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Recipe: The Best Ice Cream Cake Ever

5/24/2011 | Cook

The recipe for the “Best Ice Cream Cake Ever” starts with ice cream sandwiches, but transforms them into a gooey, delicious and spectacular summer dessert. Gloria Levesque of Bristol, Connecticut says that she has a new nickname, thanks to this fantastic recipe. “I am ‘the ice cream cake lady’ ever since I first made it. […]

Stuff We Gotta Have! QuickPitch USA Pop-Up Tent

4/20/2011 | KOA

  You never know when the mood to camp is going to strike. That’s why it’s a good idea to be prepared. And the new QuickPitch™ USA Pop-Up Tent can help you do just that. Weighing just six pounds and measuring less than 3 feet across, the QuickPitch stores easily in any trunk or closet. […]


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How To Exercise While Camping

12/25/2010 | KOA

When you head out on vacation, you may think that your regular exercise routine has to take a break, too. But according to KOA camper—and certified personal trainer—Andy Nieradko, a camping getaway can actually be a great place for a fun workout. “Exercise is really anything that gets your heart rate elevated,” he said. “It’s […]

Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

12/25/2010 | Cook

Full of fresh summer flavor, this camper recipe is the perfect addition to your recipe box.

Recipe of the Month: Ceviche

12/23/2010 | Cook

Kick off the new year with a tasty seafood treat with a south-of-the-border flair. Add your favorite hot sauce for an additional layer of flavor. “This is my family’s favorite camping dish,” said KOA kamper Maria Acebedo. “[It’s] very easy, just chop chop!” Maria says that this recipe, which can feed up to 25 people, […]

4 Rules Campers Say You Should Follow

12/23/2010 | KOA

All right, the secret’s out. KOA campgrounds are fun, beautiful and full of adventure. Think about it. Where else can you pull in (or pull through, as the case may be), set up and immediately start enjoying all the best that the great outdoors have to offer. And yes, you definitely meet some of the […]