Top Tips for Your First Solo Camping Trip | How to Camp Alone

5/2/2022 | Plan

Relieve stress and recharge with a solo camping trip. KOA offers a complete guide full of expert tips & tricks to make your first experience a great one!

Camping Near South Bend, Indiana | Featured Region

4/20/2022 | Plan

South Bend, Indiana, is full of fun activities and fascinating history, making it the perfect destination for a vacation. Here’s what to do and where to camp in South Bend, Indiana.


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8 Tips and Tricks for Avoiding Summer Crowds at National Parks

4/20/2022 | Plan

With more people looking to get outside in the summer months, America’s national parks can feel a little too much like amusement parks rather than wilderness escapes. Here are some tips to avoid the crowds and make the most of your national-park vacation.

9 Pieces Of Camping Gear You’ll Probably Never Need To Replace

4/19/2022 | Plan

Camping can be especially hard on gear so it’s important to know which pieces of camping gear are going to last. Here are nine essentials frequent campers have been swearing by for years, and in one case, half a century.

KOA Celebrates 60 Years of Inviting Campers Outdoors

4/15/2022 | Plan

Beginning from humble roots as a single campground location, KOA has grown to more than 525 locations across the United States and Canada. Learn more about the history of KOA campgrounds!

7 Tips For Setting Up Camp In The Dark

4/8/2022 | Plan

If you have to set up camp at night these seven tips from seasoned campers are sure to make the process that much easier. Here’s how to set up camp in the dark.