8 Spectacular Glamping Destinations Near Columbus That You Should Visit This Summer - Cutler Blog
May 29, 2019 |

8 Spectacular Glamping Destinations Near Columbus That You Should Visit This Summer

“Glamping”, or glamorous camping, is all the rage these days. There are plenty of people who enjoy the serenity of camping in the wilderness, with nothing but themselves and their trusty pop-up tent. But sometimes it’s nice to experience nature without having to rough it! For those who crave that outdoorsy vibe but want to keep a hold on the comforts of home, glamping is the perfect compromise

That’s why we rounded up some of our favorite glamping destinations only a short drive from Columbus! On this list, you’ll find everything from luxurious cabins to #InstaWorthy yurts to rustic tree houses — all ready for your weekend getaway.

Orchard House Bed & Breakfast

4058 Columbus Road, Granville

Distance from Columbus: 32 miles

Columbus Camping Glamping Cabins

Photo courtesy of the Orchard House Bed & Breakfast

From April through October, you can enjoy a unique camping experience at the Orchard House. Enjoy sleeping on a comfortable queen-sized bed with a down comforter, a private half-bath in the main manor, and a secluded outdoor solar shower — all set amongst lush forest backdrop. As an added bonus, you’ll have full access to all of the best amenities including gourmet breakfasts, an add-on massage, tent-side refreshments and a bonfire at the end of every night.

You can make a reservation by visiting this page

Delaware State Park

5202 U.S. Highway 23 N, Delaware

Distance from Columbus: 45 miles

Delaware State Park is full of dense woodlands, expansive meadows and a shimmering 1,300-acre reservoir. Located just north of Columbus, you can visit this glorious park for camping, swimming, boating, fishing and wildlife viewing! While they offer plenty of normal camping sites, you can also reserve a luxurious yurt any time May through October. These cozy yurts come completely furnished with futon beds, a table and chairs, a cooler and a ceiling fan. Outside, you’ll find a charcoal grill and picnic table with a canopy — so you can enjoy both the outdoors and the indoors on your camping trip!

You can make a reservation by visiting this page

Arhaven Bed & Breakfast

5250 Goss Road, Sugar Grove

Distance from Columbus: 45 miles

The quaint Arhaven Bed and Breakfast offers two places for you to rent, the Haven Suite, which is a luxury suite in the main house, and the Feathered Nest, a newly built glamping cottage! This one-of-a-kind cottage offers a bed made from fine linens, flower arrangements, battery packs for your electronics, a darling bathroom and much more. This adorable vacation destination located in the beautiful Hocking Hills is the perfect spot for your weekend getaway!

You can make a reservation by visiting this page

The Mohicans Treehouses

23164 Vess Road, Glenmont

Distance from Columbus: 77 miles

Take your getaway to new heights with a stay at the Mohicans tree houses! Each house is custom designed with sleek interiors, stunning views and cozy amenities. While these beauties are usually reserved on the weekends for wedding guests, you can visit during the week and they are available all winter — perfect for a snowy escape! If you’re looking for something more “ground-oriented”, the Mohicans also have several grounded cabins on site that you can rent all year long and all of them are just as opulent as their elevated counterparts.

You can check their availability here and make a reservation by visiting this page

Nomad Ridge at the Wilds

14000 International Road, Cumberland

Distance from Columbus: 80 miles

Photo courtesy of Grahm S. Jones via Nomad Ridge at the Wilds

We can’t think of a more spectacular glamping destination than Nomad Ridge. This awe-inspiring park, created by the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, offers private yurts full of unique accent features like bamboo flooring and Asian-inspired decor. Sit on your own personal deck, nestled among the trees next to the animal pasture areas. Or take in the sweeping view of the Wilds from the observation deck where you can see everything from rhinos to red-tailed hawks. And in the evening, relax by the fire and look up at the stars in the open sky!

You can make a reservation by visiting this page

Hueston Woods State Park

6301 Park Office Road, College Corner

Distance from Columbus: 112 miles

Located in College Corner, Ohio, Hueston Woods State Park boasts 3,000 acres of outdoor recreation including hiking, fishing, canoeing and fossil hunting! Glamp in their adorable yurt that offers electricity, a refrigerator, microwave, TV and outdoor grill. Or, spend the weekend in style at one of their rustic cabins at the Resort Lodge. These state-of-the-art cabins are full of everything you could possibly need for a stylish weekend away. Plus, take full advantage of the resort’s amenities like the outdoor swimming pools, game room, restaurant and tennis courts.

You can make a reservation by visiting this page

Clay’s Park Resort

13190 Patterson Street NW, North Lawrence

Distance from Columbus: 115 miles

Columbus Camping Glamping Cabins

Photo courtesy of Clay’s Park Resort

This spacious, 500-acre resort offers an RV park, a campground, an event center and a water park, so no matter how you’re looking to spend your “glamping weekend”, you’re sure to have a blast at Clay’s Park Resort! Settle into one of their custom-built canvas tents, each featuring one queen bed, one set of bunk beds and a day bed, along with a charcoal grill, a hammock, a fire ring and a picnic table. The area also boasts a stocked fishing lake, kayaks and canoe rentals, miniature golf, and a heated indoor pool.

You can make a reservation by visiting this page

Columbia Woodlands

6593 McKracken Drive NW, Dover

Distance from Columbus: 125 miles

Columbia Woodlands combines the height of luxury and the peacefulness of nature in their sprawling 400-acre property that boasts upscale cabins, magnificent glamping tents, and a wedding and event center. Spend the day fishing in one of the nearby ponds, hiking their eight miles of trails, canoeing, swimming or just settle in with a good book in one of their hand-carved rocking chairs. The possibilities are endless at this quaint getaway destination!  

You can find a full list of their glamping options and make a reservation by visiting this page

 

Enjoy your stay!

Did we miss your favorite #glamping destination? Let us know in the comments or tag us on Instagram using #CutlerExplores!

Cutler Marketing Team

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