Newton / Des Moines East KOA Blog

Newton / Des Moines East KOA Campground Blog

10 Tips and Tricks for Camping with Infants or Toddlers

6/29/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog:Most people who love camping learned to do it with their family. They have fond memories of enjoying the outdoors, so when their own children come along, they want to create the same experience for them. But it can be intimidating to start camping with babies and toddlers....

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9 Ways to Optimize Space in Your RV

6/29/2020

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8 Reasons KOA is the Perfect Spot for Your Family's First Ca

6/29/2020

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How to Plan a Vacation on a Budget | Affordable Family Vacat

6/29/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog:Tips for Planning the Perfect Family Vacation on a Budget“Budget” and “vacation” are two words that are challenging to put together for many families. Vacation expenses can add up quickly, especially when you’re planning one for the whole family. However, planning a family...

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How to Find Your Dream Remote Job and Live the RV Life

6/29/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog:These days, it isn’t always necessary to get dressed and go into an office and work all day. More and more remote jobs are being offered, which means that you can work from pretty much any location in the world, as long as you have access to the Internet. If you have...

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9 Best Healthy (and easy!) Lunches to Pack for an Outdoor Da

6/29/2020

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9 Kid-Friendly Family Podcasts for Your Next Road Trip

6/29/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog:Add some fun (and even some learning) to your next road trip with nine podcast perfect for families.Adventuring through the great lands of North America via car or RV is almost a rite of passage in our world today. Experiencing the stunning sites, learning the rich history...

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16 Awesome Podcasts for Your Next Road Trip

6/29/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog:When you’ve got a lot of time on your hands, whether you’re on the road or at home, a good podcast can be just the thing to shake things up and keep you entertained. Be it a murder mystery, a laugh-out-loud comedy, a historical look at presidents or a little outdoorsy...

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6 Reasons to Go Camping with the Family | Family Camping Ben

6/29/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog:Why go Camping?Camping with family is a great way to re-connect with each other through a shared experience. When parents go to work, and kids go to school on a daily schedule, family members experience separate realities. But sharing the same tent, RV or cabin on a family...

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Camping Grill Tips from Omaha Steaks

6/15/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog:Lets face it, there are many degrees of camping. You could pull up in a huge camper as long as a house with a full-size Weber grill or come equipped with a simple tent and rolled-up sleeping bag. RVs, trailers, pop-ups, Deluxe Cabins, tents – there are lots of ways to camp...

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10 Tips for Renting an RV | RV Rental Process, Costs & More

6/15/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog:Been dreaming of the ultimate road trip?Can’t get the picture of you, behind the wheel of an RV with the wide open road in front of you, out of your head?Have you been imagining all the incredible sights you could see traveling in an RV?But, are you not quite ready to take...

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Expert Tips for RV Travel with Pets

6/8/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog: Watch this video to help make traveling with pets by RV as comfortable as possible.One of the advantages of traveling via RV is the ability to bring your beloved pets with you anywhere you go. In this video, RV expert Mark Polk offers tips on making the both you and your...

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Foil Pack Cheesy Fries

6/8/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog: Few things make camping better, cheese fries might be one of them.Ingredients1 pound frozen crinkle cut french fries3 Tbsp olive oilsalt and pepper1 cup shredded pepper jack, cheddar, or cheese of choice4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled1/2 cup sliced green...

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5 Health Benefits of Camping

6/8/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog:Here are the top reasons why camping is good for your health.If we tried to make a list of the reasons that you should go camping, you would be reading that list non-stop for weeks. There are a nearly endless number of benefits to camping, ranging from an escape from the...

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Top Tools for Summer RV Travel

6/8/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog: Don’t forget these tools before hitting the road for your summer RV travel.Summer. With just that one word, visions of bliss and fun in the sun emerge — visions of reading a book in your favorite camping chair right next to your RV parked at your favorite KOA campsite;...

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Go Beyond Old Faithful With These Can't Miss Wyoming Destina

6/1/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog:Go Beyond Old Faithful With These Can’t Miss Wyoming DestinationsWhile world famous Old Faithful geyser is nothing to scoff at, the state of Wyoming is home to a host of less known destinations and national wonders just as worthy of a visit. Check out these incredible...

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7 Great National Parks for Solo Travel

6/1/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog:7 Great National Parks for Solo TravelIf you’re interested in hitting the road and exploring alone these national park destinations should be at the top of your list. Check out our list of seven national parks for solo travel and get planning!National parks, in all their...

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9 Convincing Reasons You Should Stay at a KOA Campground

6/1/2020

Reposted from the KOA Blog:9 Convincing Reasons You Should Stay at a KOA CampgroundYou’ve probably heard of KOA campgrounds, but have you ever stayed at one? Here are nine convincing reasons to stay at a KOA campground the next time you think of getting away.We love the freestyle RV life as much as...

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8 Great Reasons to Camp with Kids at KOA

6/1/2020

Reposted from the KOA Blog:8 Great Reasons to Camp with Kids at KOACamping with kids? Here’s why you should consider KOA.We fell in love with KOA camping eight years ago. It was our family’s second camping trip in our new pop up camper and our first visit to a KOA.  We were camping with two little...

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14 Camping Safety Tips for the Great Outdoors

6/1/2020

Reposted from the KOA blog:14 Camping Safety Tips for the Great OutdoorsThough fun is of the highest priority when adventuring in the great outdoors, there is one thing that is of even greater importance: safety.Safety should always come first when you’re camping, as it only takes one mishap for...

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