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Treehouses in Georgia: 27 Places to Sleep in the Trees

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Updated September 2020.

Maybe it’s primal thing, our love and fascination for sleeping in treehouses. Or maybe it’s the nostalgia factor as many of us have fond childhood memories of playing in treehouses. I grew up on a cul de sac, where we spent hours in the Kellys’ treehouse, one of many rustic treehouses in Atlanta back then, nestled in the woods near a creek. Or perhaps it’s just the getaway factor, our chance to unplug and disconnect in a beautiful setting.

Whatever the reason, treehouses of all varieties are hugely popular, with many of them booked for months out. Here are 25 treehouses in Georgia, including several treehouses in Atlanta. One has the most spectacular bathroom you won’t believe, one is close to the world’s longest zip line, one comes complete with a deck with a gas grill, while several are inside the city limits of Atlanta.

We also have several under $100 and a few that are perfect for families. While some are on the rustic side with no running water, others and way up there on the luxury scale.

[ Visit 5 tips for staying in treehouses to help you prepare for your stay.]

Treehouses in Atlanta

If you’re looking for a more conventional place in Atlanta for your vacation, see our story: Amazing Airbnbs in Midtown Atlanta [With Prices, Reviews]

popular treehouse in Atlanta
One of the most popular treehouses in Atlanta, and in the world, it’s located in the city of Atlanta.

Intown Airbnb Treehouse

Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1 (access to bathroom in adjacent home)
Rate: $387
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Video tour

It’s a treehouse. It’s in the woods. It’s also in the city of Atlanta. Perhaps that’s part of its enormous popularity. This intown treehouse is booked months out and was voted the most wished-for listing worldwide on Airbnb for 2016. In comments, people speak of its magical and life-changing qualities and the beauty of it being within walking distance of stores and restaurants.

It has three spaces connected by rope bridges. The bed is on wheels so it can be rolled out onto a platform overlooking a stream. A separate living space has rustic furnishings and a chandelier, while the third space is a deck. Guests store their luggage and use the bathroom in the bottom floor of Peter and Katie’s home, right next door. Fairy lights at night add to the magical quality of the treehouse at night. Peter delivers coffee in the mornings or leaves it at the foot of the steps if the guests are sleeping.

We live just around the corner of this treehouse, and have had drinks in the living room with Peter Bahouth, who owns the treehouse with his wife, Katie. They have hosted celebrities like Aaron Paul and his friend Woody Harrelson, people looking to celebrate a special occasion as well as those just looking for an unusual getaway.

[For a full review and video tour of this amazing treehouse, see Tour the #1 Wished-For Property in the World]

Atlanta Alpaca, one of the treehouses in Atlanta
Alpaca Bamboo Treehouse in Atlanta

The Alpaca Bamboo Treehouse

Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.5
Rate: $375
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This treehouse in Atlanta is on a working 2.5-acre farm, with alpaca, ducks, chickens and llamas. And it’s within walking distance of East Atlanta Village, with shops, restaurants and bars.

Nestled in an 80-year-old forest of bamboo, the treehouse has HVAC, a large porch and skylights. It’s furnished built with reclaimed architectural antiques with some of the bead board coming from Civil War-era homes and heart of pine floors from 1905. A tin roof rom a 1871 barn makes a lovely sound in the rain. It sleeps four, with a queen-size bed in the sleeping loft and full-size sleeper sofa on the main level.

Bathroom facilities include a composting toilet in the treehouse and a marble bathroom with walk-in shower, china sink and modern toilet located in the owners home nearby. It has a small fridge, Keurig coffee maker, three gallons of water and wash basin for quick washups.

As for those animals. The owners, Kate and Kara, are happy to give you a tour of their farm, which includes their organic garden and three coops of chickens and ducks. Meet their llama, Dali, her baby Pogo Von Picklesprite, and the baby alpaca, Pixie Von Picklesprite.

Archimedes’ Nest at the Emu Ranch treehouse
Archimedes’ Nest at the Emu Ranch in Atlanta.

Archimedes’ Nest at the Emu Ranch

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.5
Rate: $295
Airbnb link

Think about those rustic treehouses of your childhood. This gorgeous modern treehouse is the opposite of that. It’s a beautifully decorated home with electronic fireplace, wifi, large kitchen, reading nook in a loft, elegant bathrooms and deck with a grill.

Located in the city of Atlanta, it has garden and treetop views from every window and guests have access to the large garden area. If you’re planning a trip to Atlanta, check this place out.

It’s named after Archimedes, the resident owl, who shares space with several other animals on the property including parrots, toucans and emus.

couples retreat treehouse in Atlanta
Couples Retreat Treehouse

Couples Retreat

Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.5
Rate: $359
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It’s amazing this beautiful treehouse is just 10 minutes from the Atlanta airport and 15 minutes from downtown. It has multiple decks to view the pond and the gardens, kitchen and hot tub (shared with other homes on the property).

Make it an extra-special stay by adding onto your visit with a couples’ massage, dinner prepared by a private chef or a photo shoot arranged through the owners.

Treasure hunt treehouse in Kennesaw georgia
Bedroom of Treasure Hunt Treehouse in Kennesaw.

Treasure Hunt Treehouse

Bedroom: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $154
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The Treasure Hunt Treehouse is located in Kennesaw, a suburb about 20 minutes north of Atlanta. The two-structure treehouse, connected by a rope bridge, gets its names from clues and riddles hidden inside. Get them all and you win a prize! The second structure is two levels with a screened-in porch on the bottom level.

The treehouse has a wraparound porch on three sides and underneath the home is a stream with a bridge and a hammock. Much of the decor is hand-made by the owner. There’s a small mini-fridge and owners will provide coffee on request.

But wait, there’s more! Here are 22 more treehouses you’ll fall in love with.

Treehouse Rentals in North Georgia

North Georgia is a popular area for its mountain views, hiking trails, waterfalls, charming small cities and towns and local wineries. A stay in a treehouse rental in North Georgia is a perfect way to see the area.

Elements Treehouse near Chattanooga, Tennessee
The inviting front of the Elements Treehouse, built by Dove to introduce a line of products for men.

Dove Men+Care Elements Treehouse

Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $401
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I’ll go out on a limb here (couldn’t avoid the treehouse humor) and say you’ll never see another bathroom like this one in a treehouse. This treehouse was designed by Pete Nelson, host of “Treehouse Master” and he refers to it as a “spa in the sky.”

The treehouse was designed to showcase a new line of products for men from Dove Men+Care, so what better way to introduce nature-inspired products than have them used in such a natural setting? The gorgeous glass-enclosed shower even includes a tree, along with heated tile floors, five digitally controlled shower heads and a huge sink.

Guests have a cozy sitting area, queen-size bed on the main level and two twins in the loft upstairs. For enjoying the outdoors, there are two decks, a firepit just below and trails winding around the wooded property that backs up to Rock City in Tennessee at the base of Lookout Mountain.

The Elements Treehouse is in Flintstone, Georgia, about 15 minutes from Chattanooga. For a full review, see Into the Woods: Sleeping in a Treehouse Hideaway   

Le Petit Chateau treehouse, Candlelight Forest
How adorable is this? Le Petit Chateau treehouse at Candlelight Forest is inspired by a French farm house. (Photo by Jan Schroder)

Candlelight Forest

Le Petit Chateau
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1.5
Rate: $204
Airbnb link

Sophie’s Roost
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1,5
Rate: $194
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The kids will love all the family-friendly activities, the cozy upstairs sleeping lofts and the wooded setting of Candlelight Forest, two treehouses set on a 200-acre development called Cloudland Station. It’s a community of primarily second homes and a wedding venue called The Homestead at Cloudland Station.

There’s a lake for water sports, a wooded area with hammocks, a family tent with board games as well as badminton and a firepit.

Candlelight Forest is in Chickamauga, Georgia, less than a two-hour drive northwest of Atlanta and about 20 minutes from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and has two treehouses.

[For a full review, see The Treehouse Tour: Get Unplugged at Candlelight Forest]

Elegant treehouse in North Georgia
The Elegant Treehouse, one of the treehouse rentals in North Georgia.

Elegant Treehouse

Location: Ellijay, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1, king bed plus sofa bed
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $183
Airbnb link

This adorable treehouse in the Blue Ridge Mountains is just one mile from the cute town of Ellijay, just 90 minutes north of Atlanta. It’s also just 15 minutes from Blue Ridge, Georgia where you’ll find dozens of shops and restaurants.

This adults-only treehouse has AC, TV, indoor fireplace, kitchen, wifi, hammock chairs, grill and hot tub on the deck.

Morganton treehouse
The Morganton Treehouse.

Morganton Treehouse with 2 Master Suites

Location: Morganton, Georgia
Bedrooms: 4, two with king beds, 1 with queen, 1 with two full beds
Bathrooms: 3
Rate: $213
Airbnb link

This place has everything you need for a family or group getaway and it’s close to Blue Ridge, Blairsville and Ellijay. It may be one of my favorites treehouses in Georgia. Okay, technically it may not be a treehouse and more like a cabin but it’s so wonderful we had to include it.

It has a kitchen with table for 10, AC, wifi, washing machine and a hot tub on the deck with fantastic views. The living room has large windows and vaulted ceiling for gorgeous mountain views along with an indoor gas fireplace.

And it has four TVs including a 55” one in the large game room that has a pool table, video games, foosball and more. Outside there’s a gas grill and fire pit for nights around the campfire.

The living room of the Blue Ridge Treehouse.
The living room of the Blue Ridge Tree House.

Blue Ridge Tree House in Mountain Tops

Location: Blue Ridge, Georgia
Bedrooms: 3, 1 with king bed, 2 with queen, sofa bed
Bathrooms: 3
Rate: depends on dates; I found a rate of $234
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This spacious cabin is just outside Blue Ridge and is beautifully furnished with a large kitchen, living area with fireplace and large bedrooms. It has wifi, TV, washer and dryer.

bedroom of Louise's Treehouse
The bedroom of Louise’s Treehouse.

Louise’s Treehouse

Location: Mineral Bluff, Georgia
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2.5
Rate: depends on dates; I found a rate of $176
Airbnb link

This cabin is at the top of a mountain close to Blue Ridge and has AC, wifi, kitchen, game room, laundry room, deck with wood-burning fireplace, gas grill and hot tub.

It’s not really in the trees so if you’re looking for a real treehouse experience this one isn’t it, but it’s very cute and cozy.

living room of Mountain Log Cabin
Living room of Mountain Log Cabin.

Mountain Log Cabin

Location: Cherry Log, Georgia
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Rate: $108
Airbnb link

This treehouse near Blue Ridge and Ellijay has wifi, wood-burning fireplace, kitchen, washer, dryer, covered hot tub and grill on the deck and a new fire pit.

Bed and Bough treehouse rental in North Georgia
The living area of Bed and Bough.

Bed & Bough

 Location: Dawsonville, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1, king bed plus sofa bed
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $269
Airbnb link

This luxury treehouse on five acres is close to several vineyards in North Georgia and just an hour from Atlanta. It has AC, kitchenette and wifi. Outdoors you’ll find a grill, picnic table, fire pit and even a pizza oven – how fun is that? And the bathroom on this one is gorgeous!

Abbie's Waterfall treehouse
Abbie’s Waterfall Treehouse

Abbie’s’ Waterfall Treehouse

Location: Suches, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1 shared, camp toilet in treehouse
Rate: $92
Airbnb link

This private treehouse is on a hillside on a farm right above a small waterfall where you’ll be lulled to sleep by the sound of water in the creek. It also has access to hiking in a rarely used section of national forest. There are two other treehouses on the property, which share a bathroom a short distance away. It does have a camping toilet for middle-of-the-night visits.

It’s one of the rustic treehouses in Georgia and although it doesn’t have running water, it has a microwave, coffee pot and refrigerator.

Firefly treehouse
The Firefly Bend Treehouse.

Firefly Bend Treehouse

Location: Suches, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $131
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This secluded treehouse sits on five acres with a cabin and two other treehouses. It’s got wifi, mini fridge, microwave, indoor fireplace, hot tub and a hot tub. The woodwork on the interior is gorgeous.

It’s part of Suches Vacation Rentals, which supplies services like grocery stocking, flower deliveries and fishing guides.

Luxury Treehouse at Selah Ridge
Doesn’t this Luxury Treehouse at Selah Ridge look like a photo from a catalog?

Luxury Treehouse at Selah Ridge

Location: Ringgold, Georgia
Bedrooms: I king and 1 double bed on common spaces
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $300
Airbnb link

This compact treehouse has amazing views along with outdoor showers, seating area with firepit, grill and a cedar soaking tub brought from Alaska. It’s on 19 acres of private property close to Chattanooga, Tennessee.

It has a kitchen and breakfast is provided. In addition to steps, this treehouse has a ramp making it wheelchair accessible.

Serenitree Treehouse
The bed at Serenitree Treehouse.

Serenitree Treehouse

Location: Suches, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1 shared, camp toilet in treehouse
Rate:  $76
Airbnb link

You’ll love the colorful tongue and groove wood milled in the 1930s in this cute little treehouse built from reclaimed lumber from an old farm house. It has a stained glass window over the bed, antique furniture, tin roof, wifi and a kitchen area with table and chairs.

This treehouse does not have running water but there is a bathroom at the main cabin and camp toilet in the treehouse.

Riverbright Treehouse one of the treehouse rentals in georgia
The Riverbright Treehouse

Riverbright Treehouse

Location: Suches, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1 located 100 yards away
Rate: $90
Airbnb link

You’ll have private access to the Toccoa River just 50 feet away in this treehouse. It has wifi, coffee pot and seating area.

This treehouse is part of Suches Vacation Rentals, which supplies services like grocery stocking, flower deliveries and fishing guides.

The Eden Treehouse
The Eden Treehouse.

Eden Treehouse

Location: Canton, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $149
Airbnb link

Enjoy the tin roof and twinkle lights of this treehouse, located just 30 miles from Atlanta in Canton. It’s located on five acres with places to hike and has a kitchenette, indoor hammock and wifi.

There is no running water but it has access to a guest lounge with clawfoot tub and outdoor shower open seasonally.

Recycled Treehouse
The entrance to the Recycled Treehouse.

Recycled Treehouse

Location: Helen, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1 king, I double bed
Bathrooms: 1 outhouse, shared bathroom at main office.
Rate: $49
Airbnb link

Made of recycled materials this treehouse is in a secluded area. This is your pick if you’re looking for a more rustic experience as it has no electricity or water, although there is an outhouse close by a bathroom at the main office ½ mile away. This is a bring-your-own everything experience.

Treehouse near Helen, Georgia
Cozy treehouse rental near Helen, Georgia.

Cozy Helen Treehouse

Location: Helen, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1 with three twin beds
Bathrooms: 1 outhouse, shared bathroom in main office.
Rate: $49
Airbnb link

Another rustic choice the treehouse near Helen is on the same property as the treehouse listed above, with no electricity or water, although there is an outhouse close by a bathroom at the main office ½ mile away. This is a bring-your-own everything experience.

It has a deck, dining table, fire pit and chairs.

Treehouse on the Hooch
This treehouse is right on the banks of the Chattahoochee River.

Treehouse on the Hooch

Location: Helen, Georgia
Bedrooms: 3, 1 king bed, 1 queen bed, 1 bunk bed
Bathrooms: 2
Rate: $382.47
Airbnb link

This newly remodeled treehouse is right on the Chattahoochee River near Helen, Georgia with a large deck overlooking the river. Inside you’ll find a large living area and kitchen, TVs and fireplace. There’s a large deck with picnic table, grill and hot tub.

Treehouses in Georgia, West, South and Central

Trinity Treehouse
Trinity Treehouse.

Trinity Treehouse

Location: Stonecrest, Georgia
Bedrooms: 2, 1 queen, 2 twins
Bathrooms: 1 with compost toilet
Rate: $235
Airbnb link

Built for nature lovers, Trinity Treehouse is adjacent to a 2,500-acre nature preserve 20 minutes east of Atlanta. The Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve has two lakes and miles of paved trails.

The treehouse has leather recliners, tin roof, kitchen, wifi and a grill.

Deck of Owl Oak Treehouse in Duluth, Georgia
Deck of Owl Oak Treehouse in Duluth, Georgia.

Owl in the Oak

Location: Duluth, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1, sofa with twin bed
Bathrooms: 1 with composting toilet
Rate: $175
Airbnb link

Owl in the Oak is in a wooded area behind a private home in Duluth, a suburb north of Atlanta.

The kitchenette has a sink, propane cooktop, and small cooler refrigerator. This treehouse has wifi but does not have full electricity other than one low voltage outlet that will power a laptop.

Diamond Oaks Treehouse in Savannah, Georgia.
You won’t believe the decor of the Diamond Oaks Treehouse in Savannah.

Diamond Oaks Treehouse

Location: Savannah, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $116
Airbnb link

Unlike all of the other treehouses here, this one is a converted suite in a home its own door upstairs that separates it from the rest of the house. While technically not a treehouse, it’s so charming we had to include it. There is a separate open-air treehouse with a hanging bed covered with mosquito netting.

The home has wifi, fridge and four porches. Guests have access to the kitchen in the home, kayaks and bicycles.

Its whimsical décor includes vintage fixtures, handmade book collection, vintage dolls, colorful boots, record collection and football helmets.

Tree Cabin the the Lake in Jackson, Georgia
Tree Cabin by the Lake in Jackson, Georgia.

Tree Cabin by the Lake

Location: Jackson, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1 with king bed
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $200 weekday, $250 weekends
Airbnb link

Fish for bass, crappie, catfish and yellow perch at this adults-only treehouse. Even if you don’t fish, you’ll love being on a private 20-acre lake. And you’ll have access to two John boats, a canoe and three paddle boats to go touring.

There’s no kitchen, but there’s a microwave, fridge and seated area. It has wifi, AC, TV, bathtub and an indoor fireplace. There’s seating on the deck, a grill and a hot tub with amazing views of the lake. One reviewer said, “Definitely for those wanting to connect with nature and their partner.”

tree house at Historic Banning Mills
The tree houses at Historic Banning Mills.

Historic Banning Mills

My son, husband and I screamed our way (okay, that was only me) through the entire Screaming Eagle Zipline Canopy Tour at Historic Banning Mills, the world’s longest and largest zipline. Seriously. It’s almost 10 miles of zips, with lots of challenging rope bridges to cross over.

We spied the charming treehouses here and resolved to come back and stay. A village of seven treehouse rooms are set more than 70 feet up above the gorge. Fear of heights? You may not want to stay here as rooms are only accessible by a rope-and-wood sky bridge. If you do make it over, you’ll be rewarded by a room with a king bed, gas log fireplaces, tub for two, private bath and deck overlooking the gorge. Each room has a small fridge and a Keurig coffee machine. The rooms sway a bit in the wind, but isn’t that what you want for a full treehouse experience?

Historic Banning Mills is in Whitesburg, Georgia, about an hour west of Atlanta. Rates start at $209.

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– Jan Schroder

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