This upscale campsite has tents equipped with a bed and fine linens, battery-operated lanterns, and comfortable furniture—there’s also a shared campsite bath house with modern amenities. Guests can take advantage of the spa or yoga classes at the resort, or explore the vineyards and hiking trails of the Finger Lakes region. Your stay includes complimentary breakfast and happy hour tastings.
In gorgeous Santa Barbara, El Capitan Canyon offers cabins, safari tents, or yurts all located along a creek. The tents are furnished with a bed, nightstands, a desk, a storage trunk, a small heater, and electric lamps. Included with the rates are bike rentals, yoga classes, summer concerts, and Saturday night barbecues.
This resort will transport you back to the Wild West, but without having to “rough it.” The glamping canvas cabins feature bedroom and living areas with rustic furniture, and an attached bathroom. The rate is all-inclusive, so guests can enjoy housekeeping service, various meals and unlimited beverages, guided activities and equipment rentals, and bike rentals. If you can't get out there during the summer, the resort also offers glamping during winter.
Rates: Starts at $900 per night (per person, plus 20% ranch fee, minimum two-guest occupancy), theranchatrockcreek.com.
4 of 8Dunton River Camp
Dunton River Camp in Cresto Ranch, Colorado
At this luxury ranch, guests can either stay in mountain tents, with views of the San Miguel Mountains, or river tents, which are adjacent to the Dolores River. Each tent is equipped with an ensuite bathroom, gas stove, telephone and Wi-Fi, and two mountain bikes. There are plenty of outdoor activities to do like hiking and fly-fishing, plus spa packages and private yoga classes.
If you’re the adventurous type, this lodge offers enough options to satisfy. Activities include hiking, kayaking, rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking, and fly-fishing. Glamping tents are outfitted with a king-sized bed, a wood stove, and best of all, an iron-claw bathtub.
This is next-level glamping—each campsite at the resort (there are five overall in different locations) is assigned a camping “butler,” who can help to plan activities and itineraries and start a fire for you, plus a chef who will prepare meals for the entire camp. Each safari-like tent has amenities like an ensuite bathroom, a comfortable bed, air conditioning, and cell and Internet service. Included with your rate are equipment rentals for fishing and sports, pony rides, mountain bike rentals, and various workshops.
Rates: Starts at $1195 per night (double occupancy, one-bedroom tent), pawsup.com.
7 of 8The Shawnee Inn
Shawnee Inn in Shawnee on Delaware, Pennsylvania
The glamping site is located in the middle of the Delaware River, so guests have to travel by canoe to get to their destination. You’ll get your own bell tent, breakfast and evening snacks included, and a camp attendant to answer any questions and light and tend the campfire. If you don’t want to be so isolated, there’s a riverside glamping location on the North Lawn of the resort.
Rates: Starts at $185 per night (per person, for island glamping), shawneeinn.com.
8 of 8Yellowstone Under Canvas
Yellowstone Under Canvas in West Yellowstone, Montana
Located six miles from Yellowstone, it’s a great option to relax after a day of exploring the national park. The camp also offers activities like kayaking, ATV tours, and zip lining. Inside your tent are a bed, rugs and furniture, and a wood burning stove—you can also opt for a deluxe or suite tent with a private bathroom.