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Tucson LazyDays KOA Campground Review

When spending time on the road many times you will find campsite after campsite that is welcoming but not quite like home away from home.   But when you drive through Tucson, there is a mecca filled with winter bird campers and long term campers which create a home away from home.

With only tent sites available on the facility, we were fortunate to find a site, however when we arrived we were so excited by the facilities we extended our stay by a day.  

Office staff immediately greeted us and let us know about the facilities, which happened to feature a mini golf course, an indoor events facility, 2 swimming pools and hot tubs, an indoor recreation area and multiple on camp fire chinineas.  In addition there was a fishing pond and dog park area.

Each of the 4 campsites were considered to be regular campsites instead of upgrade sites but when we arrived it was the most delux sites we had encountered along the way.  

Pad sites were large and the first to actually accommodate our large tent and the ground was u like any we had seen before at a site.   The soft mulch was similar to that of a modern day playground and made for a much more comfortable sleep over the two days we were there.

In addition to the standard picnic table of most facilities, this campground offered a kitchen facility at each campsite including a large copper sink and food storage as well as electricity and overhead lighting in the pergola designed to allow shade from the harsh Arizona sun.  

It was the closest thing to glamping we had encountered by far!  

Then as an added bonus, fresh fruit trees abounded ready for the picking.  The front desk informed us of the allowance to pick what you want as everything was in season!  An amazing treat on the road!

We spent many hours at the pool facility, enjoyed amazing neighbors, used the wifi and even did a load of laundry while in Tucson.  The facility really was like a home away from home on the road.  


If the scale went higher we would rank it more Bunnies.  There were no real areas we could see for improvement.  Staff was very accommodating, long term and short term residents of the facility were amazing and this was a desert oasis like no other! 

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