Monthly Archives: October 2010

Snowbird destinations: Florida, Part 2

Think Florida, and you no doubt have thoughts of dazzling white beaches, warm ocean breezes, wind-swept palms and other subtropical plants and trees, endless citrus groves, fresh-from-the-water seafood, delicious key lime pie, space shuttle launch from the Kennedy Space Center, … Continue reading

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Snowbird destinations: Florida

Florida has long been a haven for those seeking relief from the cold days of a northern winter. Most visitors are eager to trade in their snow shovels for waving palm trees and long walks on sun-kissed beaches. Arriving Easter … Continue reading

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Snowbird destinations: Texas, Part 3

Texas Spoken Friendly Rio Grande Valley continued World Birding Center The World Birding Center (WBC) is a network of nine sites along 120 miles of river road from South Padre Island west to Roma, with habitats that range from “dry … Continue reading

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Snowbird destinations: Texas, Part 2

Texas Spoken Friendly Rio Grande Valley The vast majority of Winter Texans flock to the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) in South Texas. “The Valley,” as it is affectionately called, is an area near the Mexican border that stretches from Brownsville … Continue reading

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Snowbird destinations: Texas

Texas Spoken Friendly As the temperature dips and the colder months loom, sun-loving snowbirds are getting ready to head to warmer locales. Most snowbirds congregate in one of two areas: Coastal Bend—the Rockport-Fulton-Port Aransas-Corpus Christi corridor; and from South Padre … Continue reading

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San Tan Mountain Regional Park, AZ

This is the final article in a 5-part series on Maricopa County Regional Parks. San Tan Mountain Regional Park, one of ten Maricopa County Regional Parks, consists of 10,200 acres in the southeast Valley. Located just south of the Maricopa/Pinal … Continue reading

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Lake Pleasant Regional Park, AZ

Lake Pleasant Regional Park, one of ten Maricopa County Regional Parks, is a scenic water recreation area in the northwest Valley. The breathtaking views offer visitors a great place to relax, whether it is from a boat or shoreline picnic … Continue reading

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Usery Mountain Regional Park, AZ

This is the third article in a 5-part series on Maricopa County Regional Parks. Usery Mountin Regional Park, one of ten Maricopa County Regional Parks, is a 3,648 acre preserve at the western end of the Goldfield Mountains, adjacent to … Continue reading

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Cave Creek Regional Park, AZ

This is the second article in a 5-part series on Maricopa County Regional Parks Cave Creek Regional Park, one of Maricopa County’s parks, is a 2,922 acre preserve of lush desert foothills located north of Phoenix, just off the Carefree … Continue reading

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Best kept secret in camping

One of the best kept secrets in the World of RVing is campgrounds located in county parks! But where are they, and how do you find them? Sometimes they’re located in Woodall’s and Trailer Life Campground Directory. Often times they’re … Continue reading

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