The Experience

Glamping Pioneers

There’s a hot new trend in travel. All the beautiful people, celebrities, and those in-the-know are doing it. The New York Times is talking about it; entire websites are popping up dedicated to it: It’s glamping.

What is glamping?

According to Fodor’s glamping is “a portmanteau of ‘glamorous’ and ‘camping,’ glamping brings the comfort of a hotel into the great outdoors.” It’s “a new word for a new kind of travel … a way to experience the great outdoors without sacrificing luxury,” says Glamping.com.

The funny thing about this “new kind of travel” is that Brooks Lake Lodge has been providing luxury accommodations in one of the United States’ remotest locations for nearly 100 years. I guess you can call us glamping pioneers.

At 9200 feet elevation, guests at Brooks Lake Lodge and Spa step out their front door into Shoshone National Forest. They are surrounded by lakes, streams, trees, moose, deer, trout, and majestic mountain peaks. It’s the perfect place to take nature hikes by day and stargaze by night. We have campfires and pack trips, horseback riding and hunting, snowshoeing and ice fishing.

Yet, we also provide free Wi-Fi, gourmet dining, and a full service spa. Fine art decorates our walls. Guest rooms are appointed with down comforters, spa robes, and king or queen sized beds. Our friendly staff attends to your every need. And our Cowboy Bar is fully stocked and professionally tended.

The Internet may have just recently discovered “glamping,” but Brooks Lake Lodge and Spa has been perfecting the art of it since 1922.