Bob & LBF in the Morning

Bob & LBF in the Morning

Bob & LBF in the Morning

Winter is coming

Snowbirds, here are the top five cities to spend the winter. If you’re lucky enough to break away from another cold New England winter, then you should check these out. For a lot of us leaving the snow behind is living the dream. We all friends or family that consider themselves to be “snowbirds”. People that spend a few months down South or out West. They usually take flight either just before Thanksgiving or after the holidays.

Can you blame the birds?

How can you blame these snowbirds? They probably have spent more than their fair share of time in the cold North and have just about enough of our long winters. Years of dealing with all the snow, freezing temps and shoveling and plowing the driveway added up and they don’t want to do it anymore.

Escape the high cost of heating

Not to mention the cost of heating your house is now literally through the roof. For a lot of folks on a fixed income, the high energy costs are budget busters.  If  they have a place in a  warmer climate and get around those steep prices, who can blame them?

Cabin fever dreams

For anyone who is not a fan of New England winters they understand what cabin fever is. When you think about the long winter months, you would have to admit winter sometimes starts in November and can last all the way through April. That means you’re spending a lot of time in your cabin after that much time, you will definitely have a case of cabin fever.

Want to get away?

These are the top-five Snowbird getaway cities. Experts have determined that these are the most hospitable and friendly places to spend your winter months away. They considered everything from affordability, culture, food scene, fun activities and fellow snowbirds.

  • 5. Charleston, South Carolina

    Charleston delivers small-town charm in spades, from the shady courtyards and old Victorian homes to the horse-drawn carriages and six—yes, six—gorgeous beaches. But while the classic southern backdrop is a huge draw, this coastal stunner has plenty of big city attractions

  • 4. McAllen, Texas

    Located on the Gulf Coast, McAllen is a beautiful city that is known to be very affordable. Purchasing or building your home in McAllen isn’t the only way to save money on housing. McAllen is also home to that are significantly lower than those in most of the rest of Hidalgo County. That means that McAllen rates could save you hundreds of dollars every year on your home. So if you’re looking for an inexpensive place to be a Snowbird, this might be a place for you.

  • 3. Las Vegas, Nevada

    Las Vegas isn’t for everyone, it has all the glitz and glamour you ever ask for but, it also is a city that never sleeps. If you love the shows, the slots and now two pro teams, the NFL Raiders and the NHL Golden Knights. You will never be bored in Vegas.

  • 2. Fort Meyers, Florida

    Fort Myers’ islands, beaches and neighborhoods have a way of leaving a lasting impression. Some areas may look different right now, but the way our community makes people feel hasn’t changed. Meet residents and loyal visitors who are passionate about the Fort Myers area and have had great experiences here. Then plan a visit and come create memories of your own.

  • 1. Naples, Florida

    Serenity, sunshine, and sophistication meet in Naples, an upscale seaside town on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico coast. The miles of pristine beaches are home to world-class resorts, soft white sand, and gentle ocean surf, while the land between beach and bay holds beautiful neighborhoods and high-end shopping and dining.

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