Yurts, Tipis and Tents: You Need to See Them for Yourself!

You’ve dreamed about it. You’ve studied the great photos on our website and Facebook page. You’ve thought about the perfect spot. You’ve talked to your friends about it.

Yurts with windows

Now, maybe you should sleep on it. Or actually sleep in it.

We have a list on our website of many places to visit a yurt, tipi or tent. Some are at resorts, campgrounds or B&Bs- so you can sleep there. Others are at schools, camps or spas, which are usually available for a walk through. In all cases, we ask that you contact the owner to make sure they are okay with you coming to look.

Here are a few choice examples from our list of favorite places to see yurts:

Are you in the Denver area? The Plains Conservation Center in Aurora has a 30’ Colorado Yurt and several Earthworks Tipis. Visit them to see these great structures while discovering our local prairie.

You can reserve a yurt in our Colorado State Park campgrounds, including Ridgway, Golden Gate, Mancos and Pearl Lake.

Yurt at Pearl Lake State Park, CO

Great parks to stay in a Colorado Yurt outside our state include: GoblinValleyRockport and East Canyon State Parks in Utah, DeGray Lake State Park in Arkansas, Abilene State Park in Texas and the Manitoba Provincial Parks in Canada.

Yurt at Goblin Valley State Park, UT

The Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, CA has a yurt for their spa services, as does Orvis Hot Springs in Ridgway, CO. Or you could take a class at BE Yoga Yurt in Virginia.

Yurts in Colorado

Yurts at Orvis Hot Springs, CO

To see or stay in an Earthworks Tipi, try:

Mesa RV Resort in Gunnison, CO has a couple of beautiful hand-painted tipis at their campground.

Red Cone Retreat near Norwood, CO has tipi accommodations in a bed and breakfast setting. We are making a couple of new tipis for Red Cone, which will be available for rent later this summer.

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Tipis at Red Cone Retreat, CO

Want an adventure, followed by a night’s stay in a tipi? Try North Georgia Canopy Tours near Atlanta. They have one of the premier zipline adventures in the nation, and several Earthworks tipis outfitted with log beds, fine linens and air conditioning.

North Georgia Interior

Inside a tipi at North Georgia Canopy Tours, GA

Are you more of a river rat? Sands Whitewater in Jackson Hole, WY has tipis on the Snake River. You can raft out to them, spend the night and return to civilization the next day.

One of the best examples of Cimarron Tents used for lodging is at MaryJanesFarm in Moscow, ID.They are leaders in the “glamping” movement, and will treat you to wonderful accommodations and delicious organic gourmet food.

Tent interior at Mary Jane’s Farm in Idaho

On the other side of the country, in Pittsburg, NH, Enchanted Acres is a women’s retreat where Cimarron Tents provide rustic housing for guests looking for relaxation and rejuvenation.

And, we alwayswelcome you to our offices here in Montrose, CO where we have two yurts and a tipi set up for you to see.

After you visit, or better yet wake up in a tipi, tent or yurt we’ll know you’ll want one for your own.

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