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The great state of California has many different types of trees, from palm trees to redwoods, pines, sycamores, and many more. Sure, you can admire these beautiful trees from the ground while out on a hike. But to really experience them in all their glory, how about sleeping up in one from the comfort of a vacation rental property?
Airbnb is a prime place to look for treehouses that you can book for the night or longer for a glamping-style experience. Here are our favorite treehouse rentals in California right now.
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One of the coolest treehouse rentals in the United States, guests love staying in this Los Gatos treehouse located on Lago Lomita Vineyards and with views of the Monterey Bay. It is built on Douglas Fir trees and ideal for two guests. The treehouse offers a queen-size bed, Wi-Fi, and electricity. There’s a full bathroom on the bottom floor of the main house. From here, it’s just 15 miles to Capitola Beach and an hour from SFO and Monterey. This Airbnb host also offers yurts for other glamping experiences on this beautiful 44 acres of land atop the Santa Cruz Mountains. Amenities provided include access to free parking, laundry machines, and a kitchen.
Here’s a chic escape with mid-century furnishings and lots of natural materials in the architectural details. It’s a treehouse that sleeps six people and that has three bedrooms, three beds, and one bath. The treehouse has sliding doors inspired by Japanese screens, a hammock that’s perfect to curl up in, and lots of quiet beauty all around. The bedrooms have heated floors, and other amenities include free parking, a full kitchen, Wi-Fi, TV, and laundry machines. You’ll be just outside the city of Santa Cruz here and next to the Nicene Marks Redwood Forest State Park in a quiet neighborhood when you book this Airbnb.
Two people can stay in this awesome treehouse that’s a perfect getaway spot near the national parks. It’s an hour to Kings Canyon and an hour and a half to Sequoia from here. Downtown Visalia is a 10-minute drive away too. Children are not allowed in this treehouse for safety reasons, but adults will feel right at home with the full bathroom with plumbing, heating, cooling, and views of the Sierras. There’s a kitchenette inside, and the host lives in the main house on the property, which spans 2.5 acres. Guests here have access to a pool (open between May and September), BBQ, gazebo, and fire pit. The Wi-Fi works most of the time but can be spotty.
Head to San Jose to experience this treehouse vacation rental for up to four people. It’s a 250-square-foot treehouse with stairs that lead to two lofts. You’ll get awesome views of Silicon Valley and a deck that’s 14 feet in size right between the sycamore trees here. The rental also includes a kitchenette, full bathroom, two queen-size beds, and has driveway parking available.
Two guests can stay in this private treehouse in a mid-century home that’s on the hillside in South Pasadena. It’s close to Downtown LA and the metro station. The treehouse has a shared entrance, queen-size bed, sofa bed, small fridge, coffee maker, microwave, and full bath with a shower. A dedicated workspace and Wi-Fi are also available.
You’ll be just 25 minutes from Disneyland when you stay at this treehouse in a historic neighborhood. It is in the host’s backyard and offers all the comforts of home, including Wi-Fi, Direct TV, air conditioning, fridge, microwave, deck, and more. There is a full bathroom with a shower and a fire pit next to the treehouse. The treehouse property is in the historic Brea neighborhood and close to shopping, groceries, and attractions. It is kid-friendly and pet-friendly, accommodating up to three people here in a double bed and single bed. Access to the treehouse is via side gate, and the host will show you around upon arrival.
Located in the Santa Cruz Mountains and among the redwood trees, this magical treehouse is ideal for two travelers. It has a live tree growing right through the main living area and another one in the bathroom. Your rental here includes a kitchen with cooking essentials and a full bathroom with a shower and toilet. There’s even a hot tub that you can use while staying here. From the property, it’s just a short distance to the Pacific Coast Highway, Big Sur, Monterey, and other coastal destinations. Choose this treehouse for an eco-friendly retreat you’ll never forget!
You can have an amazing treehouse experience in Fresno when you book this Airbnb. It is ideal for two people and has a queen-size bed with a heated mattress, toilet and bath, fridge and other kitchen amenities, and climate control with a mini-split HVAC system. The treehouse has full plumbing with a toilet and shower right inside. Pets are not allowed in the treehouse, and access requires climbing stairs. Enjoy the large backyard at this dog-friendly and kid-friendly property. The Airbnb host also has other properties available for rent if you have additional people in your group.
Here’s a unique and popular treehouse for two people that’s in an old oak tree overlooking a seasonal waterfall. You’ll be in a rustic, bohemian space in the Los Angeles area and get inspired by nature here. The Flying Pig Treehouse is a 10-foot by 14-foot structure that’s half on a tree and half on the ground. It has a balcony with a table and chairs that are perfect for enjoying coffee or a cocktail. Guests can use the outdoor bathroom with a shower, sink, and toilet. There’s also an outdoor propane BBQ with a stovetop and cooking essentials. Dogs are welcome at this treehouse as long as you are a responsible pet owner.
If you’re looking for romance, look no further than this Santa Cruz treehouse. You’ll be among the redwood trees and have a large two-room suite all to yourselves. The host delivers a daily basket with a full farm breakfast, complimentary chocolates, flowers, and sparkling water. Inside the treehouse, you’ll have a mini-fridge, fireplace, bathrobes and slippers, and a premium king-size bed with fine linens here. Guests staying here can also enjoy the pool and hot tub at the main house on the property to relax and unwind. Children and parties are not welcome here so expect plenty of peace and quiet.
You’ll be living in the treetops with amazing views when you book this Airbnb that’s revitalizing and magical. The rental is within walking distance from downtown Fairfax and trailheads, and it comes with a small fridge, blender, microwave, kettle, and French press. It’s a spiritual retreat with a queen-size bed and a single bed and really a place where you can really get away from it all. Other perks are the hot tub, Wi-Fi, indoor fireplace, and free parking.