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Photo courtesy of Kathryn Wallentine

Who needs a hotel when you could be "glamping" — a mashup of glam camping — in an up-north lakeside treehouse?

Why we love it: This one-bedroom treehouse on the banks of Dixon Lake in the Chippewa National Forest has water, electricity, a half-bath, wifi and peace and quiet. Enjoy the screened-in view from inside or use the provided kayaks and paddle boat to get out on the water.

First things first: You'll have to climb the spiral staircase up to your private deck and take a rope bridge to the entrance door.

  • Of note: No kitchen, heat, AC or shower, hence the camping part.

Details: The cabin sleeps two and is available through Airbnb or owner Kathryn Wallentine's website.

  • But, but, but: Act fast — Only a few dates are left this summer.
Photo courtesy of Kathryn Wallentine
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Why it matters: Investors are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into ticketed experiences — immersive, interactive museum-like spaces that don't have the d0-not-touch stuffiness of traditional museums.

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Daniel Foote testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on May 26, 2016. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

The Special Envoy for Haiti on Wednesday resigned from his position, writing in his resignation letter obtained by PBS that he "will not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees."

Why it matters: Ambassador Daniel Foote's resignation comes amid heightened anger over the treatment of Haitian migrants and asylum-seekers living in a temporary encampment in Del Rio, Texas — especially after images surfaced of Border Patrol agents whipping at the migrants from horseback.

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