Matt Johnson

5 of the Finest Pet Friendly Glamping in Texas

Author: Matt JohnsonPhotos/Graphics: Mike HawthornePublished: Jul 14, 2022Updated: Dec 12, 2023

If you’re the type of person who loves camping but also can’t stand to leave your pet behind, then pet-friendly glamping may be the perfect solution for you! Glamping is a portmanteau of “glamorous” and “camping,” and it refers to a type of camping that involves staying in luxury tents or cabins – or the occasional RV as we’ll show you shortly.

There are many pet-friendly glamping options available in Texas, so you’re sure to find the perfect one for you and your pet. Whether you’re looking for RV parks in the Texas Hill Country or great destination near the coast with a luxurious queen-sized bed, there’s something for the whole family to include your pets.

Here are 5 of the best pet-friendly glamping options in Texas.

Safari for the Soul – Spicewood, TX

Safari for the Soul - Spicewood, TX
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Our first dog-friendly destination is located in the heart of Texas Hill Country. Safari for the Soul is the perfect getaway for those who want to recharge and reconnect with nature with their pup in tow. They’re a pet-friendly facility, but as with most places, your dog has to be dog and people-friendly.

This luxury glamping experience is like no other, with a fully air-conditioned/heated tent that overlooks the Pedernales River.

Their luxury safari tents are an excellent place for couples to get away from it all and relax. It’s also a perfect opportunity to celebrate anniversaries, honeymoons, birthdays, or enjoy each other’s company. Imagine sitting back with a cold beverage enjoying the company of your friends and family on the private tented porch. It’s perfect.

There’s plenty of room to discover, with a pier where you can enjoy the breathtaking vistas or go for a swim. Want to get out and see the land with your pup? They have miles of hiking trails around the pet-friendly glamping accommodations.

Safari for the Soul is only 19 miles from downtown Austin, so you may soak up all that Austin has to offer before retreating to your private paradise. It’s a good spot for those that want one of the best dog-friendly glampsites but also close to a major nearby cities.

Safari for the Soul is an ideal destination to regroup and reconnect, whether you’re seeking adventure or peace & quiet. The Safari tents, of course, are a nice touch as well.

The Treehouse – Lake Tawakoni, TX

The Treehouse - Lake Tawakoni, TX
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Shake off the city life and return to nature with a stay in this elegant treehouse glamping destination. Located in Lake Tawakoni, TX, The Treehouse is a pet-friendly and dog-friendly getaway and the perfect place to relax and unwind.

They offer a gated area to keep your dogs and let them run around and have fun. They also have a big cat rescue and horses on-site for those that love all other animals.

Outfitted with all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay, The Treehouse offers a unique opportunity to enjoy all that nature has to offer.

With access to a modern amenities such as wi-fi, bathhouse, BBQ grill, and fire pit, you’ll have everything you need to make lasting memories during your stay.

The Daisy – Wimberly, TX

The Daisy - Wimberly, TX
Photo courtesy of VRBO.

The Daisy is the perfect Airstream glamping pad for anyone who wants to enjoy the best of both worlds – The vintage feel of yesteryear combined with the contemporary amenities of home.

Pets are welcomed at The Daisy, so you never have to leave your fur babies behind when you head out. They will have plenty of room to run and play in a pet-friendly environment.

This Airstream trailer has been completely renovated and features a queen bed, an indoor bathroom with an actual toilet, an outdoor shower, a hot tub, a deck, a hammock, outdoor grill, and a fire pit.

The perfect place to escape for a relaxing Wimberley vacation surrounded by Texas Hill Country nature, The Daisy has everything you need to enjoy your time away from home. We absolutely love the retro camper with the cozy hot tub just outside the door, which makes it one of the best dog-friendly glampsites we’ve encountered.

Kindness Cabin – Dripping Springs, TX

Kindness Cabin - Dripping Springs, TX
Photo courtesy of Airbnb.

If you’re looking for a place to relax and unwind, the 13 acres dedicated to wellness the Kindness Cabin is located on is the perfect spot for you!

With stunning views of the mountains, our all-levels yoga and meditation classes, and their pet and dog-friendly policies, they have everything you need to make the most of your stay.

This tiny glamping hideaway is the ideal location to immerse yourself in nature while improving your yoga and meditation skills.

You’ll love stretching out on their yoga deck, hiking the 20+ acres of gorgeous walking trails, and journaling your heart out.

The clean, shared restrooms and open-sky shower are perfect for freshening up after a long day of exploring or a fantastic yoga session.

Lucky Arrow Retreat – Dripping Springs, TX

Lucky Arrow Retreat
Photo courtesy of Lucky Arrow Retreat.

The Lucky Arrow Retreat is a pet-friendly glamping destination in the hill country that will make you feel at home. While they are considered a dog-friendly glamping destination, they do require an additional fee for your pet.

This quaint property is perfect for those who want to get away from city life and enjoy some peace in nature. With a variety of accommodations to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect fit for your needs. They have several pet-friendly cabin rentals and yurts throughout the property, so the options are endless.

They offer wifi in all the rooms, a continental breakfast, and other fabulous outdoor amenities such as a heated pool, hot tubs, and firepits. And for those that have a taste for the finer things, they also offer wine tours.

Lucky Arrow Retreat also offers pet-friendly and dog-friendly accommodations, so you never have to leave your furry friend behind. With plenty of room to run and play, your pet will love it here as much as you will. This is easily one of the best dog-friendly glamping excursions you’ll find in Central Texas.

Are you ready for some glamping a dog-friendly resorts in Texas?

These pet and dog-friendly glamping destinations throughout Texas offer a great way to escape for a relaxing vacation surrounded by nature.

All of the glamping locations we’ve mentioned in this article welcome pets, although sometimes with additional fees (call ahead!), so you never have to leave your furry friend behind.

With plenty of room to run and play, your pet will love it here as much as you will.

Regardless of whether you’re searching for something in the hill country, along the beautiful Canyon Lake, on the coast, or even the pan handle, you’ll find dog-friendly destinations all throughout the Lonestar State!


Matt Johnson

Senior Content Writer

Matt is an experienced camper and glamping enthusiast with a Master's degree in Wildlife Science from Texas A&M University. Authoring posts for GlamperGear, he shares his wealth of knowledge on picturesque campsites, luxurious accommodations, and the best gear for outdoor adventures. His passion for nature and knack for comfort in the wilderness make him an expert guide for your next camping endeavor.

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