According to science, camping relieves stress, improves short-term memory, and helps with depression and fatigue. If the thought of roughing it gives you anxiety, why not try a luxury camp?
Also referred to as glamping, luxury camping combines the outdoor experience of camping with the luxury of modern accommodations.
Read on to learn more about great camping experiences in the North West.
Bull Hill Ranch
Are you an outdoor adventurer looking for horseback riding, hiking, and an authentic Western lifestyle? Don’t want to give up your comfy bed and electricity? Bull Hill Guest Ranch in the mountains of Northern Washington State offers a Western experience in a luxury setting.
Camp in tents on a lush cattle ranch. Sit on the front porch and enjoy the beautiful panoramic views. This is a perfect introduction to the luxury camp lifestyle.
Luxury Camp Wine Tasting Experience
Looking for an adult romantic wine-tasting getaway? Try camping on a working farm surrounded by vineyards and a winery.
Desert Yurts at Cave B Estate Winery & Resort includes camping in a desert yurt. You’ll find this destination in the Columbia River Gorge. Although you’re in a yurt, you’ll enjoy many of the comforts of home, such as air-conditioning and a private bathroom.
Enjoy a pool, spa, and nearby restaurant as you immerse yourself in the vineyard experience.
Northwest Birding Experience
If you love birdwatching, a North West birding experience is the luxury camp experience for you. Enjoy six nights in luxury accommodations. Eighteen gourmet meals are included, some of which you’ll experience in the field and made by a personal chef.
Visit Olympic National Park, the San Juan Islands, and Hoh Rainforest, and other Washington State areas of interest.
Take the Kids
Ready to get the kids away from the television and iPads?
Do the kids like to play cowboys and Indians? Take them to stay in a real tipi in Enterprise, Oregon. Only a 6.5-hour drive from Seattle and you’ll be luxuriating in a large tipi on the rim of Joseph Creek Canyon.
The setting is the Wallowa Mountains.
Sleep in a fully-furnished tipi on comfy beds. Dine in the restaurant on foods made with organic, locally-sourced ingredients. Hike all day and rest by the campfire at night.
Leanto, Orcas Island
Check out Moran State Park on Orcas Island in Washington State for the ultimate glamping and luxury camp experience. This is another kid-friendly destination.
Camp in a real canvas tent perched on a wood platform. Sleep in a comfy bed. Cook outside on the fire pit grill.
Hike the over 30 miles of trails and teach the kids how to fish for rainbow trout.
Don’t miss the main attraction of Mt. Constitution.
Kids and Camping
If you’re taking the kids, it’s important to make sure they know some basic safety rules.
Camping and glamping are great for kids. It gets them outside and back to nature. Camping helps kids stay fit too.
It’s important to teach kids about the environment, and camping is great for that.
Ready to Learn More?
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