Glamping Northern California is in your mind? Researching options for glamping northern California? No worry. Here are the best spots for glamping in northern California!
Interested in the best places for glamping northern California?
I am not surprised. Glamping in Northern California stands for incredible nature meets luxury camping in one of the most beautiful parts of the USA.
Stunning northern California from Santa Cruz County to Del Norte County provides many amazing outdoor spots for camping, picnicking, running, biking, hiking, horseback riding, swimming, boating, paddle-boarding, water-skiing, and more.
Here are the best places for glamping northern California: from the San Francisco Bay and the Sacramento area to Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley.
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- 2. TENT IN SONOMA FOR GLAMPING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WINE COUNTRY
- 3. LUXURY TENT IN WITTER SPRINGS FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
- 4. HOBBIT HOUSE FOR GLAMPING IN NAPA
- 5. CHIC AIRSTREAM IN NAPA
- 6. VINTAGE TRAILER IN NAPA
- 7. HOBBIT HUT FOR GLAMPING WINE COUNTRY
- 8. MONGOLIAN YURT IN CHICO
- 9. ORIENT EXPRESS TRAIN IN LAKE COUNTY
- 10. TENT IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY FOR GLAMPING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
- 11. BOHO-CHIC TENT IN PESCADERO
- 12. TREEHOUSE FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA IN MONTEREY BAY
- 13. TENT FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BAY AREA
- 14. TREEHOUSE IN SAN JOSE FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BAY AREA
- 15. LUXURY TENT FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST
- 16. TENT IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
- 17. ULTRA-LUXURY TREEHOUSE IN SANTA CRUZ FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST
- 18. AIRSTREAM IN SANTA CRUZ
- 19. UNIQUE TREEHOUSE NEAR SANTA CRUZ FOR GLAMPING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA REDWOODS
- 20. LUXURY TREEHOUSE IN SANTA CRUZ FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA REDWOODS
- 21. SECLUDED REDWOOD TREEHOUSE IN SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS
- 22. DOG FRIENDLY YURT IN MENDOCINO COUNTY FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
- 23. BALINESE HUT FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BEACH
- 24. THE MUSHROOM DOME IN APTOS
- 25. YURT WITH INFINTY POOL IN SACRAMENTO AREA
BEST GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA: TOP NORTHERN CALIFORNIA GLAMPING SPOTS
The collection of the best Northern California glamping places covers airstreams, huts, glamping tents, yurts, treehouses, and unique tiny houses.
1. ULTRA-LUXURY YURT IN SONOMA FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA IN STYLE
This Modern Yurt with Vineyard Views provides ultra-luxury glamping in northern California.
Needless to say, this magnificent yurt is one of the best yurts in California.
The yurt comes with a comfy canopy queen bed, a full kitchen, a wonderful lounging deck, an outdoor bathroom, an outdoor shower, and a bathtub under an oak tree. It has AC/Heating, wifi, and even Bluetooth radio and smart TV. It suits 2 people.
Additionally, the setting atop a hill with spectacular views of vineyards and redwood trees is nothing less than breathtaking.
It is located in Sebastopol in the West Sonoma County, within short drive from downtown Sebastopol and about an hour drive from San Francisco.
This Modern Yurt with Vineyard View in the West Sonoma County grants the ultimate glamping in northern California.
The yurt is available for around $195/ night. The minimum length of stay is 2 nights.
2. TENT IN SONOMA FOR GLAMPING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WINE COUNTRY
Sonoma’s Wildhaven is a 6-acre glamourous campground with 30 luxury tents along the gorgeous Russian River and among stunning Sonoma vineyards.
The Wildhaven’s safari-style tents are waterproof and equipped with luxury linens and the finest furnishings. Each tent has a comfy queen bed and extra blankets, a space heater for colder days, a charming front deck with a large fire pit, and a huge picnic table for enjoying world-celebrated local Sonoma wines. Each tent fits 2 people.
The Wildhaven glamping ground is located in Healdsburg in Sonoma County, in California’s Wine Country. It is about an hour and 20 min drive from San Francisco.
Sonoma’s Wildhaven grants some of the best glamping in northern California.
The Wildhaven’s tent is available for about $149/ night.
3. LUXURY TENT IN WITTER SPRINGS FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
This luxury glamping tent is set on a fabulous 20-acre ranch called Reese Ranch Retreat.
The spacious tent has 1 king bed, 2 sofa beds, warm blankets, a wooden stove, a private outdoor shower, and a rustic outhouse. The tent fits 6 people.
The amazing ranch with cows, sheep, horses, goats, deer, turkeys & squirrels is located in Witter Springs in Lake County, California. Witter Springs is about 2 hour and a half drive from San Francisco.
The tent is available for around $145/ night.
If you are interested in glamorous camping in northern California, this glamping tent in Witter Springs might suit you!
4. HOBBIT HOUSE FOR GLAMPING IN NAPA
If you are researching unique northern California glamping opportunities, you might like this cozy hobbit house.
Cozy Country Cottage is an adorable tiny house made from mudbricks with growing plants on the roof. It comes with a double bed, a bathroom with a shower, a kitchen, and a sauna. The Hobbit Cobin fits 2 people.
The hobbit house is one of the most unique places for glamping northern California.
It is located on a country farm close to historic downtown Petaluma in Sonoma County and near great hiking trails.
Cozy Country Cottage is available for around $140/ night. The minimum length of stay is 2 nights.
5. CHIC AIRSTREAM IN NAPA
Airstream Bambi is a chic French-style trailer with a full kitchen, a king bed, a full bathroom with a rain shower, and a small charming garden. It fits 2 people.
The airstream is conveniently located next to the boutique French Metro Hotel & Cafe in Petaluma. Thus, a complimentary breakfast (like crepes and coffee) is served every morning.
This European-style Airstream trailer is perfectly located within short walking distance to downtown Petaluma in Sonoma County, close to Sonoma wineries, Point Reyes National Seashore, and about 30 min to Napa Valley.
If you would like to try glamping in northern California in a chic Airstream trailer with a unique mix of Northern California, France, and America, please check out Airstream Bambi in Petaluma.
The airstream is available for around $165/ night.
6. VINTAGE TRAILER IN NAPA
Thinking of romantic glamping northern California? How about glamping in a vintage Airstream trailer among Napa grapevines?
This renovated 1948 Spartan Airstream is set in a Cabernet vineyard. It comes with a queen bed for 2 people, a bathhouse with a shower, a covered picnic pavilion, a fire pit, a picnic table under the oak tree next to the vineyard, and 2 bicycles for romantic rides among the Napa vineyards.
The trailer is located a few min from the small town of Yountville in Napa Valley and about 10 min from downtown Napa.
This special and vintage Airstream trailer in the middle of Napa vineyards is a perfect option for romantic glamping northern California.
The trailer is available for around $325/ night. The minimum length of stay is 2 nights.
7. HOBBIT HUT FOR GLAMPING WINE COUNTRY
A Grass-Roofed Earthen Hobbit Hut is a unique lodging in the wine country. Sculptor Miguel Elliott made the hut from adobe bricks with a grass roof.
The hobbit hut belongs to Isis Oasis Sanctuary, a private wooded campground with animals (alpacas, birds, cats, and an ocelot). The sanctuary has huts with double beds and small picnic areas, bathrooms, rustic outdoor showers near the huts, a large dining pavilion, a library, a small temple, multiple spots for meditation, and a theater, a pool, a hot tub, and a sauna. Each hut fits 2 people.
The Isis Oasis Sanctuary is located in Geyserville in Sonoma County, northern California. It is close to the Russian River, 6 mi from Sonoma, and near many fantastic wineries with amazing wine tours in Wine Country.
If you are looking for a unique and somewhat quirky glamping place for a peaceful reflection and to connect with nature, check out A Grass-Roofed Earthen Hobbit Hut
8. MONGOLIAN YURT IN CHICO
Yurt of Wonder is a traditional hand-made Monglian yurt, imported directly from Mogolia.
This authentic wool and cotton Mongolian yurt is painted in classic Mongolian colors. Additionally, the yurt is decorated with rugs and floor cushions, and arty silky Mongolian fabrics that hang on the walls and the ceiling.
The roomy yurt has 2 single beds and it fits 2 people. It has wifi and electricity. Next to the yurt, there is a covered patio with a yoga swing and a hammock, a comfy couch, and table/chairs.
The yurt is set in the backyard of private property with the owner’s house. The yurt has its own private entrance and the bathroom in the house.
It is located in a serene neighborhood of Chico, near coffee shops, stores and close to Bidwell Park in Chico.
Yurt of Wonder provides unique Mongolian-style glamping in northern California.
9. ORIENT EXPRESS TRAIN IN LAKE COUNTY
If you are after unique glamping in northern California, the Orient Express Caboose at the Featherbed Railroad definitely offers one of the most unique glamping experiences.
This Orient Express-themed caboose has an elegant room with a comfy queen bed, an Art Deco mirror, an indoor jacuzzi for two people, and a lovely deck with Clear Lake’s view.
This unique Airbnb comes with served breakfast every morning.
It is located in a meadow under the greenery of trees on the shores of Clear Lake.
Clear Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in California, is only about 2 hours and a half drive from San Francisco. Clear Lake with swimming, water skiing, paddle boarding, boating, and sailing is one of the best places for glamping northern California. In addition, Lake County with amazing vineyards and top-quality wineries is a great destination for glamping northern California.
Orient Express Caboose at the Featherbed Railroad is a unique Airbnb Bed and Breakfast in Northern California.
10. TENT IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY FOR GLAMPING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Folsom Lake Glamping #1 provides a well-appointed tent with a queen bed for a romantic glamping experience.
The luxurious tent belongs to the Creative Excursion campsite with luxury tent rentals. Bathrooms and showers are shared within the campsite.
The Creative Excursion campsite is located on the shores of Folsom Lake, in Folsom Lake State Recreation Area in the foothills of Sierra Nevada.
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area offers a huge range of amazing outdoor activities like biking, running, camping, picnicking, hiking, horseback riding, boating, water-skiing, and fishing. The 32-mile long bicycle path that goes from Folsom Lake to Old Sacramento connects many Sacramento County parks. Therefore, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area is one of the top spots for glamping northern California.
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area is about 30 min drive from Sacramento.
11. BOHO-CHIC TENT IN PESCADERO
This cozy and luxurious tent comes with an antique king bed, a sofa bed, a mini-fridge, an indoor table with chairs, and a private outhouse.
This gorgeously decorated tent belongs to the 22 acre Venture Retreat Center with a hot tube and a pool that are available for the guests upon request.
Venture Retreat Center is located in Pescadero in San Mateo County, close to Hollow Pebble Beach.
The tent is 10 minutes from the beach, and 5 minutes from downtown Pescadero.
The tent is available for around $49/ night. The minimum length of stay is 3 nights.
12. TREEHOUSE FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA IN MONTEREY BAY
This amazing Treehouse in Vineyard Overlooking Monterey Bay stands a 400 sq. ft. platform made on Douglas Fir trees above the ground.
The treehouse has a queen bed, a huge deck with a table and chairs, and spectacular vineyards and Monterey bay views. It fits 2 people.
Wifi and electricity are available in the tent. Bathrooms are available in the main house close to the treehouse.
The treehouse is set among Lago Lomita Vineyards with splendid views of the entire Monterey Bay and the Pacific Ocean with breathtaking sunsets and sunrises. No wonder, the treehouse is one of the most wished and best-rated rentals in California.
It is located on a 44 acres property in the Santa Cruz Mountains, close to Santa Cruz beaches, an hour from SFO or Monterey, and 30 min from San Jose and the Silicon Valley.
The treehouse is available for around $250/ night.
13. TENT FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BAY AREA
If you are interested in glamping in the Bay area, Tule Ranch Deluxe Campsite is one of the best places for glamping in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Picturesque Tule Ranch Deluxe Campsite is an impressive 50-acre eco-ranch, next to a wild preserve.
A tent comes with a queen bed, a separate dome-tent, an outdoor shower and a camp toilet, a picnic table with 2 chairs, a fire pit, and a campfire grill. The tent fits 2 people. It is a perfect retreat for solo people or couples.
The ranch is only 30 min from San Jose, about 1 hour from San Francisco, and 1 hour from Santa Cruz.
It is available for around $218/ night. The minimum lenght of stay is 2 nights.
14. TREEHOUSE IN SAN JOSE FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BAY AREA
What do you say about glamping northern California with gorgeous views of the Silicon Valley?
This treehouse provides exactly that. Even more, this fairytale treehouse seems like a childhood dream treehouse come true.
It is set in between 3 sycamore trees. The house has a kitchenette, a full bathroom, 2 lofts with 2 queen beds, a deck, and a fire pit. It suits 4 people.
It is located in a quiet neighborhood of San Jose, in the outskirts of San Jose in nature with amazing wildlife animals like deers, wild turkeys, and even coyotes that can be seen and heard from the treehouse deck.
The treehouse is available for around $350/ night.
If you are interested in glamping Silicon Valley, please look no further! You will fall in love with this magical treehouse!
15. LUXURY TENT FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST
This luxury camping ten provides first-class glamping on the Northern California coast in the woods, near the beach, and with nature all around.
The well-equipped tent has a cozy queen bed and a single bed with warm beddings for colder days, a deck with Adirondack chairs, a fire pit, a BBQ, and a camp toilet. It can accommodate 4 people.
This idyllic glamping tent is set in the forest that’s home to owls, coyotes, birds, and squirrels that can be heard in the tent area.
It is located in the Soquel mountains, just outside Santa Cruz and only 10 minutes from the beach. In fact, the tent is near Soquel, Aptos, Capitola, and Santa Cruz. In short, it is conveniently close to the beach, with great restaurants, wineries, and trails.
The tent is available for around $120/ night.
16. TENT IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
This tent is on the same property and host by the same host as the prviously above mentioned tent.
This secluded glamping tent has one queen bed, a deck with chairs, a BBQ and a fire pit, and an outdoor bathroom. It suits 4 people.
It is located in Soquel in Santa Cruz county, near Santa Cruz beaches, restaurants, and wineries.
The tent is available for around $120/ night.
If you are looking for a perfect gateway to cozy up in the woods, near the beaches and hiking trails, most likely you will love this luxury camping tent!
17. ULTRA-LUXURY TREEHOUSE IN SANTA CRUZ FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST
If you prefer treehouses to tents and you wish for ultra-luxury glamping in the Santa Cruz area, you might want to book this chic treehouse.
The fabulous treehouse is made largely with natural materials and with heated floors. It has a spacious and airy living room with mid-century furniture, a full kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 3 beds (2 queen beds and a single bed), a study room, a full bathroom, and an elegant patio with a hammock. It fits 6 people.
This ultra luxurious treehouse house has spectacular forest and ocean views.
It is located on top of a small valley in Aptos, close to Santa Cruz and about 45 min from San Jose.
The treehouse is available for around $534/ night.
18. AIRSTREAM IN SANTA CRUZ
If camping in airstreams is your cup of tea, you will enjoy Glamping in the Santa Cruz Airstream.
The airstream is set on a gated hillside property with splendid views and top privacy. The airstream is secluded from the host’s house which is on the same property.
The airstream has a queen bed, a small dining/living area, a kitchenette with all modern amenities (like wifi, a smart tv, dishwasher, fridge, etc.), an RV-style bathroom with a shower, and a deck with a table with chairs and a BBQ. This cute airstream fits 2 people.
It is located in the magical forest of Santa Cruz, near amazing hiking trails going up to the Golf Course. The airstream is only 15-20 minutes away from downtown Santa Cruz and all Santa Cruz coffee shops, and restaurants. It is about 10 min from the Beach Boardwalk and about 45 min from Carmel by the Sea and Monterey.
The airstream is available for around $77/ night. The minimum length of stay is 2 nights.
19. UNIQUE TREEHOUSE NEAR SANTA CRUZ FOR GLAMPING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA REDWOODS
The Pinecone Treehouse is a one-of-kind glamping treehouse near Santa Cruz, California.
Santa Cruz is a popular beach town in northern California. But Santa Cruz is much more than the beach. Redwoods in the Santa Cruz area are some of the best redwoods in California.
The hanging and 360-degree view treehouse is set above ground in the Redwood forest. The house has a queen bed for 2 people. It comes with an additional mini treehouse on the ground with a shower and a bathroom.
It is located in Bonny Doon in the Santa Cruz area, 15 min from Santa Cruz and 25 min from Davenport.
If you want to have a truly unique glamping experience, the marvelous Pinecone Treehouse is a must-try.
20. LUXURY TREEHOUSE IN SANTA CRUZ FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA REDWOODS
If you would like to try out glamping in a luxury treehouse in a redwood grove near Santa Cruz, this treehouse is one of the top rentals.
Luxury Treehouse in the Redwoods is one of the best treehouses for glamping California in style.
The treehouse has a kitchen, a living room with a fireplace, 1 bedroom, 2 beds (a double bed, and a sofa bed), a bathroom, and a wooden deck with wood bench seating. It fits 2 people.
This treehouse is a magical gateway for couples or solo travelers.
It is located in Santa Cruz Happy Valley neighborhood, about 15 min from downtown Santa Cruz, close to Santa Cruz Mountain wineries, golf courses, the beaches, and the mountains.
The treehouse is available for around $195/ night.
21. SECLUDED REDWOOD TREEHOUSE IN SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS
Redwood Treehouse in Santa Cruz Mountains is one of the most wished treehouses in California overall.
This arty treehouse in the redwood forest was built by a stained glass artist. This remote and utterly cozy treehouse has trees growing inside the house.
The treehouse has a full kitchen, a living/dining area, a full bathroom, a hot tub under the trees, a deck with a bench with forest views. It suits 2 people.
It is located in a grove in Watsonville in Santa Cruz Mountains, close to HWY 1. The beach is only 25 minutes away.
This magical treehouse is a peaceful retreat and romantic gateway in the middle of the redwoods. Remember, this is one of the most wished glamping places in California. So, it is hard to find an available time for the booking.
The treehouse is available for around $149/ night.
22. DOG FRIENDLY YURT IN MENDOCINO COUNTY FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
What do you say about glamping in a healing sanctuary in pristine nature in northern California?
This amazing yurt is exactly that. It is set on a 33-acre private property bordered by a state reserve and a forest. The yurt has a king bed, a twin bed, and a dining table with chairs. It suits 4 people.
A bathhouse with 1 indoor shower and 2 outdoor showers are near the yurt.
This camping yurt in California is pet-friendly. The hosts are animal lovers and dogs are welcomed.
It is located 4 mi from Mendocino. The property borders Jughandle State Reserve, and the east by Jackson State Forest.
This pet-friendly yurt is available for around $175/ night. The minimum length of stay is 2 nights.
23. BALINESE HUT FOR GLAMPING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BEACH
Glamping in Balinese huts of the Willow Camp provides a one-of-a-kind glamping experience in northern California.
The Willow Camp has 4 basic and exotic Balinese huts with comfy beds, a cabin, 2 bathrooms, 1 shower, a BBQ, multiple fire pits, lovely gardens, and a charming lily pond. The huts are authentic Balinese, transported from Bali and rebuilt in Stinson Beach. This small privately owned camp fits 8 people.
It is located a 2-minute walk from Stinson Beach. White sandy Stinson Beach within Golden Gate National Recreation Area is one of the best swimming beaches in northern California. Stinson Beach is 2.5 mi from Bolinas and about 20 mi from San Francisco.
If you are dreaming of luxury camping close to the waves and with ocean sounds in northern California, you need to try glamping in Balifornia huts.
A hut in the Willow Camp is available for around $104/ night. The minimum length of stay is 2 nights.
24. THE MUSHROOM DOME IN APTOS
How does glamping northern California in the most visited Airbnb in the world sound to you?
The Mushroom Dome Retreat & LAND of Paradise Suite is the most popular Airbnb in the world.
It is located in the Santa Cruz Redwoods, one of the most beautiful parts of northern California.
The Mushroom Dome Retreat & LAND of Paradise Suite cover the Mushroom Dome, the LAND of Paradise Suite, and 10 acres of the land. The Dome has the main floor with a table, chairs, a couch, and a kitchenette, a loft with a comfy queen bed, a large deck with a table, chairs, and a BBQ. The LAND of Paradise Suite comes with a double bed and a small kitchenette. The rental comes with a bathroom with a shower and a self-contained composting toilet. It suits 3 people.
It is located about 10 min from Aptos Village in the Santa Cruz area, 10 min from Rio Del Mar Beach, and Seacliff State Beach.
Downtown Santa Cruz and the Beach Boardwalk are 20 min away, 45 min from Monterey is about 45 min, Carmel is about 50 min, Big Sur is about 90 min and San Francisco is about 90 min away.
If you want to experience glamping in the most visited Airbnb in the world, just make your booking at The Mushroom Dome Retreat & LAND of Paradise Suite!
25. YURT WITH INFINTY POOL IN SACRAMENTO AREA
Sunset Yurt with a stunning 5-star infinity pool is one of the most amazing rentals for glamping northern California.
This huge and stylish yurt with luxurious touches has a queen bed, a heater, and extra blankets for colder days, an electric fan for warmer days, a small fridge, an outdoor picnic table with chairs and a fireplace, and an outhouse with a compost toilet. The yurt suits 2 people. And it is pet-friendly as well.
The yurt is set on a 32-acre private forested property with the main house, a salt-water 5-star infinity pool, amazing hiking trails, 2 ponds, and fantastic sunset and star gazing viewpoints. The pool is within walking distance of the yurt and it is available to the yurt guests.
It is located in a forest in Garden Valley in the Sierra Nevada foothills in Northern California. Furthermore, the Garden Valley is in the wine country, near many great wineries and several lakes with lots of opportunities for swimming, paddle boarding, and similar water-sports.
Garden Valley is about 60 min from Sacramento and the Sacramento airport, about 90 min from South Lake Tahoe, and 2 hours and a half from San Francisco.
The sunset yurt is the ultimate place for glamping Northern California to the finest!