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When the chilly Michigan winter winds start to blow, heading to Florida for the winter gets more exciting! Are you ready to escape the cold weather of Michigan in winter for the warmth and sunshine in Central Florida?
Why Michigan folks love Florida? Michigan Residents have a long tradition of wintering in Florida, and tradition is important to Michigan’s population. Wintering in Florida means enjoying sunshine and lots of outdoor activities!
Staying in Central Florida in your RV or at one of the Fisherman’s Cove Golf and RV Resort’s Villas in Tavares, Florida puts you right in the middle of all the winter fun. Our destination villas offer a full kitchen, living room, and patio. Our RV slips are all concrete and we offer amenities such as a 9 hole golf course, pool, gym, Wi-Fi and many activities in the clubhouse each week. We have a fully functional marina with wet and dry slips and easy access to Lake Harris for fishing and boating as we are the only RV Resort on the lakeshore.
Activities you can enjoy in Florida is you are wintering with us from Michigan
Take a day trip – or a few, to Orlando. Save on the high priced accommodations and large crowds by staying at Fisherman’s Cove and enjoy a short drive over early in the week. There is much to do in Orlando including visiting all the World-Famous Theme Parks, to World-Class Shopping &, 5 Star Restaurants. Check out this list of 50 things to do besides the theme parks in the area!
Enjoy the Seafood – Michigan and Florida have some of the finest seafood anywhere. The people of Michigan love Walleye, Perch & Trout. You will surely enjoy the local favorites of Grouper, Snapper and Stone Crab even more.
Take an exciting air-boat adventure through the Central Florida Everglades in Crystal River Are, Orlando, or near Kennedy Space Center There are over 20 different tours available just a short drive away
Tour the Space Coast –just a 2 hour drive away – At Kennedy Space Center, get up close to space shuttle Atlantis, go beyond NASA’s gates or see a rocket launch
Explore the Wilds of Florida – Circle B Bar Reserve is known for excellent birding and loaded with wintering “snowbirds” of the feathered kind. Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is another stop that will have you enjoying our native wildlife!
Go Fish! Large mouth bass fishing is very productive in Lake Harris, especially during the winter months when the bass are spawning. Almost year around you can locate bass along the deep water edges of vegetation and in the canals. We have relations with a number of great guides we can refer you to. Do you prefer fly fishing? Flint Creek Outfitters in nearby Dade City has all you need for an afternoon on the water. Being in Central Florida you have access to both coasts for some great saltwater fishing as well with fishing from onshore, kayaks or charter boat you are sure to bring home a great catch
Great Golfing – Warm up on our 9 hole course and then head out to play one of the world –class courses near us!