No Tents Allowed: The Best Tepee Hotels and Camps in the Country
Camping has long been a summer tradition for most families. But if you’re looking to up the ante and perhaps get in touch with your inner spirit animal, say goodbye to a tent and hello to a tepee! From renovated historic properties to luxury tents with spas, here is a breakdown of the top seven places you can sleep in a tepee.
Bathhouse at dawn. (Photo: Dunton Hot Springs Resort)
Where: Telluride, Colorado
Look up the definition of “glamping” and you’ll see a picture of Cresto Ranch. Located four miles downriver from the main Dunton Hot Springs Resort, these eight luxury canvas tents go for $1,400 a night and feature gas stoves, spacious en-suite bathrooms, and private lounging porches. Get a taste of the rougher life by hiking or horseback riding, or stick to pampering with amenities like yoga, Pilates, and spa treatments.
Related: Spend the Night in a Tree House
The Tipi Village Retreat. (Photo: HomeAway)
What: Tipi Village Retreat
Where: Eugene, Oregon
Bring your own tribe to the Pacific Northwest for an overnight bonding session. With 11 structures, Tipi Village Retreat can accommodate up to 28 people and is an idyllic setting for group retreats. Tepees start at $150 a night, and you can rent through HomeAway.com to host a family reunion or wedding, or just to bring a group of friends to watch the famous Olympic Trials.
The Wigwam, in San Bernardino, California. (Photo: Wigwam Hotel)