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Incredible New Hampshire Glamping Destinations for Your Next Adventure

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With more than 1300 lakes and ponds, vast tracts of forest, and 48 peaks over 4,000 feet, New Hampshire is the perfect outdoor playground for active adventurers. For an immersive outdoor experience that doesn’t involve sleeping on the ground, why not try New Hampshire glamping? 

New Hampshire glamping is a unique way to spend more time outside without pitching a tent in a crowded campground, and there are plenty of cool glamping spots in New Hampshire to choose from. 

Whether you’re paddling in the Great North Woods, hiking in the White Mountains, or relaxing by the ocean or one of New Hampshire’s many lakes, glamping will allow you to do it in comfort!

How to Find the Best New Hampshire Glamping Spots

When searching for unique glamping in New Hampshire, we discovered some incredibly private spots using Airbnb and Tentrr. We have used both booking platforms numerous times for glamping vacations, and we don’t have anything bad to say about our experiences. We talk more about our favorite booking platforms on our Glamping Resource Page

If total seclusion isn’t on your list of priorities, we’ve also included New Hampshire State Park campgrounds that have glamping cabins and/or yurts, as well as one of our favorite private glamping destinations — Huttopia White Mountains

Ready to discover the best glamping in New Hampshire? These spots are sure to inspire your next outdoor-based vacation in Granite State.

The Best Glamping in the White Mountains

A view of the Kancamagus Highway in New Hampshire during the fall
The Kancamagus Highway in the fall

The most rugged mountains in New England are actually part of the northern Appalachians. The Whites can be further divided into the Presidential Range, Franconia Range, Sandwich Range, Carter-Moriah Range, and Kinsman Range, with hundreds of miles of trails for all abilities. At 6,288 feet, Mt. Washington is the White’s most well-known mountain. It’s the tallest in New England and famous for its brutal weather patterns. 

Hiking may be the most popular activity in the White Mountains, but it also boasts a number of scenic drives (check out the Kancamagus Highway), lots of gorgeous waterfalls, and lovely lakes and rivers for paddling. Here are some great spots for glamping in the White Mountains, as well as outdoor recreation opportunities nearby.

Huttopia White Mountains: Albany, New Hampshire

A small tent cabin on the shores of a lake in New Hampshire. Photo source: Huttopia
Waterfront glamping in one of the Trappeur tents at Huttopia White Mountains. Photo source: Huttopia

Huttopia runs a collection of three glamping resorts in Quebec, Maine, and New Hampshire. The resorts are reminiscent of the summer camps we attended as kids, featuring activities like yoga and live music, along with a playground, cafe, and swimming pool, all nestled in the foothills of the White Mountains. 

Huttopia White Mountains is a lakeside retreat in the very heart of the White Mountains. Close to great hiking and the White Mountain National Forest. Glampers can choose from several glamping accommodations, including small glamping tents for two, expansive family tents with electricity, heat, and bathrooms, and wooden chalets with full kitchens and several bedrooms. 

If you’re hoping to relive that summer camp experience with your own family, Huttopia White Mountains is the place to do it.

Best time to visit Huttopia White Mountains: July and August are best for swimming in Iona Lake. Early October is great for leaf-peeping.
Outdoor recreation near Albany: Just a few minutes from Huttopia on Route 16 is the trailhead to White Ledge. This 4.1-mile loop climbs just over 1,400 feet with incredible views of the surrounding White Mountains.

Pet-Friendly Treehouse: Conway, New Hampshire

A treehouse rental in New Hamsphire. Photo source: Airbnb
This pet-friendly glamping treehouse provides four seasons of fun! Photo source: Airbnb

This charming, but rustic New Hampshire treehouse would make a perfect home base for all of your White Mountain adventures. It’s a small space with a queen-size bed, a propane heater, and a small kitchenette with basic amenities. Visitors are provided with drinking water and a power-strip for charging devices. A year-round outhouse is nearby for when nature calls.

Trails criss-cross the property for hiking and snowshoeing, and if you do visit in the winter, your hosts will provide extra snowshoes for adventuring. While this fun glamping destination might not be luxurious enough for some, it’s a fantastic rustic getaway for those who don’t mind unplugging.

Best time to visit this New Hampshire glamping destination: Four seasons! Winter is particularly magical.
Outdoor recreation near Conway: Visiting in the winter? There are great skiing and tubing opportunities at Cranmore Mountain Resort in North Conway, just a few minutes from the treehouse. The Conway Scenic Railroad offers scenic train rides through the White Mountains in four seasons.

Magic Hermit Yurt: Warren, New Hampshire

A yurt in the woods of New Hampshire. Photo source: Airbnb
This secluded yurt is nestled in the woods in the White Mountains. Photo source: Airbnb

Located on 30 secluded acres, this off-grid yurt in Warren is fully furnished with a double bed and heated for four-season use. There is no electricity, but you will have access to water for drinking and washing, a small deck, an outdoor fire pit, and a nearby outhouse. There is a small sitting area inside, but no kitchen. You can make use of the outdoor firepit or bring your own camping equipment for cooking.

The hike to the yurt is about a quarter-mile up a slight incline. Outdoors, you will find trails crisscrossing the property which includes a few more glamping rentals. This is a dog-friendly glamping retreat without access to Wi-Fi, cell service, or electricity. It’s not for everyone, but it may just be for you!

Best time to visit this New Hampshire glamping spot: Summer is best so that you can take advantage of the outdoor fire pit.
Outdoor recreation near Warren: The White Mountain National Forest trails near Warren are awesome. The trail to the top of Carr Mountain is a steep climb, but the views make it worth the effort. The total mileage is 5.1 miles.

The Best Glamping in Sunapee and the Lakes Region

Lake Winnipesaukee
A bird’s-eye view of Lake Winnipesaukee

Located south of the White Mountains, the Lakes Region is named for the many pristine lakes that dot the landscape. The crown jewel is Lake Winnipesaukee, which covers 69 square miles and is home to more than 200 islands. There are dozens of smaller lakes to explore in the area, and it’s impossible to choose a favorite.

On the western side of this area is the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee region. Lake Sunapee is the fifth largest lake in New Hampshire with endless opportunities for exploring on and off the water. Here are some of the best New Hampshire glamping in this region.

Luxurious Two-Story Treehouse: Sunapee, New Hampshire

A treehouse for rent in Sunapee, New Hampshire. Photo source: Airbnb
A four-season glamping retreat that you’ll fall in love with! Photo source: Airbnb

This four-season treehouse in Sunapee includes all the comforts of home, including a full kitchen, TV, fireplace, Wi-Fi, and a beautiful wrap-around deck to take in the peaceful woodland. The treehouse sleeps four comfortably with a queen and double bed, plus there’s an outdoor grill and fire pit so you can really enjoy this beautiful spot. You will find handcrafted details throughout, including a hobbit door, heated flooring, and a table made from a kiln-dried tree stump.

The treehouse is located close to the shores of Lake Sunapee as well as Mount Sunapee for skiing. This is truly a one-of-a-kind glamping experience that you have to see to believe!

Best time to visit this New Hampshire glamping spot: This is a four-season destination!
Outdoor recreation near Sunapee: Bring your kayak or canoe and plan to get out on Lake Sunapee. There are 11 islands in the lake, plus lots of cool spots along the shore. Mount Sunapee State Park has a sandy beach and an extensive summer and winter trail system.

Unique Tiny House: Claremont, New Hampshire

A tiny house for rent in New Hampshire. Photo source: Airbnb
This stylish tiny home is conveniently located. Photo source: Airbnb

Experience nine acres of solitude in a stylishly appointed tiny home near skiing, hiking, lakes, and rivers. If you’ve ever wanted to experience what tiny house living is all about, now is your chance! This lovely tiny home is located just a mile from downtown Claremont and features a loft with a queen-size bed, a small kitchenette, and a 3/4 bath. The space is perfect for couples, but the living room sofa can sleep a third guest. Heat and air conditioning keep the space cozy year-round. There is electricity, but no Wi-Fi or TV.

Outdoors, you can relax next to the fire pit, cook on the gas grill, or hike the trails that meander around the property.

Best time to visit this New Hampshire tiny home: The space is perfect for year-round adventuring. Fall is especially lovely!
Outdoor recreation near Claremont: Moody Park is run by the City of Claremont with numerous trails for hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing. The Connecticut River and the Sugar River are both suitable for paddling in three seasons.

Tentrr Signature Site at Ridgeview Farm: Barnstead, NH

ridgeview farm new hampshire glamping
This sweet glamping tent is located on a 115-acre horse farm. Photo source: Tentrr

One of the Lake Region’s best-kept secrets, this secluded New Hampshire glamping destination is located on 115 gorgeous acres. Here, you can soak in the beautiful view of Prospect Mountain from your secluded campsite on the edge of a wild blueberry patch. Book a horseback ride up the mountain with picturesque vistas of the ridge and rivers. Enjoy miles of hiking and mountain bike trails right outside your tent, or take a short bike ride or drive to the local swimming pond.

The glamping tent includes a queen-size bed with bedding, pillows, and extra blankets, plus night tables and a shoe bench. Outdoors, there is a covered picnic table, outdoor kitchen, gas grill, and fire pit. A separate toilet and shower area is located nearby.

Best time to visit this New Hampshire glamping tent: Summer and fall are both spectacular.
Outdoor recreation near Barnstead: Suncook River is great for both paddling and swimming, and you can explore the trails right outside your tent.

Glamping Near the New Hampshire Coast

New Hampshire coast
The New Hampshire coast is small but beautiful!

New Hampshire’s coast is short, but memorable — 19 miles of sandy beaches, rocky outcroppings, and a lot of public spaces. We try to make at least one trip to Portsmouth, New Hampshire each year, and we are always discovering new places to hike, eat, and sleep.

The following glamping destinations may not be directly on the coast, but they’re close enough to enjoy all that the area has to offer.

Tiny Tree Cabin: Rye, New Hampshire

A treehouse for rent in Rye, New Hampshire. Photo source: Airbnb
A small, but magnificent treehouse in Rye, New Hampshire. Photo source: Airbnb

This tiny glamping cabin is rustic, but you can’t beat the location, with trails that connect to local conservation land for endless exploration opportunities. Tiny Pine Tree Cabin is a short walk down a wooded lane. A sun-dappled open deck on 3 sides of the cabin allows ample space to sit amongst the trees with provided camp chairs.

Inside, you will find a small living area with some portable furniture and a kitchen corner surrounded by windows. A ladder leads to a sleeping loft with room for 2-4 people on camping mats (linens provided). The main house, which is located nearby, includes a private guest room and modern amenities that will not be shared with anyone else during your stay. A deck and fire pit are available for relaxing outdoors.

Best time to visit this glamping destination: The treehouse is not heated or insulated, so we’d recommend a summer visit.
Outdoor recreation near Rye: Definitely hike the trails at Odiorne Point State Park. If you want to relax on a sandy beach, check out Wallis Sands State Park, but not that it does get crowded in the summer.

Tiny House in Epping, New Hampshire

tiny house rental in Epping, NH. Photo source: Airbnb
This tiny home feels very spacious inside! Photo source: Airbnb

This brand new tiny house rental in Epping has everything you need for a cozy stay near the New Hampshire coast. An airy entry with tall ceilings in the main living area makes the space feel much larger than it is. Beautiful natural wood and lots of natural light give the space a cozy feel, and thoughtful details make this a memorable glamping experience.

The tiny home is located on a motel property, but don’t let that deter you! It is energy efficient and comes with Wi-Fi, a smart TV, a kitchen, and a bathroom with a shower. A sleeping loft features a plush queen-size bed with luxurious linens. This is a true tiny house experience that you won’t want to miss!

Best time to visit this New Hampshire tiny home: Summer and fall would both be lovely!
Outdoor recreation near Epping: This tiny home is about 30 minutes from the coast, so I definitely recommend heading there if you have time. We love Jenness Beach, which is family-friendly. If you want to explore closer to Epping, check out Lamprey River Forest and Pawtuckaway State Park.

Glamping in the Great North Woods

new hampshire moose
Moose are a often sighted in the Great North Woods

This remote region of New Hampshire is home to vast tracts of forest, along with numerous rivers and lakes. There are fewer people up here, and it’s easy to get lost and find solitude. It’s also a great spot for seeing moose and other wildlife, as well as fishing, paddling, and ATV riding. If you really want to get away from it all, then glamping in the Great North Woods may be exactly what you need!

In addition to the private glamping spots mentioned below, New Hamsphire State Parks has some cabins and yurts available for rent in the Great North Woods. I’ve detailed them in the New Hampshire State Parks section further down.

Glamping at Bear Rock Adventures: Colebrook, NH

A view of Tentrr glamping with mountain views from Bear Rock Adventures. Photo source: Tentrr
A dream location for ATV riders! Photo source: Tentrr

Bear Rock Adventures is a year-round Polaris adventures outfitter providing side-by-sides and snowmobiles for exploring the Great North Woods. With Bear Rock Adventures, you can explore 1,000 miles of trails on guided and unguided tours. More recently, Bear Rock has partnered with Tentrr to offer premium New Hampshire glamping adventures to go along with your ATV experience.

Each site includes a canvas glamping tent with a personal wood stove for cold nights, a queen-size bed for maximum comfort, a picnic table, Adirondack chairs, a camp toilet, and a fire pit with a grill. Choose from four different sites, each perched atop a small mountain that shows the vast landscape of the Great North Woods and Canada during the day, and a breathtaking amount of stars and the Milky Way at night.

Best time to visit this New Hampshire glamping spot: Summer and fall are best.
Outdoor recreation near Colebrook: These glamping sites are just off ‘Ride The Wilds’ ATV trail system. Dixville Notch & Connecticut have numerous hiking trails as well.

The Tea House: Errol, New Hampshire

The Tea House in Eroll, New Hampshire. Photo source: Airbnb
Such a cute cottage – perfect for couples! Photo source: Airbnb

Nestled on the edge of a stream on a 1200-acre bison and elk farm, this tiny cottage in Errol, New Hampshire makes for a relaxing getaway for a single or couple. Swim in the stream, visit the farm animals, hike the trails, or simply relax with a book on the balcony. With a queen-size bed, claw foot tub, and mini kitchen you may never want to go back to reality. The Tea House includes Wi-Fi and is pet-friendly.

Best time to visit this tiny home: Summer and fall would be lovely!
Outdoor recreation near Errol: This is a wild place near the Maine border. Definitely check out Umbagog Lake State Park for hiking and paddling.

Glamping in Southern New Hampshire

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Fall is a great time to visit Southern New Hampshire

Southern New Hampshire is an enticing getaway because of its close proximity to Boston and other metropolitan areas, but it’s also a lovely part of the state with small, picturesque villages, great hiking, and ponds and rivers for paddling. These southern New Hampshire glamping destinations are secluded and unique, perfect for your next vacation.

In addition to the glamping properties listed below, there are some cabin rentals in Southern New Hampshire in the New Hampshire State Park section further down.

Treehouse Glamping in Dunbarton, New Hampshire

A New Hampshire treehouse you can rent in Dunbarton, New Hampshire
Bring your own sleeping bags to this New Hampshire treehouse! Photo source: Airbnb

Yes, we’ve got another treehouse for you! Follow the suspended path through the trees to your own little treetop oasis. This unique treehouse rests 30 feet above the forest floor. Amenities include electricity, Wi-Fi, a composting toilet, a woodstove, a fridge, pots and pans, and flashlights. You do have to bring your own sleeping bags to use on the beds.

The treehouse is located on five wooded acres adjacent to 200 acres of conservation land. There is a large pond for fishing and well-marked hiking trails. Pets and children under 10 are not permitted for safety reasons.

Best time to visit this New Hampshire treehouse: This is a four-season getaway, but winter visitors will need to have a four-wheel drive.
Outdoor adventures near Dunbarton: Clough State Park is located on Everett Lake with great paddling and trails for hiking.

Solar-Powered Yurt: Rindge, New Hampshire

A wooden, solar-powered yurt for rent in Rindge, New Hampshire. Photo source: Airbnb
There’s so much to love about this unique glamping retreat! Photo source: Airbnb

This incredibly unique yurt in Rindge is a Bill Copperthwaite design built in 1974 as housing for a local school. It is located on a beautiful piece of land that is maintained by a South of Monadnock Community. The yurt is 35′ in diameter and includes a small upstairs bedroom, additional sleeping space downstairs, a woodstove, full kitchen, bathroom with laundry, and solar electricity. Wi-Fi is available and the space is pet-friendly too!

Outdoor space includes woods for non-motorized recreation, farm animals, and a CSA vegetable farm.

Best time to visit this New Hampshire yurt: It is set-up for year-round stays, but summer and fall would be best.
Outdoor recreation near Rindge: If you haven’t hiked Mt. Monadnock yet, definitely plan to do it. The hike is moderately difficult and the 360-degree views are just incredible! Nearby Contoocook Lake is great for paddling, fishing, and spotting wildlife.

Rustic Tiny House: Surry, New Hampshire

New Hampshire tiny house Surrey
This is the tiniest tiny house. Photo source: Airbnb

This adorable tiny house in Surry takes tiny to new levels. The footprint is just 8’x8′, so be prepared to spend lots of time outside! There is just enough room inside for a queen-size bed, and there is no electricity or plumbing. What you do get is 130 acres of solitude, a fire pit for cooking, a pond with kayaks, a hammock, and a little outhouse.

If you don’t mind roughing it, you will find this cozy New Hampshire glamping destination a lovely step above camping, and the perfect spot to get away from everything but the woods! Dogs are not permitted, and firewood is provided.

Best time to visit this New Hampshire glamping spot: Summer would be best!
Outdoor recreation near Surry: Surry Mountain Lake is great for swimming and paddling, and the trails around Goose Pond are peaceful and beautiful.

Glamping in New Hampshire State Parks

Up until now, we’ve been focusing on privately run New Hampshire glamping properties, but New Hampshire State Parks also have some great cabin and yurt rentals. Here’s a brief overview of the New Hampshire State Parks that have lodging or glamping opportunities, as well as the region they are located.

  • Bear Brook State Park: Located in the Merrimack Valley of Southern New Hampshire, Bear Brook State Park has eight cabins available for rent. Sleeping either four or six people, the cabins do not have electricity, and dogs are not permitted. There is a drop-off area, but you have to walk to the cabins. With more than 10,000 acres, this is the largest developed state park in New Hampshire.
  • Coleman State Park: Book a private cabin or lodge house and head to the Great North Woods. Some of the cabins are only available in the winter, making them an excellent home base for snowmobiling adventures. Pets are not permitted in the cabins.
  • Jericho Mountain State Park: The cabins at Jericho Mountain State Park are located in Berlin in the Great North Woods Region. There are lots of ATV trails nearby, and you can ride the trails directly from the park for many miles. Dogs are permitted in the campground, but not in the cabins.
  • Milan Hill State Park: This hilltop campground is located in the Great North Woods, and features many miles of hiking trails, a fire tower, and incredible views. There are four primitive yurts available for rent. This is a pet-friendly campground.
  • Pawtuckaway State Parks: There are five cabins available to rent in Pawtuckaway State Park, which is located in Southern New Hampshire. The cabins are equipped with electricity, a picnic table, and an outdoor fire pit. Dogs are not allowed. The park has a lake with a beach, extensive trails, and a fire tower.
  • Umbagog Lake State Park: Located on the border with Maine in the Great North Woods region, the Ellis Camps at Umbagog Lake can only be reached by boat. These remote cabin rentals are primitive and located right on the water. They sleep between three and six people, depending on the cabin.

Are you ready to leave your tent behind and relax at the best glamping spots in New Hampshire? Which one of these destinations would you visit first? Drop us a comment below!

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A treehouse in New Hampshire. Photo source: Airbnb
A collage of photos featuring New Hampshire glamping destinations

Laurence Holyoak

Tuesday 12th of January 2021

These look amazing! Especially that treehouse that’s 30 feet up. Incredible!!!