The 10 Most Secluded Glamping Spots in the US For Your Next Getaway
At one point glamping, aka glamorous camping, felt like an unimaginable concept. Glamour and camping? The two just don't mix. But as more and more people want an escape to nature without truly having to "rough it," glamping is now one of the trendiest ways to vacation.
Yes, glamping does mean sleeping in a tent. But the tent is typically very luxurious and often involves heating, running water, and even indoor plumbing. Glamping is one of the fastest-rising means of luxury travel, and it doesn't appear to be phasing out any time soon. Glamping sites are popping up across the United States, near national parks, scenic rural areas, and mountains with gorgeous hikes. So if you're looking to get away without giving up all of your beloved amenities, try one of these 10 secluded glamping sites in the US.
The Resort at Paws Up in Greenough, Montana
The Resort at Paws Up is one of the sites that put glamping on the map. The resort has amenities for couples, families, and large groups, and is surrounded by 37,000 acres of "pristine" nature. Glampers have access to 100 miles of trails, 10 miles of the Blackfoot River, and 1.5 million acres of the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area nearby. It's perfect for hiking, fly-fishing, horseback riding, and so much more.
Conestoga Ranch at Bear Lake, Utah
Conestoga Ranch has tents that sleep up to six people, so are perfect for couples and small groups. Scenic Bear Lake is surrounded by cavernous mountains which makes for unique hikes where you can find (and keep) fossils. Glampers can also go on some less strenuous hikes, go horseback riding, or relax at the beach.
Ventana Big Sur in Big Sur, California
For an extravagant and romantic vacation, try Ventana Big Sur. The adults-only resort nestled in a redwood canyon provides wine and beer, fire pits, and lanterns — essentially everything you need for a cozy getaway (or honeymoon).
East Wind in Windham, New York
This hotel in the Catskill Mountains offers a Scandinavian approach to glamping. Cabins come with wool blankets, hooded Pendleton robes, and access to a sauna. Best of all, pets are allowed, so you don't have to leave your furry friend at home.
Under Canvas in Multiple Locations
Under Canvas provides safari-style tents in secluded areas near many of the national parks, including Acadia, the Great Smoky Mountains, Zion, the Grand Canyon, Moab, and Yellowstone. Perfect for hikers, Under Canvas provides amenities like fire pits, snacks, and picnic areas for tired glampers after a long day.
Camp'd Out in Multiple Locations
Camp'd Out is an innovative company that makes glamping even easier, if that's possible. Perfect for large groups, all you do is book the location and describe your event, and Camp'd Out takes care of the rest.
Collective Retreats in Multiple Locations
If one word can describe Collective Retreats, it's luxury. Your stay includes enormous king-size tents, spa baths, and world-class farm-to-table dining. And with locations in New York, Texas, Colorado, and Montana, you're sure to find a location that fulfills your nature needs.
Safari West in Santa Rosa, California
Safari West, nicknamed "the Sonoma Serengeti," brings safari wildlife to your camping experience. After spending the day with giraffes, cheetahs, kookaburras, and more, you can spend the night in a tent imported from Botswana, complete with a private viewing deck.
Westgate River Ranch in Lake Wales, Florida)
Westgate River Ranch is calling all cowboys. Glampers can experience "one of the last untouched pieces of Florida wilderness" at this real life dude ranch. There's horseback riding, a rodeo, archery, and more.