December 14, 2016 Blog, Midwest Region News

5 Amazing Hiking Trails to Explore While Camping in Michigan

Family camping vacations are a great way to get out into nature and appreciate the beauty of the world, but your campsite is only just the beginning! Hiking is one of the most popular activities to pair with a camping trip. In fact, hiking trips are on the rise: more than 38 million Americans went hiking in 2014, an increase from the 29.2 million who said they'd gone in 2008. While...

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Camping Illinois: Best Bets and Sights

There's no time like summer to get out and see the country, and camping Illinois is one of the best ways to enjoy both rural wilderness and the vast expanse of the prairies, all in one trip. Campers tend to travel an average of 186.7 miles for their trips, and Illinois has more than 57,900 square miles of land to choose from the next time you feel like exploring. For...

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March 11, 2014 Midwest Region News

Want to Go Camping in Ohio? Try Mt. Gilead!

Camping; whether cabin camping in Ohio, RVing or camping in a tent is one of America's favorite pastimes. According to the Outdoor Industry Association, around 50 million Americans go camping each and every year. Camping, after all is one of the most wonderful ways to connect with our nations woodlands, streams, and other natural wonders. Mt. Gilead State Park: Paradise for Camping in Ohio For more and more Americans, camping...

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October 17, 2013 Blog, Midwest Region News

New Jellystone Park Great for Family Camping in Michigan

Camping in Michigan just got better with the addition of South Haven Family Campground to the Jellystone Park family.  Located in South Haven, just a few miles from the beautiful beaches of Lake Michigan, this campground is a perfect home base for exploring the area's many attractions. From swimming and sunning on the lake's sandy shores to taking a catamaran or dinner cruise (or bring your own boat - there are plenty...

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October 2, 2013 Blog, Midwest Region News

Groups at Jellystone Park Amboy Illinois Campground Raise Over $30,000

Throughout the course of the 2013 camping season, various fundraising groups at Jellystone Park Amboy, Illinois campground have donated almost $30,000 to worthy charities including Relay for Life, March of Dimes, Camp Sunshine and various food pantries. "Our campers are amazing people," said Holli Rapp, Recreation & Special Events Manager at the northern Illinois campground. "They are very supportive of our activities and their events have become staple events to our activity...

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Campground Near St Louis Celebrates Mother's Day Weekend

EUREKA, Mo. — The Jellystone Park campground near St Louis will celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with special activities, including a mom versus kids scavenger hunt, a beauty shop tea party with Cindy Bear™, a cotton candy glow stick parade and a Karaoke event.  Additional activities include a runway moms challenge and a mini golf tournament. Card making and sand craft activities are also planned, which give children the opportunity to create...

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August 10, 2012 Midwest Region News

Missouri Campground to Host TOCO Music Festival

The Jellystone Park [parklink park="53" text="campground near St. Louis"], in Eureka MO, will host the 11th Annual TOCO Music Festival September 7-9.  Here's an article from the Southeast Missourian that gives you more information. By James Sammons For the 11th year, the Tapestry of Community Offerings Family Music Festival will offer a large selection of family entertainment. The event, which takes place Sept. 7 through 9 at Jellystone Park Resort...

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July 19, 2012 Midwest Region News

Wisconsin Campground Offers Family Fun

Here's a nice article we found about the [parklink park="23" text="Jellystone Park in Caledonia, WI"]. Thought we'd pass it along if you're looking for a vacation in Wisconsin. Looking For A Place To Beat The Heat Or Have A Stay-cation? By Denise Lockwood The hot weather has zapped all of us, but here's a fun place you can go to beat the heat and even have a few laughs and...

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June 18, 2012 Midwest Region News

Bloomington Campground Reduces Cabin Rates

Jellystone Park [parklink park="94" text="campground in Bloomington"] has announced a rate reduction for their White Pine Cabins. You can save over $30 per night! Call 812-824-3322 to make a reservation. Weekends: $85.00 per night Weekdays: $75.00 per night Holidays: $95.00 3 night minimum Our White Pine Cabins feature a separate bedroom. They are not in a wooded setting but offer a nice area for your outside relaxation. These cabins are rustic...

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June 14, 2012 Midwest Region News

Indiana Campground Hosts Operation Appreciation for Military Families

For the second year, CrossRoads RV and Yogi Bear's [parklink park="41" text="Jellystone Park Fremont, IN"] hosted an open house in honor of all active-duty and retired military personnel. Operation Appreciation Open House was held on Armed Forces Day, May 19. The event was in celebration of the continuing partnership between the two Northern Indiana businesses, according to a news release. The program was designed to benefit active-duty military personnel with...

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