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Luray Caverns

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Shenandoah National Park

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Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum

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Skyline Drive

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Luray Zoo

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Shenandoah River

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Colonial Williamsburg

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Cooter’s in Luray, VA

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Downriver Canoe Company

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Shenandoah National Battlefields

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Shenandoah Vineyards

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Sperryville, VA

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Luray Caverns

Discovered by men that set out in the late 1800’s to find a cave in the hopes of developing a tourist attraction, people even back then came by the hundreds to see what was called the “Discovery of the Century.” Today, half a million people per year take hour-long tours of the caverns where stalactites and stalagmites abound. The dripping water in the cavern continues to form these natural wonders at a rate of one cubic inch every 120 years.

Distance from Camp-Resort: 5.3 miles

Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park has something for everyone. The most popular hike leads to the area’s 14 waterfalls. Other hikes lead to places of historical interest within the Park. The most popular of these are old, pioneer homes, churches and cemeteries. Many of these homes are in ruins, but enough remain intact that hikers are treated to a bit of early Americana, and a taste of days gone by when they come across these relics of the past. You can even retrace the path that Confederate General Stonewall Jackson and his troops used to cross the mountain from west to east, on his way to Fredericksburg. Some of the trails are easy enough to hike through with most family members. They’ll be amazed at the panoramic views, the deep canyons, the amazing sights, and general beauty of the area.

Distance from Camp-Resort: 5.5 miles

Photo by Matthew Benson is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is the perfect destination for a family fun day trip! The Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia features two huge hangars — the Boeing Aviation Hangar and the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar which display thousands of aviation and space artifacts, including a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, a Concorde, and the Space Shuttle Discovery. The Center also offers the Airbus IMAX® Theater and the Donald D. Engen Observation Tower, which gives you a 360-degree bird’s-eye view of Washington Dulles International Airport and the surrounding area!

Distance from Camp-Resort: 89.3 miles

Photo by David Bennehag is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Skyline Drive

Through the Shenandoah National Park runs the 105-mile-long Skyline Drive. It is a magnificent, scenic two-lane highway that winds its way through a true camper’s paradise. Enjoy the breathtaking views and amazing wildlife. Skyline Drive roughly parallels about 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail, the 2,100-mile-long footpath that stretches from Maine to Georgia. Hikers say that the portion running through Shenandoah is one of the most beautiful sections of the Appalachian Trail.

Distance from Camp-Resort: 30.5 miles

Photo by Stefan Serena is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Luray Zoo

Luray Zoo is home to over 250 animals, and is the only true rescue zoo in Virginia! The zoo is privately owned and operated by Mark and Christine Kilby. Luray Zoo receives no government funding. All admission, gift shop sales, donations, and outreach programs fees goes directly to help support and care for all the animals at Luray Zoo. The Zoo receives animals that are retired zoo animals, unwanted pets, confiscations, and sadly occasionally abused animals.

Distance from Camp-Resort: 6.2 miles

Shenandoah River

Canoe, kayak or tube down the Shenandoah River! Our friends at Shenandoah River Outfitters offer self-guided tours down the legendary river.

Distance from Camp-Resort: 13.8 miles

Photo by Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Colonial Williamsburg

Traveling from the south? Discover Colonial Williamsburg and become a citizen of the Revolutionary City! Engage with the local community and experience firsthand the daily struggles of wartime. Explore art museums, unleash your kids’ inner colonists, tee off a game of golf, or relax and unwind at the Spa.

Distance from Camp-Resort: 165 miles

Photo by C Watts is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Cooter’s in Luray, VA

Check out the new Cooter’s in Luray, VA! Features include Daisy’s Diner, Dukes of Hazzard Museum and Replica Cooter’s Garage with General Lee, Cooter’s Tow Truck, Boss Hogg Caddy, “Cooter’s Garage Band” and appearances from the man himself, Ol’ Cooter, and much more!

Distance from Camp-Resort: 9.1 miles

Photo by CJ Sorg is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Downriver Canoe Company

Spend the day floating down the Shenandoah River! Downriver Canoe Company offers canoe, kayak, raft, and tube float river trips down a gently flowing section of the Shenandoah River. You’ll love the spectacular scenery, great swimming, and amazing fishing. Bonus—there’s a shuttle which will pick you up and drop you off at Jellystone Park™!

Shuttle Details:

  • Runs Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, through September 2nd and Wednesdays only, September 3 – 30.
  • Leaves Jellystone Park™ at 10am and returns around 4pm.

To reserve your spot, call Downriver Canoe Company the day before at (540) 635-5526.

Distance from Camp-Resort: 17.9 miles

Photo compliments of Down River Canoe Company.

Shenandoah National Battlefields

During the Civil War, Shenandoah Valley was a critical location that determined the state of Virginia and the Confederacy. Today, the Valley’s historic towns and preserved landscapes offer tons of opportunities to explore and learn about the area’s dramatic Civil War story. You can also explore the spectacular natural beauty of Shenandoah Valley along historic roadways, causal walking tours, or challenging hikes to spectacular overlooks.

Distance from Camp-Resort: 17.8 miles

Shenandoah Vineyards

Founded in 1976 and the second oldest active vineyard in Virginia, Shenandoah Vineyards is the perfect spot to unwind while enjoying some delicious vino! Bonus, the tasting room is located in a Civil War era barn. Cool!

Distance from Camp-Resort: 24.7 miles

Photo courtesy of Shenandoah Vineyards.

Sperryville, VA

Looking for a delicious bite to eat? Maybe you want to shop or peruse local artist galleries? Whichever you choose, Sperryville is a great spot to visit! From dining and site seeing, to shopping for antiques or art made locally, you’ll love this gem of a town. It’s also located just down the road from Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive making for a great post-hike meet up location.

Distance from Camp-Resort: 12.5 miles

Photo courtesy of Arlington Magazine.

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Happy first day of fall, campers! We are so excited for the fall season at Luray! 🍁🍂⁠

From epic fall scenery to frighteningly fun Halloween activities like costume contests and trick-or-treating, you won't want to miss out. Halloween Weekends kick off this Friday, so booOOooook your spot today before we sell out. ⁠

Visit our link in bio for pricing & availability.
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It’s National Mini Golf Day! We will be spending the day on our putt-putt course to celebrate! ⛳️ ...

Halloween weekends at Jellystone Park™ start THIS weekend! Visit us 9/24 - 10/31 to take part in these frightfully fun weekends. 🎃👻 ⁠

Read our latest blog to learn 6 things we're most excited for at Jellystone Park™ Luray this Halloween. Link in bio!
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You may be seeing some leaves 🍁🍂 changing in your neck of the woods...and Jellystone Park™ is THE place to be when colors are in full peak!⁠⁠
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By mid October, our Camp-Resort is set to have vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows everywhere you look!⁠⁠
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Find out when the fall foliage will peak near you via the link in our bio. 🗺
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Congratulations to @jump4joy109 for being this year's "Best Vacation Ever" photo contest winner! We love that our beautiful mountains were included in this happy photo! 🐻⁠⁠
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Please send us a PM to claim your $250 in camp credit & $100 gift card to @gorumpl! ⁠⁠
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Thank you to all our campers who participated – we can't wait to see what you come up with next year!
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Veterans Day is a couple months away, and we wanted to say thank you to those who have served!⁠⁠
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Veterans can enjoy 50% OFF their stay from November 12-14. Use promo code HERO at check-out!⁠⁠
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Learn more with the link in our bio. ❤️
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The first day of fall is only 2 weeks away, but here at Jellystone Park™, we're already getting started on the fall fun! 🍂 ⁠

Read our latest blog to see why fall camping is a must for you and your family. Link in bio!
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We hope you are soaking up the last bits of summer this weekend! Happy Labor Day everyone! ☀️ ...

Wishing everyone a fun & relaxing Labor Day Weekend! Enjoy the long weekend, campers! 😎☀️ ...

❗CONTEST ENDS SOON ❗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! ⁠
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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 @jellystoneluray #jellystoneluray AND #bestvacationever ⁠
3) After Labor Day, we will select 5 finalists and you will vote which photo should be this year's winner!⁠⁠
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Click the link in bio to view the terms & conditions. Start snapping!⁠

📸⁠⁠: @aashton2215
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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! Woof!
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Labor Day Weekend is right around the corner - do you have plans yet? ⁠

We still have a few sites left! Check them out: ⁠
☀️ 2 Premium Loft Cottages ⁠
☀️ 2 Premium Back-In RV Sites⁠
☀️ 1 Deluxe Tent Site ⁠
☀️ 1 Primitive Tent Site⁠

Book to experience glow dance parties, live music on 9/4, patriotic crafts, rocket launching, and more! Link in bio.
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Whether you’re planning your end of summer camping trip or looking forward to a fall camping getaway, there’s no better time than the present to review steps on how to be the best camper during your vacation.⁠

Read our guide to camping etiquette via the link in bio!
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Back-to-school hours begin on the 21st, but that doesn't mean we can't continue having fun!⁠

Book a stay and you'll still have daily access to:⁠

💦 Swimming Pool⁠
⛳️ Mini golf⁠
😃 Jumping pillow⁠s⁠
🤸‍♀️ Playgrounds⁠
🎣 Fishing⁠
☀️ Nature Trails⁠
🏀 Sports courts⁠

*Water slides open on weekends only. All water attractions close Sept. 19th for the season. ⁠

Check out all of our fun attractions - link in bio!⁠
...

We could all use one more summer escape. Book with promo code FAREWELL21 to save up to 35% OFF on your last hurrah of summer. Expires Monday!⁠

Click the link in our bio to learn more. ⁠

📸: Jen Wyatt
...

Happy first day of fall, campers! We are so excited for the fall season at Luray! 🍁🍂⁠

From epic fall scenery to frighteningly fun Halloween activities like costume contests and trick-or-treating, you won't want to miss out. Halloween Weekends kick off this Friday, so booOOooook your spot today before we sell out. ⁠

Visit our link in bio for pricing & availability.
...

It’s National Mini Golf Day! We will be spending the day on our putt-putt course to celebrate! ⛳️ ...

Halloween weekends at Jellystone Park™ start THIS weekend! Visit us 9/24 - 10/31 to take part in these frightfully fun weekends. 🎃👻 ⁠

Read our latest blog to learn 6 things we're most excited for at Jellystone Park™ Luray this Halloween. Link in bio!
...

You may be seeing some leaves 🍁🍂 changing in your neck of the woods...and Jellystone Park™ is THE place to be when colors are in full peak!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
By mid October, our Camp-Resort is set to have vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows everywhere you look!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Find out when the fall foliage will peak near you via the link in our bio. 🗺
...

Congratulations to @jump4joy109 for being this year's "Best Vacation Ever" photo contest winner! We love that our beautiful mountains were included in this happy photo! 🐻⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Please send us a PM to claim your $250 in camp credit & $100 gift card to @gorumpl! ⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Thank you to all our campers who participated – we can't wait to see what you come up with next year!
...

Veterans Day is a couple months away, and we wanted to say thank you to those who have served!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Veterans can enjoy 50% OFF their stay from November 12-14. Use promo code HERO at check-out!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Learn more with the link in our bio. ❤️
...

The first day of fall is only 2 weeks away, but here at Jellystone Park™, we're already getting started on the fall fun! 🍂 ⁠

Read our latest blog to see why fall camping is a must for you and your family. Link in bio!
...

We hope you are soaking up the last bits of summer this weekend! Happy Labor Day everyone! ☀️ ...

Wishing everyone a fun & relaxing Labor Day Weekend! Enjoy the long weekend, campers! 😎☀️ ...

❗CONTEST ENDS SOON ❗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 @jellystoneluray #jellystoneluray 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!⁠

📸⁠⁠: @aashton2215
...

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! Woof!
...

Labor Day Weekend is right around the corner - do you have plans yet? ⁠

We still have a few sites left! Check them out: ⁠
☀️ 2 Premium Loft Cottages ⁠
☀️ 2 Premium Back-In RV Sites⁠
☀️ 1 Deluxe Tent Site ⁠
☀️ 1 Primitive Tent Site⁠

Book to experience glow dance parties, live music on 9/4, patriotic crafts, rocket launching, and more! Link in bio.
...

Whether you’re planning your end of summer camping trip or looking forward to a fall camping getaway, there’s no better time than the present to review steps on how to be the best camper during your vacation.⁠

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

Back-to-school hours begin on the 21st, but that doesn't mean we can't continue having fun!⁠

Book a stay and you'll still have daily access to:⁠

💦 Swimming Pool⁠
⛳️ Mini golf⁠
😃 Jumping pillow⁠s⁠
🤸‍♀️ Playgrounds⁠
🎣 Fishing⁠
☀️ Nature Trails⁠
🏀 Sports courts⁠

*Water slides open on weekends only. All water attractions close Sept. 19th for the season. ⁠

Check out all of our fun attractions - link in bio!⁠
...

We could all use one more summer escape. Book with promo code FAREWELL21 to save up to 35% OFF on your last hurrah of summer. Expires Monday!⁠

Click the link in our bio to learn more. ⁠

📸: Jen Wyatt
...