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15 Top Treehouses in Maryland (Unique & Fun!)

Explore the 15 top treehouses in Maryland for a unique & fun stay. From rustic retreats to modern amenities, find the perfect treehouse getaway. Ideal for travelers.

Tobi Miles
September 18, 2022
15 Top Treehouses in Maryland (Unique & Fun!)

Maryland is a wonderful place to visit all year round with its beautiful and distinct seasons. From its beaches to rolling mountains there are endless places to explore along its East Coast. Booking your stay in one of Maryland’s treehouses is a unique way to see the state’s great outdoors.

From rustic and authentic to treehouses with all the modern amenities of a home there is a wide variety to choose from. Firefly Treehouse offers year-round stays and The Birdhouse is secluded on 15 acres off the grid. The Gathering Tree is great for a family stay and The Daydreamer is designed to be accessible.

Whether you are visiting for the annual Renaissance Festival, historical attractions, and sports teams or to feast on their famous blue crabs make your stay memorable. Follow along to find out the best treehouse rentals in Maryland.

1. The Birdhouse (Friendsville)

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This Birdhouse takes you off the grid and into nature with 15 acres of privacy in Friendsville. It is perfect for those that want to unplug and disconnect from the world.

There is one bedroom that can sleep up to two guests in its double bed. Although it is off the beaten path it still comes with the luxuries of home that you need. The bathroom comes with an off the grid-style hot shower and flushing toilet.

The kitchen space provides an area to cook meals with all the needed pots, pans, and dishware. It has a coffee maker, kettle, and private patio and balcony to enjoy your meals on if you want to sit outside.

This treehouse in the forest comes with remarkable sunrise and sunset views. The mountain views are peaceful and a great place for birdwatching.

Nearby are waterfront restaurants and breweries. Only three miles away you can enjoy the ski resort or head to Creek Lake.

Location: Friendsville

2. The Daydreamer (Bittinger)

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The Daydreamer offers something that many other treehouses do not have, it is ADA compliant. Being accessible for those requiring a wheelchair or other forms of assistance, it is perfect.

Both inside and outside of the treehouse are accessible. Inside the bathroom has been fitted to be fully functioning with a 48-inch transfer shower. It also has a foldable seat, toilet area, and sink to match.

A modern kitchen with a stove and oven, and a large refrigerator makes cooking easy while away. There is also a master suite with a queen bed and two double beds for additional guests.

It is not just the treehouse that is accessible, its outside amenities are as well. The fire pit can be easily reached since the route is lined with pavers for smooth and safe transportation. The area comes with plenty of patio furniture around the fire pit and also a cedar swing.

It comes with a large deck up in the treetops and lots of windows. It is a wonderful weekend getaway in the forests of Bittinger.

Location: Bittinger

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3. Maple Tree - Tree Cottage (Rohrersville)

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The Tree Cottage is designed to give you the treehouse camping experience. It provides a secluded and peaceful atmosphere in nature and is available year-round.

Up off the ground they are elevated up to 10 feet on stilts.  The Tree Cottage has several different options at the Maple Tree Campground. Some have been remodeled and these offer queen and king mattresses. If you choose to have one of the older style tree cottages, they come with two double and two single mattress beds.

The Tree Cottages have the camping feel since they don’t come with electricity. You will need to bring lanterns for the evenings. Cook out on the grill or the outdoor fire pit and relax out on your deck.

During the weekends they require a two-night stay with your reservation. Make sure you pack your bedding with your pillows and sheets, however, the mattresses are provided along with vinyl covers for protection.

Location: Rohrersville
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4. The Eagle's Nest (Bittinger)

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Cozy, comfortable, and large The Eagle's Nest is great for a family vacation in Bittinger. It can hold up to five in this fully furnished cottage-style treehouse.

Inside the rooms have a master bedroom with a full bed. There is also a loft room that has bunk beds with a full comfortable double bed on the bottom and a twin mattress on the top. The loft looks right over the living room for a great view of the treehouse.

The treehouse is designed with a rustic fun flair of Amish-made furniture and barn wood. It has a country home feel up in the treetops.

Spacious kitchen for family cooking and barstool window seating for a view of the outdoors. Equipped with warm showers and a full bathroom it is a home away from home.

Below the elegant treehouse, you can relax on the hanging wooden swing or sit around the fire pit for an evening outside. If looking to stay at The Eagle's Nest they do not have Sunday check-ins.

Location: Bittinger

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5. Good Time Pine (Oakland)

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Just outside of McComas Beach, The Good Time Pine is only 2.3 km away in Oakland. It is a chalet-style treehouse with modern amenities to stay comfortable and connected with the world.

Large with four bedrooms and four bathrooms, Good Time Pine's chalet vibes bring luxury to your Maryland vacation. It has plenty of beds to choose. An extra-large double bed, two large double beds, a double bed, two single beds, and a sofa bed. Up to 12 people can come to stay on this getaway.

Big windows with plenty of light, lots of comfortable seating, and even a games room with a pool table. This is far from your typical treehouse-style stay, especially with the hot tub outside. Cable tv, wi-fi, air conditioning, dishwasher, and microwave; it has it all!

Wood style finishing throughout, tall ceilings, and fireplace ambiance, bring the outdoors inside. If visiting during the ski season, ski lifts are only 4 km away and bars and restaurants are just a 5 km drive. There is also lots to do in the surrounding area. Just 6 km away is Fulcher P. Smith Conservation Area and Glades Park is 11 km from the rental.

Location: Oakland

6. The Gathering Tree (Bittinger)

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This luxurious country treehouse is a getaway for those wanting a bit more sophistication and comfort on their vacation. Families and friends up to 6 can escape to this nature’s retreat in Bittinger.

The Gathering Tree treehouse is large, appearing like a cabin up in the treetops on wooden stilts. It comes with a spacious deck to sit out on with plenty of outdoor seating. It also has a second deck off the master bedroom for more privacy.

You may forget you are even in a treehouse. The master bedroom is designed with a queen bed, closet space, and sliding barn wood door. With its ambient cozy lighting, it is rustic and charming.

Climbing higher inside, the spiral wooden staircase takes you up to the next level of the loft. The loft is set up with two double beds. With a full bathroom even featuring a shower and tub it is much more than a simple treehouse.

The outside is surrounded by trees and privacy. With a firepit for the late nights under the stars or an afternoon cookout, it comes with just what you need for an outdoor adventure.

If you do want to get out for the day Youghiogheny River and Savage River State Forest aren’t far off. Big Run State Park and Deep Creek Lake State Park are other options or in town for some barbeque or seafood. 

When packing bring your toiletries of soap and shampoos and some extra towels. They also do not allow for Sunday check-ins.

Location: Bittinger

7. Firefly Tree House (Rohrersville)

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For those wanting a rustic yet upgraded experience booking a stay at Firefly Tree House is what you are looking for. It is a double-level charming treehouse in the woods.

This treehouse has two levels and looks like something out of a storybook. Especially at night when all the solar lights shine brightly, the Firefly Treehouse comes alive.

A deck on both levels, a loft, and an outdoor fire circle it is available to visit all year round. With its wood stove to keep you warm at night and perfect for cooking it is cozy and quaint. Or use the charcoal grill or fire pit to make your meals and bring all your cookware from home.

Up to 6 people can stay the night but 4 is the most comfortable. It has two queen mattresses but bedding is not included. So don’t forget to pack your sheets, pillows, and blankets.

It is a back-to-nature style rental with no electricity or running water and you do need to leave the treehouse to use the bathhouse. Lanterns and flashlights are suggested for your stay.

Location: Rohrersville

8. Antietam Creek (Keedysville)

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A cabin-style treehouse built on 5 acres of quiet land surrounded by trees is a wonderful option for a Maryland escape. This rental welcomes families and children to its property in Keedysville.

The two bedrooms sleep up to four, with your linens provided and a full bathroom available. The kitchen has the amenities to create meals right in the cabin; refrigerator, microwave, stove, dishes, and coffee maker.

The peaceful and rural atmosphere comes with views of Antietam Creek right off your deck. With plenty of games for the kids and a fire pit for a night under the stars, it is a fabulous family getaway. One of the benefits of this rental is the outdoor solar heated pool that you can access.

Spend your time outside where you can go fishing or enjoy kayaking. Float down the water in a tube and just ask for an inner tube as a request for your visit.  Harpers Ferry National Historic Park is a nearby attraction to go visit or Antietam National Battlefield is just 8 minutes away for a day out.

Location: Keedysville

9. Maple Tree - Tree House (Rohrersville)

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Sleeping at the Maple Tree-Tree House is ideal for those wanting to bring back childhood memories of their treehouse sleepouts. It is a minimalistic and back-to-basics-style getaway.

Staying here can only be done during the spring, summer, and fall, it cannot be booked during the winter. These are quite literally treehouses in the woods, so you will be bringing your own supplies. Up to six people can stay and there are a few treehouse sites that can hold up to 12 people.

Bring enough blankets and bedding to stay warm during the cooler nights as the site does not include this.  Also, a mattress is not provided so air mattresses or foam pads are needed. It is truly camping up in the trees.

Each treehouse comes with an outdoor fire circle, a picnic table, and a grill to make your meals.

Location: Rohrersville
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10. South River View Treehouse Loft (Riva)

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It is the deck of this property that gives you the treehouse experience. With views of the South River out on the big open deck, a tree runs right up through it.

It has one bedroom with a queen size bed but also a loft space with a convertible bed. This allows for up to four guests to stay in this space. Cook outside on your grill or inside in the kitchen with everything included.

The kitchen features a microwave, refrigerator, all flatware and dishes, even a two-burner cooktop! The inside is modern in its apartment-like feel with its air conditioning and fans.

Once you head back outside it becomes a treehouse again. There are tables and chairs to sit out under the big towering tree.

If you have a boat, then you are encouraged to bring it along. Pulling it up right outside of the rental at the boat launch. For $35 a day you can rent your slip and be set for a holiday at the water.

Six miles from the treehouse apartment is downtown Annapolis with its attractions and tours. Swimming at the South River is another popular activity.

Location: Riva

11. Eagle and Black Bird Tree House (Rohrersville)

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Groups of friends will love staying at Eagle or Black Bird Tree House. Whether a group gathering, reunion or a family camp out it can accommodate a large number of guests.

There are 10 single bunks in the Eagle Treehouse and Black Bird Tree House has eight single bunks. It is an older-style setting bringing the charm and authenticity of a true treehouse sleepout.

The tree is the main focus of the treehouse. It runs right up through its middle and the structure was built around it

There are no wood stoves but you can cook outside and enjoy the great outdoors. Also, ensure you have enough bedding and air mattresses to stay warm at the night, this is not included at the treehouse.

Although holding up to 10 people the charge is priced at a six-person stay. For each additional person after 6 guests there is a $10 fee for each night.  It is not available for bookings during the winter months.

Location: Rohrersville
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12. Sisters Treehouse (Thayerville)

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Sisters Treehouse goes by the name for its views of the trees and mountain retreat, not for the actual design of the rental. It is tall with sprawling views off its deck within the trees.

This large home in the trees invites up to 7 in its 3 bedrooms so it is a perfect option for families. The windows present vistas of a treehouse-like stay, looking within the branches.

3 full bathrooms and 1 half there is more than enough space for all. Full furnishing throughout, a large kitchen to cook in with everything a home would need. Sofas and a fireplace inset, it is home away from home.

The deck is one of the best highlights lounging out with Deep Creek Lake in full view. It also has a lower patio that you can dine on and have amazing views.

One mile away is Deep Creek Lake State Park and less than 4 miles is Swallow Falls, State Park. Golf courses and a ski resort are nearby or rent some kayaks close to the rental.

Location: Thayerville

13. Robin Treehouse (Rohrersville)

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Newly renovated the Robin Treehouse is updated and rebuilt becoming the treehouse with an executive style.  Still, with the treehouse flair, it has space for families to experience a night up in the trees together.

The spacious covered porch has been screened in so you can sit out in the evenings and be pest free. There is also a large open area inside for children to play with whatever toys and games that you packed.

Sleep easy at night in one of the two queen beds or the two full beds. But it is just the bed frame that is here. Have your mattress pad with you and your pillows and blankets when planning your trip to the Robin Treehouse.

The treehouse isn't insulated so warm bedding for the cooler months is needed. The treehouse is only available for three seasons closing in the winter.                     

Location: Rohrersville

14. Hidden Treasure (Garret County)

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Hidden Treasure lives up to its name. A cabin structured treehouse tucked away within the woods. The tall canopies give you privacy and you are out of view to enjoy the peace around you.

Located in the Deep Creek Lake area, this cabin treehouse rental brings you modern amenities and luxuries all within the natural scenery. Tv, DVD player, cable, and air conditioning it is a comfortable escape.

It is a large accommodation for a maximum of 8 guests in its 4 bedrooms. Providing 5 bedrooms, four bathrooms and a fully furnished kitchen, you can settle in effortlessly. There is room for your dog to come too and are more than welcome at this property.

Rain or shine you can enjoy being outside with two covered decks. Soak in the outdoor hot tub to relax or cozy up inside at the fireplace. Deep Creek Lake State Park has some fun activities of hiking, paddle boarding, or swimming and is not far away.

Location: Garret County

15. Deep Creek Lake Stay (Garret County)

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A perfect hideaway house that makes you feel like you are up in the trees is what you will find at your Deep Creek Lake Stay. It is just 10 minutes from Wisp and half a mile from Deep Creek Lake State Park.

The sprawling decks puts you out into the trees with a bird's eye view of sunrises, mountains, and treetops. You feel like you are up in a treehouse in the heart of the woods.

A family-size accommodation sleeping up to 10 with four bedrooms and eight beds everyone can have their own bed. Three full baths and a jetted tub, it is deluxe yet cozy.

The stone fireplace with views of the trees off of the deck is beautiful, especially during the fall colors. Dogs can join you and the family for an extra fee just ask ahead of time for the permission of the owner.

Location: Garret County

Tobi Miles
Article updated:
March 28, 2024
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