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Tips, Tricks, News, Recipes, & More
Our New York campground has a lot to offer, and our blog page is a great first step. Whether you want to learn more about our Camp-Resort or are looking for information that will prepare you for your arrival, our blog provides the best tips and tricks for your stay. Read about exciting news, park updates, camping recipes, and more!
June 13, 2024
The Best Glamping Rentals & Luxury Cabins in New York
Discover the best glamping rentals and luxury cabins in New York - your gateway to comfort, style, and adventure!
June 6, 2024
Why You Need to Consider a Weekday Camping Trip
Enjoy exclusive weekday camping deals, lower rates, fewer people, and more at our New York campground.
May 30, 2024
Disconnect to Reconnect: The Magic of Unplugged Camping Trips
Take an unplugged camping trip to reconnect with nature, yourself, and others!
May 23, 2024
15 Quick and Easy Make-Ahead Camping Meals
To prepare you for your upcoming camping trip, we put together a list of easy make ahead camping meals for every meal - or just for snacking!
May 9, 2024
Tips & Tricks for Successful Group Camping
Group camping is an awesome way to connect and make memories! Here are some tips and tricks to make that experience unforgettable.
May 6, 2024
Access the Best New York Water Park with a Day Pass!
Visit the best family campground in New York with a day pass and enjoy access to our top-rated water attractions!
May 2, 2024
The Essential Packing Checklist for Cabin Campers
Cabin camping is an excellent way to blend the comforts of home with the excitement of camping. Check out our checklist to find what to pack for cabin camping at our Camp-Resort!
April 29, 2024
Take an Inside Look at One of Our Hudson Valley Forest Cabins
Our Hudson Valley Forest Cabins are one of the best New York cabin rental options and offer plenty of amenities.
April 25, 2024
What To Do During A Rainy Day at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River
Don't let the rain dampen your spirits! Instead, choose some of these fun activities to keep you busy during a rainy day at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River!
April 18, 2024
5 Add-Ons That Will Enhance Your Camping Trip
From renting cabins with hot tubs to golf cart and pool cabana rentals, add-ons help maximize your vacation at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River
April 11, 2024
Your Guide to Camping in Upstate New York
Discover why our Hudson Valley campground is the perfect destination for your next family getaway in Upstate New York!
March 28, 2024
Everything You Should Know About Family Camping in New York
With luxury cabins rentals, on-site attractions, and rotating themes, see why Jellystone Park™ Lazy River is the best family campground in New York!
March 21, 2024
Discover What's New for 2024 at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River
2024 is for vacationing more! Join us this season and enjoy new themes, deals, and more at our New York campground.
March 15, 2024
Can't-Miss Spring Events of 2024 at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River
Book a spring camping trip at our New York campground and enjoy lower rates, limited time deals, your favorite attractions, and fun themed weekends!
March 7, 2024
Exciting Events in 2024 to Attend Near Albany, NY
Check out these top events in Albany, New York throughout 2024 such as Albany Tulip Festival, Old Songs Festival, and PearlPalooza.
February 12, 2024
Limited Time Deals - Spring Savings are in Bloom!
Check out ways to save for your spring camping getaway at our New York campground!  
December 7, 2023
8 Reasons to Gift Experiences this Holiday Season
Discover why gifting experiences is more memorable than traditional, physical gifts with these 8 reasons.
November 30, 2023
20 Camping Gift Ideas They'll Actually Love
If you have a camping enthusiast on your holiday shopping list, view our curated camping gift guide for inspiration.
October 5, 2023
2023 Fall Activities Near Albany, NY You Need To Know
Book your fall camping trip to Jellystone Park™ Lazy River and enjoy a variety of fall activities in Albany.
September 21, 2023
Can't-Miss Fall Events of 2023 at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River
Book a stay during one of our fall camping weekends and choose from a variety of themed weekends - like Halloween Weekends & Pajama Party!
September 7, 2023
7 Reasons Why You Should Book A Fall Camping Trip
Enjoy lower rates, cooler temperatures, improved sleep, and more when fall camping!
August 31, 2023
Why You Should Camp Along the Shawangunk Ridge
With beautiful mountain views, peaceful and serene sounds, and awesome water attractions at the Wallkill River, camping near the Shawangunk Ridge at our New York campground can't be beat!
August 17, 2023
The Best Restaurants, Wineries, & Breweries Near Gardiner, NY
Book a stay at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River and give these outstanding restaurants, wineries, and breweries a try!
August 3, 2023
The Best Activities, Attractions, & Places To Go in the Hudson Valley
Find the best things to do in the Hudson Valley when you visit this unique city! We rounded up the best activities, attractions, & places to go.
July 17, 2023
Top Things to Do in Newburgh, NY
Explore local restaurants, attractions, and family-friendly activities when you reference these top 10 things to do in Newburgh! 
July 13, 2023
The Official Guide to Tent Camping at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River
Whether it's your first time New York tent camping or you're a roughin' it regular, this guide to tent camping will make your stay at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River a breeze!
June 29, 2023
How to Plan The Perfect Day Trip to LEGOLAND®
Plan a day trip to LEGOLAND® with our top 5 things to do at this theme park!
April 27, 2023
Take An Inside Look At One Of Our Hillside Premium Loft Cabins
Our Hillside Premium Loft Cabins are one of the best New York cabin rental options and offer plenty of amenities.
April 24, 2023
Your Weekend Itinerary at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River
From attractions, to activities, to food options - discover how you can spend your stay with everything that our New York campground has to offer.
April 11, 2023
5 Useful Tips For Camping With Pets
Camping with your pet can be stressful, so we are here to provide you with 5 useful tips for camping with pets. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about pet friendly camping at Jellystone Park™ Gardiner.
April 6, 2023
Basic Camping Etiquette You Need To Know
Basic camping etiquette includes respecting quiet hours, no outside firewood, following speed limits, and more.
March 24, 2023
Can't-Miss Spring Events of 2023 at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River
Book a stay during one of our spring camping weekends for lower rates, limited time deals, and themed weekends!
March 16, 2023
4 Reasons Why You Will Love Spring Camping
The first day of spring is right around the corner - soon you’ll be stepping outside into blooming flowers and days filled with sunshine! What better way to celebrate the beginning of the season than by booking a spring camping trip to the best campgrounds in New York for families: Jellystone Park™ Lazy River, NY?!
March 13, 2023
Benefits of Booking a Camping Experience vs. a Hotel
Enjoy lower rates, included attractions, making new friends, and more when you choose a camping experience over a hotel stay!
February 21, 2023
2023 Spring Activities Near Albany, NY You Need to Know
Book your spring camping trip to Jellystone Park™ Lazy River and enjoy a variety of spring activities in Albany.
February 16, 2023
Benefits of Working at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River
From competitive pay and discounted vacations, to free water park passes, Jellystone Park™ Lazy River offers the best hospitality jobs in the camping industry!
January 25, 2023
Exciting Events in 2023 to Attend Near Albany, NY
Discover the top events in Albany for 2023 - including festivals, live music, and family-friendly activities.
January 19, 2023
Why You Need to Book Your 2023 Camping Trip Early
The 2023 season is here - book your stay at our top-rated New York campground for the best perks!
January 5, 2023
Discover What's New for 2023 at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River
The 2023 season will be one to remember - enjoy improvements like new themed weekends, updated deals, & new cabins!
October 5, 2022
15+ Fall Camping Recipes To Try This Season
15+ fall camping meal ideas the whole family will love! Choose from a variety of fall camping recipes that will keep you warm and cozy.
August 20, 2022
7 Exciting Halloween Activities You Won't Want To Miss
Book a stay during one of our 6 Halloween Weekends for trick-or-treating, costume contests, and more.
July 20, 2022
The Best Hiking Trails Near New Paltz, NY
Explore the various hiking trails near New Paltz, NY! Choose from beginner, advanced, or expert trails.
July 13, 2022
Road Trip Itinerary & Guide: From New York City to Albany
Explore the best restaurants, activities, and attractions during your road trip from New York City to Albany, NY!
July 6, 2022
How To Choose The Perfect Glamping Cabin In New York
Included amenities, sleeping accommodations, pet-friendly options, and more are important factors when deciding on the perfect New York glamping cabin.
June 21, 2022
Easy and Delicious Camping Recipes for Summer
Check out these 20 easy camping recipes for your summer camping trip in the great outdoors!
June 8, 2022
Why the Hudson Valley is the Perfect Vacation Destination
From National Parks and family-friendly attractions, to delicious eats and hiking trails, the Hudson Valley is the perfect vacation destination!
June 1, 2022
10 Health Benefits of Camping in the Great Outdoors
Camping in the great outdoors provides a variety of health benefits to your body and mind. Reduce stress, improve sleep, promote your overall mood, and more.
May 4, 2022
Exciting Family-Friendly Attractions In New Paltz, NY
New Paltz, New York offers a variety of attractions perfect for all ages. Plan your day trip to New Paltz with our top 5 recommendations!
April 20, 2022
The Ultimate Guide To Cabin Camping In New York
Learn why Jellystone Park™ Gardiner is the best option for cabin camping in New York – choose from 13 different cabin types for the best vacation ever.
March 30, 2022
First Time Campers - 7 Things You Need To Know
Whether it’s your first time camping at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River, NY, or your first time camping in general, there are many things you should know to help you prepare for your upcoming camping trip.