Glamping in Texas

Are you looking for an exciting and unique getaway idea? Why not consider glamping in Texas?

For many people, the word “Texas” conjures up images of cowboys and wide-open plains. While this image is not entirely inaccurate, it only tells part of the story.

Texas is a vast and diverse state, with something to offer everyone.

From the big city sights of Houston and Dallas to the more relaxed vibe of Austin and San Antonio, there is something for everyone in Texas.

The state is also home to a number of popular tourist attractions, such as the Alamo in San Antonio, the Space Center Houston, and the Fort Worth Zoo.

Big Bend National Park, Texas
Big Bend National Park, Texas

Texas has a number of national parks including the scenic Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

So, gather up your friends or family and head to Texas for an unforgettable glamping adventure!

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The Best Glamping Spots In Texas

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Skybox Cabins

If you’re looking for an idyllic glamping retreat that offers amazing views, consider staying at Skybox Cabins.

Inside, you’ll find all the modern amenities you need, including a full kitchen, comfortable beds, and a spacious living area.

Outside, you can relax on your private deck, take a dip in the hot tub, or simply enjoy the fresh air and incredible views.

Skybox Cabins is located in Glen Rose, a small town in central Texas, about an hour southwest of Fort Worth. It is best known for its proximity to Dinosaur Valley State Park, where visitors can see fossilized tracks from the Cretaceous period.

The town also has several historic buildings, including the Somervell County Courthouse, which was built in 1893.

Things To Do Near Skybox Cabins

  • Big Rocks Park
  • Fossil Rim
  • Dinosaur Valley Park
  • The Paluxy River
  • Wheeler Branch Park

The Yurtopian

Yurtopian is a luxury yurt rental located 15 minutes from Wimberley, between San Antonio and Austin.

Yurtopian offers stunning gardens, a communal fire pit, and a variety of other amenities that will make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

Yurtopian has breathtaking views of the Blanco River and Cypress Creek. Wimberley is located on the banks of the Blanco River and Cypress Creek and is known for its variety of outdoor activities, and collection of local shops, breweries, and places to eat.

Guests can walk along Cypress Creek, swim in and hike around Blue Hole, take a swim in the blue water of Jacob’s Well, and explore the many shops and restaurants in Wimberley.

Each yurt features climate control, an outdoor kitchen and bathroom, hot tub, fire pit, and rooftop deck.

With more than 300 feet of woods between each yurt, you’ll have all the privacy you need to relax and enjoy nature.

Things To Do Near Yurtopian

  • Blue Hole Park
  • Blue Hole Hiking Trail
  • 7A Ranch Resort
  • Fishing at Canyon Lake Bass Fishing
  • Local breweries and wineries

Geronimo Creek Retreat

Located in Seguin, Texas, approximately 30 minutes East of San Antonio, Geronimo Creek Retreat is 4 acres of fun and relaxation.

Geronimo Creek Retreat is the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing swim. The creek is spring-fed, so the water is always the perfect temperature.

Whether you’re looking to cool off on a hot summer day or take a dip in the middle of winter, Geronimo Creek Retreat is the perfect spot.

And because the creek is surrounded by towering trees and lush vegetation, you’ll feel like you’re swimming in your own private oasis.

Swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing, rope swings, and a hot tub are just some of the activities that guests can enjoy.

The game room has ping pong, pool, foosball, and air hockey tables, while the private fire pit seating areas are perfect for roasting marshmallows and telling stories.

The Geronimo Creek treehouses are insulated and temperature controlled for year-round comfort, and come complete with full kitchens, bathrooms, and quality bed and bath linens. They can accommodate up to 6 guests comfortably, and 8 guests max. 

Each treehouse has a large wood deck overlooking Geronimo Creek and comes complete with a personal charcoal BBQ pit, fire pit, hammock, picnic table, and seating area down below.

Other accommodation options at Geronimo Creek include luxury teepees sleeping up to six guests, and eight elevated cabins, nestled in the woods, sleeping up to five guests in each.

Things To Do Near Geronimo Creek

  • ZDT’s Amusement Park
  • Son’s Island
  • Natural Bridge Caverns
  • Palmetto State Park

Rancho Pillow

Located close to the art town of Round Top, Rancho Pillow is located on a 20-acre compound offering a selection of unique and special accommodations to rent.

Whether you are looking for an idyllic getaway or want to celebrate a special occasion, Rancho Pillow is the perfect place to have fun and unwind.

Accommodation options include your own private teepee, air-conditioned and outfitted with a king-size bed – the teepee is a luxurious escape from the heat of the day.

Other accommodations available include The Love Shack, The Red House, The Barn and The Surf Shack.

Amenities at Rancho Pillow include a heated saltwater wading pool, perfect for cooling down after taking part in any of the outdoor activities that can be arranged for you, including croquet, soccer, volleyball and badminton.

There are plenty of places to relax – chill out in one of the hammocks or gather around the fire pit and enjoy the company of loved ones.

Things To Do Near Rancho Pillow

  • Rosemary’s Vineyard and Winery
  • Palmetto State Park
  • Capital of Texas Zoo

Lucky Arrow Retreat

Lucky Arrow Retreat is a luxury glamping resort located in Dripping Springs. The pet-friendly glamping site is perfect for solos, couples or large groups.

Lucky Arrow offers a variety of accommodation choices, including cabins and yurts.

The 16 courtyard cabins are clustered around a communal courtyard, and each cabin has a queen-sized bed.

The 10 yurts are located in the woods at Lucky Arrow, with each yurt having a queen-sized bed and private access to Bell Springs Winery.

At Lucky Arrow Retreat, the beer garden is located next to the heated pool, the perfect spot to relax with a cold one. There is also a kid’s pool as well as a natural play area.

Things To Do Near Lucky Arrow Retreat

  • Wineries, distilleries and breweries
  • Pedernales Falls State Park
  • Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center

Son’s Blue River Camp

Located in Kingsbury near Austin, Son’s Blue River Camp is popular with day trippers looking for a chilled out day on the river and vacationers seeking a glamping break in a tranquil destination.

Blue River Camp has a beautiful river beach where you can go kayaking, tubing, fishing, or just chill out on the beach and soak in the relaxed atmosphere.

Glampers can rent out a luxury tent or cabin that offers all the amenities from home, including a microwave, small refrigerator, TV & DVD player, hot plate, cookware, picnic table, outdoor furniture, hammocks and fire-pits.

For an additional fee, you can also add a cabana to your stay. Riverside cabana rentals include a picnic table, a hammock, lounge chairs, a BBQ pit, comfortable seating, running water and electricity, a bar top table and stools.

Riverside Activities

The gorgeous San Marcos River location is the perfect place to unwind and forget about your everyday stresses.