Earth Day: Learning About Wildlife Conservation in Busch Gardens, Tampa

Our family really enjoys going out on fun trips and visiting attractions and parks.  When we choose a place to visit we try to things to do as a family that will not only be fun but that will also provide a learning experience for my children.  That is the case with Busch Gardens , a …

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Lakes Park Farmers Market- A breath of fresh air

Is there anything better than shopping in the fresh air? Visitors and residence in Southwest Florida can take advantage of the mild winters with a stroll through The Lakes Park Farmer’s Market every Friday morning from November through the end of April.   The outdoor market is nestled inside Lakes Park in Fort Myers. It’s …

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Free Flights for Plane Loving Kids and Teens With Young Eagles Program!

Do you have a child or teenager that loves planes or dreams of being a pilot?  If you have a child between the ages of 8 and 17 there are thousands of EAA member volunteer pilots who would love to take you child on a free Young Eagles flight.  That’s right – a free flight! The …

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Viva La Musica Kicks Off This Weekend at SeaWorld Orlando & Busch Gardens Tampa!

If you like Latin music and food you can’t miss Viva La Música, a Latin food and music festival that brings the best of the Latino culture to Florida.  Viva La Música will bring together some of the best Latino musicians paired together with delicious Latino cuisine.     Viva la Música at SeaWorld Orlando …

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“Monday After The Masters” Golf Event & Celebration at South Seas Island Resort

One day after The Masters gives out its iconic green jacket, South Seas Island Resort will give out the coveted Captiva Green Jacket during its second annual “Monday After The Masters” Golf Event and Sunset Community Celebration Monday, April 15 at 3 p.m. The resort’s Par 3 golf course is a backdrop for Sanibel and …

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Tips for an Unforgettable Birthday Celebration at SeaWorld

My daughter had been talking about our upcoming visit to SeaWorld to see the dolphins and the polar bear for her 7th birthday every day for the last 8 months.  This would be the kid’s first time at SeaWorld and I had not been there in more than 10 years.  So needless to say we where …

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The Conservancy’s Grand Reopening Festival. Win a family 4 pack of tickets!

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, located in Naples right next to the Naples Zoo, will be celebrating it’s Grand Reopening Weekend Festival on April 20th & 21st.  The 20 million dollar 3 year renovation project to create a sustainable Nature Center was funded by private citizens concerned with the conservation of all of our natural …

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Vino Picasso: Where Art and Wine Flow Freely

hand crafted chocolate

Vino’s Picasso is a perfect midweek night out. Bring a date, a couple of friends or stop by for a little alone time. Local artists help you create you own master piece as you relax with a glass of wine and your favorite snacks.     You can choose your class by either the image you …

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7 Day Caribbean Cruise GIVEAWAY for our 365 Things To Do In SWFL Readers!

*Sponsored!* We are excited to be offering our fans the chance to win a 7 day cruise for a family of 4 to the Caribbean! This giveaway is hosted by Dixieland Mom Product and Travel Reviews and SoCal Coupon Mommy and co-hosted by Simply Southern Couponers, Making of a Mom, Crazy for a Deal, Frugal …

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The Naples Pier

The Naples Pier is one of Naples’ most visited and best-known landmarks.  It’s charming and full of character and I feel it embodies what Southwest Florida is all about:  warm weather, warm people, wildlife watching and beautiful scenic views. History Originally built in 1888 as a freight and passenger dock a narrow gauge train transported …

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