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The 7 Best Places To Go Glamping In New York

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 New York. 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 New York

1. Gatherwild Ranch

Spread out on 15 acres of rolling hills in the Hudson Valley, this ranch provides unique shelters with simple yet luxurious interiors. Get ready to embrace the slow life here, with grassy picnics, evening bonfires, and stargazing.

The tents feature a king-size bed, and has a private deck and stoop for lounging, as well as a private firepit with available firewood. Enjoy their indoor yoga studio you can book a private yoga session, or indulge with one of their on-site holistic facials.

2. Collective Governors Island

A quick 8-minute Collective Retreats water taxi ride from downtown Manhattan brings you to a peaceful oasis that’s easily one of the most unique escapes in New York.

You’ll be surrounded by sprawling green space with unparalleled views of the Statue of Liberty, the New York Harbor, and the Manhattan Skyline. It’s a sanctuary unlike any other in the world. Wake up every morning with their in-tent complimentary Continental Breakfast and on-retreat bakery with a wood-fire bread oven and local goods.

3. Terra Glamping

Located in the scenic Cedar Point County Park, this site is just a short drive from downtown East Hamptons where you can find the best restaurants and boutiques of the Hamptons.

You can choose from 30 safari-style tents that all look across the bay to Sag Harbor and Shelter Island. Each tent features a porch for stargazing and the furniture of a fine hotel room. Enjoy a Continental breakfast every morning with pour-over coffee, fine tea, fresh local pastries, fruit, yogurt, granola.

There is no wifi, however, there is cell service. Flashlights, lanterns, and cell phone chargers are provided.

4. Geo Dome- Farm Upstate Catskills

The dome offers a peaceful and inspiring respite from life in the Big City. With outdoor double hot showers, a sink, and a claw foot bathtub. Also, a complete outdoor kitchen and grill, fridge, sink, and big fire pit are available for your use.

The farm boasts a greenhouse and vegetable garden, a pond for doggies to go swimming, and a lake across the street. Ideal for animal lovers you’ll see merino sheep, angora goats, alpacas, oberhasli dairy goats, chickens, two cats, and a dog. There is a full-service recording studio on the premises as well as a fiber arts workshop space.

5. The Glass House

The ultimate nature retreat – with all sorts of wildlife coming within inches of the house (don’t be surprised if you see coyotes and families of deer). This is truly a unique experience not that far from the bustling city of New York.

Offering a spectacular 360-degree view of the Hudson Valley and surrounding vineyards, relax and unwind and soak up all that nature has to offer. Watch the stars from a plush queen-sized bed with a super-comfy memory foam mattress.

6. Yurt- Horse Farm

Located in the Hudson Valley, this 27-acre farm is home to horses, chickens, bunnies, dogs, cats, and other farm animals. Enjoy the walking trails, creek, bonfires, wood-fired pizza oven and luxurious hot tub.

During the winter months, the Yurt is well heated with baseboard heat, a monitor heater, and a lovely gas fireplace. For the warmer months, enjoy the outside deck which has a private barbecue and nearby a private fire pit. After a day exploring, you can sit by the campfire and roast marshmallows!

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7. Cedar Lakes Estate

From lakeside and bluebird cottages, to poolside cabanas, garden suites, and camp-style houses, this estate has something for everyone. The camp-style (glamp) houses have traditional bunk beds, but not-so-traditional plush mattresses and modern decor.

Guests have full access to the use of the lakes, pools, hiking and biking trails, bonfire pits, tennis and basketball courts. This estate has everything that is needed for a memorable and refreshing getaway. Think: outdoor activities like The Blob, “drive-in” movies under the stars, and guided yoga classes.

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Siobhan McKenny