Arizona retirement communities for 55+ 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.
This is an index page. We have separate pages for Phoenix, Tucson, and Sun City (also manufactured homes):
Retirement communities are mostly in the metropolitan area of Phoenix, Arizona's largest city, and Tucson, an artist's mecca and cultural center.
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 clustered around Phoenix as distinguished from the cities surrounding Tucson.
Manufactured homes communities for over 55 are popular "snowbird" retreats.
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
RV retirement parks are popular in Arizona and especially for "snowbirds." To see our list of RV parks see:
Enjoy our most popular article about the economical and exciting Arizona RV Parks by an RV Parks authority:
If you are a "snowbird" who leaves his home for warmer climes in winter or a prospective "snowbird" you might enjoy
Visiting Arizona is also a good starting point for exploring the other Southwest and Western states.
To get more information about Tucson and Phoenix, go to their Convention and Visitors Bureau sites:
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