Want to have a camping experience without having to sleep on the ground? There are plenty of options here in Iowa! Here are 12 places that you can go "glamping" in Iowa this summer:

Where to 'Glamp' in Iowa in 2024

Want to have a camping experience without having to sleep on the ground? There are plenty of options here in Iowa! Here are 12 places that you can go "glamping" in Iowa this summer:

Gallery Credit: Courtlin

Glamping Flower Farm Stay at PepperHarrow

  • Winterset, Iowa
  • 2 guests
  • A 16'x20' tent on a flower farm with a king bed, a seating area, a camp kitchenette, wi-fi, a private deck, a hammock, a grill, and a fire pit - the bathroom is a short drive or a 3-4 minute walk from the tent
  • 5-star rating on Airbnb (20 reviews)

Saylor Creek Hideaway

  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • 5 guests
  • A tent with air conditioning/heat, a king-sized bed, a smart TV, wi-fi, a couch with a fold-out bed, a mini fridge, a seating area, a grill, an outhouse, an outdoor shower, and a fire pit
  • 4.97-star rating on Airbnb (199 reviews)

Yurt Glamping on a Magical Goat Farm

  • Chelsea, Iowa
  • 4 guests
  • A 24' yurt with 2 full/queen beds, a pull out couch, electricity, temperature control, a TV, a kitchenette, a fire pit, a hammock, farm animals, and other "add-ons" - bathroom/outdoor shower is a short walk away
  • Pets are allowed
  • 4.85-star rating on Airbnb (66 reviews)

Relaxing Galaxy Bell Tent Getaway

  • Perry, Iowa
  • 2 guests
  • A bell tent with a king bed, air conditioning/heat, a fridge, a fire pit, a grill, a hammock, and a private hot tub
  • 4.95-star rating on Airbnb (100 reviews)

Glamping at Three Pines Farm

  • Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • 3 guests
  • A 16’ stargazer bell tent with a queen bed, an antique daybed, an outhouse, an outdoor shower, a mini kitchenette, a solar generator, fans, a fire pit, farm animals, hiking trails, and an outdoor seating area
  • 5-star rating on Airbnb (3 reviews)

Covered Wagon Glamping

  • Malcolm, Iowa
  • 4 guests
  • A Conestoga Wagon with heat/air conditioning, a king bed, bunk beds, a fire pit, a two-bathroom luxury shower house, a microwave, a mini fridge, a hammock, and a grill
  • Dogs are allowed
  • 4.96-star rating on Airbnb (26 reviews)

Horse Creek Adventures Off-the-Grid Cabins

  • Sidney, Iowa
  • 6 single-room log cabins
  • Each cabin can hold a queen-sized air mattress (or you can rent a cot) and has a picnic table, a fire ring, basic cooking items, and a porta-potty
  • Dogs are allowed
  • 98% rating on Hipcamp (338 reviews)

Piper’s Skoolie

  • Decorah, Iowa
  • 4 guests
  • A renovated 2000 Skoolie with a double bed, a sofa bed, a mini fridge, a compost toilet, a stand-up shower, a TV, a washer/dryer, air conditioning, wi-fi, a fire pit, and a grill
  • Pets are allowed
  • 4.77-star rating on Airbnb (39 reviews)

Nature Heaven Geodesic Dome

  • Knoxville, Iowa
  • 6 guests (if some camp in tents)
  • A 20ft diameter geodesic dome tent with a 1KW solar battery and solar panels, a camping stove, a portable air conditioner, a gas generator, a solar fan, a king-size bed, a fire pit, a picnic table, and a grill - composting toilet is a short walk away
  • Pets are allowed
  • 98% rating on Hipcamp (20 reviews)

The Blufftop Greenhouse at Cedar Springs

  • Decorah, Iowa
  • 6 guests (if some camp in tents)
  • A 6'x 10' greenhouse with electricity, lights, air conditioning/heat, a futon, a fire pit, outdoor seating, cooking basics, hiking trails, an outdoor shower, and an outhouse
  • Campers must be 18+
  • Dogs are allowed
  • 100% rating on Hipcamp (8 reviews)

Arrowhead Lodge

  • Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • 3 guests
  • A one-room lodge with a bed, seating, a fire pit, a grill, and a picnic table - bathroom is a short walk away
  • Dogs are allowed
  • 97% rating on Hipcamp (30 reviews)

The Point at Lake Red Rock

  • Knoxville, Iowa
  • 3 guests
  • A camper on Lake Red Rock near 17-acres of woods with 2 beds, a couch, a small kitchen, outdoor seating, a fire pit, and an indoor toilet
  • Dogs are allowed
  • 100% rating on Hipcamp (10 reviews)

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