April 2, 2021 Blog

Travel experts: Book summer family vacations now

NBC News reports Jellystone Park™ reservations way up   Between relaxed restrictions and an increase in vaccinations in the U.S., NBC News reports there is a surge in “vaxications” after a year of pandemic-induced lockdowns for restaurants, venues, hotels, attractions, and cruises. These canceled events and excursions are making for a rise in travel plans and according to a U.S. Travel Association analysis, around half of Americans are set to...

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December 14, 2020 Blog

The Ultimate Jellystone Park™ Gift Guides

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the holiday season. We know it’s sometimes difficult to select the right gifts for your loved ones so we’ve developed two camping gift guides to help you find gifts for your kids and for your entire family.   Top 5 Gifts for Your Kids Walkie Talkies Portable and easy to use, these walkie talkies are a great way for your family to...

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September 17, 2020 Blog

8 Reasons Halloween is More Fun at Jellystone Park

Since Halloween weekends are so special at Jellystone Park, we checked in with our friends at family travel site, Kidventurous. They spent a weekend in a deluxe cabin at the Jellystone Park in Luray, Virginia, a short drive from foliage-filled Shenandoah National Park during one of the park’s costume- and candy-filled Halloween weekends last year. Please note that not all of the activities mentioned below are available at every Jellystone...

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August 17, 2020 Blog

10 Fun Ways to Make Camping Educational

  We asked our friends at HipHomeschoolMoms to share some of their top tips to make camping educational, so you can help your kids learn not only behind a screen but with hands-on educational opportunities.   Look for family-friendly campgrounds such as Jellystone Park. They offer activities that entertain and educate kids, such as Bingo and arts and crafts, which supplement planned learning. They also provide socialization opportunities that are...

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June 16, 2020 Blog

Top Tips

TOP TIPS FOR FIRST TIME CAMPERS COVID-19: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO To make sure your trip is fun and enjoyable, contact your campground in advance and ask: Which areas and amenities are open? Are there restrictions on activities? Are cabin linens and kitchen equipment provided? What cleaning and sanitation products are being supplied? Are visitors welcome? Select the right campground for your family If you and your family are looking...

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November 20, 2018 Blog

National Wildlife Federation’s 14th Annual Great American Campout Campaign Comes to a Close for 2018

The 14th annual Great American Campout Campaign has come to a close for 2018 with over 1.1 million pledges to help protect wildlife. Jellystone Park™ hosted five on-site events throughout the campaign to help push the importance of wildlife preservation. Thank you to all who took the time to visit a Jellystone Park location this summer and fall. We had a great year partnering with the National Wildlife Federation in...

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September 26, 2018 Blog

National Wildlife Federation Brings Nature and Wildlife to Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts

This year the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is celebrating its 14th annual Great American Campout campaign. Joining thousands of campers as they pledge to help protect wildlife, the campaign is targeted to connect children and families to the wonders of nature and the power of preservation. On Aug. 11, the Jellystone Park of Estes Park, Colorado, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Colorado Wildlife Federation hosted a campout event at...

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April 27, 2018 Blog

8 Must-See North American Wonders to Add to your Bucket List

If you’ve ever visited a State or National Park, you know they are spots that everyone should visit at least once in their life. While there are many Natural Wonders all over the world, there’s a certain few here in the U.S. and Canada that can be the perfect weekend getaway for you and your family. Because we want everyone to get out and see some of these beautiful wonders,...

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January 16, 2018 Blog, Camping Tips

5 Tips for Better Campground Photography

Campgrounds are great places for taking pictures of family and friends. Campers are relaxed and nature forms the perfect backdrop. Imagine beams of sunlight shining down through shady trees, children catching their first fish, and loved ones gathering around crackling campfires. You get the picture.   Or do you?   A campground may provide many opportunities for great photos, but that doesn’t mean your photos will be great. It takes...

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December 5, 2017 Blog

5 Holiday Gifts Under $100 for the RV Enthusiast on Your List

If you have an RVer on your holiday gift list, you know nothing will make them happier than a camping-themed present. Here are five of our favorite gifts that won’t bust the budget.   See America Prints ($25-$75) Did you take an amazing RV trip this year that you want to remember always? Whether you whale watched in Cape Cod or went river rafting in the Grand Canyon, there is...

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