Top 12 Spots For Glamping In Pigeon Forge, TN - Updated 2021

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Pigeon Forge in Tennessee is the center of fun in the Great Smoky Mountains, also known as the Smokies for travel buffs. There is an amazing range of things to do in Pigeon Forge, making it a popular destination for families, couples, and groups looking for a quality getaway destination. Pigeon Forge has over 800 square miles (2,072 square kilometers) of protected wilderness and 900 miles (1,448.4 kilometers) of hiking trails. It is just a stop away from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited national park in the USA. Pigeon Forge is also popular for its glamping or ‘glamorous camping’ sites. This trend offers hotel-like, luxurious amenities installed in outdoor spaces or rustic and nature-inspired settings. A glamping site must have a suitable tent, sleeping accommodation, a kitchen and grilling area, and lots of firewood for heating and lighting up the fireplace. Check out the top 12 spots for glamping in Pigeon Forge, TN.

1. Cozy safari tent for three

Guests who want to experience the ultimate tent camping in Pigeon Forge under an elegant forest canopy should choose this option. It offers good amenities that combine experience with nature and modern comfort. The tent is spacious enough to accommodate three guests. It has a four-post bed and an extra cot. The bedroom’s wooden flooring is suitable for board games. Lounge chairs are also placed outside if you want to rest or read in comfort. The space that serves as the dining, kitchen, and grilling area is well-lighted and also has a coffee and tea bar. The bathroom with a traditional bathtub and shower is located in the detached community bathhouse.

Canopy Ridge Safari Tent 1-Dates booking up fast!
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States
135 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the perfect place to surround yourself with nature our tent was comfortable with lots of thoughtful touches
were there bathrooms? towels? bedsheets? a bed?? don't worry about a single thing
truly like camping just more comfortable) you will love it
Cleanliness:
very clean place to stay
the shower and bathroom area was clean
the tents were super clean and the beds were comfortable
the bathroom was clean and had all of the modern updates
we thought it was very clean and the property was well taken care of
Host:
the hosts are so friendly and sweet
the hosts are very nice and helpful
very thoughtful hosts who clearly have put a lot of time and heart into this space
we had an amazing time at this beautiful relaxing getaway the hosts were friendly and helpful
staying at this place was so much fun and the owners were so friendly and helpful during my stay
Location:
super close to everything while still seeming like you are in the middle of the woods
the location was easy to find & conveniently close to pigeon forge
charming location in the hills and very convenient to the pigeon forge strip
absolutely beautiful location and amazing personal touches
this location is a perfect get away for anyone who enjoys the outdoors
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2. Stylish camping spot with queen-sized bed (from USD 139)

This glammed-up tent on one of the most well-equipped campsites in Pigeon Forge can accommodate up to two guests. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed, furniture, propane heater, and a rechargeable lantern. Outside the tent, there is a guest lounge. The community bathhouse has two private bathrooms. There is available electricity to charge electronic devices and a relatively decent cell coverage.

Canopy Ridge Safari Tent 4-Dates book up fast!
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States
51 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sleeping arrangements were so so comfortable
there is just something so relaxing about showering under the trees
you have a nice porch where you can relax and the bed is comfortable
a nice stay felt safe comfortable and homey in the tent
Cleanliness:
a clean and surprisingly wonderful outdoor shower came next to our tent was well
everything was clean and in a good condition
the bathrooms are so clean
beautiful spacious but yet private clean
Host:
the hosts are so friendly
hosts were gracious and quick to respond if you need anything
beautiful location an awesome host and an all around cool experience
Location:
location was off the beaten path peaceful and serene
and the atmosphere that was created here is so calming
canopy ridge’s place was awesomely cool and relaxing
the location is absolutely lovely and the tent (number 4) was really welcoming
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3. Glammed-up tent with all the essentials and safety features

Since Canopy Ridge offers an overlooking of the national park, its safari-inspired glamping tents in Pigeon Forge are best for overnight or weekend camping in a tranquil site. The ridge is located over 12 miles (19.3) from Gatlinburg so guests can enjoy local outdoor activities such as horseback riding, rafting, and zip lines. This option can host two guests — perfect for a couple on a getaway. This accommodation has all the essentials — towels, bedsheets and linens, soap, and toilet paper in the bathroom. Among the safety features of the tent site are an accessible fire extinguisher and first aid kit.

Canopy Ridge Safari Tent 3-Dates book up fast!
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States
100 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathrooms coffee bar and grill area were so creatively done
our first night we didn’t use the heater because the blankets kept us so warm
the bug screens were perfect and we appreciated the firewood and amenities in the bathroom
our tent was awesome with a comfortable bed and lots of warm blankets
perfect for those that want to go camping without giving up their mattress and hot shower
Cleanliness:
extremely clean and comfortable
it was clean and had everything you needed
the environment was nice clean and exceeded expectations
very clean place so tranquil and great privacy
bryan & christy’s place was amazing it’s a great new experience clean and very peaceful
Host:
the hosts were wonderful
host was amazing friendly and informative
lovely tents and friendly hosts
the hosts have been extremely thoughtful in planning out your stay
the hosts have thought of every little detail possible to make it a great night of glamping
Location:
everything about this location is perfect
wonderful location away from crowds
amazing location perfect for a weekend getaway
i highly recommend this location as a relaxing and peaceful vacation
enjoy a peaceful getaway in the treetops while still close to the park plus many other activities
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4. Creekside Airstream camper rental (from USD 99)

Couples will enjoy staying at this lovely Airstream rental in Birds Creek campground that offers the perfect glamping opportunity in Pigeon Forge. The interior of the RV is luxe and has a living area with a plush couch, a large bed with side tables and plenty of windows, additional single beds, plenty of storage space, a spacious kitchen and dining area, and a gorgeous full bathroom. You will also have access to a barbecue grill, a firepit by the creek, and an alfresco dining area. Enjoy access to campground facilities like laundry and flyfishing opportunities in the creek.

$99/nt July 18+19, 5% Off 7Nts ~ Creekside Airstream, Fire Ring, 2 Twin Beds
15 reviews
Recreational Vehicle 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful airstream with amenities throughout: full queen bed reclining leather sofa fully updated with latest in smart technology
the accommodations were simply awesome with more luxury amenities than some hotel rooms
the nauti luna airstream is amazingly quaint comfortable and classy
Cleanliness:
regardless i give it a good rating because it was clean and is just as pictures show
Host:
the hosts are extremely accommodating friendly and did everything to make sure i was having an enjoyable visit
Location:
location is close to glade road artisans and gatlinburg which was great
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5. Modern tent with indoor fireplace and outdoor barbecue grill (from USD 98)

This accommodation gives a more rustic and camp-like feel with its simple yet comfortable amenities. This one-bedroom space has a queen-sized bed for two to three people. It has an indoor fireplace and a barbecue grill outside. Breakfast is provided but if guests want to cook, there are available basic cooking needs like pots, pans, plates, and silverware.

Private Tent in the Mountains Song Sparrow Hill
Hartford, Tennessee, United States
235 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tent is really nice--comfortable and filled with special touches
Cleanliness:
the bed is comfortable and had clean sheets
the tent was very clean and had anything you might need
the tent was homey and clean
shower and outhouse were clean and functional
the outhouse was clean and had a bag shower as well
Host:
tiffanie was an excellent host and makes an outstanding loaf of homemade bread
people are friendly too
tiffanie was a great host and made us feel very welcome
tiffanie is a wonderful host
tiffanie was a great host and made sure everything was available
Location:
perfect location if you want to spend some time outdoors
stayed the night at song sparrow hill saturday and it was a blast the location is amazing
i honestly could live there a perfect place to get away from city life
this is an extremely peaceful relaxing scenic location and i highly recommend it
it was an amazing peaceful and secluded location
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6. Canvas dwelling with a minifridge and solar chargers

This option at The Cabin Homestead & Farm in Sevierville is a private room in a tent that could best describe glamping. This location raises the bar when it comes to glamping because of its amenities. There is a tower fan, a minifridge, an outdoor cooler, a solar radio, solar charging station, and lights. The portable gas tent heater is also approved for tent use. For the sleeping accommodation, the tent has a queen bed with two additional sleeping bags for extra guests. The host can also provide a toddler-size floor mattress upon request. There are also available fresh towels, cooking pans, grill, plates, cooking utensils, and a picnic basket for use by the guests.

Smoky Mountains Canvas Dwelling
Sevierville, Tennessee, United States
13 reviews
Private room in tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and the ac was perfect for nighttime it definitely makes sleeping much more comfortable
it was extremely cozy and the stars were lovely
Cleanliness:
clean comfortable beautiful and easily accessible
the space is clean and it is very refreshing
very cute clean “glamping” experience
Host:
the host was very nice and gave us local tips
hosts were courteous with thoughtful amenities privacy and attentiveness to our questions prior to our stay
the yurt was sparkling clean and comfortable; the views majestic; the hosts ultra nice and accommodating
she was incredibly helpful through communication before our arrival and helped us to settle in once we arrived
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7. Glamping tent for family of five with free WiFi (from USD 133)

This glamping tent is perfect for a family or group of five guests. The first bedroom has a queen-size bed while the second room has three bunk beds. Outside the rooms is a common area for other activities and making camp meals. Use the spacious porch for lounging or group games with your family. Guests can also access the swimming pool and the nearby river path. Another upside of this location is its WiFi connection.

Primitive Glamping Tent
Townsend, Tennessee, United States
7 reviews
Tent 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
little arrow is simply awesome all of the common areas are spotless and well appointed
Host:
the staff is friendly and the tent was just awesome
a friendly campground for kids
Location:
great location right by the park
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8. Tent in a vegetarians-only camp and retreat site

If you’re looking for unique campgrounds near Pigeon Forge, consider staying at this camp. Note that EarthSeed is a vegetarians-only camp and retreat site located in the middle of the mountain lands. It can accommodate two guests in its dome-like tent located near the creek. An outside deck also serves as a viewing and resting area. Inside the tent is a queen-size bed, tables and chairs, and lots of space for camping gear. Across the tent is a picnic shelter for the cooking and dining needs of campers. The detached full bathroom also features a walk-in shower with river stones as flooring.

EarthSeed: A Quiet Reflective Space in the Smokies
Canton, North Carolina, United States
35 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater and the fan kept us very comfortable through out the day and night
while the weather was rainy and cold we enjoyed the cozy warm amenities provided
the picnic shed with a fully equipped kitchen fireplace and hammocks made the stay so pleasurable
the tent was extremely peaceful and comfortable and the sound of the nearby creek was so relaxing
Cleanliness:
bathrooms were extremely clean and comfortable
the tent was clean and inviting and with the stream outside we slept like babies
Host:
they were so kind to lend us their rain gear
charles and stella were excellent hosts they went above and beyond with their hospitality
riga and winston were great hosts too letting us give them some love
charlie and stella were wonderful hosts and made sure i had everything i needed
beautiful property the earth seed was perfect and the hosts are wonderful humans
Location:
the location is extremely beautiful and paradisiacal beyond words and imagination
charles helped out great by pointing us to close by waterfalls and great hiking trails
enjoy your time here it's a good refocusing place
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9. Budget-friendly glamping site

This budget-friendly glamping site located near Asheville is fuss-free and suitable for backpackers and traveling guests as it will take a short hike before reaching the cabin. Since there is no electricity in the cabin, solar outdoor lighting is provided along with battery-powered lanterns. It has all the essentials for a decent camping adventure including bedroom linens, towels, bathroom needs cooking basics, as well as grilling and barbecue needs. This site is available for long-term stay up to 28 days and discounts are offered for weekly and monthly rentals.

Tent Cabin #1 Near Asheville, NC
Marshall, North Carolina, United States
71 reviews
Private room in tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Romantic tent for getaway serves comfort

This private tent for rent is elegant and convenient enough to be a destination honeymoon venue for newly-weds or couples who want to experience glamping. The outdoor setting of this location adds even more romantic ambience to its over-the-top amenities and extras. Among the site’s main attractions the gourmet breakfast with freshly-brewed coffee served hot tentside every morning. Breads and baked goods served to guests also come from the site’s bakery and not store-bought. The hosts upgraded the site with elevated fireplace and cookers with unlimited firewood. Guests will really appreciate the on-demand hot water and other equipment including the minifridge, coffeemaker, gas grill and port-a-jon.

OUTLANDER GLAMPING ROMANTIC TENT GETAWAY
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
129 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities were as described comfortable and clean
brookes was kind enough to turn the heater on and set up the bath for us
the tent was so comfortable never too hot or too cold
the tent is even more stunning in person and so toasty and cozy
the breakfast was a+ and was such a treat to have it delivered to our doorstep
Cleanliness:
immaculately clean glamping at its finest
the tent was extremely clean and comfortable and had everything you needed
also the tent and restroom were very clean and provided for a very enjoyable weekend
everything was so nice clean and brookes thought of everything you could need while staying
our tent site was amazing it was so private clean and comfy we had everything we needed
Host:
brookes was a lovely host
she is so kind and thoughtful and made us feel so taken care of
brookes you are an amazing host
brooks and jeff were wonderful hosts and everything was exactly as described
she has the cutest most friendliest dogs ever
Location:
the location is nicely distant from civilization
i would highly recommend booking this location
the perfect location - secluded and quiet but just outside of the amazing town of asheville
what an amazing place to spend a couple of days
great locations for trip to hot springs or downtown asheville and stoney knob cafe
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11. Glamping tent with luxury bath essentials (from USD 165)

Choose to book this glamping tent in the Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina. Whether you like stargazing or you just want a great view of the hillside, this site can be a suitable spot for you and your significant other. This glamping site that has a cozy canvas wall tent sits on 200 square feet (18.5 square meters) of space. It has a covered porch for all the outdoor activities that you may want to do. What’s even better is that the porch cooler is always stocked with breakfast goodies including bread, pastries, yogurt, granola, and fresh fruits, Leave all your stress behind and just pack your clothes, food and sense of fun and adventure. Smoky Mountains Glamping will do the rest for you and take care of all the stuff you need in your getaway. This location boasts of luxury bedding, bath towels, robes, and locally handcrafted soaps.

Smoky Mountain Glamping - NC Creekside Tent
Waynesville, North Carolina, United States
74 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
angie provided a yummy breakfast for 2 days and plenty of coffee ice and water
the tent itself is massive with a cozy bed and nice furniture
the space is beautiful and very comfortable
i felt like i was in a luxury bed out in the woods
and the outdoor shower was amazing just really can't say enough about this place
Cleanliness:
clean efficient and complete
it was clean cozy stocked with all of the camping essentials and more
the porta potty is very clean (trust me this is the only time i've used one)
the tent was comfortable and clean and the portalet was exceptional--cleanest portapotty i have ever seen
they really have thought of everything the tent and campsite were gorgeous clean and well laid out
Host:
great hosts and a great experience
angie is a wonderful host
they were soooo friendly that it made us even more excited to be there
angie and troy were great hosts and so welcoming
wonderful welcoming and helpful host perfect depicted in the pictures and in the description
Location:
the location was great with close proximity to maggie valley and waynesville
location is perfect to access maggie valley & surrounding areas
beautiful location helped for a peaceful and relaxing getaway
this is a wonderful place for a quiet get away
we loved this place and plan on returning
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12. Camper in a family-friendly glamping resort (from USD 90)

Those traveling with families will enjoy staying at this glamping resort that offers a more comfortable and convenient accommodation near Pigeon Forge. This 39 feet (11.8 meters) camper comes equipped with a full kitchen, a furnished living area with a flat-screen TV, a cozy dining area, a storage closet, a lovely living area, two bedrooms with comfy beds, and a well-appointed bathroom. Guests can also use the outdoor firepit and a barbecue grill. Access to a clubhouse with an arcade, a swimming pool, a basketball court, mini-golf and laundry facilities is also included during your stay here. Great Smoky Mountains National Park is just across the road from this glamping resort.

Glamping with resort like amenities. Pool. 10 miles to downtown Gatlinburg.
19 reviews
Recreational Vehicle 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were too soft for my liking but my husband loved them ac and everything worked great
Cleanliness:
property was very clean and well kept
Host:
friendly quiet clean rv park owners are incredibly helpful and respond quickly to messages
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Be one with nature through glamping

Plan your foray out of the city and book your well-deserved glamping vacation. On par with the best family-friendly HomeAway & Vrbo vacation rentals in Pigeon Forge, these top glamping spots in and around Tennessee were handpicked because of their top-notch services and amenities. Choose the one that suits you best and enjoy the outdoors in style.

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Maui Hermitanio is a Manila-based content writer. She is most interested in writing about international cuisines, popular food stops, and destinations with beaches and outdoor sceneries. She has...Read more

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