Naples is located south of Fort Myers and north of the Everglades.
If you head straight east on Alligator Alley (I-75) across the
state, you would hit Fort Lauderdale. Naples is serviced by
Southwest Florida International Airport, which is north of Naples.
Attractions: In addition to the fine beaches, top attractions
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens,
Excursions that depart from Naples. You'll want to take a boat
cruise from Naples Bay to view the beautiful Naples homes and see
Florida marine life; we recommend the
Liberty sailing catamaran. In North Naples, the
and Excursions offers nature tours by boat. For cultural
activities, Naples has a lot to offer. From the
Von Liebig Art
Center to the
Artis-Naples to the
Naples Players at
Sugden Community Theater, you're sure to find what you're looking for. Further,
Naples is known to have more golf courses per capita than any other
city in the world.
TIP The Conservancy of
Southwest Florida operates nature centers, a wildlife rehabilitation
facility and a nature store. They offer land and water excursions to
experience Florida's vast natural resources.
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Beaches: There are many fine beaches
in Naples and plenty of beach-access areas. At the north end of
Naples, Barefoot Beach and Vanderbilt Beach are two favorites. At
the Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, not only will you find a fine
beach, but also concessions, a boat ramp, picnic facilities and
water equipment rentals. Located at Naples Municipal Beach, a
long-time landmark in Naples is the
Naples Pier, known for its
sunset view and off-pier fishing. On the pier, you'll even find a
snack bar and bait shop.
Shopping: For fine shopping in downtown Naples, hit
Fifth Avenue South and
Third Street South. Further north, the
Village at Venetian Bay and the
Waterside Shops at Pelican Bay are lush outdoor boutique malls. At the
Mercato Shops, in addition to a variety of stores and a Whole Foods, you'll
find a luxury movie theater.
Coastland Center is a typical name brand indoor mall. You may want to do
some souvenir shopping at
Tin City Waterfront Shops before or after a Naples Bay boat cruise.
Naples also has its own
Outlet Center, but it is small in comparison to others; true outlet
enthusiasts will want to head north to the
Miromar Outlets in Estero.
Dining: There are so many choices for dining in Naples, we couldn't
begin to make recommendations for you here, but we can give you a few links to
sites with opinions from those in the know! At the
Today 10 Best website, get recommendations for the Naples area's top 10
restaurants, top 10 romantic restaurants, top 10 Mexican restaurants, top 10
waterfront restaurants and more. At
UrbanSpoon, you can search for restaurant ideas by cuisine, price,
neighborhood and features. You can also find the restaurant location on their
map. Our local food critic, Jean Le Boeuf, offers his recommendations for
News-Press newspaper - check out his Facebook page for his
Accommodations: There is a hotel, resort or condo for every
budget and taste in Naples. Near the beach or close to Fifth Avenue
shopping, check our directories to find the perfect match for you.
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