5 Best Glamping Spots In Tucson, Arizona - Updated 2022

Ibrahim
Ibrahim 
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Popularly known as the City of Sunshine, Tucson is the second-largest city in Arizona, under Pima County. The desert-influenced location is situated on the northern part of the US-Mexico border and boasts many outdoor and cultural attractions. The town’s landscape is blessed with desert fauna and flora and you will also see many stunning gardens. Panning of gold is still a popular activity here and also be ready to relish Mexican-inspired cuisine and drinks. Sleeping out in the wilderness can be fun, but the desert elements can be limiting. However, you’ll find some glamping spots that not only protect you from the harsh elements, but also offer modern conveniences such as a kitchen, WiFi, and air-conditioning. So skip the family resorts and hotels to stay in just this time and read on for our list of the best glamping spots in Tucson, Arizona.

1. Well-equipped tent overlooking the Catalina Mountains

Enjoy expansive vistas of the terrific Catalina Mountains and the comfort of a home in this cute yurt situated in a 2-acre (0.8-hectares) property. An RV can be rented separately from the yurt, making it a perfect camping lodge for a solo or family vacation. Both the campervan and the tent are fitted with air-conditioning and heating facilities for your comfort. You can make meals in the kitchen inside the RV. Unwind in the shaded seating area outside the tent and admire the gorgeous landscapes, local birds, and domestic animals nearby. At night, you can gaze at the millions of stars that decorate the sky. Complimentary parking and WiFi are provided. Movie theaters, shops, and eateries are only a short drive away.

Catalina Yurt\ Seasonal Lodgings
Tucson, Arizona, United States
30 reviews
Yurt 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
both beds were incredible comfortable
Host:
lynn is a wonderful host eager to help but gives you whatever space you need
lynn was a great host and did a great job communicating with us
the host offered some nice personal touches like having a fire pit ready to go
lynn is a great responsive and accommodating host
lynn was so lovely and helpful
Location:
good location for the pre tucson marathon race sleeping
good location and a unique experience for a night out of town
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2. Large and cozy canvas (from USD 79)

From the sizable interior of this yurt to its access to a nearby community with relaxation amenities, this is unlike anything you’ve been in before. It even has an on-site art dome. This perfect escape for couples has a well-equipped kitchen and gorgeous views of the gardens and wilderness, which you can also explore. As it’s a pet-friendly vacation rental in Tucson, your furry friends are allowed to stay over as well. After a long day, you can unwind in the shared sauna or the pool. A fireplace and a cooling fan are provided to help with the desert’s extreme temperature variations. The shower can be accessed in the community area.

Peaceful Yurt on hippie soil
Tucson, Arizona, United States
124 reviews Superhost
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Host:
taylor is a wonderful host she is sooo sweet
everybody on site was super nice and accommodating
do not miss out on this one of a kind experience
honestly my favorite place i’ve stayed at the place is beautiful and taylor is such a great host
Location:
super cute place with beautiful little areas to explore around
what a great place to stay
wonderful place in a gorgeous setting
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3. Homey lodging on the Mule Mountains (from USD 85)

Enjoy a beautiful glamping experience without sacrificing comfort while staying in this fantastic vacation rental perched on the Mule Mountains. The views of the sunrise, the landscape, and the birds from the patio are incredible. The yurt has a large interior that comes with electricity, air-conditioning, and a propane fireplace for your comfort. You can also bring your favorite DVD movies and enjoy them on a provided DVD player and TV. If you don’t feel like using the kitchen, there are plenty of restaurants nearby. Also, grocery stores and Whitewater Draw nature conservatory are a short drive away. Dogs are allowed. Parking and bottled water for drinking and cooking are free.

Yurt at the Top of the Mountain
Bisbee, Arizona, United States
338 reviews Superhost
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast food and a delicious local coffee for brewing were provided a super thoughtful touch
the couch was way more comfortable than i was expecting
spacious and comfortable yurt with a beautiful view of the surrounding landscape and night skies
gets nice and warm with the heater
fantastic views easy ride into town cozy comfortable space
Cleanliness:
the space was clean and comfortable
very clean warm (propane stove worked great) and cozy
the place was nice and clean and very peaceful
it was so comfy clean cute and fun
Host:
doreen is a great host
doreen is a great host and made us feel very at home during our stay
doreen’s yurt is one of a kind
warm host and yurt is amazing
doreen was an amazing host wonderfully hospitable and responded quickly
Location:
amazing place perfect distance from town
convenient location (you'll have to drive into downtown but it isn't far at all) and pretty secluded
it is in the perfect location only a few moments from town
(otherwise the local country station is a perfect complement on the yurt’s radio)
very unique and cool place
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4. Beautiful tent overlooking the Mule Mountains

Wake up to magnificent views of the Mule Mountains and the sunrise over the hills when you choose this snug yurt. It’s located on a 173-acre (70-hectares) property in Southern Arizona. The canvas can comfortably accommodate four guests and if you’re coming with friends or family, there’s a 20 USD fee per person. Bring your own groceries and test your culinary skills in the kitchen or the barbecue grill. This area used to be a golf course and you have access to a golf cart you can use to explore the property. Free on-site parking is also offered.

175 Acre Private Campground Opportunity
3 reviews Superhost
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

5. Rustic-style canvas on a working ranch (from USD 75)

How about staying on a working ranch with unique activities such as playing with the animals, helping out in feeding and watering them, and even taking photos? This plush tent perched on a ranch is your best bet. The interior is spacious and features a comfy queen-size bed and stunning decor. There are also heating and cooling amenities for your convenience. You can also request to use a kitchen for light cooking. Close to the place are attractions, such as Tombstone and Bisbee, to explore, and you can bird-watch or hike the area. For a fee of 15 USD, you can join a cooking class held every Saturday. They also offer laundry services for 5 USD. WiFi and parking are complimentary.

ThunderHorse Ranch— Rustic Glamping #3
Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States
5 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the tent was spotless and comfortable
Host:
louann was a fantastic host and made us feel right at home
louann and ray were great hosts
Location:
the location is great for countryside lovers with a spacious well equipped tent i highly recommend the stay
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Savor an experience of a lifetime in the desert

With stunning views of the wilderness landscape and the sunset, being able to go bird-watching, and proximity to local attractions, there’s so much to love about these glamping spots in Tucson, Arizona. Whether you’re coming solo or with your family, an experience of a lifetime awaits you. Book now and have a marvelous time.

Don’t forget to check out some vegetarian restaurants and Korean restaurants in Tucson as well.

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