If you are on the fence about camping, glamping is the way to go. It turns out that one of the best places to go glamping is found right here in Indiana.

Over the past several years, glamping has become a very popular thing that couples and families do. Now, there's a chance that you might be wondering what exactly "glamping" is. Glamping is a style of camping with amenities and, in some cases, resort-style services not usually associated with "traditional" camping. So, think of it like a huge fancy tent with heat and AC, on top of several other unique features.

There are glamping sites all over the country. They all range in different styles and amenities. I have gone glamping a few times in the past and loved every place that I went to. Recently, CampSpot.com posted its winners for the annual Campspot Awards 2023. There are several different categories in these awards like best campgrounds in the United States and more generalized categories like best campgrounds for pet lovers, best campgrounds for families, and more. One of these categories was for the best glamping campgrounds, and one of the winners can be found here in southern Indiana.

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Southern Indiana Campground Named One of the Best for Glamping

CampSpot.com found the five best glamping campgrounds in North America based on reservation data, quality of listing, reviews, and expert insight. Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph, in Santa Claus, Indiana, was honored as one of the winners. This is huge and well-deserved. The Christmas Cabins are amazing and are located in Holiday World & Splashin' Safari's backyard. Here are a few of the glamping cabin options found at Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph:

Family Cabin

Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph via CampSpot
Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph via CampSpot
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Holiday Cottage

Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph via CampSpot
Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph via CampSpot
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Christmas Cabin

Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph via CampSpot
Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph via CampSpot
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Legendary Cabin

Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph via CampSpot
Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph via CampSpot
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According to CampSpot.com:

2023 CAMPSPOT AWARDS WINNER: Best Glamping Campgrounds! Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph is the closest lodging and camping to Holiday World Theme Park & Splashin' Safari Water Park. A two-time National RV Park of the Year, Lake Rudolph was named the best RV Park in Indiana by Readers Digest, one of the 11 most family-friendly campgrounds by U.S. News & World Report and one of the top 10 best campgrounds for families by TravelChannel.com. Open May 1st through October 31st. Christmas Cabin packages are also available on the first three weekends of December. On-site, you will find Santa's Splashdown Waterpark, activity center, arcade, cabin, and cottage rentals, camp store, and more! Stay and discover why Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph is the best RV park in Indiana!

Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph was the only Indiana campground to win an award in this year's CampSpot Award. You can take a look at the other categories and winners by clicking here.

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