Ohio is home to many areas of outstanding national beauty which fully deserve to be explored on your weekend getaway. One of the best ways of enjoying the great outdoors is to embark on a camping holiday.
If you cannot face the thought of sleeping on the ground and cold (or no) showers, then glamping could be ideal for you. All of the following glamping properties combine the fun of camping with the comforts of home and are located in beautiful outdoor areas.
Many offer a plethora of exciting activities for the family. If you are seeking a romantic couple’s retreat you will also find something suitable among Ohio’s beautiful glamping destinations.
1. The Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls, Logan
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Booking one of the modern and comfortable Mongolian-style yurts at the Inn and Spa at Cedar Fall is an ideal way to enjoy all the fun of tent camping in a more luxurious setting. The spacious yurts are made from timber and fabric (fully insulated) and offer plenty of natural light. You can cuddle up in a comfortable king-size bed and listen to the sounds of nature that surround you. Home comforts include a proper tiled in-suite bathroom, private deck, mini-fridge, microwave and Wi-Fi. The beautiful Hocking Hills area offers great recreational opportunities including hiking, fishing, scenic drives and more. Relax at the on-site spa after a busy day of exploring.
Glamping at the Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls, 21190 State Route 374, Logan, OH 43138, Phone: 740-385-7489
2. The Mohicans Treehouse Resort, Glenmont, Ohio
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Scenically nestled on 77 acres in the heart of the Mohican Valley, the privately-owned Mohican Treehouse resort offers visitors a marvelous escape from everyday life. Each of the individually-crafted tree-houses is unique in its own way, but all offer a truly different escape to the wilds. While some of the tree-houses are ideal for a romantic couple’s escape, there are larger tree-houses suitable for families. All have in-suite toilets, while some have full in-suite bathrooms. All of the tree-houses have comfortable seating areas, a kitchen or kitchenette and an outdoor shower for warm-weather visitors. You do need to be able to climb some stairs to reach your tree-top hideaway. The surrounding area offers all kinds of outdoor recreation including hiking, biking, canoeing and much more.
The Mohicans Treehouse Resort, 23164 Vess Road, Glenmont, OH 44628, Phone: 740-599-9030
3. Riverside Hideout, Dover, Ohio
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This shipping container tiny house is thoughtfully tucked into the heart of the woods close to the Tuscarawas River. Perfect for a romantic getaway, the container house boasts a bedroom (Queen Bed), shower room with toilet, mini-kitchenette and a dining table for two and a living room with sleeper couch. Large door open to let the outdoors in and there is a private with hot-tub and a fire pit. The entire package has been carefully constructed using mostly recycled materials to be as eco-friendly as possible. The tiny house is very close to many outstanding hiking and biking trails and several lakes suitable for canoeing and kayaking. There are also plenty of attractions in Downtown Dover and several surrounding vineyards and wineries.
Riverside Hideout, Dover, OH
4. Ohio Glamping: Creekside Cabins, New Straitsville
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Located inside the Begley’s ATV Campground, the Creekside Cabins are ideal for ATV enthusiasts who would like to try glamping. When you visit Creekside Cabins you just have to pack your food and clothes – forget about camping gear. Each of the cozy cabins has heating and air-conditioning and comfortable beds with all linens supplied. Each pine cabins also has a fridge and dining table. There are no in-suite bathrooms and you will need to use the campground bathrooms and coin-operated showers. The campground offers direct access to the Wayne National Forest where you can hone your ATV skills on a large selection of trails.
Creekside Cabins, 214E Main St, New Straitsville, OH 43766, Phone: 740-394-2539
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5. Glamping Near Me: Observatory Cabin with Pool, New Plymouth
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Nestled in the beautiful Hocking Hills region of southeastern Ohio, the Observatory Cabin with pool is located on the Cherry Ridge Retreat. This little gem is perfectly positioned on a hilltop, ideal for romantic star gazing or just relaxing. To enhance your star-gazing experience the cabin is supplied with an excellent telescope. Relaxation is the name of the game in this very private and secluded cabin which boasts a Hot Springs Hot Tub, a cold in-ground plunge pool and a heated swimming pool (seasonal). Everything you need for a relaxing vacation is provided including luxury interiors, a gourmet kitchen and a romantic fireplace. Retreat facilities include walking trails, picnic areas and lots of soothing privacy.
Observatory Cabin, Cherry Ridge Retreat, 22097 Cherry Ridge Rd, New Plymouth, OH 45654, Phone: 740-380-7777
6. The Yurt at Salt Creek Retreats, Hocking Hills, Ohio
When you book a getaway to the Yurt at Salt Creek Retreat you get an enviable private campsite set in the heart of 40 acres. The setting is calm, quiet and totally private. This is an ideal spot for a family or group of friends to relax, unplug and get back to nature. The comfortable yurt has real beds, an outdoor under-cover picnic table, a fire pit with grill and plenty of space for children and dogs to run around. There is no electricity – but a heater is available for colder weather. The yurt is equipped with all the essentials you need including bed-linen, soap and toilet paper. There is a half-bath with toilet and shower in a separate outhouse.
The Yurt at Salt Creek Retreats, 17549 Crawford Road, Laurelville, OH 43135, Phone: 740-415-5441
7. Ohio Glamping: Nomad Ridge at The Wilds, Cumberland, Ohio
Imagine a glamping experience in the heart of the Conservation Education Camp at the Columbus Zoo in Cumberland. This is exactly the exciting adventure you could embark upon when you book a Nomad Ridge glamping Yurt at The Wilds. Combining all the adventure features of camping in the wilderness with the comforting luxuries of your yurt, couples can enjoy a romantic night under the stars. There is a private deck overlooking the pasture areas frequented by rhino, deer, giraffe and zebra and indoors you will find a comfortable bed, in-suite bathroom and even Wi-Fi. Your overnight adventure package includes an open-air safari tour, dinner and breakfast.
Nomad Ridge Yurts, The Wilds, 14000 International Road, Cumberland, OH 43732, Phone: 740-638-5030
8. Ohio Glamping: Mosquito Lake State Park, Cortland, Ohio
The Mosquito Lake State Park near Cortland is a great place to try out a glamping vacation. The park has two lake-side yurts which are available for rentals during the summer months from April to October. Each yurt has been erected on a spacious wooden deck immediately beside the lake. Inside your comfortable yurt you will find two futon bunk beds, a fridge, microwave and seating area. There is an outdoor shaded picnic table and gas grill which directly overlooks the lake. The campground offers clean shower rooms, hiking trails, boat rentals and a boat ramp and plenty of other fun outdoor activities.
Mosquito Lake State Park Campground, 1439 State Route 305, Bazetta, OH 44410
9. Pymatuning State Park Glamping, Andover, Ohio
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Pymatuning State Park is located around Pymatuning Lake, which straddles the Ohio/Pennsylvania border. On the Ohio side of the park you can enjoy yurt glamping at the Pymatuning Campground which is close to Andover. There are a total of 3 yurts available; one can sleep 6 while the other two can accommodate 5 guests. The wood-framed yurts are built on wooden decks where you can enjoy alfresco meals at the shaded picnic table. Inside your yurt you will find futon bunk beds, a small fridge, 2-burner gas hob and a microwave. The attractive campground offers convenient restrooms and showers. On-site activities include boating, swimming, hiking and fishing.
Pymatuning Campground, 6100 Pymatuning Lake Road, Andover, OH 44003, Phone: 440-293-6030
10. Glamping in Ohio: Waterside Glamping Tent, Clay’s Park Resort, Lawrence
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Clay’s Park Resort is an ideal destination for a fun family getaway. The resort boasts all kinds of water sports and a water park which is open from April to October. Glamping here is both fun and convenient –your glamping tent is located right on the edge of the stocked fishing lake. Inside your Waterside Glamping Tent you will find comfortable bunk beds, a seating area and lockable trunk where you can keep all your gear. The campground offers clean showers and restrooms, a laundry and a wide range of fun activities for all ages. There is an on-site restaurant, a beach shack for snacks and a country store where you can buy provisions.
Waterside Glamping Tent, Clay’s Park Resort, 12651 Patterson Street NW, N. Lawrence, OH 44666, Phone: 330-854-6691
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11. Ohio Glamping: The Eco Camp, Swanton
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Located just west of Toledo, the Eco Camp is a great destination to try your hand at Glamping. Offering a whole range of wonderful facilities, this is the destination of choice for reluctant campers. Each of the elegant and cozy Lotus Belle Tents has been carefully designed to offer guest a home-from-home experience with carpeting, luxury Queen-size beds, a fully operational in-suite bathroom. Other little camping luxuries include solar lighting, a stove and a battery pack to charge your electronics. You can opt to bring your own bed linens or rent them onsite. There are also optional cots for children and an outdoor rainbow dome tent for cooking and relaxing.
The Eco Camp, Bluegrass Campground, 5751 Waterville Swanton Road, Swanton, OH 43558
12. The Boat House, Cherry Ridge Retreat
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Ideal for a romantic couple’s getaway, the Boat House takes glamping to the max. Here you can escape to a lake side cabin with private dock, seasonal rowing boat and all the privacy you need for a rejuvenating weekend. The one-bedroom cabin boasts a luxury king-size bed, a private patio with gas grill and private hot tub. There is a fully equipped kitchen and the spacious living room has a queen-size sofa bed which could accommodate 2 children. The cherry on the top is your own private lake-side sauna and an entertainment center and seasonal wood-burning fireplace for rainy days.
The Boat House, Cherry Ridge Retreat, 22097 Cherry Ridge Rd, New Plymouth, OH 45654, Phone: 740-380-7777
13. Romantic Glamping in Ohio: The Hummingbird
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The Hummingbird is a spacious and stylish traditional Mongolian Yurt with wonderful views of the Hocking Hills. This yurt has been cleverly designed to provide a comfortable bedroom with a queen bed, a small but functional kitchenette and a lavish bathroom with glass shower. Home-from-home luxuries like TV and Wi-Fi will keep you in touch while you relax. Outside on your private deck there is a gas barbeque and a very private hot tub as well as a fire pit, outdoor love seat and a picnic table. Your yurt is climate controlled and the kitchen boasts a microwave, 2-plate cooker and a coffee machine.
The Hummingbird, Hillside Retreats, 9449 Stage Road, Logan, OH 43138, Phone: 740-759-2216
14. Glamping in Ohio: Hueston Woods State Park Yurt, College Corner, Ohio
Hueston Woods State Park is a great destination for a family outdoor getaway. Children will especially enjoy the fun of a glamping vacation in the rental Yurt, which can sleep up to 6 guests. The spacious yurt is built on a wooden deck and offers electricity, 2 double futons, a fridge, TV and an outdoor fire pit and grill. You do have to bring your own linen and pillows, as well as all you need for food preparation. Clean restrooms and showers are situated close by. The state park offers a wide range of fun activities including walking, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, bird-watching, boating, paddling, golf and even shooting ranges.
Hueston Woods State Park, 6301 Park Office Road, College Corner, OH 45003, Phone: 513-523-6347
The 14 Best Ohio Glamping Spots near me today according to local experts:
- 1. The Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls, Logan
- 2. The Mohicans Treehouse Resort, Glenmont, Ohio
- 3. Riverside Hideout, Dover, Ohio
- 4. Ohio Glamping: Creekside Cabins, New Straitsville
- 5. Glamping Near Me: Observatory Cabin with Pool, New Plymouth
- 6. The Yurt at Salt Creek Retreats, Hocking Hills, Ohio
- 7. Ohio Glamping: Nomad Ridge at The Wilds, Cumberland, Ohio
- 8. Ohio Glamping: Mosquito Lake State Park, Cortland, Ohio
- 9. Pymatuning State Park Glamping, Andover, Ohio
- 10. Glamping in Ohio: Waterside Glamping Tent, Clay’s Park Resort, Lawrence
- 11. Ohio Glamping: The Eco Camp, Swanton
- 12. The Boat House, Cherry Ridge Retreat
- 13. Romantic Glamping in Ohio: The Hummingbird
- 14. Glamping in Ohio: Hueston Woods State Park Yurt, College Corner, Ohio