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7 secret getaways for pampered campers

By: Enrique Gili on Aug. 28, 2013, 1:33 p.m.
Nomad Ridge, the Wilds

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Nomad Ridge, The Wilds, southeast Ohio

Instead of flying to Africa, go on safari on a budget. The Wilds, a wilderness park, is the brainchild of conservationist and wildlife advocate Jack Hanna. Nomad Ridge, a safari-like camp, is located in rural southeast Ohio overlooking 10,000 acres of open space, mimicking the African savanna and providing humans and wild animals with ample space to roam. After a day of watching giraffes and rhinos ambling on the veldt, spend the night in a comfy yurt.