here. While most treehouses include a half bath, mini refrigerator and hot pot, the ExcaliFIR is a two-story arboreal suite featuring a full bath, mini refrigerator, hot pot and microwave. On-site you will find a disc golf course, and plenty of opportunity to explore and appreciate nature. If you are looking for a bit more outdoor adventure, nearby you will find rafting, Oregon Caves National Monument, state parks, hiking, a botanical area and wildlife parks.

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Branson Cedars Resort; Ridgedale, MO

The treehouse accommodations at Branson Cedars Resort offer all that you could ask for in luxury and comfort. Each treehouse offers a full kitchen, climate control, fireplace, 2 bathrooms, and you can bring the dog! There is plenty to do on-site with activities ranging from paintball and disc golf, to scooter and bike rental. The resort also offers walking trails, children’s play areas, swimming pool, a café, and much more! For more adventure check out the nearby Lost Canyon Nature Trail and Cave, or head on over to Branson for family-friendly activities including Table Rock Lake, an amusement park, water park, museums, shows and more.

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