Central Arizona RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in Central Arizona

With a mixture of old west charm and modern attractions, Central Arizona offers a variety of activities for RVers to pursue in their leisure time. Head to Phoenix for all the appeal of the big city, try your luck at the Fort McDowell Casino or enjoy the historical sites in Casa Grande—the choice is all yours!

Horses pulling a cart in front of one of Fort Verde's historic buildings.
Camp Verde

The best places to find local flavours in Camp Verde, Arizona

Wine, pecans and bread: Three of life’s necessities and three things that Camp Verde is known for. Here are some of the best local flavours.

 
Winemaker Don Minchella
Fort McDowell

America’s Southwest beauty comes in a bottle

Quench your thirst with a glass of wine from one of Arizona’s most notable wineries, Kokopelli Winery

A man holds a handful of fresh olives at the Queen Creek Olive Mill.
A gorgeous, colourful sunset is seen from Palm Creek in Arizona.
Texas

Snowbirding is all sun and fun in Arizona and Texas

You can spend the whole winter in one resort, or be adventurous and embark on inspiring day trips during your stay!

Pizzeria Bianco restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona.
Phoenix

This doctor’s house calls you to visit in Phoenix, Arizona

The Rosson family and their Victorian home have been the talk of Phoenix, Arizona, since the 1890s.

Riding through Verde River, Fort McDowell, AZ.
Fort McDowell

The top 5 essential hiking trails surrounding Arizona’s Fort McDowell

Walk through arid Arizona’s Fort McDowell while snapping scenic pics of creatures and critters

History comes alive in Camp Verde, Arizona
Camp Verde

Stretch your legs in Camp Verde

If you go RVing in Camp Verde, there are several places where you'll want to take a walk.

John and Shelley Smith stand proudly beside their 2006 28-foot Eagle fifth wheel.
RV News

“Honey, did you see that!?”

From orca encounters to illegal immigrants trying to hitch a ride, the Smiths have seemingly seen it all.

A gray hawk perched on a dead tree
Casa Grande

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is where your wild side comes face to face with wildlife

Fall in love with young ocelots that rest their sleepy heads on rocky ledges, watch Harris hawks swoop down and graze the top of your head, and come face to face with an inquisitive mountain
lion at the Desert Museum.

by Jena Jones
Sedona Golf Resort. Hole #10, Par 3. Photo
Central Arizona

Five favourite golf courses in Arizona

Dennis Begin writes his top five picks of Arizona golf courses.

Camp Verde is a top RV destination.
Camp Verde

Top places to eat and drink in Camp Verde

RVing in Camp Verde is a treat, and the local restaurants are inviting you to grab a bite during your stay.

Chef Rusconi’s menu is ever-changing and reflective of the season.
Phoenix

From Chicago busboy to culinary mastermind of the Southwest

From mimicking “The Galloping Gourmet” in Kindergarten, to a number one restaurant and award winning culinary creations; Rusconi’s American Kitchen in Phoenix, AZ is a labor of love and a lifetime of passion for Chef Michael Rusconi.

by Jena Jones
Jena in awe of mud caves in San Diego County.
RV News

It’s hard to keep up with these Joneses

There's never a dull moment for Glyn, Jena and their daughter Haley as they embrace edu-tourism and adventure.

by Karen Kornelsen
The Mesa Arts Center is a unique, architecturally stunning facility located in the heart of downtown Mesa offering visual and performing art classes for visitors.
Mesa

Mesa is a feast for the eyes and mind

Visitors can take an art or craft class, visit a museum or learn to cook healthy food in vibrant Mesa, Arizona.

by Karen Kornelsen
A group of students painting while a teacher is shown giving individual instruction to one of the students.
Phoenix

Phoenix is a hub of educational tourism

Painting, pottery and cooking classes are all available for snowbirds in Phoenix, Arizona.

A statue in front of the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix

Make it a museum day

by Virginia Rasch

RV-friendly businesses near Central Arizona