Florida’s beaches and theme parks get all the press, but locals know the #RealFlorida is the true headliner. Pristine parks, lakes, marshes, rivers, and freshwater springs tell the story of a naturally rich state that refuses to concede to stereotypes. Of course, a walk on the wild side calls for an entirely different type of lodging.
If you’re ready for an adventure, look beyond standard hotels to a variety of Florida glamping opportunities. A portmanteau of glamorous and camping, glamping provides all the best aspects of camping (immersion in nature, seclusion, simplicity) without sacrificing creature comforts: Think real mattresses, weather-proof shelters, and even electricity in some cases, all with no setup required.
Read on for eight Florida glampsites that put Mother Nature right at your doorstep (or tent zipper, as it were)!