Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA Holiday Campground Blog

How and Why Campground Reviews Matter/KOA Rate Your Stay

4/19/2022

We want to know what you think! Campground reviews gathered after camping trips are an important part of making your camping experience great.

Glamping vs Primitive Camping

4/19/2022

Glamping vs. Primitive CampingEnjoying a getaway in the great outdoors is relaxing, fun and exciting no matter how you camp. While primitive camping and glamping both allow people to enjoy being outdoors, building campfires and exploring, some campers prefer one camping style over the other. Some...

Read the complete article

Tent Care, Maintenance & Common Repairs-How to clean a tent

4/19/2022

Tents provide you with a wonderful way to experience the outdoors and connect with nature. However, even the best tent will require regular care and maintenance, and maybe even a repair or two over time. Check out our top tips for tent care, maintenance & and repair.

Read the complete article

27 Luxury Camping Adventures

4/19/2022

Make even the least outdoorsy individual into a camper with these 27 Luxury Camping Adventures. 


Read Article From Readers Digest

KOA Glamping Getaway

4/19/2022

Have you camped in our NEW Patio Glamping Cabins? Featuring a Queen bed, coffee bar and personal patio, our Glamping Cabins are the perfect option to get away from it all. See what NBC Bay Area Had to Say

Read the complete article

Camping with Kids

4/19/2022

Read about the best places to stay in the Bay Area when camping with little kids. This is a nice overview of the pros and cons of each campground.

Timeless Family Fun

4/19/2022

As you make your way out to your favorite campground this summer, you may notice some restrictions and policies have been put in place due to COVID-19. Restrictions on group size, guests, pool access, recreational amenities and more will slightly change your camping experience at the start of this...

Read the complete article

6 Reasons Why You Need to Plan a Family Camping Trip

4/19/2022

Life is busy-especially for families. Here are a few reasons why you need to plan a family camping trip sooner than later.

Our Favorite Fall Recipes

3/3/2022

Do you smell that? It’s the time of year when the air gets a bit or crisp, leaves start changing and smells of spice, apples and pumpkins feel the air. Yep, it’s Fall, and it’s one of our favorite times of year.While summer winds down, camping only gets better. Cooler temperatures promise...

Read the complete article

9 Amazing & Cheap Summer Getaways

3/3/2022

From Charleston, SC to Scottsdale, AZ this thorough guide by Parade points out unique places to stay for a reasonable price across the nation. Discover why Santa Cruz KOA made the list!Read More

Read the complete article

Plan a Perfect Spring Break in Santa Cruz

3/3/2022

Don’t let the pressure of picking the perfect Spring Break destination wear you down, we’ve got you covered. Check out these top reasons that make Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA your perfect basecamp for a Spring Break you won’t regret!1. Sun, Surf & ShopsBring your sunglasses to the sunshine state...

Read the complete article

Pitch a Tent at These 18 Bay Area Camping Spots

3/3/2022

Red Tricycle offers another summary of California's best spots to set up camp. 

Explore all the tent camping locations the Bay Area has to offer!

COVID-19 NEW CLEANING PROCEDURES & RECREATION UPDATES

7/27/2020

Our camper’s health and well-being are important to us. Due to Covid-19 we have updated our cleaning, social distancing guidelines and recreation information. Attention Campers: Please prepare to adhere to the non-negotiable state mask orders. All campers over the age of 2 must wear a mask when in...

Read the complete article