Love nature and the outdoor beauty of New Jersey, but not so fond of sleeping on the ground? I get it, and I’ve got good news, too: New Jersey glamping is the best of both worlds, and every year it’s becoming more popular and accessible. A mash-up of glamorous and camping, glamping is not necessarily royal treatment, but it certainly is a big step up from your average primitive campsite. Read on to learn about 15 amazing glamping destinations in New Jersey!
15 Spots for Glamping in New Jersey
1. Camp Griffin
Near the Voorhees and Nockamixon State Parks, you’ll find Camp Griffin: a 4-season 4-person canvas Pittstown Yurt tent propped up on a wooden platform in a grassy meadow. The hosts (who live in their home, visible from the tent) have outfitted the interior of the tent with a full-size bed (including sheets!) and a heater to keep you warm even in the winter. Enjoy the firepit and endless New Jersey glamping activities at the tips of your fingers.
2. Heavens Landing
50 miles from Manhattan and just off the Appalachian Trail, Heavens Landing is the perfect glamping in New Jersey location. In this Tentrr campsite, you’ll find a safari-style tent on a wooden platform decked out with at least one queen bed, a picnic table, fire pit, Adirondack chairs, and a heater. Talk about New Jersey glamping! Every campsite also has a simple camp toilet and Coleman Sun Shower.
3. Harriman State Park
Located on over 47,500 acres of Harriman State Park land, this second Tentrr campsite is the perfect New Jersey glamping getaway. With a picnic area, restroom, and parking space a short walk away, this 10-by-12 foot safari tent is elevated on a platform and will become your base from which you can explore the many bodies of water, hiking trails, and beaches, as well as admire an abundance of wildlife. Get comfortable in your queen-sized bed, enjoy the deck during the summer, and cozy up by the heater during the winter.
4. Holly Shores Camping Resort
At Holly Shores Camping Resort, every glamorous tent is a whopping 16-by-20 feet with air conditioning and heating, a mini kitchen, bathroom, king bed, and two twin beds. Outside it gets even better with a large covered deck, barbecue grill, picnic table, and firepit. Four lucky guests will be all set to have the glamping experience of their lives!
5. Beachcomber Camping Resort – Tiny House
Not into tents at all? Then you should take your New Jersey glamping to the tiny house village at Beachcomber Camping Resort in Cape May. Each tiny house is a one-room and one-bathroom unit decked out with bunk beds, a queen bed, mini kitchen, TV, heating, and air conditioning. Who said being close to nature had to be uncomfortable? The resort even has a pool!
6. Beachcomber Camping Resort – Authentic Tee Pee
Decided you actually are into tents, but just don’t like the time-suck of set-up? Located elsewhere in Beachcomber Camping Resort, you’ll find an authentic-looking Sioux Indian Tee Pee on the outside—decked out with modern amenities on the inside, including two bunk beds, electricity, chairs, a carpet, a mini-fridge, a microwave, and a coffee pot. This is sure to satisfy your every New Jersey glamping need. A short walk away you’ll find the outhouse and showers.
7. The Hippy Hut
The Hippy Hut in East Windsor is exactly what it sounds like: a hippy glamping New Jersey experience. The hut is serviced with a futon, couch, sleeping mattresses, and bedding, and is in close proximity to an outhouse, heated outdoor shower, hammocks, and sauna! A camping stove, mini-fridge, and coffee maker are also at your disposal, as well as firewood for the firepit, and fresh eggs from the host’s free-range chickens.
8. Glamping Tree House
What better way to go glamping in New Jersey and reconnect with nature than spending a couple of nights up in the trees? This treehouse is found at a campsite near Sea Isle City Beach. Inside guests will find three bunk beds, a sofa bed, a half bathroom, a kitchen, and a flatscreen TV. The camping grounds also have hot showers a short distance away from the treehouse. Families with children will be happy to know that, in addition to the beach, there’s also a nearby playground and recreational room. Glamping in New Jersey is for everyone!
9. Timberline Lake Camping Resort
At Timberline Lake, you don’t just rent a log cabin—you can rent a deluxe log cabin, which includes a small kitchen, full bathroom, air conditioning, TV, four single beds, and one full-sized bed. Outside you’ll find a covered porch area, a propane grill, a picnic area, a spigot for running water, and a firepit with a grill grate. What better way to go glamping in New Jersey than in a glamorous log cabin?
10. The Depot Travel Park
The Depot Travel Park is the closest campground to the beaches at Cape May. There you can rent an RV on site (which includes a full kitchen, full bathroom, couch, table, master bedroom, and three bunk beds—all on wheels!), and experience one of the best New Jersey glamping destinations in the entire state. The campgrounds feature great facilities just a walk away from the beach, shopping destinations, and a mouth-watering food scene.
11. King Nummy Trail Campground
Who says that glamping in New Jersey is just for adults? Not at King Nummy Trail, where parents can rest assured that their children will be fully entertained at the beach, at the pool, or on boardwalk rides. One of their comfortable cabins can host up to six people with its full bed, bunk bed, and loft. Summers will be comfortable thanks to the air conditioning, and adults can enjoy themselves on the porch, at the picnic table, by the fire pit, or cooking with the charcoal grill. This particular cabin even has a full kitchen and full bathroom—glamorously remote, and glamorously self-sufficient!
12. Indian Rock RV Park and Campground
At Indian Rock Campground, you can rent one of three colorful one-room cabins, each with its own variation of sleeping arrangements. Inside you’ll find a lamp, rustic decorations, a fan, and a coffee maker. Outside you can hang out at the picnic table, or by the fire pit—what else could you possibly need while glamping in New Jersey?
13. Adventure Bound Camping Resort
At Adventure Bound Camping Resort, you can take your New Jersey glamping to the next level by renting out the deluxe two-bedroom cabin, which can host up to six guests. Inside, treat yourself with a full kitchen (including a full fridge—that’s hard to find!), full shower, air conditioning, and heating. Outside you can relax alongside a fire pit, picnic table, and barbecue grill.
14. Sun Retreats Long Beach Island
Beach glamping in New Jersey is easy at Sun Retreats on Long Beach Island. Their one-room cabins can host two to four people, who will sleep easy with either heating or air conditioning, enjoy the kitchenette, and entertain themselves with the TV on rainy days. Outside you can hang out under the covered porch, by the picnic table, near the fire pit, or cook on the grill. There’s even wi-fi!
15. Old Cedar Campground
At Old Cedar Campground, you can rent their primitive cabins—which actually, with their air conditioning and electricity (that’s right, outlets!) aren’t all that primitive at all. Rest assured that you’ll get the chance to stretch your legs anyway—restrooms and showers are just a short walk away. The picnic table and fire ring will also draw you to relax outdoors.
Wrapping Up Glamping in New Jersey
You are now armed with the knowledge of the 15 best places to go New Jersey glamping. Say farewell to the hours of setup and cleanup that comes with traditional camping!
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