12 Best Yurts in Kentucky To Rent For a Glamping Getaway

Are you looking for yurt rentals in Kentucky? Well, a yurt can be perfect for a quick getaway. A yurt provides a luxurious and comfortable camping experience. It also offers comforts of home such as beds with linens, restrooms, showers, BBQ, electric heating, kitchenettes, and often much more! Sounds amazing, right?

For those unversed in the concept of a Yurt, Yurt means ‘homeland’ in modern Turkish. It is a giant, round and sturdy structure that works well in extreme weather conditions. What was used as a dwelling by several nomadic groups in Central Asia is now quite popular amongst travelers for glamping, i.e. glamor + camping.

Yurts are an excellent option for those who want to be close to nature without having to experience discomfort. You can wake up to birds chirping, enjoy the sunshine, or gaze at the stars in the night from inside the yurt. Some travelers also find it to be a much cheaper option when compared to a hotel room.

Now, let’s take a look at some of the yurt rentals in Kentucky that we have handpicked for your next trip!

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Paddlers’ Paradise Creekside Yurt 

Where: Frankfort, Kentucky

Price: $122+ per night

Accommodates: 2 guests


Nestled between open fields and horse paddocks, Paddlers’ Paradise is the only creekside stay on the main branch of Elkhorn near Peaks Mill. With a lotus belle yurt, fire pit and shaded hangout spot, this place offers features like a waterproof-canvas yurt, queen-sized bed, power source, reading light, comfortable seating, and premium bedding. All of this makes this yurt stand out from other local camping spots.

The quiet of this location is also something to fall in love with. It will be just you, fireflies and the occasional whining of the horse. With easy access to Elkhorn Creek, you can swim and fish in the stream. As Elkhorn stream is very popular for paddling, it’s common to see people in kayaks pass by.

Please note – that the property does not provide kayaks/canoes for rent. However, there is a rental place nearby.

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Grand Yurt

Where: Campton, Kentucky

Price: $400+ per night

Accommodates: 10 guests


Located at the end of a gravel driveway in a heavily wooded forest, Grand Yurt is believed to be the largest and most luxurious of all yurt rentals in Kentucky.

With a domed ceiling centered around a custom skylight, it is hard not to notice this luxury cabin’s intricate detailing and quality craftsmanship. Designed to sleep up to 10 guests, this yurt features a spacious kitchen, dining and living area, a foosball table, a poker table and a television. 

On the wrap-around deck outside, one can soak in the serenity of the views, enjoy a cup of coffee, and grill steaks or roast hot dogs on the firepit using a charcoal grill. A short stroll from the yurt takes you to a beautiful waterfall!

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Plush Yome Tucked in the Woods 

Where: Monticello, Kentucky

Price: $138+ per night

Accommodates: 4 guests


Named after the song ‘Super Bon Bon,’ this yurt is an excellent option for enjoying nature without having to rough it up. You can wake up in the woods and yet enjoy all the basic amenities in the yurt.

The community shelter, which is just a short walk away, has essential cookware, a refrigerator, a sink and an outdoor shower. The shelter also has a dartboard and other games to play. Some camping must-haves are supplied outside, like a picnic table, private fire pit and a grate system for cooking over an open fire.

Just past the Community Shelter, the main trail to the lake starts. You can also walk on some other trails on the property that will take you along the creeks flowing down into Lake Cumberland. If you are lucky, you may even spot a yeti!

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Abi’s Arboreal Abode & Hammock Haven 

Where: Berea, Kentucky

Price: $75+ per night

Accommodates: 4 guests


This is your perfect chance if you have always wanted to stay in a treehouse yurt in Kentucky! Nestled in a grove of walnut trees at the height of 10′, Abi’s Arboreal Abode is a treehouse with a 15′ yurt and all basic amenities. It is situated on a hundred-acre farm called HomeGrown HideAways, which offers camps, yurts, treehouses, cabins etc. There is a centrally located bathhouse and a community kitchen that all guests on the farm use.

Located on mountains, the farm offers beautiful views of the hills, hiking trails, babbling brook etc. Please note – As there are many animals on the farm, guests are not allowed to bring their pets.

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Gaia’s Getaway 

Where: Sandgap, Kentucky

Price: $78+ per night

Accommodates: 3 guests


If you are looking for an eco-friendly option for your next vacation, Gaia’s Getaway is what you should book. Perched on the edge of Daniel Boone National Forest and easily accessed by a new road, this Kentucky yurt at Aculae farms offers a lot of activities. From walking the farm trails and gardens to hiking the back creek area, guests are seldom out of activities.

With a floor space of 200+ sq ft, a queen-sized foam mattress, and amenities like a freezer, essential cookware, composting toilet, and wood stove, Gaia’s Getaway is a fully functioning organic homestead. Plenty of stacked wood, a chargrill BBQ with a propane burner, and a fire pit are perfect for enjoying bonfires at night.

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Cliffside Yurt

Where: Campton, Kentucky

Price: $150+ per night

Accommodates: 4 guests


Would you like to camp in the Natural Bridge area without having to bear the discomfort of staying in a tent? Then, Cliffside Yurt by Red River Gorge Cabin Rentals is a great option for you! Using high-end insulated fabric, this yurt is beautifully tucked away in nature.

Accommodating up to 4 guests, the yurt is complete with modern fixtures and furnishing, a spacious kitchen and living area, cooking appliances and a fireplace. Outside, the guests can enjoy a hot tub on the oversized deck, basking in the views of the cliff line. An 80 ft double waterfall is a short walk away!

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Yome Away From Home 

Where: Berea, Kentucky

Price: $68+ per night

Accommodates: 6 guests


Hosted by HomeGrown HideAways, this yurt is a hybrid of a dome and a yurt. It is located at the far back of a hundred-acre farm, which makes it the most secluded rental on the farm. Though there is limited electricity and no indoor plumbing, facilities like lanterns, spring water, wood stove, solar-powered generator run light, and fan provide basic comfort. Guests can use a centrally located bathhouse and a community kitchen that all guests on the farm share.

There are many hiking trails on the farm, and guests can enjoy disc golf, hula hoops, playground swings, croquet set, and hunt geodes in the creek.

Please note – No pets are allowed on this property under any circumstances.

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Yurts by A.J. Jolly Park

Where: Alexandria, Kentucky

Price: $55+ per night

Accommodates: 6 guests


A.J. Jolly Park is a 1000-acre park and campground with fishing, hiking, equestrian trails and a golf course. Yurts are a recent addition to the campground and take the camping experience up a notch. You might as well call it ‘Glamping’!

There are three yurts on the campground, and all are fully furnished and have electricity. With a coffee maker, microwave, mini-fridge and fire ring, guests can cook their own meals. There is also a picnic table for guests to play games and enjoy meals.

Please note – Smoking and pets are strictly not allowed in the park.

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High Falls Yurt

Where: Campton, Kentucky

Price: $150+ per night

Accommodates: 4 guests


Staying in the High Falls Yurt is truly a unique and one-of-a-kind vacation experience. Located in the RRG/Natural Bridge area, you are bound to feel peace and relaxation here.

The yurt in Kentucky is built with high-end and insulated fabric and accommodates up to 4 guests. It is fitted with modern fixtures and furnishing, a spacious kitchen and a living area. Guests can find some basic cooking appliances, and there is a fireplace to keep them warm.

The hot tub on the oversized deck is perfect for washing away the day’s tiredness while soaking in the picturesque cliff line views. There is a trail leading to an 80 ft double waterfall for adventure-seeking souls.

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“The Whitney” Glamping Tent at The HIVE

Where: Stanton, Kentucky

Price: $179+ per night

Accommodates: 2 guests


Amidst nature, this glamping tent is hosted by ‘The Hive’ between the woods. Once you are here, you can immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings. Along with an air conditioning and heating system, the property has all basic amenities, bed linens, board games, a sound player, books and reading material, and exercise equipment. What else can you ask for your glamping experience!

There is also a hot water kettle and coffee maker so that you miss your morning coffee and a microwave to heat your food. The outdoor space has furniture and a hammock, and there is a BBQ grill and a firepit. Perfect for your bonfire nights!

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Turtle Dome Treehouse 

Where: Campton, Kentucky

Price: $224+ per night

Accommodates: 2 guests


If you have never slept in a dome before, Turtle Dome Treehouse is a must-try! There is no other treehouse experience like this, a treehouse and a dome, both in one.

Turtle dome is located on the lower hillside and is one of the largest domes on the property. Donning a queen-sized bed, the dome has its own private kitchenette and a heating and cooling system. There is a bay window for you to gaze at the bay leaves. The expansive interior of the dome puts you at immense peace.

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Bear Necessities 

Where: Burnside, Kentucky

Price: $85+ per night

Accommodates: 5 guests


Offering a view of Lake Cumberland, this luxury tent has all basic amenities like bedding, bed linen, a heating and cooling unit, a small refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker. There is plenty of space to enjoy the outdoors, along with designated fire pits to enjoy campfires and a gas grill near the bathhouse for BBQ. The shared bathhouse has two bathrooms with showers and electric outlets.

It is not uncommon for those who enjoy watching wildlife to spot snakes and deers at the property – as close to nature as it can be!

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