Go Back   iRV2 Forums > CAMPING, TRAVEL and TRIP PLANNING > Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-05-2015, 06:20 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Florida
Posts: 16
Wintering in Arizona

Looking for a place to winter in Arizona that has cooler temps. Not necessarily freezing but in the 40-50's at night. Based on what I've read thus far, leaning toward the Yuma, Benson area but not sure of the temps. Any suggestions as to area's and RV parks in those area's would be appreciated.

Straycat2161 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 08-05-2015, 06:38 PM   #2
Senior Member
Ret Syntst's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 202
We've stayed in Yuma for the past 3 years and the weather has been wonderful. The only 'cold' time is the last few weeks of Dec into the middle of Jan. Cool as in about 65 - 70 during the day and 40 at night. It starts to get hot around the middle of March - 80 to 90 during the day and 60 at night. Benson may be considerably colder because of the elevation. We've stopped there in Dec and experienced frost during the night.

2002 Dutch Star
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Ret Syntst is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2015, 07:04 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Enjoying the Western States!
Posts: 4,060
You mentioned Yuma which is the warmest in winter and Benson which is probably the coolest winter destination for snowbirders. We've stayed in both. Benson can get a light dusting of snow occasionally but will melt by mid-late morning. The days are pleasant.

They are completely different - depends on your needs. Yuma has more shopping and since it's a big agricultural area, can get blowing dust. It has more traffic. Benson is a laid-back western town and has a WalMart & Safeway plus small stores. If you like to do some 4-wheeling or hiking or birding, Benson has it all nearby. We're kind of partial to Benson as it was our winter roost for 10 years. We stayed at the Escapees RV Park which runs a weekly special for non-members to try it out. It's a beautiful park with friendly folks and lots of activities in the clubhouse.

Full-timed for 16 Years
. . . Back in S&B Again
Traveled in a 2004 Newmar Dutch Star 40' Diesel
twogypsies is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2015, 09:56 AM   #4
Senior Member
OLYLEN's Avatar
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Olympia, Wa
Posts: 1,524
Why limit your self to one place, Phoenix, Mesa, Tucson, Yuma and maybe a 100 more with the temps you want. All havemany good parks, try them all.

2004 Clss C 31' Winnebgo
OLYLEN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2015, 10:33 AM   #5
Senior Member
datrbone8's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 852
Yuma is a cultural wasteland. There is so much more to do in Tucson
1998 Newmar Dutch Star, 3126B Cat/ Freightliner
2003 Honda Element
" Don't let the same dog bite you twice "
datrbone8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2015, 08:02 AM   #6
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 718

Come to Surprise. You will be Surprised?? Sorry for the pun. Happy Trails park. Happening place with every interest you could have. About 10 miles of 55 and older developments. Way to much fun and close to everything. Just my two cents

FLYING BUTCH is offline   Reply With Quote

arizona, winter

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wintering in Az. lakewoodpaul Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 14 05-09-2015 12:07 PM
Arizona road tax on vehicles with 3 axles or over 26,000 lbs tednruthy Class A Motorhome Discussions 9 02-14-2015 07:50 PM
Arizona for RVers cucotx Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 6 05-04-2014 02:54 PM
Wintering in Arizona bruc Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 1 04-03-2014 03:55 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:47 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.