GoSouth and Glamp
Glamping (glamorous camping) might seem like a cop-out to those who like to rough it but in reality, it’s the best of all worlds. Imagine a personal tent - or bungalow or yurt or the like - decked out with comfortable, stylish decor, a luxe bed and other plentiful amenities like screened in porches, rocking chairs, and farm fresh eggs. After a full day’s excursion to any of the many unique nearby destinations, anyone would be ready to retire to a glamped-out tent.
Timberline Glamping Co
Timberline Glamping Co. believes that time spent in the great outdoors with family and friends can create some of life’s most meaningful memories. They offer truly unique, one-of-a-kind glamping getaways like the Deluxe Safari Tent at Unicoi State Park pictured below. All of the glampsites are set up to maximize your experience in nature, including hammocks, a wood fire ring, a charcoal grill, string lights, a picnic table, and camp chairs. Additionally, you can add on extras like paddle boarding, kayaking, gourmet s’mores kits, and much more to customize your glamping getaway.
If glamping on Lake Lanier isn’t on your bucket list, it should be! Located inside the beautiful Shady Grove Campground in Forsyth County, Georgia (just 40 miles north of Atlanta), this campground is situated on approximately 100 wooded acres full of incredible lake views from 13 accommodations to choose from like this geodesic dome.
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Wine Barrel Cabins at Unicoi State Park in Helen, GA
For a truly unique experience, sleep in cabins made from retired wine barrels at Unicoi State Park in Helen. Remarkable in nearly every way, the one- or two-bedroom barrel cabins come with full kitchens, living areas, and porches overlooking the grounds. Located near Unicoi Lake with easy access to trails, these cabins are the ultimate can’t-miss experience at Georgia State Parks.
Cabins at White Oak Pastures
Each of the four one-bedroom cabins is nestled privately in a 32-acre longleaf pine forest, including screened-in porches with rocking chairs, kitchens and farm-fresh eggs for breakfast. There is no television or wi-fi to allow guests to “unplug” and “digital detox” during their stay, so make sure to bring books and games, or at the very least, make sure you enjoy spending time with any travel companions! Guests are encouraged to get out and explore the farm, nearby hikes, and other treasures that South Georgia has to offer.
Nestled along a creek in Kiawah River, a waterfront community and the region’s only agrihood, the Bungalows are cozy one-bedroom cabins that maximize outdoor living in the perfect Lowcountry getaway stay. The ultimate carefree environment for those seeking screened porches and windows that welcome natural light, as well as access to the community’s amenities including fishing excursions on the Kiawah River, kayaking with Coastal Expeditions, miles of walking trails for a quiet afternoon stroll, a goat dairy, cattle farm, a clubhouse with a restaurant, pool and bar, and much more.
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