Glamping in Texas is the quintessential luxury experience on a vacation to the Lone Star State. Texas, with its vast landscapes and unique accommodations, offers glamping experiences that cater to all tastes. Whether you prefer a rustic cabin in the Hill Country or a chic safari tent near a bustling city, these 18 glamping destinations in Texas promise a perfect blend of luxury and nature. Embrace the Lone Star State’s outdoor beauty while enjoying the comfort and style of these exceptional glamping sites.
What is glamping? Glamping is the trendy fusion of glamorous and camping that allows outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the beauty of nature without sacrificing comfort. Think: charming yurts outfitted with real beds, electricity, and showers. Here are the best places to go glamping in the heart of Texas.
StarStruck Glamping, Alpine
Drift off to sleep underneath the stars at StarStruck Glamping in Alplin, Texas. Located within the Greater Big Bend International Dark Sky Reserve, the largest protected low-light area in the world, this is the perfect vacation for astrology fans.
You’ll stay in a clear geodesic dome where you can watch the sunset, sunrise, and stars from the comfort of your plush bed. If you want to get outside to stargaze, every dome has its own private outdoor area.
Collective Hill Country, Wimberley
Nestled in the scenic Texas Hill Country, Collective Hill Country offers luxurious safari tents with stunning views. Enjoy the outdoor hot tub and communal spaces while surrounded by nature.
Every tent at this peaceful retreat features wood-burning stoves, private decks from which to watch the sunset, luxe linens and toiletries, and en-suite bathrooms.
River Road Treehouses, New Braunfels
Experience the magic of staying in a treehouse along the Guadalupe River. Located along the famous River Road, River Road Treehouses provide a secluded and tranquil escape with modern amenities.
Choose between glamping in a custom-built treehouse or a tiny-house stay in the studio Sky Cabins. Both options feature private en-suite bathrooms and kitchens.
Green Acres, Wimberley
Set on a secluded plot just outside of Austin, Green Acres offers plenty of options for glamping, from stylishly outfitted vintage airstreams to cozy yurts, creating a retro-chic glamping experience.
Rooms do not have private bathrooms, but the on-site modern bathhouse is clean and provides hot showers. Toiletries are not provided, so be sure to bring your own.
A stay at this glamping resort includes free WiFi, coffee, linens and towels, a communal fire pit, hammocks, yard games, and more.
Sinya on Lone Man Creek, Wimberley
If you’re looking for a truly romantic retreat, immerse yourself in luxury at Sinya, a truly private glamping experience with just one treehouse, so you’ll have complete privacy.
Set on idyllic Lone Man Creek, this beautiful safari tent is equipped with a plush king bed, clawfoot soaking tub, Nespresso machines, and more.
Lighthouse Hill Ranch, Johnson City
A true Texan experience awaits at Lighthouse Hill Ranch, where remote cabins offer solitude and a relaxing getaway. Set on 2,001 scenic acres, the houses are set at least a half mile apart to ensure total privacy.
Unique accommodation types include a log home and lighthouse, so you can choose the level of glamping you want to do.
El Cosmico, Marfa
El Cosmico in Marfa provides a quirky glamping experience with tepees, yurts, and safari tents. Embrace the artistic spirit of Marfa in this bohemian oasis in the high plains desert.
Glamping accommodation options include:
- Cosmica Kasita (a glass-walled micro house)
- Bushtec tents (a blend of cabin life with outdoor amenities including an outdoor shower)
- Tepees (equipped with queen beds with heated mattress pads)
- Safari tents (basic tents with queen beds and electricity)
- Yurts (Traditional-style with modern amenities)
- Jupe tents (air-conditioned and solar-powered)
Basecamp Terlingua, Terlingua
Looking for glamping near Big Bend National Park? Basecamp Terlingua offers stylish safari tents just minutes from the park. Immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of West Texas while enjoying modern comforts.
Basecamp has a variety of different glamping types, including tipis, lotus tents, and our favorite—clear domes that offer amazing stargazing. Book the deluxe bubbles, which come with private hot tubs.
Geronimo Creek Retreat, Seguin
This family-friendly glamping retreat features tipis and treehouses along Geronimo Creek. Enjoy water activities, a hot tub, and the peaceful Texas countryside.
All of the accommodation options (even the tipis) are climate-controlled and have private bathrooms.
Tin Valley Retro Rentals, Terlingua
Step back in time at Tin Valley Retro Rentals, where vintage trailers and Airstreams create a nostalgic atmosphere nestled in the foothills of the surrounding mountains. Set on 90 private acres and just 35 miles from the ghost town of Terlingua, this is the perfect spot to get away from it all.
The resort is pet-friendly and is conveniently located near The Rio Grande and Big Bend National Park.
Mystic Quarry, Canyon Lake
Choose from tiny houses, tipis, glamping tents, and cabins to RV sites and tent sites, at the family-friendly Mystic Quarry Resort. There’s plenty to do outside of your tent, as the campground features a newly remodeled swimming pool, sand volleyball court, lawn games, and an extensive network of on-property hiking trails.
Stay Onera, Fredericksburg
Glamping meets modern design at Stay Onera. Although it’s set just a few minutes away from downtown Fredericksburg, Texas, you’ll feel miles away from the hustle and bustle as cabins are scattered among the trees.
The tiny houses have private soaking tubs, fire pits, yoga decks, hammocks, kitchenettes, and en-suite bathrooms—and some even have their own plunge pools.
Palo Duro Canyon, Canyon
Treat yourself to a glamping experience near Palo Duro Canyon State Park at Palo Duro Canyon. Canvas tents offer an upgraded sleeping environment with air conditioning, hammocks, fire pits, covered porches, minifridges, and gas grills.
Free breakfast, ice cream, and s’mores kits are included to make your stay extra sweet.
Laughing Hen Silos, La Grange
At Laughing Hen Silos, regular-looking charming cabins hide a secret behind the door—the houses are actually converted silos. You’ll descend down a ladder into a round room with everything you need, from air conditioning to private bathrooms.
The silos are located just eight miles from Round Top, Texas, making it a great option for a unique place to stay.
Lucky Arrow Retreat, Dripping Springs
Choose your own glamping adventure at Lucky Arrow Retreat in the Texas Hill Country, where various glamping experiences, including safari tents, yurts, and cabins, are on offer.
We recommend snagging one of the three safari tents, which feature king-sized beds, air conditioning, heating, WiFi, clawfoot tubs, record players, a Yeti cooler, and private bathrooms.
Walden Retreats, Johnson City
If you’re looking for truly luxurious glamping, head to Walden Retreats in Texas Hill Country. Set on 96 acres along the Pedernales River, this secluded getaway features five-star safari tents lavishly outfitted with crisp linens, wraparound decks, private outdoor showers, ensuite bathrooms, clawfoot tubs, and private fire pits.
The Retreat on the Hill, Cottonwood Shores
The Retreat on the Hill sits in a picturesque location overlooking Horseshoe Bay, Lake Marble Falls, and Lake LBJ. Although there are safari tents, teepees, and luxury tents to choose from, we recommend the Stardome Suite. Jutting out over Horseshoe Bay, this clear-domed suite is the ultimate in luxury glamping with a private fire pit, deck, outdoor shower, and ensuite restroom.
Located a quick drive from Austin and San Antonio, The Retreat on the Hill is a true urban escape.
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park, Waller
Ideal for families, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park combines glamping in rustic cabins with a range of amenities, including a water park and mini-golf. Daily events and activities, plus weekly themes, keep things fun.
Located near Houston, it’s a great weekend getaway.
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