You don’t have to be a child to appreciate the wooded beauty of these forested homes.

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The builders forgot the rope ladder, but otherwise it’s a flawless design.

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A 92-square-foot tree house with a 100-square-foot terrace in the backyard of a house in Münster, Germany. More info here.

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The Teahouse Tetsu in Yamanashi, Japan was designed by architect Terunobu Fujimori.

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At three stories, Revelstoke’s Enchanted Forest tree house is the tallest of its kind in British Columbia.

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Bonus points for the spiral staircase and rooftop patio.

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A loft-style cabin on stilts.

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This restaurant tree house is situated 33 feet up a redwood tree in a forest north of Auckland, New Zealand. It was built as part of a marketing stunt for Yellow Pages. “The advertising campaign set out to surprise people and help them see Yellow in a different light,” the designers explain on their website.

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Designed and built by Pete Nelson, the above is one of 11 unique tree houses that make up TreeHouse Point, a vacation getaway 22 miles outside Seattle.

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This is not so much a tree house as it is a regular house built around a tree. A design concept we’ve seen and applauded before.

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“The HemLoft is a self-funded secret creation that I built on crown land in Whistler, Canada,” the builder explains on his website. Of course, because the structure is on government-owned land, its fate is up in the air.

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Designed by Lukasz Kos, 4Treehouse is constructed around four trees near Lake Muskoka in Ontario. “At night the tree house takes on a cocoon like quality when the lit skin transforms the surface into a lantern suspended from the forest,” the project website explains.

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Built in and around a Sangrillo tree in Costa Rica, this tree house hotel is located on a 10-acre oceanfront property on the famous Punta Uva beach.

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Colorado’s Crystal River Tree House was designed and built by Green Line Architects’ resident tree house expert David Rasmussen.

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According to the Reddit community, this foliage-capped tree house is located in India.

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A look at the Tree House Hideaway at Kent Cottage Holiday in the UK. Nightly rates start from $260 USD.

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A set of three tree houses connected by a rope bridge in Atlanta, Georgia. The romantic fort is available for on Airbnb for $319 a night.

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A home design your inner child and outward adult can agree on.

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