Arizona retirement communities feature villas, single family homes and condominiums. Most of these are in the Northwest area near Sun City, the resort that pioneered the concept of golf communities.
Retirement communities are mostly in the metropolitan area of Phoenix, Arizona's largest city, and Tucson, an artist's mecca and cultural center.
Retirement Communities in Phoenix and the surrounding Area - See more information on the Phoenix area and find over 55 communities.
South of Phoenix see Retirement Communities in the Tucson Area
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Phoenix: The Sunniest City
Phoenix is estimated by some to be the sunniest city in the U.S. determined by number of cloudless days. So if you are looking for warm, this may be your choice. Other cities in Arizona are also highly sunny but temperatures vary with Flagstaff being cooler in the north of the state.
In the map below you can clearly see the cities surrounding Phoenix as distinguished from the cities surrounding Tucson.
Arizona is one of the most popular "snowbird" states. RV parks, manufactured homes communities in Arizona and mobile home communities are numerous throughout Arizona.
Over 55 RV Parks in Arizona
RV retirement parks are popular in Arizona and especially for "snowbirds." To see our list of RV parks see:
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Manufactured Homes in Arizona
Manufactured homes communities for over 55 are popular "snowbird" retreats.
Retirement Mobile Homes Parks
When you think of Arizona, think mobile home parks: During the winter months semi-permanent residents arrive, happily leaving cold areas. They are often called "snowbirds." Temporary or permanent residents enjoy living in the many
Retirement Mobile Homes Communities
Tips for Snowbirds on Locking Up
If you are a "snowbird" who leaves his home for warmer climes in winter or a prospective "snowbird" you might enjoy
Explore the West from homebase of Arizona
Visiting Arizona is also a good starting point for exploring the other Western states.
To get more information about Tucson and Phoenix, go to their Convention and Visitors Bureau sites:
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