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New Glamping Site Opens In East Hampton

Courtesy of Terra Glamping
Terra Glamping outdoor lounge at Fort Tilden camp in the Rockaways, N.Y.

A new luxury campsite is opening at Cedar Point County Park in East Hampton on Long Island.

Brooklyn-based Terra Glamping will build 40 canvas tents overlooking Gardiners Bay.

Glamping is short for glamorous camping.

Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn thinks it’s a good idea.

“The Parks Department is looking for ways to attract new visitors to our parks, looking for ways to increase revenue to help fund our park system, and so I think this was a creative attempt at just that.”

The canvas tents are more akin to hotel rooms. They will include phone chargers, towels, robes, and king- or queen-size memory foam beds.

Prices start at $250 a night.