If you like the idea of camping with kids but dislike actually camping (hi, it’s me!), family glamping might be the thing for you. Glamping brings a touch of glamor to the camping experience with upscale facilities—canvas safari tents, cabins, trailers and lodges—that are immersed in nature.

Unique glamping sites abound, and to get you started, we shared 14 of our amazing options here.

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14 places to take your family glamping

1. Ventana Big Sur

Price: From $240/night
Location: Big Sur, California

Tent and picnic table at Ventana Big Sur, a family glamping location

Located in Big Sur, California, at this glamping site, you can enjoy spectacular views of a 20-acre canyon, hike in the lush forests that fill the area, or just enjoy the peace and quiet. At night, you can light the fire pit and make s’mores. Accommodations are a safari-style canvas tent with a custom-designed plush mattress and luxury linens. Bathrooms are shared, as with a typical outdoor camping experience, but there they put a glamping twist on it with heated floors and teak-enclosed showers. There is a two-night minimum stay.

2. Huttopia Adirondacks

Price: From $120-140/night
Location: Adirondacks, New York

Family at picnic table in front of glamping tent at Huttopia Adirondacks

Located minutes from Lake George in the Adirondacks, Huttopia offers both canvas and wood-framed family glamping accommodations. After hiking with your family in the nearby forests, you can enjoy a meal from their on-site bistro or swim in the pool. The resort is open from late-May to mid-October.

3. Rancho Gallina

Price: $150/night
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Tent and chairs around fire pit at Rancho Gallina, a glamping site in New Mexico

Located in the foothills of Santa Fe, this eco-friendly retreat has tents, cabins and lodges. Guests can order chef-prepared meals on site in the retreat’s barn. Located in “horse country,” the retreat offers easy access to cycling routes, solar/geothermal energy, luxe bedding and linens and cedar soaking tub under the stars. There are several state and national parks located within an hour of the property. Rancho Gallina is open year-around, and there is a 2-3 night minimum stay.

4. Royal Gorge Cabins 

Price: From $199-439/night
Location: One-hour drive from Colorado Springs, Colorado 

Glamping Tent at Royal Gorge, a family glamping site in Colorado

Located in the Rocky Mountains, guests can choose to stay in either a one-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin (ideal for couples or families with young kids), a two-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath cabin, or two sizes of canvas glamping tents with a private deck. Glamping tents have easy access to a shared shower house. After a full day of hiking, fishing or whitewater rafting, guests can enjoy the sunset at the full-service restaurant and bar on site. Cabins are open year-round, but tents are only available from May to October. 

5. Wahwahtaysee Resort

Price: From $300/night
Location: One-hour drive from Austin, Texas

Family Glamping Tent at Wahwahtaysee Resort

A quintessential glamping experience, the Wahwahtaysee Resort features canvas-walled tents that also have a private bath, luxury linens and a kitchenette. Perhaps the best thing about the resort (aside from the private bath, of course) is the enormous deck with a hammock and an outdoor shower. When the outdoors get a little too much for you, you can retreat to the comfort of the glamping tents’ heat or air conditioning. Located just 50 miles east of Austin on 100 acres of wilderness, guests can hike, pick pecans in the orchard or lounge on the beaches of the San Marcos River. Meal packages are also available.

6. Langley Lodging

Price: From $159-229/night
Location: Whidbey Island, Washington

Airstream Glamping Trailor at Langley Lodge

Located on Whidbey Island off the coast of Washington, Langley Lodging has an understated island vibe. Guests can choose to stay in the Airstream trailer that sleeps four or one of the cottages, each with its own theme, a private deck, a full bath, fireplace and fridge. Popular activities include paddle boarding, hiking, canoeing and biking. The cottages are open year-around, and there is a two-night minimum stay.

7. PicoCanoa Rodavento

Price: From $150/night
Location: 40-minute drive from Xalapa, Mexico

Family glamping tent at PicoCanoa Rodavento in Mexico

An adventure resort located in the rainforests of Mexico, PicoCanoa Rodevento has 34 rooms in cozy adobe cabins. In addition to enjoying the on-site pool and wellness area, guests can also enjoy a water sports, bike and canyoning. 

8. Norwegian Wood Ranch

Price: From $115/person/night
Location: 23 miles from Helena, Montana

Woman and dog in front of glamping tent

Located at the base of Helena National Forest, Norwegian Wood Ranch an 80-acre ranch with canvas glamping tents. Outdoor activities abound—hiking, boating, fishing, golfing and stargazing. Guests can also enjoy fine dining and live music on site. With only four tents, you can really immerse yourself in nature.

9. Maine Forest Yurts

Price: $140/night
Location: Durham, Maine

glamping yurt in Maine

If you’ve always wanted to stay in a yurt (raises hand!), behold the Maine Forest Yurts. Nestled in 100 acres of wilderness in Durham, Maine, the campground lets guests get the full forest experience with the comforts of a fully-furnished yurt including a private (albeit detached) bath.

10. The Fields

Price: From $329/night
Location: South Haven, Michigan

Glamping tent in The Fields in Michigan

Located on a working blueberry farm that is just three miles from Lake Michigan, the Fields offers 19 glamping safari tents, each fully equipped with luxury bedding and linens. Each unit has a private bathroom. Children under two are free, but children ages 3-12 are an additional $100 per night. 

11. Seguin Tree Dwellings

Price: $149/night
Location: Maine

Glamping treehouses in Maine

With only two custom-designed tree dwellings, staying at Seguin is sure to be a unique experience. Both units have a private bathroom and views of Maine’s Back River. Canoes and kayaks are available to rent. Seguin is open from April to November, and there is a three to four-night minimum stay.

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12. Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort

Price: From $70-149/night
Location: Near Zion National Park in Utah

Glamping Zion Ponderosa Conestoga Wagon

Stay in a canvas safari tent, a cabin or a Conestoga wagon at this glamping retreat near Zion National Park. Guests can enjoy a country breakfast in the on-site restaurant, hike at Zion National Park, or just relax at the chill mountain retreat. The property includes a swimming pool, hot tubs, volleyball, basketball, tennis courts, playground, billiards, ping pong, foosball and horseshoes. Activities like horseback riding, canyoneering and guided hiking are also available for an additional fee.  

13. Paint Rock Farm Glamping Resort

Price: $125/night
Location: Hot Springs, North Carolina

Glamping Tent at Paint Rock in North Carolina

Nestled in a national forest six miles from Hot Springs, North Carolina, this glamping resort offers beautifully furnished tents with easy access to countless outdoor activities. There is also historic remodeled barn that provides indoor entertainment, such as ping-pong and darts. Up to two children can stay in each unit for an additional $25/night. With only five units, this glamping resort would also be great for a mom’s weekend with your best pals or a getaway with your partner. There is a two-night minimum stay.

14. Converted Grain Silo

Price: $154/night
Location: Alvin, Illinois

Glamping in converted grain silo

If you’re looking for a unique glamping experience as a solo trip or a getaway with your partner, check out this Grain Silo rental in Illinois. This one-bedroom, one-bath has charming amenities a fire pit, and an upper deck that boasts amazing sunsets. 

A version of this post was published October 6, 2022. It has been updated.