Georgia is a popular camping vacation destination thanks to its beautiful state parks and recreational areas. So why not do a camping vacation with a touch of luxury and go glamping instead? Glamping, or “glamorous camping”, is perfect for those who love the great outdoors, but also like their home comforts. From yurts with comfy beds to geodomes under the stars, we’ve rounded up the five best glamping spots in Georgia.
1. Geodome Under the Stars
Have you ever wanted to fall asleep under the stars? If so, this stunning geodome is the perfect glamping spot for you. The geodome is set on the grounds of an alpaca farm and its surrounded by forests filled with streams and hiking trails. It comes complete with its own private bathroom, bathtub, outdoor kitchen and outdoor shower, meaning you are never far away from home comforts. The dome can sleep up to four people across three beds and it’s kitted out with a shabby-chic interior. Parts of the dome are made of see-through plastic, so you can gaze out into the surrounding forest, or up into the sky.
2. The Rock Ranch: Conestoga Campouts
The Rock Ranch, which is located an hour south of Atlanta, is an incredible glamping experience set within covered wagons. Each wagon has been fitted with eight bunk beds, meaning that it’s the perfect vacation spot for a big group of friends, or families with kids. The wagons are located on a working cattle ranch and they are within a fenced campground that comes complete with picnic tables, portable toilets and a campfire cookout, where you can roast marshmallows and gaze at the starry sky. You can also pay an additional fee for a professional storyteller or an astronomer to provide evening entertainment.
3. Sweetwater Creek Yurts
Sweetwater Creek Yurts in Lithia Springs is a rustic glamping spot set within 2,500 acres of state park. It’s a great option for those looking for a quick weekend getaway, as it’s only 15 miles from downtown Atlanta. There are ten yurts in the Lithia Springs area and each come complete with a comfy bed, chairs to relax in and electric outlets. There are shared bathrooms for guests, alongside a communal fire pit and picnic table. Each yurt can sleep up to six people.
4. North Georgia Canopy Tours Teepees
Teepees are a great camping option if you’re looking for a bit more space than your average tent. The North Georgia Canopy Tours Teepees have high ceilings and are 18-feet in diameter. Each Teepee features a beautiful Native American style design and rustic interior. The teepees are set within a forest and during the day you can do a spot of ziplining or hiking. There are a variety of teepees onsite, which can sleep between two and ten people across bunk beds and queen beds.
5. Stone Mountain Park Yurts
Stone Mountain Park Yurts are set on a lake in the Stone Mountain State Park. The rustic yurts offer an incredibly comfy experience with log furniture, air conditioning, electrical outlets, windows, skylight, and lockable doors. Each yurt sleeps up to five people. Outside the yurts, you’ll find decking area, picnic tables and a charcoal grill.
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