Looking for a way to get back to nature with the family without leaving civilization totally behind? “Glamping”, or camping-lite, is a great way to experience the great outdoors while also enjoying some of the comforts of home. We found shelters of all kinds, sizes and locales. Click through to find your match! (If you do want to camp, check out these ready-to-go, family-friendly sites.)  

In a Treehouse

Take to the skies in this luxury treehouse equipped with all the comforts of home (including heat and A/C!) You'll find two king-size beds with luxury linens, a complete kitchen, a terrace and BBQ, as well as free WiFi and satellite TV if you're feeling cut off from the world. (But isn't that sort of the point?)

Where: Putnam Valley, Ny

Distance from City: 1 hour

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— Gretchen Kunz & Ilyssa Smith