Romantic Getaways in Naples, Florida

The Naples area is known as the 'Paradise Coast' for a reason - a Naples getaway is always a good idea. By Kara Franker With secluded beaches, exclusive Florida hotels and gourmet restaurants, the Naples area is a natural choice for a romantic couples retreat. There's a reason it's called the…

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Florida Destination Wedding at the Naples Hotel & Golf Club

By Kara Franker With its personalized service and picturesque beachfront location, The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club is an ideal choice for a truly memorable Florida destination wedding. The resort sits on the Gulf of Mexico and is just blocks from Naples’ renowned shopping districts of Fifth…

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Off the Beaten Path from Naples: Immokalee, Fla.

Named after the Miccosukee word for “My Home,” Immokalee is where the Seminoles and Miccosukee planted their flag in the form of an elegant casino, and where a pristine natural sanctuary looks like a land the original Seminoles would recognize as home. So if you’re a backroads explorer eager to…

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Your Guide to Shopping in Naples

By Jeanette Scott Well, it's official. I have a new favorite city for shopping – Naples! I recently had a chance to visit southwest Florida for the first time, and I discovered that this beautiful region is truly a shopper's paradise. In Naples alone, there are five major shopping areas within…

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Nature and History in Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades

By VISIT FLORIDA staff Naples wasn't always so refined, and at its fringes lurks the wilderness of its youth, refusing to be tamed. Not far from the luxury shops and restaurants, panthers prowl the forest, mangroves tangle their roots into the swamp, and a river of grass stretches on as far as the…

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Live Music Venues in the Fort Myers and Naples Area

By Vanessa Caceres Visitors to Naples usually think about the city’s sophisticated, ritzy vibe—but it’s a town that can also rock. And play jazz and blues. At a variety of bars and restaurants around both Naples and Fort Myers, live music adds dimension to the experience. Take for instance…

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Collier County Museum in Naples

By Brooke Morton Locals are passionate about the Collier County Museum in Naples – so passionate, in fact, that they sometimes bring in exhibits of their own to share. “People find things all the time in their backyards that they have to bring in,” says Naomi Goren, curator of education for the…

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Naples Ecotourism Attractions and Activities

By Patty Ryan Some visit Naples on Florida’s Paradise Coast for creature comforts. But many come for the creatures. Birds galore. Dolphins and manatees. Waterways thick with fish. Ecotourism is in Naples’ DNA. Its largest estuary, Rookery Bay, was preserved in part with the collected pennies of…

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The Upscale Arts Scene of Naples, Fla.

On Florida's Southwest coast, Naples offers a highly sophisticated arts scene. Naples, perched on Florida’s Paradise Coast, invites visitors to enjoy a taste of the high life. World renowned for its upscale trappings, including high-end retailers and hotels, the city named after one of Italy’s…

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