Going Glamping (Slideshow)

Glamping is a great way to spend time outdoors without sacrificing the comforts of home. The level of luxury in glamping destinations, however, varies greatly by outfitter. These four, which are located around the United States, offer a wide range of accommodation and pricing options.

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    Camp Orenda

    Extras:Off-site activities such as fly-fishing, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, spelunking/caving, rock climbing, and mountain biking.


    Pictured: Camp Orenda’s backcountry kitchen.

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    Camp Orenda

    Includes: All meals, snacks and nonalcoholic beverages; custom canvas cabin with queen-size or two twin-size beds and wood stove; activities like hiking, kayaking and canoeing, fishing, archery and basic camping-skills classes.

    Pictured: Camp Orenda’s heated outdoor shower.

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    Camp Orenda

    Location: Johnsburg, N.Y., one hour north of Albany

    Cost: $155 per person/night

    Pictured: One of the five canvas cabins at Camp Orenda.

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    The Resort at Paws Up

    Includes: Three daily meals and non-alcoholic beverages; tent suites with king-size beds; en suite bathrooms; camping butler; inclusive activities like group yoga classes, hiking, and pony rides; transportation to and from Missoula International Airport.

    Pictured: A fully stocked ensuite bathroom at Paws Up.

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    The Resort at Paws Up

    Location: Greenough, Mont., 35 minutes northeast of Missoula

    Cost: $1,175–$1,660 per night

    Pictured: Looking from the outside in at a Paws Up tent .

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    River Dance Lodge

    Extras: Guided activities like whitewater rafting and fly-fishing.

    Website: www.riverdancelodge.com

    Pictured: The exterior of a River Dance tent.

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    River Dance Lodge

    Includes: Heated tent cabins with king-size or twin beds, BBQ grills, a shared bathhouse, and activities like kayaking, canoeing and hiking.

    Pictured: The interior of a River Dance Lodge tent.

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    River Dance Lodge

    Location: Kooskia, Idaho

    Cost: $109–$124/night

    Pictured: Tents are nestled closer together at River Dance Lodge.

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    The Sequoia High Sierra Camp

    Extras: Additional activities like horseback riding

    Website: www.sequoiahighsierracamp.com

    Pictured: The interior of a High Sierra “cabin.”

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    The Sequoia High Sierra Camp

    Includes: Three handcrafted meals per day; tent cabins with king or twin beds; bathhouse with separate shower stalls, dressing areas and flush toilets; and activities like hiking and fly fishing.

    Pictured: The breakfast buffet in the dining pavilion. A pack-your-own-lunch buffet is also provided.

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    The Sequoia High Sierra Camp

    Location: Giant Sequoia National Monument in California

    Cost: $250 per adult/night- $150 per child/night

    Pictured: Tents are spaced out to offer privacy at Sequoia High Sierra Camp.

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