Kids need fresh air, dirt on their hands, and long hikes in the woods. Traditionally, schools have kept kids in a classroom, sitting at a desk for most of the school day. Now, progressive and forward-thinking educators are embracing a different approach. One where children are outdoors, learning in nature for most or all of […]
For many of us, 2020 was the year we stayed very close to home. For Mary Beth, that has been her life for the past few years. Chronic health issues have meant that she stays home most of the time, unable to venture very far away. She lives with her guy, Fran, on a half-acre […]
If you’ve ever visited our hometown of Montrose, Colorado- you know about two of our most spectacular sights. First, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is just east of town and offers amazing sheer canyon scenery surrounded by juniper and pinon forest. To our south, we enjoy incredible views of the San Juan mountains. […]
A few years ago, Jan and Scott Roundy showed up at our shop in Montrose, Colorado. They had a plan. The Roundys have land in Escalante, Utah- and in 2015 they had a vision of a yurt glamping destination. The popularity of Grand […]
This is a first-person story from a customer in California:
Five years ago, we bought a small piece of dirt to create a “farm”… We didn’t know what we were getting into, but we have worked hard to plant trees, grapevines, a garden and a barn (the barn seems like it will never be done, but […]
Glamping is a mash-up word of “glamour” and “camping”. Start with the desire to experience the outdoors, add a comfortable bed and flush toilet- and you have glamping. Who can argue with that?
The Views RV Park and Campground in Dolores, Colorado, is in the heart of spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery and […]
NOTE: Turtle Yurts opens for 2021 season in early May.
If you’ve ever visited the shores of Lake Superior in Wisconsin, you know what a special place it is. The history, beaches, fishing and nearby Apostle Islands draw visitors from all over the world. Jon Sherwood and Gina Monroe have a beautiful wooded property that is […]
Do you love the outdoors? Do you relax while listening to the wind through the trees? Do you have equally strong feelings about comfortable mattresses and plumbing? You are not alone. The combination of camping and comfortable amenities is the hottest trend in hospitality, combining camping and “glamour”- known as glamping. We hear a lot […]
Camp K near Salt Lake City is a unique, special place designed for people of all abilities. The camp exists to serve, inspire, care for, and make a difference in people’s lives. Since 1967, Kostopulos Dream Foundation (Camp K) has been dedicated to […]