Many snowbirds plan their yearly trip around an exact location of preference. Others are less concerned with where and more concerned about how. At TCCOM, our summer residents care about more than the lowest cost and cheapest winter rentals.

For us and our residents, value is where it’s at. Here are some of the most affordable places to go to avoid the Minnesota winter weather:


Clearwater, FL

Clearwater offers a great value in vacation rentals in addition to thriving downtown nightlife and popular shopping district. This area of Florida is perfect for snowbirds looking for a place to return to on a yearly basis. The city’s rapid growth means that there will be something new to explore every time you visit.


San Antonio, TX

This major south-central Texan town is a natural pick for snowbirds looking to spend a little less. San Antonio boasts a low cost of living and an unusually high inventory of apartments and short-term leasing options available downtown. The area even has plenty of attractions to entertain the kids and grandkids, including a rich colonial heritage at the infamous Alamo and the San Antonio River Walk.


Green Valley, AZ

Green Valley is a huge community of developments in the southern part of Arizona with nearby hiking and even birding spots in the Santa Rita mountains. Of course, this is a hotspot for retirees looking for top conveniences. Green Valley includes amenities such as golf courses, fitness centers, and swimming pools all at a great value.


Overland Park KS

This Midwestern suburb of Kansas City is very affordable with a very low average rent for a two-bedroom apartment. There are some cities with moderate climates worth considering for quality snowbird retirement living. It’s not all about golf and beaches. It can also be about shopping and cultural attractions, which Overland Park has in abundance.


Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces lies 50 minutes north of El Paso, Texas, which is enough to get you out of the Lone Star State and into the quintessential New Mexico high desert landscape. It’s also a snowbird fave, as many have decided to settle down in this southern New Mexico area that happens to sit on the edge of the Chihuahuan Desert, at the foot of the Organ Mountains, and along the banks of the Rio Grande.

The staff at Traveler’s Country club hope you have a great off-seaon! We hope to see them back on the greens, having fun at Traveler’s Country Club on the Mississippi every spring!