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A Long List of Surprises

7/24/2012 | Plan

I’d seen that sign a million times as a kid — traversing the country on family road trips. The KOA red and yellow teepee. But we’d never stopped there; we weren’t what you’d call a “camping family.” In fact, I don’t think I ever even knew what camping was until I met my future wife, […]


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KOA as a Hop, Skip and a Jump

7/9/2012 | Activities

The mail pickup for the day included a gentle reminder from KOA that it was time, once again, to renew my Value Kard membership. I jumped online and a few quick clicks later it was done. This reminder was just the excuse I needed for a “KOA Quick Trip.” A KOA Quick Trip is when […]

The Perfect Fuel for a Motorcycle Adventure

7/9/2012 | Activities

Non-campers often have the misperception that camping is complicated and time consuming. But I’ve found on my motorcycle adventures that it takes less time to simply pull your bike up to your KOA site and unpack than to lug your suitcases into a hotel. Today’s tents are lightweight and go up in a jiffy — […]

Breakfast on a Bagel

7/9/2012 | Cook

Breakfast is easy–and yummy–with this recipe.

Hey Kids, Beat Road Trip Boredom

6/26/2012 | Activities

Miles and miles to go until the next stop? Already gasped your way through the 99th verse of “99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall?” Here are some road-friendly games to keep the mental wheels turning. Print out these travel-themed games and puzzles for your trip book before you leave. License Plate Bingo – A […]

How to Find a KOA that Sings to You

6/12/2012 | Plan

At KOA, we pride ourselves on having campgrounds that offer a range of possibilities for people who love the outdoors — as a vacation resort, a place to stay and play, a stopover from A to B and a base camp from which to launch all of your adventures. In fact, with all the musical […]