Mike Gast

Mike Gast

Guest blogger Mike Gast is Vice President of Communications at Kampgrounds of America, the largest system of family-friendly campgrounds with 485 campsite and RV park camping locations throughout North America.

Stories by Mike Gast

Not Roughing It: Camping with the Creature Comforts

Sep 03, 2013

Leaving the hassle of everyday life seems to be a universal benefit of going on a camping trip. I know I really enjoy the “getaway” aspect of camping. When I’m among the trees, setting up my tent and tending the campfire, I prefer to be “unplugged” from much of my technology at home…or at least […]

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Camp Safety: Choose the Right Camping Safety Gear

Aug 26, 2013

When most folks think of camping, it’s all about fresh air, sunshine and outdoor fun. Unlike back-country camping, where you rough it on your own, campgrounds like those at Kampgrounds of America have amenities like warm showers, swimming pools and a store for those last-minute needs. But even at organized campgrounds like that, keeping safety a […]

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Camping Etiquette According to KOA

Aug 14, 2013

Camping, especially on well-maintained campgrounds, can be a fun, beautiful experience full of adventure. Campers enjoy the outdoors, as well as other campers — many will say that they meet the nicest people during camping trips. At Kampgrounds of America, we make a point of interacting with our campers, and I’ve been told by many […]

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