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Tips for Getting Good Phone Photos in the Great Outdoors

7/8/2013 | KOA

You finally did it. You bought that smartphone you’ve been coveting for months. Whether it’s an iPhone 5, a Samsung Galaxy S4 or the latest Nokia you hold in your hand, true geeks will tell you it’s not really a phone . . . it’s really a full-fledged computer capable of running an internet browser, […]

Herkimer Diamond KOA’s Astronomy Deluxe Cabin Sparkles

7/8/2013 | Plan

The Herkimer Diamond KOA in Herkimer, NY continues to lead the way in a LOT of ways for Kampgrounds of America. A few years ago, the former KOA Campground of the Year was the first to unveil KOA’s first Eco-Deluxe Cabins — full-service Cabins complete with kitchens and bathrooms, but completely “off the grid.” Now, […]

The BioLite CampStove™ Warms Our Hearts

7/8/2013 | Cook

By Mike Gast Campfires have been around for — well — forever. So, it would stand to reason that, in the past two million years, man has pretty much figured out every possible way to adapt a wood-fired open flame. From that first cave dweller who figured out how to contain her fire with a […]


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Stop Wasting Your Grill on Just Meat, Fire Up The Fruit!

7/8/2013 | Cook

It’s only July. But if you’re a grilling enthusiast with a big, silver triple burner out back, you’ve likely already put the char to every kind of animal protein you can find. So, what’s left to grill? Here’s a novel thought: head for the nearest produce stand and pick out some nice, ripe fruit. Just […]

RV Tip Video: How to Accessorize Your RV Awning

7/8/2013 | RV Advice

In this informative RV how-to video, KOA resident expert Mark Polk demonstrates how to accessorize your RV awning just in time for summer fun. Happy RV learning, Mark J. Polk Visit KOA’s Library of RV Maintenance Tips #####  For more information on how to purchase, use and maintain your RV be sure to visit www.rveducation101.com.

The 10 Most Preventable RV Service Mishaps

7/8/2013 | RV Advice

By Jim Mac, Keystone RV Company With over 600,000 RVs on the road today, Keystone RV Company’s service advisors and dealers have literally seen it all. Here are the 10 most preventable mishaps. #10 Rookie mistakes — like forgetting to retract the entrance steps, slide room, patio awning or TV antenna before pulling out of […]