Camping doesn’t have to mean roughing it.
Along with more traditional campgrounds, there are some decked out RV resorts that come with all of the frills. These retreats make you feel like you’re living large.
Most resorts come with the following features:
- Food services
- Recreational activities for the kids
- Stone patios and fire pits
Arizona is home to a large swath of gorgeous deserts and beautiful sunsets.
If you’re craving some warm weather during the cold winter months, most of the state enjoys a nice warm temperature in the mid-seventies.
While you’re there, check out one of the National Wonders, the Grand Canyon, which is large enough to be seen from space.
Get the best of both worlds by checking out these luxury RV resorts in Arizona the next time you’re in the area.
1. Eagle View RV Resort
Eagle View RV Resort at Fort McDowell prides itself on the history of the ancient land it is built upon. Complete with Wi-Fi, full hookups, and showers, you’ll get all the amenities you’re used to at home.
Fort McDowell offers some exhilarating adventures. Adrenaline lovers will feel right at home taking an off-road tour on 28,000 acres of the Yavapai Reservation. Outback adventures will fill up an entire day as you explore the cultural history of the nearby lands and rivers.
Explore the waters in kayaks, rafts, tubes, or paddle boards. You can also explore the desert on horseback or from the comfort of a Segway.
You don’t have to leave the facility for entertainment. Enjoy the on-site pools, billiards rooms, a library, and casino as you take time off to relax.
Let your dogs enjoy the great outdoors in the complimentary dog run as you play a game of badminton or basketball.
2. Havasu RV Resort
Havasu RV Resort is a highly accredited facility in the Colorado River Valley. Located in Lake Havasu City, the park has 398 available lots that are all in high demand starting in May and going through September.
Havasu received Woodall’s highest rating of 5W/5W in 2009.
This rating means that the park scored well for available facilities and recreation, and is considered a gold star in the RV world.
The resort features a clubhouse for owners to socialize in, two outdoor pools equipped with jacuzzis, and putting greens to enjoy an excellent game of golf.
Havasu’s activity center is home to special events like the Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner. When there’s not something special going on, you can check out the free library or lounge during your downtime.
Stay fit by taking advantage of the exercise room, dancing classes, or walking paths.
Many other desert attractions are a short drive away. If you want to check out the Hoover Dam, Las Vegas, or Route 66, they’re all a short drive away from this facility.
3. Palm Creek Golf And RV Resort
Palm Creek Golf and RV Resort is specifically tailored for the 55+ community. The resort boasts of an active social network paired with world-class amenities.
Palm Creek hosts many sports facilities. You’ll find three swimming pools, tennis courts, gaming rooms, a fitness center, a ballroom for group gatherings, and several meal options.
The resort also features a Par 3 Championship Golf Course open for most of the day. These executive style courses include lush landscaping, a creek that crosses over one of the fairways, and two lakes for a great golfing environment. If you don’t have golf clubs, you’ll still be able to play to your heart’s content.
There are more than 165 activities going on each week, so there’s sure to be something for you.
One of the more unique activities includes a monthly craft fair. This fair brings in 200 vendors each month selling handmade art, clothing, jewelry, and more. Other activities include tennis, pickleball, pottery classes, art workshops, and woodworking.
4. Superstition Sunrise RV Resort
Superstition Sunrise RV Resort is located just off of Highway 60 and features a 45,000 square feet recreation complex.
Superstition Sunrise offers a variety of fitness and art classes. If you’re looking for a workout, check out Latin Dancing or Swimnastics. Or, if you’re feeling artsy, you can stop in for an afternoon of gourd painting or learn how to make some ceramics.
There’s plenty of opportunities to socialize with other residents in any of the on-site clubs. Join the comedy club for a night of laughter, or check in with the garden club to get some tips and tricks on growing plants in the desert climate. You can also play any number of games like bridge or bingo in the activities hall.
Need a little TLC? You can check in at the spa to relax or schedule a massage to work out some kinks.
Feel free to visit any of the nearby casinos, dining options, golf courses, national parks, and shopping malls. You can join the rest of the facility for casino trips, dinner shows, or organized tours.
5. Voyager Hotel And RV Resort
Voyager Hotel and RV Resort tries to offer an experience that goes beyond taking a vacation. Year-round residents help add to the feeling of being part of a community.
There are more than 1,500 RV spaces all with full hookup options and free DSL internet, so you can stop in and refresh your vehicle.
Voyager offers some high-class facilities. These include a hotel, credit union, nine-hole golf course, computer center, card rooms, craft rooms, sports and fitness areas, and much more.
There’s also a weekly concert series that goes from the beginning of January through the end of March, so you’ll never be bored.
On-site services include salon, massage and physical therapy, health clinic, and pet grooming.
To Wrap It Up…
If you want the experience of camping in an RV, but don’t feel like taking the more rugged route, these retreats are a great place to refresh yourself during your vacation.
The next time you find yourself in Arizona, treat yourself to a stay at one of these resorts.