The holiday season has swiftly come upon us. With November underway, winter is right around the corner. If you’re trying to figure out where your motorhome should venture to this coming season, get excited, because we’ve done the work for you. Today, we outline the top winter travel destinations for you and your rig. Check out our list below and be sure to put all of New Mexico on your radar. Our Road Trip Guide to New Mexico is the perfect place to get started!
FOR A SUNNY WINTER
White Sands, New Mexico
Go to White Sands in the winter. The crystal white sand is an unbelievable site for RVer’s young and old. Winter brings limited snow, so if you’re looking for the perfect middle ground of temperatures not too hot, not too cold, make this epic National Monument your next motorhome destination. When you get to White Sands, make sure you get out and explore! There are endless rolling sand dunes waiting just for you.
Desire warm, tropical weather, clear water, a cool breeze, the likes of palm trees and average temperatures in the mid-70s? The Florida Keys are calling your name. From diving in the winter to enjoying a frozen drink on the beach, you can have it all. Check out our Road Trip Guide to The Keys for all your camping, eating and activity needs!
With average temperatures in the mid-60s, Tucson is the ideal place for RVer’s who desire abundant sunshine, little rain and a whole lot of outdoor adventure. Tucson is surrounded by Saguaro National Park, Catalina State Park and the Tucson Mountain Park. Enjoy endless miles of outdoor trails and catch a ride on the tram into Sabino Canyon. If you love nature, this spot is for you.
Corpus Christi, Texas
Have you heard of Corpus Christi? This little spot is a top travel destination for RVing snowbirds. With 102 sunny days per year, average temps of 70 degrees and a sea breeze to top it off, what’s not to love? Enjoy the beach, ride horses along the shore and partake in numerous water activities all winter long. This beach-side town is the perfect place to lounge on your RV patio this winter.
FOR A SNOWY WINTER
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
This quaint ski town, nestled in Colorado’s Yampa Valley, is the ultimate RV winter travel spot. You can ski, snowmobile, shop downtown, soak in natural hot springs, dine at delicious local restaurants, catch Cowboy Downhill and enjoy a plethora of breweries. Fair warning – you’ll come for a week and never want to leave.
Methow Valley, Washington
Methow Valley is an excellent spot for RVer’s who are in the Pacific Northwest or Canada. Located near the United States-Canada border is this stunning ski-in/ski-out experience. Be warned, it is not for the faint of heart. If you’re not the adventure seeker, you won’t have to give up the stunning scenery. Stay at Riverbed RV Park right down the road and take in the beauty that Washington State is so well known for.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Looking for world-class skiing without leaving the states? Head to Salt Lake City where Utah’s premier ski village is located. If you’re not the skier of your family, fear not. The 2002 Olympics were held in Salt Lake, so you can enjoy many museums and learn about the history of this stunning city. The food is also exceptional so come hungry and stay for a while!
Are you headed into cold terrain for winter but are unsure of how to winterize your rig? Check out our guide on How To Prepare for Winter. Let us know where you’re headed to this coming season in the comment section below!