Planning a family trip can be stressful – especially with young kids! We’re here to help you have the best vacation ever without all the hassle. Read below to find out some of our best tips and tricks!

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Find the right accommodations

We think it’s important to choose sleeping accommodations that are comfortable for you and your family – whether your looking for something with a full kitchen, multiple bedrooms, or a kid-friendly loft space. All in all, look into the various options that are available and choose the best one that fits your family’s needs.

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Check out the amenities

It’s hard enough to plan cabin accommodations, but figuring out what activities your family wants to do is another thing. Take a look at which amenities are included in your vacation rental before booking – there might be more than you expected!

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Look for deals

Many family destinations have deals available at time of booking to help you stay & save. Be sure to look at different dates since prices tend to vary depending on the time of year. Jellystone Park™ Memphis has special deals ranging from a percentage off of your entire stay to a full night free of charge! Who knew saving could be so easy? View all our deals here.

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Pack Light

One of the more stressful parts of planning a vacation is deciding what to pack. How many times have you brought a ton of stuff on vacation only to use a quarter of it? Most people tend to overpack for their vacations, creating unnecessary stress and hassle. Make things easy and only pack the essentials for you and your family.

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Be Mindful of Schedule Planning

When booking a trip, it’s hard not to fill your vacation with one activity after another, but having such a tight schedule can be stressful, too. Try and find a nice balance between activities and relaxing so that you don’t get burned out in one day. When in doubt, follow your child’s lead. If they seem to be getting tired, it might be best to relax for a few hours before going onto the next activity.

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Explore Nearby Attractions

One of the best parts about planning a vacation is going somewhere new! Take a look around the city of Memphis while you’re in the area. We recommend checking out the Memphis Zoo  – a fun adventure for the whole family!

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Most Importantly, Have Fun

After doing all the work of scheduling and packing, take some time to sit back and soak up all the fun you and your family are having. Remember to take lots of pictures while creating lasting memories!


Ready to book? You can check out availability and pricing at our online reservation site. Or give our friendly reservations team a call at 662-280-8282.