Top Underrated Summer Vacation Spots in the U.S.

By Julia Dennis

Warm days and abundant sun rays are just around the corner, and it’s definitely time to begin planning your next great glamping summer vacation. If you’re tired of the same old predictable vacation destinations, these top underrated summer vacation spots in the U.S. will breathe a new life into your vacation routine. Instead of staying in a boring old hotel or resort, why not a safari tent, an Airstream, or even a geodesic dome?

Stunning Deluxe Tents in Yellowstone, Montana
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Montana could be considered the hidden gem of the United States, filled to the brim with unbeatable mountain views that tower over some of the most pristine lakes you’ve ever seen. What better way to experience the untouched natural beauty of this amazing state than by kicking back in these stunning tents?

One of the most underrated U.S. vacation spots that you have to visit, this glamping site is just ten minutes away from the entrance of Yellowstone National Park. You’ll be in close proximity to arguably the best park in the United States, offering you endless hours of hiking and sightseeing.

Atlantic Shoreline Airstream Glamping Adventure, Bar Harbor, Maine
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You’ll get the quintessential New England experience when you stay at this Airstream camper on the Atlantic shoreline in Bar Harbor, Maine, for your next luxury camping summer vacation. Endless miles of rocky coastline and cups of mouthwatering clam chowder are waiting for you at this top summer vacation spot.

This is the perfect place for families to enjoy themselves with activities like an express fun train, pancake breakfast, campfire time, a tie dye workshop, and karaoke night. One of the best family vacation spots in the U.S., you and your loved ones will remember staying in this Atlantic Airstream for years to come.

Fantastic Glamping Dome Nestled in Appalachian Mountains, Georgia
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If you’re looking for a truly out-of-the-box summer in the U.S.A., this fantastic glamping dome will give you the most unique getaway you’ve had yet. Tucked away in the Appalachian Mountains, hikers and nature lovers will find a little slice of paradise at this underrated travel destination.

Just a 20-minute journey from the historic city of Ellijay, glampers can attend the annual Apple Festival, or visit a handful vineyards and apple orchards. Near this vacation spot is a plethora of hiking, mountain biking, scenic drives, fishing, boating, rafting and kayaking on more than 3,000 acres of woodlands.

Luxury Safari Tents Perfect for Families Alongside the Grand Canyon, Arizona
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This top summer vacation spot sits at the base of Bill Williams Mountain in one of the largest Ponderosa Pine Forests in the world, only 40 minutes away from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Glampers will be in bliss with train rides up the Grand Canyon, whitewater rafting on the Colorado River, and horseback riding tours—not to mention the complimentary meals that this glamping site offers.

Peaceful Cedar Green House In Silverton, Oregon
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You will be blown away by the beauty of this glass cedar green house in Silverton, Oregon, surrounded by acres of lush green wilderness and abundant sunshine. One of our top summer vacation spots, glampers have a blast relaxing in the indoor cedar hot tub and relaxing on the back porch with a glass of wine and a book. For even more greenery and stunning views, Silver Falls State Park is just a short journey away waiting for you to go for a hike and enjoy the beautiful nature it has to offer.

Thinking about heading to Europe for something new this summer? Take a peek at our European All-Stars for some serious vacation inspiration!