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Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Williamsport, MD Staycation Review

by Tykesha77

We spent a weekend glamping at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Resort-Camp in Williamsport, MD and it was an amazing experience that my family and I won’t soon forget. Initially we’d planned a staycation at home. But when the folks at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park invited my family to check out their park not far from home we decided to check it out.

[Updated November 2022]

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

My Kids with Yogi Bear

Jellystone Park is a camp-resort, which means they provide a camp experience for all levels of travelers. You can pitch a traditional tent and sleep under the stars, rent a basic campsite, park an RV in a full-service site, or you can rent a cabin. We did the latter.

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

Yogi Bear Jellystone Park-Williamsport: Accommodations

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

Boo Boo Bungalow

We stayed in the Boo Boo Bungalow, which is a two-bedroom Pine Forest Cabin with a loft that could easily sleep up to eight people. When we first stepped into the cabin, my kids squealed with excitement. I was a bit giddy too. 

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

It felt like our own tiny house with a full kitchen, full bathroom, cable television, and air conditioning/heating. Our cabin had all of the amenities that you’d expect with a condo rental (minus linens and pillows), which are available for rent. We opted to bring all of our own linens.Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

Our cabin was situated in front of a dog park. My kids enjoyed playing outside and watching the dogs run around. All of the cabins in our area had their own picnic table, charcoal grill, and fire ring. 

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

Enjoying our meals and marshmallows over a campfire was THE HIGHLIGHT of the trip for my kiddos. They loved every minute of it.

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

There are larger lodges for groups of up to 16 guests. As well as smaller accommodations called Rustic Cabins that can sleep up to four and include a mini-fridge, microwave, and grill. For campers who prefer the true camping experience, there are open, grassy areas where they can pitch a tent called Primitive Tent sites. These sites are equipped with a fire ring and grill.

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

Austen enjoying roasted marshmellows

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yogi Bear Jellystone Park-Williamsport: Activities

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

There were quite a few activities for the whole family. The Park had themed weekends. It was “Christmas in July” during our visit. 

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

Yogi and Cindy Bear making their rounds

Here’s a list of activities that were available when we visited:

  • Swimming Pools with Water Slides
  • Mini-Golf
  • Jumping Pad
  • Laser Tag (check for age minimum)
  • Playgrounds
  • Pedal Carts
  • Archery Tag
  • Gem Mining
  • Horseshoe Locations throughout the Park
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Nature Trails
  • Jellystone Ampitheater (physically distanced outdoor movie night)
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

Aubrey thoroughly enjoyed the pool

 

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

Pedal carts

Add-Ons

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

The kiddos outside of our cabin

There are a number of features that guests can add to their experience for a fee. We rented a golf cart and my kids thoroughly enjoyed cruising around in it. Golf carts are a great way to get around the park, but it’s not a necessity. Everything at Jellystone Resort-Williamsport is within walking distance.  A lot of families brought bikes and at any given hour you could see a gang of 15 kids pedaling around the park.

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

Kids following Yogi and Cindy Bear on bikes

Here’s a list of amenities that can be added for a fee:

  • Golf Carts
  • Hot Tubs
  • Pool Cabanas
  • Linens
  • Hammocks
  • Bear Visits
  • Limo Carts
  • Fun Passes
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

Pool cabanas can be rented for a fee

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

Pool staff cleaning the pool before opening

Video Walk-Through

Yogi Bear Jellystone Park-Williamsport:  In a Nutshell

Pros: The Pine Forest Cabin smelled so good. The cabin had most of the amenities of home with a full-size bed, a bunk bed with a twin on top, and a full-sized bed at the bottom. The beds were firm but comfy, and there was a futon in the living room area, along with a full kitchen that came equipped with dishes and utensils, and a full bathroom.

Cons: We arrived on one of the hottest days of the year, so it took several hours for the air condition to cool the cabin completely. Despite the park’s efforts to keep families safe -with timed-access to the pool and cleaning surfaces every two hours- the pool area was more crowded than we felt comfortable with.

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Williamsport MD, a review featured by top family travel blogger, Momma Wanderlust

Family photo before we left

Overall, we had an amazing stay that I don’t think the kiddos will ever forget. I would highly recommend staying at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Williamsport, Maryland.

[Our stay at Jellystone Yogi Bear in Williamsport MD was hosted.  All opinions are my own.]

Address

9550 Jellystone Park Way, Williamsport, Maryland 21795

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