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Affordable Snowbird Destinations in Arizona
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Affordable Snowbird Destinations in Arizona

Arizona is a snowbird hot spot because you can find locations with warm and dry winters, natural beauty, and endless outdoor activities. As the sixth-largest U.S. state and one of the most popular for U.S. and Canadian snowbirds, you’ll have plenty of destinations to pick from in Arizona. Depending on which “Grand Canyon State” location…

Affordable Snowbird Destinations in Texas 
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Affordable Snowbird Destinations in Texas 

Snowbirds flock to Texas because of the mild winters, beautiful landscapes, and an endless number of activities. As the second-largest U.S. state, snowbirds have plenty of locations to pick from in Texas.  Depending on your interests and climate preference, you’ll generally enjoy sunshine and mild days (the mid 50s to 70s) from November through March…

Is the KOA Rewards Camping Loyalty Program Worth the Cost?
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Is the KOA Rewards Camping Loyalty Program Worth the Cost?

Whether you’re new to camping or not, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Kampgrounds of America or KOA.  With over 500 KOAs in North America, you may have a KOA in your area or see signs for KOAs when you travel. There are three types of KOAs – Journey, Holiday, and Resort. KOA Journey…

Affordable Snowbird Destinations in Florida
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Affordable Snowbird Destinations in Florida

When you think about where American and Canadian snowbirds head for the winter months, Florida likely comes to mind. For those fleeing the cold and snow, the “Sunshine State” is a popular snowbird destination because it offers warm weather, beautiful scenery, and plenty of outdoor activities. Yet, for many people, the most popular islands, beach…

Drawbacks to the Snowbird Lifestyle [and overcoming them!]
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Drawbacks to the Snowbird Lifestyle [and overcoming them!]

Are you thinking about living for extended periods in Florida, Arizona, New Mexico, or another southern state because of their sunny days? Perhaps you’re thinking about escaping the winter cold in Canada or New England and heading south for warmer weather? Whatever your reason for changing zip codes for several chilly weeks or a few…

Are Good Sam RV Memberships Worth The Cost?
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Are Good Sam RV Memberships Worth The Cost?

If you camp frequently or think about spending your winter snowbirding in an RV park, you’ve probably heard about different membership clubs you can join that offer a variety of discounts and services to those in the camping community. But are the resources and savings these membership programs provide worth the cost of joining?  Today,…

Best State Parks for Camping in the Finger Lakes of New York

Best State Parks for Camping in the Finger Lakes of New York

During the summer months, most snowbirds return to their northern homes or embark on travel throughout the U.S. In the northeast, states like Michigan, New York, Vermont, and Maine welcome snowbirds and other travelers with beautiful scenic views and plenty of outdoor activities. When you visit New York, you can enjoy spending your days hiking,…

Tips for Snowbirds and Seasonal Travelers to Avoid Rental Scams

Tips for Snowbirds and Seasonal Travelers to Avoid Rental Scams

Every year at the start of winter, snowbirds and those looking to escape the snow migrate toward southern states like South Carolina, Florida, Arizona, and New Mexico.  This seasonal movement results in many people searching rental listings for winter accommodations in warmer climates. Unfortunately, the competition for seasonal or short term housing might make sun…

How to Be a Great Houseguest (7 Do’s and 7 Don’ts)
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How to Be a Great Houseguest (7 Do’s and 7 Don’ts)

You may enjoy relaxing in luxurious accommodations on expensive vacations, spending your days away from the office hiking in the back-country, or taking the kids to popular attractions when you’re away from home.  But another wonderful opportunity may present itself if a relative or close friend invites you to stay with them. Many who live…