WELCOME TO NAPLES
I have developed this portal to help you plan your visit to Naples by introducing you to some of the fabulous places to visit during your stay. This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all options but recommendations of some of my favorites. As you encounter things you love to do that are not on this list, please let me know so I can add them.
Enjoy your stay! And call me if you have any questions 239.287.2576.
PLACES TO STAY
THINGS TO DO
DINE & SHOP
This is one of my favorites. The Edgewater is a boutique hotel that sits right on the white sand beaches. There are some rooms that accept pets.
Address: 1901 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples, FL 34102
Phone: (866) 624-1695
This is a newer hotel that overlooks the internal waterways. There is a nice pool area overlooking the docks. It is very convenient to Downtown Naples and Tin City. They accept pets.
Address: 1345 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102
Phone: (239) 775-1000
INN ON FIFTH
This boutique hotel is right downtown providing ideal proximity to shops, dining, entertainment and beaches.
Address: 699 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102
Phone: (239) 403-8777
RITZ CARLTON - BEACH
This luxury hotel sits right on the white sand beaches and may be a nice treat if you want to splurge.
Address: 280 Vanderbilt Beach, Naples, FL 34108
Phone: (239) 598-3300
Naples Grande is not one of my personal favorites but it is popular. It is near the water but separated from the beach by mangroves. You can take a tram to the beach. Naples Grande has an offsite golf course available so you can enjoy the beach and golf during your stay.
Address: 475 Seagate Dr, Naples, FL 34103
Phone: (239) 227-2182
RITZ CARLTON - GOLF
If you want to get some golf in, the Ritz allows play on the beautiful Tiburon golf course.
Address: 2600 Tiburon Dr, Naples, FL 34109
Phone: (239) 593-2000
JW MARRIOTT - MARCO ISLAND
If you don't mind a bit of a drive to Naples and you want to enjoy beautiful wide white sand beaches and a newly updated JW Marriott, you may want to check this one out.
Address: 400 S Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145
Phone: (239) 394-2511
The Naples Zoo was opened in September 1969 in Naples, Florida, in what was once the gardens for botanist Dr. Henry Nehrling's collection of plants. The gardens were neglected after Nehrling's death, but reopened in 1954 by Julius Fleischmann.
Address: 1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples, FL 34102
NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDENS
Naples Botanical Garden is 170-acre, world-class garden paradise that features plants from around the world. We are also the youngest garden in history to receive the American Public Gardens Association’s prestigious Award for Garden Excellence.
Address: 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL 34112
Home of the Naples Philharmonic and The Baker Museum. Artis—Naples is the premier center for the arts in Southwest Florida. The Baker Museum is part of the Artis—It houses a diverse collection of art in a three-story, 30,000-square-foot facility.
Address: 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples, FL 34108
Phone: (239) 597-1111
GOLISANO CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF NAPLES
The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples is a museum for children in Naples, Florida, United States, with the mission "To provide an exciting, inspiring environment where children and their families play, learn and dream together"
Address: 15080 Livingston Rd, Naples, FL 34109
Phone: (239) 514-0084
SUN AND FUN LAGOON
This kid-friendly park features waterslides, a lazy river, a kids' water play area & diving pools. The water park is part of a much larger Collier County Park with soccer fields, baseball/softball fields and other outdoor activities.
Address: North Collier Park 15000 Livingston Rd, Naples, FL 34109
NAPLES PARKS & BEACHES
Naples has some beautiful parks, some of which are on the beach.
CAMBIER PARK: 755 8th Ave S, Naples, FL 34104
FLEISCHMANN PARK: 1600 Fleischmann Blvd, Naples, FL 34102
LOWDERMILK BEACH/PARK: 1301 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples, FL 34102
CLAM PASS BEACH: Seagate Drive & Crayton Road, Naples, FL 34108
VANDERBILT BEACH: At the far West end of Vanderbilt Road 34109
WIGGINS PASS BEACH/PARK: 11135 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34108
CORKSCREW SWAMP SANCTUARY: 375 Sanctuary Rd W, Naples, FL 34120
CONSERVANCY OF NAPLES
At the Nature Center, guests get connected to conservation through hands-on interactive experiences in the Dalton Discover Center, on our famous electric boat tours and in our Little Explorer Play Zone.
Address: 1495 Smith Preserve Way, Admission Cost, Naples, FL 34102-3500
EVERGLADES WONDER GARDENS
Established in 1936, this attraction features botanical gardens & wildlife enclosures. Today, the Gardens are home to rescued birds and reptiles nestled among the old growth plants.
Address: 27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs, FL 34135
EVERGLADE AIRBOAT RIDES
A cool experience to jump on a fast moving airboat to take in the natural beauty around. There are several different companies to provide air boat rides. Here is a short list to start with.
Whether you want to go deep sea fishing or fishing on the internal waterways, there are plenty of options. There are several different companies to provide air boat rides. Here is some to consider.
NAPLES SEGWAY TOURS
The Segway tour will offer a fantastic orientation and give you a great opportunity to see all of the sites. For the locals, we’re sure you will learn new facts and stories about Naples that you’ve never heard.
1010 6th Avenue South | Naples, FL | 34102
What better way to see all the beautiful surroundings and sea life than by kayak?
Address: 13535 Vanderbilt Dr, Naples, FL 34110
Phone: (239) 682-3134
Naples Bicycle Tours provides a unique opportunity for residents and visitors to experience the diversity of Southwest Florida. Their large or small group tours are able to accommodate all cycling levels and they personally escort you through Naples, Historic Old Naples, Marco Island or the Natural Everglades.
PEDAL TROLLEY/BOAT TOURS
Looking for a fun way to spend time with your friends and family while seeing some of the Naples surroundings? You may want to given these fun alternative a try.
NAPLES PEDAL PUB
8957 Tamiami Trail N., Naples, FL 34108
NAPLES CYCLE BOATS
2880 Becca Ave, Naples, FL 34112
THIRD STREET - DOWNTOWN NAPLES
Third Street South, the birthplace of Naples, lies two blocks from the 19th Century Naples Pier, the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and is surrounded by the colorful original beach cottages and lovely houses of Old Naples. The sophisticated and delightful shops, the renowned fine restaurants and bistros, and the courtyards and antique fountains all await—amidst the lush colorful cascading flowers and green landscaping of historic Third Street South.
Strategically located on Naples Bay where Goodlette Frank meets 41 in downtown Naples, there is nothing modest about this upscale oasis. Bayfront’s colorful European architecture is an eye catching and memorable landmark in Old Naples. Strolling on brick-laden pathways lead to rare finds in the galleries and shops coupled with the impeccable cuisine of the restaurants take the Bayfront experience to a new level.
Address: 465 Bayfront Place, Naples, FL 34102
Features more than 140 top designer and brand name outlets with savings of up to 70% off retail prices. Find great savings on top names including Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store, and more.
Address: 10801 Corkscrew Rd, Estero, FL 33928
Coconut Point is an outdoor mall located in Estero, Florida. On top of featuring over 140 shops, it is includes of condominiums, restaurants, a movie theater, and other forms of entertainment such as live music and annual festivals.
Address: 23106 Fashion Dr, Estero, FL 33928
Phone: (239) 992-9966
GULF COAST TOWN CENTER
Gulf Coast Town Center is an outdoor shopping mall in Fort Myers, Florida. Opened in phases between 2005 and 2007, the center features Bass Pro Shops, Belk, Best Buy, Costco, Dick's Sporting Goods, etc
Address: 9903 Gulf Coast Main St, Fort Myers, FL 33913
Wynns has been a Naples staple since 1938, and is one of the fancier grocery stores in town serving pre-made meals, a great deli and fresh seafood counter.
Address: 141 9th St N, Naples, FL 34102
Phone: (239) 261-7157
Lucky’s has a good selection of organic produce, a nice deli and meat counter, fantastic cheese selection, many products at good prices. Lucky’s also has a bar in the store so you’ll see many people strolling with their cup of beer while they shop.
Address: 3815 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, FL 34112
2 New locations coming in North Naples, Naples, FL 34110
Phone: (239) 330-3012
Upscale grocery store chain with an old-world vibe offers local produce, prepared eats, wine & more. Fresh Market stocks many organic and locally grown items.
Located in: Park Shore Plaza
Address: 4129 Tamiami Trail N, Naples, FL 34103 & 12628 Tamiami Trail E.
Phone: (239) 430-2444