The Best Places for Glamping in California
From Yosemite National Park to the high desert, California has luxury camping options for every kind of west coast adventure.
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The only thing better than waking up to a sunrise warming your tent is doing so from a plush bed with an en suite. Glamping—for the uninitiated, that’s glamorous camping—is the luxurious cousin of traditional camping. It’s undoubtedly the best way to immerse yourself in the great outdoors without spending a night on cold ground, wondering how such a tiny rock can cause so much discomfort. California, the third biggest state in the nation, has a varied climate and landscape, making the glamping possibilities endless, from Yosemite National Park to the central coast to the high desert, and everywhere in between. With s’mores, spa-style bathrooms, and down pillows, these sites promise to show you the best of the California wilderness, in style.
Editor’s note: Ongoing wildfires in California as well as Covid-19 mean that the safety of accessing these glamping grounds may change quickly. Please check routes and individual websites before you travel.