Home On The Road

Aesthetes may smirk at the decor, but these condos on wheels contain every amenity your heart desires

The annual circuit begins in November when a few hundred of them pull away from homes in Michigan, New Jersey, Texas and a dozen other states and begin the trek to Outdoor Resorts in Indio, Calif., about 25 miles east of Palm Springs.

Outdoor Resorts is, well, a motor-home camp. Not a trailer park, though, so banish those images of downtrodden migrants from The Grapes of Wrath, of clotheslines tied to dented and dusty vans, scruffy patches of grass and malodorous toilets. That's not Indio. The 424 campsites wrap around a golf course. At the center of the complex is a...

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