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Heading south for the winter? Check out some of these terrific destinations that offer sun, sun, and more sun. You'll find excellent golfing, bird watching, fishing, winter gardening, and much more. Just be sure to book your winter campsite early -- snowbird destinations tend to be popular!
Key West, Florida
With white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and waving palms, Key West is an absolute treat. People who love water sports like fishing, sailing, and beach combing, shouldn't miss the chance to spend the winter in Key West.
South Padre Island, Texas
The warm Gulf Coast waters and beautiful beaches make this a particularly desirable destination. This area is well know for its exceptional fishing, boating, and bird watching.
80 degree temperatures in winter help make Yuma a winning destination. You can stroll along the Colorado River, watching for the more than 380 species of birds, or head out for a day of golfing or shopping.
Port Aransas, Texas
This quiet coastal town is often called the best kept secret on the Gulf Coast. With seaside-village charm, superb bird watching and fishing, and plenty of nearby attractions, this is a fabulous destination.
Jekyll Island, Georgia
If you like a peaceful setting and the warmth of a small community, head to Jekyll Island, Georgia. You can take bike rides through town, wander the beach, play a round of golf, or explore the history of the barrier islands.
Rancho Mirage, California
Set in the painted desert of the Coachella Valley, this charming town offers views of the Santa Rosa Mountains and over 300 days of sunshine. You'll find plenty of entertainment in this California get-away spot.
Alamogordo, New Mexico
This New Mexico hot spot offers the best of both worlds. In the lowlands, enjoy 70-degree average temperatures. But if you find yourself missing snow, just head up into the mountains for skiing and snow shoeing.
Indian Wells, California
Of all California's fine resort communities, this is the one most favored by snowbirds. Indian Wells if a peaceful place to enjoy spa treatments, golfing, tennis, and all the best resort amenities.
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Set on the Intercoastal waterway and Choctawhatchee Bay, Fort Walton Beach offers white sand beaches, sunny skies, and emerald waters. You can stroll along the beach, collecting sea shells, or enjoy golfing, shopping, and birding
Historic Savannah offers ante bellum mansions, gorgeous architecture, and amazing southern food. You'll find plenty of fun neighborhoods, spooky cemeteries, and restaurants to explore in this vibrant city.