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Foolproof Texas Glamping Trips to Enjoy the ‘Stars at Night’

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If you love the concept of camping, but not necessarily all the packing, unpacking, set-up, and living life on roll-up beds or fold-up chairs, then you might be more of a fan of “glamping.” If you really want to get a feel for enjoying the “stars at night” in Texas, if might help if you’re enjoying where you’re staying a whole lot more. That’s why glamping exists. It’s not a new concept, but it’s one that’s taken off like wildfire and is the amalgamation of the words “glamor” and “camping.” Sleep under the stars but in a comfortable bed with the use of electricity and a private bathroom. That being said, Texas has some outstanding natural beauty and some equally outstanding glamping sites from which to view it. Here are three such sites, including the comforts of home. You can book all of these accommodations on

Geronimo Creek Retreat in Seguin

Foolproof Texas Glamping Trips to Enjoy the ‘Stars at Night’ By

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Nestled in a grove of pecan trees in the Texas Hill Country, Geronimo Creek Retreat offers a private tipi glamping experience which may look traditional on the outside but has all the modern and luxurious amenities on the inside. Each tipi comes fully furnished, has satellite TV, two to three queen size beds, a kitchenette, and a private bathroom. They accommodate a total of six adults, which makes them a great option for friends and families.

The Texas Bell in Spring Branch

Foolproof Texas Glamping Trips to Enjoy the ‘Stars at Night’ By

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Sitting atop a custom-built deck, the Texas Bell Tent offers gorgeous views of the Texas Hill Country, an organic garden, picnic area, and swings. The 20-foot tent comes complete with both a queen size and single bed and air conditioning. Throughout the day you can choose to stay and relax on the grounds or take day trips to the convenient location of New Braunfels, Boerne, and San Antonio.

El Cosmico in Marfa

Foolproof Texas Glamping Trips to Enjoy the ‘Stars at Night’ By

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Situated in the high plains desert in Marfa, El Cosmico is a campsite in which you have your choice of glamping accommodations. Tents, teepees, and a Mongolian yurt populate the site, including a vintage trailer. Each large teepee has a queen bed and heated mattress pad, a daybed, and love seat. The Mongolian yurt also comes nicely decorated. They also have wood-fired hot tubs in which to soothe your soul and get comfy for stargazing (which is prime in Marfa) and during the day, you can tool around the city and check out its awesome art scene.