There are some places every traveler should visit at least once in their lifetime, and the state of New York is one of them. While many immediately associate it with New York City, there are plenty of amazing places to discover besides the Big Apple. Travelers can venture outside the city and embark on some of the best waterfall hikes in New York or visit one of the national parks. To make the experience even more memorable, opt for a unique place to stay instead of the classic hotel. There are plenty of glamping spots in Upstate New York and in other areas in the state, so why not try sleeping in a yurt? Here is a list of the best yurts in New York.
This yurt rental is the perfect choice for large families or a group of friends. Even though it is only two hours from New York City, the rental is surrounded by forest, away from the hustle and bustle of big city life. Near the property, guests can also find a private river with a swimming hole and a waterfall. The yurt also features indoor and outdoor kitchens, a spacious, fully furnished deck for evening gatherings, and a hot tub. Days here are best spent outdoors, hiking, swimming, or just sunbathing. Kids will absolutely love the recently added trampoline.
Yurt in Upstate NY - private river-2 hrs from NYCAccord, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsthe deck including outdoor kitchen dining space and adirondack chairs was perfect for outdoor livingit was a cool weekend so the provided fans were perfect for air circulationi enjoyed the outdoor shower and the expansive deckamazing what a few days in the woods without wifi will do to a familythe indoor bathroom with the composting toilet and clawfoot tub was a great additionclean and tasteful an exceptional airbnb experiencethe yurt was clean well equipped and we especially loved the wood burning stove and hot tubindoors was pretty spacious with nice comfy couches books and a projector to watch old dvd/vhs moviesthe yurt was spacious clean and very cozy
Host:pippa and craig were great hostscraig and pippa are friendly and professional hostscraig and pippa were excellent hostscraig and pippa were responsive hosts and we are so happy to have experienced their lovely yurteasy host to communicate withRead more reviewssuper close to mountain biking hiking and 2 lakes with beachesgood location near high falls and stone hillquiet retreat in the middle of the woods with great things to do on the property and close byif you enjoy camping and want a place that's only a bus ride away - this is itit's a close drive to tons of hiking trails wineries and adorable towns
This one-bedroom yurt rental in New York can host up to three guests, as it includes a queen-size bed and a twin-size bed. The rental also has a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, a toaster, a coffeemaker, a refrigerator, and a stove. Outside, guests will find free parking on the premises, a furnished deck, and acres of fields, forests, and hiking trails.
Yurt Rental on 80 private acresWaterville, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsbeautiful views from the deck where we had breakfast did some yoga read booksincredibly comfortable and well appointed beautiful views all aroundcozy everything you need great views trailscomfortable queen futon and great trails leading to inspiring views of the rolling hillsthe views were amazing and the yurt was so cozy and comfortable we’ll definitely be back sometime soonthe yurt was clean practical and nicely decorated
Host:the host was extremely responsive and provided us with great recommendations for meals and activitiesthis yurt is truly one of a kindgreat getaway but a few issues with the hostmichael was a great host the yurt exceeded our expectationsour host michael was wonderfulRead more reviewsa unique stay in a beautiful locationthis location was just perfect for bothnice place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city lifegreat escape close to home if you need a break from life come heresome places are a far drive but worth the trip
This yurt rental is located in Accord, New York, and can host up to six guests. It is equipped to keep guests cozy and comfortable on both summer and winter days. There are lots of heaters and an indoor fireplace to keep guests warm during winter months. Outside, guests will find a deck area, a barbecue grill, a fire pit, and a hot tub. The yurt sits on a farm, so guests will see kittens, horses, chickens, and even goats roaming around but they will be able to bring their pets too.
Cozy, Private Yurt on 27 acre Horse Farm w Hot TubAccord, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsthe shower is pretty weak and can use some lovecouldn't turn on exhaust fan because it was covered with vinesthe outdoor picnic table with the grill just takes adventure up a notchit was a great opportunity to camp out with the comforts of bedroom bathroom and kitchenthe kitchen was big and fully stocked which was nicethe bathroom was stocked with clean towelsit was clean super cozy and surprisingly spaciousyurt was clean tub a bit small but good hot waterwe had a wonderful stay everything was clean and arranged well and there was plenty of kitchen supplies available
Host:the staff was very friendlyhost is helpful and welcomingtim was a great host kind and accommodatingsuper friendly and welcoming host and his awesome dogst is a very generous and accessible host who made us feel welcome but also gave us privacyRead more reviewsgreat place & great location would definitely go backgreat location for discovering the hudson valleyclose to home yet a perfect escapenice and close to minnewaska state park and new paltzt's place is a lovely spot for 2 night summer stay
Excited to go yurt camping in NY state? Animal and nature lovers will be thrilled to stay at this property in the woods. This yurt sits on a goat farm, so don’t be surprised if baby goats will join you on the deck while you sip your morning coffee. There is free parking on the premises, an indoor fireplace, a barbecue grill, and complimentary toiletries. Breakfast is provided daily.
Mariaville Goat Farm YurtPattersonville, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsthe breakfast was great freshly ground coffee seasonal apple cider and fluffy croissantsas usual breakfast was beautiful and thoughtful; fresh biscuits applesauce homemade marmalade fresh squeezed oj fruit and coffeeeven the outdoor bathroom and shower have the comforts of homedelicious breakfast served hot in an adorable picnic basket right to the front doored and rick have included many thoughtful touches to make guests comfortable and welcomesimple yet clean & sereneenchanting rustic warm and cleanthe yurt is clean comfortable and peacefulthe yurt was also incredibly clean and well decoratedthe outhouse was also incredibly clean and didn't give you that icky feeling that outdoor bathrooms often do
Host:our host was amazingrick and ed were amazing hoststhe hosts were unbelievably accommodating and helpfuled was an outstanding hostthey were all extremely friendlyRead more reviewsa very cute place only about 15mins from downtown schenectadya really amazing place to stay relax and get away from the busyness of lifeit's like walking into a fairytaleabsolutely beautiful vacation place to visited and rick's place is absolutely wonderful
This modern, well-appointed yurt is located in Elizabethtown, only half an hour from Lake Placid. A variety of maps and guides await the more adventurous guests, who are ready to hit the trails and explore the surroundings. Guests should bring their own sheets, but cable television and a fully-equipped kitchen are available at the property. Out on the deck, guests can find a barbecue grill and a dining table for two.
Beautiful Adirondack Cabin/YurtElizabethtown, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsclean bathroom full-service kitchen bbq and fire-pitthe beds were comfortable and the kitchen was clean and very adequate for our cooking needsRead more reviewsgreat central location for hikingwe were close to some really amazing hikes and good restaurantsvery unique stay in an amazing locationgreat location would definitely say here againit's a 5 minute drive down the street and well worth it
This spacious, three-bedroom yurt home can accommodate up to eight guests. There are four double beds and a queen-size bed available in total. The yurt is equipped with internet, television, a spacious kitchen, and a washer and dryer. Out on the deck, guests will find plenty of seating and dining space. The rental is nestled between acres of woodland, with a lake nearby, and lots of hiking trails around.
Sunlit wooded artist's home
Price: from 150 USD
Number of Guests: 8
Nestled between tall pine trees, this yurt rental has two bedrooms and can accommodate up to six guests. The rental comes with basic kitchen utilities, including a refrigerator, an oven, and dishes. Guests can enjoy some of the best local products, including eggs, raw milk, cheese, and meats at the nearby farm, while animal lovers can spot chickens, goats, sheep, and pigs. Adventurers can explore the surrounding mountains and hiking trails. Guests should note that they have to bring their own firewood and linens.
Adirondack Mountain Yurt at Blue Pepper FarmJay, New York, United States
Top guest reviewswonderful mix of feeling connected to nature while having comfortable amenitiesthe review is right: this is a bit like a winter camping experience -- but much more comfortableloved the yurt very comfortable with all the amenities you needthe view is amazing and the yurt cozywe had a great stay in the yurt amazing views and cozy spacean awesome place to unwind after a long day of hiking very clean and comfortablethe location is perfect very clean and comfortable
Host:tyler is a great hostthe hosts were super welcomingtyler was a great host and the blue pepper farm is such a peaceful placekind of glamour camping glampingpoints that i thought about that i thought should be included: our hosts were very friendly and accommodatingRead more reviewsawesome location very beautiful spotthe location is absolutely beautiful and so close to amazing hikes highly recommenda great location near adirondack park and lake placidit is also conveniently located close to a lot of great hikesthe property is amazing and location is great
Travelers looking for an off-the-grid experience will love staying at this lakeside yurt in Rensselaerville. This electricity-free rental is located in a quiet and peaceful rural area, away from the big city buzz. Guests can relax on the stone patio, where they will find a seating area, or they can explore the lake and surrounding forests. Canoeing, hiking, and fishing are only a few of the possible adventures available here. The property is pet-friendly if discussed in advance. There are lots of animals on-site too, including farm animals and the hosts’ two dogs.
Lakeside Off-Grid Rustic YurtRensselaerville, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsit was wonderful everything is as described the yart is very cozy and intimatehe was made us feel comfortable and at ease as soon as we got out of the car
Host:rachel was so informative and helpfulgracious hosts and a beautiful propertyrachel and brian are really super hosts they were very attentive and nice people over allthe hosts provided me with everything i needed and we had some great conversationbe willing to mingle with lovely people friendly dogs and happy farm animalsRead more reviewsquiet secluded beautiful location closeness to nature
This modern and spacious yurt comes with a fully equipped kitchen, a reading corner, a king-size bed, and a dining table. Outside, guests will find a furnished deck, a barbecue grill, and a campfire. Days here will be filled with adventures like hiking, kayaking, and horseback riding.
Treehouse Yurt w/ Modern AmenitiesEast Meredith, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsthis place is meant for relaxation; not wifi and loud noisesit's very clean and has all the basic modern conveniences without overdoing things
Host:chris was an amazing hostchris is a great hostchris is a perfect host and always available upon call she is such a super nice ladyshe was extremely accommodating and helpful and didn't miss any detailschris was a very considerate host making sure that we had everything we neededRead more reviewsthe location is a short drive to several good restaurantsabsolutely beautiful and peaceful locationgreat place to get awayit's a great place to get away and sort it all outit was a great location to get out of the baseball craziness for a little bit
Experience what it’s like to live in a yurt that is fully furnished without having to go to a bathhouse outside. This spacious and relaxing yurt in a secluded area offers guests exactly that. It boasts a lush garden with outdoor seating and a gas grill for summer cookouts. A firepit for chilly nights is also available, and the firewood is provided by the host. This yurt also features two space heaters for winter months. Guests who plan to cook can request for the kitchen to be stocked with farm-fresh food items of their choice. The best part of this yurt is being able to meet adorable farm animals who live in the area, like dogs and goats, which animal lovers will surely appreciate.
Secluded & Clean Yurt, nestled in woods and gardens
Top guest reviewsamenities worked perfectly and living space was very comfortablewhat we loved:•the surrounding fields and woods•wrap around deck with grill and table and chairswe enjoyed our duck egg and sausage breakfast in the morningssparkly clean and beautifully appointedthe yurt was very clean and we enjoyed the charm of the farm life all aroundthe place was spotless well-organized and comfortableRead more reviewsgreat location in-between the 2 largest finger lakesgreat place to get away from technology and pretty much only 20 minwe had a great time staying here the location was great for the different areas we wanted to visit
Enjoy a long weekend in this stylish, 700-sqft (65-sqm) yurt in the middle of a horse farm. It can be occupied by up to eight people and boasts an outdoor fire pit, barbecue facilities, a hot tub, and a front deck for enjoying stunning mountain views. The yurt is well insulated and guarantees a cozy sleep on the queen-size bed or on the fold-out futon mattress. A kitchenette is also available, as well as a full bathroom. This property is surrounded by horses, so guests who are planning to bring pets are advised to be careful. Bicycles are available for rent for those who want to explore Minnewaska State Park Preserve, which is just 3 mi (4.8 km) from the site.
Yurt in very private spot on 27 acre Horse Farm w/ hot tub
Top guest reviewsed's cabin and both were comfortablefull bathroom with great pressure hot and cold water private bedroom with beautiful comfortable queen size bedwe had breakfast in the farm house the next day and it was beautiful and deliciousthe yurt was clean and clearly well maintained
Host:thank you tom you are a fantastic hostthey were extremely hospitable and the yurt was cozy warm and inspiringbeautiful grounds friendly farm animals abound private and ingenious set up within the yurt itselfgreat job by angelica the caretakertim and beth are awesome super helpful friendly and have a great farmRead more reviewswonderful place to spend a nice quiet new years
Stay in this 960-sqft (89-sqm) yurt surrounded by the natural beauty of Ulster Park. Some of these nature sites include waterfalls, brooks, cliffs, and forests. Outdoor amenities include a grill and a fire pit on the spacious lawn. Animal lovers will appreciate the lovely animals surrounding the area, some of which include friendly deer, hummingbirds, hawks, and foxes. The yurt can sleep four people with a queen-size bed and a pull-out sofa. There is a fully functional bathroom inside the yurt.
Totally secluded Yurt surrounded by waterfalls, brooks, cliffs and forest
Top guest reviewsa/c was a blessingyurt was well equipped and clean and accommodated the four of us wellit was clean comfortable and well-equipped with awesome bonuses like the art and the fresh-from-the-garden teasthe yurt itself was very clean and very cozyRead more reviewsgreat place to run away from city noise
Travelers who enjoy the water and the wilderness will love staying in this yurt, which sits on a 4-acre (1.6-hectare) property along Cayuga Lake. It’s a walk away from a private beach and features top-notch facilities like picnic tables, a fire pit, barbecue facilities, and two reserved parking spaces. Dogs are welcome here, and they will surely enjoy playing catch on the lush surroundings. Those who wish to spend more time indoors can make use of the TV and WiFi to watch movies.
Spacious, airy yurt is delightful for glamping in comfort!
Stay in a fully equipped yurt that is 25 ft (7.6 m) in diameter and features indoor and outdoor amenities. Pets are welcome to stay here with prior permission from the owner. Two guests will have a double bed to sleep on in this yurt. WiFi access, TV, and air conditioning are also available in this unique accommodation. There is a functional bathhouse just a few steps away from the yurt. Guests will have access to kayaks and canoes that can be used to explore the waterway.
Glamorous Camping in a YURT
Top guest reviewsthere is a portable air conditioner that thoroughly kept us coolwe enjoyed cool air-conditioning comfortable hot showers and relaxed on the back deck while watching boats pass byit was lovely and the a/c did a good job of keeping us cool during the nightthe yurt is set up very cute with a small kitchen full size refrigerator table couch and bedwe never wanted to leave the property because it just feels so comfortablewe were not disappointed what a quaint clean fun "hotel" on waterRead more reviews
Host:john and paula were very nice hosts with some great stories the yurt was a unique experiencepaula and john were great host-friendly accommodating and hospitableour hosts were warm and hospitable and were able to share details of the area with us
Climbing Vine Cottage is an artfully designed yurt surrounded by gardens and waterfalls in Newfield, New York. The 850-square-foot (79 sqm) yurt has two comfortable bedrooms with full-sized beds, and it sleeps up to six persons when you add up the fold-out futon bed in the living room. The kitchen and the bathroom are all fully stocked, featuring some local items like coffee and soap. If you’re coming with children, they’ll definitely enjoy the child-friendly entertainment amenities in the yurt. Enjoy hiking, barbecuing, sightseeing, or simply cozy up on the bed. For a couple or family, this stay is one of the best ones to give you memorable glamping in New York.
One-Of-A-Kind Yurt Surrounded by Waterfalls
Top guest reviewsupdated mattress and pillows and a tv would make it perfectthe yurt was clean and toasty warm as the temperature dropped
Host:attentive flexible and kindthis space was perfect for our party of five lovely hostwe had a great stay here and our host was lovelymichelle is a gracious host that is available when neededmichelle and her family were wonderful hostsRead more reviewsthe proximity of the gorges wineries and attractions were fairly closethe location is perfect in a short driving distance to lots of waterfalls lakes hikes and ithacahighly recommended if you want something different in a great locationnevertheless the best place is the secret creek within a walking distance from the yurtif you would like a unique experience this is the place
This bright and spacious yurt in Palenville sits in the middle of the wilderness, yet it is close to lots of restaurants and experiences. The accommodation comes with a Blu-Ray projector setup, a wood-burning stove, water heater, and a laptop-friendly workspace. Outside, there is a tiny patio with a barbecue grill and parking space nearby.
Yurt in the Catskills!Palenville, New York, United States
Top guest reviewseasy check in and good amenities in the kitchen for cookingthe kitchen was perfect for making coffee or breakfast in the morningwe enjoyed exploring a variety of outdoor places in the area and being without wifi was actually refreshingit was super cozy and stayed warm even though it was in the single digits outsidefull kitchen shower heat - everything you need for a comfortable stay in naturevery clean and relaxingit is very clean and cozybeautiful spot in a clean lovely little yurtit was clean homey and eccentric (with the record player and home media system)
Host:jenny & peter were amazing hostspeter and jenny are great hostsjenny and peter are truly warm hosts and you can tell they care about their gueststhe land owner was super nice and his hospitality was top notchjenny and peter are awesome hosts and their yurt is the perfect mix of camping and glampingRead more reviewsgreat location if you want something private but close enough to all the actionexcellent location - really enjoyed kaaterskill fallsoverall it was a great location to get away from city life for a few daysgreat location so much to do in the arealocation is perfect if you’re looking to be in the catskills area
Secluded and tranquil spots in New York
As you can see, the state of New York is much more than crowded cities and life on fast-forward. Enjoy visiting the hidden places and staying in off-the-grid yurt rentals, where you can reconnect with nature, relax, hit the pause button, and recharge your batteries. Book one of these yurts in New York today.
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