Imagine taking your kids on a camping trip that includes farm animals (even llamas!) you can pet and feed, yard games galore, a large luxury tent with an actual bed, and even a fully working loo! Just across the Columbia river, LisBon Acres offers a dream glamping Tentrr site with all of the amenities above and more. Pack your bags and get ready for a family getaway that is guaranteed to create memories that last a lifetime. Read on for all of the details and to find out what’s so special about a Tentrr site.

photo: by Annette Benedetti

What is Tentrr?

LisBon Acres offers visiting families an extraordinary stay in their Tentrr Signature site. So what is Tentrr? Tentrr has over 800 locations around the country and connects adventurers with private landowners who want to share what's special about their land with travelers. Tentrr Signature sites let people camp in style with no equipment required. Tentrr partners like LisBon Acres offer a curated glamping experience with the opportunity for luxury add-ons and local experiences that will make your trip even more memorable.  

LisBon Acres

Get ready for a dream Glamping experience at this special hobby farm nestled in the foothills of Amboy. Just an hour drive from Portland, it's the perfect adventure for families with children of all ages. The glamping site itself is packed with things for both kids and adults alike to do. Right outside your tent you'll find a duck pond teaming with ducks and geese at play. There are yard games and a little playground with a slide, seesaw and more. The folks at LisBon offer a tour of the farm with your stay, which means you and your kiddos get to pet and feed lamas, baby goats, bunnies and more. There are even donkeys, chickens and a bee hive they make honey from! Expect your stay to be fun and educational.

 

photo: By Annette Benedetti

LisBon Amenities

LisBon offers a true glamping experience for families who want to get out in nature, but appreciate a luxurious experience. The main canvas tent has a queen bed with a comfy mattress that will make you almost feel like you are sleeping in your own bed. Mom and dad can enjoy this space to themselves or put the kiddos on the carpeted floor in their sleeping bags. The space is lit by solar lighting and solar lanterns and there is propane heater for cold nights.

Your reservation also includes a dome camping tent that can comfortably fit three to four adults or up to six kiddos. There's a covered kitchen area with a three-burner propane camp stove, two sinks, and a sitting area. When you need to use the restroom, not to worry, the loo includes a seated composting toilet appropriately named "The Throne", and a shower stall where there is a hot-water on demand system.

The camp site has a great fire pit along with two Adirondack chairs and two hammock chairs for just lounging about enjoying yourself! And there is plenty of firewood and starter materials for the campfire. This  glamping site has it all. You don't even have to worry about water. A five-gallon water container is supplied in the kitchen area, and there is a solar shower bag in the LisBon Loo for hand washing. 

photo: By Annette Benedetti

Additional Activities

If your family wants to embark on adventures off of the farm, this location offers access to so much more. You'll find boating, kayaking, swimming, hiking and so much more. The following are just some of our favorite opportunities:

  1. Swim and kayak at Lake Merwin, (just 15 minutes away).
  2. Explore the wonders of Mt. St. Helens' South side including the Ape Cave lava tube and Lava Canyon.
  3. Visit Pomeroy Farm, Chelatchie Prarie Railroad, North Clark Historical Museum, and the Cedar Creek Grist Mill. 

Hikes
There are tons of trails to hike nearby that are appropriate for all ages and abilities. The following are some of our favorites:

  1. Lucia or Moulton Falls: An easy 1.1 mile hike with a gorgeous waterer fall.
  2. Moulton Falls - East Fork of the Lewis River Trail: Easy 5.3 mile out and back trail. This is a favored swimming spot
  3. Bells Mountain Trail: A 16 mile out and back trail featuring a waterfall. It's long, but fairly easy for younger hikers.

The Details

Rates start at $125/night
Location and details available here.

photo: By Annette Benedetti

Extras

Make your glamping experience even more comfortable with the LisBon addons. You can order the bedding package so you don't have to bring sleeping bags. There's a kitchen kit available so you can leave all of your own utensils at home. There's even a comfort and cozy beverage kit. Who doesn't love coffee first thing in the morning? You can find the addons here

—Annette Benedetti

Editor’s note: This trip was paid for by Tentrr but all opinions expressed here belong to the writer.

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