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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Dog Beach in Bonita Springs

Only a few miles south of Fort Myers beach and north of Bonita Beach.  Dog Beach is one of the very few off-leash beaches in the region.  A real doggie heaven this is the perfect place to take your four-legged best friend for a fun day of running along the beach, swimming in the blue …

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Thomas At The Florida Railroad Museum

If you have a little train lover you won’t want to miss A Day Out With Thomas this weekend!  Thomas is pulling into the station at the Florida Railroad Museum (located in Parrish Florida, in Manatee county) for a larger than life experience at Day Out With Thomas®: The GO GO Thomas Tour 2013, on March …

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Pine Island: A Hidden Paradise

It’s just a few miles from home (Cape Coral, FL), but once you cross the short strip of asphalt that connects Pine Island with the mainland you feel like you are entering a different world. Pine Island (in Lee County) is the largest island (17 miles long and 2 miles wide) on the west coast …

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Disney on Ice Worlds of Fantasy at Germain Arena

The premier show of Disney on Ice : Worlds of Fantasy at Germain Arena on Friday, March 8th. proved to be a magical and truly unforgettable experience for our family. This spectacular show is filled with speed, excitement, romance and fantasy as skaters glide gracefully on the ice performing four of your favorite Disney stories: …

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Lovers Key State Park: Gorgeous Beaches in a Natural Paradise

Lovers Key State Park

Located between Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Beach The Lover’s Key Carl E. Johnson State Park is made up of four barrier islands, Lovers’ Key, Black Island, Inner and Long Key along with several islets.  One the top three most visited parks in Florida Lover’s Key has something for everyone from beautiful beaches and  nature …

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Bald Eagle Watching in Southwest Florida

bald eagle

A lot of people are not aware of it but Southwest Florida is a great place to view bald eagles.  Our beautiful and graceful national bird has made an amazing comeback after being declared Endangered in the early seventies.   With more than 2,000 active nests Florida’s nesting population constitutes over eighty percent of the …

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