Central Texas (KXAN) — With the summer season in full swing, many people are completing summer to-do lists and picking places to visit for day trips and extended stays.
Camping has always been an option for those brave enough to brave the summer heat, but glamping offers a more luxurious option. For beginners glamping.com defines this experience as ‘where beautiful nature meets modern luxury’.
As Central Texas attracted more residents, it also attracted more visitors. Whether you’re looking for a staycation close to home or you’ve traveled far to experience the great outdoors with a little fun, here are some glamping sites you can visit this summer.
in Spicewood, Cypress Valley offers off-grid glamping tent sites with king-size beds, indoor seating areas, coolers, power battery banks to charge your electronics, and private porches with outdoor seating. The grounds include shower houses and toilets, gas grills, picnic and recreation areas, and a pool for community use.
Lucky Arrow Retreat
Located in Dripping Springs, Lucky Arrow Retreat offers cabin and porch house rentals and yurts tucked away in the Texas Hill Country. The Yurt is a 200 square foot unit with a personal deck, queen size bed, Wi-Fi, coffee maker, air conditioning and heating.
On-site facilities include communal showers and toilets, a covered beer garden, restaurants, an event center and a heated swimming pool.
Udoscape Eco Glamping Resort
settled in Lago Vista, Udoscape is an adults-only resort with 11 furnished pods located in Texas Hill Country. Pods are equipped with plush bedding, private toilets, kitchenettes, dining areas, hot tubs and hammocks. The resort has swimming pools, grills, fire pits, massage pods, and meeting and boardrooms for guests.
Glatt Austin Campground in Bastrop Lake North Shore Park with luxury glamping cabins for guests to stay in. The cabin features a king size bed and sofa bed, WiFi, mini fridge, coffee maker, dining table, fire pit and lake. view.
Community facilities include hiking and biking trails, canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard rentals, a park camp store, and other facilities.
The Juniper Ranch & Retreat
Located near Canyon Lake The Juniper Ranch & Retreat Bell Tents feature full-size beds, private hot tubs, hammocks, grills, picnic tables, coffeemakers, small refrigerators, heating, air conditioning, and Wi-Fi. There is also an open-air bath near the tent site on the site.
Located in Marble Falls missing hotel It bills itself as a “dismantled experiential hotel” located northwest of Austin. The shelter features a king size bed, separate living room space, kitchenette, outdoor dining area and lounge. There are also indoor and outdoor showers, hot tubs and outdoor bathtubs on site.
in Johnson City Johnny Yurts Each has a private yurt with two queen beds, ensuite bathroom and fully stocked kitchenette. This luxury campground is located near Pedernales Falls State Park, 290 Wine Trail, Science Mill, and Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, making it the perfect day trip.
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