Located an hour southwest of Orlando and just outside of Lakeland, Florida, Camp Margaritaville RV Resort in Auburndale is your ideal spot to enjoy theme parks, attractions, and all that Central Florida has to offer. Whether you’re looking to relax or seek adventure in the beauty of Florida, you are in the middle of it all at Camp Margaritaville RV Resort and Cabana Cabins Auburndale. Embrace the atmosphere surrounding the Tiki bar, firepits, resort pool, entertainment stage, putting course, playground, dog parks, and arcade.
You will love Camp Margaritaville for its oversized RV pads with plenty of room to accommodate all sizes of RVs – big rigs, oversized, or campers – with pull-through and back-in sites to allow for easy entry and exit, including ample space for slide-outs, car parking, and full hook-ups. The brand-new pool complex features a 147 ft. water slide! There are amenities to excite the whole family. Explore the nearby major theme parks and sparkling beaches or stay inland for a sports event or festival without sacrificing any of the amenities.
“A pristine campground with so many amenities.. Miniature golf, pools, giant tiki hut/bar. Eagle sanctuary, grills, hammocks, trash pick up, store, group party area, huge dog park and dog bathing area! Too many amenities to mention.This is a resort and the staff treat you as a treasured guest. So many things for children of all ages to do including planned events for children and adults! Absolutely a wonderful camp experience.” – K Mitchell, Google Reviews
Torrey Trails RV & Golf Resort is a luxury 55+ community located in Bowling Green, Florida. This newly constructed resort is great for maintaining an active lifestyle and enjoying beautiful weather year-round. Torrey Trails has a peaceful countryside setting while still being located a short trip away from major cities such as Tampa and Orlando.
You will love Torrey Trails RV & Golf Resort for its luxurious amenities such as the 9-hole golf course, large heated pool, nature preserve, and 3-mile hiking trail. The RV sites are fully landscaped including concrete pads and full hook-ups. The resort even offers a fitness center and social events along with all standard comforts such as laundry facilities and showers.
Sarasota Bay RV Park is the westernmost of the RV parks in the Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida area. It is a medium-sized park that is surrounded by oceanfront. There is a pizzeria next-door to this RV park, and Cortez Clam Factory is right down the road. Best Features •Daily/Weekly/Monthly Rates: $49-$66/$280-$430/$875-$1,023 •# of RV Sites: 95 •Full Hookups: Yes •30/50 Amp: Both •Back-in/Pull-through Sites: Back-in only •Pool/Hot tub: Yes •Showers: Yes •Pets Allowed: No •Cell Reception: Strong sigl •55+ • Wi-Fi
Sarasota Bay RV Park is bound to delight any beach lover. Palma Sola Bay is on one side of this RV park, and Sarasota Bay is on the other. Sunsets at Sarasota Bay RV Park are spectacular, and this RV park is close to a mari where you can take part in boating and other activities.
“Nice RV Park. Very friendly, helpful, kind, nice people. Pretty by the water. Lots of activities for people residing there (music jams, woodworking, cards, etc). Wi-Fi needs much improvement; could only get a faint sigl very late nights when one should be asleep.” – Lor, Google Review
RVers can relax, swim, BBQ, and watch the sunset while the dolphins play in the Terra Ceia Bay. Use of resort paddle boards and kayaks in the bay are complimentary with your stay. Guests catch BIG fish on the 150 fishing pier. There are plenty of activities and amenities that keep visitors busy; popular beaches, attractions, restaurants and shopping all nearby!
As soon as you arrive, you’ll feel a world away. Splash in the pool, jump onto a paddle boat, or meet up with friends and enjoy another perfect Florida sunset over looking breathtaking Terra Ceia Bay.
“Beautiful resort with plenty of amenities. Great pool and grill area. Game room wasn’t ever busy and people were very friendly. Fishing pier was great to fish and watch sunsets. Also kayaking and paddle boards are located on property for guest with plenty of water to explore and see dolphins.” -Jeremiah Flynn, Google Reviews
A 55+ RV resort like no other, The Tides RV Resort is the epitome of upscale living. Situated along the stunning Gulf Coast in Palmetto, Florida, our luxury RV resort has been built from the ground up to ensure a truly customized, unique community. Our gated resort stretches across 95 lush acres of landscaped grounds, accented by swaying palms, a fully-stocked lake, and a deluxe pier.
The Tides RV Resort is the ideal place to park your RV and enjoy some of the numerous amenities it has to offer. With luxuries such as their 15,000 sq ft Grand Clubhouse, Pickleball Courts, Shuffleboard Courts, Resort Style Heated Pools, Multiple Spas, State of the Art Fitness Center, Billiards, a Business Center, Library, Multipurpose Room, Ballroom, and a Clubhouse Kitchen, the options are endless while you are enjoying the sunshine state.
“We have been retired for 15 years, wintering in several Florida RV parks and scores of resorts across America on our 4 cross country trips to date. This is by far the most luxurious resort we have ever stayed in. The amenities are numerous, with 2 large pools, 2 large hot tubs and a 2 story clubhouse like none you’ve seen. You could say we are "charter members" as the resort just opened and we are the first ones ever to have this particular site, and some construction is still going on. Everything they do here is top-notch... and the staff is all incredibly friendly. We also like the location with easy access to interstates, beaches, Anna Maria Island, shopping and more. I will say, this is the most expensive resort we have ever stayed in...but we are so impressed with the resort, amenities, and staff that we just booked for 4 months next winter and likely will make this our home away from home.” – Jeepstah Cape Cod, Google Reviews
Tropical Gardens Travel Park is a medium-sized RV park in the suburb of South Bradenton. This option for RV camping in Sarasota-Bradenton features spacious pull-through sites, and it is close to the Bradenton Riverwalk. Many of the sites at Tropical Gardens Travel Park are owned instead of rented.
Even though the majority of the residents of Tropical Gardens Travel Park are full-time, reasoble daily rates are also offered. This RV park features a pool table, plus Siesta Key Beach is nearby. Best of all, downtown Bradenton is 10 minutes away from Tropical Gardens Travel Park.
“I have been here for one month an love it the people that live here are wonderful an very helpful, the owners have there rules which every other park follow the rules an no problem. I made reservations back in June just 50 dollar deposit not 100, or 500 got my spot an very happy. We will be co ing back here again.. Love it” – Susan, Google Review
Horseshoe Cove RV Resort is in the eastern portion of the Sarasota-Bradenton area. This RV park is close to Interstate 75, and it is known for its well-maintained grounds and facilities. The luxurious Horseshoe Cove RV Resort is operated by Sun RV Resorts.
Horseshoe Cove RV Resort is huge, which makes it easy to meet new people. This RV park features a large recreatiol hall with lots of activities on deck. Unlike some other RV parks in Sarasota-Bradenton, Horseshoe Cove RV Resort has lighted fishing piers and a screened-in picnic area.
“Everything looked clean and clear. Very nice pool and recreatiol hall. Very friendly staff. I spoke with the maintence mager and he stated that they are under new magement and are always improving the grounds. From what I could see I have to agree they are doing a great job.” – James, Google Review
Pleasant Lake RV Resort is operated by Sun RV Resorts, and it is to the east of Bradenton. This RV park surrounds a private lake, and fountains are plentiful throughout the grounds. Pleasant Lake RV Resort is quite close to Interstate 75.
There are plenty of restaurants and other amenities within walking distance of Pleasant Lake RV Resort. Guests of this resort have access to a private, 25-acre lake. Pleasant Lake RV Resort is a 55+ RV resort with lots of laid-back on-site activities available for you take part in, like bocce ball, horseshoes, and shuffleboard.
“We Love it.. It is well maintained, quiet, and friendly..It’s a nice place to walk or ride a bicycle.. Clean and well maintained laundry area, work out room, shuffle board, pickle ball, and activities at the clubhouse…Small heated pool. Nice sized lots…” – Patricia, Google Review
Sun Lake RV Resort is situated quietly in nature on a small bass lake. Within the immediate area, you can enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking or canoeing, fishing and horseback riding. We are located within 1 mile of I-75 which takes you directly to the entertainment and activities of Downtown Tampa and popular cities such as Anna Maria Island, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Bradenton, Tampa and Clearwater.
Conveniently located close by to popular attractions such as, Little Harbor in Ruskin, The Manatee Miracle, Skyway Fishing Pier State Park, Sun City Center, The Dali Museum, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Bradenton Riverwalk, Outerlife Studios Escape Room, Downtown Tampa Entertainment District, Tampa Riverwalk Activities, Busch Gardens and more!
“This place is one of those little hidden gems under new ownership and new management they appear to be constantly making upgrades as a beautiful large Lake for fishing Newly paved roads improvements being made to the clubhouse and extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff I would recommend this place
Arbor Terrace RV Resort is a large RV park in South Bradenton. It is owned by Sun RV Resorts, and it features a large pool and clubhouse. Arbor Terrace RV Resort is filled with a mix of mobile homes and RVs.
There is a strong sense of community at Arbor Terrace RV Resort, and this RV park is senior-friendly. It is only 10 minutes away from the beach, and there is a private lake on-site. Restaurants like Starbucks, Red Lobster, and Wendy’s are within walking distance of Arbor Terrace RV Resort.
“Beautiful park. We loved our cabin- easily slept 5 adults. Had the extended family (6 more) over for breakfast and we all were comfortable. Loved having the washer & dryer there as well!! Would definitely go back” – Stephanie, Google Review
The pool at Sarasota Lakes RV Resort is huge, and the RV park itself is very large and within walking distance of the beach. Sarasota Lakes RV Resort hosts lots of activities for seniors; if you like, you can take part in bowling, bingo, shuffleboard, tennis, or water aerobics.
Sarasota Lakes RV Resort’s best feature just might be its proximity to the beach. This RV park is situated on the banks of a small lake, and fishing is encouraged. It’s easy to access Sarasota Lakes RV Resort off US Highway 301.
“Well-kept grounds. Friendly staff. All you would need for RVers. Would like to see a hot tub. Wi-Fi is so weak it is practically non-existant. Might as well not plan on using the park’s system. Also understand that at least 80% of the park is mobile homes. You will likely stay between mobile homes on a slab that is nice and level, but clearly laid out for a mobile home pad.” – Michael, Google Review
Sun Outdoors Sarasota RV Resort is one of the most popular RV parks in the Sarasota-Bradenton area. With over 400 RV sites, it is also one of the largest RV campgrounds in the region. Sun Outdoors Sarasota RV Resort features a large indoor pool, and it is across the street from a steakhouse.
This resort is the perfect place for retirees to stay all winter long, especially considering that it offers more than 150 activities. Sun Outdoors Sarasota RV Resort offers an indoor fitness pool and gym plus a heated Olympic-sized outdoor pool. There are also two dog parks for your pets to enjoy. An independent grocery store called Fruitville Grove is conveniently located right down the street.
“This RV Resort can truly be called a RESORT. From the huge outdoor and indoor pools to the over 150 activities going on, to the excellent Wellness Center with a gym that has everything you can think of (and the Resort has their own on-site SPA), you will always find something to do..if you want to. The lifestyle is perfect for those over 55, yet it has a family friendly atmosphere that many are attracted to. Oh..And don’t forget their live poolside music entertainment every week, and their Boondock Restaurant and Bar/Grill. Oh..wait, there is more..Woodland Hall host all kinds of quality entertainment too. Oh yes, this is a RESORT.” – Vicki, Google Review
Looking for a luxury experience with a great location? The Surf RV Resort is where you'll want to be. This brand new RV Resort just opened their doors for adults 55+ to discover luxury under the palm trees and blue skies, you'll have to go try it to believe it.
With more than 400 oversized sites, on-site guest services, a full calendar of activities, an infinity pool, lake views, exercise room and Tiki bar you are sure to enjoy your stay.
Winter Quarters Manatee RV Resort is to the east of downtown Bradenton. It is easy to access off Interstate 75, and it is within walking distance of a Walmart. This RV park is large, and it is operated by Thousand Trails.
This RV park is large enough to ensure that group activities are fun, and it is situated on a private lake. Winter Quarters Manatee RV Resort is within walking distance of a golf course. It also provides easy access to popular local attractions, such as Busch Gardens and the Ringling Bros. Museum.
“Wonderfully relaxed environment with well kept grounds. There was enough room to maneuver my fifth wheel into place without too much hassle. Great pool, and the central lake is beautiful and really added to the overall atmosphere. The mix of permanent and semi-permanent residents makes this place feel like your joining a real community of neighbors.” – David, Google Review
Linger Lodge RV Campground features a popular restaurant that Forbes named “One of the Most Unusual Restaurants in the World,” perhaps in part because of the stuffed snakes displayed on the walls. This RV park is located in a swampy region that is perfect for manatee-spotting, and it’s right off Interstate 75.
This park has extra-large, water-front RV pads that are surrounded by citrus trees and shaded by canopies of old, live oak. Linger Lodge RV Campground epitomizes quirky Florida charm. You’ll enjoy relaxing at your campsite that overlooks the Braden River, which runs through the park. Scores of beaches, like the ones in Sarasota and Venice, are close by.
“March 26/2018….stopped in with friends for lunch and had a great experience. Food was very good, staff was very friendly and prompt and the decor was interesting. Prices were reasonable. Would return again when in the area.” – Glen, Google Review
Big Tree RV Resort is operated by Sun RV Resorts, and it offers nearly 400 concrete RV pads with grassy areas. It is conveniently located across the street from a Walmart, and there are plenty of other amenities nearby as well. This RV park caters to guests who are at least 55 years old.
Big Tree RV Resort features two private lakes, and both bodies of water are stocked for catch-and-release fishing. The grounds are immaculately landscaped, and this RV park offers a lot of on-site activities, including classes for learning new skills and hobbies. To top it off, Big Tree RV Resort is right next-door to an 18-hole golf course.
“They are friendly and affordable. Hidden off the road it is a quiet community with a ton of activities and a great staff. I would recommend it to anyone who loves beauty with great service.” – Angela, Google Review
It’s beyond all doubt that Sarasota-Bradenton is replete with fantastic locations to stay in your rental RV. But with so many great Sarasota-Bradenton campgrounds available, how do you pick the right one? If you want to have direct beach access, you can’t go wrong with Sarasota Bay RV Park. But if you’d rather see what southwest Florida’s inland areas have to offer, you might want to choose a Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida campground like Big Tree RV Resort. Once you get to Sarasota-Bradenton, make sure that you set aside time to take in this region’s world-famous sunsets.
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