Try these fun games for your camping trip. If you're going to camp at KOA—whether it's in your RV, your tent, in a cabin, or in one of KOA's unique lodging options—it stands to reason that your activities should be things that get you outside with the people you love. After spending the day hiking in the mountains, paddling the river, or even exploring a nearby city (KOA has tons of urban campground options, too), there's nothing better than returning to your campsite and relaxing with a fun game.Don't worry, you don't need to crowd your tent with Monopoly, Risk, and Scrabble to play a few games at your campground—some of the options on this list only require a pen and a piece of paper, or in some cases nothing at all. Here are 12 campground-friendly games to enjoy with your crew while at a KOA.
Camping with toddlers: A parent's guide to outdoor vacation success. You love camping. You love your children. If you're like a lot of parents, though, the thought of combining these two loves might seem more than a little ambitious. Just know that camping with toddlers is completely and one hundred percent do-able. All it takes is a little bit of advanced planning and a lot of flexibility.Is it worth it? Only you can answer that question for sure. When you see your little one roast their first marshmallow or hike over their first bridge or spot an animal they've never seen at home, however, you just might say “yes.”
Make your camping more eco friendly with these tips. The concept of “leave no trace” is becoming increasingly popular and important in today's world.There are over 100 million visitors embarking on over 10 billion trips into the outdoors in the United States alone every year. We are beyond thrilled there are so many people adventuring in the outdoors. However, numbers like this really make you think about the toll all these visitors are having on the environment.The great outdoors suffer from visitors at this volume that bring with them litter, trail erosion, invasive species, and more. Are you doing your part to keep nature in its beautiful, original state and possibly leaving it better than when you found it? It does not take much effort to respect Mother Nature and keep her looking and feeling fabulous.So, keep reading on how you can do your part to make your camping more eco-friendly. This way, you ensure you'll be able to enjoy the outdoors for years to come.