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Treehouse Bed & Breakfasts, Hotels, and Resorts

Updated on August 26, 2013
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Being from The Bronx, NY I don't recall ever spending time in a treehouse, but it sounds like fun. When I heard about treehouse hotels I thought, well, maybe I don't have to feel so deprived after all. Treehouse bed & breakfasts, hotels, and resorts or should I say, treesorts are great alternatives to a regular hotel. Kids will most certainly get a kick out of eating, sleeping, and playing in a treehouse. People don't often think about this very different alternative for vacation stays, short get-aways, group outings, company outings or even honeymooning. There is one thing you must not be and that is afraid of heights, but don't fear, there are treesorts that are not that high up in the trees so you may choose to be 15 feet off of the ground or lower, or 30 feet or more off of the ground. You must be adventurous and be willing to climb. If you have allergies make sure you can control them because you just can't walk away from all the foliage around you.

Features and Amenities

I bet you are wondering by now how in the world do they function so high up in the trees - let's take a look at what some offer:

  • Some function off the grid by using solar power systems. Some use electricity then there are some that use NO electricity, but use Tiki torches and candles.
  • Some treehouse bed & breakfasts, hotels, and resorts are open year round and for periods of cold weather use propane heat.
  • Some have private balconies and observation areas - these are great for bird watchers.
  • Some treehouse bed & breakfasts, hotels, and resorts have several treehouses so to get to them there are suspension bridges or sky bridges guests use to get from one to the other. This is where you need to lose the "height fright."
  • There are regular stairs to reach the treehouses, but there are also spiral stairs.
  • Some have tubs or showers or a combination of both and yes, there are toilets.
  • Some come with small refrigerators in the rooms.
  • There are kitchens too.
  • Some treehouse bed & breakfasts, hotels, and resorts are really in the Forrest and mosquito netting is standard.
  • There is complimentary breakfasts.
  • There are king and queen size beds along with bunkbeds and lofts for kids.
  • Sorry, no pets for most.
  • Sorry, no smoking either.

Activitrees (Activities)

Treehouse bed & breakfasts, hotels, and resorts offer activities that are a little more off the beaten path than regular hotels.

  • The Zip Line Courses are great. Can you imagine being 70 feet up in the trees and flying across the treetop canopies?
  • Tree climbing takes some dexterity, but you can do it.
  • The Tarzan Swing is not for the faint at heart.
  • Relax at a Bonfire in the evening with the other hotel guests.
  • Swim in the natural springs on the beautiful property.

You Will Treemendously Enjoy Your Stay

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The Tarzan Swing


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      Donna Kristine 4 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Hi Kbdare, I love a good thrill too. Glad you enjoyed the read.

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      Kbdare 4 years ago from Western US.

      Lodging in the trees, what a wonderful notion! Great information in this Hub and an exciting idea for an adventure! Thanks for sharing! I’m going to share this Hub with my thrill-seeking and nature loving friends.

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      Wendy 4 years ago

      This is real nice. I had never thought of staying in such a hote.

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      Donna Kristine 4 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      I don't like snakes either - LOL!

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      Jackie Lynnley 4 years ago from The Beautiful South

      This sounds great and what a good idea! I would love it as long as it was not a snaky place!

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      Johnnie 6 years ago

      One of these will be my next vacation spot. Voted up!

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      Donna Kristine 6 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Danette, I would be screaming on the swing right along with you -LOL!

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      Danette Watt 6 years ago from Illinois

      I'm going to have to check out a tree house B&B sometime. How awesome would that be!! And that would be me -- screaming during that swing, LOL

      Voted up and useful and interesting.

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      Donna Kristine 6 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Thanks Les Trois Chenes

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      Les Trois Chenes 6 years ago from Videix, Limousin, South West France

      Great hub. I'd love to have a tree house room or gite at Les Trois Chenes, especially as our region is one of oak and chestnut woods and forests.

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      Donna Kristine 6 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Hi livinlifegoingup, glad this Hub brought back some great memories.

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      livinlifegoingup 6 years ago

      As a kid I always had a lot of fun in treehouses. Me and my cousins used to build treehouses all over these north ga. hills. I always brought the nails, being my dad was a construction worker. The rest of the gang would scrap up boards off of the farm,from old farm buildings. Most of our treehouses were never finished, but I remember one that was finished at the foothills of Lookout mountain that had an old wooden window and a door that we could lock, complete with bunk beds and a ladder. We were living the life of the little rascals.Thirty something years later I would love to camp in one again. Nice article, voted up. Brings back a lot of warm memories.

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      Donna Kristine 6 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Hi Denise, sorry - SMILE. Thanks for the up rating. Hugs!


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      Denise Handlon 6 years ago from North Carolina

      Loved the hub (I'm a huge treehouse fan) rated it up and am kicking myself--this exact hub was on my list of things to write about. Oh well, great job. Loved the video.

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      Donna Kristine 6 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Hi Eiddwen, thanks. I love unusual places to stay.

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      Eiddwen 6 years ago from Wales

      A great hub complimented by the beautiful pictures.

      Thanks for sharing and I look forward to reading many more of your hubs.

      Take care