The 10 Best Sites for Glamping in Arizona

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The Best Sites for Glamping in Arizona
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Updated Feb 07, 2024
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Luxury glamping in the US is having a bit of a moment as of late and we're here for it. With new camps and sites developing all over the country, it's hard to know where to begin. But to truly immerse yourselves in nature, relaxation and luxury, we recommend starting with the lesser-known adventure spots, especially sites for glamping in Arizona.

While the state is famous for the Grand Canyon, there are many more places to explore. With desert vistas galore, glamping in Arizona won't disappoint. It serves as the perfect place to enjoy a romantic getaway, couple's trip, anniversary trip or bachelorette party. Here, we've gathered our top picks for where to go glamping in Arizona.

Verde Ranch Resort for the best glamping in AZ
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Shash Dine EcoRetreat

Those looking to take a step back in time are going to love Shash Dine EcoRetreat - located on land dating back to ancient times, remnants of its history are something to be marveled at. The accommodation itself comes in all shapes and sizes, from canvas Bell tents, to traditional Navajo hogans, cabins and sheepherder wagons.

Things to Do: With wagon trails surrounded by antique glass, hikers are almost guaranteed to stumble across petroglyphs, shards of pottery and arrowheads. Shash Dine EcoRetreat is a place of peace and nature, honoring long-standing Navajo traditions and culture in an off-the-grid location.

4.5 Star Rating | Read Reviews

Under Canvas Grand Canyon

Under Canvas glamping for the best getaways in AZ
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It's time to unplug at the beautiful Under Canvas glamping site. Remote locations promise gloriously quiet and peaceful spaces, perfect for exploring during the day and cozy storytelling under the stars in the evening… there's even a sweets station to indulge before a sumptuous night of sleep.

Things to Do: Settle into life out of the fast lane and time to enjoy nature by taking advantage of both on-site and off-site activities. Even better, you can bring your furbaby.

4.5 Star Rating | Read Reviews

Wander Camp Grand Canyon

Wander Camp Grand Canyon in Arizona for your honeymoon
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Wander Camp Grand Canyon is a beautifully rustic glamping camp located just outside the quaint town of Valle, known as Dark Sky Country. Off-grid and fully immersive of outdoor living, guests can choose from four style of beautifully put together tents offering differing sizes and options to cater for all types of guests.

Things to do: Coupled with bespoke furniture, solar lighting and gorgeous bedding, guests are welcome to enjoy camp-style American food and a fully-organized itinerary. (Thank the camp adventure concierge.)

4.5 Star Rating | Read Reviews

Verde Ranch Resort

Verde Ranch Resort in Arizona
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A beautiful array of six to eight-bedroom cabins await guests at Verde Ranch Resort. Each planned and designed with thought, the resort is committed to encouraging complete relaxation. But Verde Ranch Resort isn't only about relaxation. Keeping active and energized is a way of life at Verde with stunning walking trails, fishing, kayaking and tubing top of the agenda for all guests.

Things to do: As a Dark Sky community, the days are led by nature itself, with evenings lit by the natural sky of stars in a commitment to the preservation of the night sky. The pool is heated year-round and the two hot tubs on-site are perfect for taking a moment to sink into one's surroundings.

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Arizona Nordic Village

Arizona Nordic Village for the best honeymoon glamping
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If tents aren't your style, no matter how luxurious, head to Arizona Nordic Village for an elevated version of glamping. In the form of a cozy urban yurt in the woods, up in the mountain country of Flagstaff, the village hosts several yurts along their 35-mile trail system.

Things to do: If you visit in winter, you can go Nordic skiing. So whether you're a skier or not, surely there's no better place to try your hand at the sport; lessons are also available.

4.5 Star Rating | Read Reviews

American Safari Camp

American Safari Camp for the best AZ glamping experience
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If you're looking for an outstanding experience, then American Safari Camp is for you. Created from a demand for luxury accommodations in remote settings, the company has developed a luxury mobile accommodation offering that can be set up virtually anywhere imaginable. Each and every camp is private and set up just for you and your guests so you can quite literally pick your favorite National Park or forest and let the camp team do the rest.

Things to do: The ultimate in hyper-personalisation, the team handles it all. With a lounge area to relax in, a camp chef to prepare delicious meals and all the comforts of a boutique hotel, all that's left to do is enjoy the ride.

5.0 Star Rating | Read Reviews

Arizona Luxury Expeditions

Arizona Luxury Expeditions for the best glamping in the Grand Canyon
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Another to add to the list for hyper-personalized retreats, Arizona Luxury Expeditions' mobile luxury campsites are an absolute treat. It provides a perfectly put-together accommodation that can be moved from place to place.

Things to do: Guests certainly won't need to scrimp on luxury during a stay. But if you'd like to venture out, there's much to do locally.

5.0 Star Rating | Read Reviews

Zane Grey RV Village

Zane Grey RV Village serves scenery for days, with breathtaking views of mountains and valleys from every angle. A beautiful village camp, the only thing stressful about a stay here is choosing which RV spot to call home for the duration of your getaway. Rustic meets luxury in the most charming of ways, the village location is perfectly placed to explore surrounding areas and nearby attractions.

Things to do: Sedona and Red Rock are must-visit destinations while in Arizona and the perfect location to enjoy some glamping with loved ones is Zane Grey RV Village.

4.0 Star Rating | Read Reviews

Clear Sky Resorts

Clear Sky Resorts for the best Arizona glamping
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Clear Sky Resorts is located near the Grand Canyon National Park and does not disappoint. With large windows, skylights for stargazing, ensuite bathrooms and all the other unexpected amenities guests might find in a hotel (such as slippers and bathrobes). There's even a restaurant. Choose your dome wisely as each is brilliantly designed with its own theme, including British Secret Agent domes complete with red London phone booth and a Q-inspired bed with Bluetooth speakers. The Stairway to the Stars dome comes with a dreamy spiral staircase and suspended bed.

Things to do: Clear Sky Resorts is located near the Grand Canyon National Park so this has to be at the top of the list when it comes to things to do.

4.5 Star Rating | Read Reviews

Juniper Grove Camp Zion

Juniper Grove Camp Zion for your AZ wedding glamping honeymoon
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Juniper Grove Camp Zion is nestled in the mountains of Hildale, Colorado City. Here, guests can look forward to cozy heated tents with an array of bedding and home comforts. Soak up the blue skies and soaring views while enjoying a hike by day, before sinking into the site's hot tub by night.

Things to do: If you're visiting Arizona, the infamous red rocks of Zion National Park are a must-see. Enjoy a hike and catch a sunrise, sunset or both.

–Esther Lee contributed to the reporting of this article.

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