There are endless outdoor activities because of the mild weather and sunny days. The weather in Oro Valley and Tuscon is much warmer and more predictable because of the lower elevation.

Why You Should Snowbird in Arizona’s Oro Valley and Tucson, Florida Vacation Rentals

Arizona is a popular snowbird destination for visitors looking to escape the cold winters of the northern states. There are endless outdoor activities because of the mild weather and sunny days. The weather in Oro Valley and Tuscon is much warmer and more predictable because of the lower elevation.

Year round sports include golf, biking and hiking. There are more than 50 miles of paths and trails in the Santa Catalina Mountains. Oro Valley and the Tucson region are well liked destinations for snowbirds because of the parks, recreation and wide range of activities for all ages. Whether you are looking for a winter retreat in Oro Valley or in Tucson, there is no shortage of winter vacation rentals.

In 1999, Oro Valley established a Bicycle and Pedestrian Program to encourage alternate modes of transportation. There are almost 80 miles of bike routes and all new commercial facilities are required to have bicycle parking. The Town of Oro Valley has received impressive awards for being a bicycle friendly community.  

The Oro Valley Community Center is home to El Conquistador Golf and Tennis. Snowbirds can take advantage of the many amenities including golf, tennis, swim, fitness, racquet ball and pickle ball. Membership opportunities are available and guests may also take advantage of yearly, weekly or daily rates. Snowbirds are encouraged to dine at the onsite restaurant, take advantage of the aquatic center and master the daily fitness classes.

Make the most of your winter getaway in Tucson and enjoy the unique culture and heritage. Located 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, Tucson is home to an Arts District, professional theater, ballet, opera and symphony. Snowbirds can flee the cold and enjoy warm winters in the Tucson sun. Snowbird rentals in Tucson include short-term rentals, furnished condominiums and single-family homes.

The beauty of the Sonoran Desert is a natural backdrop to a city full of unique art, architecture and culinary distinctiveness. Dining in Tucson is a unique experience and notable for chef-focused cuisine. The close proximity to the border is one of the many reasons Tucson offers “The Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food” – a section of the city with the highest concentration of authentic Mexican cuisine. Offering everything from empanadas to frosty raspado and all in between, Tucson fare is sure to hit the spot and satisfy your every taste bud. 

Oro Valley, Tucson and the surrounding areas have deep-rooted history, beautiful landscape and unique culture. Snowbirds can actively explore and find freedom in ancient caves and on mountain peaks. Experience a colorful winter in Arizona and venture off the beaten path.

For your next snowbird vacation rental, browse the selection of rentals at American Snowbird. You can search by state to find the winter rental that best meets your needs and desired location. Whether you want a one-bedroom condo or a three-bedroom house with room for visiting family, you'll find it here.

Check out vacation rentals currently availabe in Tucson and Oro Valley, as well as other nearby cities from Arizona Snowbird: