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Southwest Mobile Storage - Best Mobile Storage & Office Containers In Casa Grande, AZ

Southwest Mobile Storage is a family-owned shipping container business founded in 1995. Our strength for more than 25 years comes from the specialized knowledge and passion of our people, along with serving over 24,000 commercial, construction and residential customers. Our facility and expertise in maintaining, manufacturing, and delivering corrugated steel containers is unrivaled in the industry.

While the rental side of our business is regional with branches throughout the Southwest, our container sales and modification operations are nationwide and becoming global. Casa Grande, AZ offers a wide selection of portable offices and mobile storage containers you can rent, buy or modify.

Our experts in container rental, sales and customization are committed to providing you the highest quality and best experience from service to delivery - our reputation depends on it.

Whether your need is for storage, office space, moving, multi-purpose or custom use, we've got your back. Here's how:

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NO MATTER YOUR NEED, WE'VE GOT YOUR BACK.

STORE AT YOUR LOCATION

We bring your storage container to you for convenient, easy access at your home, business or jobsite. Plus, you'll get more choice in storage space and better security, for a fraction of the cost of a pod or add on building, saving money and energy.

STORE AT OUR LOCATION

Not enough room to keep a storage container at your business, home or construction site? No problem - we can store it for you. Plus, you get 70% more space and better security, for a fraction of the cost of public storage units.

CUSTOM STORAGE

Need a permanent storage solution for your business, residence or construction? We sell new and used shipping containers in many sizes with a variety of add-ons. Or customize a container to your specific storage needs with our certified fabrication experts.

LOCAL MOVE

Take your time packing with our moving containers. We'll deliver to your business or home and pick it up whenever you're ready to move. So, you don't have to stress about moving or making multiple trips in one day, like if you rented a moving truck.

LONG-DISTANCE MOVE

Our moving container solutions ensure the long-distance move of your home or business is highly efficient and affordable throughout the southwest. In fact, we usually cost 20%-40% less than full-service movers.

MOVING & STORAGE

We understand move-in and move-out dates might be different. We can store your moving container at our highly secure facilities until you're ready to move to your new home or business location, and you can conveniently access it at any time.

OFFICE USE

Whether you need a workspace, conference room, or other office requirement, our ground-mounted mobile offices meet any and all of your business needs. Plus, it's faster and easier than building additions.

BUSINESS USE

If you need your shipping container to serve multiple uses, such as office-storage combos, breakrooms and even utilities, we've got you covered. We'll modify a custom container to fit your business needs and bring your business to the next level

CUSTOM USE

We'll create a custom container to fit your unique needs anywhere in the US. With our container modification expertise, we make any idea a reality. From pop-up stores to multi-story structures, our unrivaled facilities and fabrication experts do it all.

You'll get your own dedicated storage and container expert to serve as your one point of contact for easy, convenient service you can trust.
With our wide selection of intermodal containers for sale and rent, you'll find exactly what you need, from size, to type and condition.
We maintain our rental fleet to the highest standard - our integrity depends on it.
Our certified, experienced Conex container modification experts have more than 500 years combined experience modifying ISO containers.
All of our containers come with high security dual-locking system for no additional charge, so you can rest assured your stored items stay safe and that you don't have to pay extra for it.
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At our unrivaled 90,000 sq ft indoor fabrication facility, ensuring your custom shipping container is made exactly to your specifications.
With our level of service, quality and expertise, you won't find a better value anywhere else.
Our portable offices include lighting and electrical outlets, internet hookups, HVAC and were crafted by our in-house steel container fabrication experts for top-quality construction.

Premium Quality - High Security

With Southwest Mobile Storage, you get much more than a POD or typical Conex box. You also get high security, unparalleled service and unmatched container modification expertise and facilities. No other company offers that much.

Shipping containers and storage containers come in a range of sizes. The most common external lengths are 20ft and 40ft with a width of 8ft. ISO Containers are typically 8ft 6in tall, but high cube containers are 9ft 6in tall. We also have steel containers in a variety of sizes from 10ft long to 45ft long to rent or buy, and we can modify shipping containers into any size you want.

 Rent Storage Containers Casa Grande, AZ

SMS Mobile Storage Containers have these high quality features:

1/8" thick steel plate bottom side rails
High strength steel supporting cross members
1 1/8" thick hardwood floor with galvanized self-tapping screws
16-gauge corrugated steel walls
16-gauge roof
270-degree swing cargo door(s)
High security dual-locking system*
Spot-grinded, primed & repainted with a beige high-grade water reducible alkyd direct-to-metal enamel*
* Comes standard on all rental units

SMS portable workspace containers have these structural features:

High security window bars, lever & deadbolt set with lock box
Studs & R-19 Insulation covered with wood paneling
1 1/8" marine board floor is covered with a durable single part gray epoxy coating
Dual pane low-E horizontal sliding windows with screens and miniblinds
18 Gauge steel polystyrene core 3-hour fire rated personnel door
All of our workspaces are refurbished grade or better
Exterior load center operating on 100 Amp single phase 230 Volt power
Light switch, receptacles and 4' light fixtures; all wiring is Romex 12/2
CAT-6 voice and data lines with electrical junction box
HVAC units ranging from 1 ton to 2 ton on rentals; ability to customize up to 10 tons of cooling

Having flexible storage containers options is important, but security is crucial to protect your peace of mind and your possessions.

At Southwest Mobile Storage, we don't believe in leaving things to chance. We want you to rest easy knowing your inventory, documents, tools, equipment and other items are safe 24/7. That is why we equip SMS high-security slide bolt locking systems and lockboxes on our entire fleet of rental freight containers.

EVERY ONE OF OUR MOBILE STORAGE CONTAINERS FOR RENT IN Casa Grande, AZ, INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING SAFETY MEASURES:

High-security slide-bolt locking system and extra-long lock box, giving you twice the security and peace of mind.
No holes to ensure your rental shipping container is wind and water-tight.
No rust for your safety.
14-gauge corrugated steel for strength and reinforcement.

Contact us to speak with a helpful, friendly representative to better understand our full range of capabilities. We are happy to answer any questions you have, go over pricing and set up a time and place to deliver your Conex box. Our quotes are 100% free and you are under no obligation to pay for your consultation.

COMMERCIAL STORAGE CONTAINERS TO RENT, BUY OR MODIFY IN Casa Grande, AZ

When you own a business or manage one, it's crucial to have efficient, affordable ways to store inventory and supplies, whether it's to grow your business or adapt to changes in the market, like the many caused by the pandemic.

Renting storage containers to keep at your business eliminates the cost and hassles of sending your staff to offsite storage facilities. Steel containers with roll up doors make storing and retrieving items faster and easier. Auto repair shops and other businesses that need easy access throughout the workday to secure storage for tools, parts, equipment or supplies find renting shipping containers to be the best solution for their business storage needs. Southwest Mobile Storage has your back.

 Storage Containers For Rent Casa Grande, AZ

Renting portable offices gives your business more workspace, breakrooms, pop up stores, security booths and more, without the cost and red tape associated with constructing building additions. Plus, a steel storage container fits neatly into one parking space and provides much stronger security than Pods and way more convenience than self-storage units.

If you have a specific need, we can modify shipping containers to build whatever you need to grow your business. Whether it's a portable workspace to run your business, like a pop-up container bar, or a durable facility for scientific research, like a container laboratory, or even a container gym, our unrivaled fabrication facility and modification experts got you covered. Our full-time, in-house staff of certified welders, engineers, electricians, carpenters and painters have over 500 years combined experience modifying thousands of container projects for just about any business use you can imagine.

WHETHER YOUR BUSINESS IS COMMERCIAL, HEALTHCARE, GOVERNMENT OR EDUCATION, OR YOUR INTEREST IS TO RENT, BUY OR MODIFY SHIPPING CONTAINERS, SMS HAS YOU COVERED:

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Offsite storage alternatives cause a mess of hassles and headaches. Expanding office space and storage capacity at your location saves time, money and hassle of making multiple trips offsite.
We offer more choice in security, size and features in steel Conex boxes or ISO shipping containers than a public storage unit or Pod for less cost and far greater service.
We offer flexible, month-to-month rental agreements and prorate by the day after your first 28-day billing cycle.
With us, you get a dedicated account manager you can rely on, so you can focus on running your business than waste time with a different person every time you call that doesn't know or care as much.
While other companies may have some staff for modifying containers, most outsource the work, so you don't know who is actually doing the modifications or how much they're marking up the price.
 Mobile Storage Containers Casa Grande, AZ
When you modify a shipping container for your business, you won't have to worry about expensive, lengthy and complicated construction.
We have modified thousands of containers nationwide and internationally for more than 25 years for NASA, US Navy, GCP Applied Technologies, Helix and Sundt to name a few. And rent containers to Amazon, Walmart and many of other nationally recognized brands.
Our extensive staff makes it possible to custom build multiple projects simultaneously and our 90,000 sq ft indoor fabrication facility prevents contaminants from interfering with fabrication, which delivers better quality and precision.

CUSTOM CONTAINERS FOR YOUR HOME IN Casa Grande, AZ

Building additions to your home can be very expensive and requires going through the hassle of securing permits and waiting for construction. You can save money, time and stress by modifying a shipping container instead. Whether you need additional space for a home gym, recreation or storage, we can convert steel containers into anything you can imagine. Our custom container gyms, man-caves or she-sheds, garages and more give you the extra space you need without the hassle, cost and wait that comes with home renovation.

Renting shipping containers for temporary storage, either when moving or dealing with restoration from a fire or flood, provides a secure, convenient way to keep your belongings close for accessing them whenever you need to. Plus, renting mobile storage containers for moving costs less than traditional movers and allows you to take your time packing, reducing the stress that comes from moving. You can also rent portable offices for your home to make working remotely distraction-free.

 Rent Shipping Containers Casa Grande, AZ

HERE'S WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE US TO RENT, BUY OR MODIFY A SHIPPING CONTAINER FOR YOUR HOME:

With an extensive in-house staff and 90,000 sq ft container modification facility, we're able to deliver consistently high quality and work on multiple projects simultaneously for a fast turnaround.

Other companies don't have the facility, staff or resources to modify shipping containers and will outsource the work to various shops who may not have the special experience or tools needed to modify the right way.

You can rest assured knowing your custom container is safe in our hands. Our certified weld and quality control inspectors ensure everything is structurally sound and built to your specifications through every step of the process.

Renting a moving container from us makes your move much less stressful because you won't have to rush to pack your whole house into a moving truck in one day. Instead, you can take your time packing over the course of a month.

Our ISO shipping containers are weatherproof and come with vault-like security, so you don't have to worry about theft or damage to your belongings.

You won't get that level of security from U-Haul or other moving truck companies.

Renting a storage container at your home keeps your belongings close and gives you convenient 24/7 access, so you're always able to retrieve the contents of your container when you need to.

We know move in and move out dates don't always line up. We can store your packed rental container at our secure facility until your new home is ready.

With our mobile storage containers for rent in Casa Grande, AZ, you can save up to 40% when compared to full-service long-distance movers, while gaining more flexibility in your schedule.

MOBILE STORAGE CONTAINERS & PORTABLE OFFICES TO RENT, BUY OR MODIFY IN Casa Grande, AZ

We know your needs may change suddenly. With our extensive inventory and variety of sizes of portable offices and shipping containers to rent, buy or modify in Casa Grande, AZ, we provide fast service and the best value possible so it's easy for you to get whatever you need when you need it.

Renting storage containers and portable offices from us gives you more flexibility when it comes to your schedule and options. If you don't have enough space at your current location or simply would prefer offsite storage, you can keep your rental storage and office containers at your location or ours - whichever is most convenient for you. You also get more options to choose from when it comes to size and features, like portable offices with divided rooms for private meetings or office/storage combos for storage and office space in one container. All while costing a fraction of the price of a pod or self-storage facility.

You can also buy new or used freight containers from us and choose from a variety of add-ons, including lights, electricity, doors and windows. Or fully customize a shipping container to save time, money and energy by skipping the expensive, lengthy process of constructing building additions. We can modify a Conex box into whatever you can imagine for any use you need, from construction tool cribs to office buildings, monitoring stations, mobile communication towers and much more. The possibilities are endless.

HERE'S HOW WE'VE GOT YOUR BACK:

You'll never face hidden fees or surprises with us. We give you transparent billing up front at the best prices.

With us, you get a reliable, dedicated point of contact, who keeps you updated every step of the way. You can rest assured knowing you'll always get what you need, when you need it.

No other company has the breadth and depth of staff and experience that we do when it comes to modifying shipping containers. Our certified welders, engineers, electricians, plumbers, carpenters and painters have more than 500 years of combined experience in fabricating custom steel containers.

We prorate your rent by the day after the first 28-day billing cycle, so you don't have to pay for a full month when you only have your mobile containers and offices for a few days.

While other companies may be able to do small container modifications, most don't have an in-house fabrication staff or 90,000 sq ft fabrication facility like we do. As a result, they outsource the work on your custom container, so you don't know who's actually building it.

Rest assured knowing your modified shipping container will be built to the highest quality standards. Our certified weld and quality control inspectors check every step of the fabrication process to ensure everything is structurally sound and built to your specifications.

HOW RENTING A STORAGE CONTAINER AND MOBILE OFFICE WORKS

Whether you're in need of a storage container for your commercial business, a portable office for your construction site, or a moving container for your home, our process is simple and straightforward.

Choose Your Container

Choose the mobile storage solution that works best for your needs. In this step, you will let us know the number of containers you need, their sizes and what types of doors to equip.

Choose Your Options

Let us know if you would like to add any of our rental options, like a folding table or shelving.

Choose Your Security

Choose from padlocks, puck locks and other enhanced security options. All of our storage containers come standard with dual-locking, vault-like security.

Choose Your Delivery Timeframe

You can expect standard delivery within 3-5 days of your order. If you need expedited delivery, we will do everything in our power to accommodate your needs.

Pick-Up Planning

Do you need to keep your shipping container at our location? Prefer to have our team deliver your packed container to a location of your choice? Let us know, and we'll be by your side to work out the logistics.

HOW RENTING A STORAGE CONTAINER AND MOBILE OFFICE WORKS

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DETERMINE DESTINATION

Let our team know where we should deliver your mobile storage container for rent in Casa Grande, AZ. Be sure to let us know if there are any special conditions that might prevent our drivers from entering your chosen destination. Before you schedule your delivery, let us know which direction you would like the doors of your container to face.

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SCHEDULE DATE & TIME

Our drivers can deliver your storage container Monday-Friday, between the hours of 6AM and 2PM local time. Our two-hour delivery window is the most precise in the industry. If you desire another delivery time outside of our standard delivery options, we will do our best to accommodate your needs. As a courtesy, our driver will call you at least 30 minutes before they arrive at your drop-off destination.

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PREPARE FOR YOUR MOBILE STORAGE CONTAINER DELIVERY

Before we deliver your Conex box, prepare your delivery area by ensuring that there are no low overhangs, arches, wires, trees or any other obstacles that could interfere with your delivery. It's a good idea to mark the space where you would like your steel container placed.

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DELIVERY & SETUP

When our driver arrives, they will back our truck into the space where you would like your shipping container placed. Once we arrive, we will ensure that your container is delivered safely and securely. If placed on asphalt or pavement, we will use wood dunnage pads to make sure your ground surface is protected and the container is level.

HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT MOBILE CONTAINERS TO Rent, Buy OR Modify IN Casa Grande, AZ?

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Latest News in Casa Grande, AZ

I-10 expansion project between Chandler, Casa Grande aims to reduce crashes, congestion

PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill to approve the expansion of Interstate 10 between Chandler and Casa Grande at a time when Arizo...

PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill to approve the expansion of Interstate 10 between Chandler and Casa Grande at a time when Arizona is expanding with more people and industrial projects.

Anyone who has ever driven that 26-mile stretch of I-10 south of the Valley - also known as the Wild Horse Pass Corridor - knows how it bottlenecks between the two cities, which can lead to more traffic, accidents, delays and sometimes death.

It's the only remaining section of I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson that has only two lanes in each direction. This new project will widen the highway to three lanes and extend the HOV lane from Chandler down to Riggs Road in order to decrease congestion.

"I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson is a major artery for our state’s residents and commerce," said bill sponsor Sen. T.J. Shope of Coolidge in a statement. "Many Casa Grande and Coolidge residents use I-10 to commute to Phoenix for work. This expansion alleviates the pressure on our commuters and our businesses."

It's a $700 million project, with $400 million coming from the state. Another $300 million will hopefully come from a federal grant, and according to Gov. Doug Ducey, not at a moment too soon.

"The plan is to get this started next year and with luck be done by 2026," Ducey said.

The project would also improve several interchanges, crossroads and bridges, according to the Arizona Dept. of Transportation.

The Arizona Department of Transportation admits that until the project is completed, traffic will be a mess. The project is scheduled to begin in 2023, and conclude in 2026.

"It’ll be a significant project, and the issues that come with that, including work zones and slower speeds, and obviously, we will do what we can to mitigate that," said Doug Nick.

Engineering and environmental studies will need to be finished first.

Drivers, officials weigh in

For some drivers, like Roxanna Tovares, heading south on the I-10 can be a frightening proposition that is fraught with traffic delays and accidents.

"The traffic just gets close. Then, it just takes longer for us to travel," said Tovares.

Casa Grande's mayor, Craig McFarland, weighed in on the expansionplan.

"We have 64,000 city residents to use the I-10. Without widening it, it will become a parking lot," said McFarland.

Tune in to FOX 10 Phoenix for the latest news:

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Arizona Gov. Ducey announces investments necessary to finish expansion of I-10

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced last week that the state will invest $400 million to “finish the job” and widen I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson.The investment delivers on a promise Ducey made during this year’s State of the State address this past January.The segment stretches between Chandler and Casa Grande and is known as the Wild Horse Pass Corridor. It is the last stretch of highway along I-10 between the state’s two largest cities with only two lanes.“In the State of the State, we pr...

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced last week that the state will invest $400 million to “finish the job” and widen I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson.

The investment delivers on a promise Ducey made during this year’s State of the State address this past January.

The segment stretches between Chandler and Casa Grande and is known as the Wild Horse Pass Corridor. It is the last stretch of highway along I-10 between the state’s two largest cities with only two lanes.

“In the State of the State, we promised that we would invest more dollars to get the I-10 completion leap-frogged to the front of the priority list. Today, we’re delivering on that promise,” Ducey said. “This legislation ensures that everyone in Arizona can get to their destination safely and quickly, even as our state continues to grow. We’re not going to have the endless traffic jams you see in cities like Los Angeles, where men and women are stuck in their cars for hours every day.”

The investment is part of the state legislature’s Senate Bill 1239, which allocated money to the I-10 project and will widen the 26-mile segment of road from two lanes to three.

“I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson is a major artery for our state’s residents and commerce,” state Sen. T.J. Shope (R-Coolidge), the bill’s author, said. “Many Casa Grande and Coolidge residents use I-10 to commute to Phoenix for work. This expansion alleviates the pressure on our commuters and our businesses.”

The up-front investment will position Arizona to receive additional federal funds to complete the project, estimated to cost just under $1 billion. The state has dedicated nearly $700 in funding to the project.

In addition to widening to three lanes, the proposed project will extend the High Occupancy Vehicle lanes in the northern portion, replace the Gila River Bridge, add and improve interchanges for enhanced mobility, and more.

Arizona Department of Transportation officials anticipate that the improvements will cut the number of crashes in the corridor by half.

“With the passage and signing of S.B. 1239, Arizona has shown its commitment to providing the safest, most reliable transportation system in the nation,” said Gila River Indian Community Governor Stephen Roe Lewis. “The I-10 is an important economic corridor and with its widening will expand investment and generate additional economic activities within my tribal community, the state, and the region.”

The project is expected to start in 2023, with bridges that carry traffic over the Gila River. Target completion is 2026.

Gov. Ducey signs legislation providing funds to widen section of the I-10

$400 million will be earmarked to widen a 26-mile stretch of the I-10 south of Phoenix that has long been a congested bottleneck between Chandler and Casa Grande.Gov. Doug Ducey signed the legislation saying these projects are necessary as the state’s population grows.“As I said in the State of the State, more people means more infrastructure needs. Commuters, vacationers, and commerce rely on modernized roads for efficiency and safety," he said.The expansion would add a third lane and extend the existin...

$400 million will be earmarked to widen a 26-mile stretch of the I-10 south of Phoenix that has long been a congested bottleneck between Chandler and Casa Grande.

Gov. Doug Ducey signed the legislation saying these projects are necessary as the state’s population grows.

“As I said in the State of the State, more people means more infrastructure needs. Commuters, vacationers, and commerce rely on modernized roads for efficiency and safety," he said.

The expansion would add a third lane and extend the existing HOV lane, the project. The state Department of Transportation will apply for additional money from the federal infrastructure bill passed last year.

Ducey said at a signing ceremony attended by state lawmakers from both parties, the mayors of Chandler and Casa Grande and Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis of the Gila River Indian Community that new manufacturers in Pinal County need the expansion, as do companies hauling freight from Mexico, commuters and tourists.

“This legislation ensures that everyone in Arizona can get to their destination safely and quickly, even as our state continues to grow,” Ducey said.

Electric car manufacturer Lucid Motors has a new plant in Casa Grande and electric and hydrogen fuel semi-truck manufacturer Nikola has opened a plant in Coolidge.

In addition to the third lane over the 26-mile section and extending an existing HOV lane by several miles, the project will improve several bridges and interchanges, replacing an existing bridge over the Gila River, improve a frontage road and make other safety improvements.

The project's total cost is estimated at $990 million, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Prior to Wednesday's $400 million general fund appropriation, $290 million in state, federal and Maricopa County cash had already been set aside for the project. ADOT will apply for an additional $300 million grant from federal infrastructure funds approved by Democratic President Joe Biden last year.

Construction is expected to begin early next year and be complete in 2026. Ducey called for the new spending in his January State of the State address.

Republican state Sen. T.J. Shope of Coolidge sponsored the legislation, which drew only two no votes in the 90-member Legislature. He has been working for a decade to secure the money needed to widen the section of highway.

"First and foremost, let us all remember that this expansion is necessary (for) the safety of the people who travel it on a daily basis," Shope said, noting the tragic accidents that have led to deaths along the highway.

The $400 million in state funds is available because of an unprecedented state budget surplus currently estimated at $5.3 billion, more than 40% of the current year's state budget. Republican lawmakers who hold the majority in the Senate and House have been at a stalemate for the past two months, with some demanding more tax cuts on top of last year's massive income tax cut and others demanding nearly $1 billion in new K-12 school spending.

In addition, Ducey wants $1 billion set aside for new water projects and has proposed raises for state workers and new spending on a variety of K-12 education and social programs.

Arizona Wheel Estate: Pinal County RV parks and resorts

By Timothy Rawles / NewsBreak Pinal County, AZ(Pinal County, AZ) Sitting behind the wheel of an RV is one way to explore Arizona’s scenic landscape. Parking that same vehicle and getting outside to examine nature can enhance the whole experience. Gas up, grab some groceries and let us tell you about some great parks and resorts to plant your home on wheels.Pinal is a roomy county. Its open desert space is peppered with cities like Casa Grande, Florence, and Apache Junction but the suburban life never distracts from the go...

By Timothy Rawles / NewsBreak Pinal County, AZ

(Pinal County, AZ) Sitting behind the wheel of an RV is one way to explore Arizona’s scenic landscape. Parking that same vehicle and getting outside to examine nature can enhance the whole experience. Gas up, grab some groceries and let us tell you about some great parks and resorts to plant your home on wheels.

Pinal is a roomy county. Its open desert space is peppered with cities like Casa Grande, Florence, and Apache Junction but the suburban life never distracts from the gorgeous, natural setting. It's off the beaten path between I-10 and Highway 79, but it's rich in history, full of gorgeous Sonoran Desert views, and just isolated enough to make you think you're living off the grid.

Established in 1875, Pinal County gets its name from Pinal Mountains located about 90 miles northeast in Gila Arizona. Flourishing with lush Ponderosa Pines, Gambel Oaks, and White firs, it's probably not something you would expect amid the hot desert terrain. But road tripping In an RV can be full of surprises.

If you're making your way up through Arizona via Tucson or south from Phoenix, Pinal County is a great place to rest up for a few days. There are plenty of RV parks to choose from and if you happen to have another vehicle with you touring the area is a must.

According to countyoffice.org there are 40 RV parks in Pinal County. It’s ranked ninth out of 15 counties as far as RV parks per capita.

Below are some great RV parks that rank high on Yelp’s review pages. Some are resort-style stops and some are basic sites that contain everything an RV-er needs for a refreshing pitstop or extended stay.

With its historic restored Adobe Inn, this location is more than just a pitstop. There are 85 private full-service RV sites, small patios, and desert landscaping including saguaro, barrel cactus and ocotillo. The clubhouse is fully stocked with a kitchen, utensils, coffee, and board games.

Located at: 9198 North Highway 79, Florence, 85132

(520) 868-8000

This co-op has both long and short-term options for RVs. Their website says it's a “55+ RV resort.” The list of amenities is extensive. They have a pool and spa, meditation gardens, gym, and activity center.

Crafters are also in for a treat. The resort offers a stained glass window studio and a woodworking shop. People can take painting classes, take a gourd making workshop, do quilting, and play bocce ball.

Located at: 9668 North Highway, 79 Florence, 85132

(520) 868-3800

This is another 55 and older resort. As with Desert Gardens, there's no shortage of activities. They have an on-site activities director, live entertainment, bingo, weekly potlucks, and church services.

It's pet-friendly, with nature and hiking trails, and is a WiFi hotspot. They also offer a 20% military discount.

Located at: 2200 North Trekell Road, Casa Grande, Arizona, 85122

(877) 864-2728

For a more low-key experience, Palo Verde RV Park is a nature lover’s dream. Although it isn't as swanky as some of the other sites, it certainly serves its purpose. The park has been open for 64 years and offers extra-large spaces, a quiet RV community, beautiful vistas, and close access to Apache Sky Casino.

There are some full RV and trailer hookups.

They don't have shower or restroom facilities but offer “boondocking,” which means setting up your RV without electrical, sewer, or water connections. It's completely off the grid.

Located at: 9880 North Malpais Road, Winkleman, Arizona 85192

(520) 356-7930

This isn't your average RV site, it also doubles as a mobile home park. which means you can make your stay an extended one if you want. Their RV spaces can accommodate any size RV, 5th Wheel, or travel trailer with 20, 30 and 50 amp electrical service.

Oasis Junction Mobile Home Park is in the heart of historic Apache Junction. It's not as secluded as some of the rest we've covered here, But that means guests have easier access to shopping, dining, and sightseeing excursions.

Located at: 545 North Ocotillo Drive, Apache Junction, Arizona, 85120

(480) 310-1113

From five-star glamping to remote boondocking, an RV gives the road tripper plenty of freedom to explore the country on wheels. Arizona is considered one of America's biggest travel destinations and just because it's called The Grand Canyon State doesn't mean that's all it has to offer.

Find a fur baby at the Pinal County Animal Care & Control Clear the Shelter adoption event

By Timothy Rawles / NewsBreak Pinal County, AZ(Casa Grande, AZ) If you’re looking for a life-long companion, chances are a cute dog or cat is looking for the same.The Pinal County Animal Care & Control has their Clear the Shelter” adoption event on Saturday, April 23. And it’s a perfect time to become a pet parent, whether it’s your first time or your 50th.According to the March statistics report, there are currently 345 potential pets ready to adopt at the shelter. With this event, they are o...

By Timothy Rawles / NewsBreak Pinal County, AZ

(Casa Grande, AZ) If you’re looking for a life-long companion, chances are a cute dog or cat is looking for the same.

The Pinal County Animal Care & Control has their Clear the Shelter” adoption event on Saturday, April 23. And it’s a perfect time to become a pet parent, whether it’s your first time or your 50th.

According to the March statistics report, there are currently 345 potential pets ready to adopt at the shelter. With this event, they are offering free waived adoptions and microchips. The day’s festivities will include vendors and a food truck.

Pinal County Animal Control’s (PCAC) mission is to find every homeless pet a safe and loving home. They want to educate the public so that no animal must suffer due to ignorance. Here are some questions and answers from the PCAC that come up at the shelter for potential pet parents:

Do I have to license my dog?

State law requires all dogs over three months to be vaccinated against rabies. The license requirement allows city or county agencies to ensure that the dog has a current rabies vaccination. It also gives animal control agencies a way to identify the owner of an impounded animal to get the animal back home.

Where are the shelters located for adoptable pets?

Animal Care and Control operate two shelters. The first location would be our main shelter located at 1150 South Eleven Mile Corner Road in Casa Grande. The second location is San Manuel, near the Sheriff's Posse Arena at 27390 South Veterans Memorial Boulevard.

Why are pets required to have microchips at Animal Care and Control?

A microchip is a small identification device about the size of a grain of rice implanted on an animal's back just under the skin at the base of the neck. Animal control agencies or shelters that might take possession of a stray animal can scan the animal with a handheld scanner to help locate the animal's owners. It is another avenue to reunite pets and owners. The chip used by Animal Care and Control is the Data Mars brand. It is also a method to prove ownership if your animal is stolen since it cannot be removed like a collar and tags.

Do I have to keep my dog penned up?

The State of Arizona requires that all dogs be confined to their property or be on a leash if not on the owner's property. It is commonly known as a "leash law" and exists throughout the state. The Pinal County Animal Control Ordinance reflects that exact requirement.

Can I chain up my dog legally?

Yes. It is legal. It is not the best choice, and the owner is responsible for making sure the dog is not chained in an area or in such a way that it can get entangled with other objects or tangle its chain. The dog must be able to reach food, water, and adequate shelter, with the chain being at least 6 feet in length.

What do I do if I find a stray?

If you have found a stray dog or cat, please contact Animal Care and Control and report it. Please call the animal control agency representing the city or area where you have found the animal. If you cannot bring the animal into our facility, we ask that you hold that animal for 24 hours, hoping the owner will be found. Only then will we send an Officer to pick up the found animal. If you wish to keep the animal, you may, but only if the owner can contact you to retrieve their lost pet; otherwise, we prefer the animal stay with us until the three-day mandatory waiting period. Then you may adopt the animal yourself. Please note that Animal Care and Control does not pick up stray or roaming cats.

If I find a pet and call the owner, but they don’t reply, can I keep them?

In Arizona, the law states that if you keep a dog or cat and care for it for six consecutive days, you automatically become the animal owner. This means you will be legally required to license and vaccinate the animal and feed, water, and shelter the animal. It is always wise for you to contact Animal Care and Control to report finding the animal if the original owner comes along to claim it. That way, you have proof of the length of time it has been in your possession should the original owner come along later and want the animal back.

Attending the Pinal County Animal & Care Control “Clear the Shelter” event is a great way to ask more questions about owning a pet in Arizona. The Pinal County Sheriff’s office is partnering with the shelter for the event.

You can look at which animals are available through the website. Or check out the PCAC website. “Clear the Shelter” will be held at 1150 South Eleven Mile Corner Road, Casa Grande.

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