Learn more about a cross between glamorous and camping - glamping! Glamping is a natural fit for a Rainier Yurt.
We love seeing the yurt and glamping trends continue to grow, year after year! People are interested in yurts, and the wealth of information available online continues to grow. Online hospitality services like Airbnb make it easy to find and try out a glamorous camping experience in a yurt. Our yurts were recently featured in an article on Mobile RV, "The Buzz," along with the yurts at Washington State Parks. On the plains of Mongolia thousands of years ago, nomadic herders lived in round … [Read More...]
I gave a yurt tour today to a nice gentleman from the Netherlands who had never heard the word “glamping.” But his face lit up immediately when I said, “glamorous plus camping.” I don’t know exactly when glamping became a word - according to Wikipedia, it first appeared in the United Kingdom in 2005. While the word itself is relatively new, the concept goes back centuries. Many cultures strived to have comfortable accommodations while out in the wild with nature at the doorstep. African safari … [Read More...]
The idea isn’t new, but the word is. “GLAMPING” – a cross between glamorous and camping. Four years ago, I heard it for the first time and understood instantly that Rainier Yurts are a perfect fit for anyone who wants to "glamp!" Glamping has become a huge industry around the world. It’s a wonderful way to make a living, bring in extra cash, and secure your retirement years with a little extra income, or just to keep busy. Here’s how it works: You buy some land, one or two yurts, and … [Read More...]
Red Tricycle recently posted their list of the best, kid-friendly yurt camping sights around Western Washington. Staying in a yurt (a "yurt-cation") is a great way to try yurt life for a few days, and Red Tricycle says (and we agree!) that it's much more luxurious and comfortable than tent camping. This list of reasons yurt camping is so great comes from the article ... Here’s what we think is super cool about yurt camping. You don’t have to set up a tent. Need we say more? Most … [Read More...]
American wineries, especially from the West Coast Region (Washington, Oregon, and California), are definitely drawing a parallel as the world’s top wine destinations. From Napa Valley to Walla Walla, the American wine culture is at an all time high. So is wine tasting! One way for a winery owner to capitalize is to give your guest an affordable and memorable mini-vacation. Whether they stay for a couple of hours or a couple of days - your guests are a captive audience at your splendid vineyard … [Read More...]