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Glamping Near Bear Lake, California - Updated 2020

Glamping Near Bear Lake
Anne Marie
Anne Marie

Most visitors to the American West tend toward the national parks for their nature fix. Though Yellowstone, Glacier, and other parks are magnificent and should not be missed, consider adding on some lesser known spots to your itinerary as well! Located on the border between Utah and Idaho, Bear Lake is a large freshwater lake known for having water as blue as the Caribbean. There are endless opportunities to sail, boat, fish, and swim. On a vacation to this remote location, you might think you have to decide between a hotel and camping, but that’s not the case with more and more upscale camping spots cropping up! Read on for our top picks of the best glamping rentals in and around Bear Lake.

1. Caribou yurt

This charming and cozy yurt is a great place to glamp in all seasons! The yurt is insulated and has a wood stove inside for winter months. Located on top of a secluded hill, you can sled right outside of the yurt or go to one of the local ski resorts like Pebble Creek and Caribou. In the summertime, the yurt receives cool mountain breezes and has even more activities right around it. The host can set up a trampoline, you can hike on nearby trails, or roast marshmallows on the fire pit while gazing at the stunning Milky Way in the sky. With television, DVDs, and a microwave, this place won’t feel like your average rustic camping trip— the host even provides a daily homemade breakfast!

CARIBOU YURT- An Adventure in B&B!
Pocatello, Idaho, United States
307 reviews
Yurt 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a fan is provided
great view cozy space had everything we needed
breakfast lasted until lunch because of the amount we received and love it everyone should experience this place
the caribou yurt most definitely does though the breakfast is home-cooked deliciousness delivered right to your front door
we had an opportunity to visit with cami and have an amazing breakfast with her
everything was clean and tidy
clean breakfast was amazing
the place was clean and inviting
it was a great experience clean and comfortable
the outhouse was super clean and did not smell at all
the host was so kind
we loved the friendly staff "yurt doggies "
yurt and owners were hospitable communicative and thoughtful
the hosts make sure to have everything fresh for you upon arrival
the hosts are conveniently helpful and available but more than willing to leave you to your peace also
perfect place to get away for a weekend
beautiful location and so much fun loved every second and will definitely be back
this beautiful secluded little yurt is a unique place to stay near pocatello
fun place to use binoculars or a telescope
adventurous people must stay here so many great things about this place
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2. s retro camper (from USD 50)

With the authentic 1953 camper van and the surrounding natural beauty, staying at this rental will feel straight out of a classic movie! The trailer is mint green on the outside and cozy and charming inside. It is large enough for two guests with just a double bed and some seating inside. Outside are additional seats as well as a picnic table and a fire pit. The surrounding hills are simply gorgeous and Fish Creek runs nearby. It is also only a mile (1.6km) to Lava Hot Springs, which has hot pools that are delightful to soak in all year round!

1950's Retro Camper (Mabel)
Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
92 reviews
Camper/RV 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the air conditioning and the heater
the air conditioner worked great
both the a/c and heater came in handy and worked beautifully
it was cold at night but the heater kept me warm
we felt cozy and loved the space and our surrounding area of nature worth every penny
really clean and well set up
really nice place clean and tidy
clean safe and beautiful setting
place was clean and bathrooms were above expectations
the camper was just as described and very clean
annie was an awesome host
the hosts were awesome :)
annie was an excellent host very kind and helpful
great little campers the owners were super nice and helpful when we booked the wrong date
annie’s communications were helpful and friendly
cute and comfy space very close to lava hot springs
great little camper walking distance to the hot springs
wonderful location just a few minutes from downtown lava hot springs yet tucked away enough to feel outdoorsy
beautiful little place great location to the springs quiet & peaceful
the campground is in a really beautiful place near the river and close to the lava hot springs
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3. Modern Airstream with great amenities (from USD 35)

The hosts of this Airbnb warns that they purchased their Airstream after staying in one and deciding they just had to have it — so beware that by staying in this trailer, the same might happen to you! This camper is just a few years old and has a completely modern interior and amenities. It is large enough for two people and has a kitchenette and a bathroom with a shower. With high-speed wifi and Apple TV, you won’t miss any of the comforts of home. In fact, after spending an evening relaxing in the gazebo in the backyard, you might forget all about your regular life!

“SKI-STREAM” Airstream: Heated & Hot Shower
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
63 reviews
Camper/RV 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had a great stay and was actually warm throughout the night with the heater (:
the interior of the airstream is clean cozy well-stocked with amenities and just plain cute
chad has videos on how to use toilet shower and gates safely and correctly
it had everything we needed and was very comfortable
the bed was so so comfortable and it was really nice to fall asleep to the tv
it was sparkling clean and chad was perfect in his communication
very clean and well taken care of
the space is very clean and organized
very nice clean comfortable space
the interior was clean and bed was really comfortable
chad was a great host
the hosts were great too friendly and kind
chad has certainly earned his super host status he was incredibly responsive helpful and welcoming
chad & kelly were so kind and helpful on my first trip to slc
chad was a very friendly and accommodating host as well super easy to work with
excellent location in a cool neighborhood
it’s currently located in a quiet neighborhood with some excellent eats around the corner close to downtown
this spot is located in a very cute neighborhood close to coffee shops and restaurants
cute airstream host gave great detailed instructions on operations of the unit and getting to the location
location is great for staying local to the city or exploring the mountains / skiing
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4. Retro camper at a picturesque campsite (from USD 50)

This charming and retro camper is perfect for folks who want to be in touch with nature! It is situated on a campsite so it’s not entirely secluded, but you will have access to 60 acres (24.28 hectares) of land which has hiking trails and a creek running through it. The natural surroundings are gorgeous and will make you think twice about returning to civilization. Two guests can stay in this 1950’s trailer, which has a bedroom and a portable toilet outside. There is seating and a picnic table outside, the perfect place for eating some s’mores roasted on the campfire.

1950s Retro Camper (Emma)
Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
72 reviews
Camper/RV 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent attention to details like flowers by the door and on picnic tables
it was rainy windy and snowy but the heater in the camper was great
there is also a small air conditioner which was awesome and unexpected
it was very quiet and cute had electricity and outlets a heater and air conditioning
the a/c unit was unexpected but much appreciated
very clean and cozy
everything was clean and neat
space was clean and bed was comfortable
the camper was clean and so cute
clean a comfortable bed for a full size
annie is a great host and quickly responded to our requests and questions
they are very friendly and caring
cool retro camper located at outstanding location
super close to downtown lava hot springs
very cute and tidy place
great location quiet and sweet
loved the location and closeness to the local hot springs
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5. Brighton Glamping in a peaceful wood

Glamping can range from a luxurious accommodation with all the comforts of home to a rustic affair just a step above sleeping in a tent. This cabin tends toward the latter end of that spectrum, but if you are an outdoorsy person up for an adventure it might just be for you! This platform tent is most comfortable for two people and many call it a romantic getaway. It has a wood stove inside and a fire pit outside and the host provides all the ingredients for making s’mores! Guests should be aware that the closest bathroom is less than a mile (less than a kilometer) away at the visitor center. If you’re willing to live a little further off the grid for a few days, you’ll find yourself rewarded with a serene setting and wildlife sightings — lookout for moose, elk, and even porcupines!

Brighton Glamping: Bed, Wood Stove, & S'mores Kit
Brighton, Utah, United States
27 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

6. Two enchanting gypsy wagons

Experience life the way the pioneers did in this wagon accommodations! The rental is for two wagons, one with a canvas cover and the other made entirely of wood. Both wagons have comfy double beds that can sleep two people and small stoves for cooking. The wagons are on a beautiful secluded lot with a fire pit and a picturesque creek. Though the wagons are minimal in the way of bathroom facilities, they are perfect for those who are used to camping and want a little upgrade from a tent!

TWO "Enchanting" & "Wanderlust" Gypsy Wagons
Malad City, Idaho, United States
Tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

7. Vintage trailer in a pretty garden

Nestled into a beautiful flowering garden, this vintage camper is stunning inside and out! The 1953 camper has been professionally renovated with all new amenities. It also has a beautiful chic décor that rivals some luxurious hotels. Up to two guests can enjoy this unique accommodation and take advantage of the fire pit and grill out in the garden. The host even provides two bikes to explore the area and materials to make s’mores — you definitely won’t get that at a hotel!

Vintage Trailer in the Heart of Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
51 reviews
Camper/RV 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Uinta basecamp yurt

Part cabin, part yurt, this sturdy accommodation is a perfect spot for those looking to explore the Uinta Mountains. The wooden yurt can accommodate three guests on the double bed and fold-out futon. The yurt also has a small kitchen with pots and pans, and a grocery store is just a short drive down the road. The toilet is located in an outhouse outside, and there is a seasonal outdoor shower as well. This yurt is located at the foot of the Uinta Mountains and just 30 minutes away from Park City, making it perfectly located to see all that the area has to offer!

Uinta Basecamp
Kamas, Utah, United States
22 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 0 Bathrooms

The perfect way to connect with nature

Just because you don’t want to give up the comforts of modern life doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy camping too! There are many more options to stay in the great outdoors than sleeping on the ground in a tent. From custom built yurts to vintage campers to covered wagons, Airbnb hosts are becoming more and more creative in their options to give travelers glamping experiences. Some of the best glamping rentals are around Bear Lake, so start planning your trip today!

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Anne-Marie works in publishing by day and aspires to travel as much as she can. While she has not yet seen the whole world, she's eager to learn and write about it!

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