Punta Gorda, Florida: Right Up Next to Nature

Each year, the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Great Places series highlights towns and cities that are working to create successful, sustainable communities. Punta Gorda, Florida, is one of our 2013 Great Places.

Alligator River in Punta Gorda, Florida
Life in Punta Gorda, Fla., revolves around the water.
Photo By Michael Heller