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Top 9 Spots For Glamping In Austin, TX

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The state capital of Texas, Austin, is a gorgeous city nestled within Texas Hill Country. With many scenic parks and lakes to choose from, Austin has an active outdoor sports scene filled with hikers, bikers and adventurers. Those looking for a short getaway will find a range of amazing vacation rentals in Austin. If you wish to reconnect with Mother Nature, myriad campgrounds are speckled throughout the city and its gorgeous natural landscape. If you are not keen on roughing it out and you are instead hoping to pamper yourself during your time away, then check out these top nine spots for glamping in Austin, TX.

1. Gorgeous glamping site for large groups (from USD 678)

Planet Rock was the first glamping site instituted in Austin, Texas. With five luxury tents, a remodelled home, three grills and a large campfire, this site offers the best glamping near Austin. It is able to house 16 to 25 people at once for large social events. Each tent is even furnished with queen-size beds and air conditioning. Amenities are sophisticated and well-maintained, offering a stay as comfortable as your own home. Mere minutes from Lake Travis, Planet Rock offers a private campground experience without compromising on the flexibility to dine out or go shopping.

Planet Rock -Glamping at a Texas Distillery
Austin, Texas, United States
23 reviews
Tent 7 Beds 7 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
planet rock was not only comfortable but fun
Cleanliness:
just a few small upkeep items needed but overall clean and we enjoyed our stay
Host:
owner was very helpful
planet rock was a great place to host a bachelor party the tents were a unique experience
he was always looking out for our best interest and we couldn't have asked for a better host
Location:
perfect place to stay very nice and comfortable
best place to spend time with the family
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2. Glamping in the heart of nature (from USD 106)

Those seeking out a sense of adventure during their glamping experience will enjoy a stay on Carson Creek Ranch! Typically a host to several music festivals and other events, this campsite offers four bell tents with a queen-size bed and heaters on a sweeping 60-acre (24-hectare) property. Visitors looking for a good workout will be glad to hear that Colorado River and Carson Creek pass through the land, offering the opportunity to kayak or take a relaxing swim. If water sports aren’t your thing, then perhaps a hike to Live Oak Brewery for a couple of drinks would be preferable?

Carson Creek Glamping with A/C
Austin, Texas, United States
28 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the inside of the tent is spacious and cozy with nice amenities like a table chairs and lantern
the setup inside of the tent was adorable and the bed was pretty comfortable
Cleanliness:
the bed was very comfortable and warm and our tent was very clean and modern
however the porto-potty was really clean
joans yurt was nice and clean with plenty room
Host:
joan is an amazing host she was super communicative and accommodating to our needs
writing review previous to stay just because the host has been so great in working with our unfortunate events
Location:
i've stayed here a few times and always sleep great and you are close to the city
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3. Modern glamping near downtown Austin

If you’re looking for some unique accommodation while in East Austin, Urban Glamping offers just that. This quaint bell tent is able to occupy up to four guests, and the amenities within the house are also available for guests to use. The host is very generous and accommodating, offering a fun and comfortable stay for all. Those looking to explore the city at the same time will be pleased to know that a short stroll will take them to all the amazing things to do in downtown Austin, and a scenic hiking trail is nearby as well.

Urban Glamping
Austin, Texas, United States
23 reviews
Private room in tent 4 Beds 1 Bathroom

4. Quaint yurt surrounded by nature (from USD 61)

Those looking to be closer to nature will love this quaint yurt. Hidden away in a quiet yet spacious backyard, this listing is elegant and slightly rustic, providing an entirely unique experience. Guests are immersed in nature with the open-ceiling bathhouse, allowing them to admire the serenity outdoors while bathing beneath a canopy of leaves. Wildflowers add a splash of vibrant colour to the wildlife in spring, whereas thick grapevines are heavy with fruit in the summer. Fire up the pit in the winter or have a nice picnic come fall. Whenever you choose to visit, this yurt camping in Austin is sure to provide you with a wonderful glamping experience.

Austin Hideaway with Yurt and Bathhouse
Austin, Texas, United States
102 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we brought an extra fan as we expected heat
the tub is very relaxing and the bed and couch are cozy
it was cold night but with the heater provided we were very warm and didn't even notice
the water and wifi and electricity all worked great and the accommodation came with all necessities
more interior space than expected and bathroom setup is great
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean as well and the bed and pillows were super comfty
this was very clean and a very unique experience
bath house was very clean well built and well put together overall
the place was very stylish and clean
really unique little place clean bathroom
Host:
the response time of the owner was great day or night
aleisha is an amazing host you can expect great hospitality and a feeling of being at home
she was responsive when needed and the yurt itself had all the necessities and listings pictured
didn’t get to interact much but the hosts did a great job to make everything smooth
aleisha is a great host i would definitely come back
Location:
great location close to downtown austin and soco
great location & we loved the idea of what was created
very stylish and cute place to stay
a romantic and super cute getaway super quiet and easy to find
great location and will defiantly stay again next time i’m in austin
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5. Clean, comfortable and romantic yurt (from USD 95)

This gorgeous yurt is clean and comfortable, with a skylight installed overhead that floods the entire space with a soft light in the mornings and allows couples to lay in bed and gaze at the twinkling stars in private. Stocked with a variety of supplies, an air conditioner and heaters, this space is well-maintained by a lovely host. A guaranteed good time, be sure to spend a fun and private getaway or share a romantic weekend here while you’re in Austin!

Yurt Austin
Austin, Texas, United States
78 reviews
Yurt 0 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was comfortable and the heater keep up warm
there is an ac unit and fan inside but it still wasn’t enough to cool the place down
both side tables have chargers already there the softest robes are provided for the cute outside shower
the bed is comfortable the setting is exactly like the photos and it is super clean
Cleanliness:
clean cute zen with all the minimal essentials
i was surprised how clean it was with it being outdoors
the yurt is clean cute and well set up
Host:
alice was such a wonderful host
alice is a great host and is a quick responder
alice is a wonderful host and made us feel really welcome
alice was a great host—responsive & helpful
definitely felt safe and the host was quick to respond to questions
Location:
the location is great and close to everything definitely recommend booking it
location was right in the middle of a ton of stellar restaurants and easy access to i35
good location and will definitely stay again
we went to forthright for breakfast and cenote for lunch both were fantastic and close by
alice’s yurt was the perfect cozy get away close to great urban and nature activities
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6. Canvas cottage in the heart of a community

This listing is a modest space with a bunk bed and air bed, accommodating up to four guests. Located in Community First Village, this glamping site is firmly rooted in the spirit of camaraderie that commands the world’s largest tiny house village and planned community for the homeless. A stay at this lovely location helps provide dignified income for the formerly homeless individuals in the community while offering a fun-filled time. There is a myriad of unique activities to experience like beekeeping, soap-making and even blacksmithing. Be sure not to miss the weekly Friday night outdoor movie screenings - this is a great opportunity to get to know the fellow residents better!

Canvas Cottage 816 at MLF Community First Village
Austin, Texas, United States
130 reviews
Tent 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

7. Stylish tipi for glamping (from USD 150)

Stay in this stylish tipi tent that will give you the perfect experience of glamping in Austin. It features a queen-size bed with an air mattress, rugs, and more. Grab your morning coffee and enjoy sitting on the rustic wooden chairs outside for some sunshine. If you prefer to rent your own campground spot, the host is willing to put up the tent anywhere within a 60 mi (96.5 km) radius of Austin. Many Austin attractions are at a short driving distance from this tent.

Howdy Haven TiPi
Austin, Texas, United States
3 reviews
Tipi 1 Bed 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our beds were super comfy and clean and can’t wait to have another teepee-night-out again
Cleanliness:
very well taken care of and clean
Host:
jinny was very communicative regarding pickup and delivery and she responded to questions clearly and promptly
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8. Backyard glamping near hiking trails (from USD 45)

Have a pleasant stay at this backyard glamping site in Austin. This is an ideal accommodation option for solo travelers or budget travelers who wish to see more of Austin’s great outdoors. Located on the back porch of a private home, this accommodation opens up to a backyard where you will have access to an outdoor composting toilet and a bath. There is a mini-fridge, a camp stove, and a grill available as well. A notable feature about this accommodation is its proximity to several hiking trails. Barton Creek Greenbelt Trailhead is located closeby.

Back porch camping
Austin, Texas, United States
7 reviews
Campsite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Host:
great hosts rustic and relaxing
kirsten and david are amazing kind thoughtful and wonderful hosts
love the place kirsten and david are awesome hosts
i love this space kirsten and david are excellent hosts very flexible and kind
absolutely amazing space and amazing hosts we are coming back again because we love it so much;
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9. Private tent in a backyard glamping site (from USD 35)

Experience glamping in an Austin local’s private backyard. Ideal for two people, you will have access to a comfy cot in a covered tent. The backyard tent also offers WiFi access from the main house. There is also a mini-fridge, a barbecue grill as well as an outdoor shower available during your stay. Get around with ease since a bus stop is just one block away from the property. Outdoorsy folks can head to Zilker Park that is 6 mi (9 km) away.

Backyard Zen Mini-Glamping in South Austin
Austin, Texas, United States
Private room in tent 1 Bed 1 Bathroom

A unique living experience

Austin, Texas has an active community of campers and a variety of unique camping sites that offer a rare opportunity to reconnect with nature. For those with less of an adventurous spirit or those hoping to enjoy a more modern and comfortable camping experience, then be sure not to miss out on our top glamping spots in Austin!

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