12 Best Treehouse Rentals in Michigan To Stay in 2023

Planning an escape into one of the best treehouse rentals in Michigan? Great idea!  Staying in a treehouse gives a sense of peace and tranquility that will surely rejuvenate you!

In a world where we have demanding work schedules, a treehouse can give us the perfect opportunity to disconnect from the world and connect with nature. It will also give kids a chance to create memories that will last a lifetime. And what better place to stay in a treehouse than Michigan?

With breathtaking lakes, stunning dunes & cliffs, beaches with sugar-looking sand, deep forests, scenic routes, rugged trails, and vibrant towns under its belt, Michigan is bound to feed your soul. Whether you are a foodie, a traveler, an outdoor enthusiast, a family with kids, or a couple looking for a romantic getaway, Michigan has something for everyone.

Come let’s take a look at the 12 best treehouse rentals in Michigan. Take your pick! Also, be sure to read our guides on Romantic Cabins in Michigan with Hot Tubs and Secluded Cabins in Michigan for more epic accommodation in the area!

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Quick Breakdown Of Treehouse Rentals in Michigan

Before we dive into the full list, here is a quick breakdown of some of the top treehouses under various categories.

Overall Best Treehouse in MichiganWinding Springs

Most Fun-packed Treehouse in MichiganTree House in the Heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Most Romantic Treehouse in MichiganMaple Haven

Most Luxurious Treehouse in MichiganTreehouse of Saugatuck

Most Rustic Treehouse in MichiganSerenity Now Treehouse

12 Best Treehouse Rentals in Michigan

Below is the complete list of the 12 best treehouse rentals in Michigan. Let’s get started!

Winding Springs Treehouse

Where: Ionia, Michigan

Price: $299+ per night


Michigan’s First Luxury Treehouse Resort

Surrounded by greenery on all sides, this treehouse is perfect for those looking for an escape into nature. Featuring a master bedroom with a queen bed, a loft area with bunk beds, a fully equipped kitchenette, a full bathroom, and a fully furnished living area, the treehouse offers all comforts of home.

The treehouse has an AC/heat system, an electric fireplace, TVs, board games, and a Wifi connection. There is a wrap-around deck with a 4 season patio area. There are charcoal grills, fire pits, a picnic table, a treehouse swing, and a hammock outside.

 The Meijer Trail and Grand River are close by!

Winding Springs Treehouse
Credit: Winding Springs Treehouse

Enchanted Treehouse Cabin On Lake Michigan 

Where: West Olive, Michigan

Price: $264+ per night


Have you ever stayed in a treehouse with a private beach? If not, this is the treehouse of your dreams! Perched on a dune overlooking Lake Michigan, the treehouse has 100’ of private lakefront and offers breathtaking views of the lake from every room inside.

The treehouse is designed beautifully and sports a rustic yet modern look. There are 3 bedrooms with 8 beds, 1 full bathroom, 3 half baths, a fully furnished living room, and a fully-equipped kitchen in the treehouse. Outside, there is a deck with a seating area and BBQ. Your own private beach is 145 steps away.

Grand Haven to the north is 15 minutes and Holland to the south is 20 minutes away.

Enchanted Treehouse Cabin On Lake Michigan 
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Outpost Treehouse Airbnb

Where: East Leroy, Michigan

Price: $174+ per night


Inspired by a forest ranger lookout, the treehouse is perched on a white pine forest on a 65-acre farm. There are 15 handcrafted windows in the treehouse which offer amazing views and a chance to spot wildlife like turkeys, coyotes, owls, white-tailed deers, etc.

The treehouse has 1 queen bed, a full bathroom with shower (located downstairs), air conditioning, a furnace, a buffet cabinet with a bar sink, a small refrigerator, a coffee maker, and a set of 1 small table and 2 chairs. Solar power is used for interior lighting.

There is a glamping tent in case there are more than 2 people. It has 2 beds, an electric heater, and a portable air conditioner. Outside, there is a propane gas grill and a fire pit, perfect for making your evening memorable! A light continental breakfast is provided.

Outpost Treehouse Airbnb Michigan
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Luxury Treehouse Cabin of Saugatuck

Where: Saugatuck, Michigan

Price: $750+ per night



Have you ever seen a 4-level luxury Lindal Cedar treehouse? With 3 out of 4 wrap-around decks offering picturesque views of Lake Kalamazoo and 4000 sqft of living space, this treehouse is straight out of a storybook!

It features 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 3 living rooms, 4 wrap-around decks, 2 wood burning fireplaces, a fully stocked kitchen, a weber grill, a pool table, a foosball table, and a washer & dryer. The treehouse is perfect for family gatherings, weddings, multi-couple getaways, and friends’ reunions.

You will be minutes away from Oval beach where hiking and biking can be enjoyed. Downtown Saugatuck is a short walk away.

Treehouse Cabin of Saugatuck
Credit: Airbnb
Luxury Treehouse Cabin of Saugatuck
Credit: Airbnb

Maple Haven Treehouse

Where: South Haven, Michigan

Price: $207+ per night


If you are looking for a treehouse close to Lake Michigan, this is your top choice for treehouse rentals in Michigan. Nestled between downtown Saugatuck and South Haven, this treehouse is close to all the great things SW Michigan has to offer. Listen to the waves crashing on the shore from the treehouse, experience breathtaking sunsets from the viewpoint just steps away, and walk to Lake Michigan through a private access point.

It features a bedroom downstairs with a queen bed, a bedroom upstairs with a queen bed, a loft with 2 twin beds, a full bathroom, a well-stocked kitchen, a washer & dryer, a living room, a TV, and high-speed WiFi. There is a fire pit in the backyard. The front patio is lined with benches and has a dining area, a grill, and a hammock.

Maple Haven Treehouse Michigan
Credit: Airbnb

Tree House Ridge- Hoffmann Haus 

Where: Thompsonville, Michigan

Price: $294+ per night




Sculpted around majestic hills, and offering stunning views of North Michigan, this treehouse is located within a beautiful wooded site. It is studio-styled and has 2 queen beds, a fully equipped kitchen, a living area, and a laundry area. There is a front and a back patio with seating, offering views of the lush green surroundings. There is a fire pit outside and the bridge to the treehouse is ADA accessible.

Interlochen, Traverse City, Frankfort, and Cadillac are close by. Crystal Ski Resort is just a few miles from the treehouse.

Tree House Ridge- Hoffmann Haus Michigan
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Up North Tree House Retreat

Where: Suttons Bay, Michigan

Price: $237+ per night


Perched on a forested hill under the shade of towering trees, this is a modernist-style treehouse. It has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a cable TV, WiFi, a laundry area, a living area with windows offering views of the forest, and a well-stocked kitchen.

There are 4 decks outside, perfect for grilling, sipping local wine, or having coffee while watching the sunrise. You will be just 3 blocks from the beach and marina. Traverse City is 25 km, and Sleeping Bear Dunes is 40 km away. Leelanau County, Northport, Omena, and Leland are easy drives from the treehouse.

Up North Tree House Retreat Michigan Rentals
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The Tree House Cabin in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Where: Leelanau County, Michigan

Price: $225+ per night


Located in the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, this treehouse is exactly halfway between Glen Arbor and Empire. It features 1 bedroom, 1 full bathroom, a living area, a dining area, and a fully stocked kitchen. From the patio outside, you will have chances of spotting wildlife like deers, cranes, foxes, and even coyotes occasionally.

There is a garden and an art studio on the property. Downhill, there is a large natural pond and a small pond off the garden. You will be less than a mile from Glen Lake where activities like swimming, boating, fishing, and jet skiing can be enjoyed. Golf, horseback riding, and hiking can be enjoyed less than a mile away.

The Tree House Cabin in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Credit: VRBO

Luxury Shanty Creek Treehouse Chalet

Where: Antrim County, Michigan

Price: $192+ per night


Located in the Schuss Mountain Resort area, this Austrian-inspired chalet with an open, airy layout is nestled in the hardwood forest. It features 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a full kitchen, a custom recreation room, a pool table, WiFi, a cable TV, a laundry area, and a fireplace. There is a wrap-around deck offering views of the high trees.

The treehouse is minutes away from lakes, pools, skiing, hiking, and biking facilities. There are four championship golf courses in the Shanty Creek area- The Legend (Palmer), Cedar River (Weiskopf), Summit Course, and Schuss Mountain Course. Enjoy swimming and boating on Torch Lake, Lake Bellaire, or Grand Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan, or take a canoe ride down the Jordan river.

Shanty Creek Treehouse 
Credit: VRBO

Serenity Now Treehouse in Michigan

Where: Whitehall, Michigan

Price: $264+ per night


Set in serenity, and built on 4 strong oak trees, this treehouse is one of the best treehouse rentals in Michigan. It features a bedroom, a full bathroom, a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining area, a TV, and a couch. 

Unwind, read books, enjoy a romantic evening with your partner, or watch wildlife from the deck outside. There is also an outdoor shower and a gas grill. A rowboat is available on site for a float down the creek during spring, summer, or fall (You will be asked to sign a waiver).

Serenity Now Treehouse in Michigan
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Treefort Cabin Retreat near Lake Michigan Beaches

Where: Benton Harbor, Michigan

Price: $100+ per night


This is a cute little tree fort perched on a large secluded property yet close to the beaches of Lake Michigan, brew pubs, and restaurants.

It features a queen bed, a couch, a table & chair, a deck, and a fire pit area. There is no running water inside the treehouse but there is a portable bathroom close by. There is power inside the treehouse.

This treehouse is a perfect place for brainstorming ideas for your book, song, or painting. Light up a bonfire in the evening, work on your project, or simply relax on the deck outside!

Treefort Cabin Retreat near Lake Michigan Beaches
Credit: Airbnb

Purple Palace Tiny Treehouse

Where: Benzonia, Michigan

Price: $85+ per night


Located on the Llama Meadows Peace Farm, this treehouse is for those wishing to revive their childhood memories. Sleeping up to 2 people, this treehouse is small and cozy. There is a double bed, a hammock, a chair, and a small bed table inside.

Outside, there is an outhouse, an outdoor shower with hot water, and a campfire with a grill 250 feet away on the campground. The treehouse overlooks the gardens, and you are welcome to take a stroll through the garden or walk in the labyrinth. 1 pet is allowed for an extra fee of 10$ per night.

Purple Palace Tiny Treehouse
Credit: Airbnb

We hope you enjoyed our list of 12 best treehouse rentals in Michigan, and that you were able to put your finger on one! Happy vacation!

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