TreeHouse Point: The Treetop Getaway For Grown-Ups

Whether you’re a kid at heart, a kid in actuality or just someone who always wanted to live like an Ewok, you’ll understand the “primordial magic of treehouses.” So says the preface to a 2013 New York Times interview with Pete Nelson, a former house builder who now plies his trade slightly above ground level.

Nelson founded a treehouse design and supply firm in the 1990s before opening his own honest-to-goodness treehouse hotel in 2006. The hotel, TreeHouse Point, features six treehouses spread over four acres of forest in Issaquah, Washington.

Given the hotel’s uniqueness and all-around awesomeness, reservations have become increasingly hard to come by. While you may not be able to book one of TreeHouse Point’s arboreal abodes for this year’s summer vacation, you can at least get a taste of treehouse living and learn its surprising ins and outs in the gallery below:

TreeHouse Point Big Tree
TreeHouse Point Foggy Forest
TreeHouse Point Windows
TreeHouse Point Deck
TreeHouse Point: The Treetop Getaway For Grown-Ups
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For more of the world's most fascinating treehouses, tour Italy's five-story urban behemoth and the even larger one (in fact, the largest in the world) located in the woods of Tennessee.

John Kuroski
John Kuroski is the assistant editor of All That Is Interesting.
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