The 7 Glamping Experiences Every New Yorker Should Know

It’s camping meets business class, basically

April 3, 2018 9:00 am

In what was neither a test, drill nor poorly timed April Fool’s joke, it snowed yesterday.

Best way to deal with this sad state of affairs?

The optimist’s approach, of course, whereby one books an outdoorsy spring getaway and then hopes and prays that the weather cooperates.

To assist, we’ve rounded up seven lavish camping experiences to book right now, from a secluded A-frame cabin to a rustic mountain dwelling complete with hot tubs, fire pits and no neighbors for miles.

Consider it business class for roughing it.

Lokal (5 images)

A-Frame Cabin
Dorchester, NJ
A Scandinavian-designed oasis nestled near a private river beach. Neighbors include two bald eagles.

Distance from city: 3 hours
Details: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 8
Notable features: Two fire pits, the largest “big green egg” kitchen around, Sonos surround sound and a wood-fired hot tub

Long Eddy (4 images)

Rock Valley Cabin
Long Eddy, NY
A backwoods, high-design, minimalist escape just a stone’s throw from Callicoon and Livingston Manor set on seven private acres.

Distance from city: 3 hours
Details: 2 bedrooms, 1 bath with shower and tub
Notable features: Fire pit, fireplace, hammock, propane grill and a heated swimming pool

Eastwine (2 images)

Windham, NY
The Eastwind Hotel’s Lushna cabin is the perfect way to escape, but still be able to snag a nearby nightcap.

Distance from city: 3 hours
Details: 1 bedroom, 1 private bath
Notable features: Frette linens, Faribault wool blankets, a sauna and BBQ kit

Crosslands (6 images)

Monticello, NY
Hiking by day, Netflix and chill by night.

Distance from city: 2 hours
Details: 2 bedrooms, 1 bath
Notable features: outdoor shower, two fire pits, gas grill, gas fireplace and a hot tub

Spruce Lake (4 images)

Spruce Lake Farm
Between Woodstock and Cooperstown, NY
For when you have to escape from it all — except for your family — a luxurious log cabin secluded on 52 acres on the shore of a private lake.

Distance: 3 hours and 15 minutes
Details: 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, sleeps 14
Notable features: Swimming, fishing, ping-pong table, foosball table, two rowboats, treehouse, swingset and trapeze

Wildcat (4 images)

Wildcat Mountain Cabin
Claryville, NY
That cozy cabin feel without the bother of wifi, the Wildcat is located on five acres of private land with breathtaking views of Red Hill in the distance.

Distance from city: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Details: 2 bedrooms plus pull-out sofa, 2 baths, sleeps 6
Notable features: Outdoor shower, clawfoot tub, wood stove, fire pit, swimming pond, gas grill and a hot tub

The Perch (6 images)

The Perch
Monticello, NY
A quirky yet modern hideaway adjacent to the Neversink Unique Area, a 6,500-acre nature preserve complete with rivers, hikes and fishing pools galore.

Distance from city: 2 hours
Details: 1 bedroom, 1 convertible banquette, 1 pull-out sofa, 2 baths, sleeps 6
Notable features: Outdoor shower, fire pit, gas grill, hammocks and a rad converted Airstream


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