June 24, 2016

3 Things to Focus on When Camping With the Family

Camping is one of the most time honored, cost efficient, and family friendly ways to vacation. In 2010 alone, approximately 40 million people went camping for a total of 515 million outings. Indeed, campers get physical activity (evidenced by the fact that 87% of campers participated in multiple outdoor activities), the opportunity to travel (evidenced by the fact that campers traveled an average distance of 186.7 miles for camping trips)...

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April 1, 2016

Here's How Family Camping Trips Can Provide You with the Vacation Experience of a Lifetime

When most people think of going on a family vacation, they imagine flying to a tropical destination. In most cases, the grown-ups will indulge in adult activities while the kids run around a hotel and order room service well into the night. While this type of vacation may be enjoyable for some, it has one crucial and glaring flaw; it's not really a family vacation. If you want a real...

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February 2, 2016

Family Vacation Campgrounds are the Best Option for Summer Fun!

It's good to dream up amazing vacations, but some families can get a bit too creative when it comes to planning their next holiday. Like most things in life, it's best to stick with the basics. Family vacation campgrounds have been helping to give families the time of their lives for decades, and remain the premier option for family fun in the summer. Family camping adventures allow the whole gang...

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February 2, 2016

Camping in the Northeast? Consider These 3 Incredible Destinations

There's nothing quite like spending some quality time with family on vacation, and camping is the ultimate way to enjoy the company of loved ones in the great outdoors. When planning your next vacation, consider camping in the Northeast at one of the many popular destinations in the region. The West Coast might be a beloved vacation destination because of its weather, but camping in the Northeast is an experience...

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September 3, 2011

Family Reunions...Jellystone Park Style

Family reunions are a great way to spend your family vacation. Family reunions are a time for cousins, grandparents, in-laws and distant relations to come together and spend days and evenings retelling the tales of years gone. Reunions are also a time for rebuilding friendships and bonds that have gone neglected over the years. Family reunions also give you a chance to meet all the new family members who have...

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March 26, 2011

Tabor City Jellystone Park™ Earns Awards for Inspection and Outstanding Service

It's a big year at the [parklink park="71" text="Jellystone Park™ Campground in Tabor City, North Carolina"] , where the campground has been recognized for the third consecutive year with the Carroll Award, which is presented to the campground receiving the highest inspection score of the entire 75-park Jellystone Park system.  In addition, Rick Coleman and his family, owners of the Tabor City Jellystone Park, received the system's Jim Webb Spirit...

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March 25, 2011

Jellystone Park™ in Luray is Campground of the Year

The Rust family, owners of the [parklink park="46" text="Jellystone Park™ Campground in Luray, Virginia"] , have been recognized with the Camp-Resort of the Year award by the Jellystone Park franchise system. The award – the highest honor that can be earned by a Jellystone Park Camp-Resort – recognizes a campground and operators who exceed all standards of operation, show a strong growth in business, implement sustained improvements to the facility...

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July 8, 2010

Exciting Events at the Warrens, Wisconsin Jellystone Park!

July is here, and that means camping and family vacation season is at its best! Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Warrens has several exciting activities planned for the month of July, so gather up the gang and book your stay for one of these awesome family fun themed weeks! July 5-11: Chocolate, Chocolate and more Chocolate! This year will be the most fun filled and sweet chocolate week yet! Start...

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July 8, 2010

Kansas Gets it's First Jellystone Park!

Located at 1473 Hwy 40 in Lawrence, Kansas, owners Ralph and Kim Newell are the first park owners from Kansas to join the Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park franchise system. When they bought the campground 10 years ago, they knew they had their work cut out for them. The park was in "tough shape," but after investing $750,000 in improvements, the Newell's have transformed their campground into a popular family friendly...

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June 28, 2010

July is Jumpin' at Tabor City Jellystone Park!

Tucked away on a quiet farm in southeastern North Carolina, [parklink park="71" text="Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Tabor City"] has a full line up of family fun activities planned for the month of July. Whether your family is looking to swim, slide, fish, hike, or just relax by the fire, without a doubt there is something for everyone to enjoy.   July 2-5: Red, White and Blue 4th of July...

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