What kid doesn’t dream of hanging out in their very own backyard treehouse? More than just wood nailed around a tree trunk, treehouses are places for fun and imagination. They’re where you hatch plans with your best friends and hide out to avoid your annoying little siblings. They can be as simple or as elaborate as you want, but we have to admit that there’s something especially impressive about a well-designed and well-built house in the trees. Some of the epic treehouses on this list are more like tree castles or tree mansions. They’re enough to make even parents a little jealous.
Check out our list of 16 treehouses that you can’t help but love.
Complete with trapdoor and multiple slides, this dad built his kids their ultimate treehouse for roughly $150!
Treehouses don’t need to be huge to be awesome. This simple take on a cozy cottage is perfect for any backyard.
There’s only one problem with this epic treehouse: How would you ever get the kids to leave?
Notice the big bay window on this epic treehouse. What a view!
This masterpiece looks like it belongs in a Disney movie, but it’s actually in some lucky kid’s backyard.
This is the absolute perfect way to utilize a hollowed out tree trunk.
A house high in the sky with a wrap around porch? Call my real estate agent.
That rope bridge alone is an example of incredible backyard building.
Between those big windows and the lake view, you might as well move out here full time.
This is a treehouse that’s truly fit for royalty.
This spiral staircase is incredible!
You could definitely get lost in the trees exploring all the rooms and decks of this masterpiece.
This cute and whimsical design is perfect for a kid with a big imagination.
We could hang out in this incredible treehouse all day.