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Stargazing Tips While Camping

12/18/2010 | KOA

Close your eyes and travel back to a time when you were a kid, outside, staring at the stars. If you were away from the lights of the city, these pinpoints of light seemed almost endless…and at the same time it was like you could reach up and pluck them from the sky and hold […]

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Stuff We Gotta Have: Game Night

12/18/2010 | KOA

One of the best ways to relax, unwind and spend quality time with friends or family is to play a favorite card or board game. So we asked our Facebook friends which ones they enjoyed. For Ann Young, “Yahtzee” was a favorite, while Martha Foley Schaefer reported that “Sorry” had become a family tradition. And […]

Why This Retired Couple Bought a Teardrop Camper

12/18/2010 | RV Advice

Imagine cruising down the interstate in your big rig, fifth wheel and toy-hauler in tow, headed towards your favorite campground. In the your side mirror, you see the glimmer of a car in the distance. It gains on you, bit by bit, and soon you can make out the form of a compact car, the […]

This KOA is Full of Hot Air

12/18/2010 | KOA

The turbine at the Carlsbad, New Mexico KOA may be small in size, but it makes a big difference in energy use. There are just some things you’ve gotta love about kamping in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Like laying by the pool after taking a dip in sun-warmed water, your eyes closed, the summer breezes blowing […]

Camping Foil Dinner Recipe: Hobo Packs

12/18/2010 | Cook

Instructions: Step One: After you’re finished s’more making, and marshmallow roasting you want to get your campfire down to tightly packed red glowing embers. Step Two: Take a good sized sheet of aluminum foil and put some chopped potatoes in the middle, add some sliced carrots, assorted spices, chicken, steak,or a small roast (or anything […]

(Herkimer) Diamonds Are This Girl’s Best Friend

12/5/2010 | Plan

“I’ve never won anything like this before.” That was the reaction of KOA Kompass reader Debra Closurdo when she learned that her entry was randomly selected from the nearly 6,000 received for a Herkimer Diamond necklace. And it’s just one more reason that this Roseville, Michigan camper is definitely a KOA fan. “We go all […]

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