Just You, the Open Skies, and your Private Butler

The Oxford University Press defines “glamping” as a “form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping.” A whole lot more. There are myriad tempting possibilities in the U.S. and abroad, so regardless of your destination you can give this growing travel trend a try. Amenities are truly extraordinary. At Montana’s Resort at Paws Up, the butler service, heated floors and outdoor Japanese soaking tubs have earned its reputation among luxury travelers. You don’t have to be surrounded by empty space to glamp. If you want a little exotic in the middle of Manhattan, you can glamp in striking style on top of the world at the W New York; in their words, “a 12-foot yurt bedecked in a kaleidoscope of fabrics and textures, glowing lanterns, rattan hanging chairs and a fire pit that lights up with the flip of a switch,” surrounded by a “canopy of twinkling café lights.” Additional attractive options exist across the continents, ranging in size, style, and setting. Naples, to our knowledge, has yet to establish a glamping outpost, but perhaps some enterprising hotelier will see this and take note.

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