Why not take it to the next level when looking for a good time? Step away from the concrete jungle and head out into nature at one of these beautiful glamping sites. Glamping is short for glamorous camping, and this trend has grown in popularity thanks to celebrity endorsements, low-cost getaways, and an environmentally conscious movement. Here are some of the best glamping campsites in the Grand Canyon.
10. King Tent at Wander Campground - Dark Sky country
Nestled in a shady campground with only eight sites, the King Tent at Wander Campground is a great way to get off the beaten path and stargaze in peace. You'll have plenty of privacy and access to hiking trails and a general store. The King tent is decked with a queen-sized bed, nightstands, and reading lamps. According to Americanswobsessed, There are portable heaters, so you don't need to worry about staying warm or using up precious energy when it gets chilly at night. You've also got access to bathrooms and communal kitchens at the campground. You can book your stay at Wander Campground online.
9. Ultimate Stargazing Experience - Williams, Arizona
If you love to gaze at the stars at night, this is your glamping experience. The Sunset safari tent is a step up from your average glamping accommodations and features a queen-sized memory foam bed, mini-fridge, and microwave, plus a stove with all the pots and pans you need to make breakfast in the morning. According to Jonesaoundtheworld, There are portable heaters to keep things cozy when it gets cold outside, or you're just relaxing inside. When you're not relaxing in your tent, head out to one of the many nearby stargazing spots for an unforgettable experience. You can book your stay at the Desert View Campground online.
8. Rustic Glamping - 15 mins from South Rim
This site is located on Beaver Creek and has all the essentials you need to feel at home while exploring the beauty of the western side of the Grand Canyon. You can choose between two rustic glamping sites, including a tent-sized cabin or an A-frame shelter. Both feature electricity, in-ground stoves, and a picnic table outside to enjoy your meals under the stars. You can also choose to use an outdoor shower for when nature calls. You can book your stay at the Beaver Creek Glamping site online.
7. The Love Shack - Williams, Arizona
This glamping site is located at The Canyon View Lodge, a luxury lodge in the foothills of the Grand Canyon. You'll feel miles away from the hustle and bustle of life here as you enjoy all the luxuries that come with being inside a luxurious lodge. There are two glamping sites here; a tent-sized cabin and an airy A-frame shelter. You'll have access to a mini kitchen, an outdoor shower, and a table with chairs to enjoy your meals while you take in the scenery. You can book your stay at the Canyon View Lodge online.
6. Grand Canyon Tiny Home - Grand Canyon, Arizona
The Love Shack is hands down the most luxurious glamping site on the list, but if you're looking for a place that's a bit more rustic, you can check out the Tiny Home. This glamping cabin features two beds with plenty of space to spread out and relax. Best of all, there's an outdoor shower and a table where you can eat breakfast outside. You can also stay in the cabin at The Sunset Safari Tent, which is a step up from The Love Shack and offers more amenities like solar power, electric heaters, and a mini kitchen.
5. Navajo Hogan - Cameron, Arizona
Located right in the heart of the Grand Canyon, this glamping site is an experience you won't soon forget. It's become so popular amongst locals that reservations are required. This Navajo Hogan glamping site is located on a gated lot with electric and water hookups. You'll have access to an outside picnic table, electric heaters, a wood stove, and solar panels for electricity. For an authentic Navajo experience, book your stay at The Canyon View Lodge online.
4. Under Canvas Grand - Valle, Arizona
Summers in the Grand Canyon are hot and dry, so keeping a cool head is essential. This glamping site offers the perfect respite from the heat with its under canvas shelter, four double-sized beds and a bathroom with a shower. According to Territorysuplly, there's a double-sided gas grill outside and an electric oven inside for your meals. There is also a wood stove for those nights when you want to curl up on your bed after dinner and enjoy the stars outside.
3. Grand Canyon Yurt - Valle, Arizona
If you want to stay in a truly unique glamping experience, look no further than the yurt at Valle. While this site is a bit off the beaten path, it's an incredible way to get in touch with nature and enjoy life outside the city. You'll have access to a solar-powered setup and can enjoy meals outside or inside your yurt. It's a genuinely peaceful experience that will make you feel like you're miles away from civilization. You can find the Grand Canyon Yurt at Red Canyon Retreat online.
2. Magnificent Mahal Yurt - Williams, Arizona
Only steps away from the edge of the Grand Canyon, this glamping site is a step up from the glamping site at Williams City. The Mahal Yurt features a full kitchen and living room area, a queen-sized memory foam mattress, and a shower. There are also two beautiful outdoor fire pits that you can use to enjoy an evening filled with stars or throw in some marshmallows to create an impromptu roast. When you're ready to retire for the night, you can do so in the comfort of your private yurt.
1. The Hubble Hideout - Williams, Arizona
If you want to be close to the action, this is your glamping site, but it still feels far away. You'll have access to a full kitchen and living area with a queen-sized bed that looks out over the gorge. Indulge in comfort while you enjoy your meals on the patio or relax inside after a long day of exploring. This site is also on an environmentally sustainable property, so you'll feel good about staying here. The impressive views of the Grand Canyon are a bonus you won't want to miss.
Whether you're a glamping novice or a seasoned veteran, these glamping sites will make your Grand Canyon getaway perfect. From the amazing views to the luxury of some of the finest hotel rooms in the country, you'll find that glamping offers so many benefits that you couldn't possibly pack them all into one trip. You'll have to come back for more.
Written by Liz Flynn
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