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The Katy Family’s Guide to Glamping!


"Glamping" is camping travel trend that brings a twist to classic camping and transforms "just a tent" into a luxury stay. Glamping merges luxury and relaxation with adventure deep in the heart of nature and you'll never want to camp the same again.

Find the best location for your getaway at these hill country, river, and waterfront destinations close by.

KATY MAGAZINE | MARCH 2019 By Katy Magazine Editors

Son’s Island Seguin, TX (Map It)

Enjoy the beauty of Hawaiian style on an island in the Texas Hill Country. Son’s Island is nestled in the middle of the cool waters of Lake Placid. Bring the family for a fun time of outdoor leisure. Relax under a shady cabana, enjoy the cool waters with a swim, rent a paddle board or kayak before slumbering among nature in one of the island’s spacious tents. The family friendly atmosphere is perfect for a day get away or a long weekend outing.

Glamping Perks: Glamping Option available (7:30 p.m. to 10 a.m.) - you relax while park associates set up a tent with two queen size mattresses, two fans, and two lanterns for 4 people.

Sinya on Lone Man Creek Wimberley, TX (Map It) The enchantment of the rolling terrain of the Texas Hill Country and peaceful babbling creek can be experienced at Sinya on Lone Man Creek. Inspired by the adventure of an African safari, Sinya combines the rugged camping escapade with the romance and luxury of a five-star hotel. With Sinya nestled less than an hour southwest of Austin, you don’t have to step on a plane to reach this glamping destination.

Glamping Perks: Milk baths in century-old claw-footed bathtubs

Rancho Pillow Round Top (Map It)

Completely unique, but wonderfully restful, this 20-acre compound is the perfect getaway for artistic souls, group retreats, and a place to rest after treasure hunting in nearby Round Top. All the plush luxury details are available in their accommodations; which range from a deluxe, king-sized Tee-Pee, to a fully furnished, restored farmhouse.