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Old 06-12-2014, 08:13 PM   #1
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Help us with first winter trip to South Texas and AZ.

We are going to try Texas and Arizona instead of Florida this January through mid March and we have never traveled that direction so I would like recommendation on some nice full service RV parks for a 43 ft. coach. I have looked at Long Island Village in Port Isabel Texas, and Lazydays in Tucson AZ. We do like sightseeing and we also like warm weather. We would appreciate any input and recommendations.

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Old 06-12-2014, 08:18 PM   #2
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I can't help, but we are planning on leaving MN and heading to TX, NM, and AZ Jan-Mar, so am interested in the responses. Also interested in BLM stays.

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Old 06-12-2014, 08:29 PM   #3
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Lazydays in Tucson is now a KOA, I believe. It would have a long site for you. You'd be kind of close to the interstate and in the midst of the RV dealer if that's o.k. with you. Not sure what kind of planned activities you want.

Another popular one in Tucson is Voyager. It would have all the activities you'd want including tennis and pickleball.
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:35 PM   #4
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During the winter any place on or below Hwy 290 (Austin to Kerrville) will have lots of good weather...a little cool in Jan-Feb, but no snow or ice. There are many great RV parks in K'ville, Boerne, San Antonio and the valley, ie the Brownsville area.

This is considered one of the best in the Kerrville area.

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Try south of Parker Dam CA/AZ on the Colorado River Very nice area, have over 10 winters in this area.
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You will love Tucson so much to do. I would stay out of the main noise traffic area of the camp ground you talked. There are many that are quiet and still near all the action plus several have lots of activities from sports to dances to casinos to sightseeing. Just look on the internet for pics of the parks and descriptions. Come back with what you like to do. The park you noted is OK but there are better and cheaper with roomier sites.

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I like Parker, but I live there.
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I vote for Voyager RV Resort in Tucson AZ lots of activities plus 3 pools 2 hot tubes. And lots to see outside the park!
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Help us with first winter trip to South Texas and AZ

Rincon Valley West in Tucson, Valley del Oro in Mesa outside Phoenix. Both are full service, full (and I do mean FULL) activity resort style parks. Both cities have more expensive and also cheaper places to stay. Some research online should help you find what would suit your style and pocketbook best. Book soon as some of these places fill early.
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My husband & I stayed overnight at Rincon Valley West in Oct on our way to Mesa Regal RV Resort for the winter where we did work camping. We really liked Rincon Valley West, but we were there way before the season started. Mesa Regal is a Cal Am RV Resort. Cal-Am has several resorts in the Mesa area including Valley del Oro as mentioned by RV8. It was much, much more affordable than the RV resort we stayed in Ft. Myers, FL the year before with great amenities and LOT'S of activities!! The website is

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Forgot to mention that we have a 43 foot class A RV. The spaces were tight, but we did not make reservations until Sept. They were pretty much full by then.

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freen03, We stayed in the Lazydays KOA in Tucson in Feb 2014. It was one of the nicest KOA we have been in. You can see pictures of the KOA and activities we did in the area on our blog:


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Old 06-27-2014, 05:51 AM   #13
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Pt. Isabel will be cold wet and very windy in winter not to mention it's 25 miles from "anywhere". Most will stay from Harlingen west to McAllen. Zillions of parks
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We have been to both the Rio Grande Valley and to Mesa. We stayed in Apache Junction last year and had a great time. People in the valley and Apache Junction were real friendly but more so in Apache Junction. There was a lot more to do and see in AJ. RGV has Mexico closer. If that is what you are looking for. But we enjoyed AJ more than the RGV and the weather was better out in AJ. Just our opinion

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