8 Sunny Destinations for Snowbirds
Silver Strand State BeachCoronado, California 1 of 9
If you're an active snowbird, this trailer-only campground is the spot for you. Located on the Pacific Ocean and San Diego Bay, just minutes from the heart of downtown San Diego, you're able to enjoy both water sports and cultural opportunities. Anglers can fish for perch, corbina and yellow-fin croaker, while water lovers can surf, paddleboard, and swim or go boating.
Desert Vista RV ResortSalome, Arizona 2 of 9
Year-round desert warmth makes this an ideal spot for snowbirds. With shuffleboard, volleyball, sand badminton and laundry all on site, you don't have to go far to enjoy a day of relaxation. For a day trip, peel yourself away from the campground and head 30 miles east to Quartzite. The town population of 2,000 shoots up to over one million as visitors come in droves to see the Quartzite Sports, Vacation and RV Show.
Myrtle Beach State ParkMyrtle Beach, South Carolina 3 of 9
With both campsites and cabins, you can decide whether you want to camp or just enjoy the beautiful South Carolina coast from the comfort of your own cabin. Myrtle Beach offers plenty for you to do outside of the state park. Walk the boardwalk or spend an afternoon at the Myrtle Beach Speedway. Starting in April, you can catch a Pelicans game at the ballpark, too.
Tropic Winds RV ResortHarlingen, Texas 4 of 9
This age-qualified RV resort is located in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley, where there's lots to see and explore. Just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico, this Texas RV park has a tropical climate, with sandy beaches and a welcoming breeze. With temperatures hovering around 70 degrees most days of the week, you'll be able to grab a cold drink, kick back, and relax.
Andrew JacksonLancaster, South Carolina 5 of 9
If you're a history buff, this is the snowbird vacation spot for you. This memorial park is where the late president lived for the first 17 years of his life. To honor him, a museum and a replica schoolhouse were built and are open to the public year-round. You can enjoy hiking trails and a lake for fishing, as well.
Highland Wood RV ResortPompano Beach, Florida 6 of 9
Located just 5 minutes from Boca Raton, this resort is the one of the best wintertime getaways. Each site has full hookups, a patio and lawn area and can accommodate up to a 40-foot RV. Spend your days exploring local shops and restaurants, or head straight to the beach for some much-needed sunshine.
Las Vegas RVLas Vegas, Nevada 7 of 9
With just 5 miles between this campground and the strip, you can throw down some money for gambling, shows and concerts but still escape back to your quiet RV at the end of the night. If the strip isn't your scene, check out Lake Mead, where you can go fishing, swimming and boating. Be sure to take a tour of the Hoover Dam, where you can stand in two states at once.
Brantley LakeCarlsbad, New Mexico 8 of 9
As New Mexico's newest state park, you'll be one of the first snowbirds to enjoy the warmth of this southern gem. Located on Brantley Lake you get the best of the hot desert desert landscape and the cool lake shoreline. Enjoy 2.6 miles of hiking trails, go fishing, or hop on a boat and relax on the water. Be sure to leave the campground to see Carlsbad Caverns, a national park best known for its caves.