A tree house, a free house,
A secret you and me house,
A high up in the leafy branches
Cozy as can be house
A street house, a neat house
Be sure to wipe your feet house
Is not my kind of house at all-
Let’s go live in a tree house.
– Shel Silverstein
With Labor Day fast approaching, I’m already reminiscing about the loads of fun I had this summer. Here’s one thing I learned this season: kids love tree houses. I’m sure most of you veteran parents already knew this, but since I’m only three years into this parenting thing, I just this now remembered how magical a tree house can be. Ah…the squeals of glee and the hours spent in the branches! To whet your appetite for the infinite possibilities of next summer’s adventures, here are a few photos of some amazing tree houses. And they’re not just for kids; there’s a whole subculture of tree house hotels around the world where grown ups can hide out too!