This tuned-up spot in Park City is real camping, taken up a notch. After a day of hiking, biking and world-class fly fishing and a hot shower among the trees (towels and soap provided), you can cook dinner on the Camp Chef two-burner stove (propane and cookware provided) then relax around the fire pit (propane fire pit provided) and gaze at the sunset and stars. You’ll be sleeping in a ShiftPod 2 Tent made from recycled materials, on a frame bed with a full mattress and down comforter, secure in the knowledge that all your electronic devices will be fully charged by power from a Goal Zero solar charger. Note: Hipcamp provides a cooler for food and drink storage, but you do have to bring your own ice. Like we said, this is real camping. hipcamp.com
Frank Lloyd Wright actually designed a house in the Wasatch. The three-bedroom place in Peoa was ultimately completed by the architect’s great-nephew but it’s unmistakably Wright—horizontal in the diagonal landscape, fitting into its 66-acre site like it was meant to be there, the trademark casement windows bringing the mountain inside and the low-pitched roof letting the peaks dominate. The house sleeps seven with a minimum three-night stay. thewrightspirit.com
OK, “cabin” doesn’t necessarily imply “logs.” Towerhouse is a unique forest haven set in a small meadow among a grove of aspens and fir trees, and its off-the-beaten-path location up Tollgate Canyon feels remote while its four-floor design is anything but rustic. The sleek, modern (and green) architecture features lots of wood, but no logs. Towerhouse features all the comforts of home—then you look out the windows and feel so beautifully far away. vrbo.com
This isn’t just a cute name for a high-altitude cabin; it’s an actual treehouse. Proof? A huge Douglas fir grows right through the middle. But it has a full bathroom, a little kitchen, a comfy bedroom and, of course, an unbelievable view. You could say, a birds-eye view. Stairways are narrow and ship’s ladder leads to the second floor and the big deck is perfect for wildlife viewing. And napping. airbnb.com
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