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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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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.
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.
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.
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!
Known as the Danehill Hygge House, this treehouse is a fun spot for two people and is wonderfully cozy. It is located at a horse breeding facility that has stables and riding arenas. You can even take horsemanship lessons while staying here! Treehouse guests will have access to the full estate and the 25 acres of surrounding land. It has a private bathroom with a shower and a view, as well as a queen-size bed and an outdoor kitchen and BBQ area. Other add-on experiences you can have here include dog training, holistic massages, guided breathwork, and somatic imagery therapy. Brunch is included with your Airbnb rental rate.
Larger groups of up to eight people who love treehouses can stay at the Starlight Grove, which has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The accommodations here include a main house, a guest cottage, and a treehouse. The treehouse is a charming space with private decks and a sleeping loft. It comes with sleeping pads and is fully furnished with heating. The main house has two large bedrooms, a third bedroom downstairs that overlooks the creek, and a chef’s kitchen. Meanwhile, the cute and cozy guest cottage has its own bathroom, queen-size bed, and private deck that overlooks the treehouse.
The Ozz Ranch Treehouse accommodates two guests and is surrounded by redwood trees. It is on the Stanislaus River and at a 15-acre “ranch” with art, an orchard, and even its own beach. Guests use the two shower rooms located on the property. The host family lives on the property where you’ll be staying, which also has 12 campsites, so be prepared to see other people during your stay.
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.
For a more upscale and luxurious Airbnb stay that still includes a treehouse, consider this rental in South Pasadena. The home accommodates seven people and has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. In the spacious backyard, you’ll find a fun treehouse and a spacious hot tub. It’s a family-friendly rental with a piano, stocked kitchen, and pool table in the family room. It’s a great home for entertaining and has everything you need to be comfortable both inside and out. Book this Airbnb if your kids are more interested in playing in a treehouse rather than actually sleeping in one.
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.
With this Airbnb rental, you’ll get a glamping-style treehouse for two people who are looking for a true nature getaway. It is built from California redwood trees and offers a queen-size bed, battery lights, a halo charger for electronics, and an outdoor deck. You’ll need to take a three-minute walk to the main camping area for the bathroom and shower. Also, vehicle parking is a couple of hundred feet away from the treehouse. Book this treehouse for a private experience in the woods and if you are prepared for whatever weather may come your way.
Situated among old-growth redwoods on 72 acres of land, this one-of-a-kind treehouse is a great choice for nature lovers. It is designed for two people and has a queen-size bed, lofty ceilings, solar string lights, and a small porch with a bistro dining set. There is no kitchen or cooking facilities available here. However, you will have a toilet and sink inside the treehouse and also an outdoor, vintage clawfoot tub and shower just a short walk away. The space is about 300 square feet and is close to hiking trails. You’ll likely see wildlife in the area but still be close to Santa Cruz and Silicon Valley.
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.