A Minnesota campground was just named as one of the top places in the country to do some glamping.

Defined as "a form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping," glamping has gone from a niche form of camping to one of the fastest growing segments of the camping business, and one campground in Minnesota can claim to be one of the best spots in the country to get your glamping on.

The Dyrt, a platform used to find and book camping spots, has announced its winners for the 2024 Glampy Awards, the awards "recognize and honor the most unique and innovative glampground destinations."

Loving Heart Retreats
Loving Heart Retreats

Who Won a 2024 Glampy Award?

According to Dyrt, the top glamping spot in the United States is Loving Hearts Retreats in Texas, it features upscale domes and tents for some ultra luxurious camping, the second spot belongs to Salmon Gypsy Bed & Breakfast, glampers will spend the night in a custom-built gypsy wagon.


Where is the Best Place to Glamp in Minnesota?

Ranked number 9 on the Glampy Awards list is Aefintyr, a campground located in Southeastern Minnesota in the small town of Altura, the site offers a variety of options including a treehouse cabin, some hike-in tents, and some outdoors beds for the ultimate immersion in nature.

The spot The Dyrt highlights on their list is Aefintyr's treehouse cabin, it's a one room 12ft.x.16 ft. cabin elevated into the trees that features a four-person bunk bed, hammocks hanging under the cabin, private fire pit, and a heated bathhouse with toilets and showers, and more. The price for night stay in this top ranked glamping spot starts at just $89 per night.

Here is the complete list of 2024 Glampy Award winners:

  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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