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Top 6 Treehouse Hotels & Vacation Rentals In Illinois, The USA

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If you were to ask anyone where Illinois is, the first thing that comes to mind is the favorable weather pattern the region exhibits annually, but surprisingly enough, this is not all to this magical place. Dubbed as the ‘Land of the Lincoln,’ this picturesque gem sits on the pristine shores of Lake Michigan and is home to a plethora of unique attractions including, stunning architectural marvels that are sure to astound even the keenest outdoor adventure enthusiast. Dotted with rolling hills, lush farmlands, and enchanting forests, Illinois is a seamless city where nature abounds. And this element makes it one of the most popular travel destinations in the US. If you have time on your hands, make your way to Abraham Lincoln Presidential Liberty and Museum, which is one of the top things to do in Illinois, for an elating chance to soak up the rich history of this alluring place. And during your trip, consider staying in unique accommodations like treehouses or treehouse cabins in Illinois. Check out the top six treehouse vacation rentals in Illinois, the USA for a delightful vacation.

1. Rustic treehouse with antique charms (from USD 159)

If you crave an exciting experience that opens your eyes to the beautiful outdoor scenery of Illinois, then book your stay in this stunning treehouse rental and reconnect with nature. A quintessential whimsical gem boasting rustic charms and antique elegance, this stunning accommodation makes an ideal spot for anyone who’s looking to surround themselves with the quiet respite that nature provides. This property enjoys a secluded setting in the lush confines of a picturesque biome and can amply host six travel adventurers. Amenities available include a tranquil living area with cozy furnishings, a master bedroom with a queen bed, and a picturesque balcony that offers panoramic views of the enchanting surroundings.

Ten Acre Treehouse, "Captains Quarters" Sleeps 4-6
90 reviews
cottage 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was a surprise find for us
the accommodation is exactly as pictured, with a neat outdoor shower on the upper porch and a compost toilet
looking forward to returning!
loved the outdoor shower and the views from the bedroom
it may be hard for people with disabilities, but we found the hike to be enjoyable
Cleanliness:
we loved everything about the experience! cabin was clean, kept up, comfortable, and wonderfully decorated
beautiful, quiet and amazing! really cool and relaxing
it was wonderful! it was very unique, lots of details and different things in there
Host:
cool experience
she was waiting for us every morning
the owners dogs paris and london met us when we came, walked us to our cabin
we even got to meet paris the dog who was the most adorable host
bob was extremely accommodating, making sure we had everything we needed, telling us all about building the cabin, giving us some interesting historical facts, and letting us know what fun things t...
Location:
job well done bob!!
the most peaceful, beautiful and relaxing vacation stop i have encountered so far
the book of stories from the previous guests who stayed was fun to look thru
although both my husband and i felt there was a missed opportunity in not having a "poop deck" sign on the bathroom door
we stayed in the captains quarter in early spring to celebrate a birthday with some friends
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2. Enchanting treehouse with room for three (from USD 238)

Nothing screams tranquility like a modern space with fabulous amenities where you can wind down to the soothing sounds and breathtaking sights of nature. This is precisely what this beautiful cedar treehouse offers. It is one of the best treehouse rentals in Illinois for a maximum of three travelers. Nestled in a serene setting 15 ft (5 m) above a scenic waterfall, this picturesque accommodation features all the makings of a remarkable weekend getaway or holiday spot. By staying here, guests will enjoy convenient access to major city attractions including, Schaumburg Conventional Center, Woodfield Mall, and Sears Center music venue, to name but a few. With a private entrance leading to a beautiful flower garden filled with exotic birds, guests get a unique opportunity to enjoy the enchanting glow of a lit campfire under the starry skyline while the moon and stars swirl overhead.

Enchanted Garden Treehouse (Amenity*)
Schaumburg, Illinois, United States
370 reviews
Treehouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had an excellent stay the tree house is very cozy and loved the amenities
the loft bed was perfect for our kid and the big bed was super comfy
hot tub private outside shower beautiful koi pond grill and several outdoor seating options
the garden area with pond hot tub etc was beautiful comfortable and really fun on a cold night
Cleanliness:
very clean and so cozy inside
hopefully that can be deep cleaned in the future
daniel's place was very clean and relaxing
the place was clean bed was so comfortable
such a magical place to sleep in the treetops the place was beautiful clean and well equipped
Host:
daniel was a gracious host
again the host is great
daniel was a terrific host
daniel was very accommodating and considerate
he is a great host
Location:
it’s the perfect distance - not too far but not too close - and so appreciated daniel’s hospitality
this cute little tree house is such a great place to get away for a few days and relax
great place to go to get away from the city plenty of privacy
the neighborhood is quiet and peaceful
amazing and magical location totally worth doing it once
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3. Attractive wood house with luxurious amenities (from USD 159)

If you are looking for an off-the-grid experience to unplug from your daily grind, this treehouse rental meets all the elements of a perfect hideaway, where you can immerse yourself in a world of palpable peace and take in the scenic beauty of nature. On par with the top treehouse hotels & vacation rentals in the USA, this design-forward treehouse offers you a cozy living area with a large leather couch and windows, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the stunning surroundings. Ideal for a couple who can share a queen mattress in the loft or maybe a small family of four with the large couch and room for sleeping on the floor, this accommodation is brilliantly fitted with all the luxurious amenities for a comfortable accommodation. Sitting on 10 acres (4 hectares) of private property, it is just 8 mi (13 km) from Nauvoo.

Ten Acre Treehouse "Whitetail" Sleeps 2-4
153 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
however the stereo, blu-ray player and satellite tv (not that we watched tv) all worked fine
cabin is as advertised
the compost toilet was a 5 gal
we brought disposable dinnerware, that and the foil cooking meant virtually no cleanup
the air conditioning,filter was filthy,
Cleanliness:
and it wasn't very clean, we left it cleaner when e left
i stayed in the whitetail cabin and everything was exactly as described
we arrived after dark and the colored lights, electric fireplace and stereo were on
Host:
bob was a friendly and gracious host who was responsive to all our questions and communications
he is a great host
bob greeted us and made sure we had everything we needed before sending us on our way with guide london, to escort us up the well marked path
bob the owner is an all around awesome guy
directions provided made finding location very easy
Location:
and the whole cabin smelled like a out house
the property is beautiful and quiet
beautiful property and great location short distance to geode hunting spots
we loved the little peace of heaven bob has made to share
we really enjoyed the stay
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4. Unique home with a primitive setting

Book your stay in this cheap treehouse and get to enjoy a seamless accommodation experience 15 minutes away from where the iconic movie Groundhog Day was filmed. A custom-built treehouse for a maximum capacity of six guests, this treehouse rental makes the ideal spot for those of you looking to find a unique blend of primitivity, cleanliness, and tranquility in a harmonious setting. A perfect epitome of a real treehouse experience, what you get here is a thrilling treehouse rental towering 6 ft (1.8 m) above the ground and a private yard with a fire pit where you can relish the soothing glow of lit campfires.

Unique! TREE HOUSE Camping 6ft off the ground. :)
McHenry, Illinois, United States
27 reviews
Treehouse 0 Beds 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it ended up storming all night and we stayed dry while enjoying the lightning
Host:
great host very accommodating
joel was a great host
joel was a great host
joel was a great host- very easy to communicate with and he provided everything we needed
joel was a very friendly and accommodation guy who offered us advice on visiting chicago
Location:
if you like the outdoors this is a great place to spend a few days
great location just make sure you have bug spray and maybe a lantern
beautiful and peaceful location and joel was quick to respond despite our late arrival fantastic host
the place is very unique indeed and we enjoyed our stay
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5. Charming treehouse close to Garden of the Gods (from USD 201)

Suitable for four guests, this treehouse in Illinois is surrounded by tall trees and sits over a beautiful creek. The interior of the treehouse is cozy and welcoming. There is a furnished living area, a kitchenette, and a loft bedroom. Air-conditioning and WiFi are also available here. The area surrounding the treehouse is perfect for bird watching. The famous Garden of the Gods scenic area is located just a few minutes’ drive away from this treehouse.

Maple Oak treehouse by Garden of the Gods
Elizabethtown, Illinois, United States
Treehouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

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6. Pet-friendly tiny house on a pond (from USD 149)

Sitting on the edge of a pond, this tiny house is the ideal vacation home in Illinois for a couple or solo traveler and their pets. Offering peace and tranquillity, this Airbnb is built like a treehouse and has a lovely cabin in the woods-style interior. There is a cozy living, dining and kitchen area, a comfortable bed in the loft bedroom, a bathroom, and a deck overlooking the pond. Guests also have access to a nearby picnic area, a fire pit and a barbecue area. You can enjoy kayaking, canoeing and bird watching on the pond.

Tiny House on the lake, also called cabin #4
Carbondale, Illinois, United States
119 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and the bed in the loft felt like we were sleeping in the treetops
cabin is more than comfortable with great view from the loft
the full size kitchens came in handy as the nicer restaurants in town were closed due to covid
great comfortable little place to relax
Cleanliness:
very clean beautiful setting
cabin was very clean
it was clean unique and so serene
the place is clean and well cared for
Host:
tom was a lovely host
tom was a wonderful host
tom is a great host
the host was very friendly
tom was very friendly
Location:
this is a great remote location but close to town
location was very peaceful and serene
nice little house and very convenient location
it’s close to town but secluded and peaceful
great place to get away
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Spend a vacation in style

With a plethora of tiny house and treehouses to choose from, Illinois makes the perfect spot for a fascinating camping adventure. From downright contemporary to uniquely primitive, you are guaranteed to find an enchanting treehouse that will appease you. So plan and book your stay in any of them for a fascinating itinerary and exciting discovery.

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Equipped with a diploma in tourism, Mwongeli Munuve is passionate about visiting new places to learn, interact with the locals, try out some of their specialties and collect souvenirs. Indeed she...Read more

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