(Some of the) Best destinations for snowbird travelers
"When the mercury drops, some Americans welcome the cold while others follow the sun," writes Richie Bernardo  in a posting on WalletHub.com about "2016’s Best Winter Holiday Destinations." To help travelers plan, WalletHub’s analysts crunched data to find the m
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RV Snowbirds leave their creative mark in Tucson, Ariz.
An item published recently in the Arizona Daily Star features the creative work of more than 90 RVing snowbirds. Knowing that a group of ‘retired’ RVers have time on their hands and pent-up creativity, the group learned how to make and lay tile for a 40-foot mur
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End of Snowbird Season ... check out free 'Concert Series’ at Catalina State Park
Catalina State Park, a popular RV snowbirds destination near Tucson, Ariz., is winding down its winter “First (and Third) Saturdays Concert Series.” These are free concerts to all paid campers; or is included in the admission to the park for day-users ($7 per veh
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2016 'The RVer's Friend: North American Diesel/Parking Directory'
Another Interstate guide recommended by RVTravel.com is "The 2016 RVer’s Friend: North America Diesel/Parking Directory” (list price, $15.95).  It lists current information for RVers, this one on travel centers. This perennial best seller lists 6,700 'RV accessi
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Sedona, popular RV Snowbird stop
There is a special uniqueness about Sedona. The natural beauty, the majestic mountains--whatever it is, there is definitely a magical essence here. It is said that ancient winds blow rose-colored sand grains into the surrounding mesas sculpting magnificent monuments
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Solo RVer Diana Pace loves hiking National Parks
Diana Pace, a retired nurse from Roseburg, Ore., has been camping most of her life. She tent camped and backpacked with her sons until they off and on until they were in their mid-20s. And then, sometime in the 90’s, she went on a hiking trip with a friend who own
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On-going activities at Catalina State Park, Tucson
Perfect time of the year for RV Snowbirds to visit the popular Catalina State Park. It sits just a few miles north of Tucson, Ariz., is within easy access of wilderness and features numerous family activities. Here are a few listed on the park’s Website: First
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'Star Party' Sat. Jan. 30 at Catalina State Park, Tucson
"Some amazing solar system and deep-sky objects are expected to be in the sky," say park officials. "These include Uranus, Orion's Nebula (a star nursery) and other gas clouds, Adromeda Galaxy (2.5 million light years away), double star systems, star clusters and ot
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Georgia State Parks' Snowbird special 'til Feb. 28
Just received an email from the Escapees RV Club about an amazing camping special for Snowbirds migrating through the Peach State this winter. It seems that Georgia State Parks are offering discounts of 30 to 50 perecent off their rates on campsites at a dozen
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Wintery mix at Timber Vally SKP Park
Woke up this morning to about an inch of slushy snow at Timber Valley SKP Park in southwest Oregon. An unexpected early white Christmas scene. -- Julianne G. Crane
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