KOA Campgrounds in Illinois

Explore Illinois From a KOA Campground

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Camping in Illinois

Most visitors to Illinois come to experience one of our country's most vivacious cities: Chicago. But there's more to explore in Illinois than just the Windy City. The state is filled with natural beauties that are worth seeing — from the banks of the Mississippi River to the state parks. It's also full of historical sites that will make history lovers happy to spend days exploring.

No matter where your trek through Illinois takes you, there's sure to be a perfect KOA campground nearby. KOA offers comfortable, convenient and affordable camping options. Let us be a part of your Illinois experience.

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Popular Illinois Attractions

  • Starved Rock State Park
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park
  • Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
  • Galena
  • Chicago Bears
  • Wrigley Field

Find Your Illinois Campground

Benton KOA Journey Photo
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Benton KOA Journey
Benton, IL
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Casey KOA Journey Photo
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Casey KOA Journey
Casey, IL
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Chicago Northwest KOA Holiday Photo
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Chicago Northwest KOA Holiday
Union, IL
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Galesburg East / Knoxville, IL KOA Holiday Photo
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Galesburg East / Knoxville, IL KOA Holiday
Knoxville, IL
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Grayville / I-64 KOA Holiday Photo
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Grayville / I-64 KOA Holiday
Grayville, IL
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Kankakee South KOA Holiday Photo
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Kankakee South KOA Holiday
Chebanse, IL
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Lena KOA Holiday Photo
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Lena KOA Holiday
Lena, IL
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Marion / Shawnee National Forest KOA Holiday Photo
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Marion / Shawnee National Forest KOA Holiday
Creal Springs, IL
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Springfield KOA Journey Photo
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Springfield KOA Journey
Rochester, IL
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St. Louis N.E. / I-270 / Granite City  KOA Journey Photo
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St. Louis N.E. / I-270 / Granite City KOA Journey
Granite City, IL
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A Variety of Ways to Camp in Illinois

Camping means different things to different people. From traditional tent camping to less traditional lodging, KOA has a variety of great options to suit your tastes, such as:

  • Tent Camping: For more traditional campers, choose a KOA Tent Site and pitch your tent at one of our beautiful and clean campgrounds in Illinois.
  • Cabin Camping: If you're looking for a camping option that provides a roof over your head, KOA has that too. KOA offers Camping Cabins, so you can leave your tent gear at home. They include comfortable beds and electricity. You can also choose a KOA Deluxe Cabin. They have a few bonus features like a private bathroom and may also include a kitchenette, linens, TVs and more.
  • RV Camping: KOA RV Sites are the go-to for many RV enthusiasts. Whether you need a long-term or short-term option, you'll find convenient RV amenities that you'll love like 30- and 50-amp service, full-hookup sites, easy access and KOA Patio® Sites at some locations.
  • Unique Lodging Selections: If you're in the mood for something a little off the beaten track, then why not try one of our more unique options such as teepees, yurts, Airstreams, Glamping Tents and more. Check with specific locations to see what's available as not all campgrounds offer all options.

Camp Near Popular Illinois Attractions

Camping with KOA in Illinois means you're close to everything this exciting state has to offer. You can stay within an easy drive of Chicago, allowing you to plan a day of site-seeing, eating Chicago dogs and catching a game at Wrigley Field.

However, if camping for you means enjoying the natural wonders nearby, you can follow the Mississippi's Great River Road, or head farther south to the sinewy river valleys and sculpted sandstone before you reach Shawnee National Forest. Looking to get a little history into your trip? Then head over to the historic sites around Springfield and Casey to learn about the early life of the state’s most famous leader, Abraham Lincoln.

Once you're exploring is through, you can cap it off with a good night's rest at your KOA campground.

The Benefits of Staying at a KOA Campground in Illinois

Aside from our convenient Illinois locations, there are tons of reasons to choose a KOA campground. We strive to provide each of our guests with an unparalleled camping experience. It starts with our friendly staff, who offer unmatched customer service. Then, it continues with amenities you don't find everywhere, such as:

  • Laundry facilities,
  • Clean bathrooms with hot water
  • Playgrounds for little campers
  • KOA store for last-minute items
  • And more
  • Depending which campground you choose, there may be a variety of fun activities for both you and the kids to enjoy. From swimming pools and mini golf to paddle boats and movie nights, check your preferred Illinois KOA location to see what's available.

    Reserve Your Stay at One of Our Illinois Campgrounds

    Wherever the road leads you in your Illinois adventure, we have KOA locations ready and waiting for you. If you're raring to go, reserve your site today. Just give us a call or reserve your site online. Feel free to contact the campground with any questions you may have, as they're always glad to help!

Illinois Campgrounds Map

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