Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts was recently ranked No. 202 in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2019 Franchise 500 rankings for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power, according to a press release.
The Jellystone Park No. 202 ranking is an improvement of 63 slots over its prior year performance and is one of the ten largest two-year rankings jumps among all companies included in the 2017 ranking. It marks the third consecutive year in which Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts have been ranked as the top franchise in the Campground’s category.
“The strongest franchise brands are constantly evolving and innovating to keep up with changing trends and technology,” said Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur. “Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts’ position on the 2019 ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.”
Jellystone Park, which is franchised by Leisure Systems Inc., has more than 80 locations across the United States and Canada, and features amenities such as pools, water slides and splashgrounds, along with family activities such as jumping pillows, mini golf, pedal carts, and themed weekends such as Chocolate Lovers Weekend and Halloween Spooktacular Weekends.
Guests at Jellystone Park locations can choose from a variety of accommodation options ranging from premium cabins and yurts to deluxe RV sites to traditional tenting campsites.
National media outlets such as U.S. News & World Report, Reader’s Digest and MSN routinely praise Jellystone Park locations as being among the country’s best camping vacation destinations for families.