All Aboard the Pumpkin Patch Express

Looking for a new fall adventure? If the cooler temperatures and changing foliage have you searching for a pumpkin patch, look no further! Spend vacation at Rusk KOA and fall in love with the new season.

KOApumpkinsThe Pumpkin Patch Express, part of the Texas State Railroad, will run from the Rusk Depot every Saturday and Sunday in October. Children ages 2 – 12 can pick a pumpkin from the patch, enjoy a hayride and games, and have a blast at Trick or Treat Street. Guests are welcome to wear costumes, so show us your best cowboys and girls, princes and princesses, movie characters and ghouls!

Tickets start at just $25 for adults in a non-climate-controlled car and $15 for children. Upgrade to a climate-controlled car with tables and seating for $45 and $25 for children. Hours of operation also include three Friday evenings, so there is an opportunity for every schedule!

When you’ve had a ton of fun, come back to Rusk KOA. Relax and unwind as you spend time with loved ones. Call us today to book your fall vacation.

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Escape to 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 fall vacation.

Live Music and Fireworks on the Beach

Head to the beach for a warmer fall and winter and beat the blues! With excellent local eateries, breathtaking views, live music and more, South Padre Island is the perfect place to celebrate the changing seasons. Book now at South Padre Island KOA and pack your bags!

beachEnjoy Bands on the Beach at Clayton’s Beach Bar and Grill every Friday and Saturday in October at 9:15 p.m. Enjoy excellent seafood, Tex-Mex, refreshing salads and more while listening to fantastic live bands that will keep you dancing. Beachy cocktails make this deal even better! Clayton’s is the largest beach bar on the Texas Coast, so come see why they have such a great reputation.

Then, enjoy beachside fireworks and “oooh” and “ahhh” brilliant colors and patterns. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. and admission is free. You can view the show from all around the beach, including Clayton’s.

Come home to South Padre Island KOA, where strangers become neighbors and the serenity of palm trees will melt away your stress. Our site offers both pull-thru and back-in sites for convenience, so just call us and book the site that suits your needs!

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Celebrate fall at South Padre KOA or travel down for a warmer winter. Our park is full of palm trees and is located near some of the best beaches in Texas. We offer RV sites, furnished deluxe cabins and condos. Relax as the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Laguna Madre Bay surround you. Call 800-562-9724 or visit our website to reserve your stay.


Get Your Frights at Sea World San Antonio

Looking for something fun to do that’s a little on the spooky side? Come out to San Antonio and gear up for Halloween. Stay at San Antonio KOA, where prices aren’t as frightening!

HowlOScreamSea World’s Howl-O-Scream® kicks off October 3rd, and offers all the ghoulish delights you’ve been searching for. If you’re a haunted house fan, you’ll love the five haunted houses in the park, showcasing everything from forest creepy-crawlies to clowns and ghosts. Terror-Tories™ are scattered throughout the park and feature an end-of-the-world party, vampires, hunters and more!

During Howl-O-Scream®, you can still enjoy Sea World’s popular rides like The Great White®, a coaster with loops, curves and corkscrews. Oh my! The Steel Eel® is a hypercoaster that drops 15 stories, and spikes your adrenaline. Jump on Journey to Atlantis®, a water ride/roller coaster hybrid that will leave you soaked.

Get the full experience with an upgraded Fear Pass. The pass gives you unlimited entry to Howl-O-Scream mazes, reserved seats at Shamu’s Rockin’ Creep Show, unlimited Quick Queue and reserved seating at shows. You can’t be that VIP treatment!

Howl-O-Scream ends October 31, so come out to San Antonio before you miss out! That would be truly scary. Stay at San Antonio KOA and enjoy the delights, and frights, of fall.

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San Antonio KOA, winner of the 2015 KOA Campground of the Year award, 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.


Enjoy Delicious Chili and BBQ This Labor Day

Come out to Abilene this Labor Day Weekend and taste some delicious Texas chili! Stay at Abilene KOA and kick back on vacation. You deserve it!

bbq is taking place September 4 – 6 in Buffalo Gap, Texas at Ben Richey Boys Ranch. This is an annual Labor Day weekend event that brings in teams from all over Texas to compete for prizes totaling more than $4,000. Come out and taste each category: chili, brisket, chicken, beans and ribs.

Browse through food booths and homemade chili in the World’s Largest Chili Pot. The Kid’s Place is packed full of games and activities to keep the little ones entertained. Cooking teams will perform skits and compete for showmanship awards. And you could win something great in the live auctions!

The Chili Super Bowl has donated over $1.6 million to the Ben Richey Boys Ranch and Family Program, so come out and support a great cause. Then come home to Abilene KOA and relax during your three-day weekend. Call us today to reserve your spot!

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Come to the Abilene KOA in 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 fall vacation.


Enjoy the Best Bites and Brews in Texas

The Texas Hill Country is beautiful in September, and you don’t want to miss the TEXtember Fest in Kerrville! Come out and enjoy bites and brews as you celebrate the change of seasons. Kick up your feet at Kerrville KOA.

wineThe TEXtember Fest is taking place on September 12, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Grape Juice in downtown Kerrville. Come out and taste the best of Texas brews and bites. You’ll get to meet 14 vendors from around Texas, including Austin, New Braunfels and more. These vendors sell the best true Texas craft brews and wines. Wristbands for the event are just $25.

If you get hungry, swing by the restaurant at Grape Juice and enjoy casual, fun food that’s not overcomplicated. From pulled pork nachos to quail tacos, antelope sliders and Akaushi beef burgers, you’ll find something to suit every palate. Enjoy live music from 3 – 5 p.m. by local artist Sean Kendrick.

Then come home to Kerrville KOA and take the vacation you deserve. Savor the end of summer and soak up the sun! Call us to book your vacation today. We’ll see you soon!

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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 to book your stay.

Laugh A Lot This Labor Day

If you’ve got the 9 – 5 blues, steal away to Austin this Labor Day weekend and celebrate your day off! Stay at Leander/N.W. Austin KOA to save on hotel lodging, and enjoy close access to the city’s attractions, live music and events.

Comedy FestivalLaugh off some stress at the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival from Sept 1 – 7 at various venues around Austin. Acts start on September 1 and include improv from Squirrel Buddies, The Houlihans, History Under the Influence and Rorschach Pattern 9 at the Hideout Theatre. Impressionists James III and Megan Simon will perform at the Hideout Theater on Friday, September 4. Come out to the Standup Showcase at Google Fiber Space, also on Friday September 4, to see headliner stand-up comedians Paul Oddo, April Richardson and Brendon Walsh.

The acts will continue all week. You can view the entire schedule and purchase tickets on the event website. Ever dreamed of becoming a comedian? Attend a special workshop, taught by comedians to learn everything from emotional commitment, scene partners, filling silence, improv techniques and more! Who knows, you might walk away a pro!

Come back to Leander/N.W. Austin KOA and kick up your feet as you celebrate the end of summer and a new season of life. Call us now before Labor Day weekend fills up, and we’ll save you a spot!

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Leander/N.W. 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.

Be a Kid Again at the Fair in Lubbock!

It’s almost time to go back to school, or back to a busy work schedule. But that doesn’t mean vacation has to end! Come out to Lubbock KOA and stay for the weekend as you get into the swing of fall.

ferris wheelThe Panhandle South Plains Fair is taking place September 25 – October 3, 2015. It’s the perfect break from a busy schedule! This century-old celebration is a salute to family fun and celebrating your inner child. Midway rides will take you soaring over the fairgrounds, spinning in circles and dropping until your heart races. Are you daring enough?

And who doesn’t start salivating at the mention of fair food? Enjoy corn dogs, funnel cakes, turkey legs and all your favorites! Embrace the sense of nostalgia with carnival lights, sounds and music. Speaking of music, this fair features amazing entertainers in the coliseum. The schedule will be on the website soon! If you’re bringing the kiddos, they’ll love the petting zoo where they get to interact with barnyard animals. Exhibits showcase the best creative works in the area, and commercial vendors will demonstrate products you can’t live without.

When you’re tired from walking the fairgrounds and having a blast all day, come home to Lubbock KOA!

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Celebrate the start of fall at Lubbock KOA 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.