February 21, 2017 Blog, Campgrounds, Canada News

Happy 150th Birthday, Canada!

  Our neighbors to the north are celebrating their 150th Birthday on Canada Day July 1st. The Canadian Parks are running a special promotion. For each advance reservation for a stay from June 1st - June 30th, 2017 at any Canadian Jellystone Park, the camping guest will have their name entered in a drawing for a chance to WIN FREE CAMPING (Campsites/Cabins) at any Jellystone Park in Canada.   The winner...

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January 20, 2017 Blog, Camping Tips

Fun Hiking Games for the Kids

When you’re planning a hike with kids, remember they have shorter legs, a faster metabolism and tire out quicker than grown-ups. Plan hikes that are fun, are not too long and make sure you don’t forget the snacks. This way, everyone will have a better hike, and happy kids make for happy adults. Here are some fun, easy games for the kids to play on the trail to keep them...

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January 10, 2017 Blog, Camping Tips

5 Ways to Kick those RV Winterization Blues

It's officially winter, and many campers across the United States have winterized and covered up their RVs for the next couple of months. Even some folks who are lucky enough to live in the beautiful sunbelt can't get out to the campground as often as they would like.   So if you are one of those folks who's feeling the winterization blues, we have some great tips that will keep...

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December 20, 2016 Blog, Camping Tips

5 Great Ideas to Make Family Camping Trips Easier

Family camping can be a fun time for the whole clan, but in an age when we increasingly rely on technology, it can be hard to tear yourself away from your phone screen. If you're looking for ways to get your family more involved in camping and make it a fun experience for everyone, here are a few helpful tips: Tacos in a Bag Everyone loves taco night, so why...

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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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November 30, 2016 Blog, Camping Tips

Our Favorite Family Camping Safety Tips

Family camping trips can be a whole lot of fun at any time of year. In fact, family camping vacations are one of the most popular getaway choices for Americans from all walks of life. In 2011, we spent approximately 534.9 million days camping together. To get the most out of your next family vacation, please check out our camping safety tips that can make your camping trip safer. Here...

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November 29, 2016 Blog

5 Affordable Gifts for the RV Enthusiast

You know the type of people--when they're not RVing, they're dreaming about the next big trip. This is the perfect time of year to find that special something for the RV enthusiast in your life. And we have some great suggestions that won't bust your budget.   Here are our top five affordable picks for RV gifts this holiday season:   1. Happy Campers Coloring Book, $9.99. You may not know...

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November 28, 2016 Blog

Why We Started Full-Time RVing at 23 Years Old

One of the craziest things in my young life has been falling into the RV lifestyle. It wasn’t really planned out, it just kind of… happened. So, why did we decide to pack up our lives into an RV at 23 years old? In 2014, Alyssa and I were getting married, and we wanted to move out of Texas. Texas summers are blistering hot and we wanted to explore the...

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November 25, 2016 Blog, Campgrounds

5 Things You Have To Do While Camping In Fredericksburg

A couple weeks ago we stayed at a Jellystone Park while camping in Fredericksburg, Texas (aka the wine country of the south). Being native Texans, we’ve made the drive through the quaint little German town on almost every trip west, but we’d never stuck around for a week to explore more of the area. If you plan on camping in Fredericksburg, here are a few of the things you have...

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November 2, 2016 Blog, Camping Tips

5 Reasons Seasonal Camping Might Be Right for You!

Have you ever thought about becoming a seasonal camper? Seasonal camping is when you reserve one campsite for an extended period of time, and you are free to come and go at your own convenience. Seasonal camping rates and schedules vary greatly from one campground to another, so you will have to do a bit of research to find one that suits you and your family. You may also want...

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