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Almost Roughing It  Not a fan of hardcore camping? “Glamping” gets you out in nature — without sacrificing the comforts of home

Almost Roughing It Not a fan of hardcore camping? “Glamping” gets you out in nature — without sacrificing the comforts of home 04/18/2013 Huddling close to the blazing fire as the sun settles behind the Adirondacks, I sip my glass of chardonnay and take in camp. Just-lit tiki torches mark the gentle slope to our canvas cabin. Lanterns and flickering tea lights set in carved birch limbs light the rustic dining pavilion and backcountry kitchen.

Orenda Rated #1 for Top Romantic Weekend Getaways for New Yorkers

Orenda Rated #1 for Top Romantic Weekend Getaways for New Yorkers 03/07/2013 A new trend in camping that combines "roughing it" with a more luxurious environment is on display at places like Camp Orenda, a luxury "glamping" site that recently opened in the Adirondack State Park.

The 46 Places to Go in 2013

The 46 Places to Go in 2013 01/11/2013 The 46 Places to Go in 2013 - Backwoods of New York are about to get more glam!!!

Weekend Getaways: Fall Foliage Glamping

Weekend Getaways: Fall Foliage Glamping 10/30/2012 There’s a small window each fall when sleeping in the great outdoors still has appeal: the air is crisp but not cold, the sky is shockingly blue, and the trees are showing their colors.

Five of the Most Expensive Campsites in the U.S.

Five of the Most Expensive Campsites in the U.S. 10/30/2012 You won’t build up any backcountry cred at these posh spots, but even the most hardcore need a little time off. Here are our favorite places to camp in style.

Glamping - Roughing it in style at Camp Orenda

Glamping - Roughing it in style at Camp Orenda 08/29/2012 Ever wanted to step into a Gilded-Age camping pho­tograph? You know the scene: fancy folks reclining on the porch of an Adirondack platform tent, servants waiting off-frame to see to their every comfort.

One last fling

One last fling 08/26/2012 What's on your summer bucket list? Check out ours for some end-of-season ideas. The last day of summer — Sept. 20 — seems pretty far off, if you follow your traditional desk calendar.

Luxury Camping: 5 Places to Go ‘Glamping’ in the U.S.

Luxury Camping: 5 Places to Go ‘Glamping’ in the U.S. 07/12/2012 If you’ve never heard of it before, “glamping” is exactly what it sounds like: traditional camping with a little glam. As a woman who was once the girl who requested a “clean stick” on which to roast her marshmallow during a family camping adventure, I understand the appeal of glamping.

Getting close to nature … but not too close

Getting close to nature … but not too close 07/12/2012 If you want to get closer to nature, but not so close that you can feel its rocks in your back while you sleep, glamping just might be for you. The term – a mixture of “glamour” and “camping” – refers to stays in luxury cabins and well-appointed recreational vehicles.