10 Best Glamping Spots Near Watkins Glen, New York

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Watkins Glen has various sights and landmarks such as Farm Sanctuary, Watkins Glen State Park, Watkins Glen International, Seneca Lake Wine Trail, Lakewood Vineyards, Reisinger’s Apple Country, Clute Park Campground, and the International Motor Racing Research Center. While there are several hotel accommodations in the area, why not experience a unique glamping stay instead? It’s a good place to go whether you’re traveling on vacation with your family, a road trip with your friends, or a romantic getaway with your partner. For the best vacation, check out our pick of the 10 best glamping spots near Watkins Glen, New York.

1. Quaint glamping at Finger Lakes (from USD 150)

Create memorable moments in a picturesque setting at this glamping tent in Prattsburgh, New York. Located within the Finger Lakes wine and spirits country near Keuka Lake, the heated main bell canvas tent can accommodate up to four persons with its two queen-sized beds. Other amenities include a deck with two outdoor propane heaters, a bar, a dining table, and an outdoor shower. It also has a secure outhouse and an outdoor canopy-covered kitchen. You’ll also be provided with clean beddings, linens, and towels, so you’ll be able to have a wonderful experience in nature without having to rough it.

Glamping in the Finger Lakes--boutique single site
17 reviews Superhost
Tent 6 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Host:
such an awesome and thoughtful host
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2. Wine barrel glamping rental in Lodi, New York (from USD 179)

Escape the hectic city life with your loved one and have a romantic getaway at this private wine barrel paradise at Rue Claire Lavender Farm and Artisan Chocolate. This cozy accommodation in the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Trail features a cabin in the style of a wine barrel. It also offers a warm and comfortable memory foam mattress that is eco-friendly, as well as down comforters and linens. This glamping spot also offers a cabin-style restroom with a flush toilet and sink, a soothing rainforest shower, and an outdoor kitchen area that will complement your reconnection with nature.

Luxurious Wine Barrel Glamping! Chocolates & Wine!
Lodi, New York, United States
18 reviews
Campsite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast was delicious and we enjoyed drinking our coffee and tea while relaxing on the front deck
Cleanliness:
however it was nice to have a beautiful outdoor shower and a clean bathroom accessible
the cabin was amazingly clean and the bed was extremely comfortable (and warm )
Host:
claire and mark were amazing hosts that were very responsive and helpful with recommendations
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3. Glamorous yurt along Plum Point Gully (from USD 157)

Wash away the worries of everyday life when you spend a weekend, or even a few days, at this glamorous yurt in Himrod, New York. After a day of outdoor adventures at Finger Lakes, you can have a relaxing time in the yurt’s queen-sized bed and wake up refreshed to the sound of birds and the warmth of the sun. If you don’t want to unplug on your getaway, they have Wi-Fi access, as well as a flatscreen TV, cable TV, refrigerator, and ceiling fan. The amenities, including the outdoor pool and fitness center in the property, make you feel at home even though you’re close to nature in the tranquil Plum Point Gully.

Plum Point Lodge- Glamping Yurt 5
Himrod, New York, United States
32 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was a very beautiful setting and comfortable stay
Host:
the staff was friendly and the yurt was beyond comfortable
Location:
beautiful location on the lake
the location of plum point lodge is perfect- right on the water
such a fun place to stay location is so great
great location staff and facilities definitely a go to destination
the deck just a short walk away and we loved hanging there as the sun went down
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4. Unparalleled private glamping in Finger Lakes (from USD 75)

Situated in the heart of Finger Lakes, this tent with a queen-sized bed and a provision for an extra double bed is ideal for the vacation of a family of four. Aside from the luxurious amenities, they also have a camp table and kitchen, a wood fire pit, a gazebo, as well as hypoallergenic linens. With remarkable views of both sunrise and sunset, phenomenal stargazing spots at night, and amazing opportunities to watch fireflies dance in the dark, enjoying the wonders of nature has never been this glamorous.

Glamping in the heart of the FingerLakes
Interlaken, New York, United States
45 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in tent 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the tents are clean and decorated nicely
Host:
she was very attentive and helpful throughout our stay
Location:
great place for a quite weekend getaway to the finger lakes area
the tents are sturdy and surprisingly spacious with lots of zippers to close things off if desired
melissa is a great host and her place was ideal for my short stay in the area
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5. Meadow retreat in Ithaca, New York (from USD 144)

One of the reasons why we go on glamping vacations is to reconnect with nature. At this meadow retreat at the edge of Thayer Nature Preserve in Ithaca, New York, you’ll be able to do that and more. Able to accommodate up to eight guests, the tent hosted by Tentrr is situated on a meadow surrounded by hickory. Here, you can witness an abundance of fireflies under the light of the moon. With a queen-sized bed, extra air mattress, and other bare necessities included in the accommodation, you’ll be sure to have a great off-grid and unplugged vacation.

Tentrr Signature Site - Meadow Retreat at Little Leaf Farm
20 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 8 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
super clean and lovely tent
Host:
mike and lucy were great hosts and communicated very often and were able to accommodate us wonderfully
the hosts were incredibly accommodating and the site itself was immaculately clean
mike & lucy were gracious hosts & the campsite was so clean & cozy with thoughtful touches
Location:
this was such a great place to stay
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6. Mongolian-inspired yurt in Rushville, New York (from USD 210)

Willing to go off-grid on your glamping vacation? Then this Mongolian-style yurt nestled between 3 of the 11 lakes at Finger Lakes is your best choice. Perfect for a romantic getaway, you and your partner will find comfort in the relaxing queen-sized bed and ample space in the yurt. Spend your vacation paddle boating in the pond, hiking in groomed trails, or just relaxing in the yurt while enjoying the beauty of the surrounding nature.

Achsah Mongolian Round Tent & Breakfast
Rushville, New York, United States
49 reviews Superhost
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is easily the best airbnb experience i have had; this is a true bed and breakfast
what a cool experience a bed and breakfast yurt totally offline
Cleanliness:
everything was perfect and clean and safe
the porta potties were sparkling clean
Host:
rainey was an excellent host
the hosts were very pleasant and attentive
the host was responsive accommodating and genuinely lovely
the hosts are accommodating without being annoying
lovely place excellent hosts the yurt was cozy and big
Location:
such a lovely location and great food
a great getaway in a beautiful location
the property was stunning and youre so close to the lake and what western ny has to offer
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7. Comfortable glamping in the meadow of Brooktondale (from USD 120)

At this glamping spot southeast of Ithaca, New York, you and three of your friends or family can enjoy hanging out away from the busy streets of the city. It’s an ideal place to unwind and enjoy the offerings of nature. You won’t have to bring any cookware or flatware as the kitchen is already equipped with all these essentials. They even provide cooking oil, sugar, salt, and even coffee. If you want to have a barbecue night, they have a charcoal grill readily stocked with the charcoal you’ll need. You can even buy grass-fed lamb to grill from their store.

Glamping with a gorgeous view
Brooktondale, New York, United States
85 reviews Superhost
Tent 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's very comfortable and the most civilized camping experience i've ever had
amazing views comfortable sleeping arrangements and clean outdoor kitchen/bathroom facilities
the outside showers with stone floors were also so gorgeous we had to jump in
the private bathhouse with hot water real toilets and all of the glamping camping essentials was a huge win
the tent was comfortable and the setting was amazing
Cleanliness:
very comfortable clean and well designed
everything looked new and clean and the animals were super friendly
the wooden rustic kitchen & bathhouse for guests was beautifully built clean and private
the showers and toilets were very well done clean and comfortable
Host:
erica is a great host
erica was a great host and was quick to respond
erica and craig were terrific hosts and we even got to take a permaculture tour of the farm
erica was really helpful and hospitable she helped us with everything we needed
she is a warm host and communication was easy thru the app
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8. Gorgeous safari-style tent in Rushville, New York (from USD 195)

Experience safari-style glamping in Finger Lakes wine country at this spacious platform tent. The tent is furnished with a cozy and comfortable bed that can fit both you and your loved one, as well as a front porch where you can sip coffee in the morning and stargaze at night. You’ll find a picnic table and grill you can use on the property, as well as a solar shower and toilet. There’s also a pond where you can paddle boat or catch frogs. You can even go hiking on one of the groomed trails nearby.

Cana Tent & Breakfast (FLX Glamping for 2+)
Rushville, New York, United States
35 reviews Superhost
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the s'mores bar and homemade breakfast were excellent touches
the breakfast dinner and s'more kit all were delicious and had special and personal touches
delicious homemade breakfast served in the morning
we slept comfortably in our bed (and cot for our daughter)
Cleanliness:
our area was clean and well maintained
the room was clean and the bed was very comfy
private bathroom and shower was super nice and really clean
the property is beautiful the tents and the yurt are incredibly clean beautifully decorated with very comfortable beds
Host:
our host rainey was fantastic
rainey was an excellent host
rainey and jeff were exceptionally kind genuine and welcoming people
rainey provided all kinds of fun toppings including sprinkles and peanut butter
rainey is a great host and the glamping set-up is lovely
Location:
this place is amazing such a great place to spend time unwinding and relaxing
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9. Hideaway tent near Hemlock Gorge

Hemlock Gorge, which used to power a sawmill and grist mill, with its numerous pools and waterfalls abundant with fish and other aquatic life, looks magnificent. However, you should be careful around that area as it’s deep and slippery. A short walk from the gorge takes you to this hideaway tent nestled in a working organic farm in Finger Lakes. It offers private lodging for six guests. You are provided with all the essentials such as a comfortable bed, toilet, cooking necessities, potable water, and even firewood.

Tentrr Signature Site - Hemlock Gorge Hideaway
Groton, New York, United States
4 reviews
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Host:
our host was very helpful making sure we had everything we needed
Location:
its a great place to get away but still be in comfort while doing so
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10. Cozy tipi in Finger Lakes

This furnished, custom-built tipi in an exciting new glamorous campground nestled in a secluded forest setting near Seneca Lake is weather-resistant and includes a queen-sized bed, private sitting area, and a work desk. The property features private showers and bathrooms, a communal sink area, an outdoor kitchen, a nightly campfire, Wi-Fi access, and a complimentary breakfast. To complete your Finger Lakes experience, they also offer private wine tours along the east side of Seneca Lake. There, you get to visit five small estate wineries, and you get to eat delicious food for lunch along the way.

Seneca Sol Tipi - Cypress (Queen Bed)
Burdett, New York, United States
86 reviews
Private room in tipi 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the teepee stayed nice and cool at night breakfast was awesome
the bed was comfortable and the tipi had plenty of space for our items and to move around
they provide a wonderful continental breakfast and a grill area if you want to make your own food
the bed was very comfortable and the space cozy
we had a wonderful stay with our pup charlie despite the rainy weather our tipi stayed dry and comfortable
Cleanliness:
tipi was very clean and cozy
very clean and it was a comfortable nights sleep
clean and extremely well thought out was the theme there
amazing unique clean glamping experience
all the common areas in the bathroom were clean and well lit and a/c'd
Host:
they were hospitable knowledgeable and truly care about their guests
great experience and great hosts
cameron one of the hosts was very welcoming and helpful
cameron and christine are friendly and responsive hosts
breakfast was lovely each morning and our hosts were very helpful with recommendations that were dog-friendly
Location:
great location to explore the finger lakes region
beautiful location and a great experience
beautiful property great location and hosts
awesome place to stay very close to all the vineyards/wineries on seneca lake
there is a cool little brewery very close by (like 5 mins away) that is also pet friendly
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A glamping vacation like no other

Breathe in the fresh air of nature without compromising on the modern comforts of home. Experience the best glamping in the Finger Lakes wine country by choosing one of the top 10 glamping spots near Watkins Glen, New York.

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