11 Gorgeous Glampgrounds to Add to Your Travel Bucket List

Jul 14, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. ET
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By: Marisa Petrarca

Glamping — aka the perfect combination of outdoorsy adventure and luxury comfort — is the ultimate escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It means riding in a hot-air balloon, climbing a mountain or gallivanting through the desert, all while having a glamorous campsite (yes, completely possible) as your refuge at the end of the day.

Discover the 11 most unique and insanely Instagrammable glampground sites around the U.S. that you’ll find yourself adding to your travel bucket list in no time.

Crazy Beautiful Glampgrounds: El Cosmico; Marfa, Texas | Summer Travel 20117
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El Cosmico — Marfa, Texas

El Cosmico, a 21-acre bohemian-themed campground hotel in Marfa, Texas, is an adventurer's dream come true. Accommodations include renovated vintage trailers, safari tents, Sioux-style tepees, a Mongolian yurt and tent campsites. To celebrate their love of the community, El Cosmico also offers its guests a communal hammock grove, outdoor kitchen and dining area, a community lounge and mercantile, an outdoor stage and reading room. What more could you need, really?

More: 35 Times Instagram Proved Glamping Should Top Your Bucket List

Crazy Beautiful Glampgrounds: The Resort at Paws Up; Greenough, Montana | Summer Travel 2017
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The Resort at Paws Up — Greenough, Montana

Luxury is the utmost priority at the Resort at Paws up in Western Montana. Whether you decide on the ultimate family retreat at the Moonlight Camp, featuring complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides, mountain bikes and scavenger hunts or a romantic, one-bedroom honeymoon tent — there’s the right accommodation for everyone.

Crazy Beautiful Glampgrounds: Under Canvas; Moab National Park; Moab, Utah | Summer Travel 2017
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Under Canvas, Moab National Park — Moab, Utah

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to really experience the desert, Under Canvas at Moab National Park is ready to help you find out. Rates range from $89 to $384 per night depending on which of the six unique experiences you choose. Explore the Arches and Canyonlands National parks, take a trip in a hot-air balloon or if you’re feeling daring, raft the Colorado River.

Crazy Beautiful Glampgrounds: Camp Orenda; Johnsburg, New York | Summer Travel
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Camp Orenda — Johnsburg, New York

Camp Orenda is the perfect escape from the grind of city life. It’s located in the Adirondack State Park, allowing guests to hike winding paths and mountain trails, canoe on lakes or enjoy the star-filled evening on the porch of your rustic, contemporary-designed cabin.

Crazy Beautiful Glampgrounds: AutoCamp Russian River; Guernville, California | Summer Travel 2017
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AutoCamp Russian River — Guerneville, California

For a unique experience unlike any other, rent a cozy Airstream at the AutoCamp Russian River campground in Guerneville, California — Sonoma’s wine country. Cure your wanderlust by swimming in the Russian River, canoeing or relaxing on the beach. Check out the downtown scene, explore vineyards and redwood forests or simply relax by your campsite with friends.

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Crazy Beautiful Glampgrounds: Pampered Wilderness; Olympia, Washington | Summer Travel 2017
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Pampered Wilderness — Olympia, Washington

From the moment you pull up to the Pampered Wilderness campsite in Millersylvania State Park, you will be taken aback by the beautifully decorated cabins resembling deluxe safari suites. The dreamy aesthetic is one you’ll never forget. When you’re not relaxing, discover the park’s nature trails and don’t miss out on swimming or canoeing in Deep Lake.

Crazy Beautiful Glampgrounds: Shawnee Island Glamping; Delaware, Pennsylvania | Summer Travel 2017
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Shawnee Island Glamping — Delaware, Pennsylvania

For a secluded, intimate glamping experience, check out the Luxury Encampment at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resorts that’s actually on an island in the middle of the Delaware River. Access to the campsite is by canoe, which makes for the perfect combination of adventure and luxury.

Crazy Beautiful Glampgrounds: Westgate River Ranch Resort Glamping; River Ranch, Florida | Summer Travel 2017
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Westgate River Ranch Resort Glamping — River Ranch, Florida

Glamping at the Westgate River Ranch Resort in Florida is one of the chicest experiences of them all. We’re talking a gorgeously decorated rustic-style tent that’s tucked in among the woods. To add to the luxury, you’ll also be matched with a personal glamping concierge and given a key to your private bathroom facility.

Crazy Beautiful Glampgrounds: The Aerie; Joshua Tree, California | Summer Travel 2017
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The Aerie — Joshua Tree, California

The Aerie is located in Joshua Tree and serves as the architectural embodiment of Eric Mueller’s vision for a unique desert sanctuary. Its Moroccan, Indian and Tibetan influences are what make the glampground come to life, from their stunning decor pieces to smaller finishing touches.

Crazy Beautiful Glampgrounds: Dunton Hot Springs; Dolores, Colorado | Summer Travel 2017
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Dunton Hot Springs — Dolores, Colorado

Meet the luxury Colorado ranch that’s practically straight out of a storybook. The Dolores is an original Dunton cabin from the 1800s that’s nestled in the San Juan Mountains overlooking the scenic river. The cabin also features a stunning Rajasthan wedding bed to add to the rooms’ authentic old-Western style. Try to name a more perfect romantic getaway.

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Crazy Beautiful Glampgrounds: Under Canvas Grand Canyon; Williams, Arizona | Summer Travel 2017
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Under Canvas Grand Canyon — Williams, Arizona

The Grand Canyon is a must-see for all, and what better way to enjoy it than in a luxury safari camp just 40 minutes away. The campground sits at the base of the Bill Williams Mountain in one of the largest ponderosa pine forests in the world. Explore the Grand Canyon or cruise down Route 66 — the choice is yours.

Originally published on Domino.

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