Some people love camping—getting out in nature, sleeping on the ground and making dinner on a campfire. Others really love nature, but have a hard time “roughing it.” Do you wish you could camp in the Great Outdoors, but still enjoy all the comforts of home? “Glamping” is the perfect solution. Check out these seven “Glampgrounds” in Florida!
1. Glamping Tent At Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, Lake Wales
Stay at a real dude ranch in Lake Wales. Glamp sites come with a king-sized bed, two twin-sized beds, air conditioning and the key to a private bath. (3200 River Ranch Blvd., Lake Wales)
2. Teepee at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, Lake Wales
Choose the luxury teepee at Westgate for a luxurious stay. The teepee includes comfy leather chairs, a full bath with clawfoot tub, double-sided fireplace and fully-equipped kitchen. Sleeps four people. (3200 River Ranch Blvd., Lake Wales)
3. Silver Bullet Retreats, Tampa
Stay in an vintage Airstream---without having to tow it yourself. Silver Bullet Retreats tows the Airstream of your choice to one of several central Florida campgrounds and sets it up. All you have to do is show up and camp!
4. Jules Undersea Lodge, Key Largo
To stay in this underwater lodge, you’ll actually have to scuba dive 21 feet down to enter. The lodge is fully-equipped with everything you’ll need, including a comfy bed, fully-stocked kitchen and entertainment. They’ll even deliver pizza to you while you’re there! (51 Shoreline Drive, Key Largo)
5. Fully-Equipped Airstreams, Summerland Key
Rent one of these Airstreams and enjoy comfortable beds, kitchens and air conditioning, along with WIFI, television and bathroom. More information
6. Up-Cycled Shipping Container Glamping, Jupiter
Rent the whole site to sleep up to eight people, or just rent one or two rooms. The shipping container has been turned into a luxury getaway, complete with comfortable beds, a shared or private bath (depending on the rental) and a deck. More information
7. Luxury Tree House, Milton
How about a stay up in the treetops? These luxury treehouses offer all the amenities of home, tucked in the trees. You’ll enjoy full kitchens, baths with garden or clawfoot tubs, porches and even gas fireplaces. More information