When visiting the great state of Alabama there’s plenty to look forward to, from fresh peanuts to historic landmarks, to barbecue, and beyond. When planning your next trip to the Yellowhammer State, why not add another thing to look forward to in the form of an incredible treehouse rental.
Spread throughout the whole state are a multitude of treehouses. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway for two or a large accommodation fit for the whole family, there’s something for you. Stay elevated in the trees and enjoy views of nature and wildlife while you cozy up by a fire. Treehouses offer memorable stays for any trip.
With so many to pick from though, it would be easy to accidentally rent one that doesn’t work for you. Whether you’re looking for a sleek and luxurious stay, or to connect with nature in a wilder accommodation, let us help you pick your next great treehouse visit.
1. Mentone Upscale Cabin (Mentone)
This cabin manages to strike the perfect balance between upscale and rustic. Experience a retreat, secluded in nature, with all the comforts of home. Plus, with up to six possible guest able to stay at a time, this place is great for the whole family, or for a group of friends.
The cabin is outfitted with a 350-sqft screened-in porch with a fireplace, perfect for nighttime chats or winter mornings, enjoying the view. There is also a second fireplace indoors, for those that prefer the comfort of the upscale interior.
You will also have all the other comforts you come to expect from a modern-day home, including Wi-Fi, washer/dryer, cable, and more. Here you can enjoy that nature getaway without having to sacrifice.
Outside there’s also plenty to do. The property sits near the water where you can participate in several water-based activities. It also sits only minutes away from downtown Mentone, where you can enjoy shopping, restaurants, and sometimes even live music.
2. Wanderlust Treehouse (Crane Hill)
Sleek, modern, and secluded high in the trees, this treehouse promises a truly unique stay. Expect to be refreshed and awed by the care put into making this a premiere treehouse vacation. Whether you’re planning a romantic couples retreat or a solo getaway, this is a glamping experience to remember.
This is glamping, so if what you’re looking for is all the bells and whistles of a fully outfitted home, this isn’t for you. However, if you’re looking to disconnect and get lost in nature with a comfortable home base, this is the place for you.
The treehouse comes with a basic kitchen to make light meals, perfect for visitors on the go. Nearby are loads of options for outdoor activities. Take your pick from horseback riding, hiking, and various aquatic activities. Or sit on the deck and enjoy a drink while you watch local wildlife roam.
For those willing to make the drive, the cabin also sits within an hour of both Birmingham and Huntsville. Either of these cities opens a whole world of fun to be had.
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3. Hawk’s Nest Treehouse (Guntersville Lake)
Hawk’s Nest Treehouse offers an up close and personal stay with the surrounding wilderness. You’ll hike out to get to the treehouse and will walk past clusters of trees to get to the entrance of the wooden construction. The treehouse is an ideal glamping destination.
You’ll have access to an air conditioned or heated abode with amenities to help make your stay more comfortable. The kitchen comes with a microwave, small fridge, and Keurig coffee maker. Outside you also have access to a grill and large cooler.
The bathroom is enclosed in an adjacent building near the outdoor shower. Outside you also have access to a small hot tub, perfect for enjoying the surrounding view. With its location above the creek, you’re in for lovely waterside views.
This treehouse is perfect for anyone looking for a no bells and whistles retreat in nature. Leave behind the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy a simpler time amidst the trees.
4. Spencer’s Treehouse (Mentone)
This treehouse cottage is uniquely located and offers plenty of rustic charm and local attractions to participate in. With easy access to several trip destinations, you’ll have plenty to do in and around this quaint treehouse.
The first think you will probably notice when coming here, is that the treehouse cottage is located right above the Miracle Pottery Shop.
Taking a tour of the shop is a must. After that, you can head out to one of several destinations for various activities. Head to Nearby DeSoto State Park for hiking and outdoor fun.
Head to Little River Canyon National Preserve for beautiful waterfalls and incredible overlooks. If you’re looking for something else other than wilderness, you still have options. Head to Mentone or Valley Head for restaurants and shops.
The treehouse itself also has plenty to offer for a comfortable stay alone or with a loved one. The one-bedroom treehouse comes with a well-equipped kitchenette perfect for two. There is also a gas grill, outdoor furniture, and other basic amenities to make a cozy homebase for your excursions.
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5. Talladega National Forest Treehouse (Talladega)
If you’re looking for a rustic and secluded cabin in the woods, this might be the place for you. The cabin has a lovely wooden construction throughout, giving it a quaint and rustic aesthetic, so expect to see log banisters and wooden floors.
The cabin borders the Talladega National Forest on the edge of creek, making it the perfect location for outdoors fun. Here you will be just miles from some of the National Forest’s most iconic trails.
The cabin also comes with a lovely deck with outside furniture, overlooking the surrounding forest. Inside are two bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms with a tub. So, bring a bath bomb for a relaxing soak. This accommodation is also pet friendly, so bring along your furry companions to go hiking with you.
6. Coyote’s Cabin on the Creek (Albertville)
Located at the dead end of the road and elevated high into the trees, this secluded treetop cabin promises an unforgettable stay. For those looking for a romantic couple’s retreat, Coyote’s Cabin might be the place for you.
The cabin makes the most of its 224-sqft and puts in most everything you need for a comfortable stay. While there is no kitchen, there is an outdoor grill, microwave, and Keurig to accommodate some of your food needs.
Outside there is a fire pit and outdoor furniture for relaxing or grilling marshmallows. There’s also a tub on the deck overlooking the nearby creek, perfect for soaking while listening to rushing water below.
Enjoy a shower under the stars, decompress on the deck overlooking the trees, or take a hike to the creek. This cabin is sure to leave you refreshed.
They have a strict no pet or children policy however, so if you have little ones to take care of, try one of our other suggestions.
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7. T-Town Treehouse (Tuscaloosa)
From the moment you see T-Town Treehouse, you’ll be instantly captivated. It’s long wooden catwalk leading to the elevated main structure makes it immediately distinct.
Staying here also offers a unique and memorable experience. Dark wood and large windows give the treehouse a sleek and modern design, while inside the wood structure gives it a rustic feel.
Inside you will also have all the essentials for your stay. Air conditioning and heating allow for visits any time of the year. A dedicated workspace and Wi-Fi make it perfect for writing or for a more scenic work from home setup.
The kitchen is not fully equipped, but the treehouse’s is located mere minutes from downtown Tuscaloosa. This means you’ll have plenty of options for food and drinks. The kitchen does come with a fridge, microwave, and Keurig coffee machine however, so you’ll still have options inside.
Outside there is outdoor furniture on the deck. This is the perfect spot to play board games or enjoy the scenery. The cabin also has easy access to Lake Tuscaloosa. Whether you go downtown, walk the surrounding area, or stay inside, this treehouse has the makings of a truly enjoyable stay.
8. Serenity Escape Treehouse (Fort Payne)
Drive down a windy forested road past deer and turkeys to find the stunning view of a cozy and secluded treehouse elevated high in the air. This treehouse is conveniently located near several activity hubs and offers plenty of enjoyment and relaxation inside.
The treehouse lies less than 30 miles from Scottsboro and only 11 miles from Mentone. So, if you’re looking to do some shopping or getting a nice meal at a restaurant, you’ll have plenty of choices.
The treehouse is also conveniently located only 49 miles away from Chattanooga Metro Airport, making it easy to fly in to. Outside, you’ll have access to several trails, 2 of which lead to a swing for two surrounded by forest.
Exploring the surrounding area will reward you with stunning waterfalls, trails, running creeks, and wildlife spotting. Inside the treehouse you’ll find everything you need too from Wi-Fi to a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable living room, and more.
Roast up some marshmallows above the fire pit, hike the grounds, visit nearby towns, or relax on the deck with a cup of coffee. The treehouse is also pet-friendly, so your furry friend can join in on the fun too.
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9. Mountain Abode (Fort Payne)
This three bed two bath mountain getaway is located mere miles from Little River Canyon, perfect for a family getaway, or a trip with friends. Here you can enjoy walks through unforgettable scenery, go swimming, or even rock climb in some world class locations.
This retreat is located near several travel destinations, meaning you’ll have something for everyone. Head to Cloudmont Ski & Golf course for tailored fun or wander Little River Canyon National Preserve to enjoy the beauty of the area. The cottage is also located near several town centers.
The cottage itself offers plenty in the way of comfort. Here you’ll have lovely forest views and a private hot tub to enjoy them from. You’ll have access to a fully equipped kitchen, family sized dining area, Wi-Fi, and many more of the comforts you expect from a modern home.
10. Intimate Treehouse Retreat for Two (Mentone)
This cozy treehouse may be small, but its location and charm more than make up for its diminutive size. This intimate treehouse is located near several great hiking and outdoors locations and offers most modern comforts inside.
Only seven miles away from DeSoto State Park, and only 16 miles away from Little River Canyon Falls Park. Here you’ll have your pick of a multitude of fun outdoor activities. The treehouse also has an onsite pottery making facility and is located near Miracle Pottery Shop.
The property itself also has a catwalk with a deck on one end and a firepit on the other, perfect for cozy chats with a loved one. The treehouse is also heated and air conditioned, so you can plan a trip any time of the year. It has Wi-Fi, a well-equipped kitchen, and TV as well.
11. River Mountain Cabin (Mentone)
This river mountain cabin offers a truly unique stay with many of the activities you come to expect from a wilderness retreat. Made with modern building techniques in a pre-civil war construction, this cabin offers a trip to remember in every piece of timber.
The cabin houses up to sevel guests, so it is the perfect destination for family and friends to join in on the fun. Inside you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen with stainless appliances, two flat screen TVs, Wi-Fi, and so much more. Everyone on your trip will be fully catered to here.
The cabin is located behind a locked private road, so you and your guests will have a very private stay. It is located on a bluff overlooking the Crystal Clear East Fork of the Little River. Here you can enjoy a swim under a beautiful waterfall.
Outside you’ll have access to a lovely deck and a plethora of outdoor activities from spelunking to hiking, to birdwatching, to tubing, and more. Your entire party of guests will be spoiled for choice.
12. Family Size Treehouse (Hope Hull)
For those looking for a family getaway, check out this treehouse designed just for that. This treehouse can fit up to 10 guests and have over 100 acres of recreational land for everyone to explore.
The treehouse also has central heating and air conditioning, so you can visit any time of the year.
The land is filled with great walking trails and two ponds, great for exploring and getting outside. You will also have access to a grill and a balcony overlooking the grounds. Inside the cabin is equipped with a kitchenette, ideal for making food to take on the go.
Enjoy a secluded and picturesque stay with friends and families. Grill up meals, walk the grounds, and bring your furry companions with you. Here you can disconnect and watch movies and watch the local wildlife.
13. Peaceful Hideaway Treehouse (Fort Payne)
This spacious and pet friendly treehouse sits secluded in Little River Canyon, offering modern comforts and outdoor fun. Nearby are water sports facilities, trails, and stunning waterfalls. Go horseback riding, rock climbing, kayaking, and more.
In the cabin you can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, a grill in a garden, and a fully equipped kitchen. Relax by the fireplace, sit on the two-person swing in the forest, or play some board games at the table. This is a cozy and memorable retreat.
14. Enchanted Treehouse (Phenix City)
Inspired by the Magic Treehouse series, this accommodation is packed with fun. Climb a ladder to one of the two loft beds, go outside to rock climb on a structure attached to the main structure, or sit below in a zero-gravity chair while you look out at the grounds.
Outside you will have 95 acres of land to explore, tables and chairs to relax in, and a fire pit to roast marshmallows over. Rinse off in one of the outside showers under the stars and relax inside while watching a movie on the projector.
15. Grant Summit Cabin (Bryant)
Stunning views with all the comforts of home are waiting for you at a Grant Summit Cabin Rental. Warm up by the real wood fireplace, soak in the hot tub, or prepare a delicious meal in the fully outfitted kitchen. Sleep peacefully with the sound of rain hitting the tin roof.
Outside you can sit on a balcony and look out at a breathtaking view of the water and forest. The grounds have 9 cabins, so you can have your pick based on what sounds best. This also means you might meet other fellow adventurers eager to enjoy nature.
16. Charming Treehouse Cottage (Mentone)
This charming treehouse will captivate you with its welcoming atmosphere and plentiful comforts of home. Enjoy the complimentary Wi-Fi, gas grill, fire pit, TV, and large kitchen. Relax in the cozy and rustic interior with some fresh coffee.
Take advantage of art class discounts at the nearby Miracle Pottery Shop. Head out to one of the nearby towns for shopping and food, or to DeSoto State Park for an outdoor adventure.
17. Alpaca Treehouse (Shorter)
This uniquely themed treehouse is sure to stick with you for a lifetime. Located 30ft in the air, this treehouse is perfectly positioned for gazing out the grounds and the main attraction. Alpacas. Roaming the grounds are loads of soft alpacas.
The 17-acre farm is perfect for wandering with these wonderful creatures. You will also have access to a pool, fire pit, and grill. Because of its height, children under age 5 aren’t allowed to stay.
18. Tree Lodge (Attalla)
Two stories tall and with an emphasis on embracing your inner child, this treehouse is whimsical and sure to leave an impression.
Here you can expect slides, swings, and hideout spaces perfect for a charming little getaway for the whole family. There’s even a special kid’s room built for sleepovers.
Outside you’ll have access to loads of hiking areas, world class bouldering locations, and more. Inside you’ll have a cozy and rustic stay with several of the comforts of home.
19. Luxury Treehouse near Lake Guntersville (Scottsboro)
This treehouse is perfect for those looking for a luxury experience in the wilderness. Enjoy scenic hikes through nature, take a boat ride, or play disc golf. You’ll have access to a personal golf-cart, perfect for exploring the grounds.
Inside enjoy all the comforts of home in a sleek and modern interior. At night sleep comfortably in your air conditioned room in a king size bed.