25 Extreme Tree Houses for Kids

I adore treehouses for kids.

It might be because my dad built an extreme tree house in his backyard for the grandkids.  Each and every detail of the two-story masterpiece has been enjoyed over the years and grandma & grandpa’s house wouldn’t be the same without it!

25 Extreme Kids Tree Houses

Tree Houses for Kids

Red Tree House – This traditional tree house is perched on top of a group of trunks for a level and lovely play structure.  Photo from   ©iStock.com/Ekely.

Tree house with spiral slide – This is super magical with its green and purple paint.  But the escape route is my favorite part.

True Tree House – OK, so I admit that a TRUE tree house is completely supported by the tree.  This one makes the cut!

Tree house with swings underneath – I adore this lovely play place from our friend over at Living Locurto.  I just want to swing on that “under” porch swing all day!

Tree House with a Round View – This gorgeous treetop house has a round window and was made for a special boy.

25 Treehouses For Kids

Homemade Treehouse Home – The homemade-ness of this is modern and fun.  I would love to be playing here!  Photo from   ©iStock.com/patrickheagney.

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Backyard Treehouses

Garden Treehouse – I love this green tree house that is just tucked away in the edge of an amazing (award-winning) garden.  Doesn’t it just feel very Secret Garden to you?

Tree Cottage – I love this little cottage nestled in between 3 trees.  It just seems like a story book waiting to happen.

Four Trunk Fort – This fort-like tree house is perched high in 4 trunks.  Seems like the best backyard fort, ever!  Photo courtesy of   ©iStock.com/fotolinchen.

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Perfect Farm Tree House – Doesn’t this look like the best place to spend a summer afternoon?  I adore this one from   ©iStock.com/RonyZmiri.

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Treehouses for Kids

 A Wicker Tree House?  This treehouse is a complete work of art.

Enchanted Tree House – Three levels and a winding staircase…I want to move in.

Whimsical Home in the Tree – This is just precious.  I love the color combination and the multiple porches for a good lookout place from   ©iStock.com/fotolinchen.

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Red Roof Tree House – This is the sweetest backyard hideaway.  What a fun place to play house from   ©iStock.com/Kolupaev.

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Playhouse Treehouse – I love this one.  It is such a cute playhouse and then the bonus part is that it is up in the tree.  From   ©iStock.com/Cebas.

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Two-story Treehouse – This one looks large enough for the family to move into!  All sorts of fun inside courtesy of   ©iStock.com/Missisya.

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Next Door Treehouse – This high forest hideaway looks like it could be a duplex!  What fun to have a neighbor in the trees.  This photo is from   ©iStock.com/Foxtrot101.

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Rope Bridge Fort – This treehouse is so fun!  It has a rope bridge entry.  Now that is pretty cool stuff from   ©iStock.com/CampPhoto.

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Tree House Tours

Forest Perch – This simple platform amid the trees seems like the absolute best place for a secret picnic.

Bucket Tree House – We agree with this tree house…every tree house should have a pulley bucket!

House made of Trees – This is more of a tower, but I loved how it was nestled in the forest from   ©iStock.com/djordjenikolic.

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Tree Houses Around the World

The Tea House    – This tree house was designed specifically for tea.  I can’t think of a lovelier place for a party.

A-Frame Treehouse – I adore this one because it reminds me of the A-Frame vacation home we used to go to when I was a kid.  Picture from   ©iStock.com/architta.

Modern Treehouse – This might just be where I want to live.

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Indoor Tree House – And just when we thought the tree house had to be outside, check out this amazing indoor wonder!

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  1. I liked the whimsical home in the tree the most. looks safe for climbing too.and lovely colour combo.

  2. Wow! what a amazing tree houses idea! its truly amazing. I just glad to see it. Must say kids love it and it will bill built a memorable childhood for kids.

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