West Virginia

8 Adventurous Treehouse Rentals in West Virginia

by Holly Riddle
Updated September 05, 2021

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West Virginia’s slogan is “wild and wonderful” for good reason.

This often-overlooked travel destination is filled with gorgeous scenery, from deep chasms to roaring river and historic mountain towns to rolling hills. What better way to experience all this wild and wonderful nature than with a stay in a treehouse in West Virginia?

Don’t think that these treehouses are like the treehouses of your youth, though. This is no cobbled-together hut your little brother threw up in the backyard. Some of these West Virginia treehouses are luxurious, some cozy and quaint, and some are jaw-dropping architectural and engineering marvels. What more could you want from a vacation rental?

If you’re heading to West Virginia for your next nature-inspired getaway, spend a little extra time in the trees in one of these eight amazing treehouse rentals in the Mountain State.

Related read: 6 Amazing and Affordable Treehouse Rentals in Virginia

1. A Cozy Treehouse Cottage

Cozy West Virginia Treehouse
Photo: Airbnb

Why you should stay: Rustic treehouse with all your favorite creature comforts.

  • Location: Shepherdstown
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $165/night

Any Winnie the Pooh fans out there? If you ever dreamed of cozying up in a treehouse that looks straight out of the Hundred Acre Woods, look no further. This cozy treehouse is rustic and earthy but still entirely cozy and comfortable. It’s a short drive from the charming small town of Harpers Ferry and looks straight out of an A.A. Milne book.

The cozy treehouse is 20 feet off the ground and has an adorable deck overlooking a wooded hollow. The inside features natural, raw wood finishes and plenty of cozy accents, including colorful curtains draped across the walls, a sofa filled with plush pillows, and a second lofted sleeping area.

At night, you can check out the West Virginia stars from the comfort of your suspended deck or you can climb down to chill next to the outdoor fire pit.

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2. A Romantic Treetop Nest

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Photo: VRBO

Why you should stay: An isolated spot far above it all.

  • Location: Hico
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $265/night

When you want to get away with your favorite person, get far, far away, with in sweet treehouse ideal for couples who want to disconnect from the world for a weekend — and reconnect with one another.

You’ll reach the treehouse via a canopy bridge among the treetops. The French doors open into a the small, circular living space where you’ll have everything you need for a comfortable weekend away in the great outdoors.

Amenities include a hot tub, a wraparound deck, patio seating, an outdoor grill, and an indoor bathroom, which you won’t find in just every West Virginia treehouse.

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3. The Treehouse at GrinCamp

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Photo: Airbnb

Why you should stay: Basic waterfront retreat with room for extra guests and tents.

  • Location: Alderson
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $161/night

Why bother pitching a tent when you can climb a flight of stairs and find yourself in an expansive treehouse overlooking the Greenbrier River? There’s no sleeping on the hard ground when you book this woodsy rental. You get a comfortable, large treehouse bed in a studio space designed with high ceilings and a ceiling fan to keep you cool on summer evenings.

Of course, you likely won’t be spending much time inside at this treehouse as the outdoor surroundings will demand your attention, whether you’re grilling on the ground-floor deck, lounging in the hammock, or enjoying the low sounds of the river flowing just steps away from your bed. Oh, and extra guests can pitch a tent on property if you have a bigger crew. Just be sure to let the owner know before you arrive as it may change the price.

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Best Treehouse Alternative

4. lostrivermodern

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Why you should stay: Luxury living in the woods.

  • Location: Lost City
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $239/night

So your partner wants to spend the night in a treehouse in West Virginia but you’re more of a luxury traveler? Fortunately, compromise is easy with this prefab cabin that makes an excellent treehouse alternative. You’ll be immersed in nature but still have the style, luxury, and convenience of a hotel.

The cabin’s modern decor has sleek lines and minimalist accents in neutral tones. There’s loads of seating space, so you all can spread out outdoors, on the deck, in the kitchen, by the fire, in the living room — wherever.

If the home’s style wasn’t enough to convince you, you also get an outdoor hottub, a giant glass wall, and the chance to bring Fido (with permission.) There’s a $75 pet fee, though.

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5. Whimsical Walton Treehouse

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Why you should stay: Affordable treehouse near hip Charleston.

  • Location: Walton
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $60/night

Visiting Charleston, one of the largest cities in West Virginia, doesn’t mean you have to give up your dreams of enjoying some of the state’s best scenery. Take just a short drive outside the city to find this adorable treehouse on a farm you’ll have all to yourself.

Prepare to flash back to being 8 years old, ’cause this treehouse has exposed wood finishes similar to what you might see in a traditional kids’ treehouse, hand-painted signage, fairy lights, and a strict “members only” policy.

You’ll have to decide for yourself if you want to require a password for any visiting guests, such as the farm pup. When it’s time to climb down from your perch, you’ll have a hammock on the ground level.

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6. The Tuscany Treehouse

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Photo: Country Road Cabins

Why you should stay: Surprisingly large treehouse cabin near New River Gorge National Park.

  • Location: New River Gorge
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $195/night

Take your favorite log cabin and plop it on a tree branch and you’ve basically got the Tuscany Treehouse. It’s 20 feet off the ground but somehow still packs all of the space and amenities of a large log cabin into its location in the leaves.

With space aplenty for four traveling adults, it includes two beds, a full-size bathroom, a large-screen television, and even a kitchenette. Expansive windows let in plenty of natural light and you’ll have a private hot tub outside.

When you’re ready to leave your little wooded paradise, you’ll be happy to know you’re just a short drive from America’s newest national park: New River Gorge. Between the park and the surrounding area you’ll have plenty to fill your days, from zip lining and hiking to mountain biking to rock climbing.

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7. WV’s Wild Wonderful Treehouse

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Photo: Cabins at Pine Haven

Why you should stay: Classic treehouse with no need to climb stairs.

  • Location: Beaver
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $129/night

Treehouses — and a lot of outdoor-focused activities and accommodations, really — aren’t always the most accessible, but that’s luckily not the case with this West Virginia treehouse.

The cabin-like treehouse features a long flat ramp and is easy to reach since it’s part of a larger multi-cabin compound. That also makes it a great place to stay if your crew needs to rent multiple treehouses in West Virginia. Take note that you will need to go down stairs to reach the hot tub behind the home.

Another great perk? The treehouse is outfitted with heat and air so you’ll be comfortable year-round no matter what the weather.

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8. Buffalo Trail Treehouses

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Photo: Buffalo Trail Cabins

Why you should stay : Lots of treehouse options near an epic trail system.

  • Location: Bluefield
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $129/night

This treehouse, cottage, camping, and cabin compound features a wide selection of both rustic and log cabin-style treehouses across a large swath of land, making it an ideal place to book if you’re traveling with a group and you need to book lodging for everyone.

But the coolest part is that Buffalo Trail is designed with ATVers in mind. It’s on the Hatfield-McCoy Trails, the largest off-highway vehicle trail system in the world. There are more than 700 miles of trails on the official system and nearby for your 4×4, Jeep, dirt bike, or heck, even the mountain bike if you want to pedal.

There’s even a restaurant on-site, serving buffalo burgers (what else?) and more than 30 beers. And when you’re done having fun for the day, you can head back to your treehouse and rest up for another great day tomorrow. There’s parking for your vehicle of choice under each one.

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