Streetsboro / Cleveland SE KOA Holiday Campground Blog

Benefits of Being in Nature


Being in Mother Nature is soothing to the soul and an uplifting experience. Take a break from technology and take a hike to promote overall wellness. Slow down your brain and allow the Earth’s natural beauty to calm your inner being. Just sitting outside for 20 minutes a day is beneficial to your...

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The Story of Ugly Duckling Recreation Group


As a young family, the Arnold Family regularly traveled the country in their RV, exploring the great outdoors and spending quality time together. It was during these trips that they discovered their love for the camping industry and realized that it was more than just a hobby - it was a way of life....

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Camping is Healing


Join us for our Big Weekend fundraising event for the ah-mazing foundation Care Camps! Care Camp's mission is to give joy, hope, and the healing power of the outdoors to children with cancer and their families at a specialized oncology camp. Check out more of their awesomeness right here. Save the...

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Camper Crunch Cookies


Prepared and taste tested just for you - we're dishing out beautiful Camper Crunch Cookies for this month's blog! Camco's Life is Better at the Campsite Cookie Cutters are PERFECT for making decorative cookies. Get those festive cookie cutters right here and follow our campground recipe below!Camper...

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Fun at the Campground


Make your stay memorable with endless ah-mazing things to do right here at the campground. Take a stroll to our General Store to see what treats will tempt you. There are many varieties of homemade fresh fudge and a plethora of wonderful flavors of ice cream that will make your taste buds happy....

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An Indoor Camping Night


It’s winter time. A time for slowing down, turning inward and becoming more of a homebody. Hibernation doesn’t have to be so bland. Spice up the indoor vibes with a mock night of camping. Create the magic of camping anytime, anyplace with these helpful tips: Designate an open space for your...

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A Christmas Story House & Museum


Streetsboro/Cleveland KOA is your base camp while you explore all of the delightful places and recreation options this area has to offer. This month’s featured local attraction is located just 32 miles from the campground. It's truly a special treat to experience year-round.Tis always the season to...

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RV Travel with Pets


Let’s face it, our animals are life! Camping wouldn’t be the same without our furry companions. Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or this is your first trip with the fur babies - you’ve come to the right place for ways to make their travel (and yours!) more comfortable. Pets thrive on routine so...

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Reusable Water Bottles


Sip your beverage in style knowing you are making a difference to help protect our planet. Reusable bottles replace having to purchase single use plastic bottles to conserve resources. Leave those heavy cases of bottles behind! By reusing bottles, you also avoid harsh chemical contaminants while...

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Yarr Invited to a Halloween Bash


AVAST YE! At the Streetsboro/Cleveland SE KOA we love a killer Halloween party.Three weekends in October, we will be celebrating with a fun Pirate theme! On Saturday the 8th, Saturday the 15th, and Saturday the 22nd, we will have events and activities for anyone interested. Get ready for our annual...

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We're Growing our KOA Family of Campgrounds


We couldn't be more excited to expand our portfolio and bring vision to three KOAs!The Ugly Duckling Recreation Group was founded in 2020, after the acquisition of our second campground, as a parent company to expand our campground portfolio underneath. We promote and pride ourselves on being the...

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Baking Pie on the Fourth of July


What’s more patriotic than eating pie on the Fourth of July? We've got the perfect summertime treat to celebrate America's Birthday! Prepared and taste tested for your holiday festivities - we're dishing out tiny pies using a muffin pan. Oh yeah, that's right, individual adorable little pies -...

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


The heart of Rock-N-Roll beats right here in Cleveland, Ohio! The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is the world's only museum dedicated to the living heritage of rock & roll music. The museum located in downtown Cleveland exists on seven levels, has over 50 exhibits, multimedia interactive technology and...

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Tortilla Breakfast Bake


Try this sweet tortilla bake for an easy brunch! Take flour tortilla shells, plus your favorite spread and stuffings then bake to gooey perfection. Fresh strawberry bananas N cream with maple drizzle is our winner!First, open a tortilla shell and spread thin layers as follows:  Layer 1 - Cream...

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Feeling Those Road Trip Vibes


Here’s ways to create the perfect road trip!Choose the PlaceIt's not just the destination but the journey that is the adventure! Find fun stops all along the way. Use google maps or an app like Roadtrippers to pinpoint landmarks, to do’s, campgrounds, rest stops, etc. Plan your route accordingly...

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Your Lakeview Lodge, Glamping Tent & Deluxe Cabin Await


Our very friendly staff is excited to meet you and help in any way we can in our one-of-a-kind campground that offers a variety of campsites and cabins! Below is a breakdown of our lodging options. So many different experiences and you can try them all!Deluxe Cabin (Full Bath with Shower), Patio...

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Unique Amenities


We know that each of our guests has their own special reasons for coming to the Streetsboro/Cleveland SE KOA, so we provide a place that has a variety of things to do but yet still peaceful and relaxing. We offer a plethora of features to make your camping experience extra special. The moment you...

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Holiday Treats, Camper Edition


No oven? No problem! Try a few of these no bake recipes:Score an electric pizzelle iron for delicious Italian cookies that you can flavor any which way your taste buds desire. Flair with almond, lemon or anise seed if you're a fan of classics. Split the batter and experiment with mini chocolate...

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Brighten Up your RV


Is your RV dark and outdated? Spruce up your space with some of these colorful methods! Paint is one of the most dramatic changes to enhance the interior of your home on wheels. Choose a tone that suits your space. Add a fresh layer to cabinets, walls, or furniture with white or another vibrant...

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October Events


Fall is in the air and the campground is howling with festivities! Starting October 9th, Streetsboro's Spooky & Spectacular Halloween Weekends commence. Three weekends, we will be celebrating Halloween on our campground! On Saturday the 9th, Saturday the 16th, and Saturday the 23rd, we will have...

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Your Perfect Day in Streetsboro / Cleveland


We are a family friendly campground located near The Rock and Roll Capital of the World and The Cuyahoga Valley National Park!The Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers numerous hiking, biking, and paddling trails, scenic overlooks, picnic areas, bird watching, music, arts and plays. Enjoy an...

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Campfire Cinnamon Buns -N- Cream


We’re calling this the triple crown of confections. The Triple “C”.Cinnamon rolls roasted over the campfire topped with a dollop of ice cream. Yes please & thank you! So you’ve got options how to roast. Here are our favs: Hobo style:Spray foil with non-stick cooking spray.Wrap the buns and place...

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Themed Weekends


The campground is booming with summer events! See below for a list of our July happenings.July the 4th Weekend (Jul 3, 2021)July the 4th weekend is our biggest weekend of the season! We look forward to celebrating Independence Day with you and your family - memories await! We will have patriotic...

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Good camping etiquette isn't always common sense.


Here's tips how to be a courteous camper:  Know your equipment. Whether it be tent, RV, or cabin - familiarize yourself with set up requirements. Special attention goes out to new RV campers and emptying waste tanks. Be aware of proper dumping procedures! Youtube is awesome for tutorials if you’re...

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Fido Friendly Activities


Fur babies are family too! We totally get it! We’re a pet friendly campground, so you are welcome to bring the whole family! Your pooch will love romping around our off leash K9 park plus sniffing our beautiful trails around the pond.We created a list of local to-do's if you're still seeking...

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So you made reservations to go camping. Now what to bring?


See below for a general list to get ya packing!First, what you bring may depend on the type of site you reserved. Chances are you booked either a Tent, RV, or lodging such as a cabin, teepee, treehouse, yurt, train, or any other crazy cool accommodations out there nowadays. Some lodging options have...

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Your Home Away from Home Awaits


We are a family friendly campground located near The Rock and Roll Capital of the World - Cleveland!Welcome to the Streetsboro/Cleveland SE KOA! Our season is from May 1st - October 31st. We are Exit 187 from the Ohio Turnpike - then heading East on State Route 14. After then taking a right onto...

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PB&J French Toast


It's peanut butter jelly time! Peanut butter jelly time! Take a peanut butter jelly sandwich then make french toast out of it. This is a game changer right here. Simply make your favorite PB&J sammie then dip both sides in an egg/milk mixture as you would french toast. Pan fry that bad boy with some...

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What it's like to be a Work Kamper


Morning songbirds slowly wake you from a peaceful night of slumber.  You spring out of bed and open the door to a new day.  You raise a fresh mug of coffee saluting neighbors also enjoying the tranquility of morning.  The scent of a hearty campfire breakfast fills your nose from around the corner....

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Coffee and Camping


There’s nothing like a fresh cup of Joe in the morning. In this blog, we’ll explore different brew methods whilst camping!  PERCOLATOR - It doesn’t get more festive than preparing your brain juice over a campfire. Earthy aroma fills the air as you wait for your coffee to brew. We must note the...

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Outdoor Cooking Systems: The Gravity Grill


Whilst exploring our beautiful country, it is also important to explore various outdoor cooking options and recipes available.  In this blog post, we'll focus on the gravity grill and skillet combo.  The pair is an exceptional method in cooking over an open campfire capturing that delicious smokey...

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