Your vacation is not complete without an adventure to the great outdoors. While we appreciate everything nature has to offer, glamping makes the outdoors a little more manageable than traditional camping. Glamping offers outdoor lovers the chance to sleep under the stars, in comfort.
If you envision yourself being in tune with nature and sipping wine in your robe and slippers on the balcony of your treehouse, then glamping is for you. Here are the best glamping destinations across the United States. From safari tents to RVs to treehouses, you’ll want to keep these sites in mind when planning your next getaway.
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Location: Buellton, California
Price: From $125/night
You can say you almost roughed it by sleeping in an upscale safari tent at Flying Flags RV Resort and Campground. Tents include a real bed, television, and mountain views. If a luxury safari tent still isn’t your cup of tea, you can also stay in a renovated vintage trailer. Each type of accommodation has its own backyard and a grill or fire pit. Flying Flags RV Resort and Campground is located about two hours north of Los Angeles.
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Location: Glenmont, Ohio
Price: From $300/night
The Mohicans is a treehouse resort in the heart of Amish country in Ohio. The resort has nine unique treehouses, open-air entrances, and no lobby or common areas. A glimpse at what unique really means — treehouses include an airstream placed in the trees, hanging bridge entrances, floor-to-ceiling windows, two-story treehouses, and amazing forest views. Nearby activities include ziplining, Amish markets, canoeing, rafting, yoga, and mobile massages. The Mohicans is about an hour and a half northeast of Columbus.
Locations: Los Angeles and Seattle
Price: From $189/night
Experience the comforts of a boutique hotel packed into a van with Cabana. Cabana offers fully equipped vans to make things simple for adventure travelers. In addition to providing guests with helpful overnight resources, Cabana Concierge also will create a customized itinerary based on a questionnaire to identify your preferences. Cabana can be rented from Seattle and Los Angeles.
Read more: Seattle Travel Guide
Location: Queen Creek, Arizona
Price: From $155/night
Schnepf Farms is a 300-acre organic peach farm that offers glamping in 1950s-era auto trailers. Overnight glamping can be paired with farm activities such as seasonal you-pick flowers and produce, bike rentals, and in-the-kitchen baking demos. Nearby, guests can taste wine or take a clay art studio class or a guided astronomy course. Schnepf Farms is about an hour southeast of Phoenix.
Read more: Phoenix Travel Guide
Location: Brooklyn, New York, and multiple locations
Price: From $199/night
Getaway’s tiny cabins have one or two beds and are tiny, about 140 to 200 square feet tiny, and include everything you need and nothing you don’t. The best part is, every new Getaway booking results in planting one tree somewhere in the world. So far they have donated more than 23,000 trees. How it works: Select a city you want to escape from, all Getaway outposts are located within a three-hour (maximum) drive from the city. Getaway locations include Chicago, Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Boston, New York, Portland, Charlotte, Pittsburgh, Nashville, Houston, Cleveland, Los Angeles, San Antonio, Raleigh, and Washington, D.C.
Read more: New York Travel Guide
Location: San Francisco and multiple locations
Price: From $70/night
Glamping Hub is an online booking platform for luxurious and unique outdoor accommodations. The site features more tha 30 different types of glamping accommodations, everything from treehouses to tiny homes, cabins, domes, villas, and even private islands. Our favorites include this yurt near Yosemite National Park and this container home near Joshua Tree National Park.
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