12 Awesome Places to Go Glamping Near New York City

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Maybe you don’t have the best reputation for being outdoorsy or maybe you’re a seasoned pro—whatever the case, it’s always a good idea to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of the city and out amid Mother Nature. And, when you book a stay at one of these 12 glamping spots near New York City, you can do that with luxury bedding, gourmet meals and Wi-Fi. Here’s where to rough it without actually roughing it.

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Lucy Ballantyne

1. Eastwind Hotel & Bar (Windham, NY)

  • Distance from NYC: 2 hours and 30 minutes by car

We know what you’re thinking: Um, how is it glamping if “hotel” is right there in the name? This chic Catskills property (converted from a 1920s bunkhouse) includes seven Scandinavian-style A-frame cabins, as well as three new suites with a queen-size loft bed, a lounge space with a full-size pull-out sofa, a writer's nook with a desk, a fridge, a full en-suite bathroom and an outdoor shower. Plus, gorgeous windowed triple doors open up to a private, furnished outdoor deck. On the property’s 17 acres, guests can enjoy two saunas, fire pits with grilling and s'mores kits available upon request, breakfast baskets and cocktails available for delivery anywhere on the property, picnic tables, bikes for rent, hammocks, Wi-Fi and electric car charging. There are also more traditional room types in the Hill House, as well as the main building, the Bunk House, that’s open with occupancy restrictions and contactless check-in/out.

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2. Tentrr (Catskills, NY)

  • Distance from NYC: Depends on location

This curated service gives you access to gorgeous stretches of private land in the Catskills where you and up to 11 friends can hang out. Each site includes a platform tent with a queen-size air mattress for two (and an additional dome tent for your pals), a fire pit with a grill and a restroom/shower situation, plus (obviously) gorgeous natural surroundings, like hiking trails and swimming holes. Tentrr also has a partnership with New York State Parks, so you can go on a scenic hike in Harriman State Park, Taconic State Park, Lake Taghkanic State Park, or Mills Norrie State Park.  Bring on the s’mores.

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Firelight Camps

3. Firelight Camps (Ithaca, NY)

  • Distance from NYC: 4 hours by car

It doesn’t get much better than this swanky retreat in Ithaca that features luxe safari tents outfitted with hardwood floors, plush king or double queen beds, and private porches with rocking chairs, plus complimentary locally sourced breakfast and pour-over coffee. You’re also in close proximity to hiking, waterfalls, kayaking and—lucky you—smack-dab in the middle of wine country (check out some of our favorite wineries here). A post-hike Riesling? Don’t mind if we do.

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4. Getaway (Catskills & Machimoodus, NY)

  • Distance from NYC: Depends on location

Think of this service as the Beyoncé of glamping. Getaway caters to the city dwellers who genuinely don’t want to leave their homes but are desperate for a relaxing weekend in the woods. Their pint-sized cabins may be small, but that’s all part of their charm. Each cabin is fit for campfire cooking with a fire pit, grill grate, picnic table and chairs, plus firewood or charcoal and a firestarter for purchase. You also don’t have to worry about taking those dreaded cold showers as hot water is provided and so are bath towels, biodegradable soap, shampoo and conditioner. It’s basically a little home away from home.

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5. Climbing Vine Cottage (Newfield, NY)

  • Distance from NYC: 4 hours by car

This custom-designed yurt is any nature lover’s paradise. The abode is surrounded by lush gardens, beautiful orchards as well as birds and butterflies nearby. It’s a great getaway for people who enjoy hiking, biking and all lure of the Great Outdoors. The yurt is also super kid-friendly, thanks to the included kids table as well as a play kitchen, baskets of Legos and a well-stocked children's book shelf, so your little ones will be well-occupied.

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6. Woodstock Meadows (Catskills, NY)

  • Distance from NYC: 1 hour and 50 minutes by car

You’ll have an entire 24 acres all to yourself when you book a stay at this beautiful location. The site comes with two luxuriously appointed safari tents, a fully equipped dining gazebo, functional sinks to wash your things, an outdoor hot shower, a portalet and a large firepit to roast some yummy marshmallows. If you’re not interested in cooking at all, a list of restaurants and grocery stores that deliver and/or provide curbside pickup will be provided.

7. Cedar Lakes Estate (Hudson Valley, NY)

  • Distance from NYC: 1 hour and 30 minutes by car

This beautiful estate with various accommodation options (cabins, cottages and farmhouse suites) is situated around a private lake and boasts more than 500 acres of greenery. All meals and drinks are included with your stay (breakfast a la carte, a lunch box for a picnic anywhere on the grounds each afternoon, and a special dinner each night). And before you ask—cocktails, sommelier-paired wines and local beers are available with each meal. Activities on site include boating, tennis, swimming, fishing and field games. Game on.

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Collective Governor's Island

8. Collective Governors Island (Governors Island, NY)

  • Distance from NYC: 1 hour and 4 minutes by public transit

Don’t have a car? No problem. Get the glamping experience right here in NYC on Governors Island. This retreat offers four outlook shelters featuring floor-to-ceiling views of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan skyline and 16 tents—all of which have air conditioning. The entire retreat is open-air as the restaurant, check-in area and rooms are all tented. Dinner with a view? Don’t mind if we do.

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Harmony Hill Lodging & Retreat Center

9. Harmony Hill Lodging & Retreat Center (East Meredith, NY)

  • Distance from NYC: 3 hours by car

Let nature nurture you! The name fits—these yurts have all the comforts of home, including, yes, plumbing. The resort also touts their modern kitchens (fully equipped with cookware and coffee) and hardwood floors, as well as a kitchen table, a king bed, reading chairs, Wi-Fi, heat, skylight domes, large screened windows, French doors and decks complete with a charcoal grill. Did we mention a hiking trail starts right behind your yurt? Plus, the Western Catskills site is just minutes away from kayaking, horseback riding, mountain hiking, farmers markets and more. What’s not to love?

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Huttopia Adirondacks

10. Huttopia Adirondacks (Lake Luzerne, NY)

  • Distance from NYC: 3 hours and 30 minutes

Perfect for families with youngsters, the brand new Huttopia Adirondacks has a central lodge with board games and a playground, as well as a heated pool, outdoor live music, outdoor cinema screenings, arts and crafts, and nature discovery activities on select dates. Located in the Lake George region at the foot of Kenyon Mountain, the glamping resort boasts its 79 custom-designed wood frame and canvas tents, which range from totally hooked up with power to fully unplugged, for those who want an electricity-free experience.

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Hemlock Falls

11. Hemlock Falls Camping (Parksville, NY)

  • Distance from NYC:  2 hours and 30 minutes by car

This family-owned operation in the Sullivan Catskills is far from the usual. For starters, there are three year-round waterfalls, two shallow swimming holes and 100+ year-old rock walls surrounding the four private canvas campsites. Each tented site sleeps two with a queen bed and bamboo linens, plus they’re equipped with covered decks, camp kitchens, charcoal BBQ grills, and fire pits—all of which are private to you!

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Gather Greene

12. Gather Greene (Coxsackie, NY)

  • Distance from NYC: 2 hours by car

Ever wanted to feel like you were out in nature, but with air conditioning, heating, warm showers, and a mini fridge? Us too. All 17 cabins on this 100-acre precipice have a grand picture window next to the king-sized bed, along with a closet with a large mirror, a deck and plenty of caffeine. Nestled between the Catskills and Massachusetts’ Berkshire Mountains, the views are unlike any other. So, basically the romantic getaway we didn’t know we needed.