Get Moving! Staying Active This Winter

Indoor Swimming

Short, cold, snowy winter days make it tough to keep the family active and healthy! Add school closings to the mix, and cooped-up kids (and parents) start to long for the outside weather of the rest of the year. With spring still a long way off, it’s easy to resign yourself to being sluggish – but don’t despair! There are plenty of ways to burn off extra energy, keep the whole family active and even have a great time between now and Daylight Savings Time!

Lace up your skates! Ice skating is a perfect wintertime activity to get the family moving – and have lots of fun doing it. If no one knows how to ice skate, sign up for group lessons and learn something new together. Then there’s roller skating; what better way to revisit your youth than to take the kids to the roller rink? And they even have those awesome disco balls.
 
Let Rover lead the way. Your dog just may miss the outdoors more than anyone. And he doesn’t care if he gets snow in his coat. Romping with him outside in the snow will warm the kids up in no time and give them a great workout.
 
Just too dang cold to go outside? Plug into the Wii (or PlayStation, or Xbox.) There are plenty of games out there that will get you moving, but a family favorite is the Let’s Dance series. Great music, groovy moves and perfect for family night.
 
Don’t forget the old standbys! Sledding, skiing and snowshoeing are wonderful exercise and perfect for making great memories. Our new Jellystone Park in Madison, Maine , with its heated cabins, is a great home base to explore the area rich in winter activities including snowmobiling.  
 
Get your swim on! Find an indoor water park at your YMCA or community center, or just swim laps. Jellystone Park Campgrounds in Frankenmuth, MI and Canyon Lake, TX have indoor swimming pools that create a wonderful wintertime destination.

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Camping Is Always In-Season!

While the weather has turned frosty in most of the country, campers need not despair – there are still plenty of Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Campground open year round!

You’ll find our friendly staff and top-notch hospitality still very much in working order during the winter months, so don’t give up on camping fun just yet. In addition to RV campsites, many of our campgrounds offer heated cabins and lodges, as well as access to winter-time activities at northern parks. With rates at their off-season lowest, it’s the perfect time for a quiet getaway. And further south, you’ll find Yogi Bear-style fun (and warmer temperatures!) at Jellystone Park campgrounds.

From Larkspur, CO (nestled in Pike National Forest), where you can rent a premium cottage for $99 and enjoy the quiet of the Colorado winter, to Burleson, TX , where you’ll find yourself perfectly positioned to explore the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex, and plenty of places in between, now’s the time to see a new side of camping. Visit here for a full listing of year-round parks.

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Family Camping Ideas in New GetawayUSA Magazine

GetawayUSA online magazine promotes Campgrounds and RVing depicting four states monthly with spectacular photography and interesting editorial on what to do in each state. Camping and accommodation options are covered with campground and state park features. Interesting topics like recipes, traveling with pets along with plenty of competitions and prize give aways make the magazine a must read for those interested in camping and RVing. The pages promote family values, getting back to nature and spending quality family time together.

“The USA – You own it but have you experienced it yet? GetawayUSA is all about introducing you and your family to the Natural Wonders, the Historic sites, the Varied Culture and the interesting Places and People of this great land”

The current issue features four states, South Carolina, Utah, West Virginia and Oregon with the November issue featuring Florida, Louisiana, Texas and Arizona. Be sure to register and receive your issue of GetawayUSA.
The magazine is free but those that want to receive discounts are asked to pay a yearly subscription of $12.
Click here for the latest issue: http://issuu.com/industryenews/docs/getawayusa2 when open click the full screen button on the left for best viewing.
Click here to subscribe: http://www.getaway-usa.com/competitions.html

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