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Top 11 Treehouse Rentals in Michigan

Michigan understands disappearing into nature very well; its two peninsulas provide many striking outdoor landscapes for pure enjoyment. Four Great Lakes have their shorelines here; there are miles and miles of forest, plenty of pristine beaches, several islands, and mesmerizing sand cliffs. It’s a go-to state for booking yourself a treehouse. Surrounded by the crowns of pine trees and marveling at the exceptional views of the lakes and the rivers, you’re sure to get the superb escape you deserve. Here are the top treehouse rentals in Michigan to truly feel this state’s natural grandeur and fully rewind in the process.

Maple Haven: A Charming Lake Michigan Tree House - South Haven Maple Haven - A Charming Lake Michigan Tree House
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Maple Haven: A Charming Lake Michigan Tree House - South Haven

When in Michigan, you want to be as close to one of the Great Lakes as possible. This A-frame self-proclaimed treehouse places you right next to the shore of Lake Michigan. The private beach access is an awesome perk that allows you to have fantastic outdoor time on the sand. The trees are your backyard, so the Airbnb is well-connected to nature. It’s about tranquility too, this place is very private and inspiring. But don’t worry; civilization is near. The treehouse is located in a sweet spot between South Haven and Saugatuck so you can always go on an exploration of the Downtown delights of these southwestern icons.

Outpost Treehouse - East Leroy Outpost Treehouse
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Outpost Treehouse - East Leroy

Overwhelmingly positive reviews don’t lie, this is one of the best treehouse rentals in Michigan. People came looking for peace and relaxation and the property satisfied that craving in full. The setting here is a picturesque white pine forest just off Kalamazoo. Guests fell in love with the surroundings, complimented the comfort of the furnishings, and noted the friendliness of the hosts. The property is comprised of two units. There’s a main house with a panoramic deck and a bedroom as well as a separate glamping-inspired tent with additional beds. The remoteness almost guarantees seeing forest dwellers like deer, owls, and coyotes.

Serenity Now Treehouse - Whitehall Serenity Now Treehouse
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Serenity Now Treehouse - Whitehall

Two things define this well-reviewed Michigan treehouse rental. First comes the water. You’ll be right above the creek getting a chance to observe the flow of the river. Then it’s the wildlife. Being deep in nature allows you to live in harmony with other inhabitants in the woods and meet them time after time. The treehouse itself is an ideal place to unwind, designed with couples in mind. You’ve got a full kitchen, Direct TV, and board games inside for a fulfilling time. Fancy something more active? The property provides rowboats and you can take a scenic sail.

Tree House Ridge, Hoffmann Haus - Thompsonville Tree House Ridge, Hoffmann Haus
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Tree House Ridge, Hoffmann Haus - Thompsonville

Wake up to the sounds of the forest, have a scenic breakfast on the outdoor deck, enjoy long evening conversations next to the fire pit, and give in to a rewarding fresh air-filled getaway. Hoffmann Haus is all that plus excellent amenities and great attention to detail. Perfect both for a family vacation and a romantic outing, this property comes with a fully equipped kitchen, AC, 50″ HDTV, two queen size beds, an indoor electric fireplace, and an outdoor grill. Basically, everything you need for a gratifying treehouse stay. The location in Thompsonville is amazing for Northern Michigan exploration and the house is easily reached from Traverse City, Cadillac, and Frankfort.

Enchanted Treehouse On Lake Michigan - Near Grand Haven and Holland Enchanted Treehouse On Lake Michigan - Near Grand Haven and Holland
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Enchanted Treehouse On Lake Michigan - Near Grand Haven and Holland

It’s one thing to rent a treehouse in Michigan, it’s a whole different game having a stunning Lake Michigan view straight from the deck. This Vrbo gives you such pleasure. Spectacular inside out, it’s located on a sand dune and boasts private beach access. You’ve got 3 bedrooms with an accommodating capacity of 10, a pretty rustic modern design with exposed beams and lots of wood. A fully equipped kitchen and a spacious living room area are included too. Panoramic windows inside enhance the forest and water views. In other words, you’re looking at a gem of Michigan treehouse rentals, so hurry up to book a ticket to unforgettable lake sunsets.

Tree House - Saugatuck Tree House in Saugatuck
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Tree House - Saugatuck

Combine the delights of a riverfront getaway with the perks of town living at this Airbnb. Located in Saugatuck, it is a hidden jewel of an area with a fantastic view of the Kalamazoo river. The panoramic patio is a cornerstone of the property, where you’ll spend lots of hours just admiring the surrounding vistas. Go down to the shore for some kayaking, have a cycling trip, or explore the quaint cafes of Downtown Saugatuck. Two bedrooms make this house a great choice for families. The property has a full kitchen, an AC, and a complimentary WiFi connection.

Treehouse on the River - Munising Treehouse on the River
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Treehouse on the River - Munising

This one is a fine pick for a cool, family-friendly treehouse rental in Michigan. River views from the wraparound outdoor deck are marvelous, kayaks are provided, and the location in the northern part of the Lower Peninsula is ideal for the region’s discovery. You can easily drive to the spectacular Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore from here, it’s just 20 minutes away. The house occupies a gorgeous tree-covered hill overlooking the river. A fully equipped kitchen makes cooking effortless and you also have an outdoor grill for cheerful barbecue family time outside. There’s also a fire pit under the trees to make the evenings more memorable.

Tree House in Heart of Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore - Glen Arbor The Tree House in the Heart of Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore
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Tree House in Heart of Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore - Glen Arbor

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is one of the bucket list destinations not only in Michigan but in the whole of the United States. Get strategic with booking this excellent treehouse Vrbo. Located less than 6 miles away from the famous dunes, it offers a dreamy escape in the woods. Bohemian interiors, a patio with beautiful forest views, and a fully equipped kitchen are among this property’s fortes. But there’s something absolutely unique here too, a feature rarely found in treehouse rentals. You will have a magnificent indoor heated pool for ultimate relaxation. Such a set of advantages makes this treehouse quite a hot listing so if you’re planning your summer vacay, make a booking straight away.

Luxury Lakeside Treehouse - Jones Luxury Lakeside Treehouse
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Luxury Lakeside Treehouse - Jones

This picture-perfect treehouse rental in Jones has space for four in its two-bedroom layout. It has a secluded, romantic setting surrounded by nature, set on a 23-acre property. During your stay, you’ll have access to a pontoon on a semi-private, clean fishing lake, while 10 miles of hiking can be found in the adjacent park. Inside, the treehouse includes fiber-optic Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a beautiful south-facing deck overlooking a lake.

Tree House Ridge, Krueger Cottage - Thompsonville Tree House Ridge, Krueger Cottage
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Tree House Ridge, Krueger Cottage - Thompsonville

Located in Thompsonville, this treehouse is perfect for travelers who want to re-connect with nature. It’s a quiet escape surrounded by trees, where 10 unique and self-contained treehouses are nestled in nature, each about 500 square feet in size. Along with an outdoor seating area with a fire pit, it features a comfy interior and back deck where you can gaze at the nature views.

Beautiful & Romantic Treehouse Under The Stars - Holly Beautiful & Romantic Treehouse Under The Stars
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Beautiful & Romantic Treehouse Under The Stars - Holly

Stay at this quaint treehouse getaway, which is located less than a mile from I-75. Suitable for two guests, it features an air-conditioning unit, luxury queen-size bed, and a coffee and tea station. There’s also a 50″ TV and Blue Ray player for entertainment, while outdoors you’ll find a fire pit and tiki torches, with a firewood bundle available for purchase. It’s the perfect place to get away from it all, set on 7 beautiful acres in Holly.

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