Florida has a special place in the hearts of most Michiganders. Every winter a majority of Michigan families say goodbye to the retired snowbirds… those who live in the warmer climates for Michigan’s less-than-desirable winter months. Some of the most popular states our family snowbirds migrate to are Florida, Arizona, South Carolina, Texas, and Hawaii. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 21,000 people moved from Michigan to Florida each year in 2019. With that being said, we have tips for the Michigan snowbird.
Whether you have someone to help take care of your home while you stay at your winter home, or you are the one taking care of the home your snowbird is leaving, there is a lot of preparation and things to be aware of when getting ready to leave for the winter. As a granddaughter to a couple of snowbird couples, here is a guide for snowbird retirees (and others) who plan to travel to warmer climates during the winter.
Snowbird Tips You NEED To Know: