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U.S.-Based Hipcamp Acquires Australia’s Youcamp as Travelers Heed Call of the Great Outdoors

Sky Mountain yoga retreat near Bear Lake State Park in Idaho. Hipcamp, a San Francisco-based startup, has acquired Youcamp, its counterpart in, Australia that lets property owners charge campers on their land. Hipcamp Skift Take: Hipcamp thinks that courting landowners like farmers, ranchers, and vintners can help unlock new supply for outdoor recreation. It’s an […]

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Best glampsites in Texas

They say the stars at night are big and bright deep in the heart of Texas. But if you’re visiting Dallas, Austin, Houston, or any of the other big cities in the state, their bright lights can make those stars kinda hard to see. That’s why any trip to Texas should involve getting out into […]

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What to do in Mariposa near Yosemite

The rock archway spanning El Portal Road outside Yosemite Valley is not much to look at next to Half Dome or El Capitan, but as one of five official entry points to Yosemite National Park, the granite welcome banner has become something of a landmark in its own right. Four of the park’s entrances draw […]

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The best glamping and camping spots

Florida has, not completely unfairly, become the butt of a lot of jokes. Botch multiple elections and give the world headlines like “Florida Man Arrested for Operating Retirement Home Chop Shop” and you’re not escaping the late-night comedy circuit. That said, Florida is still full of natural beauty, much of it beyond its world-renowned beaches. […]

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Best glamping in Whidbey Island

The Pacific Northwest is known for its beautiful nature and ability to make a camping trip feel like an adventure as you pitch your tent out in the woods, or find a spot of soft sand on the beach for a night under the stars. But for those who aren’t quite ready to make the […]

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Glamping resort Patagonia, Chile

You don’t get a whole lot of street cred for glamping. Tell your friends you’re going on a mission to Patagonia, and they’ll imagine you hiking up snowy boulders and sleeping in flimsy tents on a mountainside. Real character-building stuff. Post pictures sipping Champagne in a jacuzzi that same night, and now you’re a bougie […]