AARP: 7 Glamping Spots Near National Parks for Older Adults

By Kate Loweth, June 19, 2024

Roasting s’mores around the campfire, dark skies filled with millions of stars and days spent hiking through redwood forests or red rock canyons. These are the nostalgic images that motivate travelers to plan a visit to one of the 429 parks in the U.S. National Park System.

Those who want to spend as much time in nature as possible find that glamping offers the best elements of camping, plus an actual bed to sleep in at night. Nearly 8 million people went glamping in the U.S. in 2023, according to a report by camping platform The Dyrt, and it has become a favorite for outdoor lovers of all ages.

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