Looking to escape the cold? The road is calling this winter. Whether you’re looking to stay near a beach or explore scenic desert landscapes, these winter RV parks offer recreation, amenities, and serious relaxation. Here’s where snowbirds will want to head this winter.
A calming oceanside oasis awaits you at South Carlsbad State Beach. Overlooking the beautiful Pacific, the park has solid offerings like a market, cafe, showers, and, of course, prime access to the beach down below. Because of its scenic location, the beach is reservation-only, so be sure to make arrangements before heading there.
Want to camp directly on the water? Campland on the Bay is a dream location for those wanting beach access, ample amenities, and plenty of entertainment during their stay. Park offerings include laundry facilities, an ice cream shop, restaurant, live music, an arcade, and a swimming pool. Plus, pooches are more than welcome at Campland, so feel free to include your four legged friends on the trip.
This resort-style park is designed for RV-ers who are looking for serious fun in a luxurious environment. The list of amenities at Mesa Regal is endless; from pools and spas to poker nights, afternoon happy hours, and on-site massages. There are also dozens of social clubs and groups for whatever piques your interest, a co-ed beauty salon, and even non-denominational worship services available. Bottom line: This park truly has something for everyone.
Desert’s Edge is just 15 minutes from downtown Phoenix and 10 minutes from Scottsdale, making the site centrally located to entertainment and activities. The family-friendly park boasts 220 RV sites with 30 and 50 amp hookups, concrete patios, and picnic tables. Amenities include a heated pool and hot tub, two dog parks, laundry facilities, and a newly renovated barbecue area. Visitors praise Desert’s Edge for its cleanliness, landscaping, and location, and there are discounts for long term stays.
With an average January high temperature hovering around 72 degrees, the Fort Myers area is an ultra desirable winter destination for RV-ers. At Cypress Trail, you’ll find large 35’ x 90’ lot spaces with enhanced hookups and hardwired internet, plus a 12,000 square foot state-of-the-art clubhouse. Other amenities include multiple gaming courts, a massive aquatic center, nature preserve, and two private lakes.
Located on the Emerald Coast in Miramar Beach, Camping on the Gulf offers visitors a chance to wake up quite literally on the beach. Choose a Beach Front site on the sand for premium beach access (note: pets are not allowed and these sites do not offer sewer hookups). Pet-friendly sites with full hookups are still steps from the sand and feature gorgeous water views. When you’re wanting a break from the beach, there are multiple pools and a hot tub available, plus a community room with activities. Modern and clean laundry facilities are offered on site as well.
Formally known as “La Hacienda,” this Austin park is regularly named one of the best RV resorts in the US, and it’s easy to see why. There are multiple site options for visitors, including back-in and pull-thru spaces with full hookups. Special features include multiple pools, a mini golf course, dog parks, and playground. For even more fun, the on site events pavilion regularly hosts karaoke, potlucks, and movie nights.
How about a winter RV park at the beach? This Galveston oceanfront park offers picture perfect beach front camping with 65 full hookup sites, clean bathrooms, and laundry facilities. Each spot has a picnic table and barbecue pit that are perfect for entertaining. Free wireless internet is available, making working from the road easier than ever for RV-ers.
Conveniently located just 2 hours north of El Paso, Texas, this resort boasts 140 full hookup sites on the largest lake in New Mexico. An onsite swimming pool, hot tub, fitness room, and gaming courts are available to guests, along with laundry, a dumping station, and dog runs. Area activities include Geronimo Springs Museum, hot mineral baths, and, of course, water sports on the lake.
This Albuquerque-area park is, as the name suggests, located right on historic Route 66. Here you’ll find 100 full service sites with picnic tables and fire rings, laundry facilities, showers, and an exercise room. RV-ers looking for entertainment will find no shortage here: the Route 66 Casino Hotel is next door, and the park itself is hopping with activities; from pickleball courts to a resort-style pool with cabana. For a winter RV park, this one is tough to beat.