8 Best Glamping Spots Near Nevada City, California - Updated 2024

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Reconnect with nature when you visit Nevada City in Northern California. Abundant with natural attractions and historic sites, this town is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway. Outdoor recreation such as hiking and white water boating, the beautiful colors of the autumn foliage, and picture-worthy scenic views and iconic buildings are just some of the many appealing aspects of Nevada City. Try gold panning in South Yuba River State Park to have a glimpse of the historic California Gold Rush. Even if you don’t find any gold, the experience itself is fun and enjoyable for kids and adults alike. The nearby Tahoe National Forest and High Sierra attract vacationers all year round and glamping is truly fitting for a vacation in this region. Read on to discover the best glamping spots near Nevada City, California, to level up your getaway.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, prices, availability of dates, decor, and a location that facilitates glamping or is close to glamping spots. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 07, 2024.

1. Beautiful yurt with nature views (from USD 120)

Relax and unwind in this beautiful yurt located on a quiet alpaca ranch. Suitable for couples and solo travelers, this rental features a queen-size bed and a private bathroom with a shower. Its French doors lead to the deck where you can enjoy views of the surrounding forest and meadows. Stroll through the greenery or have a picnic next to the creek. Better yet, go hiking near the lakes! This rental is perfect for a getaway among nature.

Amenities that come with the rental include cooking basics, Wi-Fi, and a flat-screen TV. In addition to the air conditioner unit, there are also several fans for your comfort. A parking space for two cars is also available on the premises.

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81 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
it’s clean and well kept
it was clean spacious and well stocked with everything we needed
clean and comfortable everything we needed in a beautiful setting
the yurt was clean and had what we needed for a weekend getaway
the resident pup is adorable and the craftsmanship cleanliness and decor are perfection in this yurtastic rental
hosts are awesome people
the hosts are friendly and accommodating
the owners are very accommodating and friendly
jeanette was amazing and communicative while letting us have our space
they were very kind informative and made us feel right at home
great place to relax
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2. Enchanting yurt in a forest (from USD 164)

Breathe in the fresh mountain air and have an enjoyable time away from the bustling city when you go glamping at this enchanting yurt in the Sierras. Stay warm and comfortable inside the insulated yurt equipped with a queen-size bed, an electric heater, a fan, and a Himalayan salt lamp, or soak in the crystal-grid, UV-filtered, and colloidal silver hot tub in the Scandinavian-style cedar sauna. Witness breathtaking views and lovely vistas in the Sierra Foothills, whether you want to hike down the little nature trails, stargaze, dance around, or practice yoga.

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Nevada City, California, United States
207 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
communal kitchen is very well stocked
the baths sauna yoga room were all great
the tent was also perfect and comfortable
the yurt stay was really comfortable and fully equipped with heaters and fans
the kitchen is great to work in as well
it was very clean and relaxing
so peaceful with very clean modern accommodations
the room is clean and cozy
the outdoor bathtubs were divine and the yurt was very clean and comfortable
such a wonderful getaway in the mountains the property is beautiful clean and spacious
everyone was so graceful and accommodating
hosts were very kind and welcoming
ruby is an excellent host
easy cooking and friendly staff and other occupants
close to the yuba friendly host and staff and highly recommend
this place is super cute and away from everything
great location for quickly getting to the river
the river is soooo close and there's a nice market nearby for groceries
the location setting and attention to detail here were amazing
this is the perfect place for a relaxing weekend retreat
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3. Rustic yet chic glamping spot with kitchen (from USD 100)

There is an abundance of outdoor activities you can do at the foothills of Tahoe National Forest, hike on forest trails, splash in crystal clear swimming holes, go mountain biking, play in pristine snow during winter, discover California Gold Rush sites such as Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, or experience simple living in a yurt. This spacious yurt in North San Juan Ridge blends in with the nature surrounding it but the modern interior will make you feel at home. As soon as you enter the dwelling, you’ll find modern appliances in the kitchen such as a refrigerator, an oven, a stove, a microwave oven, a grill, a coffee maker, and a toaster. With a comfortable queen bed, a queen-sized futon, a stable Wi-Fi, and an outdoor clawfoot bathtub, the well-designed yurt is indeed perfect for people who like the idea of camping but can’t live without the comforts of the modern world.

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32 reviews  
studio 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the yurt was comfortable and had all the amenities we needed for an almost camping experience
beautiful yurt very clean
yurt was pretty much as advertised looked nicer in the photos but was very clean and quiet
the property and yurt are extremely clean and more than what we expected
perfect directions provided by the owners as well
the owners are communicative and there is a care taker who is a neighbor
excellent customer service from the owner we had everything we needed
the owners were very responsive to our e- mails
the hosts were wonderful and communicative wanting to make sure we arrived ok
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4. Luxurious yurt with saltwater infinity pool (from USD 178)

An hour away from Sacramento Airport is a yurt nestled at the forested foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Garden Valley, California. This nature retreat features a saltwater infinity pool where you can enjoy breathtaking forest and sunset views, a private outdoor soaking tub, a luxurious semi-outdoor shower, an attached outhouse with hot water and compost toilet, an insulated yurt with a heater, an electric fan, a queen-size bed, a heated mattress pad, an outdoor dining table with a patio umbrella, and cooking facilities for your convenience. Internet service is available, but to fully enhance your glamping experience and reconnection with nature, it’s best to spend your vacation unplugged.

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Garden Valley, California, United States
70 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
the view from the pool was amazing
the view from the infinity pool as well as the private late night baths did not disappoint
the pool is perfectly placed with a view of the valley/hills for an awesome sunset view
breathtaking views the saltwater pool and hot tub were definitely a highlight of our stay
the infinity pool is very relaxing on a hot day and gives a great view of the woods
very peaceful the pool/tub was very clean & fresh
everything was clean comfortable and well thought-out making our stay easy and enjoyable
she was a great host
tamara was very responsive and helpful
tamara and ramon were very helpful and responsive in addressing all our questions about the property
thank you so much for hosting this beautiful place
the bed was super comfy & they were great hosts
great place to get away from it all
this is a perfect place to get away and enjoy some peace and quiet
this place is pretty amazing
this place is fantastic it’s so nice and peaceful
great place with an amazing pool
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5. Stylish tent with queen-size bed (from USD 132)

This stylish and comfortable camping tent in Granite Bay gives you quick access to a variety of recreational activities at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. Experience lakeside glamping at the base of the Sierra foothills in a deluxe canvas tent fitted with real furniture, including a queen-size bed, extra seating, bedding, and other amenities to make your camping as comfortable and pleasant as possible. The host provides access to power generators for charging small electronic devices and mobile phones, as well as packages for biking, painting, and fishing.

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Granite Bay, California, United States
41 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
brennan’s place is amazing with everything you need games/bed/extra lights/extra blankets/ etc
sleeping inside on beds after a long day of adventures is really really nice
brennan was a great host very kind and quick at replying to any questions we had
the park rangers are great and helpful
wonderful 63rd birthday glamping adventure at the lake great host
it’s super close to the lake
great value compared to other glamping sites and location on folsom lake is great
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6. Riverside home with private entrance (from USD 189)

With South Fork American River right outside and several river beaches nearby, this riverside yurt in Coloma, California, is a great place for adventurous travelers so they can experience unique glamping. The waterfront yurt features a double bed, a bunk bed, Wi-Fi access, a private entrance, and free parking. There are numerous restaurants and bars within walking distance from the resort. Walk up the river to the famous Marshall Gold Discovery Park and experience prospecting for gold, take a dip in the nearby swimming hole, or go on a river rafting adventure to fully enjoy everything that the region has to offer.

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Coloma, California, United States
32 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the bed is super comfortable and the bathrooms are clean and very close
easy river access bathrooms were very clean and the rafting tour was amazing we will be back
great hosts and lovely location i’d definitely go back
the amenities were great: clean beautiful location easy access to toilets sinks showers well lit garbage close by
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7. Unique and quaint yurt with full kitchen (from USD 95)

If you are looking for a spacious yet cozy place, then this yurt in North San Juan Ridge is for you. This not-so-typical yurt surprisingly features a unique loft bedroom and an air-conditioned enclosed bedroom, both of which have comfortable beds that can accommodate two to four guests. The open area with ample space has a living room with an indoor fireplace, a dining area, and a full kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, an oven, and a stovetop. With all these convenient amenities, including Wi-Fi access, you might not want to leave the yurt anymore.

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North San Juan, California, United States
69 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 4 Beds 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
it was super cozy and we loved all the amenities
the bedroom was warm and the bed comfortable
our stay was very comfortable
judith's place is clean quaint and peaceful
the space was clean and cozy with some neat cultural pieces and décor
we enjoyed making breakfast on the gas stove and he bathroom was very clean and and private
judith's yurt is comfortable clean and beautifully appointed
host was great
thank you for being such a gracious host judith
judith was a lovely host
judith is a wonderful host
judith is a great host
it’s the perfect place for a close to town retreat
a really unique place for a relaxing getaway
very neat space two fireplaces 1 inside and 1 outside close to yuba river for exploring and swimming holes
would absolutely recommend this place to others
what a great place to stay while in north san juan enjoying the river
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8. Lakefront spot at Lower Scotts Flat Lake

A few minutes of driving will take you from downtown Nevada City to this tent on Lower Scotts Flat Lake. This off-grid property fronting the tranquil lake offers complete privacy that is ideal for family vacations and romantic getaways while providing quick access to outdoor activities such as paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, biking, and hiking on the Deer Creek Trail. It features a queen-size bed and a full futon for a comfortable sleep, an outdoor shower and private compost toilet, a propane barbecue grill, and an oversized cooler to make your glamping a memorable one.

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Nevada City, California, United States
4 reviews  
Tent 2 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
mariela was a excellent host and very friendly
they were warm and very helpful
mariela's place is beautiful and really unique
clear and calm waters
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Have a taste of unique camping in style

Plan your glamping trip today and choose one of our recommended best glamping spots near Nevada City, California. These glamping sites will be your comfortable and cozy home away from home while you enjoy the outdoor river and forest adventures unique to the Northern California region.

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