More NEW KOA Campgrounds to Visit in 2018


Meet 9 of the 20 new KOA campgrounds that you’ll want to visit in 2018.

Every year, new campgrounds join the Kampgrounds of America family of campgrounds expanding our system across the United States and Canada. This year’s KOA Directory, releasing in March, will feature over 500 KOA campgrounds for you to visit including 20 brand new locations throughout North America. With so many new places to explore, we introduced you to ten of these new KOA campgrounds in January. Next month, we’ll visit another ten and you’ll still be left with plenty of time to plan a summer road trip or two.

Cape Charles / Chesapeake Bay KOA

Cape Charles  / Chesapeake Bay KOA | Virginia

Escape and relax on the shores of Chesapeake Bay at the newly renovated Cape Charles / Chesapeake Bay KOA. Located just outside the heart of Cape Charles, Virginia and one half mile north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, Cape Charles / Chesapeake Bay KOA boasts southern hospitality and the best sunsets around. The resort is surrounded by 1,700 acres of ecologically protected lands, which feature endless options for the outdoor enthusiast. The revamped campground offers amenities such as a coffee and ice cream shop, advanced WiFi across the entire property, two resort pools, planned family events and much more.

DeLand / St Johns River KOA

DeLand / St. Johns River KOA | Florida

If you love to be on the water, you’ll want to checkout this KOA campground! Featuring RV and Tent Sites as well as a large marina, DeLand / St. Johns River KOA is definitely a unique campground. Owned by Robert Miller, the marina and resort went through a complete, multi-million-dollar renovation beginning in the first half of 2015. Existing facilities were upgraded, and some new amenities were added. Today the marina and campground features 178 boat slips, 128 full hookup RV Sites and 10 Tent Sites with even more planned. And don’t worry, four-legged friends can also enjoy the upgrades with a new 4,000-square-foot, fenced dog park. This campground is also home to a locally-focused restaurant, the St. Johns River Grille, that serves waterfront fare and full-bar menu with indoor and outdoor dining. You’ll be living the true Florida life here!

Niantic / I-95 Exit 72 KOA

Niantic / I-95 Exit 72 KOA | Connecticut

Conveniently located between the metropolises of New York and Boston, this tree-filled campground and its staff are busy making major improvements. Niantic / I-95 Exit 72 KOA features renovated bathrooms, laundry, store and office. New WiFi and cable TV systems are also among the list of new upgrades. RV guests will enjoy convenient new Pull-Thru Sites being added this year. In addition to the big campground changes, guests at this KOA also receive free pass to three different ocean beaches located nearby. Just 20 minutes away the quaint (and famous!) town of Mystic, Connecticut offers shopping, art galleries, museums and world renowned pizza. Closer to the campground, historic Niantic has it’s own eclectic mix of specialty shops, entertainment and dining waiting to be explored.

Minot / Swenson RV KOA | North Dakota

Located just inside the city limits, Minot / Swenson RV KOA is all about convenience. Nearby you’ll find lots to see and do including shopping, the Roosevelt Park Zoo, Dakota Territory Air Museum, Taube Museum of Art, Lucy’s Amusement Park, seasonal MSU Summer Theater and more. Back at the campground, this pet-friendly KOA offers campers full-hookups, laundromat, WiFi and more. Minot / Swenson RV KOA also features a perk many campgrounds can’t match – an RV dealership, part store and service center right next door! Get ready for even more benefits at this KOA as a big year of updates are planned including a dog park, playground, fully-stocked store, fun outdoor recreation and a bathhouse remodel.

Anderson / Muncie KOA

Anderson / Muncie KOA | Indiana

Anderson / Muncie KOA is nestled in a quiet valley along one mile of the scenic White River. This 80 acre, tree-filled campground is just waiting to be explored with two ponds, a 3.5 acre lake for swimming and fishing complete with sandy beach, many natural trails and even a 13 acre island. This KOA is also convenient, exclusively featuring full hook-up sites – Pull Thrus, Back In Sites and patios are available. Cabin campers will enjoy cozy accommodations with great views. Close by, you’ll find many activities no matter your interest. At the campground, free WiFi, quiet and family friendly atmosphere make this a perfect place to stay to kick back and relax near Indianapolis.

Baileyton KOA

Baileyton KOA | Tennessee

Becoming a KOA, the Baileyton KOA in the Northeast Tennessee Valley is a quiet and scenic campground that prides itself on going above and beyond for guests. Pull up in your RV – this park is big rig friendly – or stay in a fully-furnished cabin. You’ll be glad you booked a stay when you’re enjoying the many walking trails, fishing ponds and even a driving range at the KOA campground. Rent a bike, mine for precious gems or take a dip in the pool before heading to nearby Downtown Greenville or Doollywood. Once back at the campground you’ll appreciate the secluded quite of this pristine location.

Monument Valley KOA

Monument Valley KOA | Utah

If you’re looking for a striking campground location, look no further than Monument Valley KOA. Located in the heart of picturesque Monument Valley, this is a campground that you have to see to believe. Campers rave about the sunrise views (unless they’re raving about the sunset views of course), helpful staff and ongoing improvements and upgrades to this newly built campground.

Cranbrook / St. Eugene KOA

Cranbrook / St. Eugene KOA | British Columbia

With stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, the new Cranbrook / St. Eugene KOA is located on the grounds of St. Eugene Golf Resort Casino, and situated alongside the St. Mary’s river. Enjoy spacious Pull Thru and Back-In full hook up RV sites with 50amp service, cable TV and free WiFi. You’ll also have access to great amenities such as food and beverage delivery to all sites, a game room, barbecue area, fitness room, swimming pool, an off-leash pet area, beautiful golf course, fun casino and three restaurants. Looking for more fun? Local and area attractions such as river rafting, hiking, horse back riding, helicopter tours and so much more can be booked right at the campground. You’ll never want to leave!

DuBois / Treasure Lake KOA | Pennsylvania

Currently in the process of becoming a KOA, the Dubois / Treasure Lake KOA offers comfortable camping accommodations within Pennsylvania’s Treasure Lake Community. Whether you pitch a tent or park you RV, you’ll find no shortage of activities and amenities here. Campground guests can enjoy Treasure Lake’s pools, beaches, marina rentals, gold course, restaurants and activities. Big updates are planned for the campground so you’ll definitely want to add this spot to your list.