7 unique places to go glamping near Birmingham

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Can you see yourself here? Photo via Airbnb

Love camping and modernity? Then you will love glamping, the combination of glamour and camping! We’ve gathered all the best glamping locations within 2 hours of Birmingham for you to enjoy.

1. The Spartan “Glamper”

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It’s like your very own spaceship. Photo via Urban Lens Studios

Have an affinity for vintage themed trips? The Spartan is the perfect spot for you, then. Built in 1949 by the Spartan Aircraft Company, the Spartan is a aluminum glamp paradise. Don’t miss your chance to book this little camper for your glamping near Birmingham experience.

Located in New Market, this getaway is a little over 2 hours away. That means it’s perfect for a long weekend trip for the busy bee. It’s glamping, so there’s a kitchen, bedroom and a bathroom.

  • Distance: 103 miles
  • Rates: $84/night
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2. Wanderlust Treehouse

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It’s every glampers dream! Photo via Airbnb

Hello treehouse lovers. This magical glamping-style treehouse is the best way to get back to nature. After chilling at the Wanderlust Treehouse—that’s 15 feet above the ground—you can find plenty of waterfalls, hiking and horseback riding within 30-60 minutes from the property.

You’ll probably be glad to hear this glamping location is only an hour away from Birmingham. Start packing!

  • Distance: 48 miles
  • Rates: $350/night
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3. YURT 2 Logan Martin Lake-Clear Creek Cove RV Resort

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A private room + wifi awaits you. Photo via Airbnb

Jump in the Yurt at Clear Creek Cove RV resort to experience a cozy getaway. Located at Lake Martin, this is a perfect glamping experience for those who still want access to modern tech.

Come by this lakefront for private glamping near Birmingham. Insert yourself into the lake life at the Yurt on Lake Martin!

  • Distance: 30 miles
  • Rates: $150/night
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4. Birdsong Double Decker Bus+Tiny House

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Van life is as Boho as it gets. Photo via Airbnb

The Birdsong features not one but two buses. Check out this two bus conversion with a grand old school bus on the bottom and a Volkswagen bus on top—it acts an extension to the ceiling. This bus is every boho campers dream.

While staying here you get private access to the tiny house. The bus life and a tiny home? You can’t get better than this! Check out the inside—it has a small kitchen with a stove, fridge, microwave, coffeemaker and also bunk beds. WOW.

  • Distance: 57 miles
  • Rates: $121/night
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5. The East Fork Cottage

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Check out the view from the master room! Photo via Airbnb

Want to live that cottagecore life for a moment? The East Fork Cottage sits on the river nuzzled away in the woods. There’s no cell service or wifi, so you can get a chance to truly unplug and indulge yourself in nature.

Only 398sqft, this tiny home has five beds, an entire kitchen, and a cozy little seating area. It’s only 6 miles away from Mentone, so be sure to check out all the wonderful local cafes.

  • Distance: 105 miles
  • Rates: $125/night
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6. Off-Grid Tiny Adventure

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A home away from home. Photo via Airbnb

Nothing is more glamp, than a tiny house in the woods. This tiny adventure offers a fully stocked kitchen—eggs from the superhost’s chicken—and all the things to make your glamping run smoothly. Water lovers will want to check this place out since it overlooks a small river. It’s the optimal place for kayaking or simply vibing by the water.

This tiny getaway is only 30 minutes north of Birmingham and right off I-65. Enjoy the 105 acres of trails at your back door—a solitary paradise.

FUN FACT: This getaway is Alabama’s only off-grid tiny house.

  • Distance: 23 miles
  • Rates: $148/night
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7. (BONUS) Mercedes Storyteller Overland

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Mercedes-Benz of Birmingham & Storyteller Overland. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

If you love avoiding large crowds and cooler weather, then fall camping in Birmingham is the way to go. The Mercedes Storyteller Overland was created at the Mercedes-Benz of Birmingham with the Magic City in mind. This customizable van can be rented and taken to any of your fave nearby state parks. You’ll probably catch me at Cheaha this month—who doesn’t love to visit the highest peak in Bama.

Find out if this van is right for you by visiting their website.

TIP: Birmingham has so many unique camping places. Check out our article where we gathered the best local shops + best camping spots.

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Summer Guffey
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