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Old 11-17-2012, 09:12 PM   #1
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Snowbirds - where do you like to spend winter?

My DW and I are planning on becoming full-timers starting Oct. 2013 (less than 1 year). In the summer we will travel but seems to me you should not travel Dec, Jan, or Feb. The weather is just to iffy. So for you guys that are considered 'snowbirds' where do you like to spend winters?
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:18 PM   #2
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:54 PM   #3
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Southwest has a variety of environments. The deserts of Arizona both low and high deserts. The seashores, deserts and mountains of California. For the past nine years we have stayed in the Tucson area, this year we are going to Palm Springs then in to Santee California.
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Old 11-17-2012, 11:27 PM   #4
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We spent last winter in Lake Havasu Ax. They go out of their way to keep things going almost every weekend. The Hot Air Balloon festival was the highlight, but plenty more each weekend. This year workcamping in Fort Myers Florida don't arrive until end of November but it is my favorite place in Florida.
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:14 AM   #5
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Florida. Travelers Rest Resort, not far from Dade City.
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:19 AM   #6
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What is a "Work Camp" exactly?
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:47 AM   #7
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I was'nt born in Texas but I got there as fast as I could. Love south Texas!!!!!!
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:50 AM   #8
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Since we live in Mich, we go to Florida, like most do on the eastern side. I'm pretty most in the west go to AZ. We are thinking about south Texas or AZ next year for a look see.
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:52 AM   #9
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We have been in Florida but want to travel West again to spend a winter. We especially would like to see the desert blooms in the spring.
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:18 AM   #10
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Florida Keys for us. Nothing wrong with traveling any time IMHO except when there's active ice or snow.
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:31 AM   #11
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I've traveled for 9 years during the winter, staying a few days to 2 weeks in different camgrounds. Most winter I've spent traveling in Arizona and California, but also some brief stays in Texas. I've also spent winters in Florida.
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:20 PM   #12
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Tucson/Yuma area, but plan to explore Texas and Florida in the next couple of winters.

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Last winter and this winter we will be in the Texas Hill Country. Next winter we will be Volunteer Park Hosts in Georgia.
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Old 11-18-2012, 05:01 PM   #14
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Not a Snowbird, but a Winter Texaxan so Texas RGV. Left S Ca in 76 don't need to go back, and I did not like Yuma. Fl is a long way from WA, S TX not much closer though!
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