Set up camp at your favorite movie filming location

4/7/2015 | Plan

We all sometimes wish that our favorite movies were real. Unfortunately, that usually isn’t true. Sometimes the next best thing though is to go and visit the real-life filming locations, especially for movies shot in the outdoors. If you want to go camping in a place where a movie was filmed, here are a few […]

Pet Camping at KOA Always Leads to Interesting “Tails”

4/7/2015 | Plan

By Jennifer Grambs – KOA Kompass Travel Correspondent Photos by Jeff Grambs If you’re an animal lover—and who isn’t—this will make you smile. Pet campers at KOA have included a horse, wolf, well-behaved pigs (both pot-bellied and slightly slimmer), the kind of monkey that sits on your shoulder, a parrot, cockatiel and, I’m not kidding, a […]


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Camp, Save & Help Kids With Cancer At The Same Time

4/7/2015 | Plan

It isn’t often you have a chance to do something you love, save money and help children with cancer—all at the same time! Help us celebrate KOA’s official start to the summer camping season on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9 by joining us for KOA Care Camps BIG Weekend. Campers who stay as […]

These camping hacks are the ones you actually need

4/7/2015 | Plan

In today’s fast paced society, saving time and making things easier is a very popular topic of conversation. The word “hacks” has now become synonymous with tips and tricks to make anything simpler. When it comes to camping “hacks” guides out there, they can be kind of a mixed bag of actually useful tips and […]

Get excited for campfire cooking with baller camping recipes

4/7/2015 | Cook

Camping recipes don’t have to be limited to burnt hot dogs and charred marshmallows. With a little practice and patience, you can easily cook a gourmet meal right outside of your tent! All you’ll need are a few basic tools, some grub, and a great attitude.  To kick things off, there are a huge number of […]

Experience a fun twist on camping at these unique campgrounds

4/2/2015 | Activities

Have you ever wanted to sleep in an old train caboose? What about a tree house or a teepee? If you answered yes to either one of those questions, then a unique campground experience would be perfect for your next getaway. Gone are the days where a campsite is simply a place to pitch a […]