No matter what your friend who wears Tevas in public says, there’s no shame in “glamping.”
And the Tri-State Area is flush with places where you can find that out firsthand.
Below: seven destinations within a hop, skip and jump of NYC that
Nature, meet nurture.
Trés cozy. These canvas cabins nestled in the Adirondacks are packing wood-burning stoves, queen beds and more. Some 40 acres of private land along a creek (and a lack of cell service) should deliver all the peace and quiet a fella could ask for. Activities include yoga, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, archery,
Hello, luxury. These tents come with hardwood floors, king or queen beds with 300-thread count linens, a mesh screen for gazing and a patio with two rocking chairs. Did we mention there are a sauna, steam
This one is a little spooky, we’ll admit. But get into it. It’s a rustic but thoroughly appointed yurt situated on the Nine Mile Swamp. It’s named for the infamous Loomis Gang’s hideout, the largest organized crime family in 19th-century U.S. of A.
Harmony Hill Retreat
East Meredith, NY
These elevated Catskills yurts come with a king-sized bed, bath and shower, and full kitchen. A skylight above lets the morning sunlight through, but there’s also a ceiling fan for keeping things cool. Plots are equipped with a charcoal grill, but campers can also order a farm-to-table dinner from Stone & Thistle Farm. The
Log-embellished canvas wall tents house timber bed platforms with queen-sized mattresses. Warm up with Pendleton wool blankets and a roaring wood stove replete with freshly chopped firewood. There's also a large bathhouse with three outdoor showers just a stone’s throw away, as well as an on-site Adirondacks guide should you want to raft, fish or bike. After that, you’ll return to a communal farm-to-table meal created with produce grown right on the grounds.
The Woods at Bear Creek
Blue Hills Farm
Rustic and darling. Blue Hill’s canvas tents have queen beds and a two-person shower with spa jets. Ooh-la-la. Artsy Narrowsburg is just a breath away with its art deco theater,