Autumn is the perfect season to enjoy the great outdoors in the US. Some travelers like to get their hands dirty exploring the wild, and some prefer more refined and comfortable options. For the rough and tumble outdoorsy types, sleeping bags, and packable tents are the perfect option. For the others, there’s glamping, traditional outdoor camping’s posh cousin. Fortunately, glamping doesn’t have to mean disconnection from nature but a refined approach to immersing within it. These ten nature-lover cabins bring the wild and the wonderful within the discerning traveler’s reach. This fall, upgrade the typical weekend trip with a cabin stay that adds a touch of glam to any fall trip.
10 Glamping Unplugged In North Carolina
Fall asleep to the babbling of a creek and wake up secluded in the fall colors of a North Carolina forest in this simple but luxurious camping dome by Glamping Unplugged. Travelers can enjoy a spacious bed that faces a panoramic window onto the forest and the nearby creek, just steps from the camp. A firepit and indoor fireplace add a cozy touch to the glamping experience in the nippy autumn months. Moreover, the location is perfect for travelers searching for day hikes and seclusion.
9 The Big Little Glamping Spot In Oregon
For a delightfully minimal glamping experience, travelers should head to Cedar Bloom Farm, located on the Illinois River in southern Oregon. The best part about this campsite is the variety of options available. Travelers can choose cozy, wooden A-frame cabins or airy camping domes. The natural setting offers the best of the region’s charms and activities, including stargazing and hiking in the lush golden fall foliage. Although the camping experience feels quite exclusive, the area is part of a retreat center and is open for event bookings as well as individual stays.
8 Rail Car Camping In Texas
For travelers looking for a historical experience, the Santa Fe Rail Car cabin at Country Woods Inn is outside of Austin, Texas. The former railway car has been converted to a highly compact cabin, nestled into the leafy campsite. There are other themed cabins on site, but the Rail Car has a special charm. Antique railway memorabilia and a clawfoot tub are just a few of the special touches that make this cabin a unique and fun experience. The rustic space sleeps four in two bunk beds, so it’s perfect for a “friendstaway”.
7 Under The Big Tent In New Hampshire’s The White Mountains
Tucked discreetly among multiple mountains in driving distance, Hub North is a hiker’s haven with a little something extra. The Corvus is a luxurious bell tent with a large bed and low, comfy seats. The front flap opens onto views of the leafy campsite and the surrounding mountains. The tent is an ideal haunt for hikers, with plentiful hiking options within a short drive. Feel good about this choice, knowing solar power is providing device charging and light in the tent. Enjoy New England’s fiery fall foliage with gritty hikes and glamorous nights.
6 Luxury Tents Outside Of Chicago
Just a couple of hours’ drive from Chicago, Camp Aramoni is an ideal option for social glampers and travelers looking for the warm Midwest spirit in the great outdoors. Opened in 2022, this campsite offers multiple luxury tented options, and some special features visitors shouldn’t miss. A converted vintage Airstream trailer serves as the roving bar and social hub of the campsite. Still, the magic of the outdoors is never far, with hiking trails and a meandering river easily accessible nearby.
5 Lakefront 20th Century Tiny House In Washington State
Thanks to the ultra-trendy tiny house movement, travelers have excellent small cabin options around the United States. However, House Upon The Sand is unique. This 1920’s-era tiny house is a relocated modernist cabin that’s light and airy despite its small size, with a mostly white interior. A wooden hot tub on site is ideal for chilly autumn days. The real star of the camp, however, is the sprawling view of Hood Canal. Visitors can enjoy awe-inspiring fall sunsets as the autumn sunlight illuminates the trees along the shoreline while the serene lake reflects the splendor. House Upon The Sand is perfect for a romantic getaway spent engulfed in nature and privacy.
4 Shenandoah Glamping Outpost
The Shenandoah Valley is a perennial favorite location for autumn hiking. Now it has an ideal affordable glamping option for discerning weekenders and wanderers. Getaway Cabins are tiny houses discreetly located in the woods and arranged in groups called Outposts. In the Shenandoah Valley Outpost, visitors can wake up in a cozy, wood-paneled cabin with a large picture window right by the bed, providing an enchanting wooded view. Getaway Cabins are now all over the US, with more planned, so it is easy to book a quick getaway in the great outdoors, from coast to coast.
3 Scandinavian Style Glamping In Upstate New York
Eastwind is a collective of Scandinavian-inspired cabins that embrace trending and traditional nordic values of minimalism, functional design, and hygge. In Autumn 2022, a new campsite of cabins and suites will open in the Catskill mountains. The prime location in Oliverea Valley affords stunning views of the mountains, drenched in fall colors. What’s more, the location in upstate New York is great for fishing, hiking, and scenic drives. Visitors can be among the first to experience the cabins this fall.
2 Desert Hideaway In Arizona
Located on an expansive ranch in Navajoland, The Kyoob is a new glamping option that feels comfortingly isolated in the scrubland of the ranch. However, the location is part of a larger retreat center and is well connected to popular regional sites like Antelope Canyon and Lake Powell. For autumn travelers seeking desert solitude and modern convenience, The Kyoob is more than a campsite – it’s a destination well worth the trip.
1 Mountain Tree Houses In Tennessee
Travelers can release their inner child while satisfying more sophisticated tastes at Treetop Hideaways in Tennessee. With rare, breathtaking vistas from Lookout Mountain, the Luna and Elements treehouses offer rustic luxury features like timber walls, antique decor, and giant windows to indulge in forest views. Adventurous travelers seeking an immersive experience in the fall foliage can find it here – literally living and sleeping in an autumnal tree canopy. The city of Chattanooga is a short drive away, so guests can enjoy the best of all worlds in these cozy cabins.