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A night of glamping in New York City's Governors Island - SILVER STORIES
This week I had my first glamping experience with Jesus and it was just as fun as I’d imagined it to be. After having to reschedule our glamping trip from last week due to a thunderstorm, it was finally the day for our glamping trip. Glamping with Collective Retreats takes place in NYC’s Governors Island, a small man-made island, located an eight-minute ferry ride from downtown Manhattan. The ferry ride costs $3 for a return ticket, making it very budget-friendly and simple to enter the island. After reaching the island, renting bikes and checking in at our glamping retreat, we headed for lunch at one of the island’s food spots, Island Oyster. It was such a unique experience sitting by the ocean on a relaxed island, yet watching the skyline of Manhattan just across the East River. After a nice lobster roll lunch, we headed back with our bikes to our tent. The beautiful tent offered a soft bed with silky soft sheets, a fireplace, chairs, towels – everything we needed. It was the perfect combination of an authentic experience yet adding glam into camping – no bugs, no survivor mode and no cooking at the fire. Perfect for someone…