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Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA Campground Blog

Timeless Family Fun


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...

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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. RECREATION: Due to Covid-19 and county restrictions, you may find that the pool, hot tub, and other amenities may be closed during your visit...

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Plan a Perfect Spring Break in Santa Cruz


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...

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Pitch a Tent at These 18 Bay Area Camping Spots


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!

9 Amazing & Cheap Summer Getaways


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

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Camping with Kids


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.

KOA Glamping Getaway


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

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27 Luxury Camping Adventures


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

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How and Why Campground Reviews Matter/KOA Rate Your Stay


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

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


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.

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6 Reasons Why You Need to Plan a Family Camping Trip


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

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