Race Over to Abilene for Thanksgiving

If you’re looking to eat guilt free this Thanksgiving, tie up your laces and head out to Abilene, TX. Stay at Abilene KOA for a family-friendly holiday vacation.

abilene turkeyThe 11th Annual Abilene Runner’s Club Turkey Trot will take place on Nov. 27, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. at Shotwell Stadium. There will also be a 1- mile fun run for children and families, which will start at 9:30 a.m. The Turkey Trot is the largest running and walking event in Abilene, and offers special rates for kids 12 and under, adult teams of four, and families of two adults and two children 12 and under. Awards will be given to all children 12 and under, overall male and female, masters and the top three of each age group.

The Turkey Trot benefits the West Texas Rehab Center, a private, non-profit organization that provides outpatient care to more than 500 patients a day. The West Texas Rehab Center has been open since 1953 and is a nationally respected outpatient rehab facility.

To view details about the Turkey Trot and register online, visit the event website.

Rest Your Legs at Abilene KOA

Come to the Friendly Frontier, with easy access to I-20 and highways 277/83/84. We provide RV hookups, cabins, and tent camping sites. Our site is complete with newly tiled bathroom and shower facilities, and games like basketball, horseshoes and pool. Call 800-562-3651 or visit our website to reserve your holiday vacation.


Watch A Touching Christmas Tale in Kerrville

Christmas in the Hill Country is the most wonderful time of the year. Come out to Kerrville KOA for your holiday vacation, and catch a heartwarming Christmas tale.

UntitledThe Christmas Foundling is playing at the Elizabeth Huth Coats Indoor Theater from Nov. 21 – Dec. 6. The holiday tale begins when a baby boy is orphaned on Christmas Eve. Two miners agree to raise him, but ten years later an aunt who wants to interfere upturns the boy’s idyllic life. The aunt takes the orphan back to Boston for a formal education. The Christmas Foundling is a touching story about the love of a child and an unlikely romance.

The performance schedule is as follows:

Friday, Nov. 21 @ 7:30 PM
Saturday, Nov. 22 @ 7:30 PM
Sunday, Nov. 23 @ 2 PM
Friday, Nov. 28 @ 7:30 PM
Saturday, Nov. 29 @ 7:30 PM
Thursday, Dec. 3 @ 7:30 PM
Friday, Dec. 4 @ 7:30 PM
Saturday, Dec 5 @ 7:30 PM

To purchase tickets, visit Hill Country Art Foundation’s website.

Jam Out with Kerrville KOA

Kerrville KOA is nestled in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, in a town with its own old-world charm. From the Guadalupe River to antique stores and cultural sites, Kerrville has something for everyone. Kerrville KOA offers RV sites with hookups, cabins with bathrooms and tent sites. Visit our website or call (888) 562-3426 to book your stay.

Stroll Through a Living Christmas Card

As the holidays approach, don’t forget to plan your November or December vacation. Relax and unwind this holiday season at Leander/NW Austin KOA.

Leander/GrinchNW Austin KOA provides close access to Georgetown’s 34th Annual Christmas Stroll, which is taking place on Friday, Dec. 5 from 5 – 9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Experience the magic of Georgetown’s downtown square transformed into a Christmas card. Lights will outline trees and old-fashioned lampposts, and carolers will sing you cheery songs.

Make your holidays brighter as you share good tidings. The event includes a Bethlehem Village, shopping from over 125 vendors, a food court, a Christmas tree farm, The Grinch in Whoo-Village and live entertainment. There will also be a Kids’ Zone with a craft area. So bring your family out to the Annual Christmas Stroll, and stay nearby in Leander.

Stay at NW Austin KOA
Leander/NW Austin KOA lies in the heart of central Texas and borders the Texas Hill Country. We offer relaxing country camping near gorgeous lakes and rolling hills. Enjoy bird watching, fishing and kayaking, or hike or bike on our trails. Accommodations include RV sites with hookups, cabins with bathrooms and tent sites. Visit our website or call (888) 562-3426 to book your stay.

CATS Comes to Lubbock

If you’re a Broadway enthusiast, it’s time to head out to Lubbock, Texas to see one of the most beloved musicals in Broadway history. Stay at Lubbock KOA and make a vacation out of it.

Screen Shot 2014-10-30 at 11.44.41 AMThe Lubbock Moonlight Musicals presents a production of CATS, running Nov. 20 – 23, 2014 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre. CATS is the second longest-running show in Broadway, and it’s coming right here to Texas!

The production will be presented in its original form, completely staged and costumed. Musical genres within the production range from pop to jazz, rock and electro-acoustic.

Step into the world of a complex society existing among feline phantoms, initially hidden to human eyes. Follow the events of the Jellicle Ball, an selection of a Jellicle Cat to journey to Heaven. There will be magic, cat fights and stunning dance sequences. Tickets can be purchased on the Ticket Sage website.

Dance Over to Lubbock KOA
Lubbock KOA is located just outside the city limits, only minutes from downtown. The campground features hundreds of shade trees – a true oasis in the middle of the West Texas plains. Swim in the heated indoor pool, relax in the hot tub, or watch a double feature at the drive-in theater. Lubbock KOA offers RV camping sites, cabins and pop-up tent sites. Call 800-562-8643 or visit our website to book your fall getaway.

Pick the Best Pumpkin in San Angelo

Looking for something to do this Halloween? Check out the Grape Creek Pumpkin Patch and stay at San Angelo KOA for a fun getaway with fall family fun! Located in San Angelo, Texas, San Angelo KOA is the perfect destination for your camping vacation.

Screen Shot 2014-10-24 at 10.08.44 AMThe Grape Creek Pumpkin Patch is open until October 31, 2014. You can visit Mon. – Sat. from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sun. from 12 – 7 p.m. The Pumpkin Patch is located at 7706 FM Rd 2288 at Grape Creek, Texas. Browse through pumpkins of all shapes and sizes and snap a few fall photos.

There will be a “Pic of the Patch” photo contest. You can win a prize by posting your best photo on the Facebook page using the hashtag #picofthepatch. Pic of the Patch contest categories are “Best Pic IN the Patch,” and “Best Pumpkin Carving or Decoration.” There are two winners per category, and winners receive gift cards.

Special events include bake sales until Oct. 24, so hurry on over to grab a sweet treat. Admission is FREE, so bring your family and enjoy the fall spirit without a dent to your wallet.

Stay at San Angelo KOA

San Angelo KOA is set in a historic spot between the Hill Country and the rolling plains. We offer large, pull-thru RV sites with full hookups, camping cabins and deluxe cabins with bathrooms. Enjoy the fall at San Angelo KOA. Reserve your stay at 800-562-7519 or visit our website for more information.

Take a Ghost Tour in Texarkana

Halloween is right around the corner, which means you’re probably ready for some spooky good fun. Come on out to Texarkana and stay at Texarkana KOA for an awesome fall getaway.

Texas KOA-Perot TheaterThe historic Perot Theatre in downtown Texarkana is home to more than just theatergoers. “Spirits” have been sighted and rumors have circulated that the place is haunted. On October 24 – 25, 2014 you can take a guided ghost tour of the Perot Theater. Bring your flashlights and any paranormal-sensing equipment you have, and get ready for chills and thrills.

Guides and storytellers will recount the tales of spectral sightings over the years, and you’ll get to learn about the history of the haunted Perot Theater. The tours are one hour and start at 8:30 p.m. each day. Tickets are $10 per person, per hour.

Stay with Texarkana KOA
Located within seconds of downtown Texarkana, Texarkana KOA offers your family easy access to local attractions. Visit the campground’s unique art gallery or take a walk down our Wildscape trail, a 20-minute stroll through the woods. We offer pull-thru RV sites with full hookups, cabins and tent camping space. Call (800) 467-5521 or visit our website to book your reservation.

Have a Spooktacular Good Time in Bastrop

October is among us, and that means it’s time to start making Halloween plans. Have a fun, fall campout at Bastrop/SE Austin/Colorado River KOA, and join us for Halloweenfest 2014.

Texas KOA - Halloween BastropHalloweenfest will take place on Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. – 12 a.m. in historic downtown Bastrop. It’s a fun family event celebrating community, presented by the Downtown Business Alliance. The event is a joint effort between businesses, non-profits and volunteers.

Haunted movies classics will paly at the Opera House. Games and trick-or-treating will keep your kiddos entertained. A DH will play at 921 Main so you can try out your newest dance moves. And a costume contest for all ages could make you a star. The night might even end with a “Thriller” dance event.

The event is free and open to the public.

Book Now!
Bastrop/SE Austin/ Colorado River KOA is situated on Colorado River. It’s a great spot for fishing and family fun, and is conveniently located off Highway 71. We have full-hookup RV sites and tent camping for groups up to 50. The site has a camping kitchen upon request and swimming pool. Call 512-321-7500 or visit our website to book your visit.