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8 Amazing Benefits of Glamping

August 18, 2021

Are you someone who loves to try new things and experience adventures? Do you find yourself constantly wanting to travel but you’re never sure where to go? Have you ever considered that to travel you don’t need to stay in a tent or at a 5-star hotel? There’s something right in the middle that can give you the experience of your life. That thing is glamping. It’s basically glamorous camping. And it has a ton of benefits!

Outdoor memories among family create meaningful, lasting bonds…

Zion Weeping Buffalo Resort was founded on this belief & provides the perfect family glamping destination.

1. Glamping Is Preparation-Free

When you go camping, you have to either drive or hike to your campsite. Once you get there, you have to unload your backpacks and set up your tent. This could take anywhere from minutes to hours depending on the type of tent you have and can leave you exhausted before your vacation even begins.

You then have to make sure your food is locked away so no wild animals can get in and steal your food while you’re sleeping.

With glamping, you don’t have to worry about any preparation! You show up and your bed is already made. You won’t have to worry about unpacking any lanterns, mosquito nets, tents, or any other camping accessories.

If you’re planning on adventuring around the area, you won’t have to worry about packing any of that gear either.

2. You’ll Experience a Touch of Luxury

Have you ever dreamed of spending a night underneath the clear sky gazing at the moon, the stars, and possibly even the Milky Way?

If the idea of sleeping in a tent with no bathroom, no heat, no bed, and basically nothing else has been turning you off to this idea, then you may not be meant for camping. But you could be meant for glamping!

When glamping, you’ll get everything you’ve ever imagined and more. Instead of just spending the night under the stars, why not add a glass of champagne while you gaze up toward the sky? What about all of that while relaxing in a hot tub?

You can have all of that if you choose to go glamping. And if you want to explore the surrounding area, you can do so without worrying about being exhausted the next day without a good night’s sleep.

3. You’ll Get a Great Night’s Sleep

If you’ve ever been camping, you know that sleeping may not be the best part of the trip. It may be too hot and humid for you to get comfortable with the temperature, and you’re probably squeezed into a tiny tent.

When you go glamping, sleep is never something you have to worry about! At Zion Weeping Buffalo, our lodging amenities include central heating and cooling so that you can set your space up specifically for your comfort level. You’ll also have a luxury bed with nice pillows and comfy sheets to sleep in after a long day of adventuring.

The environment that comes with glamping, such as the natural light and darkness, will help with your sleep patterns. Add that to being able to unplug from technology and enjoying fresh air, and you’ll be sleeping like a baby!

4. Unplug From Technology

One of the greatest benefits of glamping is the ability (and necessity) to unplug from technology. In today’s world, we’re constantly plugged into our computers, phones, tablets, and anything else that we can get our hands on. It’s no question whether it’s great to constantly be on our phones.

You’ll be able to unplug from technology and instead plug into the surrounding nature. You’ll notice a reduction in any prior stress, an increase in self-awareness, and any anxiety or depression you came into glamping with simmer away. The health benefits of unplugging from technology and connecting with nature are unparalleled.

Getting rid of technology for the weekend or week while you’re glamping will bring you more benefits than you could ever imagine.

5. Boost Your Mood And Health

Going glamping can boost your mood in more ways than one.

When you spend time in nature, your mood is naturally boosted because of the fresh air, an increase in oxygen, and the sounds that nature brings. Being in a natural environment can reduce your stress in the moment and for days after the fact.

If you battle with depression, spending time in nature can also reduce the effects you feel from the state of depression. Not only will you feel a reduction in symptoms, it can also combat your depression from getting worse from stress or other life factors.

Another reason you’ll notice a boost in your mood is because you are receiving an increase in Vitamin D. Any time spent outdoors will allow you to soak in the vitamin from the sun, even if it is cloudy, which has a ton of its own health benefits.

One surprising benefits of glamping is that it not only helps with your emotional wellbeing, but it is also beneficial to your physical wellbeing. Nature will reduce your heart rate, blood pressure, tension, and stress hormones.

If you don’t think you have to worry about your physical and emotional well-being, spending time in nature will still be beneficial for you. You may not notice how you’re feeling until you unplug from the “normal” world. You’ll find time to reflect on your life and how you feel when you spend time in nature.

6. Increase Quality Time With Loved Ones

In our busy world, we’re constantly working and stressing over finances, our kids, and family.

Zion Weeping Buffalo Resort was founded on the idea that outdoor memories among family and friends create meaningful, lasting bonds. Their goal is to provide a launching point for a variety of outdoor adventures for you and your loved ones by making an ideal family glamping destination.

Taking time to go away together as a family or a couple can increase your quality time and foster stronger relationships. With less distractions and more free time to do some adventuring and exploring, you’ll spending true quality time together. When night rolls around, you’ll probably find yourself telling stories over the fire or playing a card game in your covered wagon all cozied up together.

7. Gain New Experiences

One of the best parts of travel is gaining new experiences in new places. If you choose to go glamping near Zion National Park and have never been there, you’re gaining a new experience. Zion Weeping Buffalo Resort has a wide variety of lodging styles for you to choose from – all focusing around creating new experiences. You can choose from covered wagon camping, teepees, cabins, Anasazi style cliff dwellings, and more!

Depending on where you choose to experience your glamorous camping, you’ll be able to try all sorts of new things. From cooking new recipes over a bonfire or hiking a new mountain or national park to trying rock climbing or kayaking through a canyon, you’ll walk away with a new perspective and a new experience.

8. Challenge Yourself

When it comes to glamping, you have the great outdoors at your fingertips. With so many activities to do in nature, you’ll find yourself constantly challenging yourself to try something new or take part in an activity you may not have otherwise done.

When you stay at Zion Weeping Buffalo Resort, not only are we near Zion National Park, where there is a wide variety of fun and challenging activities to choose from, but there are plenty of other exciting things to see and do near the park.

Challenging yourself brings a lot of benefits to you, including a boost in confidence, learning who you are and what you’re capable of, and taking control of your life.

As soon as you begin to challenge yourself, you’ll notice a change in how you feel. Couple that with everything else glamping has to offer, and you’ll be having the time of your life.

Ready to Experience the Benefits of Glamping Yourself?

Now that you’ve learned about all of the benefits of glamping, you’re probably itching to book your next trip. You can’t wait to experience what nature has to offer, boost your mood, and strengthen your relationships. Not to mention you’ll be trying new foods and relaxing whenever you want to.

If you’re ready to experience luxurious camping, there’s no reason to wait! Book your trip to Zion National Park today! Whether you choose to stay in a covered wagon or a cabin, you’re about to have the time of your life. 

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