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13 Luxurious Glamping Sites To Visit In Ontario If You Absolutely Hate Camping

Camping is a key element of summer fun. Packing up clothes, food, and taking a road trip to the campsite is one of the most fun things to do during summer. But staying in a tent, sleeping in a sleeping bag, and not having the regular luxuries that you do at home doesn't always sound great to people. Sure some people love everything and anything that's outdoorsy, but others absolutely hate the sound of not sleeping in their comfortable bed at night. 

That's where glamping comes in. Glamour + camping = glamping and it's perfect for anyone that hates camping. Ontario is filled with gorgeous places where you can go glamping. From beautiful hidden beaches to crystal clear lakes, Ontario is filled with wonder. This summer you have to explore the many glamping sites in Ontario for a day of chilling by the lake and roasting marshmallows, all while being comfortable.

Whispering Springs Wilderness Retreat 

Where:141 Mercer Lane, Grafton

Toronto: 1.5 hr drive, Ottawa: 3 hr drive, Kingston: 1.5 hr drive London: 3 hr drive

This stunning glamping site is extremely close to all of Ontario's major cities. It is perfect for a romantic getaway or simply a trip with your friends. If you have never been glamping before, this retreat is the perfect place to start. All of their tents come with a private deck, a private ensuite bathroom, a mini-fridge and coffee maker, luxurious linens and robes, an outdoor fire pit and much more!


Retreat Centre for Well-Being

Where: 2004 Bay Lake Rd, Bancroft

Via Glamping Hub

Toronto: 3 hr drive, Ottawa: 2.5 hr drive, Kingston: 2 hr drive London: 4.5 hr drive

The Algonquin Tent is located at the Retreat Centre for Well-Being and it is the perfect place to unwind and detox this summer. The center offers tons of different pampering treatments, from the spa to hiking trails, this is the best summer escape. The tent is located in a sunny area at the edge of the forest and trails, overlooking horse paddock, often an area that's visited by deer.


Fronterra Farm

Where: 242 County Road 27, Consecon

Toronto: 2 hr drive, Ottawa: 3 hr drive, Kingston: 1.5 hr drive London: 3.5 hr drive

This campsite is located on a waterfront farm in the magnificent Prince Edward County. Their authentic log-framed prospector tents are just the right mix of rustic luxury you need to slow down and reconnect. Each tent-suite features a kingsized bed, inside sitting lounge, ensuite bathroom with a hot shower and a private outdoor kitchen featuring a charcoal grill.


Elements Luxury Tented Camp

Where: 793 Storyland Rd, Renfrew

Toronto: 4 hr drive, Ottawa: 1 hr drive, Kingston: 2.5 hr drive London: 6 hr drive

This pretty tent is a part of Elements Luxury Tented Camp and it has to be on your summer bucket list. The all-inclusive glamping resort will let you completely escape from reality. The rooms come with room service, butlers and cooking over an open flame! You will be in a true luxury at this amazing glamping resort.


Cozy Luxury Yurt

Where: Washagami Lake, Sudbury

Via Glamping Hub

Toronto: 4 hr drive, Ottawa: 5 hr drive, Kingston: 6 hr drive London: 6 hr drive

This cute yurt sits right beside the stunning Lake Washagami. It is a drive out of many Ontario cities, but it's totally worth it. The cozy yurt is located near Sudbury, Ontario, and features a double bed and can accommodate two glampers. In the yurt, guests will find a mini-fridge, a stove-top coffeemaker, a pot and skillet, two five-gallon and one almost two-gallon containers for potable water and bathing, and much more!


Moonlight Glamping

Where: Elora

Toronto: 1.5 hr drive, Ottawa: 5.5 hr drive, Kingston: 3.5 hr drive London: 1.5 hr drive

This cute campsite offers 5 different types of tents that you can rent. Each tent or tipi can be customized depending on how you want your tent to look! Close to the glampsite there are tons of activities. From ziplining to river tubing to walking tours, you will have such a blast at Moonlight Glamping.


Northridge Inn & Resort 

Where: 712 S Lake Bernard Rd, Sundridge

Toronto: 3 hr drive, Ottawa: 4 hr drive, Kingston: 4.5 hr drive London: 4 hr drive

Each glamping tent has a beautiful view of Lake Bernard with a private porch and large luxurious suite space. The glamping comes with daily breakfast for two with coffee or tea, wifi (including on the beach), fire pit, BBQ grill, bath and shower products, and a dining area in the tent. You are in for a luxurious time at these stunning tents.


WildExodus Travel

Where: Dalton Rd, Timmins

Via WildExodus

Toronto: 7 hr drive, Ottawa: 8 hr drive, Kingston: 9 hr drive London: 8.5 hr drive

How perfect is that glamping tent?! Head to Timmins to spend luxurious nights in a custom-built prospector tent within the Canadian Boreal forest. While at the resort you can take a leisurely hike with a trapper, float down ancient canoe routes, cruise Kenogamissi, and enjoy delicious meals. Each glamping tent comes with a queen bed, log furniture, electricity, and raised flooring.


Oakwood Escape

Where: 7445 Highway 3 West, RR1, Dunnville

Toronto: 1.5 hr drive, Ottawa: 5 hr drive, Kingston: 3.5 hr drive London: 1.5 hr drive

A true escape, this glamping site is perfect for you if you love the forest. The whole site is roughly 50 acres with a large section of untouched, beautiful, Carolinian forest. At Oakwood Escape you will be able to stay in one of their canvas prospector tents. The tents are spacious with comfortable beds and bedding, as well as all of the handmade furniture. Finally, each tent has its own stunning, picture-perfect view of lakes and forests.


Luxury Tent Rental

Where: Sundridge

Via Glamping Hub

Toronto: 3 hr drive, Ottawa: 4 hr drive, Kingston: 4.5 hr drive London: 4 hr drive

This luxury tent is located in Sundridge, Ontario, and offers a unique getaway with beautiful, panoramic views of Lake Bernard. It's perfect for a romantic getaway with your bae! The property has a ton of things to do, there's a pool, hot tub, cafe, bar, fire pit, spa and so much more!


Northern Edge 

Where: Algonquin Park, 100 Ottawa Ave, South River

Toronto: 3 hr drive, Ottawa: 4 hr drive, Kingston: 4.5 hr drive London: 4.5 hr drive

At this adorable cabin you will be 100% immersed in nature. Sleep in the fresh forest air, and rise with the birds as the morning sun lights up your cabin naturally. The wood and canvas tents are clean, dry, and hidden on a hillside surrounded by the lush greenery of our forest at the edge of Algonquin Park. Each tent comes with comfy feather duvets and colourful linen sheets, bathrooms and showers located close by, and a choice of bunk beds or a double bed.


OutPost Company 

Where: Temagami

Via outpostco

Toronto: 4.5 hr drive, Ottawa: 5 hr drive, Kingston: 6 hr drive, London: 6 hr drive

From downtown Toronto (Toronto Island Airport), you will embark on a private float-plane ride that will fly you for 90 minutes directly to the camp. So head to Toronto then take a plane and completely escape! OutPost Company is rooted in the myth and traditions of Canada’s founding peoples, and for three days and nights it will wrap you in splendid isolation. Single bed tents are furnished with queen size beds, Egyptian cotton sheets, duvets and pillows.


Luxury Camping Tent 

Where: Parry Sound

Via Glamping Hub

Toronto: 2.5 hr drive, Ottawa: 5 hr drive, Kingston: 4.5 hr drive, London: 3.5 hr drive

Hidden within a secluded, woodland environment near the shores of Mill Lake, this glamping site is located in Parry Sound, Ontario. Inside the tent, guests will find two twin-size beds. The tent includes a waterfront deck where daily yoga classes are held, a screened pavilion with a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining area, Wi-Fi, outlets for charging devices, hammocks, a sandy beach, a dock, solar light-lined trails, and guided trips for canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, mountain biking, and cycling.


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