March 20, 2024

The 2024 Glampy Awards: The Dyrt Recognizes the Top 10 Glamping Destinations in the U.S.


The Dyrt has announced the winners of the 2024 Glampy Awards. Now in its third year, the Glampys recognize and honor the most unique and innovative glampground destinations throughout the United States.

Glamping may have started out as niche, but it has quickly gained momentum as a fast-growing segment of the camping industry. According to The Dyrt's 2024 Camping Report presented by the All-New Toyota Tacoma, 26% of private camping properties surveyed said they now offer glamping.

Campers love the little extras that make a campsite into a glampsite, and it's easy to see why. People who might drag their heels at the thought of sleeping on the cold ground can choose to stay in a toasty, Wi-Fi-connected yurt with homemade quilts and a wood stove, or a clear-topped dome set up for stargazing, or a stylish A-frame nestled on a stream.

"My favorite part about the rise in the popularity of glamping is the creativity," says Sarah Smith, founder of The Dyrt. "Glamping is growing every year and rapidly evolving to take so many forms — Airstreams, domes, pods, cocoons, fire towers, covered wagons, cabooses. Spending time in nature is always rewarding, but glamping adds another dimension of fun and originality."

For the second consecutive year, a property in Texas tops the list of Glampy Award winners. Loving Heart Retreats offers stunning domes in Texas Hill Country a little over an hour outside of Austin. Snagging the next spot on this year's list is Salmon Gypsy Bed & Breakfast, a custom-built gypsy wagon on the Salmon River in Idaho.

Nominated by The Dyrt's camping community and awarded on a subjective basis, the winning glampsites were chosen for overall glampiness, originality and Instagram-ability. Availability was also a necessary criteria: the list recognizes glampsites you can actually book, not just admire in an influencer's social media post. And with so many amazing glampgrounds across the U.S., previous Glampys winners weren't considered.

The winners of the 2024 Glampy Awards:

  1. Loving Heart Retreats: Upscale domes and tents in Texas Hill Country
  2. Salmon Gypsy Bed & Breakfast — Idaho: Custom-built gypsy wagon on the Salmon River
  3. The Oasis at Bear Run Farm — West Virginia: Cute A-frame cabin on a stunning blue lake
  4. Schellraiser — Nevada: Furnished shipping container on a gravel pit in the desert
  5. Umpqua's Last Resort & Oregon Mountain Guides — Oregon: Rustic cabins, vintage RVs and a tiny house
  6. Yurt at Rivendell Romance in the Forest — Washington: Octadecagon (18-sided) yurt-style cabin set deep in the woods
  7. Glamping Dome at Getaway on Ranger Creek — Tennessee: Fully equipped creekside geodesic dome
  8. Adirondack Safari — New York: Sprawling luxury tent site near Lake George
  9. Aefintyr — Minnesota: Tiny house/tree house at the top of a hill
  10. Sailor Springs Glamping — Wisconsin: Creekside A-frame cabin near Lake Superior



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