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Here are some of the most popular spots Canadian snowbirds consider for their warm weather retreats:
Canadian snowbirds — or “Winter Texans” as they’re affectionately referred to by the locals – have been flocking to Texas for years — primarily to the warmth and sunshine of the Gulf of Mexico.
A popular RV destination, Texas features miles of beachfront, historic attractions, mild winters and affordable housing — making it a great getaway for those looking to stretch their dollar a bit further.
Coachella Valley in California’s desert is home to cities such as Palm Springs, Indian Wells and Palm Desert and offers over 350 days of sunshine – and a host of outdoor activities in which to enjoy it. From hiking to cycling, tennis to rock climbing, Coachella Valley is particularly attractive for those seeking an active retirement.
Phoenix, Arizona is an ideal destination for adventure-seekers, shopaholics and foodies alike. In fact, the Phoenix area boasts over 200 golf courses, nearly 200 miles of developed hiking trails, a thriving food scene, and all the outlet shops you could ask for. It’s also one of the hottest regions in the U.S., perfect for snowbirds looking for dry desert heat and reliable sunshine over 300 days out of the year.
Central Florida has much to offer. While there aren’t white sandy beaches or vast ocean expanses, there’s everything from exciting theme parks, celebrated art galleries, a sensational food scene, and a range of retirement communities to discover — all at a more affordable price tag compared to other Florida destinations.
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