15 Glamping Destinations Within Driving Distance of Cincinnati

Camping, in theory, sounds great. Some intimate time with Mother Nature, taking a break from technology to focus on the simpler things in life, weenies and marshmallows roasted over the campfire — sure, sounds lovely. But the reality typically looks a lot more like mosquito bites, lumpy sleeping arrangements and sweaty summer heat. Glamping — a portmanteau for glamorous camping — gives folks a taste of nature with the comfort of home. From treehouse cabins to decked-out yurts, these escapes offer the perfect balance of indulgence and the natural world.

*The price per night at each of these glamping destinations will typically vary depending upon the time and season in which you're looking to book your stay.
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Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt
Frankfort, Kentucky
$123 per night | Hosts 2 Guests
”Spend the night at THE ONLY creekside stay on the main branch of the Elkhorn, and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the creek that carried you all day. This paddlers’ paradise is not your ordinary 'camping spot.' A Lotus Belle yurt, fire pit and shaded hangout spot are nestled between horse paddocks and open fields, 40 feet above the Elkhorn Creek near Peaks Mill. You’ll be struck by the quiet here, like it’s just you, the fireflies and the creek—and the occasional whiny of a horse.” — airbnb.com
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Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt

Frankfort, Kentucky
$123 per night | Hosts 2 Guests
”Spend the night at THE ONLY creekside stay on the main branch of the Elkhorn, and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the creek that carried you all day. This paddlers’ paradise is not your ordinary 'camping spot.' A Lotus Belle yurt, fire pit and shaded hangout spot are nestled between horse paddocks and open fields, 40 feet above the Elkhorn Creek near Peaks Mill. You’ll be struck by the quiet here, like it’s just you, the fireflies and the creek—and the occasional whiny of a horse.” — airbnb.com
Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt
Frankfort, Kentucky
$123 per night | Hosts 2 Guests
”Spend the night at THE ONLY creekside stay on the main branch of the Elkhorn, and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the creek that carried you all day. This paddlers’ paradise is not your ordinary 'camping spot.' A Lotus Belle yurt, fire pit and shaded hangout spot are nestled between horse paddocks and open fields, 40 feet above the Elkhorn Creek near Peaks Mill. You’ll be struck by the quiet here, like it’s just you, the fireflies and the creek—and the occasional whiny of a horse.” — airbnb.com
Photo: airbnb.com

Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt

Frankfort, Kentucky
$123 per night | Hosts 2 Guests
”Spend the night at THE ONLY creekside stay on the main branch of the Elkhorn, and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the creek that carried you all day. This paddlers’ paradise is not your ordinary 'camping spot.' A Lotus Belle yurt, fire pit and shaded hangout spot are nestled between horse paddocks and open fields, 40 feet above the Elkhorn Creek near Peaks Mill. You’ll be struck by the quiet here, like it’s just you, the fireflies and the creek—and the occasional whiny of a horse.” — airbnb.com
Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt
Frankfort, Kentucky
$123 per night | Hosts 2 Guests
”Spend the night at THE ONLY creekside stay on the main branch of the Elkhorn, and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the creek that carried you all day. This paddlers’ paradise is not your ordinary 'camping spot.' A Lotus Belle yurt, fire pit and shaded hangout spot are nestled between horse paddocks and open fields, 40 feet above the Elkhorn Creek near Peaks Mill. You’ll be struck by the quiet here, like it’s just you, the fireflies and the creek—and the occasional whiny of a horse.” — airbnb.com
Photo: airbnb.com

Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt

Frankfort, Kentucky
$123 per night | Hosts 2 Guests
”Spend the night at THE ONLY creekside stay on the main branch of the Elkhorn, and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the creek that carried you all day. This paddlers’ paradise is not your ordinary 'camping spot.' A Lotus Belle yurt, fire pit and shaded hangout spot are nestled between horse paddocks and open fields, 40 feet above the Elkhorn Creek near Peaks Mill. You’ll be struck by the quiet here, like it’s just you, the fireflies and the creek—and the occasional whiny of a horse.” — airbnb.com
The Yurt at Viking Longhall
Bainbridge, Ohio
$150 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”For the camper that wants a little more comfort we present for your consideration our 18'-diameter yurt. It contains 2 twin beds, and a queen size memory foam mattress bed, it also boasts a wooden floor. Very romantic getaway, cozy family get together or just socialising with friends this could be just the site you're looking for.” — hipcamp.com

The Yurt at Viking Longhall

Bainbridge, Ohio
$150 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”For the camper that wants a little more comfort we present for your consideration our 18'-diameter yurt. It contains 2 twin beds, and a queen size memory foam mattress bed, it also boasts a wooden floor. Very romantic getaway, cozy family get together or just socialising with friends this could be just the site you're looking for.” — hipcamp.com
The Yurt at Viking Longhall
Bainbridge, Ohio
$150 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”For the camper that wants a little more comfort we present for your consideration our 18'-diameter yurt. It contains 2 twin beds, and a queen size memory foam mattress bed, it also boasts a wooden floor. Very romantic getaway, cozy family get together or just socialising with friends this could be just the site you're looking for.” — hipcamp.com

The Yurt at Viking Longhall

Bainbridge, Ohio
$150 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”For the camper that wants a little more comfort we present for your consideration our 18'-diameter yurt. It contains 2 twin beds, and a queen size memory foam mattress bed, it also boasts a wooden floor. Very romantic getaway, cozy family get together or just socialising with friends this could be just the site you're looking for.” — hipcamp.com
The Yurt at Viking Longhall
Bainbridge, Ohio
$150 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”For the camper that wants a little more comfort we present for your consideration our 18'-diameter yurt. It contains 2 twin beds, and a queen size memory foam mattress bed, it also boasts a wooden floor. Very romantic getaway, cozy family get together or just socialising with friends this could be just the site you're looking for.” — hipcamp.com

The Yurt at Viking Longhall

Bainbridge, Ohio
$150 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”For the camper that wants a little more comfort we present for your consideration our 18'-diameter yurt. It contains 2 twin beds, and a queen size memory foam mattress bed, it also boasts a wooden floor. Very romantic getaway, cozy family get together or just socialising with friends this could be just the site you're looking for.” — hipcamp.com
Cliff Dweller
Campton, Kentucky
$261 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”It doesn’t get more extreme or unique than this folks! Bolted high above the canopy in the Red River Gorge, KY, Cliff Dweller is now our most extreme and athletic place to spend the night! After a journey up several hundred suspended stairs, welcome to your cliff kitchen, bathroom and bedroom for four. The rocks, the views, the adventure, the solitude. This has it all!” — airbnb.com
Photo: airbnb.com

Cliff Dweller

Campton, Kentucky
$261 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”It doesn’t get more extreme or unique than this folks! Bolted high above the canopy in the Red River Gorge, KY, Cliff Dweller is now our most extreme and athletic place to spend the night! After a journey up several hundred suspended stairs, welcome to your cliff kitchen, bathroom and bedroom for four. The rocks, the views, the adventure, the solitude. This has it all!” — airbnb.com
Cliff Dweller
Campton, Kentucky
$261 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”It doesn’t get more extreme or unique than this folks! Bolted high above the canopy in the Red River Gorge, KY, Cliff Dweller is now our most extreme and athletic place to spend the night! After a journey up several hundred suspended stairs, welcome to your cliff kitchen, bathroom and bedroom for four. The rocks, the views, the adventure, the solitude. This has it all!” — airbnb.com
Photo: airbnb.com

Cliff Dweller

Campton, Kentucky
$261 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”It doesn’t get more extreme or unique than this folks! Bolted high above the canopy in the Red River Gorge, KY, Cliff Dweller is now our most extreme and athletic place to spend the night! After a journey up several hundred suspended stairs, welcome to your cliff kitchen, bathroom and bedroom for four. The rocks, the views, the adventure, the solitude. This has it all!” — airbnb.com
Cliff Dweller
Campton, Kentucky
$261 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”It doesn’t get more extreme or unique than this folks! Bolted high above the canopy in the Red River Gorge, KY, Cliff Dweller is now our most extreme and athletic place to spend the night! After a journey up several hundred suspended stairs, welcome to your cliff kitchen, bathroom and bedroom for four. The rocks, the views, the adventure, the solitude. This has it all!” — airbnb.com
Photo: airbnb.com

Cliff Dweller

Campton, Kentucky
$261 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”It doesn’t get more extreme or unique than this folks! Bolted high above the canopy in the Red River Gorge, KY, Cliff Dweller is now our most extreme and athletic place to spend the night! After a journey up several hundred suspended stairs, welcome to your cliff kitchen, bathroom and bedroom for four. The rocks, the views, the adventure, the solitude. This has it all!” — airbnb.com
Cliff Dweller
Campton, Kentucky
$261 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”It doesn’t get more extreme or unique than this folks! Bolted high above the canopy in the Red River Gorge, KY, Cliff Dweller is now our most extreme and athletic place to spend the night! After a journey up several hundred suspended stairs, welcome to your cliff kitchen, bathroom and bedroom for four. The rocks, the views, the adventure, the solitude. This has it all!” — airbnb.com
Photo: airbnb.com

Cliff Dweller

Campton, Kentucky
$261 per night | Hosts 4 Guests
”It doesn’t get more extreme or unique than this folks! Bolted high above the canopy in the Red River Gorge, KY, Cliff Dweller is now our most extreme and athletic place to spend the night! After a journey up several hundred suspended stairs, welcome to your cliff kitchen, bathroom and bedroom for four. The rocks, the views, the adventure, the solitude. This has it all!” — airbnb.com