Zephyrhills

Celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month in Zephyrhills

July is National Parks and Recreation Month, and Zephyrhills, Florida, boasts some incredible parks to visit. Located in the rolling hills of its namesake city, The Village at Zephyrhills, a mobile home community designed for seniors and veterans (55+) offers country comfort with city convenience. Here’s a list of our favorite local parks to explore when you are in the Zephyrhills area: Depot Park While small in size at just four acres, Depot Park is big on experience. Featuring a wooded walking trail, picnic areas, and ADA-accessible playground equipment, the park centers around a restored 1927 Railroad Depot – that also acts as a museum! It’s a must-visit! Gunner Paw Park Take your pup on your next trip to the park! Gunner Paw [...]

Enjoying National Camping Month

Enjoying National Camping Month at The Village of Zephyrhills!

Have you been camping lately? June is National Camping Month, and it’s time for an adventure! If you’re not planning to head away from The Village of Zephyrhills this summer, we can bring the great outdoors to you! Situated in the lush countryside between the cities of Tampa and Orlando, The Village of Zephyrhills is a mobile home community designed for seniors and veterans (55+) that offers country charm along with city convenience. Here are our four favorite ways to make at-home camping part of your summer plans: Go Offline. Turn off the TV, put down your phone, and go outside. Studies have shown that our reliance on technology is causing us to be disconnected from nature, so this is a [...]

Preparing for the 2021 Hurricane Season

The 2021 Hurricane Season starts on June 1, and now is the time to prepare! It only takes one storm to change your life and our community. The Village of Zephyrhills, a mobile home community designed for seniors and veterans (55+) conveniently located in  Zephyrhills, Florida, recommends that you prepare early, creating a plan for your household that will help you avoid added stress and the panicked rush to buy basic supplies when a severe storm approaches. In this blog, we’ve compiled a guide for you, including links to resources, to help you weather any storm.   Know What’s Coming Storms are named differently according to their intensity. Tropical depressions are cyclones with winds of 38 mph, tropical storms have winds between [...]

Earth Day

Be An Earth Advocate!

Earth Day takes place every year on April 22, but you can be an advocate of our planet every day! Whether you live at The Village of Zephyrhills, a mobile home community designed for seniors and veterans (55+), or somewhere else, there are easy ways that you can help conserve natural resources and make a difference for our planet, beginning at home. The first step is to learn what you can do to reduce your carbon footprint and reading this blog will help you do that! The next step is to take action. Here are some of our suggestions to help you create an eco-friendlier lifestyle:   SAVE ENERGY. When you conserve energy, you are helping to save precious natural resources and reduce [...]

Spring Cleaning

Are You Ready for Spring Cleaning?

Spring is here, bringing blooming flowers and lots of pollen with it! This is the perfect time to dust off the winter, by cleaning, organizing, and freshening your home. In fact, a thorough cleaning not only makes your home sparkle, but it can benefit your health and well-being – especially during allergy season! Here are our four favorite reasons to get into the “spring cleaning mood”: You’ll be more productive! Studies have actually proven that disorganized and cluttered spaces make it harder for the people in them to concentrate. We recommend that you organize one room at a time, cleaning as you go, so you don’t get too overwhelmed. Once your home is tidy, it’s also easier to follow daily routines [...]

Amenities to Love in Zephyrhills!

Amenities to Love in Zephyrhills!

Every February, people declare their love on Valentine’s Day. But, for us, the love we feel for our community in Zephyrhills goes on all year! While there are many reasons to appreciate the region, we think that Zephyrhills’ amenities are what really makes people swoon! Here is our list of the top 5 amenities (for visitors and residents alike) that will make you fall in love with Zephyrhills, too: Location Technically considered to be a suburb of Tampa, Zephyrhills offers small town cham with the convenience of city life! Located in southeastern Pasco County on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Zephyrhills is also an easy drive from Lakeland, St. Petersburg, and even Orlando! With its close proximity to so many Florida [...]

Winter Weather in Zephyrhills

Enjoy Winter Weather in Zephyrhills

It’s the middle of winter and, in most places, that means cold! Of course, that’s not the case in Zephyrhills, a quaint, semi-rural city located half-way between Tampa and Orlando on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Winter in Zephyrhills brings comfortable temperatures and a dry climate, making it an ideal place to visit or live! The city’s name was inspired by the warm and welcoming Zephyr-like breezes blowing across the rolling hills! From December through February, the average high temperature in Zephyrhills is between 78- and 68- degrees Fahrenheit – and precipitation is close to zero. With no snow to be found, it’s no wonder that Zephyrhills is known as the “snowbird capital of Florida!” The city’s central location also makes it a [...]

Our Top 5 Mobile Home Trends for 2021

Our Top 5 Mobile Home Trends for 2021

Since the 1950’s and 1960’s, mobile homes and RV parks have been a popular housing option in Florida, but does that still stand true today and will their popularity increase due to the global pandemic? If you ask us, the answer is yes! The Village of Zephyrhills is a mobile home community for seniors and veterans (ages 55+), and we’re reimaging manufactured housing to create a true village of tiny, affordable, and sustainable homes. We think that innovations like this that increase housing choice will be the trend for 2021, and we’re sharing our top five predictions for the mobile home industry with you:   1. Mobile home parks will see more upgrades. Forget the parks of the past! Many property owners, [...]

Veteran-Friendly Housing

Looking For Veteran-Friendly Housing? You Can Find It In Zephyrhills!

The city of Zephyrhills on Florida’s Nature Coast was founded by a Civil War veteran in 1910, so it’s no surprise that the community is a welcoming retreat for veterans to this day. With the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) opening a new outpatient clinic, the area’s rich military history, and the close proximity to Tampa’s military bases, Zephyrhills is the answer for many veterans looking to retire. In fact, Pasco County, where Zephyrhills is located, is home to more than 54,000 military veterans and their families. Many of these veterans have faced challenges in finding employment, health care, and housing as they reentered civilian life, but have found help in Zephyrhills. MacDill Air Force Base, located west of downtown Tampa, is [...]

Stay In Zephyrhills

When You Stay In Zephyrhills, You’re Close To Everything!

Located halfway between the booming metropolises of Orlando and Tampa, the city of Zephyrhills in southeastern Pasco County, Florida, offers small town charm with the convenience of city life. A popular destination for tourists and retirees alike, this semi-rural community is known for its skydiving and outdoor activities, citrus groves, and cattle ranches. But it’s most famous for its bottled spring water! Technically, Zephyrhills is considered to be a suburb of the Tampa Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city of Tampa is approximately 30 miles away by road, making an easy commute. From Zephyrhills, you can drive to Lakeland in 35 minutes, to St. Petersburg in 75 minutes, and to Disney World near Orlando in just 90 minutes! With its [...]