Friday, July 03, 2009

Floridians Head to Campgrounds for Holiday Weekend

WMBB-TV - Panama City,FL,USA
A lot of people will be traveling this Fourth of July weekend. Many of them will be traveling to a state park or a private campground to spend the long weekend outdoors.

The slumping economy and high gas prices have many families looking for cheaper getaways this summer travel season.

The Florida Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds says its members are seeing an increase in the number of people using their facilities.

The trend to save money and enjoy nature also is being felt at Florida’s state parks.

Last year was a record for state parks in terms of attendance. Nearly 20.7 million (20,738,701) people visited one of the parks. More than 2.1 million (2,192,748) of those people spent the night.

This year’s number will set another record.
Full Story...
Microsoft Streets & Trips 2009 with GPS

Plan your perfect trip from sightseeing to fuel stops with Microsoft Streets & Trips 2009, the #1 best-selling travel and map software
Help save time and gas money with optimized travel routes and navigate easily with spoken directions and street names
New compact, cable-free GPS Locator is fast and accurate
Find stops on the go--1.5 million points-of-interest included (no Internet connection required)

<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

Subscribe to Posts [Atom]