Sure, you've been camping. But have you been glamping? 

The trendy term combines two words that aren't often in the same sentence: camping and glamour.

At their height, glamping trips are replete with resort-style amenities. Think air mattresses instead of sleeping bags and swanky cabins outfitted with electricity and running water instead of pop-up tents. 

But you can now be a happy glamper, too — without going too far, spending too much or losing any Colorado clout. 

Here are some tips and tricks on gear to consider, places to stay and things to learn that can elevate your next camping trip to a glamping trip. 

Grand Trunk Parachute nylon double print hammock

Grand Trunk Double Parachute Printed Nylon Hammock 

Cost: $74.99

Where: JAX Outdoor Gear or

Comfortable and practical, this durable, yet lightweight hammock lets you relax off the ground without the pain of lugging a cot up a trail. Big enough for two people, this hammock comes with a rope kit for quick and easy set up. 

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