Sometimes those of us who live in the Naples area year-round poke fun at residents who only spend the winter months with us. We lovingly call them "snowbirds" because when the snow starts to fly in the north, they head for the warm comfort of Naples. The truth is, they're probably onto something. Why not enjoy the best of both worlds? If you're going to do that, you might as well do it right so that you really do enjoy your time in both places. Here's a look at a few secrets to being a successful snowbird.
There are about 20 million people who consider Florida a great place to live. It’s not hard to understand why. Northerners are attracted by the warm climate and the seemingly endless outdoor recreational opportunities. Of course Florida is more than just Disney World and South Beach, and many people come to the Naples area to enjoy the museums, arts, theatre—and of course—the beautiful beaches.