The 10 best glamping locations around US national parks
Not all National Park experiences call for roughing it. Glamping – or “glamourous camping” – lets you enjoy creature comforts while getting close to nature. Here are a few glamping sites near National Parks across the country.
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Fireside Resort Cabins, Wyoming
Enjoy the outdoors sustainably and comfortably at Fireside Resort Cabins in Wilson, Wyoming. The LEED-certified cabins offer modern luxuries and thoughtful decor near Yellowstone National Park.
Moab Springs Ranch, Utah
Located just minutes outside Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, Moab Springs Ranch is a locally owned, eco-friendly resort. They can accommodate groups of many sizes and offer walking, hiking and biking trails onsite.
Tiny Town Cabins, Colorado
For a typical Colorado-style cabin experience, stay at Tiny Town Cabins at Trout Haven Resorts outside Rocky Mountain National Park. The 19 individual cabins offer a blend of modern amenities and historic architecture.
Lazy Z Resort, California
Set in the mountains near Yosemite National Park, Lazy Z Resort is a family-owned retreat offering 13 cottages on 40 acres of woodland. They also feature a rustic clubhouse filled with family heirlooms and a swimming pool.
Treetop Hideaways, Georgia
Located at the Georgia-Tennessee border, Treetop Hideaways has two treehouses made of reclaimed wood with heated floors, walk-in showers and fast internet. Nearby, explore Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.
Glacier Bay Lodge, Alaska
Glacier Bay Lodge is the only accommodation available within Alaska's remote Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. It offers spectacular views and easy access to day cruises that show off the Alaskan scenery and wildlife.
Sunshine Key Tiny House, Florida
The tiny cottages in the village feature all the comforts of home cleverly arranged in a small space. Only steps from the beach, the location also makes day trips to Everglades and Biscayne National Parks a breeze.
Falling Waters, North Carolina
The yurts at Falling Waters Nantahala provide an alternative to cabins. They have 8 yurts across 22 acres. Enjoy their domed skylights and private decks when not exploring nearby Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
The Castle House Estate, California
Just outside of Joshua Tree National Park, The Castle House Estate is a unique glampground with yurts, trailers, and guard towers visitors can stay in. The estate also offers incredible stargazing opportunities.
Shash Diné Eco Retreat, Arizona
Guests stay can on the Navajo Nation near Grand Canyon National Park in one of the retreat's Bell Tents, cabins, shepherd huts, or Navajo Hogans, which are traditional dwellings of the Navajo with earthen floors.
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