People wishing to enjoy a temperate climate without spending a fortune have many choices in the state of Arizona. One of the most economical choices is to live in a trailer in a resort community for people over 55 years of age. Buyers are drawn to the healthy and enjoyable lifestyle offered in these resident-owned communities.
Superstition Sunrise Luxury RV Resort
Superstition Sunrise Luxury RV Resort (azrvresort.com) has recreational and educational facilities with a full calendar of classes, games, sports and special events. Heated indoor and outdoor pools, a library, computer lab, wireless Internet, golf driving range and putting green are available to residents. Year-round recreation coordinators organize dance classes, card games, holiday dinners, theater and comedy shows, among other activities. Male residents play on a softball team called the Sunrays.
Rincon Country RV Resorts East and West
Rincon Country RV Resorts (rinconcountry.com) was rated America's number one RV resort in 2007 by Trailer Life and Woodall's. Within the property, residents enjoy educational, crafting and exercise classes, outdoor pools, bingo and live entertainment. Popular attractions around Tucson include museums, skiing, hiking trails, biking, hot air balloon rides and bird watching. Some residents perform community service with the local food bank or Habitat for Humanity. Pet owners incorporate their animals into holiday events such as the annual Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest.
Juniper Ridge RV Resort and Country Club
Juniper Ridge (juniperridgeresort.com), located in Arizona's White Mountains, is ideal for active people who prefer a cooler summer. Due to the higher elevation, temperatures at Juniper are 20 to 25 degrees cooler than other places in Arizona. The resort offers a sense of community with dinner parties, concerts and dances. Activities directors and resident volunteers also organize special events such as the 4th of July Parade, a spaghetti feast, a resort Olympics in which residents compete for prizes, a Thrift Shop Ball and an annual variety show.
More on Arizona and Resident-Owned Resorts
RV owners from all parts of the United States and Canada converge in Arizona for a short rest or to set up a new home. The pleasant, allergy-friendly climate is so conducive to outdoor activities that residents find it easy to remain active all year round. All resorts offer a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities such as computer classes, softball leagues and exercise classes.
Terri Carr has been writing since 2008, covering lifestyle subjects such as yoga, nutrition, travel and pet care. Her credits include "Senior Connections" newspaper and press releases for nonprofit community organizations. Carr studied liberal arts at the University of Rhode Island.