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The 11 Best Spots for Glamping in Maryland

Are you planning a glamping trip in Maryland? Is there a unique outdoor accommodation besides an RV that you’re hoping to settle in? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

Maryland is one of the best states to glamp in, thanks to its various glamping accommodations. When visiting the Old Line State’s urban and natural attractions, a guest’s place to stay ought to be just as extraordinary!

Read on to learn about these glamorous and unforgettable locations for glamping in Maryland!

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Glamping in Western Maryland

1. Ella’s Enchanted Treehouses, Bittenger

Treehouses may have been a childhood highlight, but Ella’s Enchanted Treehouses lets everybody enjoy their adventurous perks – not just children! This wooded year-round treehouse retreat offers many elevated, fully furnished, and different-sized shelters that hold around 3–6 glampers.

A fun fact about some of these Maryland glamping shelters is that Treehouse Masters engineered them. They come with full utilities, including heating and air conditioning. Three treehouses each have specific designs for certain glampers: couples, families, and glampers needing ADA accessibility.

When you’re not glamping, hike from the Meadow Mountain trailhead, which is less than a mile away. With Deep Creek Lake close by, swimming and fishing are available. If you’re glamping here during the winter, you can go snowmobiling or visit the Wisp Ski Resort for some skiing.

2. Deep Creek Lake Log Cabin, Oakland

This pet-friendly log cabin of the forested Yellowstone Village is a perfect Maryland glampsite for family get-togethers. Though it sleeps up to six people, the cabin is also perfect for a couple’s getaway. It comes with a year-round hot tub, a private master suite, and an elevator!

This two-bedroom, two-bathroom cabin has many home amenities and appliances you need for your glamping vacation. It includes a fully equipped kitchen and laundry room, firewood for the stone fireplace, a cathedral ceiling, internet access, and more luxuries.

Outside the cabin you’ll find paved roads for biking, jogging, and natural sightseeing. Check out the nearby golf courses, trails, and horse-riding facilities, along with Deep Creek Lake for some boating. If you’re glamping in Maryland during the winter, be sure to go skiing.

3. Savage River Lodge, Frostburg

Savage River Lodge is one of the most highly-rated glampsites in Maryland. It’s open year-round, and the staff is committed to providing friendly and relaxed hospitality for their guests. In addition to catered or fine dining and guest rewards, glampers are in for luxury during their stay!

Besides the lodge itself, other glamping accommodations include yurts and private cabins. The yurts are fully equipped and furnished and surrounded by peaceful forested acres. The same is true for the pet-friendly cabins, which come with differing amenities depending on their design.

Glampers are treated to packages and various surprises when they reserve their spots at the lodge. These perks include reduced stay rates, bottles of choice house wine, private massages, floral bouquets, and wine-tasting kits.

4. Yorkie Acres Farm Glamping Yurt, Friendsville

If you like glamping and farm animals, the glamping yurt at Yorkie Acres Farm is the place for you! The kid-friendly yurt is situated on a working farm and sleeps up to four guests (but no pets). It has three sleeping arrangements with mesh bags included for stripping provided linens for the laundry.

Though this Maryland glampsite is in a rural setting, it’s far from primitive. A heater and air-conditioning unit are set up depending on the season. There’s also a nearby pavilion with a kitchenette, a bathhouse with a sink and shower, a compost toilet, and a garbage bin.

The Youghiogheny River is about 9 minutes away if you’re interested in fishing, rafting, or other water activities. Land activities include hiking and biking; in the winter, you can go skiing and snowboarding. You also have an opportunity to feed the goats and check out the farm’s livestock!

Glamping in Central and Western Central Maryland

glamping house in the woods

5. Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort, Williamsport

Maryland’s Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park is an award-winning campground and waterpark, perfect for families. All RV sites are full hookups and are pet-friendly with either pull-through or back-in sites. If you want to be close to the aquatic fun, there are sites nearby, while other sites offer more privacy.

Though the campground has rustic cabins, glampers may also rent luxury cabins, as well as cottages. A few amenities that are included are hot tubs, screened-in porches, cable TV, air-conditioning, heating, and full kitchens and bathrooms.

It’s not just the water slides, ninja course, lazy river, miniature golf, and other park activities that families will enjoy here. Guests glamping in Maryland can visit the Antietam National Battlefield and the Appalachian Trail for the history or the sights.

6. Maple Tree Campground, Rohrersville

Here is another treehouse option for glamping in Maryland! The Maple Tree Campground has a treehouse camp nestled up to the Appalachian Trail, providing good hiking while you’re here. River rafting is also another activity glampers can participate in.

Glampers can stay in pet-friendly, year-round, or three-season treehouses, tree cottages, or specialty treehouses. The latter shelters are newly and uniquely constructed for a more interesting glamping experience. Some have a second floor, stained glass windows, and solar lights.

Though the hosts don’t consider this rustic retreat a real glampsite, the treehouses stand out from normal camping shelters. Certain amenities like hot outdoor showers, nearby eateries, and electricity in one of the specialty treehouses provide a less primitive experience.

7. Cherry Hill Park, College Park

If you’re visiting Washington DC, Cherry Hill Park is the best glampsite in Maryland that’s close to the nation’s capital. Glampers with RVs have a choice of standard or premium full-hookup sites, whether they’re back-ins or pull-throughs.

Non-RV campers have a choice of yurts, group cottages, log cabins, and glamping pods. Luxurious amenities in some of these shelters include full furnishings, climate control, built-in beds with linens, Wi-Fi, and electricity. Even though the yurts don’t allow pets, the log cabins do.

Cherry Hill offers many activities for glampers to entertain themselves. Tractor rides, miniature golf, dog runs, gem mining, and other activities promise an exciting time! If you want to venture out of Cherry Hill Park, its on-site bus depot will take you to DC.

8. Little Bennett Campground, Clarksburg

Next to Little Bennett Regional Park is its wooded campground, another Maryland glamping spot. There are 91 campsites with lettered sections that offer two camping options: RV and tent camping. The RV sites have full hookups, and a few sites are also pull-throughs.

Little Bennett’s yurts and two-room cabins sleep 4–6 people. One cabin accommodates wheelchairs, while the yurts and a few cabins allow pets for an additional fee. Glampers have access to many amenities, including public Wi-Fi, self-serve laundry, and potable water spigots.

One thing to consider is that this Maryland glampsite doesn’t offer winter camping in its cabins.

While you’re staying here, take advantage of the 30 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails. Maybe play a round of golf. If you’re weekend glamping in Maryland, book your stay here for the camp’s weekend activities that are suited for all ages!

Glamping in Eastern Maryland

glamping with sea view.

9. Sun Outdoors Frontier Town, Berlin

When glamping in Maryland, one of the last things you’d expect to find at Sinepuxent Bay’s shores is the Wild West. Sun Outdoors Frontier Town promises families and glampers a fun and wild time!

Frontier Town may be an RV resort, but it doesn’t consist solely of full-hookup, pull-through, and back-in sites. Glampers without RVs can stay in the resort’s provided RV rentals and pet-friendly cabins and cottages. To further the Wild West experience, covered wagons are also set up as glamping shelters!

There are many activities here that will keep guests entertained during their Maryland glamping trip. Sinepuxent Bay offers jet skiing, fishing, boating, and kayaking. Throughout the park, guests can enjoy mountain biking, ziplining, gold panning, swimming, miniature golf, and more.

Don’t forget to try out the exciting high ropes course!

10. Sun Outdoors Ocean City, Berlin

Perhaps your idea of glamping in Maryland doesn’t include Frontier Town. Another Sun Outdoors location that’s perfect for glamping is Ocean City. It’s another RV resort on Maryland’s Eastern Shore with plenty of excitement for people of all ages and pets.

The full-hookup RV sites accommodate 45-foot-long RVs and have plenty of space for slideouts. Glampers without an RV can stay in cottage rentals. The cottages have many homey amenities and appliances, with the exception of linens, which glampers must bring themselves.

If you brought your dog to this Maryland glampsite, take a walk at Bark Beach or check out the dog park. Visit the splash pad or the Frozen Sun Tiki Bar; go paddleboarding, kayaking, or fishing; or play miniature golf. Like Frontier Town, glampers have a variety of entertainment.

If you’re a horse lover, take a shuttle ride to Assateague Island to see the island’s wild horses!

11. Chesapeake Bay Navy Cabin, Port Republic

On top of a cliff overlooking the Chesapeake Bay coastline is the rustic but cozy Navy Cabin. It’s just the place if you desire direct waterfront views for your Maryland glamping trip! Up to five guests are welcome to stay at this pet-friendly cabin.

Each level has one bedroom and one bathroom. Surprisingly, it’s the secondary bedroom on the upper floor, not the master bedroom, that has the best scenic coastal views. You can eat in or outside with a private barbeque, surrounded by peace, quiet, and nature as you view the bay.

The cabin offers comfortable amenities like heating, air-conditioning, and a fully equipped kitchen. And unlike most private cabins, this one supplies linens and towels for a modest fee. For entertainment purposes, glampers can enjoy the two HD TVs and TiVo DVR, read, and play games.

Choose Your Glamping Adventure in Maryland!

Are you ready to go glamping in Maryland? There are plenty of unique accommodations for you to choose from as you visit the state’s urban or natural attractions. Glamp your own way for the best vacation on the East Coast!

Visit our Glamping Archives for more ideas on where to glamp in America! And take a look at our Glamping 101 post to learn all you need to know about glamorous camping trips.