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Natural Awakenings Magazine Dallas

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Explore the Wild Country with Like-Minded Folks

The Dallas Sierra Club has a robust outings program to support the chapter’s conservation and education goals, including day hikes in and around the Dallas area and much more.

Live Well | Go Green Garland Expo

The Garland Live Well | Go Green Expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., September 24, at the Curtis Culwell Center.

Take Mass Transit to the State Fair

DART makes traveling to the State Fair of Texas easy. Here are some helpful tips to make the journey as easy as possible.

Inaugural Earth Day Texas Expeditions

Earth Day Texas is launching a year-round event series, Earth Day Texas Expeditions, to help the adventurous discover natural hidden gems around North Texas.

Second Annual Texas Heritage Festival

The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will host the Texas Heritage Festival From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 4, featuring Western music, historical demonstrations and children's activities.

Canal Fest in Irving

The Las Colinas Urban Center Irving is holding Canal Fest, an extravagant celebration of art and culture, from 2 to 8 p.m., June 11.
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Pets Rest and Play in Comfort and Health at these DFW Boarding Facilities

Though pets are members of our family, they cannot always accompany us on our travels. It’s important to find just right “hotel” for them so they are not unduly stressed by our absence and we can have peace of mind about their custodial care.

Transit Agency Grant to Include Ride Sharing in Ticketing App

The ability to plan a trip, purchase a Dallas Area Rapid Transit transit pass and summon a driver for the last leg of the journey all within the same free app will soon will be possible with GoPass, thanks to a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Taste of Dallas at Fair Park

The 30th Annual Taste of Dallas will take place from June 3 through 5 at Fair Park, and will be welcoming more tens of thousands of people with all the best food, inspiring art and music that gets you moving.

Earth Day Texas Unique Exhibit Powered by Breeze Energy

Earth Day Texas will gather experts in areas ranging from renewable energy to community gardens and ocean conservation to urban planning from April 22 through 24 at Fair Park, in Dallas.

Reducing Travel Stress on Your Journey

Sometimes the fun of travel creates unnecessary stress on the body, mind and emotional state. Here are a few tips to de-stress and relax this busy travel season.
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Conscious Travel Briefs

Airbnb Battle

Corporate Interests Oppose Private Rentals

Eco-Beach Blast

Sustainable Ways to Enjoy Sand and Surf

Free Park-ing

National Parks Announce Fee-Free Days

Youth Activists

World Peace Caravan to Travel in the Middle East in 2015

Senior Trips

Greycations Rock with the Whole Family

Travel Light

Five Tips for a More Eco-Friendly Trip
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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

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

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

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.

A Teen’s Guide to the Cultural Galaxy

Foreign Locales Spark Deep Experiences
Whether it’s exploring languages or culture or marine life, there’s a world of opportunities for teens to learn about life when they’re away from home.