Top 10 Yurts In Upstate New York

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Elah Angelica
Elah Angelica 
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There’s always that one place we want to visit, even just for once. It’s different for different people, but if you haven’t decided yet what that place is, Upstate New York is one great destination to consider. While you’ll instantly think of New York City with its big flashing lights, there are still a lot of amazing things besides the glitz and glamour. Soul searchers, wanderers, and nature lovers can venture outside the city and embark on the most memorable waterfall hikes in the state. There are plenty of things that await your arrival. Whether it’s picturesque sceneries or adventures, Upstate New York has it all. Experience the best of glamping in this charming place by staying in a yurt. Check out our list of the top yurts in Upstate New York, for the most memorable experience.

1. Cozy yurt in a secluded location (from USD 78)

Nestled in a lush forest, this yurt with one cozy bed is an ideal accommodation for both lone and couple travelers alike. It’s a perfect place to stay whenever you find yourself needing an escape from city life. It has all the necessary furnishings to have a comfortable stay, including a queen-sized bed, a mini dining space, and toiletries you can use for the outdoor bathroom. Choosing this accommodation will allow you to enjoy living a simple life, reconnecting with nature. A scenic stroll around the trails nearby is always a great way to start your day.

Magic Forest Farm Yurt
Coeymans Hollow, New York, United States
257 reviews Superhost
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was very cold during our stay and the heater was great
the yurt was so perfectly quaint and the mattress/couch was very comfortable
it was a chilly night and the propane heater was perfect to warm up the space
i greatly appreciate the heater that is now inside the yurt
it was cold but the mighty little heater warmed us up right away
Cleanliness:
very private and my kurt was very clean and had that perfect smell of wood and fresh forest
super clean yurt site and outhouse
the yurt was clean smelled fresh and the heater was the perfect temperature
the yurt was clean and save
also the outhouse was very clean and actually cute
Host:
our host was pleasant and helpful
the farm staff was very friendly and accommodating
jason is a great host
he was friendly and easy going
jason and everyone at the farm are very friendly
Location:
beautiful location that feels very remote
nice little place to get away from city life
wonderful place and magical location
good location as well close to numerous beautiful state parks and hikes
great place to get away if you’re outdoorsy
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2. Romantic yurt in a great environment (from USD 222)

A comfortable accommodation for two, this lovely yurt will not disappoint. Located on the wooded lands of Palenville, this one-bedroom yurt promises you a luxurious stay amidst the woods. Some of its features include a mini kitchen, a dining space, and a queen-sized bed. It also has a bathroom. This accommodation has convenient features, including its wonderful location. You will have easy access to some of the best trails for hiking, a perfect escape from everyday life, and of course, a time with your special someone. The best thing about this place is that its open ceiling allows you to watch the stars from the inside.

Stunning & Serene Yurt in the Catskills
Palenville, New York, United States
60 reviews  Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the yurt itself was very clean with two small electric heaters and many extra blanket and linens
Host:
we were greeted with a friendly note and two fresh pears on the bed
carin is a wonderful host
carin was an amazing host and the whole property was magical
Location:
carin's place is a fantastic starting point for exploring the surrounding area
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3. Charming yurt on a goat farm (from USD 102)

Need an escape from the hustle and bustle of The Big Apple? If you are looking for the perfect place to take a breather, a trip to Upstate New York might be the solution. With this charming property surrounded by woods, you will finally have the time to unwind. If you are one of those people who love nature, this yurt on a goat farm is an ideal accommodation. It comes with three beds, a full bathroom, and a mini living room. There are two lounge chairs on the front porch, perfect for when you are drinking your morning coffee.

Mariaville Goat Farm Yurt
Pattersonville, New York, United States
507 reviews Superhost
Yurt 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast was great freshly ground coffee seasonal apple cider and fluffy croissants
as usual breakfast was beautiful and thoughtful; fresh biscuits applesauce homemade marmalade fresh squeezed oj fruit and coffee
even the outdoor bathroom and shower have the comforts of home
delicious breakfast served hot in an adorable picnic basket right to the front door
ed and rick have included many thoughtful touches to make guests comfortable and welcome
Cleanliness:
simple yet clean & serene
enchanting rustic warm and clean
the yurt is clean comfortable and peaceful
the yurt was also incredibly clean and well decorated
the outhouse was also incredibly clean and didn't give you that icky feeling that outdoor bathrooms often do
Host:
our host was amazing
rick and ed were amazing hosts
the hosts were unbelievably accommodating and helpful
ed was an outstanding host
they were all extremely friendly
Location:
a very cute place only about 15mins from downtown schenectady
a really amazing place to stay relax and get away from the busyness of life
it's like walking into a fairytale
absolutely beautiful vacation place to visit
ed and rick's place is absolutely wonderful
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4. Stylish rental near Niagara River (from USD 95)

This stylish accommodation ensures its guests a lovely stay. Everything about this rental is downright amazing, especially with its chic decor and details that complement one another. It’s also spacious enough to have a cozy living room with a long couch, a dining space, a kitchenette, and a separate sleeping place. All equipment inside is in excellent condition. Getting cold during the winter season is unlikely as the place also has a heater. Also, its location is in a beautiful town right next to the breathtaking waters of the Niagara River.

Whimsical Yurt near Niagara Falls and Buffalo
Tonawanda, NY, US
7 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Host:
the owner's communication is excellent and directions are clear
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5. Roomy yurt surrounded by nature (from USD 261)

Surrounded by all things nature, from waterfalls to lush forestries, this yurt rental is an excellent dwelling place for nature lovers and soul-searchers. Its queen-sized bed and twin sofa beds can comfortably sleep up to four people. The yurt structure is circular and tent-like, which makes it look like camping, but in a modern way. With its well-equipped kitchen, you can prepare the meals you want for the day. You won’t have to worry about the shower as the yurt has its own. Wake up to the singing of the birds and the flowing of the waters in the nearby stream.

Totally secluded Yurt surrounded by waterfalls, brooks, cliffs and forest
Ulster Park, NY, US
24 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a/c was a blessing
Cleanliness:
yurt was well equipped and clean and accommodated the four of us well
it was clean comfortable and well-equipped with awesome bonuses like the art and the fresh-from-the-garden teas
the yurt itself was very clean and very cozy
Location:
great place to run away from city noise
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6. Lovely yurt with air conditioning (from USD 95)

Equipped with the necessary tools for a comfortable and cozy stay, this yurt is perfect for couples. Its location near a waterway makes it the best home for travelers who love water sports like kayaking, boating, and canoeing. Designed to house a spacious living area with a television, a dining room, and a cooking space, this rental is a great deal for a getaway. It also has a private bathroom with complete necessities. It is an air conditioned property, so you won’t have to worry about staying here in the summer.

Glamorous Camping in a YURT
Waterloo, NY, US
28 reviews  Wifi Available
lodge 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a portable air conditioner that thoroughly kept us cool
we enjoyed cool air-conditioning comfortable hot showers and relaxed on the back deck while watching boats pass by
it was lovely and the a/c did a good job of keeping us cool during the night
the yurt is set up very cute with a small kitchen full size refrigerator table couch and bed
we never wanted to leave the property because it just feels so comfortable
Cleanliness:
we were not disappointed what a quaint clean fun "hotel" on water
Host:
john and paula were very nice hosts with some great stories the yurt was a unique experience
paula and john were great host-friendly accommodating and hospitable
our hosts were warm and hospitable and were able to share details of the area with us
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7. Child-friendly yurt with breathtaking views (from USD 167)

Surrounded by nature scenes, this two-bedroom rental can accommodate up to six people. It’s an ideal accommodation for those traveling in a group who want to have the complete experience. It comes with a fully stocked kitchen and bathroom containing local items, including coffee grains and body soap. If you’re bringing the kids with you, you might find all the child-friendly entertainment amenities available in the yurt to your liking. Have fun hiking scenic trails, grilling barbecue, or just lounging on the bed. For couples or family travelers, this accommodation can give you the best glamping experience in Upstate New York.

One-Of-A-Kind Yurt Surrounded by Waterfalls
Newfield, NY, US
105 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
updated mattress and pillows and a tv would make it perfect
Cleanliness:
the yurt was clean and toasty warm as the temperature dropped
Host:
attentive flexible and kind
this space was perfect for our party of five lovely host
we had a great stay here and our host was lovely
michelle is a gracious host that is available when needed
michelle and her family were wonderful hosts
Location:
the proximity of the gorges wineries and attractions were fairly close
the location is perfect in a short driving distance to lots of waterfalls lakes hikes and ithaca
highly recommended if you want something different in a great location
nevertheless the best place is the secret creek within a walking distance from the yurt
if you would like a unique experience this is the place
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8. Vibrant yurt with modern amenities (from USD 165)

Enjoy the rest of your vacation in this stylish yurt right in the middle of a lovely farm. It can accommodate up to eight people, and it boasts a hot tub, a front deck for enjoying stunning views, a fire pit, and barbecue facilities for an outdoor barbecue. It is well-insulated, which guarantees guests a good night’s sleep. A functional kitchen, as well as a full bathroom, is also inside the yurt. You can even bring your fur babies with you. Keep in mind that there will also be other animals around, so make sure to always keep your pets with you. There are also rental bikes if you want to explore the surrounding areas.

Yurt in very private spot on 27 acre Horse Farm w/ hot tub
Accord, NY, US
19 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ed's cabin and both were comfortable
full bathroom with great pressure hot and cold water private bedroom with beautiful comfortable queen size bed
we had breakfast in the farm house the next day and it was beautiful and delicious
Cleanliness:
the yurt was clean and clearly well maintained
Host:
thank you tom you are a fantastic host
they were extremely hospitable and the yurt was cozy warm and inspiring
beautiful grounds friendly farm animals abound private and ingenious set up within the yurt itself
great job by angelica the caretaker
tim and beth are awesome super helpful friendly and have a great farm
Location:
wonderful place to spend a nice quiet new years
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9. Family yurt with a wood-fired tub

If you’re planning a retreat with your set of friends or your family, you might need the type of accommodation that’s big enough to sleep all of you comfortably. This expansive yurt might just be what you’re looking for. It has five cozy beds that can sleep up to six guests. Some of its amenities include a full kitchen, a pristine bathroom, and a cozy lounging space. Apart from that, it also boasts a spacious outdoor deck, where you can find lounge chairs and an outdoor grill. You’ll surely enjoy staying here, especially with all the activities you can do, like swimming in the river and enjoying a morning dip in the wood-fired tub.

Yurt in Upstate NY - private river-2 hrs from NYC
Accord, New York, United States
137 reviews
Yurt 5 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the deck including outdoor kitchen dining space and adirondack chairs was perfect for outdoor living
it was a cool weekend so the provided fans were perfect for air circulation
i enjoyed the outdoor shower and the expansive deck
amazing what a few days in the woods without wifi will do to a family
the indoor bathroom with the composting toilet and clawfoot tub was a great addition
Cleanliness:
clean and tasteful an exceptional airbnb experience
the yurt was clean well equipped and we especially loved the wood burning stove and hot tub
indoors was pretty spacious with nice comfy couches books and a projector to watch old dvd/vhs movies
the yurt was spacious clean and very cozy
Host:
pippa and craig were great hosts
craig and pippa are friendly and professional hosts
craig and pippa were excellent hosts
craig and pippa were responsive hosts and we are so happy to have experienced their lovely yurt
easy host to communicate with
Location:
super close to mountain biking hiking and 2 lakes with beaches
good location near high falls and stone hill
quiet retreat in the middle of the woods with great things to do on the property and close by
if you enjoy camping and want a place that's only a bus ride away - this is it
it's a close drive to tons of hiking trails wineries and adorable towns
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10. Chic yurt rental with a full bathroom

Its location in the high peaks of Adirondacks gives guests breathtaking nature views and outdoor thrills. One of the things to love about this rental is that the bedroom is separated from the living room, kitchen, and dining space. Also, an en-suite bathroom is available for your convenience. When the sun is out, you can indulge in a morning stroll while taking in the beauty of the surrounding sceneries and even enjoy grilling barbecues on its large deck. Restaurants and shopping centers are also nearby if you want to explore some dining and shopping options.

High Peaks Yurt with all the amenities
Keene, New York, United States
39 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you can enjoy nature sounds drink your breakfast tea in the forest and see the night sky
a hot shower and great view were so welcome after a day of hiking
a unique place that has comfortable amenities
Cleanliness:
modern clean bathroom with shower
the space was clean with a very homey feel
Location:
cute town and close to many hikes
the location is great as it is tucked away and private
we loved everything about the yurt from the location and setting to the shower and towels
nice view as well very 5 min to several good restaurants and shops and many hikes
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Hit pause and take a break in Upstate New York

The state of New York is so much more than vibrant cities and busy streets. Whenever you find yourself getting tired of the fast-paced life, you can always hit the pause button and recharge yourself in Upstate New York. Don’t be afraid to wander around this charming place and enjoy the tranquility it offers.

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Elah Angelica Casallos is a Psychology student who hopes to see the world one day. Right now, she's currently exploring the world around her through writing. When she's not busy with school works...Read more

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