Make Your Fall Vacation Spooky in Arlington

If your fall is looking eerily uneventful, it’s time to head out to Arlington, TX and stay at Dallas/Arlington KOA, just minutes from Six Flags Over Texas.

Screen shot 2014-08-17 at 3.23.19 PMDon’t miss the widely popular season of Fright Fest at Six Flags from Sep. 26 – Nov. 2. Haunted houses will spook you, shows will make your skin crawl, and rides and scare zones will have you screaming for more.

Fright Fest is kid-friendly, too! Treats for little ghouls and goblins will be offered as well as daytime activities.

But as the sun sets, the park will transform into a haunted playground. So don’t miss out on the nail-biting fun!

Stay at Dallas/Arlington KOA

Dallas/Arlington KOA is just a few minutes from Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, with easy access to other entertainment such as the Dallas Cowboys stadium, Hurricane Harbor and the Globe Life Rangers Ballpark. Bring your RV to one of our 100-foot pull-through sites or enjoy a comfortable stay in one of our deluxe cabins. Call 800-562-3707 or visit our website to reserve your fall vacation.

“Arrrrr” You Ready for Camping?

Come out to Lake Conroe KOA for Pirate Invasion Weekend, Aug. 15-17, where pay for Friday and Saturday is FREE. Don’t miss your opportunity to camp for free during one of our most popular activity weekends.

Screen Shot 2014-08-11 at 11.16.17 AMDress up as a pirate and have fun walking around saying “arrrr.” Some activities we have planned are Sink the Sailor, Booty Hunt, Treasure Map, a dress-up contest, Peg Leg Race, Pass the Cannon Ball, Treasure Dive and pirate-themed movies.

Lake Conroe KOA is located just north of Houston in Montgomery, Texas. Our park offers big-rig friendly RV sites, furnished deluxe cabins and pop-up tent sites. If you need a place to relax before school starts, come escape from reality in our little bit of paradise near Lake Conroe, which offers water recreation, golf courses, shopping and restaurants.

Upcoming activity weekends include Retro Weekend, Once Upon a Time and more! Visit our website to view our calendar and reserve your stay. Within our park we offer fishing lakes, basketball, tennis, volleyball, horseshoes, an outdoor movie theater, ladder golf and more. There’s something for the whole family! Call 800-562-9750 for more information.

Drive Through a Safari Near Rusk KOA

Go on a safari in Jacksonville, TX and stay nearby at Rusk KOA, located in beautiful Rusk, TX amid rolling hills and pine trees.

deerCherokee Trace Wild Animal Park is nestled in the woods of East Texas. It’s a drive-thru safari wildlife park that’s home to a variety of animals. There are over two dozen exotic and endangered species that live in open habitats similar to their natural environments.

You can drive through the hills and savannas of this 300-acre preserve at your own pace, as the tour is self-guided.

Observe, feed and photograph the beautiful animals from your car as you enter into a world of alligators, deer, sheep, antelopes, bison and more!

Stay at Rusk KOA

Visit an area of Texas with beauty and history amid rolling hills and shady pine forests. Rusk is centrally located between Dallas, Houston and Shreveport. Nearby attractions include Texas’ longest zip line, Texas State Railroad’s steam train and local festivals and rodeos. Our park offers pop-up tent sites, cabins and RV sites. Call 800-562-4143 or visit our website to book your summer vacation.

Claim Your Prize as Sand Castle Champion

If you’re an architectural genius when it comes to sculpting sand, it’s your time for a moment of glory. Come out to South Padre Island for the Sand Castle Summer Contest, and stay at South Padre KOA.

Screen shot 2014-07-28 at 5.30.32 PMThe contest runs every Saturday in August at various locations through August 23. It includes a FREE workshop by Sandy Feet for all guests. You can learn to hone your craft of building sand castles and create your own masterpiece to win prizes.

Let’s not forget about the big prizes for the whole contest! 1st place wins a weekend stay in South Padre Island for the August championship at Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill, the biggest beach bar in Texas. Second place receives a $50 restaurant gift certificate, and 3rd place receives a goody basket. Don’t miss out on your awesome prizes!

Looking for something to do sooner? The TIFT (Texas International Fishing Tournament) is Jul. 30 – Aug. 3, and the Ladies Kingfish Tournament is Aug. 8 – 10.

Stay at South Padre KOA

South Padre KOA is peppered with palm trees and located near some of the best beaches in Texas. Come out for an adventure at our park, complete with RV sites, furnished deluxe cabins and condos. Come relax as the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Laguna Madre Bay surround you. It’s a perfect RV resort on a slice of land in tropical paradise. Call 800-562-9724 or visit our website to reserve your stay.

Restaurant Week Comes to San Antonio for a Good Cause

If you’re a culinary fanatic, it’s time to come out for some fantastic wining and dining in San Antonio!

Celebrate amazing San Antonio restaurants restaurantweekduring the week of August 16-23. Participating restaurants will offer fixed menus, which consist of three-course lunches and dinners for three different tiers.

Prices range from $8 to $35 and part of the proceeds go to a good cause.

San Antonio Restaurant Week benefits Culinaria, a non-profit organization dedicated to benefitting the San Antonio community by promoting it as an ideal wine and food destination. They offer culinary scholarships to San Antonio’s chefs who are experiencing personal hardships through the Chefs 4 Chefs program.

With each meal ordered specifically for Restaurant Week, restaurants will donate $1 for lunch and $2 for dinner to Culinaria and the programs it supports.

So come dine in San Antonio for a good cause, and stay with San Antonio KOA.

Book Your Visit Now

San Antonio KOA sits on a creek amid 40 acres of pecan trees just 10 minutes from downtown. City buses take you to the center of San Antonio’s history and culture, including the River Walk. Visit The Alamo and other Spanish missions, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, SeaWorld, Majestic Theatre, the zoo and museums. To reserve your spot at the San Antonio KOA, call (800)562-7783 or for information call 800-562-7783 or visit our website.

Get Wild at the Abilene Zoo

If you’ve been glued to Animal Planet it’s time to come out to Abilene and check out the Abilene Zoo. You can stay at Abilene KOA nearby and make a summer getaway out of it!

alligatorAbilene Zoo is home to over 1,000 animals from around the globe, and offers a fun and educational attraction for the whole family to enjoy. Treat yourself to a hot dog at the Watering Hole, and select a souvenir from the gift shop to remember your visit.

Don’t miss the “Ghosts from the Bayou” exhibit, running until September 8, featuring Jenny, a rare, six-foot-long albino alligator. These animals cannot survive in the wild, so this is a great chance to see an unusual animal and learn about the history of American alligators.

Stay 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, a large swimming pool, and games like basketball, horseshoes and pool. Call 800-562-3651 or visit our website to reserve your summer stay.

Book Now for the Kerrville Fall Music Festival

It’s time to put on your dancing shoes and come out to Kerrville, TX for the Kerrville Fall Music Festival over Labor Day weekend. Stay at Kerrville KOA nearby!

Screen Shot 2014-07-03 at 2.20.16 PMThe Festival takes place on August 29-31 and features live music, yoga, bike rides, music camp for teens, wine and beer seminars, and evening concerts. The evening concerts will feature Willy Porter, Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line, Ariana Gillis, Charlie A’Court, Amilia Spicer, Patrice Pike and MORE!

Advance prepaid reservations are required for seminars and are open to festival ticket holders only. You can preorder your tickets on the festival website.

Jam Out with Kerrville KOA

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