Are you looking to experience an unforgettable adventure in Connecticut? Try glamping – the new travel trend. Experience the great outdoors and still enjoy the luxury of having a comfortable bed, a hot shower, maybe your own private pool, or even a game room when you go glamping in Connecticut.
Why go glamping in Connecticut? Because! Small in size but big on beautiful landscapes, fun experiences, with a great deal of attractions that will make you want to return even before you leave. That’s the Connecticut effect. So, whether you’re looking to chill after attending one of the best music festivals in Connecticut or seeking an alternative to Connecticut Airbnbs, this list will have you covered.
Connecticut Glamping Quick Breakdown
To help you decide on your next adventure in Connecticut, I have listed different glamping spots where you can become one with nature. Whatever and however you want to spend your weekend getaway, I’m sure you’ll find the perfect space for you. From a treehouse to a romantic cabin, and even some of the most unique accommodation in the USA, I have it here.
Overall Best Glamping in Connecticut – The Barn
Best Romantic Glamping in Connecticut – Rustic Lakeside Cabin at White Gate Farm
Best Treehouse Glamping in Connecticut – Heavenly Treehouse
Best Family-Friendly Glamping in Connecticut – The Carriage House
Most Unique Glamping in Connecticut – Spectacular Silo House on Litchfield Hills Estate
14 Best Places For Glamping in Connecticut
Alright, let’s dive into the full list and really explore the best glamping this state has to offer. No matter what your budget or the experience you’re looking for, this list has got you covered!
1. Glamping at The Barn
Where: Lakeville, Connecticut
Price: $285+ per night
Get a taste of Connecticut’s glamping culture while staying in this rustic-chic rebuilt 1920s hay barn. Lakeville, where The Barn is located, makes an excellent basecamp for golfing, skiing, and exploring state parks and museums.
Whether you are a traveling couple or with a group, The Barn is perfect as it provides both the privacy you need and has an open space to move around comfortably. This beautiful barn boasts scenic marsh views, wildlife, and a clear milky way view. Together with the breathtaking scenery, the barn features lavish and well-appointed furnishings, including plush beddings, SMART technology (WiFi, bright lighting with Alexa, TV with Firestick and cable), cooling and heating, and a whole house Auto-Backup Generator.
2. The Carriage House
Where: New London, Connecticut
Price: $250+ per night
At the Carriage House, you can enjoy great comfort and extravagant living. This fully equipped, family-friendly home goes above and beyond, with added features such as thermostat heating, air conditioning, an electric fireplace, a working space, and a washer and dryer.
Besides enjoying a swim at your own private beach, the neighborhood where the Carriage House is located also offers fun things. You can choose to explore the local attractions in New London or drive to the nearest city and visit spots like Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, and the Village. If you love casino playing, Mohegan Sun is only a 25-minute drive. On days you decide to stay home, you can keep your children (and yourself) entertained with a few movie collections, games, or easy-read books.
3. Heavenly Treehouse Glamping
Where: Willington, Connecticut
Price: $263+ per night
What better way to have an authentic glamping experience than to stay in a treehouse! Heavenly Treehouse in Willington provides a spot for a cozy and carefree stay. During your stay in this retreat, you will feel isolated from the rest of the world while still giving you access to modern comforts. All your needs for a warm and enjoyable stay are available in the treehouse. It is built with a kitchenette, bathroom, and shower. Heavenly Treehouse even features WiFi to allow you to get work done!
You can take a lovely walk through the farm, take naps in the gazebo, or sit around the fire and reconnect with each other and nature.
4. Rustic Lakeside Cabin at White Gate Farm
Where: Norwich, Connecticut
Price: $372+ per night
If you’re looking to experience romantic sunsets surrounded by Connecticut’s natural beauty, we recommend staying in this rustic lakeside cabin at White Gate Farm.
This private cabin is located in the especially beautiful Lake Pattagansett, where you can enjoy a magical and intimate escapade with your special someone. The cabin is perfect for 2; it features a mezzanine bedroom with views of the lake, a kitchen, and outdoor space to enjoy picnics and bonfires. During the day, you can enjoy activities like swimming, fishing, and hiking trails. End the night with a glass of wine cuddled up with the love of your life.
5. Spectacular Silo House on Litchfield Hills Estate
Where: Ashboard, Connecticut
Price: $628+ per night
Your stay in this Silo House is nothing like any other camping experience you can imagine. It is situated in Litchfield Hills, a 170-acre estate that features beautiful views of the woods and meadows, the pond, and the flying brook.
This silo house is just as comfortable and cozy, luxurious even! The home features an open, two-story floor plan with a fully-equipped kitchen, a large open living room, and a separate seating area with a TV. Relax your muscles and calm your mind while enjoying a bath in the luxurious soaking tub. Bond with your family or friends while on a picnic by the canopy on the north side of the property. This Silo House is the very definition of a unique glamping experience.
6. Beaver Pond Camping at Farm Winery
Where: Somers, Connecticut
Price: $100+ per night
This tent nestled on the edge of Beaver pond at Farm Winery offers a memorable glamping experience. For active campers, Beaver Pond Camping is a great choice. Boasting a range of activities to enjoy like hiking, wine tasting, canoeing and kayaking, and some fishing.
Amenities include a queen bed with a memory foam mattress, a propane heater to keep you warm at night, an outdoor toilet, and a shower. The campfire grill allows you to cook your own meals or barbecue on your own private campsite. Bring some marshmallows for a smores night!
7. Classic Lake House
Where: Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut
Price: $574+ per night
This classic lake house is the perfect quick getaway adventure for you and your family. This vacation home is fully furnished – have five bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a kitchen with dining that seats 8. Outside, you can access the property’s impressive facilities, such as a canoe, a stand-up paddleboard, and sit-on-top kayaks.
Lakeside Ferns boasts to be an allergen-reduced environment. They ensure regular air filter maintenance and use hypoallergenic, environmentally friendly, non-toxic soap for the linens and towels. Spend quiet afternoons in the hammock, or watch from the dock as the skies change into beautiful colors as the sun sets, or gather around the firepit as you and your family talk about the fun adventures of the day.
8. A waterfront bungalow on beautiful Keeny Cove
Where: Waterford, Connecticut
Price: $346+ per night
If you’re looking for a place that has it all, a place that has access to the fun activities, the wildlife, and beautiful scenery, and provides modern amenities to ensure a comfortable and memorable vacation – I found the perfect spot for you.
Set on Keeny Cove, this beautiful bungalow can be your own slice of heaven on earth. With two bedrooms (one with a queen-size bed and the other a full-size bed), it sleeps up to six. For fun, head to the beach and lounge at the Adirondack chairs while getting that tan. You can also use the following amenities: three kayaks, one paddle board, paddles and life vests (at a small additional $20 per person, per stay cost). End the day with a gathering around the fire pit to complete your glamping experience.
9. Finnegan’s Farm, West Yurt
Where: New Milford, Connecticut
West Yurt best describes the word glamping. Located in Finnegan’s Farm, this yurt offers both the luxury of modern living within 18 acres of beautiful landscape and views. Inside the tent, there is a queen-size bed, while the cozy carpet and candle decors complete the romantic feel. Outdoor amenities include a composting toilet, a charcoal grill, and a picnic area. You can check out great restaurants in town and try great wine and beers from different wineries and breweries. Best of all, stargazing here will give you a sense of peace and calm.
10. Fabulous Tiny House
Where: Norwich, Connecticut
This magical tiny house offers a secluded retreat so that couples can enjoy quality time away from the city. Apart from this, it offers a full-size bed to ensure a good night’s sleep, an indoor electric fireplace, and other thoughtful additions, including a chandelier, a cabinet, table and chairs, and USB ports for devices.
During the warmer season, use the outdoor shower to fully experience being in nature. The beautiful surroundings of the tiny house make it the perfect venue for a barbecue meal.
11. Meadow Ridge Farm
Where: Stafford Springs, Connecticut
Price: $155+ per night
The best part about staying at Meadow Ridge Farm is that it is very secluded yet never a dull moment either. It’s the perfect place to explore and spend a chill weekend with your family.
While you’re here, take advantage of the different experiences you can enjoy, like beautiful hiking trails, wineries, distilleries, and historical tours. The tent features basic camping amenities – a queen bunk bed, indoor fireplace, picnic table and chairs, a fire pit, and an outdoor toilet.
12. Your Huckleberry Farms Backwoods Edition
Where: Ashboard, Connecticut
Price: $96+ per night
This glamping site in Ashford offers you an opportunity to see nature’s beauty, from the forest to rivers, meadows, and lakes. This is a place where you can relax and rejuvenate in a serene environment.
The tent features modern comforts and is outfitted with a queen bed with a memory foam mattress, an indoor propane heater, a camp table and benches, and a hammock. After a full day of sightseeing, you can bond at the firepit while making smores.
13. Waterfront Cottage in Branford
Where: Branford, Connecticut
Price: $970+ per night
Waterfront Cottage is one of the most expensive spaces for glamping in Connecticut, but it is worth every penny! Thanks to the cottage’s well-thought amenities, you and the rest of the family can experience the “glamour” of camping. The open-plan family room and kitchen make it a perfect spot to socialize while preparing meals.
Relieve your sore muscles and relax while soaking in a warm bathtub or enjoy a sunset soak at the outdoor hot tub. During cool nights, invite everyone to gather around the fire pit while savoring a glass of beer.
14. The Cabin on Pachaug Pond
Where: Griswold, Connecticut
Price: $300+ per night
Head to this cabin in Pachaug Pond if you are going glamping with your family or friends. Perfect for eight glampers, it features three bedrooms and a sleeping loft, a family room with an indoor fireplace, and a screened porch (which can be used as extra sleeping space during the summer).
Wake up to a beautiful view of the lake and then enjoy fun experiences like fishing or hiking the nearby Pachaug Forest. The cabin has its own deck, a fire pit, and a private dock to access the lake.
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