9 Unique Camping Spots in the West

From a treehouse perch to a yurt with camels, these unusual campsites from Hipcamp deserve a spot on your bucket list

Nena Farrell
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Mt. Rainier Tipi Farm

This working ranch has it all - views of Mt. Rainier, tipis to sleep in, and an amazing array of animals, from alpacas to pygmy goats, that love hanging with visitors.
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Kindred Spirits Cabin

Embrace the great outdoors at this cabin with a wall of glass windows affording views of the woods in the daytime and night skies in the evening. Plus, there are chickens on the property for fresh eggs in the morning.
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Bohemian Hideaway Box

It really is a hideaway box - a refrigerated produce truck box, that is, transformed into a tiny campsite outside of Phoenix that offers off-the-grid A/C.
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Cowboy Bunkhouse Camp

Embrace the roots of the West with a touch of glamping while staying at this Old West-style bunk camp on a mini horse ranch.
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Apple Hollow Tiny House

The perfect way to end a day at Zion National Park is to head in for the night at this tiny house located a half-hour outside the park. Bonus: It sits on 14 acres of apple orchards that you’re welcome to pick from.
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Camels and a Yurt

Here’s an epic combo - staying in this yurt and hanging out with a herd of camels, and even donkeys.
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Gould Getaway

Cozy up in this sweet vintage trailer with easy access to Colorado’s Forest State Park.
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Grandma Dana’s Camper

We wish our grandma’s place was like this. You’ll camp in a tent trailer, situated on property that includes a greenhouse, a library inside of a school bus, and a trampoline.
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Fairytale Treehouse

You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into the pages of The Hobbit inside this treehouse, complete with a skylight inside and plenty of hammocks underneath the house.