Gaylord KOA Holiday Campground Blog

Fish ON! Fall Fishing and Hunting in Northern Michigan


Looking to visit Northern Michigan this fall?  Eager to get outside as the weather turns crisp and cool? Use our Winter Cabins as your Basecamp this Fall! The Gaylord KOA is excited to announce that we have Deluxe Cabins available for the fall and winter season!  We wanted to meet the needs of those...

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Staff Highlight: Daniel & Victoria


Meet Daniel & Victoria!  They both hail from Alabama, and have been on the road together for five years.  They don't plan to move back to Alabama, so they are on the hunt for a new home, and GREAT NEWS, they think Michigan may be it!  Daniel & Victoria worked at both the Gaylord and Gaylord...

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Staff Highlight: Tyler & Victoria


Meet Tyler & Victoria, pictured with their sweet children, Jax and Aly!  Tyler & Victoria have been a wonderful addition to the Gaylord KOA team this season.  Tyler is a steady, solid presence on the maintenance staff quietly and happily doing all that is asked of him.  He is legendary amongst the...

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Check Out Michigan's Spectacular Fall Foliage!


Yellow and orange and red, oh my!  Michigan is a state renowned for its stunning natural beauty, and there’s no better time to witness its charm than during the fall season. As summer fades away, Michigan transforms into a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors, making it a prime destination for...

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Staff Highlight: Martha & Bob


Meet Martha & Bob!  This was Martha & Bob’s first experience with work camping and they knocked it out of the park!  Martha is a natural in the office, being so friendly and making every camper feel welcome.    Bob worked on our maintenance staff and escorted campers to their sites.  He has a ready...

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Staff Highlight: Todd & Rhonda


Meet Todd & Rhonda!  While Todd and Rhonda call Ohio home, they have been work camping for two and a half years.   When they started work camping, their hope was to work a season at a new campground every six months and the Gaylord KOA is their 5th campground, so they are right on schedule!  Rhonda...

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Mushrooming in Gaylord MI


After a long cold winter, warm spring rains are a welcome sight in Northern Michigan. Not only do they mark the upcoming camping season, they also forecast another type of outdoor lover's activity: Mushroom hunting! Morel mushrooms usually pop up in May, though they can be found well into June. Look...

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Summer Doesn't Mean the End of Camping Season!


As summer bids us farewell and the days grow shorter, many campers pack away their gear and wait for warmer weather to return. However, dismissing camping during the fall season means missing out on a world of adventure and unique experiences. In this blog post, we’ll share five reasons why summer...

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New Cabins Coming Soon!


Our new deluxe cabins have just been delivered! These cabins have two bedrooms, and will sleep up to seven people. They are also equipped with a full kitchen and bathroom. Our team is working on getting them setup and building decks for them with the hopes of having them ready to rent in two weeks....

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Here comes the sun!


Ah, the anticipation of spring! For many of us, this time of year brings joy as we begin to anticipate warmer temperatures, blooming flowers, and more time spent outside. At the campground, this anticipation is especially strong as we get ready to break out the camping gear and head outdoors.Welcome...

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Fall Up North


Who doesn’t love Fall? It’s almost time to break out your favorite hoodie and head Up North to see the breathtaking Fall foliage. Mid-September to early October is the perfect time to catch peak Fall colors in Northern Michigan. With crisp cool weather, it is the perfect time of year to spend the...

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Pick Up America!


Gaylord KOA Holiday has joined the Pick Up America campaign!  We would like to ask all campers, RVers, and anyone who loves the outdoors to set a positive example by picking up trash where ever you find it.  We all need to help in this quest to clean up our towns, counties, states etc.  Let's all...

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