11 Best Yurts In Minnesota - Updated 2021

yurt in minnesota

Located in the Midwest, the state of Minnesota is the 12th largest in the US. It is home to the Twin Cities (Minneapolis-Saint Paul) metropolitan area and a great many outdoor areas. Take a step into the urban metropolis of the Twin Cities; travelers will be able to explore the Mall of America, which also contains a theme park, the Walker Art Center, the Mill City Museum, and many different restaurants and bars. Minnesota is also home to almost 12,000 lakes and borders North America’s largest lake, Lake Superior.

Step outside the urban metropolis of the Twin Cities and travelers will be able to enjoy the vast outdoors of Minnesota–hundreds of different walking and biking trails, ski areas, water sport activities, sightseeing areas, and so much more. With so much to do and so much to see around Minnesota, be sure to experience the full encounter with the great outdoors. This list brings you closer to some of the best yurts in Minnesota for the best outdoor vacation experience in the area. Check it out below.

1. Boho yurt with a private beach in Afton (from USD 340)

Experience luxury camping in this Bohemian-inspired yurt located on a 22-acre (8.9-hectare) property in Fleetwood Farms with its own private beach! The yurt comes with a heater, a fan, a Tempur-pedic zen queen bed, and blankets. Outside, you’ll find a grill, a firepit, and a private outhouse. Couples will surely enjoy the newly installed private hot tub. A pool located in the farm mansion is also available for use upon reservation and a fee of 100 USD per person, per day. Note that you are advised to bring your own firewood, food, water, and bug spray.

Glamping Harlows Hideaway. Closed for the winter.
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

2. Secluded yurt-style tent in Shafer (from USD 40)

Looking forward to yurt camping in Minnesota? Be sure to book this secluded yurt-style tent. Perfect for solo campers or couples, this Airbnb invites guests to relax on the lap of nature. Just pack your camping mat and sleeping bags and head to Shafer. This picturesque site is ideal for those who enjoy long walks, fresh air, and cozy campfires. Though there is a place to park your car, do note that there’s quite a walk to get to the campsite, so wear your most comfortable shoes. On-site, there is a composting toilet, a picnic table, a fire pit, and barbeque facilities for guests to use.

Yurt-Style Tent at Stone Creek Farm
Shafer, Minnesota, United States
54 reviews Superhost
Campsite 0 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
i can vouch that the composting toilet was super clean and well maintained
as a host he was so kind and personable
beautiful property and wonderful hosts we enjoyed our private getaway
we had fun hanging out at camp walking around the farm and chatting with the owners
great location graceful hosts and a weekend to remember
dan was beyond helpful in every way possible
its also super close to taylor falls and the st
it is a great location to turn off and tune in
a perfect spot for some quiet camping easy walk in nice shade great tents
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3. Quaint yurt in Bayfield (from USD 75)

If you’re coming to the area of Bayfield as a family or group looking for a great outdoor adventure, this accommodation is perfect for you. The accommodation comes with spectacular panoramic views of Lake Superior and the Onion River Valley, with a safe and large outdoor area to match. For the adventure-seeking and outdoorsy guests, staying here will also bring you closer to the different walking, skiing, and biking trails available in the area. The yurt also provides guests with a 20-foot (6 m) insulated space, a full mattress and two bunk beds, a wood stove, and so much more. The space is also perfect for up to six guests, making it a fantastic retreat for all groups and families.

Bayfield Rustic Yurt 1 (Evergreen)
Bayfield, Wisconsin, United States
317 reviews Superhost
Yurt 1 Bed 6 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
incredible views and a comfortable stay
sturdy bunk beds with comfortable mattresses
the beds were great to throw a sleeping bag down and be done with it
fantastic location with stunning views of lake superior spacious and clean with very comfortable mattresses
the space is comfortable
plenty of dry wood and a nice size wood stove
the yurt was clean and cozy with detailed instructions for using the wood stove
the outhouse was clean and great to have and use
absolutely gorgeous place--we would return again in a heartbeat the view is amazing the yurt clean and well stocked
the hosts are caring and were quick to respond to us before and during our stay
excellent communication from the host made accessing and enjoying the yurt super easy
he was quite responsive and went the extra mile to try to let me check in early
excellent communication from host for a hassle free experience
great location in the winter
your walk will be a little work to get to the beautiful location of the yurt
fantastic space and location plenty of room for six people
perfect place to forget about your daily grind
beautiful place to spend some relaxing and unwinding in nature
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4. Fantastic yurt for six in Cable (from USD 75)

Nestled among the trees of the Bayfield Country Forest, this fantastic yurt is perfect for your outdoor adventure as a group or family. Guests will be able to enjoy the different walking and biking trails near the home, and unwind around an outdoor fire pit during afternoons and evenings. If you’re headed here during winter, guests will also be able to visit the North End ski trails nearby for an even more adventure-filled vacation experience. The home also comes with a space large enough for six guests, and has an outhouse nearby. Providing guests with a true off-the-grid experience, this yurt is great for all those longing for a pause from the busy city life.

Cable Rustic Yurt
Cable, Wisconsin, United States
258 reviews Superhost
Yurt 0 Beds 6 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we brought a few camp chairs and that made evenings by the woodstove a bit more comfortable
i found it plenty comfortable and once we had a fire going it was a nice temperature inside
super clean and picturesque
it's clean private and stocked with only the essentials
check-in was easy and we found it clean and really quiet
the beds were great and the space was clean
the space was nice and clean smelled great fully stocked with wood and in a beautiful setting
very nice rustic and private location
fantastic location in the woods and right on trails
excellent location to access all the local trails
it's in an absolutely beautiful location
” amazing location for unlimited world-class cross country skiing
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5. Tranquil yurt in Esko (from USD 179)

As soon as you step inside this tranquil yurt in Esko, you’ll immediately enjoy that ‘on vacation’ feeling. A cozy seating area and a giant, cloud-like bed dominate the space. This Airbnb is perfect for two friends or a couple eager to try glamping for the first time. Do note that food isn’t allowed inside the yurt, but the hosts provide a communal area where guests can eat, and there are plenty of local restaurants nearby so you can dine out. There’s free parking on the premises, and the yurt is just a short walk away from here.

“HEMLOCK YURT” (near Duluth, MN)
Esko, Minnesota, United States
117 reviews Superhost
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfy bed delicious coffee in the morning and nice cool breeze at night
super cozy and the bed was super comfy all you’d need for a short get away
beautifully-appointed bug-free clean tranquil
everything was super clean and they clearly put a lot of work into maintaining it all
a very clean & comfy bed some birds chirping outside and some homemade coffee all added wonderful touches
the space was very clean and we appreciated the privacy of the yurt
there was a very clean porta-potty and a short walk to the car
their response time was quick and they were very kind throughout our stay
the yurt was beautiful and it is clear that the hosts paid a lot of attention to detail
we had a wonderful experience and the hosts were awesome
the owners are super nice and we loved chatting with them
our hosts were welcoming and and accommodating we loved all of the decor and attention to detail
amazing location beautifully decorated and lovely comfortable yurt
we will definitely come back to andre's place
this spot was absolutely lovely- great location right in between duluth and jay cooke state park
we were excited to find a unique place to stay on our way to voyageurs national park
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6. Cozy yurt among the pines in Esko (from USD 99)

Nestled in a 16-acre (6.5-hectare) property on the border of Jay Cooke State Park, this great 16-foot (4.9 m) yurt is located among the refreshing pine trees of Esko. This Minnesota state park yurt can accommodate up to two guests, making it perfect for solo travelers and couples looking for a break from the urban life. Guests are well provided for, with an area to store and eat food, coffee during mornings upon request, and the option of having an outdoor evening grill. Bike rentals are also available in the area for the adventurous.

"PINES YURT" (near Duluth, MN)
Esko, Minnesota, United States
122 reviews Superhost
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful peaceful setting very clean quiet and a space heater when we needed it
the yurt itself has a couple of comfortable chairs and a nice comfortable queen bed inside
the yurts are beautifully decorated with comfortable beds cozy down comforter and solar lighting
it was clean and felt safe on their property
very clean and unique setting with wonderful hosts
the yurt was beautiful and very clean and comfortable
the yurt was clean comfortable and very homey
it kept us safe and dry even in the wind rain hail and lightening
the host was totally amazing
andrea and sue were wonderful hosts who went above and beyond for us
andre and sue are the best host
andre and his family were such kind and thoughtful hosts
the hosts set up the bonfire for when we were ready to use it
such a wonderful place beautiful location and great people
you can expect beautiful thoughtful accommodations in a beautiful location
what a beautiful location and wonderful hosts
the location was easy to get to from downtown duluth although it was a challenge walking the 0
we loved the yurt the location was amazing and picturesque
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7. Lovely lakeside yurt in Ely (from USD 140)

Enjoy a retreat in Ely, Minnesota, and stay in this lakeside yurt that offers superb sunset views. This canvas yurt is big enough for up to nine people, with two separate bedrooms containing queen-size beds, a double bed and a single in the loft, and a queen-size sleeper sofa in the living room. The common area features a full kitchen with all the necessary cooking facilities. The bathhouse is just down the hill and has latrines and hot water showers. Those who enjoy outdoor activities will have a blast trying out several activities on-site. Some of these include exercise classes, sewing groups, yoga, canoeing, and fishing, to name a few.

Eagle Yurt at Wilderness Wind, Ely, MN with 3 bedrooms and full kitchen
30 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
the bath house is very close and provides clean hot showers and pit toilets
the yurt was clean well appointed and painstakingly cared for
kind people running the site; doing their best to transition successfully to a new management model
jay is an awesome host and was super accommodating to any requests we made
jay was so accommodating and helpful the entire time
our host dan was so accommodating and welcoming
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8. Rustic yurt amidst trees near Duluth (from USD 114)

Whether you are a couple on your honeymoon trip or just a weekend getaway, this rustic yurt located amidst a variety of trees in Fiddlehead Farm is perfect for you. It has enough living and sleeping space for two guests in its thoughtfully furnished interiors. The yurt features a kitchen complete with all the cooking equipment and basic supplies that you might need to prepare a good meal. Outside, you’ll find a deck with outdoor furniture, a wood stove to keep you warm, and an outhouse. This rental is less than a mile (less than 2 kilometers) away from Superior Hiking and COGGs trails.

Fiddlehead Farm Yurt
56 reviews Superhost
Yurt 0 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the place was clean and in good shape
very comfortable clean and welcoming
the hosts were amazing friendly and extremely helpful with tips on where to dine and shop
the location is ideal for day trips along the north shore
location is perfect very serene and quiet yet so close to downtown duluth
this is a great place to stay if you want to 'glamp'
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9. An urban escape for six in Bayfield (from USD 105)

Found just 10 miles (16 km) away from the area of Bayfield, travelers will find themselves at this comfortable and cozy yurt surrounded by an organic farm. During the stay, guests will be provided with a wooden stove, an outhouse with a composting toilet, and a space large enough for six. If you’re booking an outdoor adventure for your family or group, this space might just be the perfect one for you. Exploring the nearby areas is also very easy, given that the home is just a drive away from Bayfield and nearby areas of Minnesota. While you’re here, be sure to check out the Meyers Beach, Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore just a short drive away!

Twisting Twig Gardens and Orchard Rustic Yurt
Bayfield, Wisconsin, United States
277 reviews Superhost
Yurt 0 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was so great to not have wifi or cell service
love the fall time coziness with a view of the stars and a warm cast iron stove
it did cool off at night and there was a fan which helped
compost toilets are 10x better than pit style toilets
cozy space enough comforts of home to make the experience more enjoyable (for me) than camping in tents
it was very clean and relaxing
it was so clean when we arrived
very clean definitely roughing it out there
everything is clean and easy so it really is a vacation so spacious and warm
it was clean easy to find and the description was accurate
great hosts
the yurt was a very nice place to stay and the hosts were great
ashley was friendly accommodating and great at communicating during our stay
ashley is a terrific host and i can’t wait to visit again in the fall for the foliage
close to everything you could want for a grand adventure
perfect place to get away
it is in such a great location to the apostle islands and to the cute town of bayfield
perfect location for peaceful evening of rest & relaxation
ashley’s place is a beautiful place to unwind & glamp in style super close to tons of outdoor activities
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10. Large off-the-grid yurt in Bemidji

If you’re looking for a getaway nestled in the forested area of Bemidji, this large 24-foot (7.3 m) yurt rental in Minnesota is the perfect one for you. Guests can expect a unique solar powered vacation home close to the outdoors, with fresh drinking water provided, and two large inflatable beds for up to three guests. The home also comes with a great wood fire sauna to spend your slow mornings or evenings. Additionally, guests will be able to use the indoor fireplace and wood shed to warm up the entire home. Take a relaxing break and detach yourself from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy this great off-the-grid home, perfect for traveling couples, groups, or small families.

Rustic & Cozy Off-Grid Yurt in the North Woods
Bemidji, Minnesota, United States
55 reviews
Yurt 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable air mattress & bedding
very private and had a lot of thoughtful touches to make stay more comfortable
tons of kitchen supplies made it super easy to cook
outhouse was super clean and had enough toilet paper
the yurt was an amazing one of a kind experience
john was incredibly generous and helpful
great place the location is really great for gettin away
a unique space situated in a beautiful place
a great camping experience a quick 15 minute drive from downtown bemidji beautiful location beautiful scenery
the yurt is super cute and a great location if you want to be a bit secluded
it’s such a nice quiet spot to stay yet close enough to town
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11. Forest getaway in the Minnesota northern woods

Located in the woods of northern Minnesota, this small yurt tent provides travelers with yet another off-the-grid vacation experience–a perfect break from city life. The home is located near a beaver pond and is equipped with solar power, a wooden stove, a shower house, and so much more. Guests will be able to enjoy the provided kayak equipment and bicycles for adventure-filled days. On top of this, guests will also be able to use the home’s small library filled with books for relaxed days in. Not to mention, simple breakfast will be provided so you can enjoy a light yet hearty breakfast for every morning of your stay.

Yurt in Northwoods of MN
50 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

An outdoor adventure to remember

The state of Minnesota offers some of the best outdoor experiences in Midwestern USA. Be sure to book your trip soon while accommodations are available. These yurts in Minnesota won’t disappoint!

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