Welcome to the Detroit / Ann Arbor KOA!

Seasons are changing and so are our hours! We will be open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. 

Ideally located between Detroit and Ann Arbor, with quick access to the University of Michigan, the US/Canadian border and the Great Lakes, as well as the metro areas of Toledo, Flint and Monroe, the Detroit / Ann Arbor KOA surrounds a private lake for the enjoyment of guests and provides endless opportunities for fishing, swimming and non-motorized water activities. Our Michigan KOA campground includes on-site amenities, including mini-golf, a playground, sand volleyball, horseshoes, watercraft rentals, numerous scheduled activities, and themed weekends. The campground provides guests access to full facilities, including laundry, showers/restrooms, an outdoor dishwashing station, a propane refill station, a dump station and a fully-stocked convenience store/gift shop for groceries, essential items and souvenirs. 

Things to Do in Detroit, Michigan
Whether you'd like to visit one of the top 10 museums in the country at the Detroit Institute of Arts, or learn about history at the Detroit Historical Museums, there are plenty of things to do when you stay at Detroit / Ann Arbor KOA Holiday. History enthusiasts, animal lovers and nature explorers have plenty of opportunities to explore with friends and family when staying at our campground near Detroit and Ann Arbor. Fill your vacation time with these surrounding attractions, activities and adventures. Whether you stay in the summer, fall or any other time of year, there is always something to do.

Attractions
There are many historical attractions in Detroit, MI. For example, you can learn about the Cold War era at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library. You can also visit the Motown Museum and hear songs from famous musicians, like the Funk Brothers and Marvin Gaye. Learn about America's first car at the Henry Ford Museum. You can also interact with planes that the Ford Motor Company built at the Yankee Air Museum. Tour a car collection, including a NASCAR champion-owned racer, and view famous cars from movies at the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum. Feel like a scientist for a day at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Explore interactive science exhibits, experiment and learn. Visit the Michigan Firehouse Museum and Education Center in Ypsilanti for information on the history of firefighting in Michigan. 

Activities
Animal enthusiasts love seeing thousands of animals from hundreds of species at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak and Huntington Woods. This zoo was the first in the United States to use barless exhibits extensively. Create a painting of an alligator at an art event, learn about sloths and see wildlife creatures, like chameleons and parrots, at the Creature Conservatory. The nonprofit organization works with animals. You can learn about their rescues, transplants and captive breeding programs with a zoo tour. If you're a fan of dinosaurs, make sure you visit the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History. If you love flowers, visit the Peony Garden at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, from sunrise to sunset. The garden has been around in Michigan for a century. Each spring, about 10,000 flowers bloom from over 800 peonies. 

Adventures
Experience nature with 35 miles of walking trails at the Border-to-Border Trail in Washtenaw County, Michigan. The non-motorized trails go from Livingston County to Wayne County, so you can feel relaxed in the outdoors as you walk along the Huron River. Splash in fountains at the water park, ride a carousel and bike ride at the Detroit International RiverWalk. A RiverWalk Cafe provides snacks and drinks while you enjoy three miles of waterfront views spanning to Canada. Ride on a sightseeing tour with Diamond Jack's River Tours to experience entertainment on their cruises or private charters. You'll see Michigan from the Detroit River and explore surrounding attractions.

Ways To Stay
Regardless of your preferred way to camp, Detroit / Ann Arbor KOA can accommodate you. Our Michigan campground offers tent, cabin and RV camping in Ypsilanti. Detroit / Ann Arbor KOA is great for families, but also welcomes large groups as well! Come for the weekend or enjoy the RV life from April - November with our extended RV camping options. Detroit / Ann Arbor KOA is the perfect place to stay for your next adventure in the Detroit area. Book your stay with us today!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 60' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Propane ($)
  • Fishing
  • Mini Golf
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Dog Park
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KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

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WHEN: May 12-13, 2023

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 12th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 13th for just $20*.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 13 support KOA Care Camps which distributes more than $2.2 million dollars annually to support 132 oncology camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one-site, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. Not valid with other discounts.

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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, specializes in interactive exhibits with the goal of helping both children and adults discover the scientist within them by promoting science literacy through experimentation, exploration, and education.

220 E Ann St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

734-995-5439

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Michigan Firehouse Museum

The Michigan Firehouse Museum and Education Center is a fire museum dedicated to the history of firefighting in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is located at 110 West Cross Street in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

100 W Cross ST.

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

734-482-7722

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Detroit Zoo

The Detroit Zoo is a zoo located in Royal Oak and Huntington Woods, Michigan, about 2 miles north of the Detroit city limits, at the intersection of Woodward Avenue, 10 Mile Road, and Interstate 696. It is operated by the Detroit Zoological Society, a non-profit organization, along with the Belle Isle Nature Center, located within the city limits of Detroit on Belle Isle. The Detroit Zoo is one of Michigan's largest family attractions, hosting more than 1.5 million visitors annually. Situated on 125 acres of naturalistic exhibits, it is home to more than 2,400 animals representing 235 species. The Detroit Zoo was the first zoo in the United States to use barless exhibits extensively.

8450 W 10 Mile Rd

Royal Oak, MI 48067

248-541-5717

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University of Michigan Museum of Natural History

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. The museum recently moved to a new location at 1105 North University Avenue, in the University of Michigan Biological Sciences Building. It will reopen in April 2019. A unit of the university's College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, the current building is located on the university's Central Campus and has 22,000 square feet of exhibit space in a building that it shares with three research museums. The University Herbarium is administered through the same organization. The natural history collections began in 1837, and the current building, the Alexander Ruthven Museums Building, dates to 1928. The public exhibit museum was founded in 1956!

1105 N University Ave.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

734-764-0478

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