The Beach

Outdoor Dining in Naples

A visit to Florida’s Paradise Coast means indulging in world-class dining, enjoying near-perfect weather, and taking in some unparalleled waterfront or downtown views. It wouldn’t be Paradise if you couldn’t combine all three in the same unforgettable experience – and quite a few Naples and Marco Island restaurants with outdoor seating check all of the…
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Top Everglades Trails Near Naples

From state parks to national preserves, the Paradise Coast offers plentiful opportunities to experience a pristine, untouched Florida just as it looked hundreds of years ago – from rustic Everglades trails to spectacular paddling trails. Whether you prefer to explore on land or by water, these nature trails in and around the Everglades are treasure…
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Top Ways to Explore Big Cypress National Preserve

Sometimes, you need to immerse yourself in natural beauty – and Big Cypress National Preserve is the unspoiled paradise where you can do just that. So here are the top ways to explore Big Cypress National Preserve. Not far from the world-class dining and beautiful beach resorts of Naples and Marco Island, Big Cypress National…
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Paradise in Place With Naples, Marco Island & The Everglades

Our friends down on Florida’s Paradise Coast have invited everyone to  “Paradise in Place”. The sights and sounds of this beautiful stretch of Florida’s southwest coast and the Florida Everglades provide a wonderful diversion at this difficult time – and we can all enjoy them from the comfort of the couch, looking forward to the day…
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Golf on Florida’s Paradise Coast

Explore top golf courses in the Naples and Marco Island area, and get valuable tips on everything from ideal tee times to the local terrain. An abundance of clubs and courses make Naples a golf lover’s paradise. But you don’t have to be a professional player to enjoy some golf on Florida’s Paradise Coast. With…
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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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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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