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Glamp Life: Camping in Comfort & Style

If your idea of getting in touch with nature doesn’t involve a claustrophobia-inducing tent, a trip to the chiropractor following a weekend of sleeping on the hard ground, or communal showers with 50 of your closest campground friends and neighbors, glamping might be for you. Here are some unique, novel, and downright wacky ways to experience the Great Outdoors.

Cabin

Camping Cabin

Image credit: KOA.com

Long a welcome tent alternative at managed campgrounds and parks, the cabin has been a glamping option since before the term was coined. Whether you decide to keep it rustic with a just-the-basics log camping cabin or lean into luxury with a clawfoot tub and private deck overlooking the ocean, there’s a cabin out there for you.

Travel Trailer

Woman in Trailer

Image credit: Autocamp.com

Harkening back to the days of the great American road trip, campers and trailers allow glampers to go retro in style, with modern updates and amenities. Features range from luxurious (think walk-in showers, flat-screen TVs, and hotel linens) to full kitsch (decor styled after old Hollywood set trailers), and everything in between.

Treehouse

Treehouse in Africa

Image credit: Lionsands.com

Decidedly more elegant than the homemade hideouts of your youth, treehouse glamping options keep popping up around the globe. Adventurers can zipline through and sleep among the trees in the Costa Rican rainforest, gain a new perspective on lions and zebras in the South African savannah, or de-stress in the whimsical woods of the Pacific Northwest, among other high-flying options.

Yurt

Yurts in the Woods

Image credit: Treebonesresort.com

Originally designed as portable, sustainable housing for the ancient nomads of Mongolia and the surrounding region, yurts have gone from relative obscurity in America to a glamping staple in recent years. Far and away from their humble beginnings, modern yurt experiences let you camp in comfort from coast to coast (or in your own backyard) with amenities like air conditioning, eat-in kitchens, and king-sized beds.

Boat

Sailboat

Image credit: Glampinghub.com

If glamping isn’t quite adventurous enough for you, why not give “gloating” a try? From houseboats and yachts to floating cabins and sailboats, watercraft camping puts you in touch with nature in a completely unique way. Many lodging options come with gear so you can kayak, fish, snorkel and scuba — some even come with their own charter captain so you can really cruise.

Even More Glamping

Safari Tent Bedroom

Image credit: Duntonrivercamp.com

Our research tells us that, for the most part, if it’s a structure, someone somewhere has figured out how to use it for glamping. In addition to the array of options listed above, nature-lovers can glamp in tiny pods, igloos, safari tents, teepees, shipping containers… even covered wagons and caves are available to make your wildest glamping dreams come true.

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