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The 7 Best Places To Go Glamping In Arizona

Spending a night or two sleeping under the stars is a memorable experience at any time of the year, but if the thoughts of ‘pitching the tent’ fill you dread, then fear not. There’s plenty of luxurious places to go glamping in Arizona. You can experience the vast outdoors without giving up any home comforts.

Here’s our pick of the very best..

The Best Places To Go Glamping In Arizona

1. Under Canvas Grand Canyon

Wake up to one of the most sought-out natural sights of America – The Grand Canyon. This beautiful resort is on 160 acres of pineland and forest. The camp resort’s restaurant serves gourmet meals al fresco.

The grounds are intentionally WiFi free so that you can disconnect from the world, enjoy and admire the stunning surroundings. Get ready for some of the world’s best stargazing thanks to the lack of light pollution. This is truly a unique experience!

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2. American Safari Camp

Situated on the North Rim in the alpine forests amongst Ponderosa Pines and Aspen trees, this spectacular landscape enables you to enjoy the best that nature has to offer while still experiencing the comforts of a boutique hotel. Enjoy the tent or relax in the lounge area as your camp chef prepares all of the meals during your stay.

3. Verde Ranch Resort

Whether you’re coming for a relaxing couples retreat or an adventurous family vacation Verde Ranch Resort cottages tick all the boxes. With a fitness center, outdoor pool, hot tubs, and much more, there’s no way you’ll be bored.

Verde Valley is right among Arizona’s growing wine region. So, get ready to explore the lush vineyards, and taste their unique hybrid of Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon blends.  As for those who don’t drink wine? You can delve into the region’s many walking trails with river access along the Verde River from fishing, kayaking, and tubing right from the resort.

4. Shash Dine’ EcoRetreat

This is truly one-of-a-kind experience on a working ranch that pays respect to the Navajo people through its operations. Choose from high-quality tents to sheepherder wagons. The Navajo Experience is a two-night stay that includes; a traditional dinner of mutton (Vegetarian option is available), Navajo storytelling during the meal, an early morning photo tour of a remarkable vista, and breakfast both mornings.

5. The Phoenix Dome

This stunning dome is about 2,700 square feet with two stories, two decks, two patios, three bedrooms, and two full baths. The ultimate luxury experience in a secluded area almost 2 acres of desert land. The property and surrounding area boast stunning views of the Estrella Mountains.

There’s plenty to do here, from riding horses on the trails to exploring the vast landscape on ATV’s. In the evenings snuggle up to the cozy fireplace in the living room or play on the pool table.

6. The Cozy Peach at Schnepf Farms

These vintage airstream trailers are in the heart of the beautiful Peach Farm with views of the spectacular San Tan Mountains. Each trailer is decked out with plush bedding, flat-screen TV’s, brand new AC units, microwaves, Keurig coffee machines, patio furniture, individual firepits, and bbq propane grills.

Guests can get a hot breakfast delivered or choose the option of having a basket of warm muffins in a Cozy Peach bag hanging on the trailer door. Glamping perfection!

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7. Primitive Yurt- Fort Defiance 

Located in the Goat Springs valley and only accessible by dirt road, this is the ideal secluded and serene location for those that want to escape. With beautiful open views of red rocks and volcanic black rock where sheep and the horses roam free, glamping is a truly authentic experience like no other.

Water and electricity are limited, although there is an outhouse for a bathroom facility.

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Siobhan McKenny