Nacogdoches Nine Flags Christmas Festival

The pine forests of East Texas are the place to be during December. During the Nine Flags Christmas Festival, Nacogdoches has several events that are sure to put you in the holiday mood.

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via Nine Flags Festival – Nacogdoches, TX

Nine Flags Christmas Parade

Downtown Nacogdoches will be the scene of the biggest lighted Christmas Parade in East Texas on December 3. The event will include food and music as well as arts and crafts. Hours are 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Tuba Concert

There is something so timeless and beautiful about hearing grand old Christmas carols played by brass instruments. Before you hit the parade, take in a Tuba Christmas Concert at the First United Methodist Church. The performance begins at 4 p.m., and admission is free. The address is 201 E Hospital Street.

Tis the Season Christmas Exhibit

On December 10, head over to the Sterne-Hoya House Museum & Library to get a glimpse into what Christmas was like in the mid-1800s. The Tis the Season Exhibit will provide interesting information about the holiday foods, topics of conversation, parties and games of this era. Wassail will be served on the front porch. Hours are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and admission is free. The address is 211 S. Lanana Street.

Tour of Homes

Touring decorated homes is a favorite pleasure for many during the Christmas season. The local tour will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on December 10. Tickets may be purchased at the Nacogdoches Visitors Center for $25.

Stay With Us

To reserve your spot at Rusk KOA, call 800-562-4143 or visit our website. For information, call 903-683-6641 or email ruskkoa@mykoa.com. Our location is 745 FM 343 East Rusk, Texas.

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Save for Spring at Rusk KOA

Looking for a change of scenery this summer? Come on out to Rusk KOA and enjoy the rolling hills and piney area of East Texas.

sunsetThe property is now owned by Jack and Carol McMullen, whom you might recognize from Burkburnett/Wichita Falls KOA. The new owners are celebrating the season with the Spring Kickoff, which offers guests up to 20% off with a two-day stay during May. You’ll just have to book two days and shop at one of their businesses in Rusk. If you spend at least $10, bring in the receipt and you’ll score 10% off your stay. Show your KOA Value Card and you’ll receive another 10%. Saving money on vacation is the best way to save!

Rusk KOA offers breathtaking sunsets, which you can watch from your RV. Enjoy beauty and history in the area, populated by shady pine forests. If you’re daring, you can check out the state’s newest zip line and take a plunge into summer. Or relax and unwind with a glass of wine at Maydelle Country Wines. Rusk KOA is a quiet park with no highway noise, and you’ll find plenty to do and see in the area.

So book your two-night stay in May now to receive your Spring Kickoff discount! We’ll see you soon.

Unwind 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.

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!

Christmas in the Piney Woods

Spend Christmas season in the piney woods of Texas. With rolling hills and shady pine forests, Rusk KOA is the perfect retreat to beat your winter blues.

Santa ClausStop by the Cherokee Civic Theatre on December 20, 2014 from 7 – 10 p.m. for Christmas in the Pines. Blue grass gospel music will fill the air with catchy beats and beautiful harmonies. “Cowboy” will be the Master of Ceremony, and the event will feature Harmony Ridge Blue Grass Band. Rusk Gospel Quartet will also perform. Celebrate this night of merriment and bringing blue grass back to East Texas. Tickets are just $10.

Or take a short drive out to Palestine on December 13, 2014 for Cookies and Crafts with Santa beginning at 1 p.m. at the Palestine Public Library. Enjoy a cheery time with the Jolly Old Man himself. There will be plenty of Christmas crafts for the kids, including ornament making. Parents are encouraged to bring cameras to snap photos of their kids with Santa.

Stay With Us

Take a break from the busyness of the Christmas season and relax 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 Christmas vacation.

 

Lake Livingston/Onalaska KOA is Open Year-Round!

Summer may be fading, but camping season isn’t! Lake Livingston/Onalaska KOA keeps their cabins and campsites open all year, so you can always sneak in a night, a week or a month of fun! Make a vacation out of it as you enjoy cooler temperatures and milder Texas winters in Onalaska, TX, home of golfing, fishing, hiking, museums and family fun.

Texas KOA-sunsetEnjoy beautiful fall weather as temperatures drop and the leaves change color in the piney woods of East Texas. Our campground wraps along the shore of Lake Livingston, home of fantastic sunset views. So pull up a lawn chair and relax by the lake as you watch the beautiful oranges, reds, yellows and pinks of the Texas sky.

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 view of the lake. Cabins include a queen bed, bunk beds, full bath, microwave, refrigerator, cable TV and a propane grill. Play on our playground, visit Buster McNutty’s Lakeside for meals, enjoy the beach, bring your boat and walk around the park. Come make our KOA your home away from home! 

Reserve Your Fall Vacation

It’s not too early to book for fall or winter. 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!

Fall Fling Kamping

School has started back up again and fall will be here before you know it! It’s the perfect time to plan a fall camping getaway to enjoy the outdoors in cooler weather. If you and your family enjoy fishing, canoeing, boating, grilling and other outdoor fun you will love it here at Brookeland/Lake Sam Rayburn KOA in East Texas.

And now through September 15 enjoy our Fall Fling Kamping special! You will receive 1 free gift at check-in and your first firewood bundle is also free. We have air conditioned cabin rentals available, canoe and kayak rental, BBQ grills at each site, barns for horses and 2 stocked ponds for fishing right at the resort.

You can even upgrade to a Deluxe Kamping Kabin or one of our fun themed lodges, perfect for families. Themes include Texas, USA, tropical, Alaska, Harley Davidson, Robin Hood and more. All cabins are fully furnished and include flat screen TV with over 200 channels if you do need a rest after all your outdoor fun. And of course we have plenty of pull-through and back-in RV campsites.

Plan a fall getaway to enjoy cool weather, changing seasons and outdoor activities with the whole family. Call 800-562-1612 or go online to reserve your RV site or cabin rental today!