KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Two native girls are bringing glamping to the Kansas Metropolis metro.
Heather Shelton and Tiffany Watts, house owners of Suite Tea have created an area in Kansas Metropolis, Kansas the place tenting meets fashionable luxurious.
“It’s the concept of having the ability to get out and be in contact with the earth grounding, however not having to really sleep on the bottom or pitch your personal tent,” Shelton mentioned.
Shelton and Watts curated six tents unfold all through Watkins C. Ranch. Every tent has a novel design, a generator, reminiscence foam mattresses and extra. All of the tents are named after varieties of teas. Watts says due to the situation and facilities, you’ll expertise nature’s magnificence lower than 20 minutes away from downtown Kansas Metropolis.
“You come out right here you hear the birds, you see the horses, there’s all this greenery,” Watts, Co-Founder and Chief Government Officer mentioned. “This isn’t similar to a chunk of land that we selected, that we simply popped some tents on. This can be a lovely, lovely Ranch, within the coronary heart of Kansas Metropolis. There are lovely horses, you have got a tremendous expertise simply with the ranch.”
Watts and Shelton have already seen a requirement for glamping in KC simply from social media posts about their upcoming opening.
“We had lots of of people that have been like, Can we guide early, we’re able to guide,” Watts mentioned. “So we’ve had an enormous response and that’s simply because Kansas Metropolis is prepared for this.”
Beginning at $200 an evening relying on the tent, company can have a girls evening, a romantic getaway, a household journey, or a solo keep. Shelton mentioned it’s one thing individuals have been itching to do after COVID-19 lockdowns.
“Individuals are able to get out. They’ve been at dwelling,” Shelton mentioned. “Not everyone is able to actually journey so this can be a staycation.”
Suite Tea formally opens on Friday. The booking site can be reside at midnight.
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