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Nine Glamorous Glamping Escapes

by Anna Crowe

Nov 8, 2014

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Think you can’t get away for a glamorous weekend in two days? Wrong. Short getaways are all we dream about during our workdays. If you’re looking for a little luxury mixed with the great “outdoors” then spend a weekend glamping. Yep, glamping. Glamping made camping popular again. And no, we’re not talking sleeping bags and bonfire-made beans. We’re talking sea-view villas with 24-hour butler services and European-style canvas tents with cozy Pendleton blankets. So grab your s’mores kits and leave the canteens at home, these glamorous glamping escapes are not for the average camper.


Tree Bones Lodge: 71895 Highway 1, Big Sur, Calif.


Dunton Hot Springs: 52068 Road 38, Dolores, Colo.


Ecopod Boutique Retreat: Lettershuna Appin, Argyll, Scotland


Camp Orenda: 90 Armstrong Rd., Johnsburgh, N.Y.


Whitepod: Les Giettes, Les Cerniers, 1871 Monthey, Switzerland


Treehouse Hotel: Edeforsvägen 2A, 960 24 Harads, Sweden


Falling Waters Resort: 10345 US Hwy. 74, West Bryson City, N.C.


Longitude 131°: Yulara Drive, Yulara NT 0872, Australia


The Resort At Paws Up: 40060 Paws Up Rd., Greenough, Mont.


With decked-out wooden floors, electric lighting and heating, these glamping escapes offer stunning scenery and a stylish way to connect with the great outdoors.



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