7 Best Glamping Spots In Shenandoah Valley, Virginia - Updated 2023

Katie
Katie 
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Shenandoah Valley is famous for being on the life-changing Appalachian Trail, which thousands of people walk every year. Peacefully sit along the Shenandoah River, where you can see boaters and fishermen on the water. There is also a plethora of delightful hikes, trails, and outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy. Not to mention the numerous romantic things you and your special someone can do. This area has a perfect climate for growing grapes, and there are many popular local wineries that you can explore. If you’re a history buff, you can visit Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum. After a busy day exploring, allow yourself to relax and unwind. Scroll down for the best glamping spots in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. There are also a couple of pet-friendly cabins you can rent in case you’re bringing your pets to this wonderful place.

1. Family-friendly yurt with a Smart TV (from USD 100)

An ideal base for nature activities, this property has a fully equipped kitchen with an oven, stove, and microwave. This fully heated yurt is located in a quiet area just 15 minutes away from Harrisonburg, where you can find restaurants and shopping outlets. For lazy days or evenings, you can cozy up and watch a movie on the Smart TV with a DVD player. You can also enjoy access to the complimentary WiFi. This property can host up to four guests and is perfect for a family vacation and as a base camp before going on an adventure in the nearby hiking trails.

JP's Heated Yurt enjoy river on private balcony
Hinton, Virginia, United States
263 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bathroom was a great size and the coffee maker was perfect
wi-fi worked perfectly for zoom meetings
the wifi is strong (even in a rain storm) though the cell service in the neighborhood isn’t great
for anyone looking to "work from home" the wi-fi was awesome
the kitchen was better stocked equipment wise than i expected
Cleanliness:
very clean and tastefully decorated
the place was clean and cozy
easy to find and very clean
clean and peaceful are what come to mind
the space was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed
Host:
host is responsive and kind
marcia was a gracious and communicative host
marcia was very easy to communicate with and was helpful in answering any questions
marcia is a great host that has really good communication skills
marcia was extremely communicative throughout and ensured that my stay was as relaxing as possible
Location:
beautiful location with a relaxing atmosphere
lovely right next to a swimming hole and close to a lot of hikes
marcia’s place is the perfect location we will definitely revisit
love this location hope to go back again
lovely location ideal for a peaceful nature getaway
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2. Cozy yurt with a meditation room (from USD 85)

This comfortable property for three people has one bedroom and one-and-a-half baths. Guests can enjoy a private deck and gazebo, ideal for stargazing. In the morning, a fresh continental breakfast can be delivered to your door. You can take full advantage of the barbecue facilities and picnic dining area. On colder nights, you can use the nearby chiminea to keep you warm. It is worth noting that this property does not include electric power, so you can have plenty of reasons to disconnect from your phone and just enjoy the surroundings. Solar energy is available for charging, and there are two battery-operated fans. Hot water runs freely from the on-site shower. You can use the washer and dryer at an extra charge. Guests can have access to a meditation room that is perfectly designed for practicing yoga, relaxing in a hammock with a good book, or meditating.

Get away from it all in a yurt - glamping style.
Amherst, Virginia, United States
180 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
delicious homemade jams hummus and kombucha along with a few extra staples to make our stay comfortable
Cleanliness:
good dry wines dog friendly and beautiful view
the space is clean and cozy and we were welcomed by delicious homemade goodies
i had a great stay at the yurt it was super clean and comfy
the bathrooms with hot water and hot showers were clean and a short walk away
Host:
fran is a gracious host
instructions were clear and the hosts were available at all times
great spot and fran is a great host
hosts fran bonnie and dakota were very accommodating and quickly responsive to any needs concerns or questions
many thanks to our lovely hosts
Location:
close (40-45) min drive to the many beauties of nelson county and blue ridge parkway
the yurt is situated in a great location not far from attractions sights and the blue ridge parkway
a wonderful place to get away
it's a bit far from things but a really cool place to stay
i loved walking around the property with it's pretty little pond and plethora of animals running around
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3. Beautiful tent for four (from USD 155)

Ever wondered what it would be like to stay near the waterfalls? This stunning private property near Beaverdam Falls can allow you to experience just that. This comfortable and welcoming tent has plenty of room for up to four guests. There is one queen-sized bed inside the tent. Warmth can be provided by an interior wood burner. There is also free parking on site, so you won’t have to worry about bringing your car.

Tentrr Signature Site - Beaverdam Falls, Top of the Rock
43 reviews  Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable bed waterfalls right outside your tent firewood and tons of other amenities we weren’t expecting
Cleanliness:
what a visual feast this place was spectacular vistas and very comfortable and clean
Location:
the pictures don’t even come close to doing this place justice
can’t believe it but the photos don’t do this site justice so beautiful great location and site
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4. Luxury yurt with a hot tub (from USD 184)

Located atop a small hill, this property is private and secluded, though you can still easily reach entertainment and shopping destinations. Fully equipped with both heating and air conditioning, you can be perfectly relaxed in this spacious yurt. There is a fully equipped kitchen, so you can prepare home-cooked meals. The place features bathroom facilities including a claw foot tub and a shower. In the evening, you can roast marshmallows on the fire pit and enjoy the free WiFi.

Luxe Yurt w/Hot Tub in the Heart of the Blue Ridge
Afton, Virginia, United States
670 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is so comfortable kitchen incredibly well equipped and all the amenities are true luxury
the wifi was even great so it was easy to work when needed
plenty of room a beautiful view and a hot tub to relax in the evening
if you’re a beer fan check out blue mountain brewery down the road
the yurt was an amazing experience: beautiful views comfortable accommodations stylish decor
Cleanliness:
it is clean and has everything
amazing experience and wonderfully clean
it was perfectly clean as well (though a few stink bugs here and there but that’s unavoidable)
no wonder this place has such great reviews super clean and sweet touches
the local businesses were great with social distancing cleaning and masks
Host:
chantal was a wonderful host and provided great recommendations
chantal is a wonderful host
easily the best host i’ve ever had
chantal was a very welcoming and responsive to all of our questions and made us feel at home
we had a great time chantal was a wonderful host and provided great recommendations
Location:
super close to all of the fun spots on nelson 151
a great place o get away and totally unwind
to the great location we felt like we were at our own personal resort
this yurt is absolutely perfect the location is amazing and in the middle of the mountains
such a beautiful location with great views
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5. Spacious yurt with a wood stove (from USD 179)

Fit for eight guests, this property is ideal for a family getaway. Enjoy the sound of the nearby creek while you sit out on the front deck with dining chairs. In the evening, you can gather around the outdoor fireplace and share stories. This property is located on land where sheep, cattle, and chickens are raised. It contains historic features and wood from an original 1800s log cabin that was once on the site. In the loft area, you can find two queen beds and one twin sofa couch. This property is large, and in the cooler months, you can easily snuggle up and stay warm with the powerful heating system. With all these amenities, this is one of the best yurts to consider if you’re travelling with a large group.

Yurt at Stillhouse Farm *Wifi *Creek *Private
Lexington, Virginia, United States
296 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 4 Beds 10 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds and excellent wifi as well
there are useful electric heaters
we worked remotely - the wifi was great and there was a huge dining table that we used
things like bedding towels kitchen supplies wifi etc
the kitchen is well-stocked and we loved sitting by the fire in the wood stove
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean comfortable and peaceful
what a wonderful place the space itself is immaculately clean stylish and comfortable
on top of that the entire place is spotless beautiful and cozy
the place is amazing very stylish sparkling clean and cozy
the stay was perfect extremely clean and well kept with amazing hosts
Host:
april was a wonderful host
the hosts were extremely friendly accommodating and helpful
this was mentioned as a perplexing phenomenon in the friendly informative packet
zach was so kind to us
they were very responsive and helpful as well
Location:
beautiful yurt and amazing hosts great location near the natural bridge
we also made a trip out to the natural bridge state park
definitely felt like a place we could live in forever
couldn’t recommend this place enough
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6. Lovely tipi with stunning mountain views (from USD 98)

This adorable blue tipi in the backyard of the host’s personal property is a fantastic base for three people. Located on a small family farm, this welcoming property boasts incredible views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is situated near many tourist sites. The property itself has heating inside the tipi, along with an electric blanket. Guests can enjoy a separate bathhouse with hot water. In the morning, you can switch on the Keurig coffee machine and sit under the cedar tree. In the evening, guests are welcome to enjoy the fire pit.

Tipi with a great view of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Fairfield, Virginia, United States
925 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tipi 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view the bed the ambience all the wonderful touches
under the tree you find a very nice picnic table and grill area
the vibe is chill the land is beautiful the bed is comfortable and the vista is breathtaking
the bed was comfortable with fresh linens and a view that is priceless
seriously i slept like a baby the views are stunning taking a shower while watching the sunrise
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and had everything we needed
the tipi was so clean and beautiful
the outhouse was clean and warm and lovely to shower in
the tipi is very comfortable clean and cute
the accommodations were cozy clean and beautifully decorated
Host:
the hosts are wonderful
super great response from our hosts when we needed a little help
awesome stay hosts were both genuinely nice
the hosts were unbelievably inviting and accommodating
our hosts had great recommendations (the palms is awesome) will definitely schedule another visit
Location:
this place was near perfect
beautiful location and very peaceful
pictures do not do this location justice
the location allows for a very peaceful experience
this place is so worth it
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7. Charming rustic property with WiFi access

If you are looking for a romantic getaway, then this absolutely stunning mountain retreat might be for you. Surrounded by nature, you can truly relax and unwind. There are two bathrooms on the property, and although the vacation rental itself has a calming rustic charm, it is equipped with modern amenities like WiFi. There are many other amazing amenities including a washer, dryer, and Netflix access. It is worth noting that during the spring and summer seasons, there is a minimum stay of two nights on weekends.

Mountain Octagon: nature-views-art!
West Augusta, Virginia, United States
431 reviews
Yurt 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very unique and cozy space with great views of nature
jill’s place was very well equipped and comfortable with fabulous views and outdoor spaces
the house has amazing views and plenty of room for multiple people to enjoy
wifi in the home worked great
hidden secret on turkey top the view is amazing the house was clean and the wi-fi worked well
Cleanliness:
home was clean and well maintained
(especially with all the snow ) spotlessly clean
great house very very clean inside
jill's place was beautiful clean and so special
the space was clean and was equipped with everything we needed for our stay
Host:
jill was a great host
jill was very helpful with quick responses and plenty of information prior to arrival
jill was a great host - very easy to communicate with
jill was a great host we had an amazing time at the cabin
very grateful to the amazing hosts and will definitely be back
Location:
perfect location for a private getaway
great views great proximity to nearby hiking trails and close to wonderful dining options in/near staunton
local hikes close by are beautiful and not crowded at all
great place to get away and enjoy a relaxing weekend
it was the perfect place for our family to get away to for the week
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Have a great glamping experience in Shenandoah Valley

Shenandoah Valley offers a rich history and stunning scenery that travelers can surely enjoy exploring. Check out the best glamping spots in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, for a truly enriching experience. For more accommodation options, there are also Vrbo and Airbnb vacation rentals nearby.

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