How to Turn Your Camping Trip Into a Glamping Trip

Let’s face it, not all of us are fans of camping. A vacation at a resort or hotel can be much more comfortable than sleeping on hard ground.

However, just because you don’t like it doesn’t mean you can’t spend a night in the great outdoors. You just need to plan ahead and make your trip into something a little more glamorous. 

In this article, we are going to go over a few tips that can turn your camping trip into a glamping trip.

Sound interesting? Then let’s get started!

Find a source of power.

If you’re going to be in the wilderness, being connected to power can make the entire experience much more enjoyable. You’ll have great lighting and can bring all of your favorite devices with you.

Solar power is excellent because it charges from the sun and is powerful enough for all your needs. If you’re unsure where to get started, check out this 200w monocrystalline solar panel.

Invest in a high-quality tent.

You want to be as comfortable as possible in order to get a good night’s sleep outside. Traditional tents won’t cut it, so don’t be scared to look for better options. Just be prepared to pay for quality.

Pole types are the most popular for many glampers, but they can be challenging to set up. Pop-up tents are a more convenient choice and are great for those without much experience.

Cozy up your bedding.

Alongside your tent design, what really makes glamping unique is the cozy and warm atmosphere. So, bring along your favorite cushions and blankets for your mattress, chairs, and cot/stretcher. 

A few rugs to cover the floor can also make a big difference! By the time you are finished decorating, it will feel like you’re staying in a deluxe hotel room!

Create a separate eating area.

Just because you’ve created an incredible indoor space doesn’t mean you have to stop there. To truly immerse yourself in luxury camping, you need to have a wonderful eating area.

Set up stations for all of your food, and don’t forget about some comfortable camping chairs so that you can sit around the campfire. Not sure what to serve? Here are some delicious and simple recipes that everyone will enjoy.

Plan nightly entertainment.

Finally, to finish off your trip, don’t forget to plan great nightly entertainment. For example, you might consider setting up an outdoor movie screen and projector to play some flicks, organize a games night, or go classic with marshmallow roasting.

There are so many options out there to choose from. You’ll make memories that you will remember for life.

Final words.

As you can see from the above, camping does not have to be boring, uncomfortable, or stressful. If you want luxury, you can make a few simple changes to turn your trip into a glamping experience. 

What do you think? Is there any other advice that you would recommend to others?

Andy Higgs
Andy Higgs

I know what it's like to go from being a crazy backpacker without a care in the world, via being a vaguely sensible parent to being an adventurer once more. In other words, evolving into a Grown-up Traveller.

Like everyone else, I love to travel, have visited a lot of countries and all that but my big thing is Africa.

I also own and run The Grown-up Travel Company as a travel designer creating personalised African itineraries for experienced adventurers

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