St. Petersburg / Madeira Beach KOA Holiday Campground Blog

3 Reasons to Vist St. Petersburg, Florida For Spring Break

2/12/2024

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 St. Petersburg, Florida the perfect basecamp for a Spring Break you won’t regret!1. Beaches & BoatsTwo of TripAdvisor's top beaches in the U.S. are...

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TV Channel Guide

12/21/2023

Catching up on tv shows or want to watch some movies while enjoying some downtime at the campground? Here's our Cable/Local TV List for reference.

Top 5 Tips for Enjoying Stone Crabs in St. Petersburg

10/17/2023

Stone crabs are a popular seafood delicacy in Florida, particularly in the Gulf Coast region, and St. Petersburg is a great place to enjoy them. The stone crab season typically runs from October 15 to May 15 each year, so it's an ideal time to indulge in this delectable seafood.Top 5 Tips for...

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TOP TIPS FOR CAMPING WITH YOUR PET

5/31/2023

If you’re like most pet owners, you probably want to bring your furry friend along wherever you go. At KOA we want all members of the family to explore nature and enjoy a camping adventure – even the four-legged ones! Whether you’re planning on camping with your pet for the first time, or just need...

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4 Florida Destinations to Escape the Winter Blues

4/25/2023

The Sunshine State is home to some of the best places to escape winter in the USA, with destinations ranging from untouched coastal preserves to thriving city streets. As summer temperatures wane and the autumn chill turns to frost, snowbirds, winter vacationers and campers from all over the country...

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Activities in St. Petersburg, FL, for the Outdoor Enthusiast

4/25/2023

Florida's outdoor attractions are exciting opportunities to soak up some sunshine, explore nature and embark on adventures. Whether you take a peaceful walk along the water or fly out of your comfort zone on an exhilarating zip line tour, activities in St. Petersburg create unforgettable moments...

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3 Reasons to Try Camping Cabins

11/21/2022

Camping, in our book, is never a bad idea. In whatever fashion you fancy escaping to the woods for a night or two (or more, if you can), we are huge supporters of that.Most campers in our world tend to camp either via tent or RV. And each of those camping styles comes with its own list of benefits...

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The Best Cell Phone Signal Booster For Your RV

8/24/2022

If you’re an RVer, you’ve probably experienced less than optimal cell phone reception on your travels. In this video, RV expert Mark Polk shares his favorite product for improving your cell phone signal and show you how to install it. With this addition to your RV you’ll get an improved signal no...

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Tips For Going Green On Your Next Camping Trip

8/24/2022

It’s no secret that camping is our favorite activity. There is nothing quite like unplugging from our modern-day reality of a world that revolves around phone, computer, and television screens so that we can reconnect with nature.Camping is the best way to give your eyes and your mind a break from...

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Card Games Perfect For Camping

8/24/2022

Everything’s better outside and playing cards with friends and family is no exception. Your KOA Patio™ is the perfect spot to play, already equipped with outdoor furniture, outdoor seating and a fire pit or fire ring. Playing cards outside is a great way to relax and connect with each other, day or...

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How to Make Chicken Bacon Ranch Foil Packets

8/24/2022

Foil packets are an easy way to cook delicious meals on the grill or over the campfire. Try this easy camping recipe on your next camping adventure.

Timeless Family Fun

8/15/2022

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...

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Our Favorite Fall Recipes

8/15/2022

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...

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How To Prevent Mold, Mildew & Fungus From Growing In Your RV

6/11/2022

Long trips on the open road and the freedom to see the many sights along the way are what draw many to RV life. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a full-time RVer, you should be aware that white mold in your camper, mildew in your pop-up and fungus growing in your RV are problems that can crop up...

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