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This spectacular campsite is the closest you'll get to the new Tribal Park Entrance. We are in fact in Monument Valley, and throughout history the Tribal Park Entrance has changed from Gouldings Lodge and is now at the View Hotel. We are conveniently located 1 Mile from the 163 Junction, before the Tribal Park Entrance. This site is close to the roads, entering into the Navajo Tribal Park, and accessible to grocery store, gas station and restaurants. . So this site location is semi remote, its close to the tribal park entrance, which many people want!) At this location, you are guests of the Navajo and can access the entire Monument Valley easily accessible with any type of car. There is an outhouse at the campsite area. This listing includes access to our instant hot water solar shower, and we provide wifi for checking messages, or maps, but its very limited as we are in a rural area. So we don't provide it as an amenity because there's no technology for it to reach the tents. And we feel that's the best part of camping. Having access to it, but not while actually camping. This listing is for one vehicle. Extra Vehicles require their own site registration. This site includes a tent, with a full sized bed, pillows, linens, blankets, comforter, a queen sized 0 degree sleeping bag, and during the winter months we give guests handwarmers which make it nice and warm in the sleeping bag, without having to heat up the entire outdoors.
Located in the redwood forest of the Santa Cruz Mountains and only a short drive from the bay area, Camp Cruz is a unique "glamping" facility in the redwoods with many amenities not found in basic campgrounds. Camp Cruz is located on a 5-acre residential mountain property. While camp owners live on the property and have a sweet siberian husky (who is always on a runner), the layout of the land provides seclusion and a reasonable level of privacy for guests. Camp Cruz is home to Growing Up Wild, a seasonal kid's camp. Your stay here supports our mission to take disadvantaged youth outdoors. This listing is for groups between 11 to 20 people with an extra charge for up to 5 more people. We also have a small group listing for up to 10 people on Hipcamp. ACCOMMODATIONS Camp Cruz offers a 22 ft. geodesic dome, a 12 ft. aircrete dome, and a 14 ft. yurt - all of which are furnished. The large geodome has electrical outlets, a coffee/tea station, a stereo/DVD system, and a wood stove for heat. Sleeping accommodations in the geodome include a couch and 4 sleeping cots. The aircrete dome offers electricity, a futon couch and 2 sleeping cots. The yurt offers a couch, 2 sleeping cots, a wood stove for heat, but no electricity. All together, these structures can sleep up to 10 people. You will need to bring your own camping tents to sleep more campers. We also offer a shiftpod which is an insulated 12x12 ft. large tent that sleeps up to 4 people. Let us know if you wish to use it, and we can set it up for you for $25. Look it up online for more info. WHAT WE PROVIDECamp Cruz offers a covered outdoor kitchen on a spacious deck equipped with a sink with potable water, a fridge, a 3-burner stove (propane included), a basic assortment of pots, pans, cooking utensils, a grill (charcoal not included), spices, a commercial coffee machine, tables, and chairs. The kitchen has lights and outlets. Camp Cruz has a campfire pit with benches (firewood not provided), composting toilets, and hot showers. This spacious site offers numerous flat spots in the forest for pitching your tents, a large flat open space encircled by redwoods trees, a chill-out area with 4 hammocks, a year-round creek with easy access, a vibrant garden, and short trails. Camp Cruz has enough on-site parking space for a maximum of 8 vehicles. WHAT TO BRINGBring sleeping bags/blankets, pads, pillows, tents, towels, food, eating and drinking utensils, paper towels/napkins, foil and tupperware for storing food, firewood, charcoal for the grill, flashlights, and toiletries (there are dispensers with shampoo, conditioner and soap in the showers). Please note that you do not need to bring bottled water as we have potable well water in the kitchen. CHILDREN AT CAMP CRUZWhile we are happy to welcome families with children, we have learned from experience to put a cap on the amount of children for safety reasons. Hence, our limit is 10 kids under age 12, not counting babies in arms. INTERNET AND CELLULAR SERVICEAlthough we do not provide internet service, devices with Verizon do receive a signal at camp for texting, calling, and emailing. For emergency purposes, we can provide you access to our landline. NEARBY DESTINATIONS AND SPECIAL ACTIVITIESCamp Cruz is within an hour drive for day trips to Santa Cruz, or Monterey where you can enjoy world class beaches, including the beach boardwalk, a wide variety of restaurants, and a fun nightlife. Camp is only a couple miles from the upper entrance of the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park and the Soquel Demonstration Forest. These parks are epic for mountain biking and hiking. Also, we are conveniently located next to Koinonia Conference Grounds which offers affordable ropes courses, outdoor laser tag, and a swimming pool. If interested, please inquire at the time of your booking. ON WASTEFor this large group listing, we offer to share the trash service with our guests. This means that guests can leave one bag of garbage per night but must take all additional bags of garbage with them. We do provide one large container for recycling. Guests are expected to sort their trash and recycling properly. Waste in the form of broken camp equipment or packaging materials from newly purchased camping products are not permitted to be left behind. EXPECTATIONSArrival is between 3 and 9pm. Groups are expected to follow Hip Camp's "Leave no Trace" agreement, leaving the campground clean and everything in good condition. We do allow legal-age alcohol consumption on site, however, this facility is NOT a place for raging late night parties with excessive alcohol consumption. Indoor structures are meant for mellow, relaxed activities. Adult supervision of children is required at all times inside the structures. Upon departure, guests are expected to thoroughly clean the kitchen and all indoor spaces. We provide written guidelines on clean up to help guests meet our expectations. While the campground is secluded enough for late night campfires, quiet hours are observed from 11pm - 9am, particularly around the residences and parking area. When requesting a booking, we ask that you tell us about your group and the intention behind your visit. Thanks for reading our listing. We look forward to hearing from you. A PROPER HEADS UP ABOUT OUR NEIGHBORSOur neighboring Buddhist retreat center, Pema Osel Ling, occasionally hosts weddings. The location of the marriage ceremony is tucked away in the redwoods out of sight but within hearing distance from our camp. Hence, we make a special request to our guests to plan for quiet time during the wedding ceremony which lasts for only 30-45 minutes. Furthermore, there are locations, such as the creekside, that you can go to at our camp in order to continue with your activities at normal noise levels during the ceremony. Many of our guests, especially guests with kids, simply plan their hiking adventure during this time. Additionally, the wedding reception, held in a hall away from our camp, can sometimes be heard in the distance depending on the celebration style of the wedding. We have an agreement with the retreat center to turn down the sound at 10pm sharp. If this situation weighs into your decision to book with us, message us and we will tell you if a wedding is scheduled during the dates of your requested stay.
Sturtevant Camp was established in 1893 and is located, ONLY via hiking trails, 4. 25 miles from Chantry Flat in the Angeles National Forest. The Honeymoon Cottage is the third oldest building in Camp, dating back to the 1920’s. It is the last of many identical cabins that dotted the grounds of Sturtevant Camp. It was named "The Honeymoon Cottage" because it is so tiny it really only holds a couple comfortably in a double bed. The cabin is only available from Friday to Sunday. All bedding is provided for you so no need to bring a sleeping bag. There is a a propane heater for those chilly nights. This cabin is close to the common grounds and the dining hall, yet oriented as to provide privacy. It is also the cabin closest to the creek. Use the bathhouse with its flush toilets and hot showers for cleanup time and the communal kitchen for cooking. This is a wonderful location for a writer's retreat. When you send a booking request, the manager will send you an email with further instructions on how to get to Camp, parking information, etc. Rather than carrying your food and personal items into Camp, consider hiring Adams' Pack Station's friendly donkeys to carry everything in on Friday morning. More information will be provided in your confirmation email. Note: This is a Hike in site. This cabin is only available Friday through Sunday. A five day notice to request a booking is required as our hosts are all volunteer and need to be notified that you are planning on enjoying a weekend with us.
This experience includes the privacy of two cabins and your own river retreat, located on a 1500-acre habitat preserve; adjacent to 650 acres of state park land along the beloved Yuba River. Two round cabins reserved only for your group, the ‘moon’ cabin and the ‘sun’ cabin as seen in a design within the rock walls, hand constructed of stone gathered from the land, each with a queen bed, desk, chairs, and mini-kitchen with stove, sink, refrigerator and an outdoor bbq. The shared bath house has an indoor hot shower, sink, and compost toilet, along with an outdoor shower with views of the river. Our electricity comes from solar-power and we feature organic bedding and towels. Each cabin sleeps 2 people max. Includes Yuba River beach access with picnic area, hammock, chairs and optional river campsite. The private spot, with swimming holes and sun-warmed rocks is a 10-minute hike (vigorous hike back) from the stone cabins. Access to the 650-acre South Yuba State Park with hiking & biking trails and additional river spots is a 5-minute drive by car. Note: This rental is not ideal for young children due to its location on the edge of the river canyon.
***We will be CLOSED for repairs FEB and MARCH 2019**Our site is a 10-acre homestead and working organic farm close to epic beaches and wide open nature. We're surrounded by preserved agricultural property and Pt. Reyes National Seashore, so you'll really feel like you've escaped the city. You’ll love our land because of the bounty of organic produce from our on-site farm, abundant bird and wildlife, nearby hiking trails, surf spots and live music at Smiley's Saloon. Hipcamp guests are an integral part of our farmstead; you're helping us keep small-scale organic farming alive and rent affordable for our resident team who live in 4 houses on the property. For our Hipcamp guests, we have four 15-ft x 12-ft wall tent cabins, each perched on redwood platforms overlooking a wild ravine full of trees and wildlife. It almost feels like you're sleeping in a tree-house. The tents are equipped with electricity, lights, rugs, two chairs, a small table, real beds and mattresses. These tents can handle wind and rain, so don't let bad weather keep you from camping! At this time we can not have electric heaters in the tents, sorry. Sites 1 and 4: One King (or 2 twins) on bedframe(s). Great for couples. Cozy and romantic! We can add up to 2 extra single beds to accommodate 4 people total. Sites 2 and 3: One King (or 2 twins) on bedframe(s), plus sturdy bunkbed with 2 twins. Sleeps 4 adults comfortably. Group Buyouts: It's super fun to rent out all 4 tents for your group of up to 16! Group pricing is $50 per person, per night with a 2 night minimum. Plus a flat one-time cleaning fee of $100 total (includes all people and tents and all nights). For example: 14 people for 2 nights would be $1400 + $100. Minimum charge for a Group Buyouts $1200. For group rentals, please send me a message. BRING: Please BYO sleeping bag, towel, pillow and flashlight. The tents all have access to a shared outdoor redwood bath house with two composting toilets and two hot showers. CAMPFIRE: Our 20-foot diameter communal fire ring has clean deep sand and cool stump chairs. We have wood, but please bring old newspaper if you have some to spare. GAMES & LEISURE: We have a big outdoor stage that is great for yoga and sunbathing. We also have cornhole, spikeball and bocce. Once you reserve, I'll send you an email about booking on-site yoga and massage sessions, farm tours and more!NEARBY: Once you've reserved your tent cabin, I'll email you my go-to list of nearby activities, restaurants, hikes and rentals. COOKING: For your cooking and dining convenience, we have a large outdoor communal camp kitchen with: large fridge, large sink, cooking & eating wares, pots, pans, knives, prep space, charcoal grill (please byo charcoal and fluid, though we sometimes have extra), french press, electric kettle, and a coffee makers. KIDS: at this time, we can't host young children under 10 as we are a working farm with related hazards such as electric fences, poison oak, open ponds and heavy equipment. PETS: trained, well behaved dogs are OK, but must be kept on a leash and attended at all times. We have free ranging chickens, ducks, cats, sheep and a llama that don't like to be chased (or attacked!) by unfamiliar doggies. Don't forget: layers of clothing (it can get cold and damp at night), closed-toe shoes or boots, headlamp or flashlight, charcoal, ice, cooler, sleeping bag, towel, pillow, reusable water bottle, Tecnu soap or wipes for poison oak encounters and sunscreen. We're close to the Palomarin Trailhead (3 miles), Pt. Reyes Bird Observatory (3 miles), downtown Bolinas (1. 5 miles), Commonweal Retreat Center (1. 8 miles) and RCA Beach (2 miles).
Come experience "comfy" camping in the coastal woods of Mendocino. Enjoy all the romance of camping without the hassle of tent wrangling and gear. We are redefining the camping experience with roomy tents, comfy beds, crisp white linens and down comforters and hot showers stocked with towels and EO Marin bath productsOur roomy 12' x 14' safari tents are housed on wooden platforms with decks and come fully outfitted with a queen bed, down comforter, cotton linens, lanterns, sling back deck chairs, picnic table and fire ring. Nearby you will find hot showers stocked with fresh towels and organic bath products. Cooking can be done on site at our community BBQ facility. Provisions can be purchased easily in town at the fabulous Mendosa's Market; a 2 minute car ride. This secluded historic property is located on 37 acres of woodland 1/4 mile south of the charming town of Mendocino and a spectacular beach at the mouth of Big River. The tents are double occupancy, but they can accommodate additional children for $20 per night. Note: There is a 3 night minimum for July, August and Holiday weekends and a 4 night minimum before and after the 4th of July. Taxes and pet fees are due upon check-in.
Welcome you guys! The setting is a historic ranch that has been in my family since 1884. We grow wheat for whiskey currently made at a local distillery. The ranch boards horses and there are welcoming cows nearby, a few friendly ranch dogs and chickens in a coop built on the bed of a charming 1962 Chevy. You're in for a great escape from the common world. There are 4 individually equipped Bell tents, please pick later on the map. Important: due to high fire danger level no open fires are allowed. But bring your portable gas stove!All tents are equipped with a circular mood light inside and have a solar panel/battery pack combination to charge your phones and gadgets. Two twin sized mattresses can be combined via straps to form a king, let us know ahead of time and we'll set it up!site 1 - Tent Pauli:Glamping in the Tee Pee style canvas Bell Tent we brought to Burning Man. Tent Pauli is equipped with two twin mattresses, a couch and fur rugs. site 2 - Tent Lovelace:A comfy queen mattress and a pillow pit!site 3 - Tent Fitzgerald:Tent Fitzgerald is equipped with two twin mattresses, a little travelers closet with hangers, rugs, string lights. site 4 - Tent Walden:A little bit hidden, right next to the big barn. Tent Walden has two twin sized mattresses and a Boho couch. We're looking forward to welcome you in our sacred space!
Sleep in our "rustic bohemian" cabin (unfurnished) with solar electricity, cozy patio, windows. Excellent cell reception, solar powered plugs, potable wash up sink and water spigot, PLUS shared bathroom with flush toilet and wash up sink. Easy drive to Joshua Tree National Park and 3 minutes to JT village with local shopping, JT Saloon, Saturday Farmer's Market. We have another cabin camp site at the JT Bom - The Porte Cochere - just as fabulous!! - on the opposite side of the property. We respond quickly to inquiries and questions. PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT PROVIDE BEDDING - so bring your own sleeping bags, air mattress/pads, blankets, pillows, flashlights, etc. Make it your own cozy space. Please check weather and dress appropriately. Campers MUST arrange to meet us in front of the JT Saloon at 61835 29 Palms Hwy (Hwy 62) and Park Bl. in Joshua Tree, and we will lead them to the camp site. Sorry, no large parties or events allowed. It's simply a matter of impact, noise, treading lightly, only one toilet, etc. . . This is private property and you are on it by permission. We want to keep your desert camping experience authentic. We do not allow RV's. While dogs are allowed, we must know about it ahead of time, and be aware that there is another camp site on the other side of the main building that may be occupied, and may not like wandering pooches. Also note that the property is not fenced and the main highway is close by. Your dog must be well trained not to run off. Please pick up after your dog. Thank you!
Your wilderness adventure awaits, complete with modern mountain accommodations. Regardless of season, adventure is guaranteed, but please read this about access so you are educated about our wilderness travel options in all seasons: In summer, most guests will want to hike about 2. 5 miles (or more depending on the choice of trails) to the site, as the hike is beautiful, and the drive is best reserved for motorbikes, atvs, or 4wd jeeps with big tires, lockers, and winches. In winter (Nov 20th - May 21st), access is by over-snow vehicles such as snowmobiles (with proper experience), backcountry skis (with proper experience), snowshoes, or some combination. Expect 10. 5 - 11+ miles of over-snow transport Guests booking around the start / end dates of the season can check with host about current conditions as these are USFS guidelines and depend on conditions. Stay in comfort in the middle of Holy Cross Wilderness. Scandinavian design meets Colorado nature. El Refugio is a one room cabin with full bed for two and extra mattresses for a couple others. Accommodates 4 inside (with sleeping bags for 4). Perfect alternative to 10th mountain huts with a huge variety of excellent skiing, hiking, and climbing just out the door. Leave No Trace style property blends the best of conservation and comfort; your LNT practices help us keep hosting awesome people. Please remember food, water, and sleeping bag liners if you want to use our bags, wag bags (for use with the gray folding NRS toilet, located under the table), firewood/ starter (see notes below), and either your own small stove or jetboil/MSR/snowpeak fuel for the small 1-burner stove (preferable; in the kitchen bin). Pots and pans and utensils and such are available for your use. A solar shower is also available. There is a small, very efficient wood burning stove inside the cabin for emergency and winter use (please bring 6" length logs if you'd like to use this) and there is a fire pit/ring outside (please bring 8-16" length logs if you'd like to use this) on the ledge overlooking Holy Cross City and the mountains. Check local fire bans (Eagle County and White River National Forest) before burning!Expect to have no cell service along the way so if you're using Google Maps, we would suggest downloading the area map to your phone before taking off. A printed topo map is an excellent item for your pack as well. There are several different routes you can take when getting to the cabin, which you will pass in this order as you go along the 703/ Homestake road and you'll see outlined in detail further below:1. Hike in from the start of Holy Cross City Road (road 759) (3. 7 miles, 39. 403140, -106. 443517)2. Hike in from Fancy Pass Trailhead (~4. 4 miles, 39. 390546, -106. 470555)3. EASIEST ROUTE: Hike in from intersection of 727 and 759 (2. 5 miles, for getting here you should have 6-8+” clearance and AWD, as the 727 road is a somewhat tricky drive and not for rental sedans), 39. 409698, -106. 455588)Note: For winter the best route is on Homestake Reservoir Road (road 703) for about 7-7. 5 miles from the closure to the 759 Holy Cross City jeep road and then up to Holy Cross City Directions:1. Off highway 24, take Homestead Reservoir Road (road 703). 2. Drive about 7. 8 miles and take a right onto Missouri Creek Road (road 704). Note: before Missouri Creek Road, your GPS may try to take you to the right up Holy Cross City Road (road 759). Unless you have a high clearance, off-road vehicle, we would not turn here. However, you can hike in from this point. Please check signs regarding current parking restrictions if you choose this option. 3. Drive 2. 2 miles and take a right on Fancy Creek Road (road 727). For this road you may want a good Colorado trailhead vehicle like a Subaru, unless you are used to driving your lower-clearance vehicle on narrow and at time challenging forest roads. Note: you'll pass Fancy Pass Trailhead which is another hiking route you can take to the cabin. 4. Drive 1. 8 miles and you'll reach an opening where you can park your vehicle. 5. Head up the 759 jeep road to the cabin. Further directions and GPS coordinates provided at booking. Winter (Nov 20 - May 20, approx, check USFS website for exact): Plan on the road being unplowed about 1/4 mile off of HWY 24, so plan on 7-7. 5 miles flat (depending on where you can park) on the 703 road and then 3. 5-4 miles up (depending on what quick shortcuts you are familiar with) on the Road 759 (right turn off of 703) over snow by snowmobile, snowshoes, touring skis, etc. We do our best to keep a skin/ snowshoe track up maintained but not always possible after new snow. Parking is often available at start of 703 road a little before bridge, or off of 24. Note: if you would like exclusive guest use of the property, please be sure to rent the campsite too (we generally only rent two sites to larger parties, but often offer one site for rent when the cabin is booked)
Private cabin on Lake Caldwell, a small sag pond on our 70 acre regenerative goat ranch, Angeles Crest Creamery, just 90 minutes from Los Angeles. The cabin includes 2 twin beds (trundle style), a sink, mini fridge, a hot plate, a microwave and a toaster oven. The well insulated, pine-lined cabin is equipped with radiant floor heating to keep you warm on even the most chilly mountain nights. There is an outdoor shower and tub with view just outside the cabin (which is turned off when freezing temps are expected at night, generally October-May). Picnic bench, chairs, propane BBQ, and propane fire ring outside. Parking immediately adjacent to cabin (1 car only please). Very private, with views of the lake, our goat barn, and Pinon Ridge. The Lake Cabin is an ideal base camp for larger groups, with lots of room to set up tents in the area. There are nice short hikes on the property. You can also participate in farm chores (shepherding goats, milking, etc). There is a sauna on site for guest use. Big Rock Creek and Devil's Punchbowl are about 10 minutes away by car. Wrightwood / Mountain High is 13 miles West. Guests can bring their own food or purchase products from the ranch to prepare. Offerings are seasonal and a list of what's available will be sent to you the week before your stay. Check out our other listings--we also have an Airstream and camp sites available.
Super quiet and private 10 acres of private redwoods, and a waterfall with the ocean and Santa Cruz mountains a short hike away! Glamping or camping opportunities, great for a quiet romantic getaway or a group of friends and family. Sleep in a modern, warm "tiny house" studio constructed from a shipping container (2-3 people) or set up your own tents throughout the property. Rustic cabin with electricity, sink, and flushing toilet. Close proximity to excellent hiking (skyline to the sea / big basin state park), and a few miles away from some of California's most beautiful beaches and some of the best surfing and kitesurfing between San Francisco and Santa Cruz. Also a short drive away from Costanoa resort and Highway 1 Brewing restaurants. ** 3 different sites ** are available to accommodate separate small groups but the property is ideal for single private groups… ** Site 1 (the container studio) is fantastic to sleep in, insulated and warm, and feels like a modern studio without electricity (for now). ** Site 2 (bring your own tents) are recommended for the more outdoorsy, or rest of a larger group. ** Site 3 is for a small group willing to tent camp, hammock-tent camp, or car/van camp further away from the main cabin + container studio area. The *rustic* cabin is unfurnished and isn’t intended for sleeping (mostly there for the bathroom and as a storage area), but is possible to use for sleeping in case of unexpected weather. * We've been giving priority to first bookings choosing between using the container or tents, or you can reserve the entire property to keep it completely private. When sites are booked separately: A) we've been optimizing for small groups so the space remains intimate, B) shared facilities become the bathroom in the rustic cabin, and central fire pit in a courtyard area near the cabin. * A couple items of camping gear are available onsite for use by extra guests at any of the sites: 1 x 4 person dome tent, and 2 x 1 person hammock tents (with mosquito nets). * There's plenty of space elsewhere on the property to spread out, and its still a work in progress so we really appreciate ideas/suggestions regarding other site locations that would work well + other potential improvements to the facilities. Let us know if you have other questions, and hope you can visit sometime!
Along side the creek on the upper level is the 16' Water Tipi (the small tipi). It has an earth floor with jute mats. A fire can be made inside. This listing requires walking up to the site with your gear (wagon/wheelbarrow available). Bring your own pads and bedding. Foam pads may be available upon request. Arrive Before Dark. READ ENTIRE LISTING DESCRIPTION CLEARLY before requesting to bookIn the center of the California coast Where the mountains meet the seaA refuge in natureBeside the flowing creekA Home with Family, Friends, and AnimalsIntentionStriving to create a minimal impact, with a respect and awareness of this wild and natural part of the central California coast. Practicing simple eco-sustainable and environmentally friendly living techniquesEnergy An escape from the electrical grid. There is no internet, electricity or phone service. There is minimal solar lighting, fire and propane stoves and water heaters FoodThere is an outdoor open kitchen available for the local community as well as visitors to use, with dishes, a sink, stove, and a fire-pit with grill for cooking. There is an organic vegetable garden, goats, chickens, bees and fruit trees WaterDrinking water is spring fed and also available filtered. Bottled water is unnecessary FireThere is 1 fire-pit in the main area and a fireplace on the upper level. No personal fires (besides Tipi’s) FacilitiesStructures on the land are rustic, generally lightweight and built to blend in with the natural character of the land. There are outdoor composting poopers set up with sawdust and barrels, and there is a flushing toilet with an old septic tank that is mainly used for peeing KidsKids are welcome with an accompanying adult DogsDogs are welcome off leash. it may be necessary to have them on leash if they attack chickens, goats, cats or other dogs. Bury dog poop with a stick or shovel or cover it with dirt and grass. Do not put a plastic bag of dog poop in the garbage EnvironmentBig Sur is remote area with beautiful beaches, creeks and hiking trails throughout the forest. Some areas can be very dangerous with steep cliffs and loose rocks. Be aware that things like spiders, snakes, raccoons, mice, poison oak, etc. . exist in natural areas like thisExperiencesEnjoy the scenic Pacific Coast highway. Retreat into nature by yourself or with friends and family. Have a romantic getaway. Practice art, music and photography. Spend time to read & write and sit in meditation. Adventure along the creek, to the beach or up the mountainsMusicNo stereos or electronic music devices. Acoustic instruments are encouragedDrivingBig Sur has a curvy mountain 2-lane Hwy. If a car wants to pass, pull over. Do not pass in double yellow. Carpool GarbageTake away your own garbage. There is no trash service. If used properly, there is a recycling station to sort paper, glass, metal, plastic and food-waste. Do not put unsorted bags in any bin AlcoholAlcohol is discouraged. It is not intended as a place to party or get drunk. A casual drink is okay DonationsDonations are put back into the land. They go towards the mortgage and other resources that help to facilitate the nurturing and sharing of this sacred space ReservationsBecause there is no internet on the land, Maggie helps manage reservations from off-site and does not live on the property. There is a 2 night minimum For Friday and Saturday unless booked within 10 days prior or only one night is availableArrivalCome with a certain level of independence. Hosts are not always available. This is a place to help people help themselves. If you need something, please ask. Make sure you have the arrival instructions. Arrive before dark to easily find your site and get any assistance you may needProvisionsBe prepared before leaving Monterey from the north and Morro Bay from the south with plenty of gas, a flashlight, warm clothes, groceries, wood, ice, and anything else you may want or need from townWinterIn the wintertime, Dec-Feb, the days are shorter and it is wetter, windier and colder and there may be unsafe road conditions. As many structures are outside it is advisable to check the weather before booking
Nestled securely in a majestic multi-trunked 110 ft. eucalyptus tree is our romantic, magical and peaceful multi-leveled Tree House. Spacious deck, relaxing area on main level, cozy queen bed with luxury linens in the loft. Beautifully rural yet just 6 minutes to historic downtown Petaluma and it's great restaurants and shopping. Easy Drive to San Francisco, excellent breweries and multiple wine regions (including Napa and Sonoma valleys), redwoods, the Pacific Coast and the incredible Point Reyes National Seashore. An excellent hot (if you like) breakfast is served in our kitchen every morning from 8-9:30. *Apologies for the inconvenience, but we cannot allow children or pets in the treehouses for safety reasonsNOTE: If the dates you are trying to book are unavailable, please check out my other tree house listing at this property called "Treehouse Magic Grove".
Cabin is 12'x12' and was a former brooder house for day-old chicks from when this site served as a pheasant rearing farm for the state of Washington. One small window and one large sliding window, one door, two large expedition cots for placing mat and sleeping bag. Currently not electrified. You will have privacy on the south side of cabin. You will be on our trail system - 2. 2 miles on our property, but connecting by bike or foot to larger trail system in Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve. We are two miles east of Coupeville on Whidbey Island. Laid back, slow pace area. Shower and toilet in building within 60 yards. Access to free wireless internet.
Our glamping site, located in the less crowded, backside of Zion offers a relaxing experience. The nights allow for stellar star gazing that can't be seen from a crowded city. You'll find our site offers a true outdoor experience, while only a couple minutes from local restaurants and grocery stores. Strategically located in Hildale, the site provides access to several National and State Parks including Zion, Bryce and the Grand Canyon. We happily welcome couples, solo adventurers and friends. The site is set on 95 acres of wilderness, private property that sits at the base of the Canaan Mountains. It is easily accessible by any vehicle. Being 400 ft from the Maxwell Park entrance traffic can be heard since the park is visited frequently by vehicles and ATV's throughout the day and sometimes into the night. The site is equipped with a 10 X 12 ft. canvas tent that allows the guests to feel at home with nature, while enjoying the amenities that make it a comfortable experience. The queen bed is set up to accommodate two people, but we do allow you to bring a sleeping bag or blankets to use inside the tent on the wood platform to accommodate up to four people. The thick canvas tent is water and mildew treated, keeping you dry when it rains and keeping the temperature cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. The front of the tent has a full screen door while the other 3 walls have screened windows, allowing great airflow while keeping bugs out. All of this is placed on a solid wood platform that keeps you out of the dirt and makes the tent very secure. A solar shower by heating the water with the Sun allows for a quick wash on extended stays. A small cabinet holds all of the utensils, dishes and a propane camping stove to prepare meals. A cooler is available for storing items and ice can be picked up locally. By visiting the nearby grocery store you're able to find the necessary ingredients for some great campfire food that can be enjoyed at the site. Nearby restaurants also provide a variety of local food options. We suggest that once you arrive, you take a moment to breathe and relax to enjoy the beauty of nature and enjoy the peace outside of the constant hustle of life. Sit in our Adirondack chairs on the front porch and watch the sunrise and sunset light up the surrounding mountains. The weather in this area is very desert based. During the summer it can be very warm, with comfortable night temperatures. The Spring and Fall seasons create perfect hiking weather - light jacket weather in the early morning, but very peaceful temperatures during the day. Sitting inside the tent with the front door open during a fall rain shower with a warm cup of cocoa and a book is one of our favorite experiences. Critters and bugs: You are outside of the city paved streets. There are some small animals such as squirrels and rabbits throughout the area. During the winter some deer occasionally make their way down through the valley. Spiders, ants, and black flies enjoy the area just as much as we do, but we have found the wood platform under the tent keeps you out of the dirt and with some bug spray, they're likely to not ruin your trip. Noises: During the day or night you can occasionally hear birds and other critters. The gravel road is about 400 ft away that leads to the nearby Maxwell Park. Cars and occasionally ATV's can be heard as people in the area enjoy visiting the park for picnics and retrieving water from the natural spring. From the site several trails are within walking distance including the Water Canyon Trail head known for its canyoneering and primitive trails. Above Water Canyon lies the Natural Bridge trail that travels across the mountain top making for a several hour hike. Near the Water Canyon Trail head is the start of the Squirrel Canyon Trail that travels along a creek bed for 1. 5 miles before coming upon a natural amphitheater. While all those trails are considered primitive, for the more adventurous there is the El Capitan trail that travels several thousand feet up giving a vast view for miles. The site is very centralized for travel to several national parks including Zion (1 hr), Grand Canyon (2hr), Bryce Canyon(2hr) and several state parks including Snow Canyon, Quail Creek, Coral Pink Sand Dunes, Sand Hollow, Lake Powell, and Cedar Breaks. Mountain biking on Goosberry Mesa is also only 20 min away with several other bike trails. Guest accessClean public restrooms are located in the park right next to the property and are within walking distance. Potable water is also available in the park that comes from a natural spring up near the base of the mountains and is piped into the park. Interaction with guestsThe goal of establishing this glamping location is to allow guests the opportunity of solitude and privacy in an incredible part of the country. Due to this, the owner won’t be seen unless requested and can be contacted at any time. Other things to noteCell phone service is very limited with one bar at best. Guests have received a text at the location through AT&T, but it is not reliable. Service is more available one mile down the road. It is advised to download or print out any directions before traveling to the site. There are several places to eat in the town including a Bees Marketplace, (grocery store), Dollar General, Subway, Merry Wives Cafe and Berry Knoll Bakery. Traveling to the glamping site takes you through the town of Hildale. For those that do not already know, it is known for being the home of many FLDS members who dress in solid colored dresses. There are several weathered and unfinished homes, but the glamping site takes you away from all of this.
Get away to the quiet beauty of your private wooded holiday cabin. Enjoy fresh greenery, a roaring campfire, amazing mountain views, and the true holiday spirit. Spend an amazing night with millions of stars overhead. Recharge your soul in silent mountain peace. A rare opportunity to stay tucked in private woods and steps from 1000s of acres of national forest. Featuring dual heaters, sleeping loft, outdoor cooking area, solar, and indoor camp toilet facilities, this is luxury glampingSpend an unforgettable night watching millions of stars in the crisp clean mountain air. Feel yourself relax and recharge as you enjoy the woods and the stunning mountain views. *****If you are having any difficulty booking, please message me and I will respond immediately. We have had several guests report problems with the booking process which we were about to fix right away. ***** Based on camper feedback, we have added a more powerful propane heater to keep you toasty warm on chilly mountain evenings. A rare opportunity to stay in a rustic and glamorous artist's cabin backing to thousands of acres of national forest and tucked into 12 acres of private woods. Part of the owners' estate, the cabin features a sitting/dining area, sleeping loft and private outdoor cooking and dining area. The cabin is furnished with many of the pieces from the Lost Creek Cabin Studio and features solar electricity and indoor camp toilet facilities. Fresh water is provided. The artist's retreat is a luxury glamping cabin. Ask us about our special birthday (or anniversary or proposal) hikes! We put together these super fun and special hikes for our guests who come up to the mountains to celebrate memorable events. (We have done surprise birthday hikes and non surprise birthday hikes. ) Enjoy fun drinks and snacks in beautiful locations in our woods and the national forest. We work with you to customize the perfect hike for your special loved one including things like a roaring campfire with smores, special drinks and snacks, a stop at our tree cabin and even personalized cupcakes waiting at the end of the hike. This is a birthday present you will both always remember!We are finishing up the artistic details for our second studio: the Bird's Nest Studio. This is a companion studio to the Rustic Glamorous Artist's Studio and available for families who need more room or two couples that want to experience nature together. Send us a note to pre-reserve your spaces for that unforgettable mountain getaway!
Welcome to the Treehouse Cabin Retreat! Our Tree House Cabin rental brings you back to nature. Located just minutes from the Suwanee River, where a short boat ride (depending how fast you go) will take you to the heart of the Gulf of Mexico. Come and experience our relaxing retreat where you can go scalloping, fish, swim, hunt, diving, scuba, boat, bike, hike or just escape and relax among the trees. Warm up next to the campfire and create new memories that will last a lifetime. Minutes from many natural springs in the area, 30 minutes south of Steinhatchee, 40 minutes northeast of Cedar Key and 40 minutes northwest of Gainsville. Visit us at treehousedreaming. com for more information about us and for fun things to do in the area. Thanks for your interest in our little piece of paradise!
Beautiful dark night skies. One wall of the cabin is all glass so you always feel a little bit outside. There is a deck you can sit on that makes you feel like you are up in the trees. The shower is nice and hot and the kitchen has everything you need to prepare most simple meals but no oven. We have chickens so you can have fresh eggs. You can wake up and see the horses and stroll through the woods to the creek. This is the Applegate Valley Wine Region! You may choose a tour of local wineries, with perhaps a delicious lunch at one of the area's charming restaurants. Your hosts can escort you as tour guides and DD's for an individualized fee. For horse lovers, riding sessions are available for $25/hr. Ask us for the Bocce Ball set if desired!
Nestled 11 feet in the trees, standing at nearly 22 ft HIGH! a quaint 70sqft treehouse, overlooking a Mountain View with a full sized sleeping loft upstairs. The best way to explain this treehouse? Camping in the trees! You’ll have power and heat but no kitchen. Outdoor shower and porta potty access. Feeling a bit eclectic? Derek ‘Deek’ Deidrickson and his crew from HGTV constructed Hashtag Treehouse is for those wanting to enjoy a night inside a hug of trees. Contemporary designed and decorated with the appreciation for Mother Nature’s #1 medicinal plant, Hashtag invites guests to inhale the truest of magic. Situated on 4-acres of lush countryside, the comfort of our outdoors can’t compare to the level of tranquility inside the treehouse. Be sure to celebrate all the property has to offer with the horse and donkey, two dogs, and stylish mini-pig. Close to Steven’s Pass, the Cascade Loop, Wallace Falls and many PNW trails, Mountain Views Retreat is a sanctuary from the daily grind. Rustic with an outdoor shower and pristinely maintained outhouse, the Hashtag TreeHouse is an exciting hideaway. We welcome pot smokers (21 and older) and those with open minds and open hearts. Guests will have full access to property’s COMMUNAL FIREPIT and all things inside Hashtag Treehouse and OUTDOOR SHOWER. There is free parking and WIFI available. For an additional fee and advance request, guests may use the Main House therapeutic HOT TUB that overlooks the pastoral countryside.
Bought this property in 1989, and had the house of our dreams built on it. It is bounded on two sides by the Elkhorn Slough Bird Sanctuary, which give terrific views all the way to Monterey Bay. The birds wake you up in the morning, and in the spring the tree frogs lull you asleep. We are well situated in the middle of Monterey Bay. 20-25 minutes to either Santa Cruz or Monterey. Locally in Moss Landing are good restaurants and a great beach to walk till you drop. Most important is the Elkhorn Slough. Part of the marine sanctuary it offers an unrivaled view of sea otters in their natural environment. It is also a birders paradise. Take one of the enclosed charter boats or rent a kayak, and see for yourself. The Trailer, its self is a 2015 airstream flying cloud. We provide bedding only for the main bed, bring a sleeping bag for anyone not sleeping in main bed. Bring your own towels. Only utensils, dishes and a tea kettle are provided. Also recommend bringing drinking water.
This rustic log cabin is set in a private 10-acre forest and is perfect for glamping on Vashon Island in Washington. Enjoy 10 acres of private Pacific NW forest by walking the trails or just sitting and enjoying the sounds of nature. Inside the luxury queen-size bed is ideal for couples, and the secluded location makes this ideal for a romantic getaway. There is baseboard heat and a classic wood stove that helps keep things cozy. Guests can eat at the charming dining table on rainy days, or outside at the picnic table or on the spacious covered porch. Prepare delicious meals outside over the fire pit, grill, or camp stove. Inside the kitchen is equipped with a double electric hotplate, crockpot, microwave, coffee and tea makers, blender, cookware and dinnerware. Cold water sink inside. There is a composting toilet located next to the cabin. Nearby you can explore the Dockton Marine Park for boating and swimming, and acres of hiking, mountain bike and horseback riding trails. The town of Vashon is quaint and fun, with many arts and community activities and some award-winning restaurants. The cabin is for adults, plus a dog or two.
At La Boheme, you will find a tranquil Safari Tent Glamping experience - with hiking/biking trails and all sorts of outdoor activities anywhere from a 5 minute walk to 30 minutes away by car---- but you can also hop on the Gold Line train (which is a 1 minute walk out the back door) and in choosing one direction, you are a couple of stops from Chinatown or Downtown LA's rich cultural experiences & exciting nightlife. If you decide to explore in the other direction, Metro's Gold Line (in 1 stop) will take you to the heart of Highland Park's bustling scene - offering a smorgasbord of eateries, coffee-shops, speakeasies, boutiques, yoga studios and art galleries - including LA's oldest bowling alley: Highland Park Bowl. Take the train further and you're in the heart of glorious Pasadena (home to The Rose Bowl and exceptional Norton Simon Museum)-- or continue out to beautiful Sierra Madre -- where there is hiking and exploring galore! At La Boheme you can grill onsite, order take-out, dine out, stay-in and book a personal masseuse (that will change your world!) You can find places to hike, bike, play tennis, come back and shower (with hot water) - enjoy some bubbly with your honey on the deck -- take the train downtown to catch a concert at the Staples center -- Uber back - light the chiminea -- roast a s'more or two and crawl into your super comfy REAL bed in your REAL Safari Tent! Remember -- this is URBAN Glamping -- a friendly reminder that there can be normal city noises throughout your stay -- like a Fire Engine answering a call - or the train running behind the property -- or a kid crying in the apartment next door. It happens. Life happens. Of the several people who have already enjoyed the Glamping experience of La Boheme -- normal city noise/life hasn't dampened the experience at all-- only made it more intriguing! There is both a fan for air circulation and/or "white noise" as well as a heater, if you should need either of them. Plenty of extra blankets are available as well as a blow-up air mattress if you are a booking for 3 guests. La Boheme also is a venue for weddings and other events -- so we love hosting and want to do whatever we can to make your stay the best it can be for you! Please reach out with any questions or recommendations for the area. If you are new to the area - definitely spend a little time Googling ALL that is available to you - and I'll do my best to fill any blanks-- ha! Looking forward to meeting and hosting you at La Boheme. - Hillary
Located right off the 199 Redwood Highway, we welcome you to our forest sanctuary. These tiny A-Frame cabins are our newest addition to the land. The river is just a few min walk down to our own private beach and swimming. The camp is also just a 3 minute walk to the lands prestine swimming hole. These A-Frame Cabins are super cozy at 1000sf with an additional deck that is great for yoga or napping. The cabins include two twin size mattresses and linen bedding. This camp is a 1 minute walk to the main house, private commercial kitchen, cute compost toilet, shower house and sauna. These cabins are ideal for two people. The front part of the cabin can be closed off or opened up to the elements. Since one side of the cabin is clear you can see in a bit but can also drape something over for more privacy. The reason for the clear side to is allow for the feeling of sleeping right outside amongst nature. Cedar Bloom has available power and cell phone service. Cell phone service works great if you have AT&T or Verizon. Internet is limited but is available. We have several giant meadows with thousands of trees surrounding. We are right on the Illinois River with a mile of river frontage and 3 incredible swim spots. It's a great place to come and recharge and renew. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery in all directions! We are close to the Redwoods, The Oregon Caves and so much more. We are close to major cities such as Grants Pass, Medford, Crescent City and Ashland. MORE ABOUT CEDARSONG. . . Cedar Bloom was purchased in the spring of 2017 by Spirit Weavers Gathering as a place of peace and healing, for all walks of life. Spirit Weavers is an annual womens gathering which happens once a year each June. We host over 1,000 women in just two weeks on the land. We are located on the Illinois River just outside Cave Junction, Oregon. Our Main House was built in 1962 and retains the flavor of the 60’s with a beautiful Mid Century Modern feel. It houses a kitchen, dining hall, a living room, five bedrooms and three bathroom with a bathtub. It currently houses Agustin and Mea and their seven year old daughter Naia. FIRST NATIONS PEOPLE OF THE ILLINOIS VALLEYFor thousands of years, the Takelma people lived in the Illinois and Rogue River valleys, what is now known as Josephine County. They lived in small bands close to the land. Interior southwest Oregon has pronounced seasons and the ancient Takelma adapted to these seasons by spending spring, summer and early fall months collecting and storing food for the winter season. Salmon was central to their food source and way of life. The salmon diet was supplemented by game, such as deer, elk, beaver, bear, antelope and bighorn sheep. Smaller mammals, such as squirrels, rabbits and gophers, might have been snared by both men and women. They gathered the root of the Camas plant, part of the asparagus family, as well as acorns from the two native species of Oaks, the Oregon white oak and California black oak. Other vegetation included manzanita berries, pine nuts, tarweed seeds, wild plums and sunflowers. The Takelma are also known to have cultivated a native tobacco plant, but otherwise relied on the fruits of the wilderness for their survival. The main utensils included horn, bone and wood-made implements and a great variety of baskets constructed generally by twining on a hazel warp. Stone was used in the making of arrowheads and pestles. The clothing and personal adornment of the Takelma was similar to the tribes of northern California. Notable characteristics include facial painting, red-headed woodpecker scalps for men and basket caps for women. The women also tattooed the skin in three stripes and men tattooed the left arm. European Settlement of the Illinois Valley began by the 1830’s, as the gold and logging industries developed. By the end of 1856, the traditional residents of the Rogue and Illinois River valleys were forcibly removed and relocated to the Siletz Reservation on the central Oregon coast. The Takelma were joined on the reservations by their neighbors, the Athapaskans and the Shasta, as well as tribes from even farther away, such as the Coos and Tillamook. It is reported that by 1906 less than ten Takelma were alive and able to speak their native language. In 1994, for the first time in over 140 years, an ancient ceremony took place to welcome home and give thanks for the returning salmon, on the Kanaka Flats of the Applegate River. People of all heritages were welcomed at the annual Salmon Gathering on the Applegate River until 2006. In 2007, the ceremony was moved to the place where it was held for thousands of years: the Tilomikh (Powerhouse Falls), on the Rogue River near Gold Hill, Oregon. Since then, the ceremony has taken place annually in its traditional location, demonstrating that the Takelma culture is alive and will continue into the future. Today, Takelma descendents continue to reside on or near the Siletz and Grand Ronde reservations. The Pilgrims brought back the Salmon Ceremony to Southern Oregon. Due to the Pilgrim’s contribution in returning the Salmon Ceremony to Jackson County, Agnis Baker-Pilgrim is known to some locals as the ‘Keeper of the Sacred Salmon Ceremony. Agnes, one of the oldest grandmothers of the International Council of the 13 Indigenous Grandmothers, has returned to the Rogue Valley and today her voice can be heard strong and clear, proving that the spirit and blood of her people are still with us. PLANT & ANIMAL RELATIONS We are very fortunate to be surrounded by a widely diverse population of flora and fauna. As caretakers of this sacred land, we feel a strong responsibility to honor our plant and animal allies by not only protecting them and their habitat, but also to help educate others about what lives and grows here by providing people with opportunities to experience the beauty of these plants and animals for themselves. For this reason, We are honored to host the many different groups who will gather here on this land for learning and communing with the nature that flourishes here. We feel very fortunate to be involved in this process of helping promote a sustainable and abundant future for all living things on this planet by sharing knowledge and skills from the human past that can make a sustainable lifestyle a reality for everyone everywhere. The animals here include, but are not limited to deer, foxes, coyote, raccoon, skunks, and sometimes black bear though we havent seen any yet! The birds that surround us are migratory geese, quail, wild turkeys, hawks, ospreys and eagles. The fish that call the Illinois River their home are the Salmon People, Steelhead & Trout along with their friends the otter and ducks. The Land is a no-hunting zone so the animals here are abudant and safe. The plant life here is incredibly diverse. This land is home to many native grasses, ferns, and berries, wild flowers, as well as many other edible and medicinal plants and fungi such as mugwort, self-heal, soap root, and a variety of mushrooms. The tree population is a blend of hardwoods like Manzanita, Madrone, and several kinds of Oaks along with mature Fir, Pine, Cedar trees, Alder, Maple and Apples. With special attention to management of non-native and invasive plants, Spirit Weavers is committed to maintaining a well balanced forest ecosystem with high biodiversity. TIMES Please clean up and check out of your site by 12:am on the day of your departure. You can check in by 2:pm on the day of your arrival. CLIMATE & THE ILLINOIS VALLEY Cedar Bloom holds the heart during the summer. Temps can range from 75-95 during the day and generally cools down to the 70's during the evenings. Swimming in the summer months is delicious. We have mostly pebbly beaches and a jagged rock and sand beach right where the Swimming hole is. The river is chilly until late June and it cools down again in late September. NEIGHBORS There is another campground right next door but since we have 100 acres, you never really see a soul besides us! Please use our pathways to travel property next to us, and respect the privacy and tranquility of our neighbors by not keeping late hours or playing loud music. EMERGENCIES If someone needs to reach you in an emergency, Cell phones work great on the land. If you don't get service and need to contact someone our land phones are available. SHOWER HOUSE & SAUNA We have twelve showers total. The first shower house is open showering with 4 showers and the 2nd shower house has 8 stalls. You are also welcome to use the sauna throughout your stay. COMPOST TOILET The "Honeydew Station" is our two chamber composting toilet. It looks like a tiny house and you will see it on your right as you drive in. Instructions are inside! FOOD & WATER Please bring your own food to camp. Town is close so if you need to run errands to grab food its a short drive away. All of our water is on a well and is super clean and ran through a UV light. Please keep food and garbage out of the reach and smell of animals so we don’t have animal visitors at night. GARBAGE If you pack it in, please pack it out when you leave. FIRES Depending on the time of year, cooking fires are permissible in the fire pits provided. June-Sept there can sometimes be fire bans in the county. Please NO bonfires. We have fire wood in the forest around the meadow for use for cooking fires but please bring your own wood to the land. We also have wood available for purchase in the Camp Store. PETS If you must bring your pet, please message us before hand. We ask that you clean up after your pup while here. We have doggie bags in the camp store. THE RIVER & SWIMMING HOLES We have a mile of river frontage and there is tons of space for all. Keiki Beach located down the trail from the sauna is the more shallow and flatter part of the river. This is a great spot for families! Mermaid Rock which is located down the trail to your left of the main house is our large swimming hole with deeper waters. This part of the river is clothing optional. Please be aware of the rocks down at Mermaid Rock & Dock. The rocks are tricky to walk on for both adults and especially children. Please keep your eyes on your children at all times while at the river. Feel free to bring rafts to play on. CAMP STORE If you happen to forget anything we have a camp store that is located in the main meadow. The Camp store sells everything from supplies to books and trinkets. If you text Mea she can meet you there anytime. GRATITUDE We feel honored to be stewards of this land. One of our main visions for this land is to protect its cultural and environmental heritage. We are excited to share about the native food forest we will be cultivating for the local community and beyond. We will also be placing the land into a conservation trust so no logging or future development can occur. For the many years to come, we will explore the ways can live in harmony with the natural world for the greater good of people and the plants and animals we depend on. We welcome you to Cedar Bloom! FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAND AND EVENTS HERE, PLEASE VISIT CEDAR BLOOM FARM & THE SPIRIT WEAVERS GATHERING WEBSITE OR ON INSTAGRAM @cedarbloomfarm @spiritweavers @daughterofthesun_
Located in the Brushy Mountains of western North Carolina, this treehouse is a peaceful refuge which combines glamping with an off-the-grid, non-electric experience. Walk down the steep hillside to the 12x12 insulated cabin, which is extended with a deck, 10x12 ft. The Tree House hangs off of a rock ledge and is supported by trees. Whether rain or shine, this location is peaceful, private, and serene with more than an acre of total seclusion. Dogwood trees hang gracefully over the deck. Larger trees dapple the large site with partial shade. Wade into the shallow stream, sit on the deck, rest near the fire pit, or sit on the tree swings, and hammocks, and listen to the little stream, that borders the camp. The interior of the cabin is small, simple, but comfortable and includes a loft with a queen sized bed. On the main floor is a futon which converts into a double or two single beds. The kitchen includes cabinets for storage and a place for food preparation. To make your stay easier, we have added a few essentials, food items, as well as cooking equipment. On the deck there is Coleman cooking stove available for your use. There are two oil lamps, tea candles, and solar lights for your convenience. The paths have solar lights so you can find your way in the dark. It is very, very dark at night. Please bring a flashlight so you can get around safely. There is a small, exterior, but attached outhouse with a sawdust composting toilet. This room has a battery powered motion light so you won't be stuck in the dark. A solar powered shower is available. You can also wash up in the creek. For those in your company who prefer a more primitive camping experience, there is plenty of room to pitch tents. Play in the stream, follow the brook down to the neighbor's horse pasture and into the woods, or wander upstream to the man-made waterfall. Walk up the gravel road to our farm and meet our goats, chickens, donkeys, and horses. This is a working hobby farm. Activities include the Blue Ridge Parkway which is about 30 minutes away. We are also about 15 minutes from Kerr Scott Dam where you can rent kayaks as well as other equipment. Nearby, you can find several vineyards as well as an Amish community that has several businesses open to the public, including the Shiloh Bakery and General Store. Merlefest, the largest bluegrass festival in the nation, is about 15 minutes from the house. During the week, there are several open air markets which highlight local food, local artisans, disk golf, and local music. There are also several antique and second hand stores in our community. Come and explore Wilkes County and see what we have to offer. TRASH REMOVAL: Please take your trash with you. For your convenience, there is a bin for recyclables, and a compost pile next to the garden. I will dispose of the human waste. FYI - While there are only accommodations for four people in the cabin, you can have more people by setting up tents on the premises. Just increase the number of people staying with you. Any questions, please feel free to ask. SUMMER CAMPING: The loft bedroom can get stuffy in the summer. There is no a/c. We do have a little solar fan that we keep in the loft window. You can get inexpensive battery powered fans at Walmart. Some campers have found these fans to be quite helpfulAlso, if you bring a tarp, you can stretch it over the deck to keep out rain and sun, as well as extending your living space if you do get a rainy day. Look in the photos for a picture. WINTER CAMPING: The wood stove that you see in the photos is merely decoration. There is no stovepipe. While many are capable of using a wood stove, all it takes is one mistake. So, we have provided a Mr. Heater Buddy that runs on 1# propane canisters. Please bring your own fuel. The directions on the Mr. Heater says that it burns 6 hours on low and 3 hours on high. The cabin is insulated and stays warm. Where we live, it is cold at night and often pleasant during the day.
Located minutes from I81. Park at the house and hike 200 yards down the hill to the secluded River Perch overlooking the North Fork of the Shenandoah River. You'll have river access for fishing, swimming and paddling (kayaks and canoes provided), or you can just sit on the dock and watch the sunset. Retreat back into the screened cottage for a quiet restful evening or relax on the deck by a fire. We are a Glamping site. . . like a hotel stay in the woods. Close by are 100's of miles of hiking trails and the charming town of Woodstock offering free concerts, some of Virginia's finest wineries, The Brewhouse and other great local restaurants. Contact Steve for further information. Come explore and adore.
Enjoy nightly hot tub soaks and bon fires at our cozy woodland retreat! Beer and wine taste by day or watch the big game and we'll have the wood fired hot tub stoked for you when you return. One block from Lake Michigan (we’re on the Michigan side of Michigan City, IN) and a short drive to Michigan wine country!! Come enjoy the most luxurious "camping" experience of your life in our tiny guest cabin. We've packed the space with every possible comfort- a memory foam king sized bed with memory foam egg crate, 800 thread count 100% cotton sheets, delicious coffee and tea, excellent WiFi, heating and air conditioning, a wood fired cedar hot tub, bikes, kayaks, and a lovely outdoor shower. It includes a fully stocked kitchenette (no stove or range) with a microwave, Keurig coffee maker and on demand water. We supply all bedding, towels and robes for shower and hot tub, and beach towels. We also supply high end shampoo, conditioner and body wash. There is a Weber grill for cooking and cute outdoor seating and fire pit for enjoying coffee, cocktails and meals. The rental includes two bikes and two kayaks (with signed waiver) for exploring the lake and nearby rivers. We are a block from beautiful Shoreland Hills beach on Lake Michigan and have beach chairs, towels, beach toys and beach bags for your use! There are countless parks, rivers and trail systems within an hour of us including the famous Indiana Dunes. In the summer, we are a three minute drive from delicious U-Pick blueberries and Shady Creek Winery and Burn ‘Em Brewing are a 3 minute drive and are open year round. We are a three minute drive into Michigan and 20 minutes to wine country, apple and berry picking. The Blue Chip Casino and Lighthouse Outlet Mall are popular indoor activities and are both ten minutes away. We are 40 minutes from South Bend, so are an easy drive for Notre Dame fans!We have a beautiful cedar wood fired soaking tub for your use. Please let us know if you want to use it BEFORE you arrive as it requires some prep for use! If we won't be around to start the tub, we will leave detailed directions for you to fire it up. Also please be aware that we only fire it up if it's going to drop below 65 degrees at some point during your stay. We also have a fire pit and have wood available!There is no bathroom in the little cabin but you will have access to our outdoor shower in the summer and newly remodeled indoor shower, sink and toilet in the main house year round. The King sized bed is in the loft so requires climbing a ladder to access and requires guests to duck to climb in but is extremely comfortable. If you have sensitive feet we recommend bringing slippers or sandals for climbing the ladder. We are artists who work from home and love to host and meet new people!Pets are not allowed due to allergies. While we love children, the space isn't suited for small kiddos. The loft is about 6'5" high and doesn't have a safety railing and the main area is too small for extra sleeping or spreading out to play. We ask for quiet after 10pm on weekdays and 11pm on weeknights. It's a beautiful location in the woods but we do have neighbors.
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No tent, no problem. These spacious cabins are the most luxurious place to stay on your next Big Basin Redwoods State Park camping adventure. The thought of a bed with mattress pads and a wood stove should motivate you to rest your bones after hiking through the many waterfalls, ancient redwoods, and lush canyons in this park. Each tent cabin can hold 4 campers, and there is space in the area to pitch a tent for 4 more occupants. Lock up your valuables if you'd like, the tent cabin door can be secured with a hook latch on the inside. If you are leaving to go on a hike or daytrip, you can bring a padlock to secure your cabin from the outside. Enjoy your day then gather friends and family around the fire ring for s’mores and ghost stories when the sun sets!
These insulated cabins are rustic and charming while being amazingly comfortable and convenient. There are plenty of shady forests and amazing waterfalls at Mcarthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park. There's plenty of space on the porch, and you can set up a tent and sit around the campfire outside. Imagine returning from a long day wandering through volcanic rock trails to a hot shower and a warm bunk bed.
A smaller campground option for Anza-Borrego Desert State Park camping is at Tamarisk Grove campground. With 27 campsites, 11 of which are cabins, Tamarisk is a great place to call home during your stay in the desert. Many of the campsites fall under the shade of overhead trees, which can be ideal in the desert heat. The campsites have access to token-operated showers, restrooms, fire rings and a small store selling essentials such as potable water. The campground is surrounded by two paved roads, so an occasional passing car might interrupt an otherwise tranquil scene.
Fancy the cozy atmosphere of a woodland cabin? Located across the bridge from China Flat Campground at an elevation of 4,720 feet, Harvey West Cabin provides awe-striking views of the Silver Fork River and a comfy retreat for those looking to getaway in grand, woodsy style. No matter what your idea of “roughing it” is, Harvey West will have your attention encircled with looming Ponderosa Pines, the light, crackling sound of a wood burning stove, and large, rustic common room fitting 20 of your best friends comfortably. Fishing for brown trout, hiking, bird watching, and river dips are just a few of the highlights the site has to offer. Good news for naturalists, the cabin is old and still on the crunchier side of well done. There is no electricity and visitors should bring fuel for propane appliances.
If you’re looking for a late summer-early fall getaway, Fallen Leaf Campground has your name written all over it. Lesser known than its neighbor, Lake Tahoe, Fallen Leaf is the better kept secret for outdoor exploring. Cabins, RVs, tents, trailers, whatever you decide, Fallen Leaf has accommodations! Like every good camping ground, animals are easy to spot and protection from certain ones are given; special bear-proof food storage is located at every site. Explore on your own, or seek help from a guide, there is no wrong way to enjoy this picturesque area. From the magical forest to the “I’ve gotta run through these" meadows, every outdoor excursion will end with you smiling and satisfyingly dirty—good thing there are showers!
Amongst sand pine scrub and shrouded foliage, the park’s campsite is nestled in the northeast region but offers easy walking access to Blue Spring and its marvelous mecca of manatees. With 51 sites, water, electricity, showers, grills and more, the campgrounds are particularly appealing to families with youngsters thanks to the Bedtime Story Camper Lending Library. To check out a book, visit the park ranger station.
Ready for an adventure? Just getting to this campground is a little bit epic. First, you have to board a boat at one of the five places that offer passenger service to the island: Punta Gorda, Pine Island, Fort Myers, Sanibel Island, or Captiva Island. The ride is $40, and reservations are required. If you’re prone to seasickness, don’t forget your Dramamine so you can enjoy sailing through the crystal waters of the Gulf. After disembarking at the barrier island dock, you need to travel a mile to the campground. Unless you’re eating nothing but snacks from the gift shop, you’ll probably have a hefty load of supplies. We recommend catching the tram, which shuttles campers and gear to the campground between 9am and 4pm. As soon as you arrive, you’ll realize how worth the trek it was. Whether you’re bunking at one of the 12 rustic cabins (which sleep up to six people) or posting up at the campground by the beach, you’re finally, totally, away from it all. Neither the cabins or campsites have electricity, which make the stars all the more bright. You’ll never want to car-camp again.
For camping that isn’t really camping, check out the yurts at Lakeshore East Campground. You’ll be close to all of Shasta Lake’s beautiful attractions--mountain peaks, prolific fishing, and hiking trails, but you’ll also have the conveniences of this thoroughly modern campground. Spend your days swinging in the hammock or soaking in the mountain water. Whatever your pleasure, you’ll find it here.
For a quick jaunt in nature, you can’t beat Buttermilk Falls State Park and it’s proximity to Ithaca. It could be done as a day trip, but this place was made for camping, gosh darnit. So, stay a while and explore the falls, hike through the woods, make an epic dinner by the bonfire, and unplug. Fancy a no-frills campsite? You can find it here. Or, would you rather rent out a cabin to make life a tad bit easier? Either way, you’ll be surrounded by tall trees, serenity, and you’ll be oh so very close to the lovely Larch Meadows.
This is the New York that people need to see. Not that metropolitan mecca that seems to take all the credit. Letchworth State Park is basically acres upon acres of jaw-dropping views, and the campground here is the perfect place to post up while exploring every last one of them. Dubbed the “Grand Canyon of the East," Letchworth features a massive gorge created by the Genesee River. The river spills over three spectacular waterfalls, some as high as 600 feet! So if you're going to forget something when you pack for your trip, whatever you do, make sure it’s not the camera.
This park is huge, so you can count boredom out when you plan a camping trip here. Mills Norie is a combination of two different names, actually two different parks—“Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park” and “Ogden Mills and Ruth Livingston Mills Memorial State Park. ” Together, they comprise over 1,000 acres filled with excellent opportunities for jogging, hiking, cycling, cross country skiing snow shoeing and…well, if we actually mentioned them all then you would be bored. No go entertain yourself at Mills Norrie State Park Campground!
What’s in a name? At Taughannock Falls State Park Campground, the beauty lives up to its natural namesake. With cabin and tent campsites that overlook Cayuga Lake, you won’t believe the natural around you. Hike the trails all day and find Taughannock Waterfall plunging 215 feet through the gorge, or relax at the beach on the lake. At Taughannock Falls State Park Campground, your awe-inspiring weekend awaits.
“I don’t want to camp on the beach” said no one ever. You won’t be able to see from one end to the other on this island, but you will see endless beachfront recreation area backdropped by cascading mountain views. Camano Island Campground boasts standard sites, hike and bike-friendly sites, five cabins, one dump station, two restrooms, and two showers. Home is where you park it at sites 43-88, ideal for adventure mobiles of all sorts--Sprinters, VW campers, RVs--up to 40 feet.
When it comes to camping, Cape Disappointment is a choose your own adventure. It’s stocked with a whopping 137 standard campsites, 60 full-hookup sites, 18 RV spots with water and electricity only, and 5 primitive sites for hikers and bikers. But, that’s not all. Fourteen furnished and heated yurts are up for the rentin’ and include picnic tables, fire pits, ADA-accessible decks, and a gloriously close proximity to le beach. Meanwhile, 3 cabins (also furnished and heated) chill back in the alder forest, where locking doors give its temporary residents peace of mind to pair with the quieted soul nature is sure to provide. All campers are welcome to share the single dump station, 8 restrooms and 14 showers (with 2 and 4 ADA-equipped stalls, respectively).
After a day of swimming at Astion Lake why would you want to drive home? Stay the night in your tent or trailer at the conveniently located Astion Family Campground, right on the lake across from the recreation area. There are toilets, showers, tables and fires rings so you can wash off the lake water, grab your favorite campfire cooked treat and relish in the simple joys of summer.
Calvert Cliffs State Park will have you extending your trip in no time. With the massive cliffs, fossils galore, and adventure-worthy trails, you’ll be so exhausted by the end of the day, you’ll never have a better night’s sleep. Spend the day running around, and your nights relaxing by the campfire, stargazing and telling stories. Memory-maker alert!
Echoed with geological patina, reverberated by the popular gasps of backpackers, Old Man’s Cave is, by far, the most sought-after wonder in Hocking Hills. The like-named campground is situated within accessible means to the picturesque two-mile trial that hugs the melodious gorge. And be sure to make a reservation for a campsite in advance; both the primitive and modern campsites fill-up quickly.
Drink in the beauty of 18 epic canyons that were formed by ancient glacial meltwater and stream erosion when you crash at Starved Rock Campground. The unique canyons slice through forested sandstone bluffs, creating unique scenic views all around. There is also no shortage of adventures and explorations to be had here, with plenty of nature trails, fish whispering, and kayak skimming awaiting. You gotta check out St. Peter sandstone while you’re here, which was formerly laid down in a shallow inland sea for like a bajillion years. Probably why it’s called Starved Rock!
If you want to wake up surrounded by canyon rims that overlook onto southern Utah’s shockingly red rocks, look no further than Dead Horse Point Campground. Towering 2,000 feet above the Colorado River, this site gives you access to Canyonlands and Arches, and has tons of small group sites in addition to three yurts. Dogs are welcome, though with all these drop-offs around, leashes are encouraged. Though it’s a desert, it rains heavily at random here sometimes (which explains the diverse plant life), so bring your tarps. There are loads of biking and four-wheeling trails, and you can head into Moab for rentals if you didn’t bring wheels (Moab is, by the way, a very charming town—try to get at least a coffee there while you’re in town).
Once you arrive at Bear Basin Lookout and the adjacent Pierson Cabin, you might need a couple minutes to catch your breath. There are panoramic views that extend from the Pacific Ocean in the West, to the Siskiyou Wilderness and Klamath Mountains to the east. This is a place of rugged and remote beauty, and camping in a fire lookout tower is the best way we can think to celebrate it. You can bring your camera, but know that there is no way of capturing these views. There is a futon in the lookout, but if you rent the adjacent cabin there are beds and kitchen amenities. Remember to book way in advance, and be sure to send us a postcard if you make it to this wilderness outpost!
Just 40 miles from the quaint mountain town of Truckee in the Tahoe National Forest, you can get your starry skies on at the Calpine Fire Lookout. For winter adventures the tower is ideally suited for skis or snowmobiles. In the summertime you can explore the foothills, and nearby lakes. The lookout features a wraparound porch with unending views, and the cozy interior is decked out with two single beds, propane lights, sink, a stove, and an oven. Just be sure to book six months in advance, and try to time it right along with a meteor shower!
Sunrises, sunsets, and shooting stars. If these things make you smile than camping at the Oak Flat Lookout Tower could give you a perma-grin. Once you arrive you’ll be greeted to scenic vistas of the Kern River and Kern River Valley. Oh, did we mention that you’ll have to schlepp your food and water up 40 steep steps? Of course, when you’re sleeping on an island in the sky, it’s worth it. This lookout comes with two twin beds, a kitchen with a propane range, propane lights, and a wraparound deck. No electricity, but there’s a guaranteed natural recharge.
The postcard perfect Little Mt. Hoffman Lookout is perched on the rim of the largest volcano in the state! You’ll be treated to sweeping views of Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen, and southern Oregon's Mt. McLoughlin. Plus, with Medicine Lake nearby there will be plenty of outdoor play time. The lookout has a cozy wood stove, two cots, and a barbecue pit and picnic table outside. Be prepared to bring everything you’ll need, including the whiskey and the marshmallows!