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The Best Glamping Holidays Resorts in America

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If you love the idea of camping but don’t want to give up all of your creature comforts, then glamping holidays have got you covered. While the idea of glamping dates back to the 1300s when Turkish Ottomans built luxurious tent cities, the modern glamping movement began around 2005.

These days glamping helps you connect with nature and get away from it all without struggling with tents, sleeping bags and canned food. And if you’re dreaming of a glamping holiday in America there are some pretty incredible ways to go. Here’s a round up of some of the best.

The Resort at Paws Up, Montana

In an unspoiled wilderness near the Rocky Mountains in Montana, The Resort at Paws Up is a perfect setting for a safari-style glamping experience. From mid May until mid October there are six luxury campsites with gorgeous glamping tents complete with en suite bathrooms, including some with freestanding baths like you can see in the photo at the top of this story and below.

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You can organize a lake excursion, a day of adventure exploring the ranch resort on horseback, or a spa treatment at Spa Town. You can also have sundowners, a campfire, and long chats underneath a blanket of stars. And to really raise the bar, your Paws Up Glamping comes with a camping butler and chef. That will do nicely.

Resort at Paws up porch

Yellowstone Under Canvas, Montana

Another Montana glamping gem, Yellowstone Under Canvas offers three unique tent choice where guests can enjoy outdoor adventures in luxury and comfort. Tents include king-size beds, private bathrooms, and patio seats overlooking Yellowstone National Park, with the West Entrance to the park just 10 minutes away.

Start your day with a hearty breakfast before exploring the greenery and the wildlife in the national park. Yellowstone Under Canvas is open for travellers from late May through early September.

Yellowstone Under Canvas
Yellowstone Under Canvas interior

Sinya On Lone Man Creek, Texas

Organize a romantic glamping retreat in Texas Hill Country at Sinya on Lone Man Creek. This one-tent haven includes a king-size bed and soft sofa to lounge on after a big day out and about, a kitchenette for homecooked meals, and a bathroom with a freestanding bathtub.

Wake up to the sound of songbirds before a day of swimming and exploring before discovering the charms of the nearby village of Wimberley.

Claw foot bathtub and shower at Sinya on Lone Man Creek in Texas, image Al Arqueta
Glamping holidays with style at Sinya on Lone Man Creek in Texas, image credit Mark Lochridge

Mustang Monument, Nevada

Reconnect with nature and your loved ones at the Mustang Monument in Nevada where their beautiful glamping tipis offer a memorable way to stay with all-inclusive packages for families and groups.

Experience outdoor fun and adventure in the countryside where you can learn about the area’s rich history and natural splendours, and if you’re lucky you may even see some wild mustangs galloping past.

Mustang Monument tipis
Mustang Monument, Nevada Reconnect with nature and your loved ones at the Mustang Monument in Nevada. Their beautiful glamping tipis offer superior accommodation with an all-inclusive package for families and groups.   Experience outdoor fun and adventure in the countryside where you can learn about the area’s rich history, and natural splendours, and may even see wild mustangs galloping past

Westgate River Ranch, Florida

Planning a family getaway is easy peasy at Westgate River Ranch. Located near Polk County, Florida, this sophisticated ranch has a wide array of accommodations that sleep up to eight guests at a time.

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Glamping options include Luxe Teepees with a full bathroom and walk-in shower, safari tents with rocking chairs on the front porch, and wagons that sleep up to six. All of the Westgate River Ranch glamping includes private bathrooms, air conditioning, heating, mini-refrigerators, and your own personal glamping concierge to help organize horseback riding and other adventures beside the Kissimmee River.

Westgate River Ranch Resort tent

Treebones, California

Nature and luxury come together at this premier California glamping experience by Treebones. Explore the beauty of the Big Sur Coast before coming home to spend the night in a yurt, or if you’re after something truly unusual, Treebones’ Human Nest or Twig Hut.

As the name suggest, the Human Nest is a huge, people-sized nest with the added comfort of a full-sized futon pad, while the Twig Hut is a hand-woven piece of art that sleeps two. Both have been created by Big Sur artist Jayson Fann and both could have you sleeping with wildlife who also like to pop into these inviting spaces.

Treebones Resort nest
Treebones Resort Autonomous Tent

The Ranch at Rock Creek, Montana

Whether you’re looking for a romantic gateway, family retreat, or a group trip for friends, The Ranch at Rock Creek has something special waiting for you. This Montana glamping escape has four ways to stay: the Classic Canvas Cabins, Family Canvas Cabins, Trapper Cabin, and Sweet Grass Cabins, all styled uniquely with great amenities for your comfort.

Experience pioneer history, scenic wilderness, and being out and about in nature with mountain biking and hiking on the menu before coming back to sit around the fire pit under the glistening night sky.

Ranch at Rock Creek Sweet Grass
Ranch at Rock Creek Trapper Cabin

Under Canvas Moab, Utah

The award-winning Under Canvas Moab has waved its magic wand over the camping experience with their safari-inspired accommodations. Located near the Arches National Park in Utah, guests can pick the basic tent with a shared bathroom or the luxury tent with en suite bathrooms and extra touches.

Adventure awaits the moment you wake up. You can go hiking, mountain climbing, biking, or explore the scenic plateaus with the help of experienced coordinators. Arrange a barbeque grill and relax in front of the fire pit when the sun goes down and the stars come out.

Under Canvas Moab tent view
Under Canvas Moab

Zion Wildflower, Utah

With the breathtaking Zion National Park as a backdrop, the Zion Wildflower Resort is a beautiful place to be from sun up until sundown when the night sky takes over the show.

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This Utah glamping resort features beautifully crafted wagons with modern touches including king-size and bunk beds.  Guests can also choose the Single Pole Canva tents or the hotel-like comfort of their private bungalows, and whichever way you sleep you’ll wake up to the sounds of nature and the joy of having Zion National Park on your doorstep.

Zion Wildflower tent
Zion Wildflower Covered Wagon

Prairie Palace Covered Wagon, Arkansas

Say giddy-up to a memorable glamping experience as you time travel to the wild west in the Prairie Palace Covered Wagon.

This Covered Wagon is set in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, where early settlers used to travel for trade. Unlike the early settlers, your wagon includes a soft queen bed, heat and air insulation, a private bathroom, and a hot tub. And when you want to do a spot of outdoor cooking there’s a charcoal grill and a fire pit ready to roll.

Prairie Palace Covered Wagon glamping
Prairie Palace Covered Wagon glamping interior

Under Canvas Acadia, Maine

Another top glamping spot from the Under Canvas team, the Under Canvas Acadia in Maine offers a range of luxury tents that can sleep anywhere from a cozy two up to a very social seven.

The camp has direct access to the pristine waterfront and is nice and close to the Acadia National Park so you can go exploring the magnificent landscapes. En suite bathrooms, king-size beds, campfires, and healthy meal choices add to your glamping comforts.

Under Canvas Acadia interior
Under Canvas Acadia

The Look Out at Chill Hill, New York

A private hideaway just for two, this Tentrr glamping getaway will help you get away from it all. Including other glampers.

New York’s The Look Out at Chill Hill includes all of the essentials that you’ll need, though if you fancy dining out you can always explore the nearby town of Lake Georges. Guests can also enjoy a Pontoon Boat Tour for an additional fee.

The Look out at Chill Hill view
The Look out at Chill Hill

Texas Glamp Camp, Texas

In Montgomery, Texas the Texas Glamp Camp is another Tentrr creation that sleeps up to four people at a time. Found beside a peaceful pond, the glamping site includes a swing to chill out on, Giant Jenga to let your competitive side out to play and a whole lot of waterbirds to watch.

Barbecue up your dinner under the stars before taking a seat around the fire pit and falling asleep to the sounds of nature.

Texas Glamp Camp

The Camp at Gash Creek, Montana

While it may sound a little bit like a horror movie title, The Camp at Gash Creek is happily a much more welcoming place to stay with a lovely big glamping tent for two.

The luxurious tent is decorated with vintage finds collected by the owners, and includes a memory foam-topped queen bed inside, and a bathhouse with fluffy towels, shower, toilet and a washer and dryer just 100 feet away.

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The camp kitchen comes complete with stove top, mini fridge, coffee maker and toaster, while outside you can relax in one of the lounge chairs around a large gas fire pit.

When it’s time to go exploring the nearby Montana wilderness includes waterfalls and hikes, while you can go fly fishing, rafting, kayaking or swimming in the Bitterroot River.

The Camp at Gash Creek bed
The Camp at Gash Creek

And that’s an American glamping wrap. If you have another great find that we haven’t shared yet do let us know, and we hope you have a great time getting your glamp on.

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