Tag Archives: Florida

Another Snowbird Season Ends as the Northern Migration Begins

As refugees from the frozen north, snowbirds escape winter at home by migrating southward each fall. These snowbirds are mostly seniors that live part time in the Sunbelt and spend summers in the Northern states and Canada. They are gilded … Continue reading

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30 Years of Sunday Service for Florida RV Park Church

For the past thirty years, from November to March, the Southern Palms RV Resort in Eustis has offered Sunday worship service for American and Canadian snowbirds escaping the wrath of northern winters. This past Sunday morning’s service was the last … Continue reading

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The Fountains Motorcoach Resort Planned for St. Augustine

The Fountains of St. Augustine Premier Motorcoach Resort offers RVers an unique and luxurious experience in travel and leisure. This five star paradise also provides its guests and owners with the finest in outdoor attractions, fine dining, upscale shopping, and … Continue reading

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Sunbelt RV Parks Report Record Number of Snowbirds

Resurgence of the Polar vortex and snow in 49 of the 50 states is 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 … Continue reading

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Hot-dog-filled Journey Through Cactus & Grapefruit Leagues

With Cactus League clubs clustered in the Valley of the Sun and Grapefruit League teams dotting the Florida coasts and center of the state, Spring Training offers one of baseball’s great traditions while bringing fans close to the game and … Continue reading

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Snowbirds Anticipate Baseball Spring Training 2014

Rogers Hornsby was once asked what he did in the winter when there’s no baseball. “I stare out the window and wait for spring,” the baseball great replied. There is nothing as magical as spring training for a northern baseball … Continue reading

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Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands: Where RV Memories Abound

Following is a continuation of the listing with brief description of the campgrounds/RV parks you’ll find in Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands: Palms & Pines Riverside RV Resort Located on the juncture of Peace River, Shell Creek, and Charlotte … Continue reading

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Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands: Making RVing Memories

If memories of a family road trip pulling the pop-up camper or an overnight outing with a group of scouts harkens, consider an excursion to Florida’s Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands to both recapture the past and create new … Continue reading

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Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands: Florida Gulf Coast Paradise

Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands is nestled along Florida’s Southwest Gulf Coast, between Sarasota and Naples, about 100 miles south of Tampa. The area covers a diverse landscape of cities and towns. Choose from four island escapes: the barrier … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Snow…Birds, That Is

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. … Continue reading

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