Secluded Luxury Camping Tent on Otter Lake near Girard, Illinois

Girard, Illinois (United States)
Safari Tents
1 unit
2 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue

This amazing luxury camping tent rental is located on the edge of Otter Lake near Girard in central Illinois and can sleep up to two guests. The secluded tent is on stilts and is furnished with a comfortable queen-size bed.

The tent has access to a toilet and shower facility just steps away from the tent. Meals can be prepared in the covered, outdoor cooking area, which features a grill, basic cooking utensils, and a fire pit, allowing for a carefree glamping experience in the midst of nature. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Cell service
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Queen-size bed
  • Deck/Patio
  • Coffeemaker
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fire pit
  • Games

Guests who stay at this property will be able to experience the best of what glamping in Illinois has to offer in private. This tent offers a comfortable queen-size bed. A bathroom and shower facility can be accessed within steps of the tent. The property has a covered outdoor cooking area, which includes a grill, basic cooking items, and a fire pit.

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Guest Services

  • Kayak/Canoe rental

Location + Surroundings

This tent rental is tucked away in a private patch of woodland by Otter Lake, a 765-acre reservoir near the town of Girard in central Illinois. This camping spot would make a good stopping off point for a Route 66 road trip, as it is just 10 minutes from the original (1926-30) route. The rental is located under an hour from Springfield, home of former North American president Abraham Lincoln. The nearest international airport is Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, 89 miles from the rental. Read More


  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Winter sports
  • Biking

This tent rental is located in a quiet and peaceful woodland and is ideal for guests hoping to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and get back to nature. This rental is ideal for spotting wildlife and getting back to basics, and overlooks the beautiful Otter Lake, a reservoir well stocked with fish from bluegill to channel catfish, largemouth bass, and striped bass.

In Girard, guests can visit the WhirlaWhip, established in 1957, for ice cream and snacks or Docs Soda Fountain, rated #4 on the list of Best Soda Fountains across America by Country Living Magazine. 10 minutes to the west of the tent, guests can dine at the Old No 7 Bar and Grill or enjoy a glass of wine at Vixen Hill Winery both in Palmyra. Guests wishing to explore a little further could take a day trip to visit the city of Springfield, the home of former president Abraham Lincoln with plenty of interesting museums.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in:
    3 p.m.
  • Check-out:
    1 p.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
  • You will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay if you cancel within 7 days of check-in.
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Additional Information

This tent rental has parking access.

Smoking is not permitted inside the tent or bathroom facility.

Children and pets must be supervised at all times, as the area is wooded and there is no barrier to the lake.

Pets are only permitted inside the tent if crated.

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