Do you love the idea of spending a few days in the great outdoors, but the thought of sleeping in an uncomfortable tent, not having access to a shower or running water, dealing with bugs spiders, and having to haul your own supplies to your camp site makes you feel uneasy and disinterested?
If so, glamping might be right up your alley. What is glamping? The word glamping is a combination of the words glamorous and camping. It’s a trend that is growing in popularity around the world. When you embark on a glamping trip (instead of a camping trip), you can rest assured that your experience will allow you to thoroughly enjoy nature – but with a luxurious twist.
There are several glamping sites available for reservations in Colorado. Because of the rapid growth in popularity of glamping, make sure to reserve your spot early.
5 Great Glamping Sites
Here is a list of some of the best glamping areas in Colorado. Enjoy your connection with nature while benefiting from all the amenities these elegant destinations offer!
Located on eight acres of private land, there is a beautifully furnished luxury cabin available for your booking. This modern cabin that comfortably sleeps six guests. Some of the amenities are Wi-Fi, cable television, a washer and dryer, and covered patio with a gas grill. The location of the cabin is perfect for exploring the San Juan National Forest, Mesa Verde National Park, and the Four Corners region of the United States. Explore the great outdoors, visit the Four Leaves Winery, then return “home” to a beautiful cabin with all the modern comforts of home.
Located outside of Colorado Springs, Woodland Park is home to Pikes Peak Resort, a 160-acre mountain ranch that features five secluded luxury cabins that each contain a complete kitchen, private hot tub, fireplace, high speed internet, and more. As a guest at this glamping resort, you will experience all the benefits of nature while also being able to sit back and relax and have an exceedingly peaceful vacation.
Imaging sleeping in a Native American Tipi – but doing so while you snuggle comfortably in a queen-sized bed! As a guest at Arapahoe Valley Ranch, you will be surrounded by the Arapaho National Forest with easy access to hiking trails and beautiful waterfalls. While Arapahoe Valley Ranch offers guests the choice of sleeping in a furnished tipi or tent, the experience of sleeping in a tipi is unique and memorable. Enjoy the community fire pit located just outside of your tipi – which can be used for cooking or for simply for relaxing by the warmth of the fire.
If you’re looking for an ultimate camping adventure that provides an immersion into nature but does not require you to miss all the luxuries of a modern resort, then Dunton River Camp is the place for you. Guests enjoy extravagant glamping tents that can be described as modern, spacious, lavish, and magnificent. Located in southwestern Colorado and just steps from the West Fork of the Dolores River, Dunton River Camp is a glamping adventure filled with amenities to keep you relaxed, comfortable, and happy.
Think treehouses are just for kids? Think again. The Rocky Mountain Tree House was built in the early 1970s, and has been providing a place for adults and children alike to sleep and enjoy a unique view of nature ever since. The treehouse was built around 100-foot spruce trees and rests more than 20 feet off the ground. To access the treehouse, you will climb a winding staircase made of rock. Once you enter the house, you will be amazed by the interior and all it offers – including a wood burning stove, a full-size kitchen, and a rock shower. The treehouse accommodates up to six people and pets are welcome for an additional fee.