10 Glamping Destinations to Splurge On
Ever wanted to experience the great outdoors, but with a few extra comforts? If so, glamping is for you! Glamping – also known as luxurious camping – is a unique way to explore the natural world without having to sacrifice all your creature comforts.
From log cabins in Hawaii to luxury tents in Colorado, there are incredible places throughout the United States where travelers can enjoy an unforgettable experience that offers modern amenities like hot showers, air conditioning, comfortable beds and even gourmet meals. Here’s our list of the top 10 spots across America where you can indulge in some serious luxury while still enjoying everything nature has to offer.
Treebones Resort in Big Sur, California
Set on a ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Treebones Resort offers luxury yurts equipped with comfortable bedding, heating and electricity. Outside, guests can relax in cozy deck chairs and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views. The resort also offers a heated pool, hot tub and outdoor sushi bar.
Under Canvas, Mount Rushmore, South Dakota
Under Canvas offers luxurious safari tents embarking from national park gateways. The Mount Rushmore location is known for its beautiful national parks, including Badlands, Wind Cave and Yellowstone. Guests will be able to enjoy comfortable beds, private bathrooms with hot showers and private patios. Additionally, the on-site restaurant offers a tasty campfire for a BBQ and s'mores.
Collective Hill Country, Wimberly, Texas
The Collective Hill Country tents are situated on 225 acres of Hill Country land with a private lake for swimming and nearby vineyards. There are several different luxury tent options, each with a comfortable queen or king bed, clawfoot tub and private deck that offer a picturesque lookout. Guests can also enjoy kayaking and fishing on the lake or visit one of the 18 vineyards that are only a few minutes away.
Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, Florida
Located in Central Florida, Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo lets guests live out their cowboy dreams.. The luxurious glamping tent lodging options combine outdoor adventure with modern-day convenience. Glampers will enjoy a full bathroom, air conditioning and an outdoor private fire pit for evening marshmallow roasting. During the day, guests can enjoy horseback riding, trap and skeet shooting or hang out in luxe teepees around the Ranch House.
C Lazy U Ranch, Granby, Colorado
This luxurious ranch resort offers an upscale adventure in the Rocky Mountains with beautiful cabins and glamping tents. Each tent is complete with a king bed, en-suite bathroom, private porch and mini-fridge stocked with complimentary snacks and beverages.
Activities include horseback riding, fly fishing, mountain biking, and scenic hiking. The ranch offers gourmet dining experiences for breakfast, lunch and dinner so there’s no need to leave the property for meals.
Fireside Resort, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Fireside Resort offers rustic-chic cabins and glamping tents just minutes away from Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole. The resort features modern amenities combined with the great outdoors.
Each glamping tent comes equipped with a fridge, microwave and coffee maker. The resort also offers free bike rentals during the summer – which is an enjoyable way to explore the nearby trails.
El Cosmico, Marfa, Texas
El Cosmico is a quirky, bohemian glamping experience providing a mix of trailers, yurts and teepees. The accommodations are elegant in décor and thoughtful in details.
The park has a communal outdoor kitchen and dining area by the campfire, an outdoor stage for concerts and events and a lifestyle auditorium hosting wellness and creative workshops.
The Resort at Paws Up, Montana
The Resort at Paws Up is a 37,000-acre luxury Montana ranch resort where guests can stay in log cabins, homes, or safari-style tents.
The resort offers endless activities, including fly fishing, horseback riding, and ATV tours. Paws Up also offers a kid's camp, so parents can relax and enjoy the adult activities.
The Lodge at Blue Sky, Utah.
Nestled within 3,500 acres of stunning parkland in a mountain valley near Park City, The Lodge at Blue Sky is a luxurious resort featuring glamping tents and cabins. Each accommodation offers a private fireplace, outdoor living space and cozy bedding.
Guests can enjoy the views by taking an air balloon or hiking the surrounding mountain ranges, then relaxing at the outdoor spa.
Pinnacles National Park, California
Pinnacle National Park offers visitors the opportunity to glamp with a stunning mountaintop view. The unique glamping experience includes safari-style tents elevated on custom-made wooden platforms. Each tent comes with a queen-sized bed, solar lighting and a communal outdoor firepit and seating area.