We stayed two nights at the Lilly Pad because the larger treehouses at the main resort were booked. The Lilly Pad is about a mile from the main resort and has its own cooking area, enclosed by mosquito netting. The tree house is up high (but we used the pulley system to hoist all of our bags up, even the heaviest ones). It's quite an experience looking out the windows and seeing nothing but trees. Sandy, the proprietor, cooked us wonderful breakfasts both mornings. My kids loved Score, the Lilly Pad dog who kept watch over us. It was so quiet that the first morning we nearly slept through breakfast!
We squeezed five people into the Lilly Pad, so with our bags there was hardly an inch to spare (we were warned it would be tight). There is a queen sized bed and bunkbeds, plus a cot and mat. The toilet is just in the treehouse with a curtain around it, and the shower is down by the cooking area, so you have to plan your bathroom breaks to avoid walking up and down the hill over and over.
We did the ziplining and Tarzan Swing at the main resort. The guides were friendly, knowledgeable, and fun. We did the half course zip (6 lines), which was just enough. The Tarzan Swing is quite an experience - they pull you up 55 feet into a tree then you let go and swing like crazy.
The main resort seems like more of a camping experience, so if you want a little seclusion, I'd recommend the Lilly Pad.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Out'n'About boasts the largest concentration of rentable treehouses we know of in the world! We cater to families with children of all ages from age 1 to 100 who love new adventures with maximum fun and safety. Some have called it Glamping (glamorous camping) in the trees! Whether you like life out on a limb or something closer to the ground, we have numerous activities for everything from the most calm repose or gentle horse ride to maximum adrenaline pumping action on our ziplines and giant swing. We hope to see you aloft! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Out `n` About Treesort Hotel Cave Junction