Are you looking for an unforgettable outdoor vacation but is 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 are some good news. Pennsylvania is home to a lot of state parks, forested areas and mountains. It is one of the best places to experience the wonders of nature. Yurts allow you to explore the camping experience, without the messy part and in this article, we will be introducing some of the best yurts 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!
The Yurt at Rafferty Manor in OhiopyleOhiopyle, Pennsylvania, United States
Top guest reviewsit is a comfortable space for two (including all our gearthe space was fun and cozya neat little place to stay in ohiopyle comfortable beds in a cozy spaceit was very clean and cozywe had a lovely stay in the yurt cozy clean and comfortable
Host:this yurt is awesome the host was super friendly and i could tell he wanted us to be comfortablelovely place friendly peopleadorable yurt and conrad is lovely and hospitablecommunication with host was easy with quick responsefestive but it's comfy and just outdoorsy enough hosts are lovelyRead more reviewslocation is greatthe location was wonderfulit's well located in the tiny town and close to adventure and fallingwaterit is in a great location within walking distance from local restaurants and shoppingthe location is perfectly situated next to a wonderful restaurant/pub with close proximity to nearby attractions like fallingwater
For those in the city looking for a space to relax, chill while experiencing bits and pieces of nature, this yurt is great for you. 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 with Wood-Fired HOT TUBMehoopany, Pennsylvania, United States
Top guest reviewsthe grill/heater/toilet/shower are easy to use and we were impressed with the lights-lantern set upthe grill is easy to work and the bathroom situation is nicely handlededdie and liam were very responsive when we weren't able to get the heater workingeven in the middle of winter we were so happy with the heater and the scenerythis is camping but better it’s extremely comfortable with everything you may need for cookingpleasant hosts and clean accommodationsthe yurt is clean and well stockedthe yurt was clean spacious and well heatedwe had such a great time the yurt was very clean and beautifully decorated
Host:our hosts were helpful and really nicewonderful stay at the yurt eddie & liam are excellent hoststhe hosts are more than amazing and super helpful and friendlyeddie and liam are great hostseddie & liam are great hosts and have thoughtfully laid everything out at the yurt campsiteRead more reviewsa fun and unique place to staysuch a unique property & private location with fantastic amenitiesthis place was amazing just about everything you need is there for you
Animal lovers would love this yurt. 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
Top guest reviewsnon-electric (fully expected) so prepare however you need but this yurt was extremely homey and comfortablethe outdoor kitchen was so charming and a great touchwe had such a beautiful experience staying at the yurt so cozy clean and so cute
Host:the hosts were thoughtful and responsivepeaceful with friendly cows and the coziest space you could imaginebrit and kelly are excellent hosts and we loved our staythe friendly and curious cows were such a surprise delight we loved hanging out along side themRead more reviewswe felt like we were miles away from things yet the location was very accessiblethe perfect getaway from the city life the location is very secluded and peacefulawesome place to get away and unplug for a littlesuch a beautiful place to stay
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 @ Yorkie Acres FarmFriendsville, Maryland, United States
Top guest reviewsit was a cold night but the space heaters kept us warm through the nightRead more reviews
Host:thank you to our hostsjason and his family were wonderful hostsjason was a great host and very responsivejason was very communicative and made sure we had everything we needed
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 LodgeFrostburg, Maryland, United States
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsit was the perfect place to get away and spend a night
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 - TagdumbashCircleville, West Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsthe beds were superbly comfortable and coffee ready at 7:15 am in the morningloved the opened kitchen and the library spacethe gateway restaurant is a great place to grab breakfast lunch or dinner during your staythe kitchen was well equipped and great for cooking small or large mealsstaying in tagdumbash it was a short walk to the bathrooms which are covered in beautiful nature muralsvery clean cozy and privatethe setting is beautiful the yurt was clean and facilities goodthe place was clean with all the necessary serviceseverything was fantastic clean and beautiful the people were so kindyurts are cozy and clean
Host:the tmi staff was friendly and helpfulhelpful staff and unique experiencethe staff is so helpful fun and knowledgeablethe staff were helpful and friendly:) the staff is very friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location - approximately ~1awesome location will be backnice place good location exactly as expectedgreat location to see milky waygreat hiking trails within walking distance couldn't have asked for a better trip to west virginia
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.
Rustic Yurt - ChuguchakCircleville, West Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsthe amenities are great (kitchen bathrooms wifi electricity)beautiful yurts and really nice bathroom kitchen and library facilitiesthe guest yurts were rustic but comfortableportable heater kept the yurt comfortable although it was noisythe yurts are so cool and cozyclean shower and rest rooms nice clean roomthe communal bathroom was clean and well maintainedcommon shower house was very clean with lots of hot water and flush toiletsit is remote spiritual clean peaceful and relaxingthe space is simple clean cozy and in the beautiful mountains surrounded by forest
Host:the emailed directions were super helpfulthe staff were welcoming easygoing and knowledgeablethe staff was also very helpfulthe staff was extremely friendlythe staff were friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsthis was a great location to stay while we were visiting the seneca rocks/spruce knob areawonderful place to stay definitely going back in the near futureone of the best places within 500 miles to see starsthis place is awesome secluded and quiet but close to some great trailsthe earth structures bring you close to the earth but very comfortable and outfitted with necessities
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.
Rustic Yurt- Choose Your Own Adventure!Circleville, West Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsthe main yurt was cozy and warm great view good library and gamessleeping with the skylight over the bed was wonderfulsleeping with the skylight over the bed was wonderfulthe fully stocked kitchen was so useful and we enjoyed the wood stove keeping us toasty all nightperfect place to sleep under the stars on a comfortable double bed
Host:staff was extremely helpful and knowledgeablethank you so much for a great hosthost is very helpful and welcominghost was very courteous and helpfulhe was so friendly and funny guy to hang aroundRead more reviewsthe location is beautiful and so privatebest stargazing location i could even think ofreally nice hiking trails close bylocation was beautiful we definitely will be backan incredibly unique and wonderful place
Turshlaga was constructed in 2016, and it is considered a relatively new yurt within the Circleville vicinity and they can definitely accommodate a small family. Located near the boundary of Monongahela National Forest, you’ll also be able to participate in various activities such as caving and hiking. There is also a skylight that provides lighting during the day and allows you to watch the beautiful moon and the stars at night. You’ll also get access to the communal bathhouse, shared kitchen and dining room amongst other facilities that they provide onsite.
Rustic Yurt - TurshlagaCircleville, West Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsspace heater was nice as it got to 30 degrees on our staykeep in mind it’s basically camping but with the extra fun of sleeping in a cozy wooden yurtthe bathhouse was clean and warm as wellgood experience clean public bathroom kitchen and dining facilitiesfacilities are rustic clean and more than adequatewe had an excellent stay here the yurt was clean and comfortablethe yurt was clean and in excellent condition
Host:staff was very friendlythe staff were kind and helpfulstaff is friendly and helpfulthe staff was laid back and nicethe staff were helpful and kind; i am grateful for their hospitality and kindnessRead more reviewsthe location is gorgeous beyondreally nice location on the propertya peaceful place away from technologya unique community in a beautiful locationthere are many great places to explore nearby
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 - BukharaCircleville, West Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsthe folks are super helpful and the bed was so comfortablethe stars are incredible here and the yurts very comfortable even in the coldit was comfortable cozy and clean with ample blankets
Host:the staff is amazing and the main yurt is the comfiest place to hang outthe staff were super friendly and helpful one guy even walked us to the spruce knob trailheadand i really enjoyed time around the campfire with staff and other guestsenchantingly beautiful spot with great hostsRead more reviewswell worth the drive the yurt was clean and gorgeous and close to beautiful trails and attractions
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 the 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. Isn’t that wonderful?
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