With the decade coming to an end, and 2020 just around the corner, we wanted to take a moment to look back and reflect on the awesome times we had at Jellystone Park™ in 2019. From beginning to end, 2019 was definitely a year to remember! While our list of memories may run long, we picked out our 10 best moments of 2019 to share with you!

1o. FUN PASS ADD-ON

New in 2019, our fun pass add-on was a hit! Campers received instant access to all sorts of added fun like Lazer Tag and arts & crafts—for one low rate! Planning your 2020 vacation? Grab a fun pass for tons of extra fun!

9. NEW GEM MINING

This year, our gem mining experience was completely remodeled! With a new water feature, pans, and expanded location, it provided endless fun for all of our campers this year!

8. NEW CABINS

Brand new in 2019, our Boo Boo™ Bungalows were a delight for our glamping guests! Highlights of the new units include sleeping space for up to 7, a kitchen, small lofted area, full bathroom, and more. #glampinggoals

7. BEST OF THE BEST FINALIST

We were honored to receive a nod as a finalist in the Frederick News-Post “Best of the Best” awards for Best Campground!

6. “BEST VACATION EVER” PHOTO CONTEST

Returning for a 3rd year, our “Best Vacation Ever” Photo Contest continues be a camper favorite, as well as a favorite of ours! We loved seeing everyone’s awesome camping photos and being able to award a winner at the end of the season!

5. EXCITING WEEKLY EVENTS

We had a jam-packed schedule of events this year! From Pirates & Mermaids Week, to Luau Week, we had a great time welcoming a different theme each week. Oh, and we were awarded the Recreation Award at the Jellystone Park Annual Awards ceremony! Psst…our 2020 events calendar is out and there’s tons to look forward to! Check it out here.

4. NEW DEALS

This year, we offered brand new ways to stay and save at Jellystone Park™ with our sweet deals! From free nights to deep discounts, we had a deal for everyone! Exciting news—our deals are back for 2020! Check them out here and then book your 2020 vacation today. These deals might not be around for long!

3. HALLOWEEN WEEKENDS

Always a camper favorite, our 2019 Halloween Weekends were spook-tacular! Every weekend was full of costumes, decorations, arts & crafts, magical pumpkin patch journeys, and so much more! While we enjoy every holiday, we look forward to celebrating Halloween all October long every year!

2. OUR BEARS

Year after year, our beloved bears bring joy to all our campers—regardless of age—and this year was no different! Who’s excited to wake up our bears from hibernation this spring?!

1. OUR CAMPERS

Sure, we have a beautiful setting with great amenities, but what really puts a smile on our face is seeing our campers return each season. Whether you’re popping in for a quick weekend getaway or you’re visiting for a full week, we can’t help but feel very grateful when we get to welcome you back.

 

And that’s a wrap! Our 10 best moments from 2019! We can’t wait to make more memories with all of our campers in 2020!