Category Archives: Snowbird

2015 Quartzsite Sports, Vacation & RV Show Dates Announced

Every January something happens that is hard to believe, unless you have seen it! More than a million and half million visitors, mostly in recreational vehicles, converge on the sleepy little desert town of Quartzsite, located just 20 miles east of … Continue reading

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Obscure Snowbird Destinations

Every winter thousands of Canadians and Americans from the northern climes head south to the U.S Sunbelt. The snowbird hotspots include vast stretches of the Florida coastline, a variety of popular Arizona desert locations, and Palm Springs, the always fashionable … Continue reading

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North-South Snowbird RV Routes

As refugees from the frozen north, snowbirds escape winter at home by migrating southward each year. Selecting a balmy snowbird roost is when all the fun begins. Choice is in rich supply. Many snowbirds are north-south creatures, meaning those from the … Continue reading

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Tamales Are Red Hot at Indio Tamale Festival

Some residents and snowbirds who winter in the Coachella Valley look forward to this time of year to enjoy holiday lights, Christmas trees, and warm winter weather, but others wait year-round to feast on an array of delicious tamales. Being … Continue reading

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RV Boondocking Capital of the World

Quartzsite, Arizona, a Sonora Desert community 18 miles east of the Colorado River, on I-10, is the RV Boondocking Capital of the World. The term boondocking, also known to RV enthusiasts as dispersed camping, dry camping, or coyote camping, is used to describe camping in the … Continue reading

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Snowbird Tips—Exploring the Sun Belt

As refugees from the frozen north, snowbirds escape winter at home by migrating southward each year. Selecting your balmy Snowbird roost is when all the fun begins. Choice is in rich supply, and for those who like to hop around a … Continue reading

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Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Each year, more than a million Canadian Snowbirds flock south to southern climes to enjoy warm weather. Snowbirds need to know the rules of their roost and to do some serious planning. Too often, they overlook some important considerations. Most … Continue reading

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Talking Turkey At Thanksgiving

Today is my favorite holiday of the year. No presents to buy. And as Canadian Snowbirds we have the opportunity of celebrating Thanksgiving in October (Canadian Thanksgiving) and again today. The only thing to spend is time with family, food, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving & Our RV Lifestyle

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 … Continue reading

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A Perfect Week in Lodi

Lodi Wine Country is one of California’s major winegrowing regions, located 100 miles east of San Francisco on the eastern edge of the San Joaquin/Sacramento River Delta, south of Sacramento, and west of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It is … Continue reading

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