If you’re going to take a once-in-a-lifetime amazing vacation to America’s First National Park, then you’ve got to do it right. Glamping Yellowstone is THE way to experience the great outdoors, and there are several options only minutes from Yellowstone National Park Wyoming main gates. Here are the deets you need on the area’s seven most luxurious options for your glamping experience.
Under Canvas Yellowstone is the gold standard when it comes to glamping near the national parks. Located near the west entrance, you’ll find a special rustic luxury here and uninterrupted views. Hiking trails, fishing lakes, and a restaurant and bar offer fun opportunities for your time outside the park. Nope – no electricity! But you’ll find wood burning stoves to keep you warm, and private baths perfect for couples or families.
Our favorite option is the Stargazer with Kids Tent! The Stargazer is the upscale tent shown above -with a king sized bed- plus a second adjacent tent for the kids featuring 2 twin beds and a lounge area. (Please note, a third rollaway bed can also be added.)
AMENITIES: Organic bath products, USB battery packs, fire pit, s’mores, restaurant, bar, campground activities
DETAILS: Sleep 4-8 people per tent · Family units available · Make a Reservation Now
GLAMPING YELLOWSTONE: YELLOWSTONE TIPIS
Yellowstone Tipis is located on the North side of the park in Gardiner (near Boiling Hot Springs!) The King tent includes a twin bed and private half-bath. Bringing the kids? The Double tipi is a tad more but includes two double beds with the half-bath. The luxury tents here authentic Sioux-style tipis, crafted by the same company that built the tents used in Dances With Wolves and The Last Samurai.
If you’re looking for some fun outside the park, add an adventure to your stay. Choose from whitewater rafting, kayaking or fly-fishing on the world famous Yellowstone River, or go for a more relaxing lazy float.
AMENITIES: Activity add-ons, bathhouse with assigned private bathroom and shower
DETAILS: Sleep 2-4 people per tent · Make a Reservation Now
Planning a National Parks road trip? The America the Beautiful Pass covers entrance for an entire year to all the US National Parks and over 2,000 federal recreation fee sites. Fees are covered for everyone in the car for per-vehicle sites and for up to 4 adults for per-person sites. This is a no-brainer, friends. While fees vary, you’ll likely break-even after two visits. Plus, REI will donate 10% of pass sale proceeds to the NPS Foundation. Additionally, you might enjoy this post about Planning a Trip To Yellowstone
Collective Retreats Yellowstone is one of the most luxurious glamping escapes on our list. 1,500 thread-count sheets, draping chandeliers, gourmet s’mores feasts… you’ll be pampered, for sure. Tents are located in Big Sky, about an hour from the West gate of Yellowstone or two hours from the North gate. Your camping experience also includes a full-service concierge program.
AMENITIES: Rate includes daily breakfast, nightly s’mores by the campfire, coffee, refreshments, snacks, bottled water and evening treats. Safari tents include a private, ensuite bathroom with rain-style shower, sink, full flush toilet, and hot running water.
DETAILS: Includes a King bed with space to add two twins if needed · Make a Reservation Now
WHERE TO STAY IN YELLOWSTONE: WANDER CAMP
If you are looking to stay near West Yellowstone near Henry Lake, ID (one of our favorite places!) then check out Wander Camp. We love that this was started by a couple that traveled the world for a decade before starting the business. If anyone knows what a traveler needs, it’s Wander Camp.
AMENITIES: All tents have access to a shared bathroom facility with flushing toilets and sinks.
DETAILS: Select from a King bed, two or three Twins, or a Family Tent · Make a Reservation Now
DREAMCATCHER TIPI HOTEL
Dreamcatcher sits on the North side of the park in Gardiner. Each tipi is uniquely decorated, and they include King or Double foam mattresses, free WiFi, electricity and plugs for your electronics, a safe, an electric heater and more. You can even bring Fido for a small fee. The bathhouse is detached, but each bathroom is private…and the luxurious set up include heated floors (Seriously…take my money!)
AMENITIES: Private fire rings or nightly community fire with s’mores and gratis adult beverages. Free spring water, coffee, Internet, and grab-and-go breakfast items.
DETAILS: Select from a King bed, a Family Tent (King + 2 Twins) or a Double · Make a Reservation Now
GLAMPING YELLOWSTON: BODHI FARMS
Bodhi Farms added nine nordic glamping tipis in 2021. Each tent has its own energy, but they are all are located alongside the creek. Be sure to check out the “glamping packages” here that include yoga, sauna, massage and more.
AMENITIES: Nightly s’mores campfires, complimentary warm breakfast plus coffee and juice, to-go lunches and farm-to-table dinners onsite, farm activities and events, and more. Inside the tent you’ll find electricity, wood stoves or electric heaters, shard luxe bathrooms
DETAILS: Select from a King bed or a Double · Make a Reservation Now
YELLOWSTONE DREAMIN CAMP
A little further from the main gates, but in the middle of Yellowstone Country in Big Sky is Yellowstone Dreamin. Doggie and Horse daycare are available. Enjoy freshly made breakfasts, gourmet lunches and activities, experiences and adventures right from the Camp.
AMENITIES: Restroom facilities for the luxe tents are disconnected but private, and include a large private deck. Kids 12 and younger stay free.
DETAILS: Select from multiple sizes from King to 8-person tents with multiple beds · Make a Reservation Now
MORE INFORMATION FOR YOUR TRIP TO MONTANA:
- YELLOWSTONE: 38 Best Things To Do In Yellowstone National Park
- THINGS TO DO IN WHITEFISH: 9 Adventurous Things to Do in Whitefish, MT & the Surrounding Communities
- WHERE TO STAY NEAR GLACIER: 5 Amazing Places to Stay When Visiting Glacier National Park
- TAKING THE SUN ROAD: Visiting the Breathtaking Going-the-Sun-Road in Glacier
- MANY GLACIER: 5 Captivating Reasons You Will Love Many Glacier in Glacier NPS
- BILLINGS, MT: Things to Do in Billings, MT + Best SE Montana Day Trips
- BOZEMAN, MT: 21 Things to Do in Bozeman Montana That You Will Love
- BISCUIT BASIN: Biscuit Basin, Yellowstone: The Most Colorful Springs (and A Great Hike!)
- AIRBNB YELLOWSTONE: 21 UNIQUE PLACES YOU WILL WANT TO STAY
- WYOMING: 27 BEST THINGS TO DO IN WYOMING FOR OUTDOOR FUN
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