We’re approaching the busiest time of the year full of shopping, work deadlines, visiting family members, and holiday parties. Just the thought of all the plans and preparations is enough to stress people out.
Do you find yourself daydreaming about a weekend getaway to escape, unplug, and reconnect? Want to immerse yourself in a natural setting without giving up some of the amenities you’ve grown used to? Why not give glamping a try?
Glamping, or glamorous camping, combines the great outdoors with modern amenities so that you can appreciate nature without sacrificing comfort. Glamping lets you be adventurous, secluded, and free and allows you to connect with nature in an unforgettable way.
So, if you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and recharge with nature hikes, swimming, or kayaking not far from home, check out these Florida State parks with available cabins and start planning your glamping getaway with friends or family today.
Grayton Beach State Park – 357 Main Park Road Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Nestled only minutes away from the powder sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, the 30 two-bedroom duplex cabins at Grayton Beach State Park each include a gas fireplace, central heating and cooling, kitchen, screened in porch, backyard grill, and linens and can accommodate up to six guests. Visitors can also enjoy boating, birding, bicycling, hiking, swimming, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking at Grayton Beach State Park.
Lafayette Blue Springs State Park – 799 NW Blue Spring State Road Mayo, FL 32066
Situated among the tree canopy along the river, five cabins on stilts each include two bedrooms, kitchen/dining room/living room, and electric fireplace, screened in porch, fire pit, picnic tables, outdoor grill, and linens and can sleep up to six people. Activities at Lafayette Blue Springs State Park include swimming, birding, boating, fishing, scuba diving, canoeing, kayaking, equestrian trails, stargazing, and wildlife viewing.
Blue Spring State Park – 2100 W. French Avenue Orange City, FL 32763
Six two-bedroom cabins are located among the shady oak trees near Blue Spring – a designated manatee refuge. Each cabin can accommodate up to six guests and includes a gas fireplace, central heating and cooling, fully equipped kitchen, screened porch, outdoor grill, linens, and picnic tables. Visitors can also enjoy birding, boat tours, fishing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, nature trails, scuba diving, snorkeling, and tubing.
Rock Springs Run State Reserve – 30601 County Road 433 Sorrento, FL 32776
The largest cabin rental in the state, the Hammock House at Rock Springs Run State Park is situated along the Wekiva River. It boasts four bedrooms, four bathrooms, dining area, billiards room, stone fireplace, large decks underneath the oak trees, a stable, and canoes. Rock Springs Run State Park also includes bicycling, equestrian, geo-tours, nature hikes, swimming, and tubing activities.
Myakka River State Park- 13208 State Road 72 Sarasota, FL 34241
You can spend the night in a historic palm log cabin in one of Florida’s oldest and largest state parks. Each of the cabins, which can accommodate up to six guests, includes a fully equipped kitchen, large family room, bathroom with shower, linens, porch, and fireplace. Guests can also enjoy bicycling, birding, boat tours, canoeing, kayaking, nature trails, and canopy walks.
Jonathan Dickinson State Park- 16450 S.E. Federal Highway Hobe Sound, FL 33455
The eleven cabins at Jonathan Dickinson State Park are located along the Loxahatchee River and sleep up to six guests. The cabins include a kitchen area, bathroom, living room, dining room, picnic tables, and fire pits. Jonathan Dickinson State Park also hosts bicycling, boating, boat tours, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, geo-seeking, hiking trails, equestrian trails, mountain biking, swimming, and wildlife viewing.
Ready to get away from it all? Visit https://www.floridastateparks.org/activity-list/Cabins for a complete list of state parks with cabins available to rent and turn your glamping daydreams into a reality.