26 Best Glamping Games and Activities

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Glamping is an amazing way to enjoy nature, the outdoors, and camping without having to go through all of the hassles that goes into it.

Glamping is all about fun and relaxation and these glamping games and activities are a great way to have fun and enjoy nature at the same time.

If you’re new to glamping or just looking for some new activities, here are our best glamping games and how they are played for a great glamping experience.

Glamping Games You Should Consider Playing on Your Next Trip

Here is our list of glamping games- from those that involve ball to those that involve a lot of moving to those that you can enjoy playing while just relaxing sipping your drink.

1. Paddleball

How to play: Paddleball is similar to badminton, but with a bigger net and smaller court. Each team has one player on the other side of the net who continuously hits the ball back and forth across it. Your opponent gets a point if you miss or don’t hit it in time. The first person to 21 points wins.

2. Giant Jenga

Glamping games: Giant Jenga

How to play: Similar to the game you played as a child, but on a much larger scale! Stack 54 wooden blocks in a tower, then take turns pulling out one at a time and placing it back on top. The player who knocks the tower down loses.

3. Ladder Ball

How to play ladder ball: Similar to horseshoes, but with a ladder. Each player has three bolas (balls on cords), and they take turns throwing them at the ladder. Points are scored based on where the bolas land on the ladder. The first person to 21 points wins.

4. Cornhole

Cornhole is an example of glamping game

How to play: Players take turns throwing bags of corn at a raised platform with a hole in it. The score is determined by where the bag lands on or inside the hole. The person with the most points wins.

5. Frisbee Golf

How to play: Similar to regular golf, but with a frisbee instead of a ball and clubs. Players take turns throwing their frisbees at a series of metal pins in as few throws as possible. The player with the lowest score at the end of the game wins.

6. Horseshoes

How to play horseshoe game: Players take turns throwing horseshoes at a metal stake in the ground. The closer to the stake, the more points they earn. The first person to 21 points wins.

7. Volleyball

How to play: Players stand in a large circle and hit the ball over the net. If it touches the ground, it’s out of bounds and counts as a point for the other team. The first team to 21 points wins.

8. Hide and Seek

How to play: One person hides while another person counts to a specific number. When the counter reaches that number, they go look for their friend. If they find them before the minute is up, then everyone wins, and it’s time to rotate who gets to hide first.

9. Kan Jam

How to play: Players throw a disc at a goal, and the team with the most goals after two minutes wins. If there’s a tie, sudden death overtime is played until one team scores.

10. Bocce Ball

How to play: Players take turns throwing balls at a target. The closer to the target, the more points they earn. The first person to get 21 points wins.

11. Tetherball

How to play: Similar to badminton, but with a ball attached to the pole by string. Each player must keep their opponent out of bounds while hitting the tetherball in an attempt to wrap it around the pole. The first person who gets three wraps wins.

12. Ring Toss

best glamping games

How to play: Players take turns throwing rings at a series of metal pegs. The player with the most points after two minutes wins. If there’s a tie, sudden death overtime is played until one team scores.

13. Giant Connect Four

How to play: Like the classic game, but with oversized pieces. The first player to line up four in a row wins!

14. Ladder Golf

How to play: Like horseshoes, but using ladders instead of stakes and scoring points based on how close your ball lands to the ladder. The first person to get 21 points wins.

15. Washers

How to play: Players take turns throwing washers at a metal box with a hole in it. The player with the most points after two minutes wins. If there’s a tie, sudden death overtime is played until one team scores.

16. Croquet

How to play: Players hit wooden balls through a series of metal hoops in an attempt to get them closest to the center. The first person who gets their ball the closest wins.

Best Glamping Games (Board Games) You Should Consider playing:

Here are our best board games (glamping games) and how they are played.

17. Monopoly

The goal of the game is to bankrupt your opponents by buying and selling properties, collecting rent, and developing them. You can also build houses and hotels on them. At the end of the game, the player with the highest net worth is declared the winner.

How to play: Players take turns rolling dice to move around the board. They can buy properties, collect rent, develop them, etc… Anyone who lands on an unowned property may choose to buy it. The game ends when one player goes bankrupt.

18. Chess 

Giant chess, checkers

How to play chess: Players take turns moving their pieces around the board in an attempt to capture their opponent’s pieces. The goal is to trap the other player’s king so they can’t move, which results in them losing the game.

19. Scrabble

The game’s goal is to score more points than your opponents by spelling words with tiles. The player with the highest net worth at the game’s end is declared the winner.

How to play: Players use tiles to spell words, and the player with the most points at the end of the game wins. Bonus points are awarded for using all seven letters in one turn and for playing words that are over eight letters long.

20. Cards

How to play: There are many different card games that can be played, such as poker, blackjack, and euchre. If you’re not familiar with any of these games, there are plenty of online resources that can teach you how to play. The object of the game is to score more points than your opponent.

21. Taboo

How to play: The goal of the game is to get your teammates to guess the word on the card without using any of the five designated Taboo words. If you use one of the taboo words or any other word that’s not on the card, you lose a point. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins.

22. Checkers

How to play: Play checkers just like you would with the small pieces. The player with the most points after two minutes wins. If there’s a tie, sudden death overtime is played until one team scores.

23. Candy Land

How to play: Players move their pieces around the board in an attempt to reach the end first. The player who reaches the end first wins. If there’s a tie, the player with the most points at the end of the game wins.

24. Tic Tac Toe

How to play: Players take turns drawing Xs and Os in a three-by-three grid. The goal is to get three in a row, but if that doesn’t happen, the player with the most pieces at the end of the game wins. If it’s a tie, players draw again to determine who will win.

25. Yahtzee

The goal of the game is to score the most points by rolling five dice, which are then scored based on what they show. The player with the highest net worth at the game’s end is declared the winner.

How to play: Players take turns rolling up to three dice in order to make combinations and score them. Combinations include straights, three-of-a-kinds, and full houses. If you get a Yahtzee (five of the same number), you can score 50 points. The player with the highest net worth at the game’s end is declared the winner.

26. Connect Four

The goal of the game is to get four in a row. If you do, you win. The player with the most pieces at the end of the game wins if there’s a tie, players draw again to determine who will win.

How to play: Players take turns dropping their pieces into one of two columns on the board. The player who gets four in a row vertically, horizontally, or diagonally wins. If no winner is determined when all 36 squares are filled, players draw again to determine who will win.

Choose Your Glamping Games

Just like when you’re at home, playing glamping games is a great way to pass the time while glamping. Not only do they keep you entertained, but they also help to build camaraderie with your fellow campers. So, don’t forget to pack your favorite games along for the trip!

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