Stinson Beach, CA
This beach-side escape features a unique, Japanese inspired design, and comes completely engulfed within a wooded area. With the absence of a wide variety of major appliances, it’s essentially like camping.
This exotically-decorated yurt is one of the more ornate alternatives for a glamping experience. After all, with a pool, sauna, and onsite massage, it’s essentially a spa-retreat. The 1.5 bedroom yurt can accommodate up to 8 guests and even features a spot for gold panning.
Topanga Canyon, CA
Waterfalls, ponds, and a tropical themed surround complete this ingeniously decked rental. The multi-level property features a slew of fascinating spots including a teepee for lounging, hammocks, patio decks, and sweeping views of the surrounding canyon. Yep, glamping doesn’t get better than this.
Situated just 30 minutes from Aspen, this safari tent comes complete with a king size bed, electric stove, and even a bathroom (with a hot shower) at a barn nearby.
Located in the southern Catskill Mountains, this geo dome is about as close to sleeping outdoors you can get, without actually sleeping outdoors. The BYOB (bring your own bed) space makes it optimal for parties or sleepovers, and comes with a fully stocked kitchenette just a few steps outside.
Fern Forest, HI
For those who prefer a more elevated (literally and figuratively) approach to camping, this one’s for you. This secluded bamboo treehouse features 360 degree views of a lush jungle surround, an impeccably designed interior, and a promise of an off-the-grid experience sans the absence of modern amenities.
Nestled within the heart of the Moab desert, this safari-inspired retreat comes with all the comforts of a luxurious camping experience. The tent is furnished with a king size bed, dresser, and even has the option of renting out a neighboring teepee for the little ones!
This furnished wall tent sits on a working farm and boasts all the makings of a rustically luxurious escape. The site comes with a fully equipped kitchen, hot showers, and a nearby farm store with fresh produce!