Not Quite Roughing it – “Glamping” at Coldwater Gardens

For a glamping, treehouse or tiny house cabana experience check out Coldwater Gardens in Historic Milton. Not only are the lodging options a refreshing change of pace, but the gardens and fresh fruits and veggies from this fully sustainable retreat are a cut above.

A secluded agrotourism destination, the 352-acre Coldwater Gardens offers camping, glamping, private cottages and even a treehouse. Luxury tents feature a queen-size Tempurpedic bed with linens, hardwood floors, electricity, water boiler, coffee maker, mini-refrigerators and an eclectic mix of furnishings. Guests can unzip the tarp door and become one with nature while surrounded by all of life’s comforts with a view of the pine savanna.


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The Tiny-House Cabana provides the perfect balance of both comfort and nature with its climate-controlled bedroom and full bathroom, along with a covered outdoor kitchen and dining space.

The Modern Treehouse sits among the dense, draping magnolia canopy, and offers a stunning view of the magnificent evening sunsets. While the Creekview Platform campsite boasts a deck with a fire ring and staircase leading to your own private sandbar. This is the ideal option for those individuals looking for more traditional camping experience.

Not only is camping here different. Farming here is different.

Coldwater Gardens focuses on education, recreation and exploration of nature and agricultural practices. The gardens themselves span five acres, and guests are invited to wander, observe and purchase veggies, eggs and honey from the gardens which implements several advanced food growing methods including: aquaponics, hydroponics, Shiitaké mushroom cultivation on natural logs, and honeybee farms.

All told, there is much to discover and enjoy. Additional recreation includes: swimming/tubing/kayaking along three sandy beaches of Coldwater Creek. The property offers yoga retreats, and can be booked for weddings, corporate retreats and other special events too.