Glamping

5 Unique Sites For Glamping In Florida That Will Blow Your Mind

Make camping a comfortable, tropical adventure by glamping in Florida

Treehouses, Yurts and Chickee Huts, Oh My! Florida is the most southeastern state in the US and known for it’s tropical climate, lush nature and unique wildlife. Throw this kind of weather in with an exciting accommodation like a Chickee Hut or Treehouse and you got yourself a real glamping adventure! For those of you looking for a camping experience that is truly unique, check out my list of the best glamping sites in Florida!

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Best Glamping in Florida

Trail Lakes Campground

40904 Tamiami Trail E, Ochopee, FL 34141

Family Glamping  –  RV Sites  –  Glamping Cabins  –  Chickee Huts  –  Guided Tours  –  Everglades  –  Shared Bathrooms

Get a real wildlife Everglades experience! Family owned and operated, Trail Lakes Campground offers a variety of glamping options. You can bring your RV or stay in a cabin or Chickee Hut. Cabins sleep two to five people, depending on the cabin size and offer A/C and electricity. The Seminole Indian built Chickee Huts sleep two to four and offer thatched roofs and open views of the swamp and prairie grasslands. Both the cabins and the huts are rustic and do not have running water or private bathrooms. However, all are located near the shared Bath Houses with hot showers. 

You are in the middle of the Everglades and surrounded by nature. Trail Lakes Campground offers culture and nature tours to explore and learn all about the area. Tours include pole boat tours, kayaking, air boats and swamp hikes. You can also customize your tour to fit your family’s needs. 

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Coldwater Gardens

7009 Creek Stone Rd, Milton, FL 32570

Family Glamping  – Eco Cottages  –  Cabanas  –  Treehouses  –  Glamping Tents  –  Glamping Platforms  –  Coldwater Creek Swimming  –  Bike Trails  –  Hike Trails  –  Playground

Enjoy a glamping experience along the water’s edge at Coldwater Gardens. The eco cottages sleep up to four guests with kitchens, private bathrooms, A/C, screened porches and fire rings. The Cabanas are like tiny homes that sleep two guests and have a private bathroom, outdoor kitchen and dining space. The Glamping Tents sleep up to four and have mini-fridges, fire rings, electricity and an outdoor shower and sink. For hot water, it is recommended to use the shared bath house. The Tree House sleeps up to four and is perched high among the magnolias. The rooms are enclosed with A/C and heat. 

If you want to bring a tent or prefer to sleep under the stars, you can rent a platform to perch upon. The Star Gazer Platform is lifted high off the ground and comes with a fire ring, hammock, chairs, picnic table, charcoal grill and a solar powered charging station. The Creekview Platform is located on the bluff along the creek with a staircase down to the water. There is no running water or electricity on the platforms and you have to use the shared bath houses. 

While staying at Coldwater Gardens, you can enjoy tubing, kayaking and other water activities in the creek, explore nature and the gardens with hiking and bike trails, and watch as the wildlife freely run around the campsite. The kids will love the playground on site!

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Camptel Cedar Key

11850 FL-24, Cedar Key, FL 32625

Family Glamping  –  Glamping Yurts & Tents  –  Container Units  –  Motel  –  Tiny Homes  –  RV Sites  –  Fire pit  –  Pool  –  Fishing  –  Horseshoes  –  Club House

This RV resort offers a variety of glamping accommodations, including Yurts, Tents, Container Units, Tiny Homes and even Motel rooms. The accommodations are intended to sleep two adults, but a small family with kids could probably do just fine. The container units offer the most sleeping space with a queen bed and sleeper sofa. The container units, tiny homes and motel rooms offer private bathrooms. The tents and yurts do not have private bathrooms, but do have access to a shared bath house. 

Onsite you can partake in a number of activities like kayaking, AirBoat Tours, fishing and bike rides. There is an outdoor pool for having fun and cooling down as well as a community center for campfire chats and games. With all the accommodations you will enjoy beautiful water views of Cedar Key. 

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Live Oak Landing

229 Pitts Ave, Freeport, FL 32439

Family Glamping  –  RV Sites  –  Glamping Cottages  –  Private Bathroom  –  Kitchens  –  Pool  –  Playground  –  Boat Rentals 

Glamping among 500 year old oaks and white sandy beaches along Choctawhatchee Bay. For those without an RV, you can rent a glamping cottage. There are two styles of cottages available, the one bedroom and the studio cottage. The one bedroom cottage sleeps up to four adults and 2 kids with a private bedroom and an upstairs loft with a sleeper sofa. It also has a private bathroom and full kitchen. The studio cottage does not have a private bedroom and has a kitchenette instead of a full kitchen. 

Onsite, you and your family can enjoy a sparkling pool with open concept luxury seating. Kids will also love the updated playground, complete with swings, slides and rock-climbing wall. There is an onsite boat launch where you rent pontoons, kayaks and canoes. Nearby you can visit the Bay Restaurant, golf course, Point Washington State Park and the Choctawhatchee River System.

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Treehouse Cabin Retreat

370 NE 386th Ave, Old Town, FL 32680

Family  Glamping  –  Treehouse Cabins  –  Full Kitchen  –  Private Bathroom  –  No Wifi

Enjoy sleeping among trees in a rustic treehouse cabin, built by the Treehouse Guys. The treehouse sleeps up to three while the cabin sleeps up to four, sleeping a total of seven as both units are rented together. The cabin has three beds, full kitchen and full bathroom. The treehouse is an actual treehouse, so although it has an A/C and heater, it does not have running water.

Since there isn’t any wifi, you will have to just embrace nature. Onsite, you can enjoy a fire pit, hammock and nature trails. Nearby is the Suwannee River and Springs, which is great for water fun. You can also visit the nearby Old Town.

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That’s A Wrap!

 So are you ready to experience Florida’s great outdoors and tropical landscapes? Then pack your bags and let’s go glamping in Florida!

If you would more information on glamping in the United States, please see our other guides.

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