Winter Differently: Venice, Florida

If you’re looking for beautiful weather and a spectacular shoreline, look no further than Venice, Florida. Lovingly known as the shark tooth capital of the world, the Venice area features colorful Italian-Renaissance buildings and Mediterranean style shopping areas.  It is also home and nearby to three picturesque Encore RV Resorts! Schedule some time to escape the cold and Winter Differently this year at Ramblers Rest RV Resort, Royal Coachman RV Resort, or Harbor Lakes RV Resort.

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort is an all-age RV park in Florida located along the Myakka River in Venice. You’ll find the best of both worlds in Ramblers Rest’s tranquil, wooded RV resort setting, where you’re still just minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Sarasota. Not only does the Myakka River run along the RV park, but Ramblers Rest in Florida is also just minutes away from the Gulf of Mexico, where one can find shark’s teeth galore!

At Ramblers Rest RV Resort, there’s plenty to do whether you like to go-go-go or take it nice and easy. In nearby Venice and Sarasota, you’ll find a wide variety of fine dining, shopping, golfing, boating, and live entertainment within easy reach. This RV park in Florida offers a full calendar of activities and numerous amenities to entertain you throughout your stay. Make plans today to escape the winter’s chill and warm up to life at Ramblers Rest. Additionally, Ramblers Rest just received numerous updates and upgrades, including a fun splash park for all ages.

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort, one of the finest and highest rated RV resorts in the nation, awaits your arrival. This incredible, scenic RV park in Florida offers every possible amenity and is only minutes away from the best beaches and local attractions. Outstanding activities, hospitality and service are among the many attributes of this RV park — the only thing missing is you in coastal Florida. Visit us at Royal Coachman and see why our RV resort consistently rates among the country’s best.

At Royal Coachman RV Resort, the staff is friendly and knowledgeable about every aspect of our property. So whether you need directions to one of the local hot-spots, or you need assistance with our on-site amenities and activities, they are all there to make your stay the best it can be.

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Discover a relaxing, tropical lifestyle on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Encore’s Harbor Lakes RV Resort is close to shopping, beaches, restaurants, game fishing, dinner theatres and golf courses. Harbor Lakes offers the perfect combination of quiet beauty, lively activity and friends to share it with.

Guests at Harbor Lakes RV Resort have the luxury of wide streets and beautiful landscaping, and plenty of modern amenities. You can enjoy many coordinated activities including potlucks, line dancing, co-ed water aerobics, and sightseeing tours. Winter Differently in Port Charlotte and Harbor Lakes RV Resort!

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Avoid the Winter chill and soak up the sun this year!

 

Winter Differently: Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Region

Are you one to fully embrace the winter weather and all that comes with it? Rather than heading south for the winter, picture yourself among a winter wonderland, taking on some of the best slopes in the country. Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada region happily welcome the change of season and offer 22,060 skiable acres. If snow sports aren’t your thing, the area also offers a plethora of live entertainment, cabaret shows, gaming, art galleries, après-ski activities, fine dining and plenty of fun.

Make Thousand Trails campgrounds and Encore RV Resorts your home base as you explore the area and choose to Winter Differently this season.

Snowflower RV Resort

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Snowflower RV Resort

Snowflower RV Resort

Snowflower RV Resort

Snowflower RV Resort is located in the Sierras on I-80 at exit 160. Elevations at this Sierra Nevada RV campground range from 5,800 to 6,150 ft. We feature a 23-acre lake with stocked trout, and canoe and paddle boat rentals. You will see a wide selection of wildlife at Snowflower RV Resort, with the occasional bear (caution!), deer, raccoons, birds & bobcats. Marvel at the absolutely spectacular sunsets and sunrises overlooking Six Mile Valley—the very valley our early settlers used. They may even have camped in the same spot as you!

You are welcome to bring your ATVs, but please don’t disturb the guests and wildlife at our Sierra Nevada RV campground. There are no trails in the preserve, but access is easy to miles and miles of dirt roads on Forest Service lands. If it’s snow fun you’ve come for, you can enjoy snowmobiling, cross country skiing, ice skating, ski jumps and dog sledding. During the summer months, Thousand Trails’ Snowflower RV Resort strives to offer a range of fun-filled and adventurous activities including trout fishing, kayaking, swimming, hiking and biking.

Tahoe Valley RV Resort

Tahoe Valley RV Resort

Tahoe Valley RV Resort

Sunny summer shores and snowy summits await at Tahoe Valley RV Resort! Whether you prefer the luxuries of a cabin or the homey feeling of your own RV, you’ll be surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of towering pines and mountain vistas at Tahoe Valley RV Resort. Guests can enjoy the beaches or a stroll by the river from this South Lake Tahoe RV park. When you’ve finished playing and relaxing in the great outdoors or taking on the slopes, the fabulous casinos of Stateline, Nevada, offer world famous dining and casino night life for your pleasure.

Encore’s Tahoe Valley RV Resort offers something for everyone. Bring the whole family to a Lake Tahoe RV park. Some call it camping. We call it fun!

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

At Lake of the Springs RV Resort, every guest is welcomed with a smile and a friendly wave. Recognized as a top RV camp in California, our friendly staff is here to provide you with excellent customer service, so please do not hesitate to ask for assistance. Lake of the Springs RV campground in the California wilderness is your home in the great outdoors.

Lake of the Springs RV Resort is a 950-acre campground nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains on the fringe of the Sacramento Valley. This expansive RV campground in California boasts a private, 120-acre lake with great fishing, swimming and boating. If you don’t have a boat, you can rent one of our patio boats and take the entire family out for a day of sunshine. Sit back, relax and simply enjoy all the wildlife including deer and wild turkeys that roam the preserve.

 

Winter Differently: Crystal River, Florida

Home to numerous state parks and exciting wildlife, Crystal River, Florida, is a great place to Winter Differently and escape the cold front that takes over the north each year. Active outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of excitement from kayaking the river and nature lovers are given numerous options when it comes to trails and wildlife refuges to explore.  Crystal Isles RV Resort can be your home base while you explore all the area has to offer!

Enjoy a beautiful RV resort on Florida’s scenic West Coast and indulge in the nearby Gulf beaches, shopping, restaurants, golf courses, and fishing. Crystal Isles RV Resort lets you create the perfect blend of peace, pleasure and play for the Florida RV vacation you have been dreaming of. Hit a golf ball, stroll on the wide beaches, rent a boat, catch a fish in local streams and lakes, or visit nearby King’s Bay to swim with a manatee – it’s all waiting for you! (Yes, we said swim with a manatee!)

Crystal Isles RV Resort offers a wonderful experience for the whole family!

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Choose to Winter Differently this year and enjoy a Florida vacation!

 

 

 

 

 

Winter Differently: Leavenworth, Washington

Not sure if you’re a snowbird? Try out the opposite and spend Winter where the snow is plentiful!

Leavenworth RV Campground

Leavenworth RV Campground

Easily one of the most beautiful and quaint towns in the Pacific Northwest, Leavenworth is the ideal spot to spend some time this winter if you’re a lover of all things that celebrate the season. The downtown area is lovingly referred to as “Little Bavaria,” complete with standard German architecture and countless Christmas celebrations, including over half a million Christmas lights and carolers galore!

If you’re looking for a snow-filled getaway, Thousand Trails Leavenworth RV Campground is the perfect spot. The beautiful Cascade Mountains provide the perfect backdrop to relax or enjoy numerous recreational activities in the alpine setting of the Thousand Trails Leavenworth RV Campground. At this special RV camp in Washington, 300 acres of beautiful forests and meadows await. During the winter months you’ll be able to ride your snowmobile directly across the street to over 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. You can cross country ski, snowshoe, and sled down hills that are all located right here!

Leavenworth RV Campground

Leavenworth RV Campground

The Leavenworth RV Campground is located just 29 miles from the Steven’s Pass Ski Resort. Ice fishing is available at Fish Lake located four miles from the resort. Each year, two to three million people visit the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth, located 17 miles from the campground. The village is world famous for its Bavarian architecture, seasonal festivals, unique German restaurants, specialty shops and art galleries.

Winter Differently this year and hit the season full on – at the Leavenworth RV Campground!

Leavenworth RV Campground

Leavenworth RV Campground

Leavenworth RV Campground

Leavenworth RV Campground

Learn a bit more about all that Leavenworth has to offer below!

 

Winter Differently: Casa Grande, Arizona

Perfectly nestled between Phoenix and Tucson, Casa Grande, Arizona, is the perfect place to be for the winter season. It is rich in cultural history and boasts gorgeous temperatures during the cooler months, which brings nearly 20,000 snowbirds down to bask in the sunshine each year.

Encore RV Resorts has three locations in Casa Grande to keep you warm this winter. Plan a trip to Fiesta Grande RV Resort, Casita Verde RV Resort or Foothills West RV Resort, just don’t forget the sunscreen!

Fiesta Grande RV Resort

Fiesta Grande RV Resort

Fiesta Grande RV Resort

Fiesta Grande RV Resort

Fiesta Grande RV Resort

Fiesta Grande RV Resort is an age-qualified community centrally located between Phoenix and Tucson near the Interstate. A fun and friendly community, this RV resort in Casa Grande has its visitors’ wants and needs in mind, and amenities to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay.

At Encore’s Fiesta Grande RV Resort, guests enjoy a spacious lounging area among the peaceful palms, and a gleaming wood parquet dance floor that hosts top-notch entertainers. Fiesta Grande boasts over 22,000 square feet of recreational facilities. The community’s full-time Activity Coordinator delivers a diverse program of dances, classes, dinners, tours, golf, and craft projects.

Fiesta Grande RV Resort is within the city limits of Casa Grande, a location that affords residents the protection of city fire, police, and EMT services. It is within easy walking distance of a medical center, grocery stores, banks, restaurants, shopping centers, Sam’s Club, K-Mart, Wal-Mart, and Home Depot.

Casita Verde RV Resort

Casita Verde RV Resort

Casita Verde RV Resort

Casita Verde RV Resort

Casita Verde RV Resort

Casita Verde RV Resort offers reasonable prices and the relaxed atmosphere you have been looking for in an Encore RV Resort. Casita Verde is a friendly age-qualified RV resort in Casa Grande surrounded by beautiful desert scenery. The RV community is located between Phoenix and Tucson in Arizona.

It is easy to be a part of Casita Verde RV Resort where friends and fun meet during Monday morning coffee hour, dances, Bingo, and billiards. This RV resort in Casa Grande offers low cost RV storage on a monthly (3-month minimum) or yearly basis.

Foothills West RV Resort

Foothills West RV Resort

Foothills West RV Resort

Foothills West RV Resort

Foothills West RV Resort

Foothills West RV Resort is an age-qualified boutique style resort. There are pet-friendly sites set aside for owners.

If you are looking for a friendly, relaxed atmosphere in a quiet neighborhood, then Foothills West RV Resort is the place to be. Nestled in a quiet, rural area of Pinal County, the RV resort’s ideal location is just minutes from Interstate 10, and a short drive to all that Phoenix has to offer or the many sights of Tucson.

During the winter season, Foothills West RV Resort offers many activities, clubs and crafts. Once a month there is a Saturday Breakfast. This Encore Casa Grande RV resort’s friendly, fun-loving atmosphere is what makes this RV resort special and will keep you coming back year after year.

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Winter Differently in Casa Grande this season!

 

 

Winter Differently: Orlando, Florida

Wintering in the sun should be all about fun! The Orlando area buzzes day and night with plenty of activity and hours of fun. From theme parks and golf courses to plenty of shopping and spa options, boredom is not an option in this mid-Florida city. Thousand Trails campgrounds and Encore RV Resorts offer five locations where you can Winter Differently and bask in the fun and sun.

Sherwood Forest RV Resort

Sherwood Forest RV Resort

Sherwood Forest RV Resort

Sherwood Forest RV Resort is so close to everything, yet surrounded by lush trees, established landscaping, clear water lakes and an ever-so-peaceful setting! This RV resort in Kissimmee is just 4 miles from Walt Disney World, and 12 miles from Universal Studios. If shopping is your thing, there are 6 major malls and outlets within a 10-mile radius.

Sherwood Forest RV Resort offers an abundance of amenities and is rated 9 by Woodalls, and 8.5/9/8 by Trailer Life. We have a variety of sites and park model cottages to meet your needs. Some sites offer mature shade trees, can be pull-through or back-in, with or without pad, and all offer a picnic table and cable television.

The Sherwood Forest RV Resort activities calendar includes concerts, dinners, dances, dance lessons, BINGO, card nights, board game nights, crafting, quilting, ice cream socials, cookouts, Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners… just to mention a few!

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort is located among the rolling hills of Clermont, Florida. This Orlando Encore RV Resort features over 1,250 sites on 287 acres of prime landscape in the heart of beautiful Lake County. Lush vegetation, interconnecting ponds and canals, and majestic trees make Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort truly a sight to behold!

We take exceptional pride in our on-site 18-hole golf course. This challenging course features rolling fairways and undulating greens set among our nature preserves and lakes. Be sure to stop by the pro-shop, participate in our instructional classes, and get a few tips from our resident golf pro. Grab your clubs, and we’ll see you out on the green!

Winter Garden RV Resort

Winter Garden RV Resort

Winter Garden RV Resort

Winter Garden RV Resort

Winter Garden RV Resort

Towering pines surrounded by peace and quiet await you at Winter Garden RV Resort in Florida. Relax in the natural setting of this heavenly RV resort, just minutes from world famous attractions in Florida, incredible shopping, and a short 90 mile ride to either coast. After a day of enjoying the many nearby attractions, unwind in the heated pools at Winter Garden, Florida’s naturally beautiful RV resort.

Located a few miles from Disney World, Winter Garden RV Resort is the premier destination for campers in search of a wide variety of recreational activities. This Florida RV resort is small enough to be friendly but big enough to provide all the amenities and activities your family could want. We are pet friendly, too, so everyone can join in the fun.

Lake Magic RV Resort

Lake Magic RV Resort

Lake Magic RV Resort

Lake Magic RV Resort: where strangers become friends and friends become family.

Lake Magic RV Resort is your destination for RV living the way it was meant to be. We are located on beautiful Lake Davenport in Central Florida. Our resort is approximately 6 miles from Disney and just a short drive away from the best attractions, including: thrilling theme parks, golf clubs, shops and restaurants. Don’t let this great location fool you… here at Lake Magic, you can still enjoy the quiet resort lifestyle. All of these great options make us the perfect alternative when you’re looking for a great weekend or vacation getaway.

Our resort features over-sized lots that can accommodate any size rig, from the small pop up to “big rig” and all lots have 30 and 50 amp electric, water, sewer and cable!

If you own an RV, you can have a beautiful vacation property to enjoy all year long by making Lake Magic your home away from home while enjoying all the activities and beautiful weather that Florida offers.

No matter what types of activity you enjoy, you’ll find Lake Magic RV Resort the ideal place to stay!

Orlando RV Resort

Orlando RV Resort

Orlando RV Resort

Thousand Trails Orlando RV Resort is an RV campground in Florida offering year-round recreation and relaxation. This 255-acre RV campground is located in the heart of Florida’s orange grove country and is the ideal place to explore natural surroundings. When you just want to relax, Thousand Trails Orlando makes it easy to walk from your RV camping site to our 60-acre spring-fed lake with white sandy beaches where you can sunbathe or just cast a line.

At Thousand Trails Orlando RV Resort, our experienced staff members lead a wide variety of planned activities. This RV campground in Florida makes the perfect home base for visiting local amusement parks and other attractions.

Thousand Trails Orlando RV is in high demand from December 19 through March 31, so we recommend that you call 90 days in advance for reservations during this time of year. We look forward to seeing you soon at our fun-filled RV campground in Florida.

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Moral of the story? Escape the Winter chill and spend some time in Orlando – Where Winter is Not!

 

 

 

 

Winter Differently: Palm Springs

Tucked in Coachella Valley, Palm Springs is drenched with 354 days of sunshine every year and is known for its world-class golf courses, fashionable shops, and mountain vistas. Just outside of Palm Springs, you can stay at Palm Springs RV Resort, which is located in Palm Desert or Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort, an age-qualified Encore RV Resort located in Cathedral City.

Canadians Ursula Funke and her husband Doug Covell consider Palm Springs RV Resort as their winter home away from home. “We travel six months down south. We used to travel around to different RV parks but now we stay strictly at Palm Springs,” Ursula said.

Ursula and Doug lease a site with a park model, which includes their own phone and Internet service. “We prefer Palm Springs because it is more central,” Ursula explained. “When you get older you want to make sure you have all amenities close to you. Plus, I have always loved Palm Springs because it’s smaller compared to many other parks and the staff has always been extremely friendly and the preserve is well managed.”

Doug is an avid motorcycle rider and enjoys riding with other motorcycle enthusiasts. Ursula says she prefers to swim and take walks with their dog, Nugget. “The friendliness towards pets here is outstanding,” Ursula said. “Everyone here knows Nugget because he always in front of our site and never walks away.”

Palm Springs keeps snowbirds busy with weekly bus trips to destinations such as Quartzsite and Algodones, Mexico. Pickleball, horseshoes and pool are a few of the most popular weekly pastimes.

Take some time to Winter Differently among the palms at Palm Springs RV Resort or Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort!

Palm Springs RV Resort is the perfect spot in California for a weekend getaway or a long-term hiatus. Nestled in the beautiful Coachella Valley amid 805 date palms, this 25-acre preserve is a popular winter vacation destination. A golfer’s paradise, Palm Springs and our RV camping park offer access to numerous well-groomed courses in what has become one of the most recognized locations in the world for this activity. No matter what you enjoy, there is something for you at Palm Springs RV Resort in this expansive California desert community!

Numerous beautiful and natural attractions await, such as Joshua Tree National Park, Thousand Palms Oasis, Indian Canyon, the Living Desert Wildlife and Botanical Preserve as well as the Santa Rosa/San Jacinto National Monuments. Stay with us at our RV camp in California and take in breathtaking views of the mountains and the Coachella Valley from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway as it lifts you up 8,000 feet to the peak of Mt. San Jacinto.

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Palm Springs RV Resort

 

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Palm Springs RV Resort

Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort is located in Cathedral City, an area rich in history and blessed with gorgeous weather! Palm Springs is a preferred destination of travelers from all over the world. Palm Springs Oasis is an age-qualified resort nestled at the base of the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountain ranges, providing guests with magnificent views from every angle and conveniently located near entertainment for all ages. Take a ride on the Palm Springs world famous aerial Tramway, catch a play at a local theatre or shop in the many area boutiques and galleries.

Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort features 140 sites, all with full hook-ups for ultimate comfort. If you are a golfer, book a tee time at our adjacent property, Date Palm Country Club and then grab lunch at their full service restaurant, AJ’s On the Green. The staff at Palm Springs Oasis cannot wait to help you make vacation memories!

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Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort

 

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Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort

Enjoy some time Where Winter is Not, and experience the colder months among the palms!

 

 

Winter Differently: The Florida Keys

The time has come to begin the shift to the southern states in order to avoid the cooler temps of the north.  Snowbirds flock to the sunshine filled paradise of their choice and bask in all the area has to offer.  From beaches and warm breezes to gorgeous views and crystal clear water, it’s no wonder the Florida Keys stands as one of the top spots to be during the winter months.  While the beach at the Keys is certainly a highlight of the local, the area offers so much more to do, so long as you come prepared and eager for an adventure. Boating, fishing, dolphin encounters, diving and snorkeling, sightseeing and water sports galore are all awaiting your arrival in the Keys.

But first, where will you call home during your extended vacation? Sunshine Key RV Resort and Marina in Big Pine Key and Fiesta Key RV Resort in Long Key are great places to exercise the mantra “home is where you park it.” Beautiful views and picture perfect sunsets await you in each of these Winter Differently locations.

 

Sunshine Key RV Resort and Marina is a unique resort with adjoining marina that offers the RV adventurer unprecedented access to a tropical island environment. This Encore RV resort is located on the 75-acre island of Ohio Key, near Big Pine Key in the lower Florida Keys. It provides the perfect gateway for ocean activities, or just relaxing at the water’s edge. There is great fishing right from this beautiful RV resort in Florida Keys.

If you want to venture off the island, Bahia Honda State Park and its award-winning beach is only a mile away from Sunshine Key RV Resort. The sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico are as warm as our hospitality, so set sail and head to Sunshine Key RV Resort and Marina for your next Florida vacation!

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Sunshine Key

 

Sunshine Key

 

Enjoy staying in the heart of the Florida Keys at Fiesta Key RV Resort! Discover the lush greenery and tropical feel of this spacious 28-acre resort located on an island all its own. Fiesta Key RV Resort is surrounded by incredible Gulf of Mexico ocean views, boasts an on-site marina, and plenty of areas where you can relax and enjoy the sunset.

Hook up your RV, check into a rental or pitch a tent! Fiesta Key RV Resort offers full amenities, and fun vacation activities to keep you busy throughout your stay.

There is also an on-site restaurant, beach bar, free WiFi hotspots, spa, pool and so much more. Popular nearby attractions include Long Key State Park, the Dolphin Research Center and Bud ‘N’ Mary’s world famous fishing marina.

Don’t miss out on this fabulous resort located in one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States! Whether you are traveling as a family or looking for a romantic getaway, this resort has something to offer everyone.

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Sunset

 

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Bask in the sun at Sunshine Key RV Resort and Marina or Fiesta Key RV Resort and leave your worries up north.

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Winter Differently: The Rio Grande Valley

In the southern most tip of Texas, the Rio Grande Valley gives RVers a destination with a subtropical climate and a taste of Mexico. Although the Valley is at the same latitude as Key West, it’s definitely cooler and wetter. Palm trees and citrus trees thrive, and flaming bougainvillea color the landscape.

According to a survey conducted by The Valley Tourism Research Center, the most popular activities in the Valley for Winter Texans included visiting flea markets, crossing the border into Mexico, going to South Padre Island, and participating in the various area festivals.

Encore RV Resorts has nine resorts situated in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley to help you Winter Differently. While the resorts vary in size they each provide similar amenities such as heated pools and spas, exercise rooms, sports courts, and nonstop activities. All of these South Texas locations provide significant discounts to Thousand Trails members, whether you want to stay a week or six months.

RVers Lynn and Julia Krist have stayed at Fun-n-Sun Resort in San Benito for seven winter seasons. Lynn says one of main their reasons for choosing the Rio Grande Valley is the low cost of living. “The cost of living is nothing compared to that of Florida, Arizona or California.”

The Krists stay at Fun-N-Sun RV Resort for eight months out of the year, and then travel in their RV the remaining four months. “We like Fun-N-Sun because of the people here and the onsite activities,” Lynn explained. “They have cards, they have bingo, they have tennis, they have golf, they have bowling, shuffleboard, quilting, woodcarving, wood working…you name it.”

Where will you Winter Differently in the Rio Grande Valley?

Sunshine RV Resort

Sunshine RV Resort

Sunshine RV Resort is located in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley, a land of startling beauty, just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico. This area is blessed with an incredible climate and a relaxed and friendly way of life. The “Deep South” is famous for its warm hospitality. Fascinating historical sites, natural wonders, and cultural attractions surround this Encore RV park in Rio Grande Valley. The area’s medical facilities are among the very best and our hospitals and physicians are readily available. The fishing and bird watching here is legendary.

Our beautiful and newly expanded Texas RV community awaits your arrival. Fantastic weather, exciting activities and a terrific social life ensure your stay with Sunshine RV Resort is a memorable experience. Our extensive recreational opportunities and superb hospitality make our RV park in Rio Grande Valley one of the most desirable in the area!

Alamo Palms RV Resort

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Alamo Palms RV Resort is a world away from the cares of city life, yet freeway-close to all that makes Southern Texas the destination of choice for many travelers. Our luxurious gated community is located in the marvelous Rio Grande Valley, surrounded by citrus groves and palm trees in a beautiful, tropical setting. In our beautifully landscaped 58-acre age qualified resort, we offer manufactured homes, travel trailer, and park model sites for both permanent and seasonal residents.

The shops, restaurants, and exotic atmosphere of Old Mexico are close by, and less than an hour’s drive away are the famous beaches of incredible South Padre Island. The warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico will entice you to water-based activities of all types, including shrimping, surfing, and deep-sea fishing. Closer to home you’ll find many conveniences you’d expect, including shopping areas, post offices, banks, golf courses, and bowling alleys.

The amenities at Alamo Palms include two lighted, professional tennis courts, heated swimming pool, twenty shuffleboard courts, exercise and table tennis room (equipped with all new equipment by LifeCycle, Keiser and Trotter).

Meet friends, old and new, at regular potluck suppers and Bingo games. Swing your partner in two large ballrooms at a country music dance, or at a jam session with fine local musicians providing the entertainment. Alamo Palms also offers a computer room for Internet access, and an active resident computer club.

Country Sunshine RV Resort

Country Sunshine

Country Sunshine RV Resort, located in sunny Weslaco, Texas, awaits your arrival! We offer an active lifestyle with a variety of activities and recreational opportunities at an Encore Rio Grande Valley RV resort. Our staff takes pride in offering you outstanding excellence while you stay at our resort in Texas. You will enjoy large, grassy sites, sunshine, and friendly neighbors, within an easy drive of the Gulf of Mexico. Whether you are interested in arts and crafts, beach fishing, weekly dances or ceramics, we have it all at Country Sunshine RV Resort.

Fun-N-Sun RV Resort

Fun-N-Sun

Fun-N-Sun RV Resort is an age-qualified RV resort located in the southern tip of Texas in the heart of Rio Grande Valley. Travel through our safe and clean Texas highways to a destination of cultural history, art and foods. We take pride in Rio Grande Valley’s fresh citrus fruits, beautiful sandy beaches, bird lover’s paradise, warm climate and clear Texas skies! Fun-N-Sun RV Resort is well known for its vast array of activities, amenities and nearby attractions that have drawn many winter visitors from across the United States. Whether you enjoy a fun-filled calendar of events or prefer relaxation, our Encore Rio Grande Valley RV resort is the place to be!

Also at this Rio Grande Valley RV resort: tour a Park Model that could be your home away from home, or rent a cottage for 3 months. All cottages are fully furnished with full size kitchen appliances, queen size bed, linens, towels and television.

Don’t forget to check out our beautiful pull-thru sites and brand new state of the art fitness center!

Lakewood RV Resort

Lakewood RV Resort

Lakewood RV Resort in Harlingen is located in the sunny Rio Grande Valley just minutes from the spectacular vistas of the Padre Island National Seashore. This RV resort in Texas is the perfect place to settle down for some rest and recreation.

Located in the square-dancing capital of the Rio Grande Valley, Lakewood RV Resort is where you’ll find our charming community and a value-oriented RV resort in Texas that caters to the extended-stay traveler. The plentiful amenities and the warmth of our staff provide all the comforts of home. Immerse yourself in the fun and excitement of the community, visit local attractions, or maybe learn a thing or two about square dancing. Give us a month, and we’ll give you a lifetime of memories!

Paradise Park RV Resort

Paradise Park RV

For a friendly place with lots of smiling faces, join the fun at Paradise Park RV Resort. This RV resort in Texas is situated in the southernmost tip of the state, where temperatures rise in the summer but remain comfortable for most of the winter season. While you’re enjoying the weather at Paradise Park, you’ll also appreciate the genuine hospitality of our RV resort staff. In Texas, this type of demeanor comes naturally, and we are proud of the courtesy we extend to our guests.

Paradise Park RV Resort also has an active program of recreation and social events. Meet with other guests of our RV resort in Texas, or become acquainted with year-round outdoor opportunities. Either way, our friendly staff is ready to show you all the great things to do and help you enjoy your stay.

Paradise South RV Resort

Paradise South RV

Join the fun at Paradise South RV Resort! You’ll enjoy our hospitality and an active program of recreation and social life. Our beautiful RV park in Texas is a great place to stay to enjoy sunny days and magnificent starry nights. Whether you are seeking a short escape to an RV park or a longer trip in Texas, Paradise South is the RV resort for you.

Located at the southernmost tip of the Lone Star State, Paradise South RV Resort experiences a warm climate for most of the year. For this reason, our RV resort in Texas is open 365 days for fun in the sun.

Southern Comfort RV Resort

Southern Comfort

You’ll enjoy our hospitality and a lively program of activities and social life at Southern Comfort RV Resort. Our beautiful Encore RV park is a great place to stay to enjoy sunny days and magnificent starry Texas nights. You’ll have a wonderful choice of activities, games and tours of Rio Grande Valley attractions.

Check out the great deals at this RV resort in Rio Grande Valley. Calling all Wagon Masters: Southern Comfort RV Resort would like to host your next rally!

Tropic Winds RV Resort

Tropic Winds

Tropic Winds RV Resort, your home away from home, is an age-qualified RV resort in Texas. Located in the city of Harlingen, in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley and just 45 minutes from South Padre Island, Tropic Winds is the RV resort that puts you in Texas for the fun of it all.

At Tropic Winds RV Resort in Texas, you’ll find the climate and conditions for year-round vacationing. Harlingen has a friendly spirit and tropical weather that especially appeal to travelers and retirees in the winter months, but tourists are always migrating to the area no matter what the season. It could be because of the sandy beaches of South Padre Island, where fishing, boating and water skiing are in abundance. Or, it could just be Tropic Winds and the abundance of RV resort amenities. In Texas, you won’t find a better place to call home while you’re away!

Victoria Palms RV Resort

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Victoria Palms RV Resort is a premier age qualified RV Resort and Manufactured Home Community nestled in the tropical Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. Reserved for guests and residents 55 and up, this lush South Texas retirement resort offers a full restaurant, tropical pool and outdoor spas, fitness center, two-story craft center and more.

Located in a prime location along the expressway in the town of Donna, Texas, Victoria Palms is also just minutes from shopping, medical facilities, and all other major amenities the surrounding Rio Grande Valley has to offer.

Victoria Palms’ sprawling resort offers a variety of ways to enjoy your stay: concrete pull-through and back-in sites with full hookups; 25 idyllic cottages, fully furnished, for rent or sale, plus a manufactured home area with over 300 sites, ready for move in.

Victoria Palms Inn and Suites even offers 20 hotel rooms and 100 suites (a suite offers a separate bedroom and a complete kitchen), three of which are ADA compliant and accessible by wheelchair.

With an average yearly temperature of 73° Fahrenheit, Victoria Palms offers entertainment and activities year-round, both indoors and out. Play a game of tennis, hang out for some shuffleboard, or take a trip on two wheels along the new bike trail. Even pets are happy at Victoria Palms, with two separate areas for four-legged friends including off-leash areas.

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So, what are you waiting for? Winter Differently this year and experience all the Rio Grande Valley has to offer!

 

 

Winter Differently in Yuma, Arizona

With an average temperature of 80 degrees in the fall and winter, Yuma is one of the most popular snowbird destinations in the country. Located in the Sonoran Desert in southwestern Arizona, Yuma is surrounded by mountain vistas and nestles up against the Colorado River. With more than 60,000 permanent residents, Yuma’s population doubles or triples when the snowbirds come for the winter. So, Winter Differently this year and head to Yuma, Arizona!

Canoe or kayak the Colorado River or take a guided tour onboard a paddleboat. Bird watchers will enjoy the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, which is rich in migratory bird life. Or head out for a day of golfing or shopping. Yuma offers plenty of restaurants, and caters to snowbird crowds with antique shows, arts and crafts bazaars, health fairs, home shows and concerts.

There are seven Encore RV Resorts in the Yuma area. Check them out below!

Araby Acres RV Resort

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Araby Acres RV Resort is an age-qualified Encore resort located in scenic Yuma, Arizona. The RV  resort features a full calendar of activities each month during prime reservation season from October through March. There’s so much to do, you won’t know where to start!

There are over 330 sites at this Yuma RV resort — the average site measures a spacious 1,750 square feet. We offer 30/50-amp service, and take special pride in our carefully landscaped grounds, scenic roadways, and friendly atmosphere. Whether driving down our tree-lined streets, watching the swans, or walking the grounds, you’ll be surrounded by tranquility and beauty throughout your stay at Araby Acres RV Resort in Arizona.

Cactus Gardens RV Resort

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Cactus Gardens RV Resort is an age qualified Encore Resort with 428 sites and 14 acres of fun and friendly people. Of our 428 sites, 158 are available for reservations. We have wide asphalt streets, gravel sites, concrete patios and a tree at most sites. All of this is located in a Yuma RV resort in Arizona with over 300 days of sunshine, near the mighty Colorado River and Imperial Dam. Yup, nearby fishing and boating in the middle of the desert.

Activity committees at Cactus Gardens RV Resort keep things active with numerous activities, including a Jam Session every week, Saturday Breakfast, Sunday Church Service, Wednesday Biscuits & Gravy, Bingo, Live Entertainment, Daily Pool Exercise, and Line Dancing. Encore RV Resorts’ staff at this Yuma RV resort is eager to please and among the friendliest you’ll find anywhere.

Capri RV Resort

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Located near the center of Yuma, Arizona, Capri RV Resort is an age-qualified RV community that offers a quiet yet active facility year-round. Even during the winter months, Yuma’s temperatures are moderate and comfortable. Visitors to this Encore Yuma RV resort will find a very active community that will keep you busy during your stay, with both relaxing or exciting activities to suit your needs. Our staff is always available to assist you.

Capri RV Resort is a short distance from Mexico and several casinos. Major stores and delicious dining options at the new Yuma Palms Mall are within easy driving distance of our RV resort in Yuma. There are two movie complexes, as well as the Yuma Arts Center, Farmer’s Market downtown and a very busy and entertaining Swap Meet just a short drive away for the bargain hunter. And let us not forget the famous Lettuce Days Festival.

Desert Paradise RV Resort

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Desert Paradise RV Resort is nestled in the Yuma Foothills, 9 miles east of town, out of all the traffic but close enough to shopping, casinos and Mexico. We offer the best of both worlds – all the amenities and activities of the larger RV parks, but this Yuma RV resort is small enough for everyone to participate and make new friends.

Encore’s Desert Paradise RV Resort in southwestern Arizona has wide asphalt streets, gravel sites, concrete patios and a tree at most sites. Guests love this friendly Yuma RV resort and our welcoming staff makes sure you have everything you need for a relaxing stay.

Foothill Village RV Resort

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Foothill Village RV Resort is located in East Yuma known as The Foothills area. We are a small, friendly, clean resort of 160 sites with a BIG resort atmosphere. The location of this Yuma RV resort is an easy walk to restaurants, beauty and barber shops, a small fully stocked grocery store and dancing at Mickey B’s. The library, post office, 3 golf courses and Walmart are within a 5 mile radius. Foothill Village RV Resort from Encore offers bingo, crafts, exercise classes, potlucks, Saturday breakfasts, ice cream socials, water aerobics, and card games.

If we can’t keep you busy enough here at a Yuma RV resort, there are two casinos, swap meets, garage sales, Yuma Palms Mall and Mexico just a short drive from here. Our goal is to provide you with a pleasant, fun place to play for the winter.

Mesa Verde RV Resort

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Mesa Verde RV Resort is an age-qualified RV resort in Arizona conveniently located near shopping, dining, and fun-filled activities. Mexico, Lake Martinez, the Colorado River, a local swap meet and historic downtown Yuma are a short drive away. At Mesa Verde, our RV resort in the sunny Arizona desert provides plenty to do for those maintaining an active lifestyle.

When you’re ready to venture outside of Yuma, the cities of San Diego, Laughlin and Phoenix are all less than three hours away by car. Closer to the RV resort in Arizona are two casinos with excellent gaming, dining and activities.

Suni Sands RV Resort

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Known as “The Friendliest Park” in Yuma, many guests return season after season. At Suni Sands RV Resort, we pride ourselves on a clean park, well-kept facilities, and many activities. Our private walkway to the WalMart Superstore next door makes this RV resort in Yuma popular with residents who arrive without a car or are conserving on gas. Walk, golf cart, or scooter to WalMart for all your shopping needs!

Located in town, our RV resort in Yuma is close to theaters, swap meets/flea markets, a new state-of-the-art mall, International Airport, hotels, and many wonderful restaurants. The Mexican border town of Los Algodones is approximately 10 miles from Suni Sands RV Resort. Shop in Mexico for arts & crafts and enjoy the dance, music and culture. We are 3 hours from both Phoenix and San Diego, CA. Quartzite is 90 minutes north, close enough for a day trip during January’s “Main Event” and Rock, Gem & Mineral Show.

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What are you waiting for? Winter Differently this year and enjoy sunny Yuma, Arizona!