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KOA Care Camps $20 Promotion

170512 Kings Dominion KOA Cabin

This deal is too good not to share! Kampgrounds of America (KOA) is offering a special promotion on May 11-12, 2018. Campers staying at participating KOA Campgrounds as paying guests on Friday, May 11 are eligible to receive a $20.00 night of camping on Saturday, May 12. Funds raised from Saturday, May 12 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ medically-supervised summer camps for kids with cancer. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

So how does this promotion benefit you? Good you asked! All the below offers are priced out at two nights (May 11-13, 2018) including the $20 promotion on the second night.

To partake in the special buy weekend, visit the KOA Care Camps webpage.

SANDUSKY/BAYSHORE KOA

The Sandusky KOA is located minutes away from Cedar Point.

Tent site start at $61.88
RV sites start at $77.48
Cabin rentals start at $112.37

We could run different scenarios all day, but we quickly compared the savings in cabin rentals. Prices start at $80.50 for May 12 only. If you book the May 11-13 combo, you save at least $60 on the second night.

LEBANON / CINCINNATI NE KOA

Less than 20 minutes away from Kings Island, the Lebanon/Cincinnati NE KOA is partaking in this promotion.

Tent site start at $60.40
RV sites start at $68.76
Cabin rentals start at $150.78
Rental Trailers start at $127.01

This KOA requires two night stays in cabins, so we could not retrieve a good apples to apples comparison for savings. RV sites start at $48.77 for Saturday, meaning you will save around $29 on those sites alone.

Save an additional 10% by adding the KOA Rewards Program, good for one year for $30.

FREDERICKSBURG VA / WASHINGTON DC S. KOA

Unfortunately, the Kings Dominion KOA is not partaking in this promotion; however, the one 30 minutes north of the park is participating.

Tent site start at $60.67
RV sites start at $73.88
Cabin rentals start at $93.73

A cabin rental for May 12 only starts at $64.99, meaning the two night promo saves you $45!

Another interesting property on the list for this promotion is the Williamsburg, Virginia KOA which is near Busch Gardens!

CHARLOTTE / FORT MILL KOA

We are really excited to see this location show up on the list, because it is located only 6 minutes away from Carowinds!

Tent site are currently all booked
RV sites start at $71.04
Cabin rentals start at $91.87

A cabin rental for only Saturday night is $62.76, saving you $42 by combining it with a Friday night stay!

KANSAS CITY EAST / OAK GROVE KOA

This campground is located 30 minutes from Worlds of Fun.

Tent site start at $56.80
RV sites start at $71.94
Cabin rentals not available for this promo

Make sure you select the options showing $20/night as several selections are rated per night and do not include the promo.

MINNEAPOLIS SOUTHWEST KOA

This KOA is less than 20 minutes from Valleyfair.

Tent site start at $52.60
RV sites start at $62.80
Cabin rentals start at $98.77

This KOA requires two night stays in cabins, so we could not retrieve a good apples to apples comparison for savings. RV sites start at $38.48 for Saturday, meaning you will save around $18 on those sites.

MUSKEGON KOA

This KOA is less than 10 minutes from Michigan’s Adventure.

Tent site start at $44.00
RV sites start at $49.00
Cabin rentals start at $85.00

Cabin rentals for only Saturday are $65, resulting in a $45 savings by pairing with Friday night.

Summary

Remember all the rates above are for two nights for this promotion and include tax! Save an additional 10% by becoming a KOA Rewards member for $30/year. You will need to weigh the cost of the membership versus your savings. For our family, it easily makes sense to join because the savings more than offsets the cost on our spring break trip to Kings Dominion and Carowinds each year.

Remember, to book this special deal, you must visit the KOA Care Camps webpage.

Let us know below in the comments if you partook in this offer.

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Cedar Fair Attractions That Celebrate Anniversaries in 2018

2018! The year of Steel Vengeance (Cedar Point), Twisted Timbers (Kings Dominion, RailBlazer (California’s Great America), and HangTime (Knott’s Berry Farm). This is a monumental year for Cedar Fair with four record setting new roller coasters, as well as other new rides and park enhancements across the company.

However, as we look to the future, we always have to look to the past. With that said, we present our annual list of Cedar Fair Attractions That Celebrate Anniversaries in 2018, in 5 year increments.

California’s Great America- Gold Striker (2013)

5th Anniversary

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Cedar Point- GateKeeper (2013)

5th Anniversary

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Knott’s Berry Farm- Coast Rider (2013)

5th Anniversary

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Knott’s Berry Farm- Surfside Gliders (2013)

5th Anniversary

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Kings Dominion- Dominator (2008)

(Originally at Six Flags Ohio 2000)
10th Anniversary

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Canada’s Wonderland- Behemoth (2008)

10th Anniversary

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Carowinds- Yo Yo (2008)

(Formerly at Geauga Lake, 1981)
10th Anniversary

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Dorney Park- Possessed (2008)

10th Anniversary

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Knott’s Berry Farm- Pony Express (2008)

10th Anniversary

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Michigan’s Adventure- Thunderhawk (2008)

(Originally at Geauga Lake, 1998)
10th Anniversary

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Canada’s Wonderland- Sledgehammer (2003)

15th Anniversary

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Cedar Point- Top Thrill Dragster (2003)

15th Anniversary
(Read more about the opening of Cedar Point’s Top Thrill Dragster)

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Kings Dominion- Drop Tower: Scream Zone (2003)

15th Anniversary

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Kings Island- Delirium (2003)

15th Anniversary

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Knott’s Berry Farm- La Revolucion (2003)

15th Anniversary

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Valleyfair- Steel Venom (2003)

15th Anniversary

Cedar Point- Power Tower (1998)

20th Anniversary

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Kings Dominion- Volcano (1998)

20th Anniversary

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Knott’s Berry Farm- GhostRider (1998)

20th Anniversary

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Knott’s Berry Farm- Supreme Scream (1998)

20th Anniversary

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Michigan’s Adventure- Shivering Timbers (1998)

20th Anniversary

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Worlds of Fun- Mamba (1998)

20th Anniversary

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California’s Great America- Flight Deck (1993)

25th Anniversary

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Cedar Point- Snake River Falls (1993)

25th Anniversary

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Dorney Park- Cedar Creek Cannonball (1993)

25th Anniversary

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Dorney Park- White Water Landing (1993)

25th Anniversary

Kings Island- The Bat (1993)

25th Anniversary

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California’s Great America- Rip Roaring Rapids (1988)

30th Anniversary

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Kings Dominion- Avalanche (1988)

30th Anniversary

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Kings Island- Congo Falls (1988)

30th Anniversary

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Knott’s Berry Farm- Bigfoot Rapids (1988)

30th Anniversary

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Michigan’s Adventure- Wolverine Wildcat (1988)

30th Anniversary

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Michigan’s Adventure- Thunderbolt (1988)

30th Anniversary

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Kings Dominion- White Water Canyon (1983)

35th Anniversary

Kings Dominion White Water Canyon ©Nick Cox

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Michigan’s Adventure- Loggers Run (1983)

35th Anniversary

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Cedar Point- Gemini (1978)

40th Anniversary

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Knott’s Berry Farm- Montezooma’s Revenge (1978)

40th Anniversary

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Carowinds- Carolina Goldrusher (1973)

45th Anniversary

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Carowinds- Carolina Skytower (1973)

45th Anniversary

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Carowinds- Character Carousel/The Grand Carousel (1973/2018)

(Originally built in 1923)
45th Anniversary

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Carowinds- The Scrambler (1973)

45th Anniversary

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Worlds of Fun- Autobahn (1973)

45th Anniversary

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Worlds of Fun- Flying Dutchman (1973)

45th Anniversary

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Worlds of Fun- Le Taxi Tour (1973)

45th Anniversary

Worlds of Fun- Worlds of Fun Railroad (1973)

45th Anniversary

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Worlds of Fun- Viking Voyager (1973)

45th Anniversary

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Cedar Point- Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad (1963)

55th Anniversary

170622 Cedar Point G. A. Boeckling Train Engine

Cedar Point- Cadillac Cars (1958)

60th Anniversary

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Dorney Park- Thunderhawk (1923)

95th Anniversary

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Review: Kings Dominion KOA Camp Wilderness Deluxe Cabins

170513 Kings Dominion KOA Camp Wilderness Rug

Do you need lodging when visiting Kings Dominion amusement park in Doswell, Virginia? We have stayed in area hotels, but our favorite trip involved a stay at the Kings Dominion Camp Wilderness Cabins.

Often times the hotels can be extraordinarily high, and that is where the Kings Dominion Camp Wilderness Cabins fit right within our budget. Plus season passholders save 10% off rack rates.

When traveling from a distance and wanting a more rugged experience, bringing an entire vehicle of amenities from cooking supplies to linens can be a bit of a bother. That leads us to the first reason we loved staying at the Kings Dominion KOA Camp Wilderness Deluxe Cabins.

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1) Fully Equipped Cabins

Each deluxe cabin comes fully equipped just like a hotel room including full linens. We slept our family of five easily inside the cabin that can accommodate up to 10 guests. Each cabin feature one-bedroom with a queen-size bed, a living room with two futon sofas and a loft with two additional queen beds.

Bathrooms come fully stocked with a tub and shower, and did we mention there are two of them! No need to try to fight for restroom time with two separate bathrooms!

170512 Kings Dominion KOA Cabin Inside

The deluxe cabins also feature kitchen area with a microwave, bar sink, mini-refrigerator, coffee maker, and table & chairs, which leads us to our next favorite feature.

2) Easy Cooking and S’mores

We loved being able to do some light grocery shopping and stocking our fridge with drinks and snacks. Having food on hand made it easy for quick breakfasts and late night s’mores in the microwave. Or if you feel inclined, you can make a fire outside in the fire pit of grill.

170512 Kings Dominion KOA Cabin Smores

3) Comforts of Home

Staying at the Kings Dominion KOA Camp Wilderness Deluxe Cabins is far from roughing it. Each cabin is outfitted with four TVs. No matter the weather, enjoy air conditioning or heat inside the cabins. Stay connected with free Wi-Fi. Plus relax on the outdoor patio with a charcoal grill and picnic table.

170512 Kings Dominion KOA Street Signs

4) FUN Environment

The Kings Dominion KOA Camp Wilderness is outfitted with a pool and playgrounds, and a well stocked clubhouse, complete with games.

Not to mention, the camp ground is adjacent to Kings Dominion and offers a free shuttle to the park. This means you can have FUN at the park all day and come back and relax in your cabin, or even come home for a nice siesta mid-day and go back to the park at night.

170513 Kings Dominion KOA Lodge

We absolutely LOVED staying in the Kings Dominion deluxe cabins and it will be our choice for future visits provided the pricing falls in line with comparable hotels.

170513 Kings Dominion KOA Pool

If you stayed at the Kings Dominion KOA Camp Wilderness Deluxe Cabins, let us know your thoughts below in the comments.

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