5 Top Bay Area Glamping Spots
Wine Country Yurts. Location, location! This Calistoga park is within walking distance to several wineries. Prices start at $70 a night. St. Helena Highway, Calistoga. 707-942-4575.
Safari West. Bring along a copy of Hemingway and lounge on the deck of these tent cabins that were imported from Africa. You can watch the giraffes or listen to the flamingos serenade you at night. 3115 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa. 707-579-2551 $200 to $315, depending on the season.
Costanoa Lodge & Camp. This eco-adventure resort is connected to four state parks and 30,000 acres of hiking trails. It also features a bar and restaurant, general store, catering, Wi-Fi, spa and hot tubs. After a full day of hiking, you can crash in a tent bungalow, a cabin, lodge room or basic tent site. Check the website for rates. Rossi Road at Highway 1, Pescadero. 1-877-262-7848.
Mt. Madonna Yurts. Sleep in a yurt surrounded by redwoods. Your kids can search for newts and banana slugs on the nearby paths, or tell stories around the firepit. $60-$90. 408-355-2201. 7850 Pole Line Road, Watsonville.
Redwood Tree House. Have you ever wanted to spend the night in a tree house? Here’s your chance. Located in the mountains near Corralitos, the treehouse has a high-bed, a kitchen with a small stove, refrigerator and typical cooking tools. $550 a night. Two-night minimum.
Amy Ettinger is the online/social media editor at Bay Area Parent.