Camping accommodations come in a range. There are times when you don't want much more than a light and fast tarp, and then there are times when you … don't. Just because you're sleeping outside doesn't mean you can't have nice things.
Enter the tipi, which is gaining ground as a glamper's delight because it can be both rustic (you're still sleeping outside) and plush (doing so in a king-sized bed). Here are some options for tipis you can stay in, and stuff to check out around them if you do.
In addition to tipis, the El Cosmico complex holds a music venue, vintage trailers and some of the nicest outdoor showers. It's like summer camp for hip adults.
Marfa is known as an arts outpost, but it's also one of the darkest places in the U.S. Check out a star party at the nearby McDonald Observatory, or try to see the mysterious, unexplainable Marfa lights.
Just north of Moab, Utah, the tipis and safari tents at Moab Under Canvas give you access to Arches and Canyonlands national parks. If you can get up and out of your tipi early, go ride the knot of mountain bike trails Moab is best known for. If you wake up closer to the heat of the day, float the Class III Moab Daily stretch of river.Mount Rainier National Park to scramble around the Muir Snowfield. Stop by Mountain Goat Coffee Company on your way up for baked goods. Glacier National Park and Glacier Park Lodge. famous moving rocks any time of year. After, you can soak in the nearby Tecopa Hot Springs.
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