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Did you know?

  • Marco Island has been ranked as the #1 US Island and the #4 Island in the World in 2014 by TripAdvisor's Travelers Choice.
  • The peak season for visitors is January through April while the shoulder season is May through December.
  • The smallest post office in the United States, the Ochopee Post Office, is located on the Florida West Coast on Route 41 near Ochopee, Florida.
  • The city of Cape Coral has more canals than Venice, Italy.
  • The temperature in Naples has never reached 100 degrees. The record temperature of 99 degrees was set in September 1986.
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Florida West Coast

Where to Stay

Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk

111 West Fortune Street
Tampa, FL
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Greenlinks Resort

Mahagony Run Lane
Naples, FL
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Marco Island Lakeside Inn

155 First Avenue
Marco Island, FL
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Westin Cape Coral at Marina Village

5951 Silver King Blvd.
Cape Coral, FL
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- Bobby W., client since 2013

Events

  • Everglades Seafood Festival

    Everglades Seafood Festival

    Enjoy this free event as you listen to live music, shop amongst over 100 vendors, and eat delicious seafood. Kids are sure to love the carnival rides and arts and crafts that this event features.
  • Balloons Over Paradise

    Balloons Over Paradise

    Take in the beautiful surroundings of over 60 hot air balloons flying high above you as you attend this free event with food, arts and crafts, tethered balloon rides, live entertainment and much more.
  • Pepper Ranch Sunflower Festival

    Pepper Ranch Sunflower Festival

    You won't believe the beauty around you when you visit the Pepper Ranch Preserve at this sunflower festival. Take a tour of the ranch, learn about ranch operations and enjoy a day of music and food.
  • 4th of July Fireworks

    4th of July Fireworks

    Be part of this Naples tradition at the annual fireworks display, located on the Naples Pier. This half-hour show is sure to leave you in awe; be sure to tune in and listen to WAVV 101.1 FM as they play music choreographed to the fireworks.
  • Great Dock Canoe Race

    Great Dock Canoe Race

    Kick off the start of the summer season by watching creatively decorated canoes compete in multiple races at this annual event.
  • Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Get into the holiday spirit as you venture through a winter wonderland filled with twinkling lights, festive storefronts and the holiday sounds of local choral groups. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there for photos and the traditional lighting of the Tree will also occur.

"This was the most exciting experience we could ever have!"
- Bobby W., client since 2013

Places to Go

  • Keewaydin Island

    Keewaydin Island

    Off the coast of Naples lies the barrier island - Keewaydin Island. The peaceful atmosphere that the island boasts is created because there are no roads or bridges, much less cars on the island itself; you must take a boat to get to the island. Explore the warm waters by shelling along the coast or exploring by boat.
  • Tennis

    Tennis

    Hit the tennis courts as you play on this island paradise and engage in some friendly competition. Play a round of singles or doubles as you test your backhand.
  • Water Sports

    Water Sports

    Enjoy a thrilling time out on the water and rent jet skis, wave runners, parasails or kayaks. The knowledgeable staff of Marco Island Watersports or Naples Beach Watersports will help guide you so that you have the best time no matter what your skill level.
  • Nature

    Nature

    Bask in the natural glory of Naples Botanical Garden which features 170 acres of different types of natural habitats along with over 1000 different species. Or, explore Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, which houses the largest remaining stand of old growth bald cypress in North America along with an abundance of birds and wildlife.
  • Fishing

    Fishing

    Fish freely at the Naples Pier as it does not require a fishing license. Snook, Trout, Sheepshead and Spanish Mackerel can be found in the Florida West Coast waters. If you're feeling a bit more adventurous, try deep sea fishing by contacting a fishing captain at Tampa Bay Fishing Guide Association.
  • Golfing

    Golfing

    Gather you clubs and get ready to hit the links at one of the many golf courses that Naples has to offer. There are a variety of courses that vary in difficulty including courses designed by Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player.

"This is a hidden gem in the Tampa/St. Pete area. We will be returning soon!"
- Vickie P., client since 1995

Transportation

The central airport near our destinations is Southwest Florida International (RSW) in Fort Myers, Florida. To travel around town, you have a variety of options including renting a car, taking a cab, bicycling or exploring by scooter. Bicycles and scooters can be rented at Scootertown or The Bike Route.


Take a Day Trip

Boat to Key West from Marco Island 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Drive to Naples from Marco Island 30 Minutes
Drive to Everglades from Naples 49 Minutes
Drive to Ruskin from Naples 2 Hours
Drive to Fort Myers 53 Minutes

"Fun for the whole family."
- Jackie K., client since 2009