5 Favorite RV Campgrounds for Seniors

While you undoubtedly love your children and grandkids, there may be times when you need a little time to yourselves. You may dream of enjoying the peace and quiet of nature without the hustle and bustle that the younger generation thrives on. Fortunately, there are many campgrounds that cater to the 55+ crowd. The amenities and activities are designed for older campers’ needs and wants. So next time you are craving some “adults only” camping, book a stay at one of these RV campgrounds for seniors.

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Meadowbrook Seniors RV Park – Perris, California

Meadowbrook Seniors RV Park in Perris, California is conveniently located near vacation destinations of both the natural and the amusement types. Within 10 miles of this top pick in campgrounds for seniors, you will find both the Lake Elsinore State Park and the Lake Perris State Recreation Area. If you’re looking for some grown-up fun, the Pechanga and Pala Indian Casinos are both an easy half-hour drive. Popular amusement parks, Big Bear Lake, and Catalina Island are also about an hour away.

Even with all of the above attractions so near, you may elect to stay in the park. Miles of hiking trails, a fishing pond, and a recreation center will keep you busy. Planned activities such as potlucks, bingo, and social hours add to the fun. Both pull-through and back-in sites are available. Full hookups with 30 amp power are offered. Convenient comfort stations and laundry facilities are offered. Pets are welcome and have fenced run areas.

Oyster Bay Senior Adult RV Park – Ft. Myers Beach, Florida

For the most part, you don’t need to go far from Oyster Bay Senior Adult RV Park for a day’s entertainment. Located close to the shores of Hurricane Bay, it is just under a mile’s walk to the beach. There are plenty of activities on-site that will also keep you busy. Over 20 boat docks offer direct access to the Gulf and the bay with the park being on San Carlos Island. Water and beach activities are the main attractions. The park has a popular rec room with many planned events and social events.

Convenient pull-through sites offer easy entry/exit for even the largest rigs. Sites come with full hookups with either 30 or 50 amp power service. The sites are wide enough to accommodate double pull-outs or slides. Nice restrooms offer spacious hot showers. Pets are welcome and have their own dog park to stretch their legs and play. The well-stocked camp store accepts credit cards and offers LP gas.

Countryside RV Park – Sedalia, Missouri

This small, well-maintained Missouri RV park is the perfect place for your base when you explore the Sedalia area. When the Missouri State Fair, the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival, and the Pow-Wow are in town, you are just minutes away. With temperate weather, there is a lot to do in the surrounding area. With museums, shopping and a range of dining choices, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy or you can just relax and enjoy the park.

There are just under 30 sites in this park so reservations are a requirement. It fills up quickly for events so book early. The park has nice level sites with crushed gravel roads leading up to them. Grassy areas surround the sites and a pavilion with picnic tables is available. A storm shelter is on the grounds for adverse weather situations. Full hookups have 30 or 50 amp power service. Nice showers with a convenient laundry facility also offered.

81 Palms Senior Adult RV Resort – Deming, New Mexico

With four state parks under 30 minutes from the 81 Palms Senior Adult RV Resort, you’ll never run out of places to visit. Numerous museums and historic sites add even more variety to your sightseeing agenda. Two miles of easy walking trails wind around the park if you choose to stay put. The Gila Cliff Dwellings in the Gila Forest is one for the bucket list. It’s an easy drive to Las Cruces, NM or El Paso, TX if you need bigger city attractions and shopping.

Easy, pull-through entries allow even the biggest rigs to maneuver with ease. Full hookups include water, sewer, and power (30 or 50 amp) service. Gorgeous restrooms and shower facilities are a highpoint of the resort. Coin-operated laundry facilities boast brand new machines. A large rec hall with pool tables and a heated indoor pool encourage activity. Pets are welcome and even have their own pet run.

River Ranch Resort – Rio Hondo, Texas

Whether you’re looking for a spot to simply relax and enjoy your surroundings or are up for some activity, River Ranch Resort has you covered. Located right on the banks of the Arroyo Colorado River, this 55+ park has plenty of water-related activities for you to enjoy. Fish from the lighted piers or slip into the river from the convenient docks and boat launch. Bird watchers will delight in the more than 500 species that call the area home.

Both pull-through and back-in sites are available. Full hookups include water, sewer and power service. Convenient comfort stations with excellent showers and a modern laundry facility are on site. The large recreation center holds regular social activities and includes an updated fitness center. Non-denominational services are held weekly as well as planned picnics and breakfasts. The lighted piers encourage night fishing and boats or slips are available for rent.

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