There’s camping and then there’s “glamping,” which mixes camping with a bit of glamor and luxury. You don’t have to truly rough it when you go glamping but you still have access to gorgeous natural surroundings where the site is set up. In Illinois, a new glampground recently opened as a world-class resort in scenic Spring Bay. Welcome to Sankoty Lakes!

Whether you prefer to stay in a cabin, RV, or glamping tent, this resort has choices for everyone. Would you like to go glamping here? Please let us know in the comments, and if you’ve been glamping in the past, let us know about your favorite spot.

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What is there to do at Sankoty Lakes?

There are many lakeside resorts in Illinois that offer fun recreational activities. But there is only one that offers a truly unique experience. Of course, that is Sankoty Lakes, where you can book the glamping getaway of a lifetime. There are 20 safari-style glamping tents with waterfront views that are equipped with world-class amenities. They include a full bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen with all of the appliances, TV, living room, large balcony, and fire pit. Of course, since this is a glamping resort, each unit has heating and cooling for your comfort. In addition to the amenities, the activities at the wilderness resort will be fun for the entire family. You’ll love fly fishing, hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, birdwatching, and more. The outdoor adventures are endless at this lakeside resort. And for more unique lakeside resorts in Illinois, here are a few that we recommend.    

What are the best campgrounds in Illinois?

There is no shortage of incredible campgrounds in Illinois. Some offer epic outdoor adventures that will certainly entertain the family. One of the best campgrounds in Illinois is located at Starved Rock State Park, a wilderness area nestled on the banks of the Illinois River. There are over 100 class-A campsites with electric hookups and the site is great for chasing waterfalls, fishing, boating, and more. Another great campground is located at Garden of the Gods Recreation Area, tucked inside the Shawnee National Forest. This is one of the most photographed places in the entire state and there are 12 first-come, first-serve campsites requiring no reservations. They come equipped with fire pits, picnic tables, toilets, and drinking water. The recreational area is great for hiking and horseback riding, and you’ll get to enjoy the incredible views of the unique rock formations. You can check out our feature article for more amazing campgrounds in Illinois

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