9 of the Best Campgrounds With Glamping Options

Mar 9, 2022 | Best Campgrounds, Campgrounds, Glamping

9 of the Best Campgrounds With Glamping Options

By Madeleine Balestrier

Glamping experiences are trending, including everything from all-inclusive resorts in remote places to staycations in your backyard with a tent, lights, and a cozy setting. Traditional campgrounds with tent and RV sites are also starting to join this trend. Campgrounds across the U.S. are embracing glamping to accommodate visitors who are looking to get outside but are wanting more comfort than a sleeping bag inside a tent.

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A-frame tent platform
A-frame glamping at Sandy Pines Campground. | Photo: Ashley Rossi

Sandy Pines Campground, Maine

  • Number of sites: 73
  • Reservations: Yes
  • Tent sites: Yes
  • Open: May to October

Sandy Pines Campground is located on Maine’s coast in Kennebunkport. It’s a family-friendly campground with several site options, including tent, RV, and glamping accommodations. 

When you stay here you can choose from Airstream RVs, glasshouses, domes, and Conestoga wagons. For more traditional camp styles, the grounds offer full hookups, big rig sites, laundry, and a dump station. 

Sandy Pines is the ideal summer getaway with a saltwater pool, water sport rentals, a playground, games, and kid-friendly activities. Plus, the idyllic Goose Rocks Beach is nearby. 

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Cottages with decks on the Carolina Pines RV Resort
Cottage rentals at Carolina Pines RV Resort. | Photo: traderboynh

Carolina Pines RV Resort, South Carolina 

  • Number of sites: 500+
  • Reservations: Yes
  • Tent sites: No
  • Open: Year-round

The Carolina Pines RV Resort near Myrtle Beach in South Carolina gives you a beach vacation where you have the option to choose from an upscale RV site or a quaint cottage. 

RV sites are big rig friendly with full hookups, a concrete patio, picnic table, and WiFi, and the cottages come with a kitchen, barbecue grill, air conditioning, and heat. 

The grounds include the Carolina Splash Water Park, miniature golf, a bowling alley, and plenty of other activities to entertain all members of your glamping party. Myrtle Beach is also a short drive away. 

Interior of a glamping tent with a bed, ceiling fan, bedroom furniture and a rug.
Glamping tent at Pine Mountain RV Resort. | Photo courtesy RVC Outdoor Destinations

Pine Mountain RV Resort, Georgia

  • Number of sites: 200
  • Reservations: Yes
  • Tent sites: Yes
  • Open: Year-round

Pine Mountain RV Resort is all about “redefining outdoor luxury.” When you stay here you can soak in the resort’s many amenities and choose to stay in a cabin, yurt, tent, or RV. 

This campground sprawls across a pine forest in the heart of Georgia with proximity to Atlanta, Columbus, and Callaway Gardens. 

Pine Mountain RV Resort is equipped with a pool, hot tub, steam showers, WiFi, fire pits, full hookups, and big rig sites. 

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Teepee and playground equipment at an RV campground
Teepee at the playground at Little Arrow Resort, Tennessee. | Photo: Campendium

Little Arrow Outdoor Resort, Tennessee

  • Number of sites: 91
  • Reservations: Yes
  • Tent sites: Yes
  • Open: Year-round

Little Arrow Outdoor Resort is a campground tucked into the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains that offers a luxurious camping experience.

“We are locals to the area and love the options at Little Arrow,” says a Campendium review by TNGirlCamper. “We rented the Airstream camper and this thing has all the comforts of home.”

The campground has several ways to stay, including RV and tent sites, tiny homes, cabins, and more. The glamping sites are fully-furnished with warm aesthetics and comfortable amenities. The RV sites offer full hookups and big rig and pull-through access, while the tent sites are spacious with electricity and water. 

Little Arrow Outdoor Resort is surrounded by access to outdoor adventures of all kinds, including hiking, fishing, biking, and tubing. On the property, you can find weeknight events, a swimming pool, a recreation hall, and even spa services.

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Echo Canyon Campground, Colorado

  • Number of sites: 47
  • Reservations: Yes
  • Tent sites: Yes
  • Open: Year-round

The Royal Gorge region of south-central Colorado is a hidden gem, and so is the Echo Canyon Campground of Cañon City. The Royal Gorge is a canyon cut by the Arkansas River, making Echo Canyon Campground the perfect place to stay for campers looking to raft, climb, take in breathtaking scenery, and escape to nature. 

The grounds offer primitive tent sites and glamping accommodations—there are no RV pull-ins at this campground. The glamping tents feature luxurious beds, electricity, WiFi, and a private deck. There are also rustic cabins for rent. 

CampV, Colorado

  • Number of sites: 25+
  • Reservations: Yes
  • Tent sites: Yes
  • Open: Year-round

CampV is a new and upcoming glamping destination situated on the San Miguel River near Naturita, Colorado. CampV is best described as Burning Man meets rustic Colorado. 

It’s home to teepees, Lotus Belle Onion tents, Airstreams, RV pull-ins, and tent sites. Each glamping stay has its own aesthetic and artsy feel. Some even have fireplaces, record players, and other luxurious touches to enhance your stay. The tent sites are perched on the banks of the San Miguel for a refreshing, picturesque experience.

CampV is located between Moab, Utah, and the San Juan Mountains and is the perfect getaway for touring the desert and the mountains. 

Swimming pool at an RV campground in Moab.
Moab Valley RV Resort & Campground, Utah. | Photo: Campendium

Moab Valley RV Resort & Campground, Utah

  • Number of sites: 69
  • Reservations: Yes
  • Tent sites: Yes
  • Open: Year-round

Moab Valley RV Resort & Campground is situated in the heart of Moab. It’s an ideal home base for visiting Arches National Park, Canyonlands, and Dead Horse Point State Park

When you stay here you can opt for an Airstream rental, cottage, cabin, tent site, or RV site. Several of the glamping sites provide private bathrooms, sleeping options to accommodate larger groups, heat, air conditioning, and full kitchens. The RV and tent sites allow for full hookups, big rigs, and group camping.

The campground also has a hot tub, swimming pool, yard games, and easy access to hiking trails.

Airstream travel trailer parked at an RV campground in Arizona.
Airstream parked at Tucson – Lazydays KOA, Arizona. | Photo: KenneysSeeAmerica

Tucson – Lazydays KOA, Arizona

  • Number of sites: 411
  • Reservations: Yes
  • Tent sites: Yes
  • Open: Year-round

“Glamping at its finest. We absolutely loved this RV resort with two heated pools and hot tubs, a fitness room, restaurant and bar, nice big gravel sites, tons of citrus trees (with all the free fruit you can pick), and the best WiFi we’ve found in 4.5 years of full-time travel,” says a Campendium review by JulieC.

The campground has more than 400 sites, including RVs, tents, and deluxe cabins. The cabins are aesthetically pleasing and blend in well with the desert landscape. The deluxe cabins provide partial kitchens, private bathrooms, and accommodate large groups. Like most KOAs, Tucson – Lazydays KOA also provides full hookups for RVs, big rig sites, a pool, hot tub, and weekly activities. 

Glamping tent at a resort in Washington.
Glamping tent at Lakedale Resort, Washington. | Photo: Campendium

Lakedale Resort, Washington 

  • Number of sites: 7
  • Reservations: Yes
  • Tent sites: Yes
  • Open: Year-round

You’ll find Lakedale Resort on San Juan Island, just a ferry or a floatplane away from Seattle, Washington. It’s located on 82 acres with three different lakes nestled between Friday Harbor and Roche Harbor. 

This resort has several ways to stay, including real log cabins, yurts, tent sites, stationary Airstream trailers, and RV sites. This glamping destination is ideal for those who love the water with boat rentals, fishing, swimming, and canoeing. San Juan Island is also the perfect place for whale watching, bike touring, wine tasting, and sea kayaking.