Spring is almost here and so is the time to make new travel plans. This time don’t forget to add ‘glamping’ to it. Well, glamping is a pretty new word coined in the travel world but gradually gaining popularity among travellers. And when it comes to glamping, the best you can get is at the outdoor adventure paradise of America, Utah. Utah provides some of the best camping experiences in the world with a tinge of luxury to it. With plenty of national parks and canyons to its possession, Utah endows some of the best glamping experiences in Utah to the travellers looking for some extra dose of nature and adventure.
So, here are some of the best glamping spots of Utah that you must visit on your next trip to the state.
Under Canvas Moab:
Under Canvas Moab is located 13 kms from the Arches National Park and about 35 kms from Canyonlands National Park. Both these national parks are best known for the abundance of some unique and rare red canyons, a must visit for every nature lover. Canyonlands National Park preserves colourful landscapes surrounded by numerous eroded canyons and the Colorado & the Green River and their tributaries.
Enjoy a little digital detox by keeping yourself busy with activities like ziplining, white water rafting and canyoneering. Prior booking of these activities is advisable.
Open: March to October
Capitol Reef Resort
Located at the doorstep of Capitol Reef National Park, Capitol Reef Resorts offers abundance of stay options to their guest. From luxury cabin to wagon stay experience, Capitol Reef Resorts got you covered. Minimum requirement for booking is 2 nights, which will still be less to explore the vastness of Capitol Reef National Park.
Capitol Reef National Park is filled with brilliantly coloured sandstone cliffs and shining white domes with contrasting layers of stones and rocks. Its picturesque desert landscape is open all year and should not be missed at any cost. Huge range of activities are available for tourists, like hiking, backpacking, camping, cycling, horseback riding, canyoneering and rock climbing. You can also enjoy a wide variety of seasonal fruits like cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, apples etc. at the orchards. Enjoy plenty of activities like llama trekking and jeep tours that you can book with your stay package. So, don’t forget to add these glamping experiences in Utah to your itinerary.
Open: May to September
Zion Backcountry Glamping
This is yet another place to get engrossed in nature without worrying about what to post on social media. Remotely located very close to the infamous Zion National Park. The Zion National Park is best known for its steep and serrated red rock cliffs and its parched landscape. Zion National Park is an adventure playground for passionate travellers. From hiking trails to rock climbing and from mountain biking to bouldering, there is are loads of great activities to be enjoyed at Utah’s most famous national park. It is one of the best places to spend time with kids and family.
Experience a stay in a converted sheep camp wagon. Larger groups can be accommodated in regular tents. Yurts are yet another experiencing stay.
Open: May to October
If you already have Kanab, Zion National Park and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in your itinerary, then this place is the best option for you. The best of Utah’s attraction is located very close to this glamping base. While you can enjoy the red rock cliffs at the Zion National Park, you can witness nature’s unique collection of grey, white and pink cliffs at the Grand Staircase Escalante. Besides enjoying the natural beauty of these places, you can visit the nearby weekend farmers’ market or indulge in various activities provided at the glamping ground.
There are five luxurious safari style tents available here to make your experience more luxury which can accommodate groups up to 10 pax. Your furry friends are welcomed here with a prior intimation.
Open: April – October
Conestoga Ranch Bear Lake:
The rustic elegance and luxurious amenities at this place are a must for you to experience.
Open: May to September
Utah has abundance of such beyond words camping and glamping experiences in Utah awaiting just for you. All these places provide breath-taking landscapes and adventures for you to explore. So, just pack your bags and embrace glamping this year.