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Sunbelt RV Parks Report Record Number of Snowbirds

Sunbelt RV Parks Report Record Number of Snowbirds

March 12, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Resurgence of the Polar vortex and snow in 49 of the 50 states was good news for the Sunbelt. Campgrounds in southern California, Texas, Florida, and Arizona are seeing a boom in occupancy for December–March with travelers seeking a respite from this winter’s ravaging snow and plummeting temperatures. The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) reports […]

It’s Time for Snow…Birds, That Is

It’s Time for Snow…Birds, That Is

December 13, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

We have chosen to be reasonably warm year-round, so we are snowbirds. Every year when I hear the honks of the Canada geese overhead at our home in Alberta, something in my genes starts pulling my inner-compass to the South. And an inner voice whispers: “Surely you’re as smart as a goose.” Feeling that I […]

Thanksgiving: Giving Thanks for Our RV Lifestyle

Thanksgiving: Giving Thanks for Our RV Lifestyle

November 27, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Many will be on the road traveling today and throughout this Thanksgiving weekend. Thanksgiving is the biggest travel weekend in America, and RVers are out in force, back on the road, crossing the country in their RVs to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends. And many Snowbirds are traveling south to their favorite Sunbelt roost to […]

Top 10 National Parks for Camping

Top 10 National Parks for Camping

July 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

National parks provide the opportunity to explore nature at its best. From the diversity of beautiful wildlife to the endless possibilities in their miles of trails these parks have much to offer in new experiences, sights, and sounds. Camping in America’s national parks allows a visitor to more fully appreciate the beauty of America’s natural treasures. There […]

‘Tis the season for Christmas lights

‘Tis the season for Christmas lights

December 15, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

‘Tis the season for Christmas light displays. Below is a selected list of ten of the best places in the U.S. Sunbelt to see Christmas lights and other seasonal displays. No guarantee, but they’re all worth a look—and don’t forget to pack your digital camera and tripod. Alabama Theodore Bellingrath Gardens Magic Christmas in Lights […]

RVing and Thanksgiving: Giving Thanks

RVing and Thanksgiving: Giving Thanks

November 25, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Many will be on the road traveling today and throughout this Thanksgiving weekend. Thanksgiving is the biggest travel weekend in America, and RVers are out in force, back on the road, crossing the country in their RVs to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends. And many Snowbirds are traveling south to their favorite Sunbelt roost […]

Snowbird destinations: Southern California

Snowbird destinations: Southern California

November 18, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

We’ve lived most of our life in the prairie province of Alberta. To say we’ve experienced long cold and snowy winters is an understatement. Fourteen years ago, we reached the point of “Enough Already”. So we packed up the RV, hit the road, and headed south—south to California to San Diego and Palm Springs. Frostbitten Northerners west […]

A look at snowbirds

A look at snowbirds

October 16, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

The Iceman cometh This article is the first in an ongoing series on snowbirds and preparation for the snowbird lifestyle. It’s pretty safe to say that summer is over and we’re approaching the Snowbird season. Long before winter’s blustery chill begins to sting the bones, plans are being made by millions of Canadians, Northeasters, Midwesterners, […]