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As domestic travel becomes increasingly safer, and we slowly move towards returning to “normal”, campers & glampers alike are itching to get back on the road and start planning their vacations. While the future of travel has been hard to predict recently, we did our best to pull together some trends we plan to see in the upcoming year!

Based on a survey of our Instagram followers, along with data from online booking site Campspot, these predictions show how the emergence from COVID-19 will influence travelers’ plans, destinations, and goals.

TIME TO START PLANNING

59% of you still have to work out the details of your vacation! We understand that with travel restrictions it’s a little bit tougher to plan in advance, but it’s been proven that outdoor vacations are the safest way to get away. So, it may be time to put pen to paper and start thinking seriously about your upcoming vacation – the earlier you book, the more options you have for site types, dates, and add-ons!

STAYING CLOSE TO HOME

For those of us traveling this year, 82% percent are planning to stay close to home. Who doesn’t love a good staycation! You don’t need to get on a plane to explore somewhere new. Plus, there are tons of great surrounding attractions near our Camp-Resort. Check out all of our recommendations here!

TRYING SOMETHING NEW
80% of you told us that you were planning on returning to an old favorite vacation spot this year! While there are plenty of must-have classic camping opportunities at our campground, why not try something new at Jellystone Park™? Even if you’ve stayed with us before, try camping during a different themed week, try a new cabin or campsite type, or rent a new add-on. Plus, we’ve added a couple new things this year – read about them here.
RELAXING TRUMPS EDUCATIONAL

We don’t blame you. 95% of you are looking to relax on your vacation instead of making it an educational trip for your family. Well good thing for you, there are endless ways to relax! Stake out a spot at the beach and park it for an afternoon, camp out around the fire as the sun goes down, or read a book at your campsite with the sun on your face. It’s time to R-E-L-A-X!

LENGTH OF TRIP

57% of you are planning for a week long trip, while the remainder are planning a weekend getaway. No matter how long you’re looking to stay, we have a deal to save you some money when you book! Check out all of our deals here. Plus, we have fun themes no matter the length of your getaway – check out all our themed weeks and weekends here.

STAYING OUTSIDE

When it comes to a camping trip vs. a city trip, 91% of you said you’d prefer camping to a hotel, and 96% said exploring the outdoors over the city. We agree! The city can be crowded, now’s the time to look for wide open spaces with room to explore. Breathe in the fresh air!

Where do you align with these trends? Now’s the time to plan your outdoor camping vacation! Whether you’re pitching a tent, parking your RV, or glamping in a cabin at Jellystone Park™, isn’t it exciting to be thinking of your next trip? Start planning today by checking rates and availability here!

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STEPS:⁠⁠
1) Take a photo having your best vacation ever at our Camp-Resort!⁠⁠
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To check availability, just tap the link in our bio!
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Start snapping!⁠ Click the link in our bio to view the terms & conditions.⁠⁠
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Find out when the fall foliage will peak where you live via the link in our bio. 🗺
...

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Our Best Vacation Ever Photo Contest ends this Monday, 9/5! Be sure to enter for your chance to win $250 in camp credit and a $100 gift card to @gorumpl! 📸⁠⁠
⁠⁠
STEPS:⁠⁠
1) Take a photo having your best vacation ever at our Camp-Resort!⁠⁠
2) Share your photo on our Facebook page or post on Instagram with @lakesregionjellystone #lakesregionjellystone and #bestvacationever⁠⁠
3) After Labor Day, we will select 5 finalists and you will vote which photo should be this year's winner!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Click the link in bio to view the terms & conditions. Start snapping!
...

Arts & crafts are fun. Arts & crafts with friends are better. ...

It's #NationalDogDay! ⁠

We PAWS-itively love our 4-legged campers and have pet-friendly cabins and campsites as well as a Bark Park for them to play in! 🐾 ⁠

Celebrate your furry friend and bring them along on your next camping trip — book one now with the link in our bio! Woof!
...

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Wondering what we have planned for the long holiday weekend? You can expect ice cream socials, movie nights, dance parties, live music, & plenty of mischief from Yogi Bear™! 💕⁠

Click the link in our bio to book your end of summer getaway now.
...

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Read our guide to camping etiquette via the link in bio!
...

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To check availability for all sites, just tap the link in our bio!
...

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To see our full upcoming activity schedule, just tap the link in our bio!
...

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If you want to take advantage of everything that peak season has to offer (daily activities, fuller hours, more camping neighbors, & jam-packed fun), then come and visit us before it's over!⁠

To check availability, just tap the link in our bio!
...

Relax on the porch of your Meadow Cottage!⁠

To take a closer look inside this cabin, just tap the link in our bio.
...

Did you know - the perfect family vacation can exist outside of the weekend? There are tons of perks to creating memories during the week: Avoiding the crowds, taking in the peace & quiet, and enjoying the lower rates. Read our latest blog to learn more! Link in bio. ...

There is still time to participate in our #bestvacationever photo contest! You could have a chance to win $250 in camp credit and a $100 gift card to @gorumpl.⁠ 📸⁠⁠⁠
⁠⁠⁠
Now through Labor Day, post a photo of you having your BEST VACATION EVER at Jellystone Park™ Lakes Region on our Facebook or Instagram page! Be sure to tag us with @lakesregionjellystone #lakesregionjellystone AND #bestvacationever to be entered!⁠⁠⁠
⁠⁠⁠
Start snapping!⁠ Click the link in our bio to view the terms & conditions.⁠⁠
...

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⁠⁠
🔸 Stay 5 nights (check-in Sunday, check-out Friday) for 35% OFF ⁠⁠
🔸 Stay 4 nights (check-in Sunday or Monday, check-out Thursday or Friday) for 27% OFF⁠⁠

Take advantage of this awesome deal while you can. Just tap the link in our bio to book!
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