Annual Events in Naples

From the spectacular fishing in the Ten Thousand Islands to the up-close encounters with flora and fauna at Rookery Bay Reserve, Naples is renowned for its spectacular wildlife and waterways. To celebrate—and preserve—these precious resources and habitats, the area hosts several eco-tourism festivals and events each year, some of which draw thousands of attendees. Here…
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Palm Cottage at Christmas

How to Spread Holiday Cheer in Naples and Marco Island

While a white Christmas may not be in the forecast during holidays on the Paradise Coast, there are plenty of opportunities to get into the holiday spirit—while staying out of your winter coat. Here are a few ways to spread holiday cheer in Naples and Marco Island. Visit Palm Cottage Historic Palm Cottage, Naples’ oldest…
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Where to Eat On Marco Island

Florida’s Paradise Coast has become a favorite destination for foodies – and Marco Island is a big reason why. Discover a mix of Marco Island restaurants, from morning mainstays to upscale waterfront seafood houses. Here is where to eat on Marco Island. On Marco Island, the dining scene runs the gamut from sophisticated to ultra-casual,…
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Naples’ Historic Tin City

There’s no place in Naples that captures vintage Florida charm quite like Tin City. Perched right on the Gordon River, this collection of tin-roofed buildings was once a busy hub for the local fishing industry. Today, it’s a must-see hub of quaint shops and waterfront restaurants that draw thousands of visitors each year. Here’s a…
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Fun for Kids in Naples

Kid-friendly fun on the Paradise Coast heats up in the summer! In-between beach days on the award-winning shores of Naples and Marco Island, add these fun children’s events to your vacation calendar.  Here is some fun for kids in Naples. Naples Bicycle Tours   See the Paradise Coast by bike during a guided bicycle tour….
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Summer Adventures On Florida’s Paradise Coast

From spotting wild dolphins to zipping down water slides, summer in the Paradise Coast brings fun and excitement for the whole family. DOLPHIN EXPLORER This unforgettable eco-tour lets you participate in the study of wild dolphins aboard the Dolphin Explorer, a 36-foot power pontoon boat perfect for getting up close to observe marine life. The…
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Festivals Offer A Taste Of Paradise

Fun, family and—importantly—food come together at these much-anticipated Naples festivals throughout the year. The Paradise Coast is fast becoming recognized as a food lover’s destination. When you combine the area’s many dining accolades with beautiful outdoor venues and longstanding local traditions, you get a year-round lineup of food festivals and food events sure to make…
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The Best Of Naples & Marco Island

When you’ve had your fill of the theme parks and are ready to relax away from the Orlando crowds, take a break in the stunning beach destinations of Naples & Marco Island on Florida’s Paradise Coast. You’ll fall in love with the area’s natural beauty, exquisite dining, exciting eco-adventures, and family friendly atmosphere. But what…
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