The Ultimate Roadmap for Your 30 Days in Florida!

So, you have 30 days to explore Florida; lucky you! But it’s a big state, with lots of activities, sights and resorts to choose from, so where do you start? Check out our roadmap below, which takes you through the top must-see areas of Florida. But, before you book your accommodations and activities, we encourage you to take the season into account. Rates are often higher at peak tourist times, not to mention there are more crowds and limited availability.

It’s All About the People at Riverside RV Resort in Arcadia, FL

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When you find an RV park with the right mix of people, it’s hard to leave. That’s the sentiment at Riverside RV Resort and Campground in Arcadia, Florida. With 602 sites, this pet-friendly, close-knit community is a popular destination amongst RVers, especially Canadian snowbirds, many of whom have been wintering in the park since it first opened twenty years ago.

Explore Fort Myers From the Comfort of Pioneer Village

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Close to the Most Beautiful Beaches

The west coast of Florida, with its white sand beaches lapped by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, has been attracting a growing number of Canadian tourists in the past few years. The Fort Myers area, located in the southern part of the state and blessed with a lush subtropical vegetation, is no exception to this trend.

Just across the Caloosahatchee River from Fort Myers, you will find one of the places where visitors from up north are best represented in the vicinity: Pioneer Village RV Resort. This popularity should come as no surprise, since at only 25 minutes from the renowned beaches of Sanibel and Captiva, guests of this vast resort can unwind in a relaxed and friendly venue – which comprises over 500 RV sites and is home to more than 200 permanent residents. Any time of the year, fun is always there!

The Key to Your Winter Getaway is no other than the Florida Keys

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This 120 mile stretch of island chains is home to North America’s only living coral barrier reef. It’s a great place to spend your winters, stay active, have fun and meet wonderful people!

Finding the Fabulous Florida Keys
The Florida Keys are located off the southern coast of Florida. While we may think of them as a series of islands, they are actually exposed portions of an ancient coral reef. The southern part of Key West is only 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba. Many of the islands are connected by an astounding 42 bridges! Getting here is easy. Take US 1 Florida City (south of Miami) to Key Largo and you’re on your way. You can also fly into Miami International Airport and rent a vehicle there.

Daytona Beach: A Modern Fountain of Youth for Canadian Snowbirds

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When Spanish explorer and conquistador Juan Ponce de León set out in 1513 for the fountain of youth, he reportedly discovered DeLeon Springs, located west of Daytona Beach, Florida. Although the story of Ponce de León and the fountain of youth is supported by very little historical evidence, it’s not hard to see why people link the Daytona Beach area to that idyllic, mythical location.

Tips & Tricks: Backing Up Your 5th Wheel

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There are a few parts of RV ownership – specifically, 5th wheel ownership – that are a bit intimidating. For one thing, it is a significant financial investment to purchase a 5th wheel, so that is an early hurdle that you will need to clear. Also, driving such a big rig down the road can be intimidating to those with no experience, as driving a truck and 5th wheel is a big departure from piloting a sedan. However, the biggest challenge to 5th wheel ownership for most people is going to be the issue addressed in the title of this post – backing up the rig.