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Top 13 Glamping Spots in Idaho

Idaho is an awesome place to get off the grid and switch up your routine while experiencing its long list of outdoor attractions. This is why we love glamping in Idaho in everything from treehouses to tents, yurts, and other creative accommodations that embrace the state’s adventurous spirit. Here are some of the best glamping spots in Idaho to check out for yourself!

Crystal Peak Lookout - Fernwood Crystal Peak Lookout in the Trees
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Crystal Peak Lookout - Fernwood

This awesome treehouse listed on Airbnb hosts two guests and is ideal for a glamping experience. It’s in Fernwood, Idaho and open year-around with a wood-fired stove. It also has a wood-fired sauna below the treehouse to relax and warm up. This treehouse was built in 1959 and relocated here from Chewelah, Washington. When you stay here, you’ll have 13 acres of land to wander on and maybe even get to pick huckleberries or see fresh moose tracks in the snow. It’s essential to have a 4WD vehicle to access this glamping spot. Plan to stay here in the winter for an unforgettable experience that involves being greeted in town with hot cocoa and a vintage Snowcat, using the host’s sled and snowshoes, and getting beautiful views of the snow.

36th Street Urban Yurt - Boise Inside the 36th Street Urban Yurt
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36th Street Urban Yurt - Boise

Here’s a popular Airbnb yurt in Boise and accommodates up to six guests. The yurt is in a 0.36-acre garden and has wood floors, electricity, a gas heating stove, and skylight. Guests access the bathroom with a clawfoot tub and shower in the detached shop. You’ll also have access to a pergola and outdoor fireplace when you stay here. It stays warm and cozy in the winter months for your glamping trip to Idaho. From here, you can walk five minutes to the Buena Vista Trailhead to get in some outdoor recreation. Expect some street noise here on 36th Street, and please don’t disturb the tenants living in the main home on the property.

The 65 Santa Fe -Horseshoe Bend Entering The 65 Santa Fe
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The 65 Santa Fe -Horseshoe Bend

Campers are also fun to stay in for glamping Idaho, such as this one for two people in Horseshoe Bend. It offers a “dry camping” getaway with an outhouse for a bathroom and is a pet-free zone. The camper has handmade curtains and new throw pillows, as well as outdoor showers and an outdoor cooler. The Santa Fe camper is near other Airbnb properties offered by the host and has a private gravel driveway and parking spot. This is an affordable glamping spot that has gotten five-star reviews from many guests because of its unique hideaway vibe and cozy atmosphere for a quiet and fun trip.

Silver Fox Yurt - McCall Silver Fox Yurt- Where the Mountains Meet the Moon
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Silver Fox Yurt - McCall

You can also stay in this great yurt in McCall, Idaho to go glamping with up to four people inside the space. It’s a spacious 16-foot yurt with a viewing deck that’s in the West Central Mountains of Idaho and near hiking, biking, golf, snowshoeing, and backcountry skiing. The yurt is also 20 minutes from downtown McCall. You’ll be on 40 acres of private land here and by national forest land. The bathroom is a cute outhouse about 50-60 yards from the yurt. It’s on a private road past a locked gate and accessible by SUVs and AWD vehicles under normal conditions in the warm months. In the winter, the road is not plowed, so you’ll need to access it by snowshoes or cross-country skis – all part of the adventure!

Valley Village Arabian Nights Glamping Tent - Irwin Valley Village Arabian Nights Glamping Tent
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Valley Village Arabian Nights Glamping Tent - Irwin

Here’s a stylish and popular glamping tent in Irwin, Idaho that’s a fun place for two people. This is a glamping hotspot because it has all the comforts of home while still being a nature experience. It’s decorated with Arabian-style décor and has electricity, heat, A/C, a couch, queen-size bed, mini-fridge, a heated blanket, and a private bathroom with a tub and shower. It’s right off of Highway 26, so the host provides earplugs and a sound machine if you’re sensitive to noise. It practices extra cleaning and sanitation measures and has parking for a vehicle. It’s fun to stay here to check out Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park because both are easy day trips.

1950's Retro Camper - Lava Hot Spring Exterior of 1950's Retro Camper (Mabel)
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1950's Retro Camper - Lava Hot Spring

Mabel is another retro-style camper that’s ideal for two guests in Idaho. It’s located in Lava Hot Springs and has a queen-size bed, chairs, and side table. There is no bathroom or camper inside. There is heat inside to keep you warm in the winter and a fire pit and picnic table to use outdoors. It’s right along Fish Creek and offers lovely views. You can access portable toilets, hiking trails, and fishing in the campground.

Cowboy Bunkhouse - Horseshoe Bend Outside of Cowboy Bunkhouse
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Cowboy Bunkhouse - Horseshoe Bend

Enjoy an authentic Idaho glamping experience at this Horseshoe Bend Airbnb that’s a camper to transport you back to a simpler time. It’s an affordable spot that even allows pets free of charge. This is a “dry camping” spot that has outdoor solar showers. Come here to disconnect from city life because there is no Wi-Fi, television, and limited cell service. To bring your kids along, you can pitch a tent next to the camper. The host offers free-range eggs, educational lessons about horses, Dutch oven meals, two-hour river trips, and campfire serenades. The host has unique old RVs and eventually will have tiny houses for rent here too. It’s on the same property as the Santa Fe camper listed above! Bathroom usage is via an outhouse that is shared by all guests, as there is no running toilet.

Little Yurt in the Big Woods - Athol Grassy view at Little Yurt in the Big Woods
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Little Yurt in the Big Woods - Athol

Come to the Athol area of Idaho to stay in this popular yurt for up to four guests. It’s private and cozy with a detached bathroom. It’s also close to Farragut State Park and Bayview. You’ll enjoy being in this private yard, having an equipped kitchen, and fresh eggs available with the first half-dozen complimentary. There’s an outdoor area with a patio table, chairs, and a fire pit.

1965 Golden Falcon Trailer - Horseshoe Bend Exterior of 1965 Golden Falcon Trailer
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1965 Golden Falcon Trailer - Horseshoe Bend

Another trailer accommodation on the Horseshoe Bend property mentioned above is the popular Golden Falcon. It’s best for two people who are under 6’2” in height. Once again, this is a “dry camping” style experience with no Wi-Fi, but most phone services work here besides AT&T. It’s a wonderful spot for a couple with a small pet. The space offers private parking with keyless arrival at any time. There are garbage cans and recycling for guests to use here.

Caribou Yurt - Pocatello Caribou Yurt
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Caribou Yurt - Pocatello

Located in Pocatello, this yurt sleeps up to four guests and offers handcrafted furniture and mountain views. Guests here enjoy the great breakfasts delivered to them and the cozy wood-burning stove for warmth. Just steps away from the yurt is a clean composting outhouse. Other perks are the big-screen TV with DVDs, games, microwave, snacks, and a trampoline set up outside by the picnic table and firepit. The famous Lava Hot Springs are about a 45-minute drive from here to check that out.

Junipers Rest Tent Cabin - Lava Hot Springs Junipers Rest Tent Cabin
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Junipers Rest Tent Cabin - Lava Hot Springs

Tent cabins are also unique glamping spots, such as this one in Lava Hot Springs. It works for two guests and is a military-style tent cabin along the Portneuf River. Enjoy the mountain views, firepit, and plenty of privacy here. The tent is right off Highway 30 and behind the KOA mini-market and campground. For an extra fee, you can get a hot breakfast from 8am – 10am. The shared bathroom for guests is a two-minute walk from the site.

Dotty 1960's Retro Camper - Lava Hot Springs Outside view of (Dotty) 1960's retro camper
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Dotty 1960's Retro Camper - Lava Hot Springs

This retro camper offers a glamping experience for two guests in Lava Hot Springs. It’s on 60-acres of mountain property and fully remodeled with a queen-size bed, electricity, heater, drinking water, and a table and chairs. The camper does not have a kitchen or bathroom, but you can use the portable toilets in the campground when you go glamping here.

Sunrise Retreat Yurt Accommodations - Cascade View inside Sunrise Retreat Yurt Accommodations
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Sunrise Retreat Yurt Accommodations - Cascade

For a glamping trip in Cascade, choose this yurt for your larger group of up to eight people. It’s in the Payette River Mountains and about two hours north of Boise. The yurt does not have electricity or plumbing, and it’s about a quarter-mile hike from the parking area. However, you’ll get firewood to use in the fireplace, LP lights, a two-burner cooktop, and a new solar bathroom. Pets are allowed during the spring, summer, and fall.

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