From hiking and walking to railroad trips and biking routes, there are different ways to immersive oneself within fall foliage. Here’s one more – staying within nature through glamping. While summertime is often a booking season for glamping resorts, staying within them in autumn can be really spectacular.
Here are some resorts across the United States to consider glamping at during the fall season.
This rural Your Glamping Adventure property is based in middle Tennessee and is about an hour and a half drive to Center Hill Lake, a reservoir known for its waterfalls and various recreation opportunities.
The accommodations at this glamping resort consists of domes with open-faced front and back with an adjacent outdoor living space. Amenities include heating and AC, a full bathroom and a kitchen area.
Nestled amid New Hampshire’s White Mountains, this family-run business marks its second season in 2023 with their rustic glamping village. The layout of this boutique property consists of an assortment of custom-built homes, cabins and treehouses.
Each cabin is a deluxe hotel-style bedroom with a full private bathroom and shower, complete with heat and A/C, linens, a Nespresso maker, a mini fridge, a kitchenette, a fire pit, a picnic table, and a Vinyl record player. The staff office has a library of LPs for borrow guests can grab upon check-in.
At the onsite and year-round open winery, guests can taste natural wines, made from grapes grown three miles away, and ciders. Or they can head for a ride on the Conway Scenic Railroad, which passes by the property and heads into Crawford Notch.
This hospitality brand, founded by French couple Céline and Philippe Bossanne, has properties within four states – New Hampshire, (Southern) Maine, New York and (Southern) California. Huttopia’s location camps are described as being designed to make camping more approachable but by not disturbing nature. (Note: They will be shutting down for the 2023 season on October 15.]
With a main meeting lodge providing check-in and guest and dining services, each property’s accommodations consist of various categories of canvas or wood framed tents with a bathroom and shower, kitchen features and a bed. There are some activities but guests can wander along the various to and from pathways or head into town or to nearby locations.
Located 25 miles from downtown Cleveland, this new family-run lodging and camping area is surrounded by the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Situated on 62 wooded acres, the property offers primitive tent sites and furnished canvas tent cabins; it also has four-season cabin rentals. Along with taking a walk, hike or a ride at a nearby extensive network of hiking trails and bike paths, the property is also a half-mile from this national park’s Hunt House Trailhead and going further into the Towpath Trail.
Based within the Finger Lakes region, Firelight Camps have tents with some, but not all, being equipped with electric heaters, lamps and outlets. For There is an on-site lobby tent with charging stations for those tents with electricity access. It also has a full bar and dogs are allowed in the non-electric tents.
Stays at Firelight Camps include a continental breakfast, direct access to the Upper Buttermilk Falls hiking trails and a bathhouse with hot showers and flushing toilets. Optional on-site activities include yoga classes and mushroom foraging walks.
Around since 2011, Sky Ridge Yurts overlook the Nantahala River Gorge from high atop a ridge line within the heart of the Smoky Mountains. Their seven well-appointed yurts are equipped with central heating and air conditioning. Each yurt in this sextet has its respective size, layout and sleeping numbers with the largest of them being the king-sized Fontana. Collectively, they contain outdoor decks and amenities such a full walk-in bath and shower and an efficiency kitchen.
With its proximity to the Smoky Mountains, guests can experience outdoor fun in many ways or head into Bryson City for shopping and dining or reach the closest entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
The on-property and off-property lodging at this resort within the landscape of the Missouri Ozark Mountains extends to the Camp Long Creek, an onsite overnight experience. Situated on the shores of Table Rock Lake, this special campsite features glamping units that can fit up to two people. Each unit holds a king-size bed and chandelier, a small refrigerator and coffee maker and a private stone room with a firepit and outdoor tub. There’s also a Family Glamping Unit that is paired with a cozy kids tent amid your own private backyard.
This luxury retreat in Virginia, just a mile outside of Shenandoah National Park, offers up to eight guests some amazing mountain views and upscale amenities. They include a hot tub built into the deck, a pool table and a full kitchen. As a rainy day option, the cabin-like yurt is equipped for streaming with a 75-inch TV with Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Disney+, HBO Max, Netflix, and a PS5 gaming console.
This rental also includes e-bikes available to rent, a longbow with an outdoor target, and a fire pit. This awe-inspiring yurt is both family- and pet-friendly, with a crib, high chair, changing table, and children’s books and toys. Additionally, the yurt is equipped with an EV charging port.