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Best Glamping Spot (2022)

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Glamping, or "glamorous camping," has received a lot of attention in recent years. This form of campground lodging combines the minimalistic nature of camping with modern amenities and creature comforts. These glamping spots offer some of the best locations and amenities in the United States. 

  • Conestoga Ranch

    Conestoga Ranch
    Garden City, Utah

    At Utah’s Conestoga Ranch, glampers stay in luxury tents or pioneer wagons, all outfitted with electricity, heaters, private patios and Adirondack chairs. Guests enjoy campfire valet service, complimentary access to cruiser bikes, BBQ tents with charcoal grills and dishwashing stations, resort-wide wifi and a host of outdoor activities.
    Photo courtesy of Dirk Collins / Conestoga Ranch

  • Kimberly Creek Retreat

    Kimberly Creek Retreat
    Ashland, Nebraska

    Locally owned and operated, Kimberly Creek offers 22 acres of glamping accommodations midway between Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska. Their variety of cabins, pods, and geodomes designed for two to eight guests are equipped with heating and air conditioning, propane grills and fire pits, a kitchenette, and en suite bathrooms with private showers. Enjoy a winter snowfall from the comfort of a 20- or 24-foot geodesic dome, or spend some summertime with family in a 1,000 square foot cabin with a full-length deck, outdoor hot tub, and gazebo.
    Photo courtesy of Chris H Petersen

  • Little Arrow Outdoor Resort

    Little Arrow Outdoor Resort
    Townsend, Tennessee

    This camping resort in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains features RV sites, cabins and glamping tents. Luxury tents come with heating and air conditioning, plush bedding, private bathrooms, separate living spaces and a small kitchen. All guests enjoy access to a coffee lounge, swimming pool, splash pad, dog park, playground, laundry facilities, basketball court and a community fire pit.
    Photo courtesy of Sean Fisher - Of Tennessee

  • Sandy Pines Campground

    Sandy Pines Campground
    Kennebunkport, Maine

    Elevated camping takes several forms at Sandy Pines Campground in Maine. Guests can stay in vintage trailers, Conestoga wagons, domes, huts and glamping tents, all equipped with king or queen beds, heat and air conditioning, fire pits, outdoor dining areas. The campground also has a heated saltwater pool, playground, lawn games, laundry facilities and water sports equipment for rent.
    Photo courtesy of Douglas Merriam

  • Beaver Island Retreat

    Beaver Island Retreat
    Beaver Island, Michigan

    Accessible only by boat or plane, this resort on remote Beaver Island in Lake Michigan offers a unique luxury experience in the heart of nature. Guests will enjoy a two- to five-person safari tent with a queen memory foam mattress with bamboo sheets, custom furniture, and a private porch. The kitchen and guest laundry area are open 24 hours a day; you can cook on the charcoal grill at your tent, visit the pavilion’s fully equipped bar, or dine in any of the island’s eight restaurants. The private bathhouses spoil you with high-quality fixtures, thick bath towels, and all-natural bath bars. 10Best Travel Expert Nicky Omohundro adds, “The resort practices green initiatives including solar power.”
    Photo courtesy of CapturedGlimpses

  • The Destination

    The Destination
    Dadeville, Alabama

    When Skip and Rhonda planned their dream destination experience on 80 acres in Alabama, their goal was to keep the “glamourous” in glamping. Their four eclectic Safari Tents on raised wood platforms are fully furnished, air-conditioned, sleep up to six guests, and include refrigerators, microwaves, real bathrooms, hot tubs, outdoor grills, and ample deck space. With 40,000 acres, nearby Lake Martin offers excellent fishing and water recreation, and city attractions aren’t far away - they just seem like it.
    Photo courtesy of Matt Sanders

  • Black Tree Resort

    Black Tree Resort
    Lake George, Colorado

    “High end meets high country” at Black Tree, a luxury camping resort in Colorado. Tents are spaced out with privacy in mind and come outfitted with queen size beds, Pendleton blankets, electricity and access to private bathrooms. Stays include three meals of Colorado cuisine, including a to-go lunch option perfect for exploring the outdoors.
    Photo courtesy of Black Tree Resort

  • Flamingo Eco-tents

    Flamingo Eco-tents
    Everglades National Park, Florida

    10Best Travel Expert Rob Taylor of 2TravelDads tells us, “Less glamorous than other glamping spots, the Flamingo Eco Tents are a unique way to stay within Everglades National Park.” Located at the southern tip of mainland Florida, Flamingo’s safari-style eco-tents boast expansive awnings, oversized windows, and electricity on an elevated platform to enjoy the Everglades in style. They offer furnished beds and other amenities from November through April. In the off-season, you can bring your own camping gear. Nearby Flamingo Marina provides boat tours of the Everglades, or you can rent a houseboat, kayak, canoe, or bike to chart your own course.
    Photo courtesy of romrodinka // Getty Images

  • Terramor

    Terramor
    Bar Harbor, Maine

    Glamping at Terramor on an island near Acadia National Park in Maine means one of their five tents with private bathrooms, wood floors, porches, overhead fans, outdoor showers, and bunk beds for two to five people each. Stop by the Lodge for blueberry pancakes with Maine maple syrup, grab lunch to go for your day’s sojourns, pick up the essentials for grilling dinner, or sample local microbrews and spirits to cap off the evening. Your hosts at Terramor also organize memorable experiences from lobster boils, fresh oysters, yoga and regional musical artists, and s’mores by the campfire made with local maple syrup, homemade biscuits, and blueberries.
    Photo courtesy of Douglas Rissing // Getty Images

  • Inn Town Campground

    Inn Town Campground
    Nevada City, California

    Inn Town Campground at Nevada City, California, offers glamping trips surrounded by pine trees and the sounds of nature. Each glamping tent is furnished with unique pieces, and includes bedside lamps, beds with fresh linens and heated mattress pads, electricity, fans, and a private deck. Other campground amenities include a camp store, laundry, WiFi, and a swimming pool.
    Photo courtesy of Inn Town Campground

  1. Conestoga Ranch - Garden City, Utah
  2. Kimberly Creek Retreat - Ashland, Nebraska
  3. Little Arrow Outdoor Resort - Townsend, Tennessee
  4. Sandy Pines Campground - Kennebunkport, Maine
  5. Beaver Island Retreat - Beaver Island, Michigan
  6. The Destination - Dadeville, Alabama
  7. Black Tree Resort - Lake George, Colorado
  8. Flamingo Eco-tents - Everglades National Park, Florida
  9. Terramor - Bar Harbor, Maine
  10. Inn Town Campground - Nevada City, California

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

Congratulations to all these winning glamping spots!

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