Luxury Camping in the Lone Star State

By Haley Sullivan

Texas may be known for its cowboys, cities, and country living, but it has more than its fair share of glamorous getaways, too. Take a look at some of our favorite luxury camping accommodations in the Lone Star State, and treat yourself to a refreshingly atypical Texas experience.

Eco-Cabins in Texas Hill Country Offer Yoga Retreats

With on-site yoga, Thai massages, holistic personal training, and tours at a nearby winery, these eco-friendly cabins encompass all the indulgences necessary for a luxurious getaway.

Lovely Tipi Next to Lake Brownwood

Plan a romantic getaway the right way, and book a stay in this one-of-a-kind luxury tipi. With electricity, a coffeemaker and a shower, you will have the best of both worlds, as you experience the beautiful Texas Hill Country in a manner similar to the indigenous people who have inhabited it for centuries.

Private Tram Up to Deluxe, Pet-Friendly Villa with Lake Views

This fantastic villa is located just outside of Austin, one of the most attractive cities in Texas, and perfectly captures the essence of glamping. Your stay in this luxury accommodation will include king-size master bedrooms, three balconies overlooking Lake Travis, and a gorgeous wood-burning fireplace.

Romantic Safari Tent Perched High Atop A Ridge

Decked out with a king-size bed, bamboo/organic cotton sheets, a hot tub, and organic towels and spa robes, this luxurious, romantic safari tent offers guests the perfect Texas getaway in an environmentally-friendly manner.

Rustic Cabin in Beautiful Texas Hill Country

The most luxurious part of this tranquil accommodation might be the views of the beautiful Texas countryside it offers—although the hot tub, walk-in shower, wood-burning stove, and fully-stocked kitchen also definitely add to this charming cabin's appeal!

Secluded Eco-Dome in Dark Sky Ordinance Territory

If you want to truly immerse yourself in the great Texas wilderness, then look no further! This eco-dome is entirely solar-powered and provides a great way to experience the Dark Sky Ordinance.

Need more glamping inspiration? Check out this incredible guide to luxury camping in North Carolina or find out more about luxury escapes in Texas here!

Get Out of Town: Atlanta, Georgia

By Haley Sullivan

If you've forgotten what a campfire smells like or how a fishing rod fits in your hand, we are here to help! It's the end of the year, and work and family schedules keep growing increasingly hectic. Get out of town, and swap your view of mile-high skyscrapers for a view of the impressively vast and beautiful Georgia wilderness!

Plan a trip outside of one of The South's biggest cities, and treat yourself to some of our favorite getaways, all conveniently located within a two-hour drive of Atlanta.

Fantastic Glamping Dome Nestled in Appalachian Mountains
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Located in Ellijay, this hidden gem is less than 90 minutes away from Atlanta and worth every minute of the car ride down Interstate 75. This gorgeous dome is nestled among the Appalachian Mountains and borders one of Georgia's biggest lakes, Carters Lake. Get ready to thoroughly enjoy exploring the breathtaking Appalachian scenery on foot, by bike, or by grabbing a great vantage point from the water by canoe, kayak, or boat.

Restored Vintage Airstream near Tranquil Pond
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Also near Carters Lake, this blast from the past will provide you with access to pristine hiking trails and fun-filled water activities. Grab some friends and head out to this vintage Airstream for the weekend to take advantage of the property's excellent outdoor grilling area, and end your nights telling stories around the fire pit.

Well-Equipped Cabin Great for Families
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Leave your work at home and surprise the kids with a getaway to this charming cabin just outside of Helen. Less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta, this spacious accommodation near the Blue Ridge Mountains is perfect for outdoor activities, like hiking, fishing, and horseback riding. Equipped with an outdoor grilling area, a balcony, a deck, and a fantastic hot tub, this cabin wonderfully complements the beauty that northern Georgia has to offer!

Wilderness-Encirled Cabin with Fantastic Views
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Nestled among the Blue Ridge Mountains, this luxurious cabin will also provide you with amazing views of one of Georgia's most charming regions. Some of Georgia's most visited state parks are located around this area. That means a stay in this prime cabin gets you nice and close to all the best hiking in Amicalola Falls, Black Rock Mountain, and Tallulah Gorge and allows you to observe the vast diversity of the parks' wild fauna and flora.

Need more Georgia inspiration or getaway ideas? Check out more Trip Ideas near Atlanta here!

Romantic California New Year's Eve Getaways

By Haley Sullivan

If you think of a typical New Year's Eve, surely your mind will flood with images of dances and drinks, friends and flirts, and glitter and glam. But do you know anyone that's spending December 31 in a tree house nestled inside of Yosemite or sipping champagne in a luxury yurt along the Trinity River?

There's nothing wrong with a good New Year's party, but if you're looking for an unbelievably fresh way to ring in the New Year's with your honey, look no further. Below, we've compiled a list of some of our favorite romantic California getaways for New Year's Eve to help you welcome 2016 the right way!

Elegant Yurts Tucked Beneath Oak Trees on California Ranch

These luxury yurts are located just outside of the stunning coastal town of Cayucos. While the town is attractive in its own right, after viewing these yurts, you may feel inclined to never set foot off the property! Take your partner's hand and embark on a moonlit stroll on one of the property's nine hiking trails, or savor a bottle of wine together from the yurt's impressive wine cellar.

Fully Outfitted Yurt on Trinity River, Northern California

This deluxe yurt is the perfect place for a winter getaway. After checking out the area's excellent fishing rivers, cozy up to the electric fireplace with a blanket and a bottle of wine. Trinity County is recognzied for its phenomenal mountain views and, of course, the Trinity River, so a stay in this yurt will leave you with a lasting impression of the Pacific Northwest.

Glamping Tree House in Santa Cruz Mountains near Monterey Bay

If upon hearing "tree house," you envision flashlights, sleeping bags and packed snacks from Mom, then you're going to be pleasantly suprised with this glamping tree house. Sip your morning coffee on the deck among the towering redwood trees, and share a New Year's Eve kiss during a relaxing soak in the property's hot tub.

Luxury Airstream Trailers near Downtown Santa Barbara

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Airstreams are making a huge comeback in California—and for good reason! Stay in one of these unique accommodations and have great access to some of the best attractions in Santa Barbara, including State Street and several fabulous beaches. With luxurious linens and modern appliances you will surely enjoy your stay in one of California's best beach towns. (And did we mention these trailers are pet-friendly?)

For more New Year's Eve glamping inspiration, check out our blog on "One-of-a-Kind Places to Spend New Year's Eve."