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Blue Zones Project Promotes Health and the Built Environment

Blue Zones Project Promotes Health and the Built Environment

The built environment, shaped by law and governmental decisions, significantly affects everyone’s health.

Florida’s August Getaways

Florida’s August Getaways

For families that are interested in laid back short or long “fresh air” getaways that allow for outdoor fun and the enjoyment of our state’s natural beauty, there are excellent opportunities that provide for many fun outdoor activities.

TRAVEL with EASe Definitely Not Your Mother’s Travel Agency

TRAVEL with EASe Definitely Not Your Mother’s Travel Agency

Lynn Sullivan works to make sure you get exactly what you want from your vacation, and may even be able to help you save money!

Immediate Need

Immediate Need

Saving Lives in Crisis

By now millions of people have been displaced by violence in countries like Syria and Iraq, leaving everything behind in search of safety.

Southwest Florida Community Visionaries Tell their Tales

Southwest Florida Community Visionaries Tell their Tales

In Collier and Lee counties, there are flourishing self-organizing communities that have developed around visionary ideas for providing education intended to improve life and businesses while protecting our precious ecosystems.

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Great Outdoor Adventure Day at Lovers Key State Park

Great Outdoor Adventure Day at Lovers Key State Park

Lovers Key State Park, on Fort Myers Beach, will host its annual Great Outdoor Adventure Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., December 3.

Voyage to Well-Being Cruise

Voyage to Well-Being Cruise

The next Holistic Holiday at Sea, a one-week cruise cited by National Geographic Traveler as “one of the 100 best worldwide vacations to enrich your life,” will depart March 11.

Musick Offers Vermont Getaways Next Month

Musick Offers Vermont Getaways Next Month

Meredith Musick, a Naples-based master yoga practitioner and licensed massage therapist, is hosting two different yoga and outdoor getaways to scenic Wilmington, Vermont, in September.

Demonstrate to Educate Volunteers Needed

Demonstrate to Educate Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to join John G. Heim and other clean water activists that have been demonstrating non-stop on Fort Myers Beach Bridge since September 8, with a rally for 11 a.m., Nov. 8.

Mystic Faire Returns to Naples

Mystic Faire Returns to Naples

New and returning vendors and experts will offer their artistic wares and health services at a Mystic Faire from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., November 28, at Etudes Dance Studio in Naples.

Childhood Development Conference at Florida Gulf Coast University

Childhood Development Conference at Florida Gulf Coast University

The fifth annual Childhood Development Conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., November 21, at Florida Gulf Coast University’s Cohen Center, in south Fort Myers.

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Ditch the Hotel

Ditch the Hotel

Frugal Lodging Options from AirBnB to House Swapping

For a truly memorable vacation, try a yurt or castle via AirBnB, a house swap in Hawaii, or house sitting in London.

The Adventure of Couchsurfing

The Adventure of Couchsurfing

Stay with Locals and Make New Friends

Couchsurfing—sleeping on someone’s couch or spare bed located via member Internet postings—results in in-depth travel experiences that can’t be found in a guidebook.

Adventures in Nature

Adventures in Nature

Families Create Memories at Nearby Parks

Showing off the glories of nature to our kids can be as easy as taking off to the nearest state park for a camping weekend.

The Teeny-Tiny Vacation Option

The Teeny-Tiny Vacation Option

Mini-Dwellings Make Travel a Lark

Ever longed to try out downsizing? Teeny-tiny rentals a tenth the size of an average home are springing up at vacation sites ranging from national forests to urban centers.

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Conscious Travel Briefs

Eco-Beach Blast

Eco-Beach Blast

Sustainable Ways to Enjoy Sand and Surf

Free Park-ing

Free Park-ing

National Parks Announce Fee-Free Days

Youth Activists

Youth Activists

World Peace Caravan to Travel in the Middle East in 2015

Senior Trips

Senior Trips

Greycations Rock with the Whole Family

Travel Light

Travel Light

Five Tips for a More Eco-Friendly Trip

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Digital Edition

Natural Awakenings Magazine SWFL (Collier, Lee Counties / Naples, Fort Myers) Digital Magazine
Read the online digital version of Natural Awakenings that allows you to turn pages like the print edition.


Click here for archived digital edition issues.

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