Camping

Enjoying National Camping Month

Enjoying National Camping Month at The Oaks at Zephyrhills!

Have you been camping lately? June is National Camping Month, and nature is calling! If you are planning to go RVing in Central Florida this summer, we invite you to spend some time under the scenic oak trees at The Oaks of Zephyrhills, a Good Sam-certified and age-restricted (55+) RV and mobile home community located between Tampa and Orlando. Whether you are a veteran RVer or a first-time camper, here are our top three tips for a great outdoor experience this summer: Make a plan.  Think about the places in Florida you would like to visit, find a campground nearby, and contact them to book as soon as possible. Recently, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) surveyed 180 million leisure travelers [...]

Camping

When You Camp in Zephyrhills, You Can Experience History

With its great weather and scenic landscapes, it’s no secret that Florida is a favorite destination for RVers and campers! In fact, the state as a long history of camping, and Zephyrhills is right in the center of it. At The Oaks of Zephyrhills, an age-restricted RV community, we love celebrating the history behind camping and have the resources you need as you plan your next trip. Did you know that camping in Florida can be traced back 12,000 years ago? At that time, Paleo-Indians made their campsites by watering holes or natural springs (much like the springs that have made the town of Zephyrhills a house-hold name!) Later, the native Timucua camped in Northeast and North Central Florida in [...]