Looking for the coolest and best yurts in Idaho? Well, you are on the right page! Yurt rentals are one of the coolest ways to experience glamping! Glamping is for those outdoor enthusiasts who do not want to forgo the modern comforts of a home.
Glamping allows you to connect with nature while disconnecting from worldly affairs. And, what better place than Idaho to experience glamping?
Best known for its mountains, lakes, wild forests, waterfalls, national and state parks, hot springs, hiking trails, and navigable whitewater, Idaho is an ideal destination for those looking to connect with nature and experience natural phenomena at its best. There is no limit to the activities you can do in Idaho! Skiing, biking, hiking, rafting, golfing, kayaking, and bird watching, you name it and you find it in Idaho.
Also, Idaho is home to some of the most amazing yurt rentals. From all-inclusive yurts to off-grid yurts with no power and water, there are tons of options. But who wants to do the research right? Therefore, we did the heavy lifting for you and shortlisted 13 of the best yurt rentals in Idaho.
Riverview Yurt With Private Geothermal Hot Pool
Where: Buhl, Idaho
Price: $172+ per night
Have you ever stayed in a yurt with a private geothermal pool? Well, this is your chance!
Boasting a private concrete pool with natural geothermal water of temperature 107 degrees celsius, this yurt is your perfect gateway to relaxation and rejuvenation. Set on a hillside in a rural setting, the yurt offers great views and is only meters away from the Snake River.
The spacious 30’ yurt can sleep up to 6 and features a queen bed, 2 full-sized futons, a well-equipped kitchenette, a dining area, a toilet & a sink, and air conditioning. The outdoor features include a geothermal pool, an outdoor shower, a lighted pergola, and a patio with seating and a BBQ grill.
Miracle and Banbury Hot Springs are down the road. Activities like hiking, biking, kayaking, and bird watching can be enjoyed nearby.
The 36th Street Urban Yurt
Where: Boise, Idaho
Price: $59+ per night
This is a 20’ yurt nestled on a .36 acre lot with lush green gardens. With wooden floors, gas stove heating, a ceiling fan, and a skylight, this yurt feels like a home away from home. A queen bed, 2 futons, a work desk, and a breakfast table with a coffee machine add to the comfort. Outside, there is a pergola with seating, a fireplace, and a picnic bench. There is a shared bathroom across the yard with a clawfoot bathtub and shower.
Say hello to Moop the cat or [lay with the chickens that wander around the yard. The Cougar trail is at a short distance from the yurt. Catalpa parks with tennis and playgrounds is a 10 minutes walk away while the foothills trail system starting at Hillside Junior is a short walk away.
Caribou Yurt- An Adventure Getaway
Where: Pocatello, Idaho
Price: $98+ per night
If you are someone who values handmade stuff, then you will love this yurt as it is hand-crafted by the owner. Overlooking the historic Caribou Ski Area and Buckskin Canyon and surrounded by trees, the yurt offers picturesque views both from the inside and outside the yurt. The area is covered with beautiful flowers during spring.
The fully-insulated yurt features a queen bed, a fully furnished kitchen, a living area with a TV, a dining area, and a fireplace. The 5′ dome allows you to gaze at the stars from inside the Yurt! Outside, there is a fire pit, a picnic table, a trampoline, and a composting outhouse.
There is access to the Blackrock BLM trail system. Hiking, biking, running, snow-shoeing, and sledding can be enjoyed right from the yurt. Golf courses, Portneuf Wellness Complex, and many zoos & museums are close to the yurt. Pebble Creek Ski Area is a 30-minute drive, Lava Hot Springs is a 45-minute drive, and Grand Targhee Ski Area is 2 hours drive from the yurt. This yurt also serves as a relaxing stop on your way to Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, or Craters of the Moon.
Amazing Yurt Near Caribou National Forest
Where: Lava Hot Springs, Idaho
Price: $180+ per night
Set in a remote location and powered by solar and propane, this yurt offers you a true glamping experience where you can enjoy tranquility, seclusion, and peace. The breathtaking mountain and valley views steal the show!
The yurt features a queen bed, 2 double mattresses in the loft area, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, a living area with amazing views, and a private bathroom with a tub and a limited-use composting toilet. Outside, there is a seating area, a fire pit, a BBQ grill, and a picnic bench. There is also an outdoor outhouse.
River tubing, swimming, go-karting, zip lining, and hot springs can be enjoyed within 25 minutes of driving distance.
A Small Yurt Tucked In The Woods
Where: Sandpoint, Idaho
Price: $66+ per night
Perched on 13 acres of birch groves, this yurt gives you a feeling of being in the remote. You are greeted with sounds of nature, chickens, and even a dog that stays on the property.
The 14’ yurt features a queen bed, a kitchenette with a stove & a refrigerator, a desk, a fireplace (wood is provided), and a small gravity-fed water system. There is a private outhouse and an outdoor shower. The deck outside is perfect for sipping coffee while basking in the views during the day and gazing at the stars at night.
There are snowshoes available for use. A kayak or canoe can be rented from the owner for use. The tracks are 1.5 miles from the yurt.
The Broad Wing Yurt
Where: Victor, Idaho
Price: $286+ per night
Offering stunning views of the Teton range, this 30’ yurt sits on a vast, open pasture surrounded by farmlands, ponds, and a small creek. Wake up to the chirping of the birds, see the cows grazing in the fields, and listen to the sounds of animals like frogs and coyotes. A great spot for bird watching!
The yurt is equipped with all modern comforts and features 1 bedroom on the main level, 1 loft bedroom with a skylight, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, a full bathroom with a washing machine & dryer, and a living area with a fireplace, a dedicated space for books, and board games. You will be able to enjoy amazing views from everywhere in the yurt. Outside, there is a deck with chairs, a BBQ grill, and a fire pit.
Teton River and Henderson Canyon are 5 km from the yurt. Incredible mountain bike trails – South Valley Trail System and Horseshoe Canyon are a 15-minute drive.
Thompson Peak Yurt
Where: Stanley, Idaho
Price: $123+ per night
Tucked into the forests of Dark Sky National Park, and offering majestic views of the Sawtooth mountains, the Thompson Peak yurt is a gateway to paradise. Don’t be surprised if animals like deer, elk, and bears cross your path! A perfect spot for adventure enthusiasts looking to explore the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. Incredible biking, fishing, and hiking opportunities lie nearby.
The 20’ yurt features a queen-size bed, a day bed, a fireplace, and a desk. There are a total of 3 yurts on this 5 acres property, and everyone has access to the community bathrooms, shower areas, a shared camp kitchen, a fire pit, and a BBQ grill.
Silver Fox Yurt
Where: McCall, Idaho
Price: $105+ per night
Sitting on a 40-acre private land at 6000 feet in the West Central Mountains of Idaho, this yurt is where the mountains meet the moon. A perfect place to enjoy various outdoor activities in both summer and winter.
The 16’ yurt features 4 single bunk beds, a kitchenette with a wood-burning stove, a dining area, and a deck with seating. You can soak in the warmth of the sun while basking in the views on the deck. Relax on the hammock outside while the food is being cooked on the BBQ grill.
The yurt is close to Payette National Forest and Idaho State lands and presents great opportunities for biking, hiking, golfing, skiing, and snowshoeing. Trails over Boulder Lake and into the Rapid Creek, Paddy Flat, Buckhorn, and Lake Fork Creek drainages are within a close distance. Jug Mountain Ranch is a 15-minute drive from the yurt.
Where: Teton County, Idaho
Price: $71+ per night
This is a cute little yurt nestled in a small grove of aspen trees on a vast field. Overlooking the Teton valley, the Teton mountain range, and a creek, this yurt offers amazing views throughout.
The yurt features a double bed, a wood-burning stove, and a dining table. There are 2 outhouses, a solar shower, and a pop up shower tent outside. In the evening, light up a fire at the fire pit and relax on the picnic bench with a glass of wine.
You can set out exploring the trail or immerse yourself in the calmness around the creek. Cross-country skiing can be enjoyed around the property. Grand Targhee, Teton River, Jackson Hole, and Grand Teton national park are close to the yurt.
Galena Lodge Yurts
Where: Ketchum, Idaho
Price: $150+ per night
Located in the Boulder Mountains of Central Idaho, Galena Lodge is packed with beautiful scenery, adventure, and gastronomy. There are great trails around Galena lodge for hiking and mountain biking. Packages for skiing & snowshoeing and ski lessons can be taken from here!
The Stars Perch Yurt is nestled in the pine forest on the ridge line behind the lodge and offers an incredible view of Galena peak. Sleeping up to 8 people, this yurt is great for a big family or a group of friends. A wood-fired sauna is great for rejuvenating and recharging.
They offer four different yurt rentals though: Senate View, Stars Perch, Honeymoon, and Miner’s Yurt.
Sunrise Retreat Yurt
Where: Cascade, Idaho
Price: $139+ per night
Offering a fabulous view of the lake, the Sunrise Retreat Yurt is perched on the Payette River Mountains and is one of the best yurt rentals in Idaho for outdoor adventure.
The yurt is huge and can sleep up to 8 with 3 full beds and 2 twin beds. Other features include a full kitchen, a dining area, and a large living area with a fireplace. There is a solar outhouse close to the yurt. The deck outside is great for catching the rising sun, reading a book, immersing in the views, or sipping a glass of wine. Light up a fire at the fire pit in the evening to keep yourself cozy while you cook dinner on the BBQ grill.
Various activities like hiking, biking, golfing, and horse riding can be enjoyed around the property. Head to the lake for water activities like canoeing, rafting, and kayaking. You can ski down from the yurt.
Champagne Creek Yurts
Where: Arco, Idaho
Price: $230+ per night
The Champagne Creek Yurts are rustic and off-grid with no power (lanterns are provided) giving you an authentic camping experience. The yurts are located close to the Craters of the moon and are an ideal stop for exploring the Pioneer Mountains.
This is a set of 2 yurts, with 1 yurt consisting of a kitchen, a workspace, a propane stove, and a family table, while the other yurt has 4 twin beds and 1 queen bed. There is an outdoor bathroom, and water needs can be met through the hand-pumped well. The large picnic area is great for basking in the sun during the day or gazing at the stars at night. A trail through the woods is all yours to explore.
Rustic Romantic Yurt at Elysium Woods
Where: Sandpoint, Idaho
Price: $115+ per night
Elysium woods is a beautiful 14-acre property sitting alongside Rapid Lightning Creek. The 24’ yurt is equipped with a king bed, a well-furnished kitchenette, a wood stove, an electric wall heater, a dining table, and a small living area. There is a shower shack for hot showers and a port-a-potty outside. The outdoor features include a deck with chairs, a fire pit with seating, and a picnic bench. Great for sunbathing, roasting s’mores, and having delicious meals outside.
Hiking, biking, fishing, nature walks, bird watching, and various other water sports can be enjoyed nearby or at Schweitzer Mountain. Bicycles are available for use.
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