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Best Glamping Spot (2021)

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Glamping (also known as "glamorous camping") has been getting lots of attention in recent years. This form of campground lodging combines the minimalistic nature of camping with modern amenities and creature comforts. The 10 best glamping spots offer some of the best locations and amenities in the United States.

  • Out n' About Treehouse Treesort

    Out n' About Treehouse Treesort
    Cave Junction, OR

    Enjoy glamping in the treetops of southern Oregon at Out 'n' About Treehouse Treesort near Cave Junction. From 12 to 47 feet off the ground, enjoy sleeping and eating in a resort in the trees ("treesort"). Other "activitrees" on this 36-acre property include horseback riding, zip-lining, a fresh-water swimming pool, and a communal fire pit.
    Photo courtesy of Out n' About Treehouse Treesort

  • 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 Little Arrow Outdoor Resort

  • 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 Doug Merriam / Sandy Pines Campground

  • 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

  • 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

  • Alpenglow Luxury Camping

    Alpenglow Luxury Camping
    Glacier View, Alaska

    At Alpenglow Luxury Camping, guests spend the night in canvas glamping tents with private decks, handmade cedar hot tubs and Alaskan decor right near the Matanuska Glacier. Tents feature valley or woodland views, queen beds with down comforters and Adirondack chairs for soaking up the scenery. Daily breakfast is included in the rate.
    Photo courtesy of David Crane / Alpenglow Luxury Camping

  • Fancy Camps

    Fancy Camps

    Fancy Camps at Topsail Hill State Park in Florida is on the Gulf Coast near Santa Rosa Beach, about an hour's drive from Panama City. These luxury campsites provide fully furnished tents with real mattresses and linens, tables and chairs, and complete heating/cooling systems. The park offers biking, a swimming pool, and a camp store, among other amenities.
    Photo courtesy of krblokhin // Getty Images

  • Asheville Glamping

    Asheville Glamping
    Asheville, North Carolina

    Asheville Glamping offers a range of amenity-rich camping experiences, whether in a vintage trailer, dome, yurt, tipi, safari tent or treehouse. These rentals, spread across three sites within a 20-minute drive of Asheville, come with air conditioning, in-tent refrigerators and real mattresses, all with the playfulness of a campsite.
    Photo courtesy of Asheville Glamping

  • AutoCamp

    AutoCamp
    Multiple Locations

    AutoCamp offers glamping opportunities along the Russian River north of San Francisco and in Yosemite and Cape Cod. Guests can enjoy their stay in either a custom-made Airstream trailer or luxury glamping tent, which include amenities such as queen-sized beds with linens, fully equipped kitchens, walk-in showers, and decks and fire pits. 
    Photo courtesy of AutoCampFalmouth

  • 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

The top 10 winners in the category Best Glamping Resort are as follows:

  1. Out n' About Treehouse Treesort - Cave Junction, OR
  2. Little Arrow Outdoor Resort - Townsend, Tennessee
  3. Sandy Pines Campground - Kennebunkport, Maine
  4. Black Tree Resort - Lake George, Colorado
  5. Conestoga Ranch - Garden City, Utah
  6. Alpenglow Luxury Camping - Glacier View, Alaska
  7. Fancy Camps
  8. Asheville Glamping - Asheville, North Carolina
  9. AutoCamp - Multiple Locations
  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 resorts!

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