Category Archives: Snowbird

Quartzsite Plans GRAND Gathering 2015

The 2nd Annual GRAND Gathering, the World’s Largest Gathering of Grand Parents and Great-Grand Parents, is planned for Quartzsite from March 6 to 8. Sponsored by the Quartzsite Improvement Association (QIA), Grand Gathering 2015 will be a celebration of grandparents, … Continue reading

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Magnet For Birds & Snowbirds

They may be blue in the North Country, but in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, the jays have bright green backs, purple-blue heads with black trim down to the chest, and yellowish-green underparts. The Valley, as it is … Continue reading

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Escapees Expand Mail Services

Since 1985, Escapees Mail Forwarding Service has been assisting full-time and part-time RVers with all their mail forwarding needs.  As a licensed commercial mail-receiving agent, Escapees provides the largest, most economical service for RVers in the nation. Livingston, Texas-based Escapees Club … Continue reading

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Settling Into Your Snowbird Roost

Once you’ve decided on the region you’d like to visit, consider the RV park where you’d like to while away the winter months. Many of these parks welcome snowbirds with open arms and even schedule special events or social mixers … Continue reading

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2 National Parks That Are Best During Winter

Touring America’s national parks in an RV can be a transcendent experience. Winter can be one of the best times to get out and explore the great outdoors. Although some parks may have limited access to certain areas due to … Continue reading

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Top 4 Snowbird Destinations

There’s nothing quite like venturing south in your recreational vehicle when winter’s northern wind starts to stir and snow starts to blow. From the Atlantic to the Pacific, there are numerous warm, welcoming, and breathtakingly-beautiful places to explore as a … Continue reading

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The Seasons of My Life

When I was born in 1941, life expectancy was 63 years for men and 66 for women. Medical advances and healthier lifestyles have paved the way for greater longevity. With my 74th birthday approaching in August, how much longer will … Continue reading

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Festivals on the Go

From scenic drives and shopping to seasonal festivals and fun-filled events, the US Sunbelt has become a major attraction for snowbirds—and the season is now in full swing. Various snowbird communities play host to their winter visitors with a variety of … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi: The Fourth RV Park Utility

Speaking at last month’s APEX/IFSA EXPO, International Air Transport Association Manager of Passenger Experience Development, Dimiter Zahariev made a comment that really resonated with me. “We believe Wi-Fi is the fourth utility after electricity, water, and gas.” I would agree with … Continue reading

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The Snowbird Migration

The snowbird migration is underway. The V-shaped flight pattern of geese heading south for the winter has become a symbolic image of frigid weather approaching. A similar phenomenon takes place with humans as thousands of Northerners flock south seeking refuge … Continue reading

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