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The uncertainty of the upcoming school year is weighing heavily on parents and their children. Will kids head back to school? What will it look like? Do I want my kid(s) to attend in person or virtually? The questions are endless – but so are the opportunities to help your children continue to learn new things in more non-traditional ways.

Pack up your bags and hit the open road – it’s time for an educational experience your family will never forget! Whether you’re considering roadschooling or just want to take a family vacation, with Jellystone Park™ Tower Park as your home base, there are plenty of opportunities to explore nearby in fun, educational ways. Keep reading for a few suggestions!

History

Old Sacramento– Distance from Camp-Resort: 35 miles

Old Sacramento is the riverfront historic district, with Gold Rush-era buildings, cobblestone streets, and horse-drawn carriages. It’s home to numerous museums, including the Sacramento History Museum and the state Railroad Museum, which offers excursion train rides.  Be sure to call ahead for current hours.

Government

California State Capitol Museum – Distance from Camp-Resort: 40 mile

California’s state capitol building is both the location for the state’s working government, and a museum featuring educational exhibits, historic architecture, art and more.  A well rounded curriculum can be discovered within its granite structure.  Please visit the museum’s website for current hours and updates.

 

Biology

Sacramento Zoo– Distance from Camp-Resort: 36.9 miles

The Sacramento Zoo will provide a lesson in wildlife featuring giraffe encounters, big cats, and more than 20 bird species.  Be sure to visit their website before you go, as an advance ticket purchase may be required.

Science

Calaveras Big Trees– Distance from Camp-Resort: 38.8 miles

Calaveras Big Trees State Park preserves two groves of giant sequoias – the world’s largest trees!   The trails throughout the park will serve as your classroom and includes the Stanislaus River, Beaver Creek, ancient volcanic formations, and natural meadows in its syllabus. Be sure to take notes (and lots of photos)!

Recess

Jellystone Park™ Tower Park offers just the fun break you need, and there’s no bell ringing to make you go back inside! Play a game of basketball or sand volleyball with your family, go mini golfing, swim in the outdoor pools, and more! Your kids won’t be kids forever – take advantage of the opportunity for some family fun!  It’s sure to earn an A+ on your report card.

*Activities have limited availability during non-peak season.

Camping, the great outdoors, and road trips offer tons of opportunities for kids to experience new things – from star gazing to learning how to build a campfire. At Jellystone Park™, your family will be able to have a safe, fun-filled getaway, and even learn a thing or two! While you’re in our neck of the woods, be sure to take advantage of the nearby educational experiences that are just waiting to be discovered.

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From fun and convenient new amenities (like a dog wash! 🐾 🐕 🧼), to additional lazy river cabanas and a renovated restaurant on-site, there's plenty to look forward to this year at Tower Park Resort! Click the link in our bio to read all about them and the plans we have for 2021!

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We're so BEARY happy the weekend is here — There are are only two left in 2020! Who's ready to start making weekend plans for 2021? Book a stay now! Link in bio. ...

Did you know that Jellystone Park™ offers onsite RV & Boat storage? We provide outdoor, secure storage for your "home on wheels" or watercraft. Want more info? Link in bio! ...

We are thankful for all of our campers and guests! Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Jellystone Park™️! ...

Recipe for a fun vacation: just add WATER! 💦 🌊 🚤 ⁠

NEW in 2021—you can now add a boat slip or a boat, kayak or paddle board rental to your reservation when you book! Learn more when you click the link in bio.
...

GIVEAWAY 🎉 – our 2021 Resort Guide was just released, and we want to help one lucky camper & a friend get their vacation planning started! Here’s all you need to do for a chance to win $100 for both you and a friend to our Camp-Resort!⁠

☑️ Follow @northgateresorts and @towerparkresort ⁠
☑️ Tag a friend in the comments and tell us why you love camping.⁠

It’s that easy! Comment as many times as you’d like for multiple entries! Contest ends Sunday, 1/17 at 11:59pm EST and the winner will be announced Monday. See our website (towerparkresort.com/contest-terms) for giveaway terms and see the link in our bio for a digital version of the guide!
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From fun and convenient new amenities (like a dog wash! 🐾 🐕 🧼), to additional lazy river cabanas and a renovated restaurant on-site, there's plenty to look forward to this year at Tower Park Resort! Click the link in our bio to read all about them and the plans we have for 2021!

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#towerparkresort #towerparkresortandmarina #jellystonepark #newfor2021 #2021blog #newyear #new
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Have you ever swam with a mermaid? Or vacationed with Santa in July? We’re excited to announce our 2021 Themed Weeks & Weekends! Mark your calendars for events like Under the Sea, Ultimate Camper, Food Fest and more! Want to check out the line up? Check out our Themes & Events highlight or our website! Link in bio! 🧜‍♀️ 🎅 ...

Camping is so doggone fun. What part about camping are you most excited for and looking forward to this year? Comment below! Bonus points for those who answer using only emojis. 🏕 🔥 ☀️ ...

Did you know? We provide outdoor, secure storage for your “home on wheels” or for your watercraft. Want to learn more? Click link in bio! 🚌 🚤 ...

The lull between Christmas and New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to get outside and explore. Where will you be exploring these last few days of 2020?⠀

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#getoutside #2020 #holidays #towerparkresort #explore⠀


Photo by Ivana Cajina on Unsplash
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Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to all, from your friends at Jellystone Park™! 🐻 🎄 🎁 ⁠

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#jellystonepark #towerparkresort #holidays #Christmas2020 #Christmas #happyholidays #lodicalifornia #calicamping #camping #glamping ⁠
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Happy First Day of Winter! ❄️ We may not have snow, but there are still some magical things taking place in our winter sky. Learn about the rare astrological event happening tonight! 🌟 🌟 🌟 Link in bio!⁠





Photo by Ryan Hutton on Unsplash
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We're so BEARY happy the weekend is here — There are are only two left in 2020! Who's ready to start making weekend plans for 2021? Book a stay now! Link in bio. ...

Did you know that Jellystone Park™ offers onsite RV & Boat storage? We provide outdoor, secure storage for your "home on wheels" or watercraft. Want more info? Link in bio! ...

We are thankful for all of our campers and guests! Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Jellystone Park™️! ...