Happy Glamping: an indoorsy person’s guide to the great outdoors
The woods are supposed to be romantic. Our collective national identity depends on it. Remember those youthful summers at camp, where we learned how to do the J-stroke (and how to make out)? Or the northern lights? Or those Coureur de Bois Heritage Moment commercials? For urbanites whose idea of roughing it is ordering rare venison at a restaurant or looking in the windows of Mountain Equipment Co-op, Mother Nature can be a hard sell. But glamour and camping don’t have to be mutually exclusive—there’s a host of products available to make the woods just a little bit friendlier. What follows is an urbanist’s guide to not roughing it in the bush.
WHERE TO GO: When you prefer not to lift a finger (or dirty your new gear)
This is as luxe as camping gets: king-size beds on barnboard flooring and hot showers in private bathrooms. $179/night.