7 of the Best Glamping Campgrounds in Ohio

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The Marblehead Lighthouse on the edge of Lake Erie in Ohio, USA

Ohio has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the United States like The Lake Eerie, Mili Creek Park, and Cedar Falls Hiking Trails. Exploring the natural beauty of the state can be a dream come true for nature enthusiasts all over the world, but camping can be dreary. It can take a toll on you and you may end up not enjoying your small vacation in Ohio. When you are busy worrying about restless sleep, hygiene, and uncooked meals, it can be really hard to enjoy the nature around you.

For such instances, the best option is to choose a glamping campground. There are many luxury options that allow you the modern comforts we are used to but also the chance to explore remote, beautiful landscapes. There are a number of glamping sites in Ohio that you can go for with a variety of accommodations such as RVs, tents, yurts, tipis, tree houses, and many others!

Tree Houses

Tree houses have an uncanny ability to make everyone feel as though their childhood dream has finally come true. However, modern glamping tree houses are vastly different from the small, dingy, rickety structures we had at the end of our yard. They are built with proper bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, and seating. They come with all sorts of amenities that will make your camping experience better at once.

Woodland Tree House in Akron, Ohio
Tree House with lights

The gorgeous woodland tree house is the perfect spot for a delightful getaway. You can access the house by a wooden staircase and find yourself in a peaceful accommodation at once. The tree house is big enough to sleep two guests comfortably. It has a queen sized bed whose linens and bedding are provided. The facility has an air conditioner for warmer afternoons and a heater for chilly nights. There is also a TV that you can use for cozy movie nights. The tree house has running water and electricity so you won’t have to worry about anything at all.

The tree house has a private bathroom with a toilet and sink. There is a private outdoor shower that will definitely wash away all the sweat and dirt you gather after a long day of hiking. There is also a deck with tables and chairs that you can watch the sunrise with. The scene will look even more beautiful with a fresh cup of Joe made in the coffeemaker. There is an outdoor shared barbeque that you can make hot, delicious meals on; you can store the leftovers in the private refrigerator.

The tree house is built in Ohio’s famous Mohican State Park. The glamping site is surrounded by striking wilderness and trees. There are plenty of activities in the area that will keep you occupied for the whole weekend. You can go fishing in the nearby creek or go horseback riding around the area. There are plenty of adventure options including biking, zip lining, canoeing, mountain biking, swimming, picnicking, hiking, and kayaking. There are attractions that the whole family can enjoy including the fire tower, Gorge Overlook, and the covered bridge. The Louis Bromfield house and Malabar Farm is just 35 minutes away and you can go for a tour. If you don’t plan on cooking, you can dine at the Malabar Inn.

Unique Woodland Tree House in Loudonville, OhioOhio Tree House

This woodland tree house can comfortably house four campers for an amazing glamping experience. Guests can go up to the tree house via a gorgeous spiral staircase and suspension bride; this feels absolutely rustic and unique.

The tree house has a loft bedroom with two queen sized beds that you can access with a ladder. Towels and linens are provided, as well as heating and cooling systems. The living area is has a comfy leather sofa and chairs. You can make delicious meals in the fully equipped kitchen with an electric stove, mini-fridge, coffeemaker, and toaster oven. Essentials like cookware, plates, and utensils are also available. There is a full bathroom with a toilet, sink, and shower. Another private, outdoor shower can be used if you don’t want to enter the tree house with the dirt and grime you’ve acquired after a whole day of adventure.

Speaking of adventure, you can explore the woodland of Mohican State Park on horseback, mountain bikes, zip line, or walking. You can go canoeing, kayaking or fishing in a nearby creek. There is plenty to do at the campsite.

Cabins

Log cabins are the most popular glamping option since they are secure and can be built in remote areas. They give access to some of the best views in the state and provide a luxurious camping experience. Many cabins are fitted with every modern comfort you may need like full-sized beds, private bathrooms, fully-equipped kitchens, and a lot more!

Glamping Cabin Rental in Hocking Hills, OhioOhio Cabin Rental

This beautiful log cabin can accommodate up to eight people comfortably. It has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a sleeper loft. Every bedroom and the loft have a comfortable queen-sized bed, which is sure to give you a good night’s rest. The living room has a cozy wood-burning fireplace, a Blu-ray player, flat screen television, and ample seating. The dining room has a large table for eight people where you can share meals and have a good time. The kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, oven, microwave, toaster, sink, dishwasher, coffeemaker, and fridge.

There is a porch outside the cabin with plenty of chairs. The grill is perfect for cooking hot meals and the fire pit is great for some roasted marshmallows. The outdoor hot tub allows you the chance to relax in the fresh air and truly shun stress.

The log cabin is built near Conkle’s Hollow, Ash Cave and the Old Man’s Cave, which are great for a day of exploration. You can for bird watching, horseback riding, fishing, sailing, boating, zip lining, biking, golfing, kayaking, and canoeing on the site. There are plenty of hiking trails in the area that you can enjoy as well like the Cedar Falls Hiking Trail and Gorge Overlook. These trails go through the forests, past waterfalls, and overlook rock formations. You can also explore the Hocking Hills State Park, Rock Stalls Natural Sanctuary, Lake Logan, Rockbridge State Nature Preserve, Lake Hope, and Rose Lake, all of which deserve plenty of exploration. There is also a nearby town called Logan where you can get any amenities you may need, as well as plenty of shops, stores, bars, and restaurants to enjoy.

Romantic Pine Forest Cabin in Hocking Hills, OhioCabin in Hocking Hills , Ohio

The Pine Forest Cabin is a cozy retreat which is perfect for couples who want some alone time. There is a loft with a comfy queen-sized bed, linens, pillows, and blankets. Downstairs, you will find one bathroom, dining area, living room, and a fully equipped kitchen.

The living room has a relaxing, cozy fireplace that is perfect for a bit of snuggling. The front porch swing is a great place to watch the sunrise and sunset together. The private hot tub under the stars is also a great way to unwind. The barbeque outside is also perfect for some hot, fresh meals. The cabin comes with all sorts of amenities to make your stay more comfortable including a coffeemaker, toaster, microwave, Wi-Fi, game room, air conditioning, stove, DVD players, and TV.

There are some hiking trails that will be great for a bout of exploring in the day time. The stocked pond is an amazing spot for fishing, boating, sailing, swimming, canoeing, and kayaking. You can also go for bird watching, horseback riding, zip lining, biking, and a lot more. The Hocking Hills State Park is minutes away and offers the chance to explore the scenic paradise of caves, waterfalls, gorges, and rock formations. The Ash Cave, Rock House, Cantwell Cliffs, Cedar Falls, Old Man’s Cave, and Conkle’s Hollow State National Preserve are also nearby.

Beautifully Renovated Barn in Hocking Hills of OhioBarn in Hocking Hills of Ohio

This Rustic Renovated barn has a contemporary design and luxurious touches that are sure to make your vacation the best one you’ve had. The barn is located on a 90-acre property and is a great choice for people who want to get away from the hustle-bustle of modern life. It can accommodate up to 5 people with ease.

The getaway barn offers two bedrooms with queen sized beds, two and a half bathrooms, private sitting area, fully equipped kitchen, and a living area. You can have a cozy time next to the wood burning fireplace in the living room and marvel at the cherry cabinetry in the kitchen. The barn comes equipped with stainless steel appliances, a DVD player, and a 42-inch satellite TV.

There is a matching wooden gazebo next to the bar with a private hot tub for a relaxing evening. There is a charcoal grill on which you can make a hot meal. The stone fire pit is also a great place to sing old campfire songs and roast marshmallows. The area has great cell phone service and the free Wi-Fi is a cherry on top. There is a matching wooden gazebo next to the bar with a private hot tub for a relaxing evening. There is a charcoal grill on which you can make a hot meal. The stone fire pit is also a great place to sing old campfire songs and roast marshmallows. The area has great cell phone service and the free Wi-Fi is a cherry on top.

You can avail spa treatments or massage services on the site. If you don’t feel like cooking, you can also get dinner served by the host; this can include a romantic meal of champagne, chocolates, and flowers for couples. There are options for guided nature hikes, golfing, boating, sailing, fishing, bird watching, horseback riding, kayaking, canoeing, biking, and zip lining all available on the site.

Indoor Saltwater Pool Cabin in Hocking Hills of OhioCabin with indoor pool

This cabin can accommodate up to 26 guests in total, which is perfect for families, company retreats, and weddings. There are eight private bedrooms and five full bathrooms in the cabin. There is also a sleeping loft for children with six twin-sized beds. All the bathrooms in the cabin come with a toilet, sink, shower with seat bars, and a luxurious, relaxing jetted Jacuzzi bathtub.

The cabin has wood-burning places, comfortable seating, and multiple flat screen TVs. There is also a game room with a bowling table, pool table, shuffleboard, cocktail bar, minibar, and a 60-game arcade table. The kitchens are fully equipped with granite counters, an island with stove, cooking and serving utensils, and any appliances that guests may need. The private dining room is the perfect place to eat and have fun in.

Right outside the cabin, you will find an expansive front lawn which is perfect for picnics. The play set is complete with slides, monkey bars, swings, and a fort. A luxurious covered hot tub is also the perfect way to relax. The best part is the fabulous indoor saltwater pool that the whole group can have fun in. It comes with a complete pool house with patio furniture, a refrigerator, and a bathroom. Other amenities that you can avail is the double charcoal barbeque grill, complimentary Wi-Fi, picnic tables, private deck, washer, fire pit, DVD player, games, and more.

There is plenty to do in the area since you can go for bird watching, swimming, horseback riding, yoga, meditation, golfing, kayaking, biking, and canoeing. The nearby Lake Logan State Park and Hocking Hills State Park is the perfect place to enjoy hiking, rock climbing, and plenty of other activities. You can explore the unique rock formations, native wildlife, gorges, cliffs, and waterfalls in the area.

You can also visit the friendly towns nearby. You can enjoy local cuisine, play mini-golf, go shopping, and plenty more.

Tents

When you think of tents, do you imagine shoddy, flimsy tents near a campfire? Then you haven’t seen some of the luxurious glamping tents that have cropped up all over Ohio. They come with amazing facilities and amenities like a kitchen, private bathroom, bedroom, living area, and patio. It can be really fun to explore glamping sites and come back to sleep in a full-sized luxury tent.

Flower Farm Tent in Marysville, OhioFlower Farm Tent

This Flower Farm tent is available for the perfect country vacation. It has a total of three spacious rooms which can comfortably accommodate five guests. There is a queen sized comfy mattress and two twin-sized mattresses so that you can get a good night’s rests. The host will also supply plenty of pillows, throws, blankets, and five sleeping bags.

There are two USB ports, plug-ins, and Wi-Fi for use. The full bathroom facilities with hot showers, toilet and sinks are right next to the tent. There is also a seasonal spa where you can get a relaxing massage or facial from. The patio gives you ample opportunity to soak in the amazing views of the flower farm.

There is also a grill where you can cook hot meals and have them on the picnic table. You can also relax in the outdoor Jacuzzi/hot tub under the stars. A delicious champagne breakfast is also available so that you have plenty of energy for the day to come. The fire pit and wood deck is also the perfect place to roast some marshmallows.

There is a nearby river where you can go to Whitewater rafting or kayaking. You can also go bird watching, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, wine tasting, canoeing, or biking. There are plenty of rural trails in the area that you can explore, as well as a much sought-after hot air balloon trip. There is a nearby town that you can shop for treats and antiques at, as well as many wineries and restaurants. In winters, the Mad River Mountain Ski Resort is perfect to try out the local slopes.

The 17 acres of farmland is the perfect way to get away from the hustle bustle of life.

Glamping is a great option for people who don’t want to give up the comforts of modern life. It serves as a great vacation since you can actually enjoy the outdoors without small stressors like restless sleep and stale food. Glamping in Ohio is a great way to explore the beautiful nature of the state.


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