7 Things You Might Not Know About Airstream

For years, the Airstream has represented the lifestyle we all know and love – the one that encourages you to get out and camp! We teamed up with our friends over at Airstream to bring you 7 things you might not know about these silver beauties.

Photo from our Leavenworth, WA, campground

Photo from our Leavenworth, WA, campground

The Airstream trailer has been an iconic American trailer since 1931 with Wally Byam’s dream to build a travel trailer that would move like a stream of air, be light enough to be towed by a car and create first-class accommodations anywhere came true. With over 80 years of experience on the road, and adventures to be had, many people can share endless Airstream stories. Today, we’re here to bring you tidbits of Airstream trivia and knowledge that you may not know. In no particular order, here are the 7 things you might not know about Airstream:

  1. In the last 12 months 1,848,620 pounds of flat aluminum sheet material were used in the production of Airstream trailers.
  2. When Wally Byam traveled, of course he did with an Airstream. And you’ll notice he wanted people to recognize the brand in every part of the trailer. When you opened the door to enter the trailer, Wally had an Airstream sign riveted to the inside of the door so whether he was outside of the trailer or standing in the doorway, photographs would always show “Airstream” in the picture.
  3. Airstream built Funeral coaches from 1981 thru 1991. Over the course of the 10 years, a total of 32 units were built with the Classic motorhome chassis and shell.
  4. Airstream is a prodigy born from aircraft technology. There were many aeronautical geniuses in the early 20th century, including Hawley Bowlus. He is noted for his designs and development in glider aviation used during the Second World War. Hawley’s creativity led to the first duralumin application to travel trailers. In 1935 the Bowlus trailer came off the line and was sold from Wally Byam’s Airstream sales lot in Los Angeles. Wally was so taken with the aircraft concept for travel trailers that Airstream designed their own trailer, and the Airstream Clipper was born and sold in 1936.
  5. Airstream trailer production at the Jackson Center Facility in the early 1970s was 20 trailers per 8-hour day.
  6. Airstream built Aluminum Delivery Vans. It was called the Due to the gas crunch in 1973 Airstream was looking for alternative products using our production technologies. The first model was built for a government contract for approximately 540 post office trucks.
  7. The first major overseas Airstream Wally Byam Caravan occurred in 1956 to Europe. Airstream was, and still is today, the industry innovator, and Wally was always looking for something new. During this caravan, Wally met with Electrolux in Stockholm, Sweden. This meeting changed not only Airstream, but the travel trailer industry. Wally wanted to import the Dometic refrigerator, an Electrolux product, to be used in the trailers. Since 58 years ago when Airstream introduced the Dometic, it has become an industry standard and a mainstay in the Airstream.

 

Now, we’d love to hear about your Airstream stories! Do you have a fun fact or Airstreams, their history and their production? Be sure to share about them on the Airstream Facebook Page.

 

You might be a camper or RVer if…

We’re going to keep it short and sweet. Our Thousand Trails Facebook fans helped us to put this great list together. How many do you relate to?

You might be a camper or RVer, if…

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  • You contemplate camping in a Michigan winter because you love it so much!
  • As soon as you get home, you are ready to pack up and leave again.
  • You shovel a path through the snow so you can kick on the heat and hang out in your RV.
  • You spend six months camping and six months making reservations.
  • Your “to do list” looks like this: Find camping recipes, pursue camping dreams, and talk your spouse into selling the house to get a bigger camper.
  • You are sleeping in a rest stop on I35 while heading south for the winter.
  • You don’t have a house, just an RV!
  • You forget your zip code.
  • You spend the winter months counting down the days until your favorite campground reopens for the season.
  • You’ve cooked Spam on the grill.
  • You turn off the water while showering, washing dishes, brushing your teeth, the list goes on…
  • You make new friends whether you park for a night, a week, or a month.
  • You’ve gotten stuck in the side storage cabinet.
  • The stars are the only cover you really need.
  • You are spending your holiday budget upgrading your motorhome for the next season.

So, anything you would add?

 

Winter Differently: Venice, Florida

If you’re looking for beautiful weather and a spectacular shoreline, look no further than Venice, Florida. Lovingly known as the shark tooth capital of the world, the Venice area features colorful Italian-Renaissance buildings and Mediterranean style shopping areas.  It is also home and nearby to three picturesque Encore RV Resorts! Schedule some time to escape the cold and Winter Differently this year at Ramblers Rest RV Resort, Royal Coachman RV Resort, or Harbor Lakes RV Resort.

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort

Ramblers Rest RV Resort is an all-age RV park in Florida located along the Myakka River in Venice. You’ll find the best of both worlds in Ramblers Rest’s tranquil, wooded RV resort setting, where you’re still just minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Sarasota. Not only does the Myakka River run along the RV park, but Ramblers Rest in Florida is also just minutes away from the Gulf of Mexico, where one can find shark’s teeth galore!

At Ramblers Rest RV Resort, there’s plenty to do whether you like to go-go-go or take it nice and easy. In nearby Venice and Sarasota, you’ll find a wide variety of fine dining, shopping, golfing, boating, and live entertainment within easy reach. This RV park in Florida offers a full calendar of activities and numerous amenities to entertain you throughout your stay. Make plans today to escape the winter’s chill and warm up to life at Ramblers Rest. Additionally, Ramblers Rest just received numerous updates and upgrades, including a fun splash park for all ages.

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort

Royal Coachman RV Resort, one of the finest and highest rated RV resorts in the nation, awaits your arrival. This incredible, scenic RV park in Florida offers every possible amenity and is only minutes away from the best beaches and local attractions. Outstanding activities, hospitality and service are among the many attributes of this RV park — the only thing missing is you in coastal Florida. Visit us at Royal Coachman and see why our RV resort consistently rates among the country’s best.

At Royal Coachman RV Resort, the staff is friendly and knowledgeable about every aspect of our property. So whether you need directions to one of the local hot-spots, or you need assistance with our on-site amenities and activities, they are all there to make your stay the best it can be.

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Harbor Lakes RV Resort

Discover a relaxing, tropical lifestyle on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Encore’s Harbor Lakes RV Resort is close to shopping, beaches, restaurants, game fishing, dinner theatres and golf courses. Harbor Lakes offers the perfect combination of quiet beauty, lively activity and friends to share it with.

Guests at Harbor Lakes RV Resort have the luxury of wide streets and beautiful landscaping, and plenty of modern amenities. You can enjoy many coordinated activities including potlucks, line dancing, co-ed water aerobics, and sightseeing tours. Winter Differently in Port Charlotte and Harbor Lakes RV Resort!

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Avoid the Winter chill and soak up the sun this year!

 

Winter Differently: Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Region

Are you one to fully embrace the winter weather and all that comes with it? Rather than heading south for the winter, picture yourself among a winter wonderland, taking on some of the best slopes in the country. Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada region happily welcome the change of season and offer 22,060 skiable acres. If snow sports aren’t your thing, the area also offers a plethora of live entertainment, cabaret shows, gaming, art galleries, après-ski activities, fine dining and plenty of fun.

Make Thousand Trails campgrounds and Encore RV Resorts your home base as you explore the area and choose to Winter Differently this season.

Snowflower RV Resort

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Snowflower RV Resort

Snowflower RV Resort

Snowflower RV Resort

Snowflower RV Resort is located in the Sierras on I-80 at exit 160. Elevations at this Sierra Nevada RV campground range from 5,800 to 6,150 ft. We feature a 23-acre lake with stocked trout, and canoe and paddle boat rentals. You will see a wide selection of wildlife at Snowflower RV Resort, with the occasional bear (caution!), deer, raccoons, birds & bobcats. Marvel at the absolutely spectacular sunsets and sunrises overlooking Six Mile Valley—the very valley our early settlers used. They may even have camped in the same spot as you!

You are welcome to bring your ATVs, but please don’t disturb the guests and wildlife at our Sierra Nevada RV campground. There are no trails in the preserve, but access is easy to miles and miles of dirt roads on Forest Service lands. If it’s snow fun you’ve come for, you can enjoy snowmobiling, cross country skiing, ice skating, ski jumps and dog sledding. During the summer months, Thousand Trails’ Snowflower RV Resort strives to offer a range of fun-filled and adventurous activities including trout fishing, kayaking, swimming, hiking and biking.

Tahoe Valley RV Resort

Tahoe Valley RV Resort

Tahoe Valley RV Resort

Sunny summer shores and snowy summits await at Tahoe Valley RV Resort! Whether you prefer the luxuries of a cabin or the homey feeling of your own RV, you’ll be surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of towering pines and mountain vistas at Tahoe Valley RV Resort. Guests can enjoy the beaches or a stroll by the river from this South Lake Tahoe RV park. When you’ve finished playing and relaxing in the great outdoors or taking on the slopes, the fabulous casinos of Stateline, Nevada, offer world famous dining and casino night life for your pleasure.

Encore’s Tahoe Valley RV Resort offers something for everyone. Bring the whole family to a Lake Tahoe RV park. Some call it camping. We call it fun!

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

Lake of the Springs RV Resort

At Lake of the Springs RV Resort, every guest is welcomed with a smile and a friendly wave. Recognized as a top RV camp in California, our friendly staff is here to provide you with excellent customer service, so please do not hesitate to ask for assistance. Lake of the Springs RV campground in the California wilderness is your home in the great outdoors.

Lake of the Springs RV Resort is a 950-acre campground nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains on the fringe of the Sacramento Valley. This expansive RV campground in California boasts a private, 120-acre lake with great fishing, swimming and boating. If you don’t have a boat, you can rent one of our patio boats and take the entire family out for a day of sunshine. Sit back, relax and simply enjoy all the wildlife including deer and wild turkeys that roam the preserve.

 

Winter Differently: Crystal River, Florida

Home to numerous state parks and exciting wildlife, Crystal River, Florida, is a great place to Winter Differently and escape the cold front that takes over the north each year. Active outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of excitement from kayaking the river and nature lovers are given numerous options when it comes to trails and wildlife refuges to explore.  Crystal Isles RV Resort can be your home base while you explore all the area has to offer!

Enjoy a beautiful RV resort on Florida’s scenic West Coast and indulge in the nearby Gulf beaches, shopping, restaurants, golf courses, and fishing. Crystal Isles RV Resort lets you create the perfect blend of peace, pleasure and play for the Florida RV vacation you have been dreaming of. Hit a golf ball, stroll on the wide beaches, rent a boat, catch a fish in local streams and lakes, or visit nearby King’s Bay to swim with a manatee – it’s all waiting for you! (Yes, we said swim with a manatee!)

Crystal Isles RV Resort offers a wonderful experience for the whole family!

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Choose to Winter Differently this year and enjoy a Florida vacation!

 

 

 

 

 

Winter Differently: Leavenworth, Washington

Not sure if you’re a snowbird? Try out the opposite and spend Winter where the snow is plentiful!

Leavenworth RV Campground

Leavenworth RV Campground

Easily one of the most beautiful and quaint towns in the Pacific Northwest, Leavenworth is the ideal spot to spend some time this winter if you’re a lover of all things that celebrate the season. The downtown area is lovingly referred to as “Little Bavaria,” complete with standard German architecture and countless Christmas celebrations, including over half a million Christmas lights and carolers galore!

If you’re looking for a snow-filled getaway, Thousand Trails Leavenworth RV Campground is the perfect spot. The beautiful Cascade Mountains provide the perfect backdrop to relax or enjoy numerous recreational activities in the alpine setting of the Thousand Trails Leavenworth RV Campground. At this special RV camp in Washington, 300 acres of beautiful forests and meadows await. During the winter months you’ll be able to ride your snowmobile directly across the street to over 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. You can cross country ski, snowshoe, and sled down hills that are all located right here!

Leavenworth RV Campground

Leavenworth RV Campground

The Leavenworth RV Campground is located just 29 miles from the Steven’s Pass Ski Resort. Ice fishing is available at Fish Lake located four miles from the resort. Each year, two to three million people visit the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth, located 17 miles from the campground. The village is world famous for its Bavarian architecture, seasonal festivals, unique German restaurants, specialty shops and art galleries.

Winter Differently this year and hit the season full on – at the Leavenworth RV Campground!

Leavenworth RV Campground

Leavenworth RV Campground

Leavenworth RV Campground

Leavenworth RV Campground

Learn a bit more about all that Leavenworth has to offer below!

 

Winter Differently: Casa Grande, Arizona

Perfectly nestled between Phoenix and Tucson, Casa Grande, Arizona, is the perfect place to be for the winter season. It is rich in cultural history and boasts gorgeous temperatures during the cooler months, which brings nearly 20,000 snowbirds down to bask in the sunshine each year.

Encore RV Resorts has three locations in Casa Grande to keep you warm this winter. Plan a trip to Fiesta Grande RV Resort, Casita Verde RV Resort or Foothills West RV Resort, just don’t forget the sunscreen!

Fiesta Grande RV Resort

Fiesta Grande RV Resort

Fiesta Grande RV Resort

Fiesta Grande RV Resort

Fiesta Grande RV Resort

Fiesta Grande RV Resort is an age-qualified community centrally located between Phoenix and Tucson near the Interstate. A fun and friendly community, this RV resort in Casa Grande has its visitors’ wants and needs in mind, and amenities to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay.

At Encore’s Fiesta Grande RV Resort, guests enjoy a spacious lounging area among the peaceful palms, and a gleaming wood parquet dance floor that hosts top-notch entertainers. Fiesta Grande boasts over 22,000 square feet of recreational facilities. The community’s full-time Activity Coordinator delivers a diverse program of dances, classes, dinners, tours, golf, and craft projects.

Fiesta Grande RV Resort is within the city limits of Casa Grande, a location that affords residents the protection of city fire, police, and EMT services. It is within easy walking distance of a medical center, grocery stores, banks, restaurants, shopping centers, Sam’s Club, K-Mart, Wal-Mart, and Home Depot.

Casita Verde RV Resort

Casita Verde RV Resort

Casita Verde RV Resort

Casita Verde RV Resort

Casita Verde RV Resort

Casita Verde RV Resort offers reasonable prices and the relaxed atmosphere you have been looking for in an Encore RV Resort. Casita Verde is a friendly age-qualified RV resort in Casa Grande surrounded by beautiful desert scenery. The RV community is located between Phoenix and Tucson in Arizona.

It is easy to be a part of Casita Verde RV Resort where friends and fun meet during Monday morning coffee hour, dances, Bingo, and billiards. This RV resort in Casa Grande offers low cost RV storage on a monthly (3-month minimum) or yearly basis.

Foothills West RV Resort

Foothills West RV Resort

Foothills West RV Resort

Foothills West RV Resort

Foothills West RV Resort

Foothills West RV Resort is an age-qualified boutique style resort. There are pet-friendly sites set aside for owners.

If you are looking for a friendly, relaxed atmosphere in a quiet neighborhood, then Foothills West RV Resort is the place to be. Nestled in a quiet, rural area of Pinal County, the RV resort’s ideal location is just minutes from Interstate 10, and a short drive to all that Phoenix has to offer or the many sights of Tucson.

During the winter season, Foothills West RV Resort offers many activities, clubs and crafts. Once a month there is a Saturday Breakfast. This Encore Casa Grande RV resort’s friendly, fun-loving atmosphere is what makes this RV resort special and will keep you coming back year after year.

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Winter Differently in Casa Grande this season!

 

 

Winter Differently: Orlando, Florida

Wintering in the sun should be all about fun! The Orlando area buzzes day and night with plenty of activity and hours of fun. From theme parks and golf courses to plenty of shopping and spa options, boredom is not an option in this mid-Florida city. Thousand Trails campgrounds and Encore RV Resorts offer five locations where you can Winter Differently and bask in the fun and sun.

Sherwood Forest RV Resort

Sherwood Forest RV Resort

Sherwood Forest RV Resort

Sherwood Forest RV Resort is so close to everything, yet surrounded by lush trees, established landscaping, clear water lakes and an ever-so-peaceful setting! This RV resort in Kissimmee is just 4 miles from Walt Disney World, and 12 miles from Universal Studios. If shopping is your thing, there are 6 major malls and outlets within a 10-mile radius.

Sherwood Forest RV Resort offers an abundance of amenities and is rated 9 by Woodalls, and 8.5/9/8 by Trailer Life. We have a variety of sites and park model cottages to meet your needs. Some sites offer mature shade trees, can be pull-through or back-in, with or without pad, and all offer a picnic table and cable television.

The Sherwood Forest RV Resort activities calendar includes concerts, dinners, dances, dance lessons, BINGO, card nights, board game nights, crafting, quilting, ice cream socials, cookouts, Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners… just to mention a few!

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort is located among the rolling hills of Clermont, Florida. This Orlando Encore RV Resort features over 1,250 sites on 287 acres of prime landscape in the heart of beautiful Lake County. Lush vegetation, interconnecting ponds and canals, and majestic trees make Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort truly a sight to behold!

We take exceptional pride in our on-site 18-hole golf course. This challenging course features rolling fairways and undulating greens set among our nature preserves and lakes. Be sure to stop by the pro-shop, participate in our instructional classes, and get a few tips from our resident golf pro. Grab your clubs, and we’ll see you out on the green!

Winter Garden RV Resort

Winter Garden RV Resort

Winter Garden RV Resort

Winter Garden RV Resort

Winter Garden RV Resort

Towering pines surrounded by peace and quiet await you at Winter Garden RV Resort in Florida. Relax in the natural setting of this heavenly RV resort, just minutes from world famous attractions in Florida, incredible shopping, and a short 90 mile ride to either coast. After a day of enjoying the many nearby attractions, unwind in the heated pools at Winter Garden, Florida’s naturally beautiful RV resort.

Located a few miles from Disney World, Winter Garden RV Resort is the premier destination for campers in search of a wide variety of recreational activities. This Florida RV resort is small enough to be friendly but big enough to provide all the amenities and activities your family could want. We are pet friendly, too, so everyone can join in the fun.

Lake Magic RV Resort

Lake Magic RV Resort

Lake Magic RV Resort

Lake Magic RV Resort: where strangers become friends and friends become family.

Lake Magic RV Resort is your destination for RV living the way it was meant to be. We are located on beautiful Lake Davenport in Central Florida. Our resort is approximately 6 miles from Disney and just a short drive away from the best attractions, including: thrilling theme parks, golf clubs, shops and restaurants. Don’t let this great location fool you… here at Lake Magic, you can still enjoy the quiet resort lifestyle. All of these great options make us the perfect alternative when you’re looking for a great weekend or vacation getaway.

Our resort features over-sized lots that can accommodate any size rig, from the small pop up to “big rig” and all lots have 30 and 50 amp electric, water, sewer and cable!

If you own an RV, you can have a beautiful vacation property to enjoy all year long by making Lake Magic your home away from home while enjoying all the activities and beautiful weather that Florida offers.

No matter what types of activity you enjoy, you’ll find Lake Magic RV Resort the ideal place to stay!

Orlando RV Resort

Orlando RV Resort

Orlando RV Resort

Thousand Trails Orlando RV Resort is an RV campground in Florida offering year-round recreation and relaxation. This 255-acre RV campground is located in the heart of Florida’s orange grove country and is the ideal place to explore natural surroundings. When you just want to relax, Thousand Trails Orlando makes it easy to walk from your RV camping site to our 60-acre spring-fed lake with white sandy beaches where you can sunbathe or just cast a line.

At Thousand Trails Orlando RV Resort, our experienced staff members lead a wide variety of planned activities. This RV campground in Florida makes the perfect home base for visiting local amusement parks and other attractions.

Thousand Trails Orlando RV is in high demand from December 19 through March 31, so we recommend that you call 90 days in advance for reservations during this time of year. We look forward to seeing you soon at our fun-filled RV campground in Florida.

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Moral of the story? Escape the Winter chill and spend some time in Orlando – Where Winter is Not!

 

 

 

 

Winter Differently: Palm Springs

Tucked in Coachella Valley, Palm Springs is drenched with 354 days of sunshine every year and is known for its world-class golf courses, fashionable shops, and mountain vistas. Just outside of Palm Springs, you can stay at Palm Springs RV Resort, which is located in Palm Desert or Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort, an age-qualified Encore RV Resort located in Cathedral City.

Canadians Ursula Funke and her husband Doug Covell consider Palm Springs RV Resort as their winter home away from home. “We travel six months down south. We used to travel around to different RV parks but now we stay strictly at Palm Springs,” Ursula said.

Ursula and Doug lease a site with a park model, which includes their own phone and Internet service. “We prefer Palm Springs because it is more central,” Ursula explained. “When you get older you want to make sure you have all amenities close to you. Plus, I have always loved Palm Springs because it’s smaller compared to many other parks and the staff has always been extremely friendly and the preserve is well managed.”

Doug is an avid motorcycle rider and enjoys riding with other motorcycle enthusiasts. Ursula says she prefers to swim and take walks with their dog, Nugget. “The friendliness towards pets here is outstanding,” Ursula said. “Everyone here knows Nugget because he always in front of our site and never walks away.”

Palm Springs keeps snowbirds busy with weekly bus trips to destinations such as Quartzsite and Algodones, Mexico. Pickleball, horseshoes and pool are a few of the most popular weekly pastimes.

Take some time to Winter Differently among the palms at Palm Springs RV Resort or Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort!

Palm Springs RV Resort is the perfect spot in California for a weekend getaway or a long-term hiatus. Nestled in the beautiful Coachella Valley amid 805 date palms, this 25-acre preserve is a popular winter vacation destination. A golfer’s paradise, Palm Springs and our RV camping park offer access to numerous well-groomed courses in what has become one of the most recognized locations in the world for this activity. No matter what you enjoy, there is something for you at Palm Springs RV Resort in this expansive California desert community!

Numerous beautiful and natural attractions await, such as Joshua Tree National Park, Thousand Palms Oasis, Indian Canyon, the Living Desert Wildlife and Botanical Preserve as well as the Santa Rosa/San Jacinto National Monuments. Stay with us at our RV camp in California and take in breathtaking views of the mountains and the Coachella Valley from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway as it lifts you up 8,000 feet to the peak of Mt. San Jacinto.

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Palm Springs RV Resort

 

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Palm Springs RV Resort

Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort is located in Cathedral City, an area rich in history and blessed with gorgeous weather! Palm Springs is a preferred destination of travelers from all over the world. Palm Springs Oasis is an age-qualified resort nestled at the base of the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountain ranges, providing guests with magnificent views from every angle and conveniently located near entertainment for all ages. Take a ride on the Palm Springs world famous aerial Tramway, catch a play at a local theatre or shop in the many area boutiques and galleries.

Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort features 140 sites, all with full hook-ups for ultimate comfort. If you are a golfer, book a tee time at our adjacent property, Date Palm Country Club and then grab lunch at their full service restaurant, AJ’s On the Green. The staff at Palm Springs Oasis cannot wait to help you make vacation memories!

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Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort

 

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Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort

Enjoy some time Where Winter is Not, and experience the colder months among the palms!

 

 

Winter Differently: The Florida Keys

The time has come to begin the shift to the southern states in order to avoid the cooler temps of the north.  Snowbirds flock to the sunshine filled paradise of their choice and bask in all the area has to offer.  From beaches and warm breezes to gorgeous views and crystal clear water, it’s no wonder the Florida Keys stands as one of the top spots to be during the winter months.  While the beach at the Keys is certainly a highlight of the local, the area offers so much more to do, so long as you come prepared and eager for an adventure. Boating, fishing, dolphin encounters, diving and snorkeling, sightseeing and water sports galore are all awaiting your arrival in the Keys.

But first, where will you call home during your extended vacation? Sunshine Key RV Resort and Marina in Big Pine Key and Fiesta Key RV Resort in Long Key are great places to exercise the mantra “home is where you park it.” Beautiful views and picture perfect sunsets await you in each of these Winter Differently locations.

 

Sunshine Key RV Resort and Marina is a unique resort with adjoining marina that offers the RV adventurer unprecedented access to a tropical island environment. This Encore RV resort is located on the 75-acre island of Ohio Key, near Big Pine Key in the lower Florida Keys. It provides the perfect gateway for ocean activities, or just relaxing at the water’s edge. There is great fishing right from this beautiful RV resort in Florida Keys.

If you want to venture off the island, Bahia Honda State Park and its award-winning beach is only a mile away from Sunshine Key RV Resort. The sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico are as warm as our hospitality, so set sail and head to Sunshine Key RV Resort and Marina for your next Florida vacation!

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Sunshine Key

 

Sunshine Key

 

Enjoy staying in the heart of the Florida Keys at Fiesta Key RV Resort! Discover the lush greenery and tropical feel of this spacious 28-acre resort located on an island all its own. Fiesta Key RV Resort is surrounded by incredible Gulf of Mexico ocean views, boasts an on-site marina, and plenty of areas where you can relax and enjoy the sunset.

Hook up your RV, check into a rental or pitch a tent! Fiesta Key RV Resort offers full amenities, and fun vacation activities to keep you busy throughout your stay.

There is also an on-site restaurant, beach bar, free WiFi hotspots, spa, pool and so much more. Popular nearby attractions include Long Key State Park, the Dolphin Research Center and Bud ‘N’ Mary’s world famous fishing marina.

Don’t miss out on this fabulous resort located in one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States! Whether you are traveling as a family or looking for a romantic getaway, this resort has something to offer everyone.

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Sunset

 

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Bask in the sun at Sunshine Key RV Resort and Marina or Fiesta Key RV Resort and leave your worries up north.

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