Learn Something New This Spring

Brush up on your cultural knowledge in Texarkana this spring. Spring is the season for new, and what’s more fitting than taking a vacation and learning new facts from museums? Come out to Texarkana KOA and stay the weekend, the week or the month! It’s the perfect way to restart for spring.

Texarkana is home to four museums, just waiting for you to visit. The Ace of Clubs House was built in 1855. The legend tells the story of James H. Draughon winning a poker game with the Ace of Clubs. He used that money to build the 22-sided house, and each room represents a period of history. Learn about the families who lived in this famous place, and make memories of your own.

The Texarkana Historical Museum is the next stop on the list. It’s the oldest brick building in Texarkana and offers exhibits, as well as the Victorian Parlor, Grandma’s Kitchen and the Doctor’s Office. Learn about the Caddo Indians and other neat parts of Texarkana’s history. Then drop by the Discovery Place Museum for hands-on learning exhibits focused on science, history and human perception.

carsRace over to Four States Auto Museum to view the rotating display of 22 vehicles, which span over five decades of automobile history. If you’re a collector, or just an enthusiast, you won’t want to miss these beauties. Then rest and refresh at Texarkana KOA – the perfect spring vacation destination!

Relax with Us

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.

 

Let Your Spirits Soar at Bastrop KOA

Gear up for one of the biggest events in Austin this spring – the Zilker Kite Festival. Rejuvenate for spring and take a refreshing vacation, saving a few bucks on a hotel room by choosing Bastrop/S.E. Austin/Colorado River KOA as a cost-efficient alternative full of family fun.

kiteSpend more time together as a family doing things that lift your spirits. Go fly a kite at Zilker Park in Austin on March 1, 2015. The Zilker Kite Festival is the official kick-off for spring in Austin, so say hello to warmer weather and beautiful blooms. Stop by the website for DIY kites, tips and tutorials.

Events include a 50-yard dash for kiddos only. Children from 7 -12 years old can fly on 50 feet of string and race to the finish line while keeping their kites in the air. There’s also a competition for youth and adults. The Highest Angle Kite involves participants releasing 200 feet of string at the designated line. The kite flying at the highest angle wins! Will you be crowned the kite-flying champ?

You can also win the Steadiest Kite, the Strongest Pulling Kite, the Smallest Kite, the Most Unusual Kite, the Largest Kite and the Oldest and Youngest Kite Fliers. There will plenty to eat at booths attended by local eateries. Grab a scoop of ice cream or a juicy burger – there’s something for every palate. It will be the biggest picnic in Austin! So grab the family and head over to Bastrop/S.E. Austin/Colorado River KOA.

Fly Over to Bastrop KOA

Bastrop/S.E. Austin/Colorado River KOA is nestled on the Colorado River. Our park is 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. With plenty of amenities, you’ll feel right at home. Call 512-321-7500 or visit our website to book your visit.

Are You a Chili Champ?

Do you have what it tak­­es to be crowned the Chili Champ? Come out to Wichita Falls and participate in the Chili Cook-Off for a chance to win fame and glory. Stay at Burkburnett/Wichita Falls KOA for a relaxing mid-February vacation.

ChiliThe United Way Chili Cook-Off will take place on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 from 6 -9 p.m. at the JS Birdwell AG Center. Spice up your winter with delicious warm chili as competitors come from around the state to put their best effort into the competition. Guests can purchase cups to sample their favorites, and it’s sure to be delicious.

Winners will be awarded bragging rights and glory in the categories of Best Tasting Chili, Cornbread and Cobbler. What’s sweeter than finishing off a warm soul-satisfying cup of chili with delicious peach or apple cobbler? Come hungry and thirsty. Guests can purchase beer to accompany their delicious bowls with brews. Winners will also be awarded in the Texas Heat Award and Best Booth Decoration.

So round up your friends, your loved ones, your kiddos and head out to Wichita Falls for some spicy, delicious fun. Then rest your legs at Burkburnett /Wichita Falls KOA, where you can have the vacation you deserve.

New Deluxe Cabins Coming Soon

We’ve just received two brand new deluxe cabins that will be available for rent by April 1 or sooner. Watch for our Open House Special!

Spice Up Your Winter with Burkburnett/Wichita Falls KOA

Burkburnett /Wichita Falls KOA is located near the Red River on the north side Burkburnett, Texas, just north of Wichita Falls. We are one mile away from two casinos and have an “out in the country” feel in a historic area. Our big-rig friendly sites are mostly shaded and we also offer tent camping and cabins. Our campsite features a saltwater swimming pool with a waterslide, a playground, horseshoes and tetherball. To reserve your mid-winter vacation, call 800-562-0842 or visit our website.

Relax and Unwind on the Shores of Lake Livingston

If you’re craving warmer temperatures, better weather, and beautiful Texas skies, come out to Lake Livingston / Onalaska KOA. With plenty of outdoor activities, there will be something for the whole family, and it’s bound to be the vacation of the season.

sunsetFirst, let Lake Livingston / Onalaska KOA save you from cooking dinner with Buster McNutty’s Lakeside. This restaurant is open Tuesday through Sunday and offers a large variety menu from breakfast to dinner for campers. Who says you can’t eat like royalty while camping? Then take a stroll along the beautiful beach of Lake Livingston, viewing the scenic waters right from the campground. Enjoy a beautiful sunset as you gather with your family and gaze in awe at the Texas sky.

You can bring your boat and take it for a spin on Lake Livingston. The campground offers two launch ramps so you can get on the water easily. Then, just park your boat in one of our boat slips. Relax and unwind in the quiet, peaceful setting. Have a picnic around the property overlooking the lake. We also have our new clubhouse which is perfect for groups and events.

Lake Livingston / Onalaska KOA offers the relaxation you need to start off 2015 the right way – on vacation!

Stay With Us

Lake Livingston is an ideal resort for boating, swimming, fishing for bass and catfish and relaxing by the lake. We offer premium lakefront RV sites and deluxe cabins with all the comforts of home and a spectacular view. Call 800-562-5714 or visit our website to reserve your stay. Be sure to like our Facebook page to keep up with our special offers!

Find Adventure in the Piney Woods

Can you hear adventure calling? Answer your longing for a fun, family vacation with a trip to the piney woods of East Texas. Relax at Lake Sam Rayburn KOA near the shores of Lake Rayburn, and let your troubles float away.

lakeLake Sam Rayburn is the largest lake in Texas – perfect for fishing, water skiing, water sports and just sitting somewhere peaceful. From bird watching, to paddle boating, picnics and canoeing, there’s something fun for the whole family. Take a nature walk through the hiking trails, or sit around a toasty campfire under the Texas sky.

Lake Sam Rayburn KOA features 350 acres of oak trees and pine forests set along Mill Creek, which feeds into the lake. Relax in one of our cozy theme lodges, camping cabins or cottages. We also have water and electric sites if you’d prefer to pitch a tent.

Our 10-acre pond is stocked with 3,000 fish, so you can fish right from our campground and even from the porches of some cabins. With close access to shopping, museums, historical court houses and restaurants, you’ll get the peace and quiet of the country with the attractions of the city.

Plan your spring break vacation now! March is the perfect time to fish in our pond or take a dip in the lake. Challenge your friends and family members to a water sport, or grill hot dogs around a campfire. Whatever you decide to do, your vacation to the piney woods will be one you won’t forget!

Stay With Us

Lake Sam Rayburn KOA is located Brokeland, TX, in an area rich in history. We offer lodges, cottages, cabins and tent sites with plenty of amenities. Our theme lodges come with heating and cooling and are popular for year-round camping. Host your next family reunion or group rally under our large, outdoor pavilion. Pets are welcome; we even have a barn for boarding horses! Call 800-562-1612 or visit our website to reserve your spring vacation. Camping is truly GREAT at Lake Sam Rayburn KOA.

 

Spend Valentine’s Day on the Dance Floor

Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day right around the corner. What’s more romantic than attending an event that benefits charity? Spend Valentine’s Day weekend at Weatherford KOA and give your sweetie the vacation they deserve.

PromThe Golden Hearts Prom will take place on Saturday, February 14, 2015. Come to the Willow Lake Event Center from 6:30 – 10 p.m. for a special formal prom with food, fun, dancing and music by DJ Scott Sound Systems.

All proceeds from this event will benefit the Center of Hope, an organization that provides second-chance scholarships for the residents of Parker County. There will also be a silent auction and a contest for king and queen.

General admission is $50 and includes dinner and dancing. You can also donate a prom dress for the dress giveaway during the event. To find more information, call 817-901-4747 or email info@photolobbyphotobooths.com.

Get your dancing shoes on and dance the night away! Then rest your tired legs at Weatherford KOA.

Make Your February Sweet at Weatherford KOA

Visit your new home away from home at Weatherford KOA, just west of Fort Worth off I-20. The park is surrounded by places to eat and shop within one mile of the park. Come soak in the safe, quiet convenience of our KOA. Our campground offers level, pull-thru RV sites with full hookups and a shaded tent camping area. Call 800-562-0848 or visit our website to reserve your stay.

Hike Through Red Rock Ranch near Van Horn

If you’re a nature buff, it’s time to come out to Van Horn, TX and tour the Red Rock Ranch. Kick back at Van Horn KOA for a relaxing vacation to start off your new year.

Red RockRed Rock Ranch is a geological marvel. Guided driving and hiking tours wind through dark red Precambrian outcroppings and purple and pink Cambrian formations. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the beautiful Texas skyline atop a high vista on a mesa. Canyons are etched with Native American pictographs, so this tour will send you right back in history!

Historical relics include an 1880 ranch house and a western movie set. You’ll feel like a true cowboy or cowgirl under the Texas sunset. You’ll also see an abundance of wildlife as you hike through the trails. Hikes range from two hours to all day. For more information on Red Rock Ranch tours, call the Tourist Information Center at (432) 283-7800.

Relax at Van Horn KOA

Come see beautiful Texas sunrises and sunsets in Van Horn, TX as you relax at Van Horn KOA, set in a dessert valley surrounded by mountains. Native plants attract wildlife and the park is filled with the sounds of birds. Our park is located near the Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad Caverns national parks, as well as Fort Davis and the town of Marfa. We offer deluxe cabins, RV sites and pop-up tent sites. Call 800-562-0798 or visit our website to reserve your 2015 vacation.