FLORALA, Ala. (WDHN) — From Thanksgiving to Spring Break, tens of thousands of snowbirds from mainly the midwest and Canada flock to the south to enjoy warmer temps. The Florala City RV Park on the shore of pristine lake Jackson, along the Florida-Alabama line, has become a popular spot for northern visitors.

With the Canadian-U.S. border once again open following the pandemic, it should mean more business for the western Wiregrass.

“We just had a couple from Quebec, which is the first Canadians we’ve had since the borders were close, and now opening up again,” Florala RV Park Office Manager, Susan Meitzke said.

Amber Ellis and her mother, Bettie Phillips, are from northwest, Florida. The family often stays at the RV park for its breathtaking sunsets on the lake.

“And down there it’s very busy, and here in Alabama, it’s good to be here,” Crestview, Fla. resident, Amber Ellis said.

“Camping is just like a different world, everyone’s nice there’s no drama, it’s really great,” Crestview, Fla. resident, Bettie Phillips.

And with the U.S.-Canadian border opening up last month a number of them are coming back to the RV park here.

The largest number of snowbirds usually head down to northwest Florida and the Wiregrass between Christmas and New Year.