Cedar Creek Treehouse

at Mt. Rainier

Cedar Creek Treehouse Featured
in Magazines, Web sites and Books


We are featured in the 2016 Extraordinary Treehouses calendar ( Abrams Publishing, New York), and in Canadian Geographic 2016 Travel Magazine" as their top attraction in Washington State.

The Huffpost Travel Blog ran an article "10 Incredible Tree-House Hotels in the U.S." that talks about the "breathtaking views"available for visitors to the tree house.

Also, the treehouse was featured in an article in OnTrak Magazine as a place where you can "Wake Up in the Clouds Near Mt. Rainier".


This year Cedar Creek Treehouse was featured in these magazines:

Sierra Club Magazine

U.S. News

London Sunday Times

The Daily Mail

Condé Nast Traveler

Men's Health Magazine

Phoenix Magazine


--Condé Nast Traveler, July/August (Moscow, Russia)

--Seattle Met Magazine, July -- " The Ultimate Guide To Mt. Rainier National Park"

--501 Great Places To Stay (Bounty Books/ Octopus Publishing, London)


MSN Travel "Coolest tree house hotels".

Travel Tips - USAToday.com "10 Hotels You Should Know About."

OutsideOnline.com "The Best Treehouse Getaways."

CBS Seattle "Guide to Most Unique Hotels in WA."

Peter Greenberg rated our “crafty and creative” treehouse hotel one of “Five Unusual Holiday Hideaways around the World” ; in his piece 'Novel Noels'.

And more articles:

Choices Blog listed Cedar Creek Treehouse as one of "12 Fantastic Tree Houses From Across The World".

The treehouse was listed in the Vogue Daily,The Glamorous Girl's Guide to Camping."Let’s Go Glamping!"


A story on Smithsonian.com about Lodging in the Trees, Underwater and in the Ground on Feb. 19, 2010 lists Cedar Creek Treehouse if "a standard hotel room just won't cut it for your next vacation."
Cedar Creek Treehouse is top pick in Discovery.com Travel Channel "Eco-Friendly Lodging" category.


Cedar Creek Treehouse was featured on ABC's Good Morning America (July 30, 2009) as one of five unique lodgings in America by the editors of Travel & Leisure magazine


Cedar Creek Treehouse was highlighted in National Geographic Traveler magazine (July/August) as “one of the highest out there” in their Hotel Central feature entitled “Stairways To Heaven,” accompanied by a photo of our rainbow bridge and treehouse observatory.

In May, the treehouse was featured by Travel and Leisure Magazine in the article "World's Best Treehouse Hotels"

US Airways magazine (July) gave us top billing in their “All Over the Map” segment called “Travel Trend-Treetop Tranquility.”

Cedar Creek Treehouse is featured on Concierge.com , an online service of Condé NasteTraveler.


Sunset magazine (August) rated Cedar Creek Treehouse in their Top Ten “Dare To Dream” feature “Best Ways To Fulfill Your Travel Fantasies Today.

Singapore Airline’s travel magazine Silverkris.
Back in the USA, Men’s Journal (July issue) voted Cedar Creek Treehouse the “best motel room in the sky.”

We were also showcased in National Geographic Kids magazine (Oct. 2007) as an eco-vacation destination using solar power.


Seattle Metropolitan Magazine’s “The Getaways--Sleep in a Tree” (June 2006)
Puget Sound Business Journal’s “Travel & Excursions” (June 30, 2006)
Inland NW Homes & Lifestyles “From the Ground Up” (Oct./Nov. 2006)
Change Magazine (Houston, TX, June 2006)

First, in Spring 2006 – coming to a TV or magazine rack near you – Cedar Creek Treehouse will be featured in the March 2006 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine, which will examine the "nuts and bolts" construction techniques of both treehouses and staircases, the Rainbow Bridge, and an interview with builder Bill Compher.

Popular Mechanics magazine (“High Concept Cascades” March 2006)

Cedar Creek Treehouse is featured in a beautiful new book Treehouses by Paula Henderson and Adam Mornement

treehouse book


We were also ranked #1 by the 2005 Rand McNally Road Atlas (U.S. Canada and Mexico) as the "Most Unusual Place to Sleep." The competition included an undersea lodge, an ice hotel, castles, steamboats, lighthouses, and gypsy wagons.

We were also highlighted in Frontier Airlines' "Wild Blue Yonder" inflight magazine (May/June 2005)
Cedar Creek Treehouse currently appears in the English grammar textbook "Winners", published by Macmillan (2005) and used by young students around the world


The Independent (London, March 20, 2004) newspaper rates Cedar Creek Treehouse as One of the "5 Best Tree Houses" in the World!
The German magazine Five To Nine (Wirtschafts Woche) featured us in their Fall 2004 issue, with spectacular photos by Gabor Ekecs. `
Cedar Creek Treehouse was spotlighted inHGTV magazine, and Zink (Summer 2004 -- all you need to know about New York's weird fashion scene).
Newsweek magazine Tip Sheet (May 7, 2004) highlights Cedar Creek Treehouse.
Featured in Fodor travel guidebook (unusual getaways in America)


Reise & Priese (German travel magazine, Winter/Spring 2003) 2003 Two books--- "Ultimate Treehouses" (London) and Hip Hotels USA (New York)


Cedar Creek Treehouse bared it all in a revealing photo (between Elvis and Madonna ... their hotels, that is) for a travel feature in Playboy (June, 2002)
hip hotels July issue of Travel and Leisure; and USA Weekend (Sunday newspaper magazine, Sept. 1, 2002), who named us as one of the top five "Unusual and Experimental Lodgings" in the U.S.
Over in Amsterdam (truly the "City of Freedom"), KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) highlighted the treehouse in their November 2002 in-flight Magazine.
And finally, Herbert Ypma, world-class photographer and creator of Europe's " Hip Hotel" series, visited in September (see Observatory photo gallery), showcasing both treehouses in his book -- Hip Hotels --USA .


In Finland, GLORIA Magazine featured us in it's January 2001 issue with a full page story by Kimmo Kivarintta, with some great photos of his visit.


The treehouse appeared on the back cover of Fine Homebuilding magazine, July 1998 (Taunton Press).

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Cedar Creek Treehouse, P.O. Box 204, Ashford, WA 98304