The Best Resorts For RV Travel in November

The lure of the open road and the comforts of home come together when you’re traveling in a recreational vehicle. You’ve already considered the best places to RV in November.

A key factor in planning an RV road trip is selecting RV parks and resorts. Before you hit the open road, there are a few things you should understand about RV parks.

Orange Groove RV Park, Bakersfield, California © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Orange Groove RV Park, Bakersfield, California © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

When it comes time to park and unwind you want an RV park that will make you feel at home. As any experienced RVer can attest, not all RV parks are created equal—the quality varies from budget to high end.

During the past several years we’ve had the pleasure of staying at numerous 5-star RV resorts. Following are some of the more memorable resorts for RV travel in November. Travelers exploring the country in an RV will want to put on the brakes and stay for a while at these RV parks and resorts around the United States and Canada.

These top rated RV parks provide the most discerning RVer with best-possible guest experience.

Orange Groove RV Park, Bakersfield, California © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Orange Groove RV Park, Bakersfield, California © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

And be sure to catch up on all our recommendations for the best resorts for RV travel in August, September, and October.

Orange Groove RV Park, Bakersfield, California

Orange Groove RV Park is a unique full service RV park and resort. It’s a 40-acre orchard on the eastern edge of Bakersfield where you park your RV between row after row of beautiful orange trees. Easy-on, easy-off (SR-58 at Exit 119), the 177 pull-through sites are 65-feet and 90-feet long plus extra wide, which makes coming and going a breeze. You just pull right in, pick an orange and enjoy.

All utilities including 30/50-amp electric service, water, sewer, and cable TV (72 channels) are centrally located. Our Wi-Fi was super fast (Site #160). We’ve previously stayed in the following sites: 135, 136, 154, 158, and 162. This park is a popular overnight stop for snowbirds with many arriving after dark.

Be sure to visit nearby California Fruit Depot; numerous free samples available, good quality, and excellent prices, and friendly staff. Check out the Medjool dates and pistachios. Shipping available.

Lakeside RV Park, Livingston, Louisiana © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Lakeside RV Park, Livingston, Louisiana © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Lakeside RV Park, Livingston, Louisiana

Easy-on, easy-off, Lakeside RV Park is big-rig friendly with back-in and pull-through sites. Our back-in site is in the 55-60 foot range with 50/30-amp electric service, water, and sewer centrally located.

No cable TV. Wi-Fi (Tengo) works well from our site; no problem locating satellite. All interior roads and sites are concrete. Site amenities include picnic table and fire pit.

Gulf Coast RV Resort, Beaumont, Texas

Easy-on, easy-off, Gulf Coast RV Resort is big-rig friendly with pull-through sites in the 60-65 foot range with 50/30-amp electric service, water, and sewer centrally located. No cable TV. Wi-Fi works well from our site (#28); no problem locating satellite.

All sites are pull-through; sites #115 through 125 are 75 feet in length and sites #75 through 83 are in the 90 foot range. All interior roads and sites are concrete. Site amenities include well-maintained picnic table.

Catalina State Park, Oro Valley, Arizona © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Catalina State Park, Oro Valley, Arizona © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Catalina State Park, Oro Valley, Arizona

Situated in Coronado National Forest at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Catalina State Park offers paved streets and large paved sites in the 60-75 foot range with 50/30-amp electric service and water. Two good dump stations. Each camping site has a picnic table and BBQ grill. Secured entry.

Camping reservations now available and highly advisable during the busy winter season. Reservations are limited to 14 consecutive nights.

This scenic desert park also offers equestrian trails and an equestrian center provides a staging area for trail riders with plenty of trailer parking. Bring along your curiosity and your sense of adventure as you take in the beautiful mountain backdrop, desert wildflowers, cacti, and wildlife.

Eagle View RV Resort at Fort McDowell, Arizona

Eagle View RV Resort at Fort McDowell, Arizona © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Eagle View RV Resort at Fort McDowell, Arizona © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Situated in a semi-rural setting with easy access to the metro area. Wide paved streets and paved back-in sites in the 55-foot range with room for your tow/toad. Some sites back onto the desert.

Amenities include clubhouse with computer room, billiards, and library, heated pool and spa, fitness center, wireless internet, dog park, and 24-hour security. Close to shopping and entertainment; short distance from Fountain Hills and Scottsdale.

Operated by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation whose hospitality properties include the Wekopa Resort and Conference Center and Poco Diablo hotel, Wekopa Golf Course, Fort McDowell Adventures, Fort McDowell Casino, and Eagle View RV Resort.

Worth Pondering…

With each day comes new strengths and new thoughts.

—Eleanor Roosevelt

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