Fall is the time for Glamping: Embrace the Chill

Even though most of us consider ourselves girl scouts doesn’t mean we earned the roughing-it badge.

In my 20s I dated ‘the camping guy’. I’m not saying we didn’t last because of it, but at one point there was smoke, a dwindling fire and no proper restroom. There was a break-up.

I’m pretty sure that’s when glamping was invented.

Use the Scoop Glamping Guide below for the kind of fire you really desire. Glam it up in the mountains or in the low-country. With your girls, with the fam — or with your very own Johnny Appleseed.

Long Cove Resort

Lake Wylie, NC

Resort amenities meets wooded bliss. Glamping is here to stay.

Luxury Tipi

Boone, NC

Solar Powered Luxury and a Tipi. Make it a journey.

Falling Waters

West Bryson City, NC

Leave the city and know your wild side is waiting — with air conditioning.

Safari Tent

Asheville, NC

Safari Tent. Sleeps 5. You do the math.

Chestnut Grove Resort, LLC

Moravian Falls, NC

Treehouses. For rent. All our dreams coming true?

Edisto River Treehouses

So remote you have to use this link, SC

Private. Say no more. Be one with nature. And wander — without the map. Only the canoe.

Asheville Glamping

Books one year in advance. Noted.

Throw a little wooded whine-down with your girls. Pillow-fights encouraged. And by pillow-fights we mean gossip sessions.

Serenity Yurt Rental


Serenity now. Packed and going.

The Silver Bettie

Asheville, NC

I mean, how adorable? Milkshake and fries anyone?

Treehouse Vineyards

Monroe, NC

Date night. Can they make the climb?


Asheville, NC

Leave your Charlotte side behind and become that outlander. For a day or two.

1800 Cabin

Asheville/Weaverville, NC

Come farm with me.

A-Frame Chalet

Burnsville, NC

Retro vibe overlooking the Blue-Ridge mountains. Groovy.

The Roost

Greensboro, NC

Cuddles are a requirement here. Bring wine. Oh, and there’s an induction cooktop in the kitchen. All meals in bed.

Cherry Treesort

Cherry Grove, NC

Our love affair might have lasted if he had taken me here. Just sayin’.