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RV Parks for the 55+ Crowd

Remember when RVing was more popular among the retirement crowd? It used to be something that people enjoyed once they stepped away from work and wanted to travel the country. But, that’s not how it is any longer. People of all ages are RVing. There are full-time RVers of all different ages out there including entire families traveling the country together. And, while this diversity has created some great RV parks across the country, they may not be exactly what you’re looking for in your retirement years.

Children’s activities, busy pools, and the like might be the last things on your list of what you’re looking for in an RV park. If that’s how you feel, the RV parks below are what you need. They are geared for the over 55 years old crowd:


1. Caliente Springs Resort – California

Caliente Springs Resort is, as stated on the website, for those “55-and-better”. Not only does the resort offer homes and vacation rentals, but they also have spots for all size RVs. It’s a beautiful and quieter setting to enjoy if you’re traveling around the country or if you want to find a place to stay for a while.

Located in Desert Hot Springs, you can enjoy the following amenities an activities:

  • Patio pads
  • Full hook-ups
  • Cable TV
  • Hot mineral pools
  • Tennis
  • Pickleball
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Wi-Fi
  • Golf

There are also plenty of groups that you can choose to get involved with for different activities. You can hike at Joshua Tree and shop at Palm Springs.

2. Uncompahgre River RV Park – Colorado

If you love enjoying nature, this is a great park for you. Located near the Rocky Mountains you can enjoy a serene setting amidst cottonwood trees and the Uncompahgre River. There is tons of great hiking in the area and plenty of day trips that you can take.

There are quaint local shops for your enjoyment, five golf courses along with three wineries nearby, and great freshwater fishing. If you want to step away from the busyness of life and relax, this is the perfect place to go.


3. Water’s Edge RV Resort – Florida

Located between Sarasota and Fort Myers on the Gulf Coast is the Water’s Edge RV Resort. You can take in old Florida charm in the Punta Gorda historic district and enjoy the sub-tropical warm climate. The area is often listed as one of the best places to retire.

This campground is situated on a 20-acre lake. You can enjoy seeing the local wildlife including birds, fish, and reptiles. There are limitless options for activities in the area. You enjoy the resort pool or head to the stunning gulf coast beaches. You can fish in the local estuaries or head out for a deep-sea venture. And, there are plenty of options for entertainment, arts, and even professional sports teams around.


4. Mesa Spirit RV Park – Arizona

Mesa Spirit RV Park is full of options for activities that you can enjoy with others your age. Their website has a long list of options to choose from including:

  • Woodworking
  • Sports Leagues
  • Community Food Groups
  • Zumba
  • Painting Classes
  • Card Games
  • Silversmithing
  • Dancing

The resort is only 30-minutes from Phoenix providing you with easy access to all that the city has to offer as well. You can enjoy the mild winter weather and one of the most popular retirement areas in the country.

5. Mission Bell Trade Winds – Texas

You may have heard that “everything is better in Texas” and Mission Bell Trade Winds looks to make that statement true for retirees looking for an RV park. They have a busy activity schedule that you can participate in including shuffleboard, arts and crafts, and horseshoe pits. They also have a large woodworking shop because there’s no reason you can’t continue to enjoy your activities even though you’re traveling in your RV. The resort also brags the largest floating wood floor in the area for special events and dances.

There are also clubs and groups that you can join like the following:

  • Motorcycle club
  • Bike club
  • Golf league
  • Bowling league
  • Mattress stuffing (make mattresses for the poor in Mexico)
  • Quilting club
  • Billiards league

Get started with the right RV

If you’re ready to start enjoying retirement in an RV, it’s time to find the right RV for you. This could mean downsizing from the family RV you used to travel in or upgrading to one with more of the luxuries that you’re looking for. Either way, Sky River RV can help get you started. Contact us today to start exploring your options.


PASO ROBLES  | 805.226.9292
2525 Theatre Drive
Paso Robles, CA 93446

In Beautiful Wine Country, a short drive from Bakersfield and Fresno.

PISMO BEACH | 805.779.7700
444 So. Dolliver
Pismo Beach, CA 93449

With all of its RV parks and famous Sand Dunes and Beaches.

ATASCADERO | 805.462.2164
1200 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422

Halfway point between Los Angeles and San Francisco and right off the 101.

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