San Diego Metro KOA

San Diego, California Camping at its Best

This is San Diego Camping at its finest-your Southern-California Camping Escape! Whether you have an RV, tent or want to try our Deluxe Cabins, the San Diego KOA, California Campground, is one of San Diego's most popular camping resorts and top-rated destination for family fun. The campground, about 20-minutes from everything San Diego has to offer, is perfectly located to be the base-camp for your San Diego vacation. Discount tickets to Sea World, The San Diego ZOO and San Diego Zoo's Safari Park are available at the front desk anytime, as well as many other San Diego attractions like LEGOLAND, the USS Midway Museum and more!

A wonderful family vacation destination, the San Diego KOA has summertime activities for kids of all ages organized by a full-time activities director. From barrel train rides for the kids to meals and local craft beers at the Sand Castle Cafe, a wonderful camping experience awaits. In the winter, enjoy the mild San Diego weather and just relax with a walk around our manicured landscape. Try our Deluxe Cabins, they are the perfect fit for anyone who likes a little less "roughing it" in their camping experience. Equipped with dishes, cookware, linens and surround sound entertainment, the Deluxe Cabin is where luxury meets convenience.

Traveling with pets? We are a dog-friendly campground with a 7000 sq. foot dog park, Kamp K9. This is a great place for the four-legged family members to play as well! Speaking of creature comforts, relax in our heated swimming pool or hot tub when the day winds down.We love to host groups such as family reunions, students groups, church retreats, scouts, and clubs. Groups enjoy a dedicated group coordinator, special group meeting spaces and custom packages to ensure that each group has a memorable stay.With over 40 years as one of San Diego's best campgrounds, our staff will ensure that you have a great stay each and every time you camp with us! View KOA's commercial - filmed at the San Diego KOA, the 2013 Campground of the Year!

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 70' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • (Open Year-Round)
  • Hot Tub/Sauna
  • Propane ($)
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
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Ways to Stay

Campground Recreation

With so many family fun activities you can enjoy your whole vacation right here at the park! We have a full-time activities director who organizes special events like Flashlight Lollipop Hunts and art & crafts. In addition to the traditional favorites like horseshoes and basketball, we have added the first of many Boardwalk style games - the NEW Surf Shack Shootout, a game of skill that will put you in a Southern Californian state of mind.

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KOA Resorts

KOA Resort Campgrounds

KOA Resorts offer a carefree vacation in the great outdoors. Enjoy robust recreation and staff-led activities, kick back and relax by the resort-style pool, or grab a bit to eat, all while never leaving the campground. And with plenty of RV Sites with KOA Patios™ and Deluxe Cabins with full baths to meet your needs, it’s the ultimate camping getaway.

KOA Resorts Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio™
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths and linens
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Resort-style pools
  • Indoor and outdoor group facilities

Latest Hot Deal

Big Weekend

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WHEN: May 8-9, 2020

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 8th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 9th 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 9 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ Care Camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

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Local Area

Discount tickets

Discount tickets to Sea World, the world-famous San Diego Zoo and other local attractions are offered at our front desk for your convenience!

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World-Famous San Diego Zoo

What awaits you at the World-Famous San Diego Zoo ? You'll find over 4,000 rare birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians; not to mention 100 acres of award winning gardens and $50 million of new and innovative bioclimatic habitats. They also offer entertaining tours and shows. At the zoo, you are in for a day of fun and discovery. Visit the San Diego Zoo and find out why we're one of the wonders of the world. Discount tickets are available in the KOA office.

2920 Zoo Dr

San Diego, CA 92101

619-231-1515

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Sea World

Sea World, a 100 acre marine life park located on beautiful Mission Bay, is a must see. There are seven exciting shows and numerous exhibits, including Shamu, the 3-ton killer whale, all included in one admission price. Discount tickets are on sale in the KOA office.

500 Sea World Dr

San Diego, CA 92109

619-226-3901

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Safari Park

A trip to the Safari Park is like a journey to the world's most exotic places. And yet, it's like no other adventure on earth. See wild animals roaming freely in settings resembling their native homelands. Learn how conservation efforts have earned this vast 1,800-acre sanctuary a worldwide reputation. Special animal shows and exhibits are yours to enjoy. Discount packets are on sale in the KOA office.

15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd

Escondido, CA 92027

760-740-8576

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