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KOA Campgrounds in Missouri

Coachlight is proud to be a part of the Route 66 RV Network. As a member we can offer out customers membership in various programs that help to ensure all your travels as successful as possible. Among which is the RV Club, which is a program that offers discounts on various services, on of which is a 10% discount at all KOA campgrounds. You must show proof of current membership at check in, in order to receive the discount. Listed below are all of the KOA campgrounds in Missouri. Branson Less than half a mile from the Branson strip, this campground offers RV sites, cabins, tents and extended stays. The staff can help you find discounted show and attraction tickets. Plus there is a pool with . . . Read more

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Where to Camp for Fourth of July

If you are planning to be in Carthage, Missouri for the fourth, you may want to consider staying a few nights or parking your camper at our RV Park, then drive on over to the cities firework celebration. From 4pm to 11pm there will be a wonderful firework show at Carthage Municipal Park, 2000 Oak Street Carthage, Missouri 64836 United States. You are encouraged to bring your friends and family to Carthage Municipal Park on the historic Route 66 to enjoy the festivities. Be sure to tune into 95.1 MIKE FM to listen to the patriotic music with the choreographed display. Check out more info, here.       Coachlight RV Sales features an adjoining 80 site recreational vehicle park consisting . . . Read more

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Best RV Weekend Getaways

Best RV Weekend Getaways Summer is fast approaching and we’re all itching to get out and enjoy the outdoors!  There are so many different places to go and see in Missouri that you could spend your whole summer traveling the state.  But if you are just looking for a nice place to visit for a weekend, we’ve got the best places to “get away” to. Check out these top weekend getaways in Missouri for 2017. Branson, MO There’s no doubt that Branson is a top tourist destination in Missouri, but there are places you can go and visit that don’t have to deal with the hustle and bustle of the crowded shows and  shopping districts. Hercules Glades Wilderness . . . Read more

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Must Download Travel Apps 2017

There are hundreds of travel apps out there to help you with all aspects of your travels. We’ve got a list of the top apps to download this year. SAS Survival Guide- this app has all the information you need to survive out in the wilderness in case you get stranded.  It shows you how to start a fire, how to signal with Morse code, how to change a flat tire, and hundreds of other survival skills.  This app is a must have when traveling alone or with your family. Yuggler- this is a new app that can help tremendously if you are traveling with kids.  It uses your location and lists all the kid-friendly things to do near you.  All searches include photos and tips from other . . . Read more

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Top Travel Destinations on Route 66

The famous Route 66 is traveled by thousands every year.  “America’s Highway” stretches from Chicago to Los Angeles and is an approximate 2,400 miles; that’s a lot of highway to travel. Many people choose to take the route in sections, traveling only a few hundred miles at a time.  Others drive from start to finish without stopping, but for some, stopping at the roadside attractions along the way is half the fun.  We’ve got a list of some of the top destinations along Route 66. U-Drop Inn at the intersection of Route 66 and Route 83 in Shamrock. TX.  The U-Drop Inn is one of the most recognizable structures along Route 66 and is featured . . . Read more

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Must See RV Campgrounds Around Missouri in 2017

In any state you travel to there are typically hundreds of different campgrounds available for you to stay at. So how do you pick the best ones? We’ve compiled a short list of some of the must see RV campgrounds in Missouri for 2017 based on customer reviews and attractions. America’s Best Campground- Located just outside of popular tourist destination Branson, MO, America’s Best Campground features top amenities, great customer service, and plenty of perks.  There are 136 pull thru RV sites. All sites have concrete patios, BBQ grills, and picnic tables for your use. Amenities include a sparkling pool and spa, laundry facilities, clean shower . . . Read more

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Tips to Winterize your RV

It won't be long before winter is here and you begin to put your RV's to rest for the season.  But before you send them off to storage there are a few things you have to take care of first. Here is a detailed list from the KOA about how to get your RV ready for winter.  Winterizing Checklist: Non toxic RV antifreeze- 2 to 3 gallons is usually enough Water heater bypass kit Wand to clean holding tanks Water pump converter kit, or tubing line to connect to inlet side of water pump Hand tools to remove drain plugs Once you have all your supplies complete the following steps: (refer to owner’s manual for location of all components) Remove and bypass the inline water filters Drain . . . Read more

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Haunted or Hoax? Missouri’s Most Chilling Spots

In the spirit of Halloween, we thought we would explore some of the most haunted places in Missouri. Each story unique in its own way, we will let you decide if you believe these places are truly haunted or if it is all a hoax.  The Black Carriage of Overton Overton Landing was a small farm community on the Missouri River and home to the tale of the Black Carriage of Overton. Bob Dyer, a folklorist, told the story of an old couple that had a house overlooking the river in which they rented rooms out to travelers. The tale explains that one night a wealthy traveler stopped by for a room. The old couple noticed that he had gold and silver and decided to murder him, taking all of his money. . . . Read more

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