Your Guide to Family Glamping Fun

A family enjoying quality time together at a glamping resort.

Glamping is the quintessential mix of camping and comfort, combining the comforts of indoor living with the great outdoors. And while glamping can be enjoyed by just about anyone, it’s perhaps most enjoyable with the whole family! From toddlers to grandparents, glamping has something for everyone, whether it’s relaxing by the lake, or adventuring on nature trails. So, tag along and discover what Glamping Resorts has to offer in our guide to family glamping fun!

Packing Essentials for a Family Glamping Trip

Before you head out on your family glamping trip, it’s important to pack the essentials. Here’s a quick list of things you should consider bringing along to have the best time:

Layered Clothing

Pack versatile clothing options suitable for fluctuating temperatures. Include lightweight, moisture-wicking fabrics for warm days and insulating layers for cooler evenings. Don’t forget waterproof jackets and sturdy footwear for outdoor activities.

Sun Protection

Pack wide-brimmed hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen to shield against the sun’s rays during daytime excursions. Encourage your children to wear long-sleeved shirts and pants for added sun protection.

Board and Card Games

Bring a selection of board and card games suitable for all ages to fill up evenings and rainy days. From classic favourites like Uno and Monopoly to travel-sized versions of popular games, these options provide hours of entertainment for the whole family.

Outdoor Activity Gear

Pack some equipment for outdoor activities like frisbee and lawn games such as cornhole or bocce ball. These activities encourage physical activity and friendly competition, all while making the most of the natural surroundings.

Bug/Tick Spray

Don’t forget to bring along bug and tick spray to protect your family from insects. Apply the spray before heading out for hikes or any outdoor activities, especially in wooded or grassy areas. Look for a DEET-free option for a safer, family-friendly choice.

Now that you’re packed and ready to go, let’s discuss what you’ll do on your family glamping trip.

Activities For All Ages

There’s a lot of fun to be had while glamping, and activities are abundant for all age groups. Here are some of the activities you can enjoy during your family glamping trip:

Nature Scavenger Hunts

Our glamping resorts are chock full of wide-open spaces and wooded areas perfect for scavenger hunts. Engage your children in an exciting quest to explore the surroundings, searching for natural treasures like unique rocks, different types of flowers, or birds. This is an excellent way to combine fun and learning!

Wildlife Spotting

Each of our resorts boasts rich and diverse wildlife, so why not try and spot some? Take leisurely walks around your glamping site and keep an eye out for local wildlife such as birds, butterflies, and small mammals. Bring along a good pair of binoculars and some guidebooks to identify different species and make the experience educational and fun.

Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails

Explore trails that are suitable for children, offering gentle slopes and interesting sights along the way. Encourage your kids to observe the environment, fostering a love of nature and outdoor exploration.

Campfire Storytelling

Whether it’s funny anecdotes, traditional tales, or fairytales, gather around the campfire as a family and take turns sharing your favourite campfire stories. Encourage creativity and imagination while strengthening bonds with your loved ones. If you need tips on building a campfire, read our guide to creating the perfect campfire.

Enjoy a Day at the Beach

All our glamping resorts are situated near lakes and offer everything you need for the perfect beach day. Our Saskatchewan Landing resort sits on the shore of Lake Diefenbaker. You can swim, paddle, and even fish. Make sure you visit the Saskatchewan Landing Marina for some great equipment to purchase or rent.

So, whatever you decide to do on your adventure, make sure you take the time to unwind and enjoy the many joys of glamping as a family. Ready to plan your next family glamping getaway? Don’t delay as spots for the Spring and Summer season are going fast! Book your next family trip today!