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To truly enjoy the “stars at night” of the Lone Star state, you’ve got to get out of the city and deep into nature. But that doesn’t mean you have to sleep on a bed made of twigs or skip showering all weekend. With Glamping (or Glamourous Camping), you can sleep under the stars while still enjoying a comfy bed, electricity, and even a private bathroom – all while being within easy access to some of the best destinations in Texas. Texas has some impressive natural beauty, so you may as well enjoy it from the comforts of these deluxe tents, and cabins.

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Ndotto, Resort Glamping @ FireSong Ranch - Spicewood Ndotto, Resort Glamping @ FireSong Ranch
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Ndotto, Resort Glamping @ FireSong Ranch

Ndotto, Resort Glamping @ FireSong Ranch - Spicewood

Set in the heart of Texas Hill Country, this one-of-a-kind tent offers spectacular views from its outdoor terrace. Soak up the scenery while enjoying modern perks such as AC/heating, an electric fireplace and Nespresso coffee maker. You’ve got all you need here for a memorable getaway, with a luxurious indoor soaking tub, outdoor hot tub, outdoor fireplace and outdoor shower. Ideal for couples looking for some romance, this is an adults-only retreat.

Riverfront Resort Glamping "Safari for the Soul" - Spicewood Riverfront Resort Glamping
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Riverfront Resort Glamping "Safari for the Soul"

Riverfront Resort Glamping "Safari for the Soul" - Spicewood

Only a short drive from Austin, this safari tent offers you a chance to appreciate the outdoors. Step inside the 400 square foot abode to discover AC and heating and Keurig coffee maker. Set directly on the Pedernales River, you’ll have direct dock access with fun lake activities on offer, such as kayaking and fishing, while you can also kick back and listen to the sound of nature in the outdoor hot tub.

Experience Austin Glamping - Austin Experience Austin Glamping
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Experience Austin Glamping

Experience Austin Glamping - Austin

Centrally located near some of Austin’s top attractions, this luxury yacht is ideal for those who want to see what yurt like is all about. The first and only inside the city of Austin, the spacious yurt has inviting perks such as Wi-Fi, a communal fire pit, a private outdoor shower and a small kitchen. Best of all, its temperature controlled! While you might have neighbors with other glamping campers on the property, it has been strategically placed to offer plenty of privacy. It also boasts a private outhouse, HD projector and iPad.

Yurt at Green Acres - Elgin Green Acres, Elgin
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Green Acres, Elgin

Yurt at Green Acres - Elgin

Choose from two private yurts at this boutique retreat just a short drive away from the top-rated attractions in Austin. The beautifully decorated yurts have queen size beds plus access to a modern bathhouse, barn, and a shared outdoor kitchen. While most guests come to Green Acres to unwind, you can stay busy walking the wooded nature trails, feeding the Alpacas, or playing horseshoes. At night, you can head to the fire pit for a relaxing evening with s’mores and cocktails. Have at least one meal at one of the famous BBQ restaurants in downtown Elgin, just 10 minutes away from Green Acres.

Courage Cabin, Luxe Glamping (Hike/Swim) - Dripping Springs Courage Cabin, Luxe Glamping (Hike/Swim)
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Courage Cabin, Luxe Glamping (Hike/Swim)

Courage Cabin, Luxe Glamping (Hike/Swim) - Dripping Springs

Head to this luxe nature lodge in Dripping Springs and stay in a single-room glamping cabin with a private deck overlooking the Texas Hill Country. It features a full-size bed, AC/Heating unit, breakfast table/workspace and coffee maker. Having trouble sleeping? Take advantage of the blackout curtains and sound machine. A perfect spot for those looking for peace and serenity, yoga and meditation classes are offered for a fee, while pool passes are available to a nearby pool accessible via a short walking path.

Yurt In The Trees - Dripping Springs Yurt In The Trees
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Yurt In The Trees

Yurt In The Trees - Dripping Springs

Get away from it all in this luxury wood-framed yurt, which is nestled between towering live oaks on a deck overlooking the creek, canyon and common area that features porch swings and a fire pit. The yurt features a comfy queen-size bed, fiber Wi-Fi and a full bathroom with a tub. Kick back on the Adirondack chairs and listen to the sound of birds, then brew a cup of Joe with the Keurig coffee maker, French press, pour-over brewer or hand-powered grinder. There’s also AC and a heater available and screened windows that can be opened or closed or shaded with awnings.

Luxury Eco Yurt at The Cedars Ranch - Wimberley Luxury Eco Yurt at The Cedars Ranch
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Luxury Eco Yurt at The Cedars Ranch

Luxury Eco Yurt at The Cedars Ranch - Wimberley

Nestled in the heart of Texas Hill Country, this luxury eco yurt is surrounded by 20 acres of secluded live oak and cedar trees. The family-sized space offers guests a unique self-catering experience, offering a kitchen and dining space, king-size bed and living area with a sofa bed. When you’re ready to explore, follow the scenic walking trails, visit the organic flower garden and orchards and hang out by the fire pit.

THE GLAMP by SkyBox Cabins - Glen Rose THE GLAMP by SkyBox Cabins
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THE GLAMP by SkyBox Cabins

THE GLAMP by SkyBox Cabins - Glen Rose

Upscale camping at its finest, these fully furnished bell tents are set on a deck and are surrounded by cedar and hardwoods. There’s a separate building with a full bathroom and kitchenette, as well as an outdoor dining area, grill and fire pit with a view. There’s no TV or W-Fi here, so its a great space to completely disconnect. Ideal for adventurers, it offers easy access to Dinosaur Valley State Park, downtown Glen Rose and Fossil Rim.

Kindness Cabin @ 13 Acres - Dripping Springs Kindness Cabin @ 13 Acre
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Kindness Cabin @ 13 Acre

Kindness Cabin @ 13 Acres - Dripping Springs

Located at 13 Acres, this off-the-beaten-path gem in Dripping Spring features a full-size bed, standing fan AC, coffee maker and black out curtains. Common spaces at this retreat invite you to embrace the outdoor scenery include an outdoor shower, sunset deck and grill, while 60-minute yoga classes are available for all skill levels. Discover your zen with the meditation classes, then enjoy the picnic tables, hammocks, butterfly garden and nearby trails.

Private, Romantic Yurt - Wimberley Private, Romantic Yurt
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Private, Romantic Yurt

Private, Romantic Yurt - Wimberley

Named Sasha Ger, this cozy yurt is ideal for couples or solo travelers who are looking to unplug. It’s got many comforts from home, including an outdoor kitchen with a refrigerator and grill, as well as a hot tub and outdoor shower. Soak up the spectacular 360-degree views from a hammock on the rooftop deck or enjoy a glass of wine while watching the sunset by the fire pit. It offers the best of both worlds with high-speed Wi-Fi and 10 acres of trails to explore. If this space is reserved for your dates, check out the host’s other yurt listings.

Glamping with Hilltop Views (+ Hot Tub, Outdoor Shower) - Pipe Creek Glamping with Hilltop Views (+ Hot Tub, Outdoor Shower)
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Glamping with Hilltop Views (+ Hot Tub, Outdoor Shower)

Glamping with Hilltop Views (+ Hot Tub, Outdoor Shower) - Pipe Creek

Set beneath an oak tree canopy, this yurt offers majestic views of the Texas Hill Country. The ultimate getaway for outdoor enthusiasts, it offers a private hot tub and fire pit, while on-site massages and artisan breakfast are available as add-ons. Inside the yurt, you’ll find a comfy living space with a small dining table and air conditioning to keep you cool, but its the stunning natural views outside that will keep you captivated.

Texas Glamping and Wilderness Experience - Goldthwaite Texas Glamping and Wilderness Experience
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Texas Glamping and Wilderness Experience

Texas Glamping and Wilderness Experience - Goldthwaite

Set on a remote wildlife management ranch in the Texas Hill Country, this safari tent is perfect for nature lovers, bird watchers and photographers. Surrounded by 100 acres and nestled in a small valley, it features a covered outdoor kitchen and outdoor shower. There are blinds set up for bird and game viewing and two ponds for fishing, while the clear night skies offer spectacular stargazing opportunities. It’s an eco-friendly spot to stay, with a focus on preservation and protection fo the land and wildlife and everything on the ranch powered by alternative energy.

Sinya on Lone Man Creek - Wimberley Sinya on Lone Man Creek, Wimberley
Sinya on Lone Man Creek, Wimberley

Sinya on Lone Man Creek - Wimberley

Sinya is the ultimate in Hill Country glamor in the charming town of Wimberley. The safari tent overlooking Lone Man Creek seamlessly blends luxury and eco-friendly practices. You’ll rise naturally each morning with sunlight pouring in and Tassimo coffee for an added boost. You can spend your days in the hammock or out hiking and swimming. Whatever you choose, you can unwind at the end of the day with a soak in the clawfoot tub before sleeping in your plush king-size bed.

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El Cosmico - Marfa El Cosmico
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El Cosmico

El Cosmico - Marfa

El Cosmico is a campsite located in the high plains desert in Marfa. When booking your accommodations, you’ll have your choice of comfortable accommodation. The night sky in Marfa can’t be beaten, so be sure to reserve one of El Cosmico’s wood-fired hot tubs for cozy stargazing. During the day, you’ll want to spend some time enjoying the city of Marfa and its vibrant art scene.

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Living Waters on Lake Travis - Spicewood Living Waters on Lake Travis
Living Waters on Lake Travis

Living Waters on Lake Travis - Spicewood

Living Waters is a large Hill Country destination that frequently hosts yoga retreats, women’s retreats, and couples’ getaways. But you can enjoy their beautiful accommodations year round by booking one of their eco-cabins or cottages. With a resident yoga instructor and massage therapist on site, you can have a truly indulgent weekend on Lake Travis. There’s no better or more secluded spot to enjoy the lake than on Living Waters’ floating cabin. All resort guests can enjoy spending time out on the cabin’s deck which floats just inches above the water.

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River Road Treehouses - New Braunfels River Road Treehouses
River Road Treehouses

River Road Treehouses - New Braunfels

What better way to enjoy the scenic vistas of New Braunfels than from your own private treehouse? These deluxe treehouses are nothing like the shacks you and your siblings built growing up. Each of the six beautiful treehouses features wi-fi, air conditioning, and modern kitchens and bathrooms. The houses have private or shared decks and are connected by wooden footbridges. Walk among the birds and trees before heading down to the Guadalupe River below. You’ll access the river from the property’s River Park which is a great place to swim, fish, or go on a tubing adventure.

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Cypress Valley Canopy Tours - Spicewood Cypress Valley Canopy Treehouse
Cypress Valley Canopy Treehouse

Cypress Valley Canopy Tours - Spicewood

Stay in a treehouse in Spicewood at Cypress Valley Canopy Tours. Popular for its ziplining adventures, Cypress Valley Canopy Tours also has a number of treehouses on site for overnight guests. The Lofthaven treehouse is Cypress Valley’s most popular option, where guests can truly live amongst the forest canopy in this yurt that was built around a cypress tree. However, Cypress Valley also offers a two-bedroom treehouse, The Nest, and solar-powered single room treehouses too. In true glamping style, Cypress Valley does not skimp on amenities, such as canopy beds, a breakfast bar with locally roasted coffee, and heated showers.

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Basecamp Terlingua - Terlingua Basecamp Terlingua
Basecamp Terlingua

Basecamp Terlingua - Terlingua

Experience the beauty of west Texas when you stay at Basecamp Terlingua. This glamping destination found in Terlingua, Texas, outside of Big Bend National Park, is perfect for stargazing. Guests can choose from a variety of glamping accommodations here, including tents, and something called a “bubble.” The bubbles at Basecamp Terlingua are the most unique way to go “glamping.” The Basecamp Bubbles are clear inflatable bubbles that are big enough for two guests. Since the plastic bubbles are clear, you’ll be able to see the impressive night’s sky while laying in your queen-sized bed.

Savannah's Meadow - Celeste Savannah's Meadow
Savannah's Meadow

Savannah's Meadow - Celeste

Staying at Savannah’s Meadow is like living in a fairytale. Described as a “treehouse bed and breakfast,” Savannah’s Meadow is so beautiful that it regularly hosts weddings here. Take a stroll through the lavender fields before retiring to your treehouse situated among the oak trees. There are two treehouses here and a trailer to rent as well. The treehouses can accommodate multiple guests. The Majestic Oak Treehouse is a magnificent, multi-story structure built around a living oak tree, with its limbs running throughout the space.

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Wahwahtaysee Resort - Kingsbury Wahwahtaysee Resort
Wahwahtaysee Resort

Wahwahtaysee Resort - Kingsbury

Wahwahtaysee Resort is found along the San Marcos River in Kingsbury, Texas. Guests have the option of staying in a luxury cabin or tent here. Don’t let the word “tent” fool you, however; the tents at Wahwahtaysee Resort are spacious and downright beautiful inside, as they are furnished with hardwood floors, boho modern decor and plenty of amenities. At 650 square feet, the tents at Wahwahtaysee Resort contain a king-sized bed, indoor shower, and kitchenette too. When you aren’t relaxing in your tent here, explore the onsite pecan orchard.

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Walden Retreats - Johnson City Walden Retreats
Walden Retreats

Walden Retreats - Johnson City

Located outside of Austin is Walden Retreats, a Johnson City destination that offers luxury tent accommodations. There are only two tents on the property, so you’ll want to book your stay here well in advance. The safari-style tents are situated on 96 acres of the Texas Hill Country, offering a bit of solitude for guests who stay here. Ideal for couples, each tent has a king-sized bed, air conditioning, a clawfoot tub, kitchenette, and private bathroom. While you’re on the property, take in the beautiful Hill Country vistas, as Walden Retreat overlooks the Pedernales River.

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Barons CreekSide - Fredericksburg Barons Creekside
Barons Creekside

Barons CreekSide - Fredericksburg

Stay in a cozy cabin the next time you visit Fredericksburg. Just minutes from Main Street in Fredericksburg, Barons CreekSide is great for travelers wanting a rustic escape that is near downtown Fredericksburg. The log cabins at Barons CreekSide provide a romantic and private getaway for Fredericksburg visitors. Enjoy the wood-burning stove during the cooler months or take in a crisp morning relaxing on the rockers on your private porch. However, if you’re truly looking for a glamping experience, you’ll want to book the “Barons Wagon,” a 220-square-foot space made from a settler’s wagon.

Collective Hill Country - Wimberley Collective Hill Country
Collective Hill Country

Collective Hill Country - Wimberley

This glamping destination is found in Wimberley in the middle of the Texas Hill Country. Collective Hill Country is home to beautifully-decorated tents that boast a bohemian rustic vibe. Both families and honeymooners alike will find accommodation here. A major perk of staying here is the complimentary breakfast, a breakfast basket filled with locally-made pastries that are delivered to your tent every morning. Since Collective Hill Country is within close proximity to Montesino Ranch, guests can take advantage of the ranch’s dining options and recreational opportunities.

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