Staying at an age-restricted RV resort is something that many retirees dream of when they get ready to hit the road in their RVs. Senior RV parks — sometimes called active lifestyle resorts — cater to the 55 and older crowd. Some of these luxury RV resorts turn a vacation into an adventure because they offer guests more than a traditional RV park. Most senior RV resorts have on-site amenities such as resort-style pools and spas, and many of these resorts have golf and other active-lifestyle activities either on the property or nearby. If you are 55 and older and you hope to find an RV park that’s more than a place to park your rig, check out some of the top-rated senior RV parks in the country.
8 Senior RV Parks Worth Visiting
1. Palm Creek Golf and RV Resort, Casa Grande, Arizona
If you want to escape the cold during the winter, consider spending time in Arizona. Arizona’s temperate winter weather and sunny skies draw in seasonal visitors looking for a place to hike, walk, sit by the pool, participate in organized sports, and socialize with other people ages 55 and older. Palm Creek Golf and RV Resort, located about an hour south of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, caters to seniors who want to stay for a short trip or rent a long-term space. This resort has park model homes and large and spacious RV sites as well as several lakes, a pool, walking trails, a golf course, and a sports complex.
2. Uncompahgre River RV Park, Olathe, Colorado
Drone photo of the quaint town of Ouray!
Western Colorado is nothing short of stunning. The mountains in the area create a scenic backdrop and provide hours of adventure. Uncompahgre River RV Park is near destinations like Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, the Curecanti National Recreation Area, and Ouray, a mountain town nicknamed the Switzerland of America. Uncompahgre River RV Park has plenty of amenities. Still, with so many outdoor places to explore nearby, you might find yourself lounging riverside or driving to check out some of Colorado’s ghost towns or alpine lakes. If you aren’t quite 55, don’t worry. This senior RV park caters to guests 50 and older.
3. Traverse Bay RV Resort, Williamsburg, Michigan
Traverse Bay RV Resort, located just outside of Traverse City, Michigan, is one of the premier RV parks in Northwest Lower Michigan. This 55 and older RV resort gives guests more than enough options for recreation with activities like golfing, hiking, biking, fishing, and much more. RVers park their rigs in large, oversized lots and have access to full hookups and plenty of amenities, and the park ensures that every guest has as many of the comforts of home as possible.
4. Lakewood RV Resort, Hendersonville, North Carolina
If a mountain-setting senior RV resort is on your list of places to stay, add Lakewood RV Resort, located in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, to the top of your list. The RV resort provides its guests with full-hookup sites in either pull-through or back-in spaces, and it offers discounts to seniors who are members of prominent discount clubs such as Good Sam’s Club and FMCA. If you want amenities, Lakewood RV Resort has an on-site gym, planned activities, live music, and fun games like horseshoes and shuffleboard.
5. Caliente Springs Resort, Desert Hot Springs, California
Did you know? Caliente Springs first opened in 1986. The southern half of the resort, including the clubhouse as well as…
RVers who want an active lifestyle resort will love the amenities at Caliente Springs Resort. Caliente Springs has pickleball, water sports, golf, tennis, and more. A bonus? This park is located minutes away from Palm Springs and less than an hour from Joshua Tree National Park. This park serves the 55-and-older crowd and has RV sites for different size rigs, whether big or small.
6. Gold Canyon RV Resort, Gold Canyon, Arizona
Finding a way to enjoy the great outdoors while safely social distancing. Our guests hit the course for a day on the greens at Pueblo El Mirage RV & Golf Resort.
Stay near where the action takes place when you park your RV at Gold Canyon RV Resort. Gold Canyon is a planned active lifestyle community with everything from park model homes to large pull-through sites with large patios and full hookups. This senior RV resort is also a golf resort, and the social and service amenities are unbeatable. Since Gold Canyon is located just east of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, RVers will find entertainment, shopping, and access to adventure, all within an hour’s drive.
7. Sunflower RV Resort, Surprise, Arizona
Arizona is a popular destination for winter or seasonal guests because of its inviting weather between November and May. For some members of the 55 and older community, activities that support an active lifestyle are a top priority. Sunflower RV Resort, located west of Phoenix, has everything from pickleball and tennis to an on-site salon and spa. If relaxation is more your style, opt to sit by the large pool, sign up for arts and crafts, or sip a drink at the poolside tiki bar.
8. Water’s Edge RV Resort, Punta Gorda, Florida
No matter the time of year, Florida is always an excellent option for RVers looking for a warm climate. All RV sites at Water’s Edge have full hookups, and RV guests have access to the laundry room, restrooms, pool, and the fishing lake. This resort has options for full-time ownership or short-term stays, so it’s possible to stay for a few days or a few months. If you visit during the peak season and want something to do, expect a packed calendar of events to keep you busy every day.
Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway in your Outdoorsy RV rental or a long-term trip in your very own RV, these eight senior RV parks have all you need. With activities galore, you’ll never be short of a good time.