Here we are, already sliding into the middle of December and only 11 days until Christmas! December is also a time when we regroup with staff and think about what we want to improve at the campground. We take feedback from campers, staff and our own ideas and come up with a project list for the off-season.
We have several improvements in the works, but the fun one we want to share this month is that we have joined up with CampersApp to bring a new way for our campers to connect and engage with Inn Town Campground both on-site and off. CampersApp is available in both Android and iOs and offers a fresh, very intuitive way to enhance your experience at camp and in Nevada City. Best of all, CampersApp is nationwide with a network of campgrounds throughout the country. That means you don’t need a different app for every place you go! You can use the same interface at a lot of campgrounds to make your campout more fun. Look for CampersApp to help improve the customer experience at ITC as we move into next season. A few features in the pipeline are: app based information for local outdoor activities, restaurants, events, plus information on weather, campground activities and even a way to check-in online so you can go directly to your site upon arrival! We’ll post updates with more information as we go live and setup the app.
I did mention that there are only 11 days left until Christmas. In our house, that means Dan starts panicking about gifts. If you’re also a procrastinator and need any easy, last-minute gift, or you’re just looking for a good deal, we have you covered on both fronts. This year we are offering our awesome HOLIDAY15 gift certificate special again. Yep, you can buy a gift certificate and get 15% off between now and Christmas Eve, can only be used for reservations January 1, 2019 onward. Gift certificates are available at this special price only online, you must use the promo code to get the discount after adding the gift certificate to your cart. If you’re looking for something to wrap, our camp store is open 10am-5pm and we stock lots of fun gift ideas like local handmade Christmas ornaments, wine, beer, Whatever Mugs, and fun hand made greeting cards. We currently have Inn Town Campground Syrah on sale for 15% off now through Christmas.
Finally, if you’re already sick of just dreaming about camping, why not come camping. Inn Town is open throughout the winter for RVs and tent sites. We have a warm, cozy common building and there are a lot of fun activities over winter too. There are three additional Victorian Christmas celebrations before the holiday: December 16th (1:30-6), 19th (5-9pm), and 23rd (1:30-6). If you need a little help finding your holiday mojo and want to come see a true small town street fair, we’re offering a special discount, book now to take advantage of 20% off your Victorian Christmas reservation. Our sites are limited, so book soon, best site availability for Wednesday evening.
If you haven’t entered the Outside Inn’s Holiday Giveaway, act now, there’s still time to throw your name into the giveaway. In addition to a $100 gift certificate to the Inn Town Campground, the Giveaway also includes over $3400 worth of local goodies from over 73 different businesses and organizations. If you’re looking to celebrate the holiday spirit, go read some of the comments on the giveaway. There are so many amazing people who have been inspired to get out and enjoy our amazing community.
To follow what’s happening at camp, make sure to check out our Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter feeds. If you’re looking for more local ideas, check out the Visit Nevada City Instagram feed or the Outside Inn’s blog. Plus, every week I update our weekly events boards on Pinterest. As always, we love hearing from our campers and look forward to seeing you round the campfire. It’s not too early to start planning your summer adventures (you can book up to a year in advance with us). And I’m working on the campground’s Pinterest boards to help inspire your next adventure.