11 Epic Glamping Spots in Washington State

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Brittany Varano
June 01, 2022
Updated September 01, 2023

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Escape to the great outdoors without sacrificing the conveniences of home in one the top glamping rentals in Washington.

There’s no denying that Washington is an incredible travel destination for nature enthusiasts. In the Pacific Northwest along Canada’s border, the state has mountains, oceans, waterfalls, and even rainforests.

Washington also lays claim to three of the nation’s top national parks: the North Cascades, Olympic, and Mount Rainier, where millions of visitors come each year to hike, ski, and engaging in some good ol’ fashioned exploring. And if that weren’t enough, the state boasts over 100 state parks that cover miles and miles of pristine wilderness.

If you’re itching to get out and see these exciting attractions, what better way to immerse yourself in nature than with the comfort of one of these rad glamping spots? And no, you don’t need to be way out in the woods, as there are fantastic urban glamping sites in Seattle in case you want to see the city but stay in a glamping-like retreat.

While camping is fun and all, sometimes it’s nice to just relax without completely roughing it. Here’s a look at 11 of the best glamping sites and destinations in Washington state.

Related Read: 9 Best Hikes in Washington State for Epic Outdoor Adventures

1. Whidbey Island Glamping

Whidbey Island Glamping
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Why you should stay: A seasonal wall tent with exceptional open-air amenities on Whidbey Island.

  • Location: Greenbank
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $269/night

As you step inside this spacious Moroccan glamping wall tent, colorful glass lanterns and intricately patterned rugs immediately nab your attention, transporting you to the East. As a glamping experience, the interior is furnished with plush bedding and seating.

The tent also sits comfortably on an elevated wooden platform, creating a deck area where you can lounge under the shaded canopy.

Around the property, exciting facilities like a zen rainshower with complimentary toiletries, an outdoor kitchen, and a serve-yourself tiki bar ensures you’re comfortable. You can reach this lovely Washington glamping spot via a quick 20-minute ferry from Seattle.

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2. Guemes North Homestead

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Why you should stay: An eco-friendly homestead on Guemes Island with rustic glamping options.

  • Location: Anacortes
  • Sleeps: 4-6
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $77/night

Escape to Guemes North Homestead, a scenic getaway where orchards, towering trees, and a pond with a rope swing welcome you to a small slice of heaven. Visitors can pick between two glamping options: a quaint tiny home or a rustic barn. Both lodging options require guests to bring their own bedding, but promise utmost peace and quiet.

The homestead is located on Guemes Island, a rural and peaceful destination that you can reach via ferry from Anacortes. There are sandy beaches and public boat launches within walking distance, promising fun in the sun when the weather is nice.

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3. Tahuya Adventure Resort

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Why you should stay: A family-owned glamping resort with numerous cabin-style tents an hour from Olympic National Park.

  • Location: Belfair
  • Sleeps: 2-7
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $200/night

Nestled in a remote and wooded area, Tahuya Adventure Resort provides all you need for a comfy nature retreat. There are six canvas tents available, each furnished with a king or queen bed, heating, and a private fire pit and picnic table.

A community kitchen on the resort provides a place to whip a meal and brew some fresh coffee when needed. It’s also a great place to meet fellow campers and watch T.V. For those who prefer to use their own gear, there are R.V. and tent sites available as well.

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Related Read: 10 Marvelously Unique Places to Stay in Washington State

4. Green Mantis Farm

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Why you should stay: A relaxing farmstay on a sustainable sheep farm an hour north of Spokane.

  • Location: Chewelah
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $120/night

Owned and operated by friendly hosts, Green Mantis Farm sits on a sprawling 40-acres in northeastern Washington. Glampers can book a stay in the farm’s cozy blue yurt or rustic farmhouse, both of which are solar-powered and equipped with a wood-burning stove.

The property also boasts a sauna for anyone in need of deep relaxation. A highlight of this glamping spot is the opportunity to glimpse free-range Border Leicester sheep and chickens grazing around the farm.

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5. The Mini Forest Cabins

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Why you should stay: A pet-friendly getaway conveniently near Seattle with both cabins and campsites.

  • Location: Arlington
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $125/night

Disconnect from the daily grind at Grace E.’s Mini Forest, an off-grid homestead surrounded by towering trees. Three glamping cabins stand ready to host, featuring a private fire pit and front porch. Fantastic hiking trails lie nearby that take you through the beautiful Stillaguamish River Valley like Granite Falls Fish Ladder.

Guest Travis shares, “Our dogs loved having the freedom to roam off-leash, and we loved not worrying about them running away with the gate closed and property fenced. Highly recommend staying here and bringing dogs.”

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6. Linford-Shire on Bainbridge

Linford-Shire on Bainbridge
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Why you should stay: A quaint hand-built Hobbit home on a strawberry farm.

  • Location: Bainbridge Island
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $68/night

Linford-Shire on Bainbridge is a unique glamping spot found across the Puget Sound from Seattle. This modest one-room home is furnished with a futon bed, an electric fireplace, and coffee basics. As a glampsite, guests have access to a clean portable bathroom and a clean jug of drinking water.

The property also features many board games and disc golf nets for onsite entertainment. When the itch for adventure hits, head to Manitou Beach for epic views of the Seattle skyline and Mt. Rainier’s snowy peaks.

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Follow ‘em: @hobbithouse98110

7. Hidden Forest Glamping

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Why you should stay: A coastal glamping property with a treehouse near the coastal town of Bellingham.

  • Location: Custer
  • Sleeps: 3-6
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $83/night

Custer Glamping Co. offers a diverse, nature-filled getaway with easy access to the ocean, thick forests, and even the Canadian border. There are three glamping sites to choose from, including two canvas wall tents and a tiny cabin.

Guest Rachel shares, “The family was available if we needed anything but never hovered. They thought of every last comfort and made the glamping tent, fire pit, and table area, as well as the treehouse, feel so welcoming.”

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8. Larkin Place Treehouse

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Why you should stay: A treehouse perched feet above the calm waters of a private pond.

  • Location: Olympia
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $199/night

The Larkin Place Treehouse is a magical glamping experience just outside of Olympia. During your stay, wake up to the spectacular views of tall, old-growth trees. The supporting tree trunk cuts through the living room and lofted bedroom, creating a whimsical focal point throughout the home.

This treehouse also has an en-suite bathroom with a composting toilet and a beautiful bathhouse with hot water and a rain shower. It wouldn’t be glamping without a fire pit and a grill, both of which are below the treehouse next to the open-air food prep station.

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Related Read: 9 Amazing Lake Camping Sites in Washington

9. Lis-Bon Acres

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Why you should stay: A hobby farm with glamping tents 45 minutes from Mt. St. Helen hiking.

  • Location: Amboy
  • Sleeps: 5-10
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $106/night

What was once an old Christmas tree estate has now been turned into a hobby farm dubbed Lis-Bon Acres. Many animals roam the property, like alpacas, rabbits, and a donkey.

The glamping tent is covered by a wooden shelter and sleeps up to five people, but large groups of up to ten are free to pitch a tent or bring air mattresses. When the weather is warm, head to nearby Lake Merwin for kayaking, swimming, and all-around good times on the water.

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Follow ‘em: @Lisbon_Acres_rnr

10. Magical Mountain Retreat

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Why you should stay: A glamping yurt with a barrel sauna overlooking the Stillaguamish River.

  • Location: Granite Falls
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $172/night

A magical mountain retreat awaits you at this cozy yurt just north of Seattle. The well-appointed interior features all the comforts of home, including running water, a kitchen, and a soft queen bed.

Out around the yurt, kick up your feet on the deck, and marvel at the forest views. A bathhouse, a fire pit, and Adirondack chairs overlooking the passing river are conveniently feet away. As the sun sets, twinkling lights strung between trees brighten the surroundings.

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Related Read: 14 Best Airbnbs in Washington For Unique Evergreen State Getaway

11. The World Traveler

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Why you should stay: An island safari tent with thoughtful extras not far from local wineries.

  • Location: Greenbank
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $269/night

Experience ultimate relaxation at The World Traveler, a cozy glamping experience on Whidbey Island with worldly decor. You’ll find all you need in and outside this elevated canvas tent, such as a real bed and a bamboo bathhouse complete with a rain shower.

On the private deck, two plush patio chairs sit under cover from the sun. Other noteworthy features include complimentary robes, lawn games, and a tiki bar. The outdoor amenities are shared by the property’s other glamping spot next door.

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