Glamping is an ideal way to combine the joys of getting back to nature with a fun family vacation or a romantic couple’s weekend. If you would like the chance to try camping but are not sufficiently convinced to buy your own equipment, renting a glamping cabin, yurt, tent or other “glamorous” camping option could be the ideal introduction.

Virginia offers a wide variety of beautiful glamping destinations, all of which offer an exciting vacation opportunity. Some of the options are very similar to regular camping and require a bit of “roughing it” while others are ultra-luxurious and are more reminiscent of a luxury hotel suite. Choose your level of comfort and book your next glamping trip today.

1. Rose River Farm Cabins, VA

Rose River Farm Cabins, VA
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Located amidst the rolling meadows of Madison County, Rose River Farm Cabins offer visitors the chance to relax, unwind and enjoy some prime trout fishing. The luxury cabins are designed to resemble a traditional Mongolian yurt, but have been brought up to date to cater for discerning Glampers. Each of the cabins has two bedrooms (with 2 double beds in each), 2 full bathrooms and a spacious domed living area with comfy couches. There is a full kitchen or you can take the opportunity to cook outside over the BBQ. Home from home luxuries include a jumbo satellite TV and unlimited Wi-Fi. On-site activities include river and pond fly fishing, horse-back riding and bird watching.

Rose River Farm Cabins, 3099 Old Blue Ridge Turnpike, Syria, VA 22743, Phone: 703-930-8229

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2. Creekside Camp at Depot Lodge, Virginia

Creekside Camp at Depot Lodge, Virginia
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Depot Lodge is proud to offer a variety of vacation accommodation including two spacious and comfortable glamping tents. The lodge is located in a scenic valley close to the Virginia/West Virginia border, where it offers excellent fly fishing, hiking, river floating and seasonal hunting. Glampers at Creekside Camp can look forward to settling into lavishly appointed canvas-sided glamping tents which offer every amenity a glamper could require, including indoor and outdoor showers, unlimited Wi-Fi and Satellite TV. The tent has a wrap-around deck with amazing views. When you are not in the mood to BBQ you can make your way to the Swinging Bridge Restaurant for a delicious old-style Southern meal.

Creekside Camp at Depot Lodge, 16071 VA-311, Paint Bank, VA 24131, Phone: 540-897-6000

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3. Sandy River Outdoor Adventure Company, Virginia

Sandy River Outdoor Adventure Company, Virginia
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The Sandy River Outdoor Adventure resort is an ideal vacation destination for fun-loving families and outdoor enthusiasts. The resort offers a wide variety of fun activities including their Adventure Park where you can challenge yourself to overcome your fears on several levels of exciting high-ropes and zip-line courses. Hiking, biking and boating are also available. After a busy day of adventure activities you can relax and unwind in your private glamping Tipi which is equipped with a luxury King Bed, a Queen futon, private shower room/toilet and a kitchenette. Additional luxuries include high-speed Wi-Fi, TV and an outdoor fire pit and BBQ.

Sandy River Outdoor Adventure Company, 147 Monroe Church Road, Rice, VA 23966, Phone: 434-392-7275

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4. Primland Resort Tree Houses, Virginia

Primland Resort Tree Houses, Virginia
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Primland is the ultimate mountain resort where golf, fine dining and a variety of outdoor activities combine to offer unforgettable vacations. Couples seeking a special romantic getaway can choose to stay in one of the 3 luxury Tree Houses, which have been built around and between ancient trees which hug the edge of the mountains. Each of the three tree houses offers unparalleled views out over the mountains, creeks and gorges from their expansive outdoor decks. Inside you will find luxuriously appointed interiors which include a comfortable King Bed, seating area and private in-suite bathrooms. Guests can enjoy all the facilities of the resort including golf, SUP, walking/hiking, biking, yoga and the spa.

Primland Resort Tree Houses, 2000 Busted Rock Rd, Meadows of Dan, VA 24120, Phone: 866-328-0310, (website link)

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5. Sanctuary Tree House at The Country Place, Virginia

Sanctuary Tree House at The Country Place, Virginia
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As its name indicates, The Country Place offers visitors the chance to enjoy a relaxing country retreat along the banks of the Shenandoah River, in the heart of the George Washington National Forest. For the ultimate glamping adventure you can check into the Sanctuary Tree House, located in the trees, 20-feet above the river. The Tree House is pretty much what you would imagine – a rustic wooded structure with screened sides, reached by way of wooden stairs. Inside there is a comfortable large bed, a skylight and a romantic upper deck for star gazing. However, when you need to do some cooking or visit the bathhouse you will need to come back down to earth.

Sanctuary Tree House at The Country Place, 100 Fort Liscomb Rd, Luray, VA 22835, Phone: 540-743-4007

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6. Wolf Creek Farm B&B, Virginia

Wolf Creek Farm B&B, Virginia
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The Cattle View Camper on Wolf Creek Farm B&B offers couples or small families an ideal way to get back to nature in an idyllic country location. The cozy camper can sleep up to four and has just about everything you need for camping in style. There is an outdoor deck where you can relax and watch the cattle stroll by and a fire pit and BBQ grill is available. The camper is fitted with a microwave, mini fridge, crockery and cookware. For entertainment you will find a TV and DVD player, radio, magazines and cards. The camper has an in-suite toilet and vanity and there is a walk-in shower and laundry facilities in a separate building.

Cattle View Camper, Wolf Creek Farm, 688 Gid Collins Lane, Ararat, VA 24053, Phone: 276-952-8869, (website link)

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7. Rock ‘n Creek Cabin, VA

Rock ‘n Creek Cabin, VA
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Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and overlooking the romantic Shenandoah Valley, Rock ‘n Creek Cabin is an idyllic getaway retreat for nature lovers. Far more spacious than your average glamping tent, the cabin offers just about all the comforts of home, including a whirlpool tub in the main bedroom. You are welcome to bring the whole family along – the cabin can sleep up to 11 guests on comfortable beds dressed in quality linens. There are two full bathrooms, a Fireplace Parlor and a fully equipped kitchen. If you would like a break from cooking you can order all your meals delivered to the cabin or even settle in to enjoy a 4-course Chef’s Table, prepared right in your cabin kitchen.

Rock ‘n Creek Cabin, 964 Zinks Mill School Rd, Montebello, VA 24464, Phone: 540-377-9383

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8. Virginia Glamping: Camp Karma Virginia

Virginia Glamping: Camp Karma Virginia
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Offering a wonderful way to escape the city for a back-to-nature weekend without the hassles usually associated with camping, Camp Karma presents their comfortable Glamping Tent. While you are spending the day hiking the Appalachian Trail or the Peaks of Otter, our staff has been at work setting up your tent. The tent can sleep up to 4 guests and comes equipped with camping cots, mattresses, utensils, wood and ice. You will need to bring your own sleeping bags and pillows as well as that juicy steak to cook on the BBQ grill. On-site activities include hiking and fishing and there are many other attractions within 10 miles of the campground.

Camp Karma, 2056 Stone Mountain Road, Bedford, VA 24523, Phone: 540-297-5762, (website link)

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9. Glamping Near Me: Cape Charles/Chesapeake Bay KOA, Virginia

Glamping Near Me: Cape Charles/Chesapeake Bay KOA, Virginia
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The Cape Charles/Chesapeake Bay waterfront campground is surrounded by 1,700 acres of parkland, providing a wonderful recreational area for active families and nature lovers. Guests have wonderful bay views, awesome sunsets and a long list of facilities to enjoy. If you would like to have a go at glamping the resort has large safari-style glamping tents which can sleep up to 6 people. The tents each have two Queen Beds and a small private deck with outdoor seating; the bathhouse is close by. Activities are just about endless – you can enjoy the resorts’ private beach, go fishing, rent a kayak or SUP board and paddle through the wetlands or go hiking and biking.

Cape Charles/Chesapeake Bay KOA, 32246 Lankford Hwy, Cape Charles, VA 23310, Phone: 800-562-4207

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10. VA Glamping: Rock Tavern River Camp

VA Glamping: Rock Tavern River Camp
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Equally suited to a romantic couples’ weekend or a small-group celebration, the Rock Tavern River Camp offers an excellent destination for a glamping vacation alongside the beautiful Shenandoah River. The property boasts 6 widely-spaced yurts which can sleep between 2 and 7 people. The yurts are each equipped with large double beds (including linens and pillows), a leather futon and all the necessary equipment you need to put together a simple camping meal. Each yurt has an outdoor BBQ and a picnic table. The bathhouse (with hot showers) is located close by. Additional luxuries include a large TV, microwave and coffee maker. Spend your days exploring the river by kayak, float or canoe.

Rock Tavern River Camp, 1420 S. Page Valley Road, Luray, VA 22835, Phone: 540-843-4232

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11. Beaverdam Falls, the Cattails

Beaverdam Falls, the Cattails
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Beaverdam Falls is a private nature preserve surrounded by some of the best natural scenery in the state. The preserve covers 65 acres in the Allegheny Highlands, surrounding the beautiful Beaver Dam Falls. The property is the ideal place to spend some time getting back to nature. You can choose from a selection of glamping tents and an A-frame Little House, all of which have been designed to leave the smallest possible footprint in this beautiful place. You can fall asleep and wake up to the calming sounds of the waterfall and enjoy stunning mountain views from your Adirondack chairs on the deck. There are very scenic hiking trails to explore and dogs are welcome.

1100 Kanawha Trail, Covington, VA 24426, 540 559 4954

12. The Lee Glamping Tent, Dugspur

The Lee Glamping Tent, Dugspur
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The Lee Glamping Tent is peacefully located in green pasture fields near Dugspur. The tent is ideal for couples seeking a serene back to nature escape. Inside you will find a proper double bed and all the essentials you need for a comfortable getaway including linens, towels, soap and kitchen equipment. Outside the tent there is a propane stove, a BBQ and an ice cooler. You also have a small dining and seating area on the deck. You have your own private composting toilet and there is a solar shower located just 50m from the tent. There is also a cottage and gypsy tent on the property is you want to bring some friends or family.

Dugspur, VA 24325, 855 214 7210

13. Tipi with a View, Lexington

Tipi with a View, Lexington

Tipi with a View is most conveniently located to offer visitors a memorable visit to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. The vibrant blue tipi is nestled on a small family farm and visitors are most welcome to explore the farm on foot and meet the family and the animals. Your secluded tipi boasts a comfortable queen size bed (with bedside units and lights), an outdoor deck kitchenette with all you need to rustle up a romantic meal for two. There is also outdoor seating and a workstation on the deck and you have a private shower and toilet close by. Nearby activities include hiking, biking and visiting numerous local attractions.

Tipi with a View, Fairfield, Virginia

14. Luxe Yurt with Hot Tub, Afton

Luxe Yurt with Hot Tub, Afton
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For an unforgettable family glamping experience in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this Luxe Yurt with Hot Tub is hard to beat. The yurt is located in a quiet corner of a 70 acre farm and is surrounded by nature at her best. You will need a suitable all-wheel or 4X4 vehicle to access the Yurt, particularly during the winter snows. The Yurt is large and comfortable with a kitchen and lounging area, upstairs sleeping loft and a bathroom, and can accommodate up to 5 guests. It boasts a private hot tub and super-fast internet so you will not need to give up your electronic devices. Everything you need for a comfortable stay is included and you are conveniently close to many local attractions and activities.

Luxe Yurt with Hot Tub, Afton, Virginia

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15. Getaway Shenandoah, Stanardsville

Getaway Shenandoah, Stanardsville
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Getaway Shenandoah is peacefully nestled on 80 private acres near Stanardsville. Here you will find 45 cabins for couples or small families (up to 4 persons) with everything you need for a blissful glamping experience. The perfectly-designed cabins are just ideal for a romantic getaway, featuring large comfortable beds, full-wall windows that invite the outdoor in and private toilets and showers. The larger cabins also have bunk beds for 2 additional guests. The cabins all have a kitchen with mini-fridge, fire pit and grill (wood supplied) and basic cooking equipment and pets are allowed. There are plenty of fun activities near-by including hiking trails, wineries, pottery shops and much more.

Getaway Shenandoah, 2010 Madison Rd, Stanardsville, VA 22973, 617 914 0021

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