Valdez KOA Journey Campground Blog

Adventures in Valdez, Alaska: A Guide from Your KOA Hosts


Welcome to Valdez, Alaska; a largely undiscovered, incredibly beautiful hidden gem of a destination. In our opinion, Valdez is one of the most spectacular places on Earth! The blue of the Sound and sky, black and white soaring mountains nestling around the quaint fishing town, boats bobbing in the...

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14 Camping Etiquette Basics


Because there are so many types of campers – tent campers, RVers, solo travelers, couples, families with kids, etc. – who camp for so many different reasons – to escape, to socialize, to rekindle a romance – it can be hard for everyone in a campground to be on the same page. That’s why, in addition...

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The Complete Alaskan Camping Guide


Planning your Alaskan adventure? KOA has put together the ultimate planning guide to help you tick Alaska off of your bucket list. From where to go, what to experience, and a whole lot of other information to get you started.Learn more and dream big as Alaska is waiting for you!Photo supplied by...

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Spending quality time outside exploring nature is one of life’s simplest — and greatest — pleasures. You probably already know that hiking is good for your body and your mind — but do you want to know what’s even better? Bringing your dog along with you.Hiking with your dog is not only beneficial,...

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Awesome Pancake Recipe


When it comes to pancake recipes this one is (in our opinion of course as we tested it and have full bellies to prove it) one of the best and easiest recipes to make while camping, in addition, you can make this recipe in advance and store the finished product in your freezer for up to a week or in...

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What to do with Thanksgiving leftover Turkey?


Well there is nothing like a hot bowl of chili to warm you up this time of year whilst gathered around a camp fire at night with new and old friends.  While this classic cowboy stew got its start in the American southwest, we heard that Texas was responsible, but don’t hold us to that, it has become...

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Tips for Your Dream Cabin Vacation


Tucked away in the woods, surrounded by the majestic views of the Chugach Mountains of Valdez, Cabin accommodations are a haven from the fast city life where they come decorated with Alaskan decor,  whirlpool tubs to soothe the soul after a hard day of exploring the local area, all with linen, mini...

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RV Life - Road Tripping to Valdez, Alaska


The sights, the beauty, the wildlife, the abundance of fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities – all close by Valdez KOA Journey Campground.Where to start?  Did you know that all roads lead to Valdez. Road tripping to Valdez can start in Anchorage, Fairbanks or Tok (via Canada). Proclaimed by...

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