Are you looking to enjoy the great outdoors while also maintaining the comforts of home? If so, glamping is the perfect option for you! In fact, glamping–which is short for glamorous camping–is becoming an extremely popular activity all over the world. In this article, we’ll cover the best places to go glamping in the state of Georgia. For example, you can stay in a yurt or a safari tent at a Georgia state park, spend the night in a vintage Airstream, or even fulfill your childhood dreams of sleeping in a treehouse. Keep reading to discover all of these amazing glamping vacations and more!
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Georgia Glamping Company (Lake Lanier & Clarks Hill Lake)
Georgia Glamping Co. offers unique getaways in two locations: Shady Grove Campground on Lake Lanier and Wildwood Park on Clarks Hill Lake. Choose between a cozy bell tent, a luxurious safari tent, or a retro RV for your stay! Each accommodation features a comfortable bed, proper linens, A/C and heating units, electrical outlets, a mini-fridge, and even a Keurig coffee maker. Plus, the glampsites are set up to maximize your experience in nature, including hammocks, a wood fire ring, a charcoal grill, string lights, a picnic table, and camp chairs. Additionally, you can choose to add activities like paddle boarding, kayaking, or even paddle boating to your glamping sojourn.
The Tents at Ramsden Lake (Stone Mountain)
If you’d like to go glamping without having to drive far from Atlanta, the Tents at Ramsden Lake are a great option! Below, you can find the two deluxe tents at this location, which are available for booking via Airbnb. Additionally, Matthew and Blaine (Airbnb Superhosts) offer add-on services, like fire service, fresh coffee delivery, celebration packages, and horseback trail rides for an extra price. You can find more photos at @tents_at_ramsden_lake on Instagram!
Heated luxury tent + campsite + lakefront view
This Airbnb includes a cozy and clean tent with a queen-sized air mattress, soft sheets, extra blankets, an indoor fireplace, and everything you need to cook by the fire. There’s also an outhouse with a composting toilet and even paddle boards and kayaks you can use on the private lake.
Heated treehouse tent + campsite + lake view
This treehouse tent features a comfortable queen-sized air mattress, an indoor fireplace, solar power lights, a phone charger, 14 gallons of fresh water, and a compost toilet. You can also find an adorable macrame hammock on the porch and a breakfast table.
Yurts & Safari Tents at Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain Park offers yurts and safari tents for visitors to rent. These accommodations are made of wood and canvas and styled for comfort, including log furniture and electrical outlets. Moreover, the yurts include heating and air conditioning. Outside, both feature a deck, picnic tables, charcoal grill, metal fire pit, and a water spigot. Guests only need to bring sleeping bags or linens! While each tent can sleep up to two adults and two children, the yurts can actually sleep up to five guests. You can learn more about the yurt sites at Stone Mountain Park here and the safari tent rental sites here.
Yurts at Sweetwater Creek State Park (Lithia Springs)
For another glamping experience close to Atlanta, don’t miss the yurts at Sweetwater Creek State Park. This location offers 10 different yurts, each of which can sleep up to six people. Moreover, each yurt campsite features a deck, picnic table, a water spigot, and a grill/fire ring. Please note that you’ll need to pack sleeping bags/ linens and cooking utensils. Although the yurts do not have private bathrooms, you can find a bathhouse with hot water and toilets nearby. Yurts are also available at other Georgia State Parks, including High Falls State Park, Cloudland Canyon, Red Top Mountain, Fort Yargo, and Tugaloo.
Yurts on Lookout Mountain (Rising Fawn)
For a glamping experience near Cloudland Canyon State Park, look no further than the Cherry Blossom and Maple yurts on Lookout Mountain. These yurts each have a fully-stocked kitchen with a stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, and coffee pot, as well as a living area with a couch and a TV. The bedroom features a super comfy king-sized bed and a full bathroom with a shower. Additionally, each yurt has a heating and cooling system and other comforts, such as wifi and access to Netflix! At night, step out onto the deck for some awesome views of Chattanooga’s lights in the distance. These yurts are in an extremely convenient location–just 30 minutes from Chattanooga and only 20 minutes from Rock City and Ruby Falls.
Getaway Chattahoochee (Suches)
Getaway House offers vacations to tiny cabins all over the United States. Luckily, Georgia residents can escape to the nearby Getaway Chattahoochee in Suches! The Atlanta Outpost has two different cabin types: one-bed cabins, which include a queen bed, and two-bed cabins, which feature queen bunks. Each cabin also includes a hot shower, shampoo and conditioner, a private toilet, a sink, AC and heating, a stove, chairs and picnic tables, a campfire grill grate, and a cell phone lockbox. Getaway Chattahoochee is the perfect opportunity to unplug and recharge during a weekend away from the city. Plus, you’ll be close to all sorts of incredible hikes, like Jarrard Gap Trail, Cooper Creek Trail, and sections of the Appalachian Trail.
North Georgia Glamping near Carters Lake (Ellijay)
North Georgia Glamping offers a GeoDome and two vintage Airstreams–all of which you can book on Airbnb. Plus, the owners also have a small, on-site farm, where you can find two Great Pyrenees dogs, five goats, four cats, and 17 chickens. From this location, you’ll be just five minutes from Carters Lake, 15 minutes from downtown Ellijay, and approximately 35 minutes from Blue Ridge. You can see more photos of the property at @northgeorgiaglamping on Instagram! Here are more details on the available rentals:
The Argentine Geodesic Dome includes one queen bed, two single beds, a bathroom, shower, and tub. The “cowboy” outdoor kitchen has all the cooking essentials you need, like pots, pans, silverware, a Coleman cooktop, charcoal grill, and a lighter/matches. The hosts also provide charcoal, lighter fluid, firewood, bottled water, towels, soap, shampoo, and even ingredients for s’mores!
1977 Vintage Airstream
This Airstream includes one full bed, two twin beds, a kitchen with an oven and a refrigerator, and all the cooking basics. For example, the hosts supply the basic pots, pans, silverware, paper towels, plates, cups, lighter/matches, coffee maker, and toaster. Furthermore, on top of the indoor bathroom and shower, this Airbnb also has a beautiful outdoor shower with a clawfoot tub.
1969 Vintage Airstream
This 1969 Airstream features a full bed and a couch, which converts into a second full bed. The kitchen includes a stovetop, a refrigerator, and all the cooking basics. This Airbnb also had both an indoor bathroom and an outdoor shower. Plus, one big highlight of the 1969 Airstream is that it includes access to a tree loft!
Tiki Airstream Oasis (Atlanta)
Did you know that you can have a glamping experience without even leaving the city? The Tiki Airstream is located approximately two miles from Buford Highway and within 15-20 minutes from all of Atlanta’s highlights. This rare 1956 airstream includes a comfy Tuft & Needle mattress, a shower with a tankless hot water heater, and a small kitchen with all of the essentials. Guests have access to the entire backyard, including a large outdoor sitting area with a fire pit and a grill. For more photos of this adorable Airbnb, check out @tikiairstream on Instagram.
Glamping on a Homestead (Atlanta)
C.C. Homestead has two teepees and two vintage campers–all of which are available to rent through Airbnb! Plus, you can find goats, chickens, a dog, cats, a treehouse, gardens, and a zipline on this special property. The homestead is just a few minutes away from the trendy neighborhood of East Atlanta Village and is within 20 minutes from all of Atlanta’s main attractions. The hosts also provide coffee, tea, fresh eggs, and other breakfast items to all guests. You can see more photos of C.C. Homestead at @atlglamping on Instagram!
Both teepees at C.C. Homestead have comfortable queen-sized beds, electricity, a small fridge, water, a kettle, a french press, and fresh linens and towels. Moreover, the tent material is waterproof, so you don’t have to worry about the rain! All homestead guests also have access to a kitchenette and bathroom. The first teepee, “Teepee in the City” even has AC! By comparison, “Teepee Two” doesn’t have AC, but it does have 2 fans for the hotter months. Both teepees have a heater and heated mattress pad for the colder months.
1969 Airstream: “Petunia”
This cute vintage Airstream has a full-sized bed and a dinette booth that transforms into another bed. In total, it can sleep up to three guests. Petunia includes a fridge, microwave, hot plate, sink, french press, kettle, fresh linens and towels, and air conditioning and heating. Plus, guests have access to a bathroom and shower inside the house.
1967 Avion: “The Beach House”
This newly renovated camper features beach house-themed decor and is quite spacious! It includes a full-sized bed and bunk beds, sleeping up to four guests. Additionally, the Avion has a kitchenette with a fridge, microwave, and other cooking essentials, and a bathroom with a shower. The camper also has heating and air conditioning systems.
Stay Dahlonega Designer Treehouses (Dahlonega)
Stay Dahlonega hosts two treehouse rentals in north Georgia: Daybreak and Bed + Bough. Each was designed by a team of craftsmen and is a truly unique glamping experience. Both properties are just minutes away from Dahlonega’s biggest attractions, such as award-winning wineries, hikes that lead to waterfalls, and historical gold mines. For more photos and information, follow @staydahlonega on Instagram!
Daybreak Treehouse features a king-sized bed in a second-story loft and a fold-out couch on the main floor. In total, this Airbnb can sleep up to four guests. It includes a kitchenette with a fridge, microwave, cooler, toaster oven, and even a French press! This treehouse also has two bathrooms: one with a vanity and a toilet and another with a vanity and a shower. Guests particularly enjoy the deck area, which provides beautiful mountain views and is an ideal spot for sipping wine.
Bed + Bough Treehouse
Bed + Bough Treehouse was designed as a whimsical accommodation, which explains why it looks like something out of a fairytale! This Airbnb can sleep a maximum of four guests, with a comfy king-sized bed in the loft and a fold-out couch with a queen-size bed. It also includes a full bathroom, a living room, and a kitchenette with a microwave, toaster oven, sink, and a French Press for some yummy coffee.
Tree House Rooms at Historic Banning Mills (Whitesburg)
The Lodges at Historic Banning Mills have seven magical treehouse rooms, which can only be accessed via a sky bridge. These special glamping spots have a king bed, a fireplace, a jetted tub for two, a private bathroom, and a back deck with stunning Gorge views. Plus, your stay also includes a full cooked country breakfast each morning! As far as preparing other meals, each room is equipped with a microwave, a small refrigerator, and a Keurig Coffee machine. You can see a 360° virtual tour of one of the single-story treehouses here. For more information on the treehouse rooms at Historic Banning Mills, click here.