Last updated on January 9th, 2023 at 07:15 am.
Are you looking for luxe and comfort that is off the beaten path? Missouri offers some amazing glamping (glamorous camping) spots that have all the creature comforts of home and more.
If you love nature and adventure but want an upgrade from camping check out our top glamping in Missouri picks! There are some fun and unique options for glamping in Missouri. Below are a few of our absolute favorites.
Missouri’s 9 Most Unique Glamping Locations
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Camp Long Creek at Big Cedar Lodge | Ridgedale, Mo.
Nestled along Camp Long Creek, these Big Cedar glamping units are rustic-ish and full of cozy style. The canvas tents might look modest on the outside but they stand out on the inside. The units feature hardwood floors, chandeliers, small appliances, and heating and cooling.
There is even a private patio area with a fire pit and outdoor soaking tub. You can choose locations in the forest or just steps away from the creek. See for yourself and take their virtual tour. This is a stellar glamping in Missouri option!
- 1 king-size bed
- Private indoor bathroom with shower
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Hawley Farm Glamping Tents | Hamilton, Mo.
The Hawley Farm “boutique” glamping resort is located on 210 acres of private property. Each of the three sites has plenty of room for additional tents, so it would make for a perfect place for weekend getaways, gatherings or performances. These tents are perfect for outdoor enthusiasts who want a bit of glam in their camping experience.
All sites have outdoor seating, fire rings, fresh linens, and a gas grill. Guests have full access to the pond for swimming and are welcome to bring floats and tubes. A complimentary breakfast for two is included in the stay.
- Three camping locations, 2 glam tents and 1 yurt
- King and queen beds
- Private outdoor bathroom and solar shower
- No pets or children under 14 allowed
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Lake of the Ozarks State Park Yurts
Missouri’s most popular state park features two yurts equipped with a small refrigerator, microwave, a coffee table, and lighting. There are two Lake of the Ozarks State Park yurts that can be reserved.
With so much to do, you might not spend too much time in the yurt, but with heating and A/C it will make for a comfy retreat. If you are looking for a bit of an upgrade, check out the premium yurts available at Table Rock State Park – they have multiple rooms, full-size appliances, and an indoor private bathroom with tubs and showers.
- Futon beds, sleep up to 6
- Accessible for people with disabilities
- Electricity but no running water
- Swimming, boating, fishing, horseback riding and more activities
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Magic Tipi Retreat | Park Hills, Mo.
The Magic Tipi Retreat is a furnished B&B rental tucked away on 16 acres of private woods. The tipi is on a large elevated wooden deck that features a gas grill and gas fire pit, seating, and two locking storage bins for your supplies and dry goods. Guests are welcome to use the fridge in the laundry room on the property.
The private bathhouse – just a quick walk away – is stocked with toiletries. Adjoining the bathhouse is a small sunroom with an inviting coffee station and microwave. It’s a nice escape should you have some rain.
What makes this glamping spot top-notch is that the hosts offer farm-fresh, organic meals served right to your door, at any time you like. Yes, a tipi with room service! It’s the perfect romantic getaway for those who love the outdoors. Also, the Magic Tipi Retreat would make for an unforgettable location to have an intimate wedding or vow renewal.
The tipi is a great home-base for visiting Elephant Rocks State Park & Johnson’s Shut-ins.
- Room for 2 queen beds and 2 twin cots
- Electric and heating inside
- Private bathhouse
- Access to hot tub, fitness room, and spa
- Meal services upon request
Fredrock Glampground | Fredericktown, Mo.
The Posh Pony and Hip Hawk Tipis are two of the six unique rental spaces at Fredrock, a family-owned glampground.
Next to each tipi is an open-air cooking area with mini-fridge, coffee maker, storage bins, charcoal grill, dishes, and a sink. Adjoining the kitchen is an enclosed bathroom with a standing shower.
If you aren’t feeling a tipi, check out their glamourous boho Gypsy Wagon. The Tipsy Gypsy offers all of the amenities of the tipi rentals, but it also has heating, A/C … and some interesting mood lighting.
The best part though is the beautiful copper soaking tub (big enough for two) that sits under the stars on a private deck. Honestly, this has to be one of the most unique outdoor tubs in Missouri!
- 2 queen-size beds
- Private bathhouse
- Private outdoor kitchenette
- Walking trails to crystal clear, spring-fed creek
High Hope Spring Lake Ranch Treehouse | Potosi, Mo.
This one-of-a-kind luxury treehouse has it all! The two-story treehouse towers 20 feet in the air and overlooks the beautiful Sayersbrook Lake. There is plenty of room to relax and enjoy the view inside or out on the deck areas.
The kitchen is stocked with all the equipment you need to make a home-cooked meal, you just bring the food. The bedroom has a large flat-screen TV and soft linens. There is nothing rustic about this place—it even has wifi!
- California king bed
- Indoor kitchen and full bath
- Kayaks, canoes, and fishing poles rentals
- Adults only
- Private hot tub
Glamping School Bus at Lost Hill Lake | St. Clair, Mo.
Want a fun, family-friendly glamping option, then look no further! We have found one of the most unique glamping in Missouri options!
About an hour drive from St. Louis, Lost Hill Lake offers a few glamping sites, but their funky renovated school bus, known as the “Sunshine Skoolie” is the star.
The site offers private lake access with floats, kayaks, one paddleboard and a canoe. The only downfall is no running water on the bus or in the kitchen area, however, they do have a hand-pump sink. The shower house is just a quick walk away. It’s a small price to pay for such a unique glamping experience that your family will remember for a lifetime.
- 1 queen-size bed and 2 sets of twin bunk beds
- Covered, outdoor porch with grill and refrigerator
- Fully electric with heating and A/C
- Inflatable Jacuzzi hot tub
- Great nearby glamping St Louis option
Charming Train Caboose | Eureka, Mo.
Planning a trip to Six Flags? Skip the Holiday Inn and check out this renovated, cheery caboose! It is a great place for a small family weekend getaway.
It features heating and air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a TV, and a mini-fridge. There’s a furnished outdoor picnic area with a gas grill and a fire ring for roasting marshmallows.
Fun fact: a train enthusiast is called a ferroequinologist. All aboard!
- 1 queen bed, twin bunk beds
- Full bath with complimentary toiletries
- Community pool, playground and bike rentals
- Great nearby glamping St Louis option
Silo Farm Haus | Ste. Genevieve, Mo.
The Silo Farm Haus is a renovated grain bin tucked away on a portion of a 200-acre farm, just minutes from local wineries, breweries, and restaurants. The kitchen comes with everything but food, should you want to stay in and prepare your own meals.
Complimentary luxury toiletries and linens are stocked in the downstairs bathroom. The outdoor patio is a quiet retreat to watch the sunrise with your morning coffee. It’s a charming option for couples who want the best of both words — glamping and touring the quaint areas of Ste. Genevieve County.
- 1 queen bed and a loveseat futon
- Full bath
- Full kitchen
- Laundry room
Glamping & Camping Missouri Must-Have Items
Pack your tent, lace up your boots, and get ready to embark on a camping adventure! Below are a few of our favorite camping gadgets and gear to make your time in the wilderness more fun!
- Thermacell MR300 Portable Mosquito Repeller Includes 12 Hours of long lasting refills. No spray, no DEET, no open flame.
- Nemo Stargaze Recliner Luxury Camp Chair The first-ever swinging and reclining camp chair takes relaxation and star gazing to a new level.
- Kammok Double Roo Hammock It supports up to 500 pounds but packs down to the size of a water bottle.
- Advanced Elements Solar Shower Large 5-gallon capacity that is designed to heat water fast in the warm sun.
- Outdoor First Aid Kit This kit is designed for camping and outdoor adventure. You hope you’ll never have to use but will never regret packing it with your camping gear.
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