Port Lavaca / Matagorda Bay KOA Holiday Campground Blog

Beach Camping in Texas


As the weather transitions from the slight chill of spring into the heat of summer, you may begin to think about your summer vacation plans. If your favorite parts about summer are the ocean and spending nights under the stars at your favorite campground, you can experience the best of both worlds...

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Activities to Do With Kids in Port Lavaca


Activities to Do With Kids in Port LavacaFrom stunning natural views to entertaining things to do, Port Lavaca is a hidden gem with tons to offer families. The area has countless family-friendly activities, ensuring your children will remember your getaway for a long time to come. Explore the Local...

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Top 10 Things to Do in Port Lavaca


Is Port Lavaca Worth Visiting?Port Lavaca makes for the perfect getaway and is worth visiting for its views alone. This relaxing oasis is only two to three hours from nearby cities such as Austin, Houston, Galveston, San Antonio and Corpus Christi. Whether you visit the beach or explore a museum,...

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KOA: Port Lavaca/Matagorda Bay 2022 New Year's Eve Bash


New Year's Eve Events in Port LavacaWhen the new year rolls around, it's time to reflect, create your resolutions and spend time with those you love. Of course, it's also a time to have some fun and party! To help you ring in the new year, we're throwing our yearly New Year's Eve party in Port...

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Tips For Properly Disinfecting Your RV During COVID-19


Tips for Properly Disinfecting Your RV During COVID-19If you’re on the road during the COVID-19 outbreak – or even if your RV is waiting patiently in the driveway – now is the time to give extra care to your usual cleaning routine. Using guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) we’ve...

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Tips for Boat Fishing in Austin, Texas


Our Top Boat Fishing TipsFishing is a great activity to enjoy while out on the water, especially in a biologically diverse area like southern Texas. If you plan on doing some boat fishing while on vacation near Austin, keep these fishing tips in mind when you head out on the water.5 Tips for...

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We Fill Propane: Tuesday - Saturday


Get Your Propane Filled in Port Lavaca

We are now filling Propane!! Sunday and Monday are upon request. Tuesday- Saturday from 9am- 9pm

Water Activities For Camping Near Austin, TX


Water Camping ActivitiesFind some relaxation on the water less than three hours from Austin, Texas. On the Texas Central Coast, you can get away from busy city life with your family. The Port Lavaca area offers access to beaches and water.  So if you are wondering what to do while staying in Texas,...

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Carancahua Bay - Heaven for Recreational Fisherman


Carancahua Bay vs Matagorda BayCarancahua Bay is a northern extension of Matagorda Bay. It is oriented from the southeast to the northwest but meanders as it reaches the north to the confluence with Carancahua Creek. Wildlife in Carancahua BayThe bay serves as a nursery for shrimp and as an...

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50 Tips For Better RVing


Our Top Tips For Cross Country RVing1. If you don’t know what your RV weighs, it’s probably overloaded.2. Two carpet samples, one placed at the base and another at the top of the entry steps, will help keep dirt and moisture out of the interior.3. Write down your vehicle’s exact exterior height...

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View Our Interactive Guest Guide


Hello campers and potential campers! We now have an interactive guest guide for you to view during your stay, before your stay, or to see if we are what you are looking for in a campground! Take our advice, and have a peek. You won't be disappointed in all that we have to offer!! Clink the link...

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Private Boat Ramp: Open For Campers!


Private Boat Ramp in Port Lavaca is Open!

You asked and we listened!! We now offer a private boat ramp for small craft 20ft or less! 

Boat Ramp/Launch for Small Crafts

Please note: This boat ramp is shallow and for small water craft (20ft or less) only. 

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