16 Whimsical 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.
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Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt
Frankfort, Kentucky
Yurt | $108/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 made-in-the-USA 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
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Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt

Frankfort, Kentucky
Yurt | $108/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 made-in-the-USA 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
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Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt
Frankfort, Kentucky
Yurt | $108/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 made-in-the-USA 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
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Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt

Frankfort, Kentucky
Yurt | $108/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 made-in-the-USA 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
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Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt
Frankfort, Kentucky
Yurt | $108/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 made-in-the-USA 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
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Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt

Frankfort, Kentucky
Yurt | $108/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 made-in-the-USA 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
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The Yurt at Viking Longhall
Peebles, Ohio
One Site | $150/night | Hosts 4 guests
"For the camper that wants a little more comfort we present for your consideration our 18-foot-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 socializing with friends, this could be just the site you’re looking for. Sitting on the 5-acre Viking Longhall campground, the site contains some quite unusual unique buildings the yurt, a 16' Viking wedge tent, two small cottage buildings, a screened in bar, a medieval war wagon and the 60-foot Longhall all surrounded by a creek on three sides giving it a very private secluded feel." — Hipcamp
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The Yurt at Viking Longhall

Peebles, Ohio
One Site | $150/night | Hosts 4 guests
"For the camper that wants a little more comfort we present for your consideration our 18-foot-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 socializing with friends, this could be just the site you’re looking for. Sitting on the 5-acre Viking Longhall campground, the site contains some quite unusual unique buildings the yurt, a 16' Viking wedge tent, two small cottage buildings, a screened in bar, a medieval war wagon and the 60-foot Longhall all surrounded by a creek on three sides giving it a very private secluded feel." — Hipcamp
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The Yurt at Viking Longhall
Peebles, Ohio
One Site | $150/night | Hosts 4 guests
"For the camper that wants a little more comfort we present for your consideration our 18-foot-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 socializing with friends, this could be just the site you’re looking for. Sitting on the 5-acre Viking Longhall campground, the site contains some quite unusual unique buildings the yurt, a 16' Viking wedge tent, two small cottage buildings, a screened in bar, a medieval war wagon and the 60-foot Longhall all surrounded by a creek on three sides giving it a very private secluded feel." — Hipcamp

The Yurt at Viking Longhall

Peebles, Ohio
One Site | $150/night | Hosts 4 guests
"For the camper that wants a little more comfort we present for your consideration our 18-foot-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 socializing with friends, this could be just the site you’re looking for. Sitting on the 5-acre Viking Longhall campground, the site contains some quite unusual unique buildings the yurt, a 16' Viking wedge tent, two small cottage buildings, a screened in bar, a medieval war wagon and the 60-foot Longhall all surrounded by a creek on three sides giving it a very private secluded feel." — Hipcamp
The Yurt at Viking Longhall
Peebles, Ohio
One Site | $150/night | Hosts 4 guests
"For the camper that wants a little more comfort we present for your consideration our 18-foot-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 socializing with friends, this could be just the site you’re looking for. Sitting on the 5-acre Viking Longhall campground, the site contains some quite unusual unique buildings the yurt, a 16' Viking wedge tent, two small cottage buildings, a screened in bar, a medieval war wagon and the 60-foot Longhall all surrounded by a creek on three sides giving it a very private secluded feel." — Hipcamp

The Yurt at Viking Longhall

Peebles, Ohio
One Site | $150/night | Hosts 4 guests
"For the camper that wants a little more comfort we present for your consideration our 18-foot-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 socializing with friends, this could be just the site you’re looking for. Sitting on the 5-acre Viking Longhall campground, the site contains some quite unusual unique buildings the yurt, a 16' Viking wedge tent, two small cottage buildings, a screened in bar, a medieval war wagon and the 60-foot Longhall all surrounded by a creek on three sides giving it a very private secluded feel." — Hipcamp
Treehouse Off the Grid
Germantown, Kentucky
Entire Treehouse | $189/night | Hosts 5 guests
"For those wanting 'off the grid nature experience,' the treehouse does have electricity, lights, full kitchenette, and back up space heater. You will stay super cozy with a favorite feature — an inside wood-burning stove. Make sure to watch our show The Kentucky Climbers Cottage prior to coming. People say it makes the stay more enjoyable." — Airbnb
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Treehouse Off the Grid

Germantown, Kentucky
Entire Treehouse | $189/night | Hosts 5 guests
"For those wanting 'off the grid nature experience,' the treehouse does have electricity, lights, full kitchenette, and back up space heater. You will stay super cozy with a favorite feature — an inside wood-burning stove. Make sure to watch our show The Kentucky Climbers Cottage prior to coming. People say it makes the stay more enjoyable." — Airbnb
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Treehouse Off the Grid
Germantown, Kentucky
Entire Treehouse | $189/night | Hosts 5 guests
"For those wanting 'off the grid nature experience,' the treehouse does have electricity, lights, full kitchenette, and back up space heater. You will stay super cozy with a favorite feature — an inside wood-burning stove. Make sure to watch our show The Kentucky Climbers Cottage prior to coming. People say it makes the stay more enjoyable." — Airbnb
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Treehouse Off the Grid

Germantown, Kentucky
Entire Treehouse | $189/night | Hosts 5 guests
"For those wanting 'off the grid nature experience,' the treehouse does have electricity, lights, full kitchenette, and back up space heater. You will stay super cozy with a favorite feature — an inside wood-burning stove. Make sure to watch our show The Kentucky Climbers Cottage prior to coming. People say it makes the stay more enjoyable." — Airbnb
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Treehouse Off the Grid
Germantown, Kentucky
Entire Treehouse | $189/night | Hosts 5 guests
"For those wanting 'off the grid nature experience,' the treehouse does have electricity, lights, full kitchenette, and back up space heater. You will stay super cozy with a favorite feature — an inside wood-burning stove. Make sure to watch our show The Kentucky Climbers Cottage prior to coming. People say it makes the stay more enjoyable." — Airbnb
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Treehouse Off the Grid

Germantown, Kentucky
Entire Treehouse | $189/night | Hosts 5 guests
"For those wanting 'off the grid nature experience,' the treehouse does have electricity, lights, full kitchenette, and back up space heater. You will stay super cozy with a favorite feature — an inside wood-burning stove. Make sure to watch our show The Kentucky Climbers Cottage prior to coming. People say it makes the stay more enjoyable." — Airbnb
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Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls Yurt
Logan, Ohio
Yurt | $299/night | Hosts 2 guests
"Our yurt is light and airy. It is fully heated and air conditioned. There is a small nook for eating or working. The yurt has a full bathroom with a stand up shower. A gas log stove provides ambiance in the winter months. Enjoy the outside deck and chairs when the weather permits. A full breakfast is included with your stay and is served daily in our restaurant." — Airbnb
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Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls Yurt

Logan, Ohio
Yurt | $299/night | Hosts 2 guests
"Our yurt is light and airy. It is fully heated and air conditioned. There is a small nook for eating or working. The yurt has a full bathroom with a stand up shower. A gas log stove provides ambiance in the winter months. Enjoy the outside deck and chairs when the weather permits. A full breakfast is included with your stay and is served daily in our restaurant." — Airbnb
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