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 Tricked-Out Tipi

Make your kid’s dreams come true and spend the night in this handmade 18 ft. tall Sioux tipi. Complete with an indoor and outdoor stone fireplace, outdoor shower, wifi, and complimentary bottle of chardonnay, this glamping site allows your family to be one with the great outdoors. Explore the nearby trout stream and waterfall or venture half a mile to Woodstock villagethe famed artist colony.

Where:  Woodstock, Ny

Distance from City: 2 hours.

photo: glampinghub.com

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— Gretchen Kunz & Ilyssa Smith