Glamping in the United States

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Lluis Enric Mayans

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  • Montana
  • Utah
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Maine
  • South Dakota
  • Wyoming

Is your dream to sleep under a starry sky without the fear of being bitten by some insect? Then the right experience for you is just the glamping. The latest trend in tourism, glamping is simply the union of the words glamor and camping.

It is, in fact, the possibility of camping inside luxury marquees, equipped with the main comforts such as bed, bathroom, stove for cooking and much more. The glamping trend has now conquered the whole world and the United States they are no exception.

American glamping sites are scattered throughout most of the federal states and are generally open from May to October, when the climatic conditions are more favorable.

However, it is good to specify that such an activity is not exactly economic and is therefore only recommended if you have a large budget. Let's find out together which are the best areas for stars and stripes glamping!


Il Montana it is one of the favorite destinations for those who love glamping in the United States as there are so many enchanted places to visit. Very luxurious and trendy it is Yellowstone Under Canvas, a property located just 10 minutes from the entrance to Yellowstone Park.

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There are magnificent tents equipped with everything and it is possible to eat outside at the barbecue area. In the surroundings you can admire a varied wildlife and you can go hiking or biking. There are also restaurants with menus based on meat of bison.

Equally spectacular it is The Ranch at Rock Creek in Phillipsburg, which offers a truly unique experience. Visitors will be welcomed into converted stone cottages, chalets and barns.

Each residence includes comfortable beds, linens, large stoves, and a whirlpool tub. To pass the time you can go on long rides, fish, fitness and guided tours. The ranch includes a wellness area and various tastings with wine and local dishes.

Guide to Yellowstone National Park


To immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Utah you can go glamping at Capitol Reef Resort of Torrey, not far from Capitol Reef National Park. Here are luxurious cabins, floats or i teepee, the typical Native American tents.

In these teepees you can feel the same feeling given by real camping in a tent, but with the comfort of a nice mattress.

Very beautiful are also the wagons, the ancient caravan wagons used in the Old West. These accommodate single or bunk beds to accommodate up to six people. Among the various comforts of the Capitol Reef Resort there is wi-fi, a beautiful outdoor swimming pool and many treatments for personal care.

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Also unmissable is the Conestoga Ranch in Garden City, near Bear Lake. This hotspot spans 18 acres and is made up of elegant tents and wagons.

Each accommodation is equipped with comfortable beds, soft linens and a private bathroom. In addition to a general store for shopping, you will find spa treatments in the main lodge.


Far from the breathtaking views of the western states, California still offers some interesting glamping spots. A wonderful property it certainly is Ventana Big Sur Alila Resort, in the Big Sur region.

You can stay in very cozy curtains, located near a small river. These are equipped with heated blankets, electric lamps, water and a nice welcome kit with wine and tea. There is also a jacuzzi and various services such as spa and wi-fi.

Also in the Big Sur area there is also the Treebones Resort, where you can sleep inside the so-called yurt, mobile units typical of nomadic peoples.

These include everything you need. If you want there is the opportunity to camp in a Canadian tent to do some real camping.

During the day they can then be carried out various activities such as jogging, swimming, yoga classes and massages. A restaurant and a sushi bar are available for customers.

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A state of a thousand colors and enchanting landscapes, Colorado is one of the most spectacular places for glamping. Among the points of greatest charm is the Dunton river camp in Dolores, a small town surrounded by the San Juan Mountains.

You can stay in one of the eight tents that allow you to go on a sort of American safari with gas stoves, country furniture and large beds.

To explore the area you can rent some mountain bike or relax at the wellness center with massage sessions and meditation lessons.

Excellent alternative in Colorado is represented by the Vail Collective Retreats in Wolcott which covers an area of ​​1000 acres. The various tents are built in ecological materials, with wooden floors and furniture.

The mini-bars are well stocked and with the kitchenette you can prepare your own meals. The common areas have free wi-fi and among the activities to do there are horse riding, fishing, wine tasting, climbing and hiking.

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If you are planning a trip to the northeastern United States, the advice is to focus on wild territory like Maine. In this state the renowned Under Canvas company has its own center near Surry, theUnder Canvas Acadia.

You will find yourself a few steps fromAcadia national park and the sparkling coast of Maine. The resort consists of over sixty tents decorated in an African safari style.

Each includes a nice letto king-size and up to four people can sleep there. Animals have free access and a barbecue and picnic area is available.

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Tucked away in a pine forest ten minutes from the Kennebunkport coast is the Sandy Pines Campground, consisting of small cottages, tents, wagons and luxury huts.

Inside they live there from 2 to 10 people and there are the main services, including heating, air conditioning, minibar and a veranda.

Sports enthusiasts can rent kayaks, bicycles and paddleboards while the kids will have a blast on the playground Kids Kraft Tent.

South Dakota

Who hasn't wanted to visit the famous Mount Rushmore? To do this you can stay atUnder Canvas Mount Rushmore a Keystone in South Dakota.

Opened in 2018, this glamping spot is immersed in the Black Hills and is less than 7 km from the well-known monument. You can choose from a wide range of tenostructure with wood stoves, kitchenette, sitting area and wonderful leathers and furnishings.

The Under Canvas Mount Rushmore is ideal for a romantic trip, but also for families with children or groups of friends. So you can go on guided hikes, yoga sessions and tastings of the best local dishes.

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If you want to sleep in a teepee, then you can book at the Buffalo Ridge Camp Resort Teepees a Custer.

Beyond the traditional American Indian tents are small cottages, cabins and tents. In addition, there are spaces and connections to be able to enter with your own camper. The site offers a vast convenience store, laundry room and a beautiful heated outdoor swimming pool.


Among the best glamping sites in Wyoming is the Cody Wyoming Trout Ranch to Cody. You can stay in your camper or in one of the beautiful teepees located on the Shoshone River. There are shower areas, a laundry room, barbecue area and picnic tables.

The company also specializes in the breeding of trot, which can be fished directly by customers. The nearest town, Cody, is just five minutes away and you can reach the Park in an hour Yellowstone.

Guide to Yellowstone National Park

Those who aspire to something more pretentious and refined should definitely turn to Fireside Resort to Wilson. The customer can stay overnight in four different types of cabins built in wood and glass that stand out for their modern design.

Each cabin is stocked with a camp grill, whirlpool tub and a space to light a fire. Pets are allowed and in just 30 minutes you can reach the Grand Teton National Park e Yellowstone.

Finally, the Fireside Resort is an hour from Granite Hot Springs, a spa where you can be pampered with massages, baths and beauty treatments.

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