Top 9 Yurts In Pennsylvania, USA - Updated 2023

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Are you looking for an unforgettable outdoor vacation but are holding back because you refuse to sleep in a traditional tent or worry about how you are going to take a proper shower? The traditional camping experience might not be for you, but glamping is! If you are looking for a glamping adventure in Pennsylvania, USA, here is some good news. Pennsylvania is home to a lot of state parks, forested areas, and mountains. Its largest city, Philadelphia, is home to a number of iconic fountains and the best places to eat—definitely worth considering in your itinerary. Pennsylvania is surely one of the best places to experience the wonders of nature, and it also hosts amazing festivals each year. Yurts allow you to explore the camping experience without the messy part. Read on to discover some of the top yurts in Pennsylvania, USA.

1. Beautiful, rustic yurt from the 1920s, Ohiopyle (from USD 69)

Looking forward to yurt camping in Pennsylvania? Located in Rafferty Manor in Ohiopyle State Park, this yurt has had a long history. It was built in the 1920s, and is now managed by an artist. This yurt might be an oldie, but you don’t have to worry because it is very well kept with all the amenities you’ll need for a comfortable stay. It is a great accommodation for friends and couples since there are two single beds, perfectly lined with linens and pillows. The hardwood floorings and a real wood burner is also included in the yurt so you don’t have to worry about the cold evenings. A pub that specialises in craft beers is also just a stone’s throw from the property. If you are in for a workout, you can also head over to the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail for a hike in the morning!

Yurt in Ohiopyle · ★4.81 · 2 beds · 0 baths
Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania, United States
324 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 0 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is a comfortable space for two (including all our gear
the space was fun and cozy
a neat little place to stay in ohiopyle comfortable beds in a cozy space
it was very clean and cozy
we had a lovely stay in the yurt cozy clean and comfortable
this yurt is awesome the host was super friendly and i could tell he wanted us to be comfortable
lovely place friendly people
adorable yurt and conrad is lovely and hospitable
communication with host was easy with quick response
festive but it's comfy and just outdoorsy enough hosts are lovely
location is great
the location was wonderful
it's well located in the tiny town and close to adventure and fallingwater
it is in a great location within walking distance from local restaurants and shopping
the location is perfectly situated next to a wonderful restaurant/pub with close proximity to nearby attractions like fallingwater
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2. Hot tub glamping right in the woods, Mehoopany (from USD 139)

For those taking a break from the usual staycation spots in Philadelphia and yearning for relaxation surrounded by bits and pieces of nature, this Airbnb yurt in Pennsylvania is the ideal place to spend a time off. A queen-sized can accommodate two persons, but still has ample space for some tents if you are bringing more friends along. A composting toilet, shower stall and hot water are also accessible so you do not have to worry about not being able to smell nice and clean.

This is definitely a unique experience where you get to prepare your own food, make your own coffee in the mornings and make a campfire to chill with your loved ones at night. Essentials such as firewood, matches, drinking water and plastic utensils are also provided.

Secluded Off Grid YURT Cedar HOT TUB Pet-friendly
Mehoopany, Pennsylvania, United States
174 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the grill/heater/toilet/shower are easy to use and we were impressed with the lights-lantern set up
the grill is easy to work and the bathroom situation is nicely handled
eddie and liam were very responsive when we weren't able to get the heater working
even in the middle of winter we were so happy with the heater and the scenery
this is camping but better it’s extremely comfortable with everything you may need for cooking
pleasant hosts and clean accommodations
the yurt is clean and well stocked
the yurt was clean spacious and well heated
we had such a great time the yurt was very clean and beautifully decorated
our hosts were helpful and really nice
wonderful stay at the yurt eddie & liam are excellent hosts
the hosts are more than amazing and super helpful and friendly
eddie and liam are great hosts
eddie & liam are great hosts and have thoughtfully laid everything out at the yurt campsite
a fun and unique place to stay
such a unique property & private location with fantastic amenities
this place was amazing just about everything you need is there for you
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3. Private yurt right by the farm, South Sterling (from USD 138)

Animal lovers will love this yurt for rent in Pennsylvania. This 20-feet (6.1 m) yurt is located on a 40-acre (16.2 hectares) farm with animals! Imagine sharing a space with live grazing cows, sheep and chickens. The tranquil and peaceful environment overlooking the green pastures is also a treat for you. This yurt is equipped with a queen-size canopied bed and skylight dome that allows you to watch the beautiful night skies. There is also an outdoor grill with seating and eating areas - you’ll be having some delicious s'mores in a garden setting!

Yurt at the farm!
South Sterling, Pennsylvania, United States
311 reviews  Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
non-electric (fully expected) so prepare however you need but this yurt was extremely homey and comfortable
the outdoor kitchen was so charming and a great touch
we had such a beautiful experience staying at the yurt so cozy clean and so cute
the hosts were thoughtful and responsive
peaceful with friendly cows and the coziest space you could imagine
brit and kelly are excellent hosts and we loved our stay
the friendly and curious cows were such a surprise delight we loved hanging out along side them
we felt like we were miles away from things yet the location was very accessible
the perfect getaway from the city life the location is very secluded and peaceful
awesome place to get away and unplug for a little
such a beautiful place to stay
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4. Vacation with animals on a cosy little farm in Friendsville, Maryland (from USD 129)

Animal lovers, rejoice! Go back to nature’s roots on a vacation at this yurt located in Friendsville, Maryland. As it is situated right in the farm area, where you’ll be able to feed and play with the animals. Experience feeding the sheep, chickens, duck and watch them graze through the beautiful green pastures. This yurt accommodates two with a king-sized bed and futon couch. Other facilities such as a bathhouse and kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, induction cooktop and microwave are also available. It is suitable for a vacation all year round with air conditioning and heaters to keep you cosy and comfortable.

Yurt in Friendsville · ★4.79 · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath
Friendsville, Maryland, United States
117 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was a cold night but the space heaters kept us warm through the night
thank you to our hosts
jason and his family were wonderful hosts
jason was a great host and very responsive
jason was very communicative and made sure we had everything we needed
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5. Experience glamping by the river in Frostburg, Maryland

Go for a peaceful retreat at Savage River Lodge. They provide sustainable accommodation right by a beautiful river. Beautifully furnished with modern decor, washrooms and a double bed, they definitely have some of the most luxurious yurts within the area. You don’t have to worry about food because they have an on-site restaurant that even delivers food to you. If you want to plan some activities, you can consider hiking or cross-country skiing in the state forest land. Savage River Lodge a great choice for a short and relaxing vacation.

Yurt glamping at Savage River Lodge
Frostburg, Maryland, United States
10 reviews
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
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it was the perfect place to get away and spend a night
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6. Rustic Mongolian-styled yurt in Circleville, West Virginia

Located near Monongahela National Forest and just below the summit of Spruce Knob Mountain, Tagdumbash was built in the 1970s but had underwent renovations a year ago. You’ll be provided with a room within the yurt with access to the communal shower house and shared kitchen. There is even a cob oven, fire pit and a grill for you to stay warm and prepare your own delicious meals. If you are up for a winter retreat, Tagdumbash can also accommodate you during the winter months. Just be sure to communicate extensively with them prior to the trip and you’ll probably get one of the best winter experiences of a lifetime.

Rustic Yurt - Tagdumbash
Circleville, West Virginia, United States
128 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were superbly comfortable and coffee ready at 7:15 am in the morning
loved the opened kitchen and the library space
the gateway restaurant is a great place to grab breakfast lunch or dinner during your stay
the kitchen was well equipped and great for cooking small or large meals
staying in tagdumbash it was a short walk to the bathrooms which are covered in beautiful nature murals
very clean cozy and private
the setting is beautiful the yurt was clean and facilities good
the place was clean with all the necessary services
everything was fantastic clean and beautiful the people were so kind
yurts are cozy and clean
the tmi staff was friendly and helpful
helpful staff and unique experience
the staff is so helpful fun and knowledgeable
the staff were helpful and friendly
:) the staff is very friendly and helpful
great location - approximately ~1
awesome location will be back
nice place good location exactly as expected
great location to see milky way
great hiking trails within walking distance couldn't have asked for a better trip to west virginia
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7. Have an entire wooden yurt to yourself in Circleville, West Virginia (from USD 82)

Like Tagdumbash, Chuguchak is also a yurt situated near Monongahela National Forest and slightly below the summit of Spruce Knob Mountain. The only difference is that you’ll have the whole yurt to yourself. So if you are looking for some privacy, this is a great choice. Facilities such as the communal bathhouse and kitchen are accessible via a convenient short walk from the guest yurt. There is a skylight so you can fall into a nice, deep sleep under the stars while gazing at the beautiful night sky.

Yurt in Circleville · ★4.92 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Circleville, West Virginia, United States
89 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities are great (kitchen bathrooms wifi electricity)
beautiful yurts and really nice bathroom kitchen and library facilities
the guest yurts were rustic but comfortable
portable heater kept the yurt comfortable although it was noisy
the yurts are so cool and cozy
clean shower and rest rooms nice clean room
the communal bathroom was clean and well maintained
common shower house was very clean with lots of hot water and flush toilets
it is remote spiritual clean peaceful and relaxing
the space is simple clean cozy and in the beautiful mountains surrounded by forest
the emailed directions were super helpful
the staff were welcoming easygoing and knowledgeable
the staff was also very helpful
the staff was extremely friendly
the staff were friendly and helpful
this was a great location to stay while we were visiting the seneca rocks/spruce knob area
wonderful place to stay definitely going back in the near future
one of the best places within 500 miles to see stars
this place is awesome secluded and quiet but close to some great trails
the earth structures bring you close to the earth but very comfortable and outfitted with necessities
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8. Winter wonderland in a lovely yurt in Circleville, West Virginia (from USD 228)

This rustic yurt is situated slightly below the highest point at 4,000 feet (1219 meters) in Circleville, West Virginia. It is a great accommodation choice during the winter because you’ll be able to enjoy and explore the beauty of the winter wilderness. You can even choose to cross-country ski or sledge within the area. Even though you’ll be enjoying some solitude, you don’t have to worry about not having the basic amenities because there is a fully equipped kitchen and a bathhouse with electric heating.

Yurt in Circleville · ★4.92 · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath
Circleville, West Virginia, United States
73 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 16 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the main yurt was cozy and warm great view good library and games
sleeping with the skylight over the bed was wonderful
sleeping with the skylight over the bed was wonderful
the fully stocked kitchen was so useful and we enjoyed the wood stove keeping us toasty all night
perfect place to sleep under the stars on a comfortable double bed
staff was extremely helpful and knowledgeable
thank you so much for a great host
host is very helpful and welcoming
host was very courteous and helpful
he was so friendly and funny guy to hang around
the location is beautiful and so private
best stargazing location i could even think of
really nice hiking trails close by
location was beautiful we definitely will be back
an incredibly unique and wonderful place
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9. Fascinating tent in Circleville, West Virginia

Nestled inside the forest near Monongahela National Forest, this rustic yurt was constructed back in the 1970s but is still really well maintained with renovations that were completed just last year. This Mongolian-style yurt has a mossy roof that cuts down on the sound of the morning dews and raindrops. Electricity and basic amenities such as a communal kitchen and shower facilities are also provided. This yurt is a really good choice for you if you want to enjoy some time away from your hectic life and embrace the serenity of the tranquil forest.

Rustic Yurt - Bukhara
Circleville, West Virginia, United States
20 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the folks are super helpful and the bed was so comfortable
the stars are incredible here and the yurts very comfortable even in the cold
it was comfortable cozy and clean with ample blankets
the staff is amazing and the main yurt is the comfiest place to hang out
the staff were super friendly and helpful one guy even walked us to the spruce knob trailhead
and i really enjoyed time around the campfire with staff and other guests
enchantingly beautiful spot with great hosts
well worth the drive the yurt was clean and gorgeous and close to beautiful trails and attractions
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Embrace yourself close to Mother Nature

Glamping is a great activity for you to get a relaxing vacation while being closer to the wonders of nature, especially in Pennsylvania where you can get easy access to a good number of state parks and forests. Most of the accommodations in this list are situated just slightly below the summit of mountains and really elevated so you are definitely going to enjoy some of the greatest views. On a side note, you’ll also be able to lie down outside the yurts and enjoy a quiet night under the stunning stars. Be sure to check out these yurts in Pennsylvania.

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