Naples Florida Attractions and Things to do in Naples!
Naples Florida Attractions! There are many exciting and wonderful attractions in Naples and Southwest Florida!
If you’re looking for things to do in Naples, never fear!
There’s plenty of things to do in Naples Florida, to keep you as busy as you want to be!
Naples FL boasts an ideal Southwest Florida location. It is very close to other Florida hot spots, such as Miami Beach, Key West, Fort Myers Beach Fort Myers Beach, Orlando and Sarasota, just to name a few.
If you’re visiting Naples, it’s only a matter of a few hours at most, to travel to some other well-known Florida tourist attractions. You’ve come all the way to Naples, so it would be a shame not to visit some of the other fantastic attractions in Florida, too.
Here are some attractions in Naples and surrounding areas to explore during your
Florida beach vacation in Naples Florida!
Naples and Southwest Florida Attractions!
These Southwest Florida attractions have been grouped according to the main focus of the attraction. Most of these activities are certainly suitable for kids and families.... lots of
kid stuff in Naples Florida!
Naples Florida Attractions for Kids/Families
King Richards Family Fun Park – Great for all day family fun. Go-cart track, laser tag, amusement rides, game room, playground, rock-climbing wall and more!
6780 Airport Pulling Rd. N., Naples 34109-6804 239-598-2042
Sun-N-Fun Lagoon – Very ‘cool’ water park for kids! Pools and slides for kids of all ages!
15000 Livingston Rd., Naples.... 239-252-4021
Hollywood 20 Theater – A super selection of movies! Great activity in Naples for a rainy day!
6006 Hollywood Dr., Naples 34109.... 941-597-9494
Silverspot Cinema @ Mercato – This is a state-of-the-art movie theatre! 11 theaters with out-of-this-world digital sound, ‘cushy’ leather seats and reserved seating! Bar service available too! Not your ‘everyday’ style movie theater!
9118 Strada Place, Naples, 34108....239-592-0300
Naples Florida Attractions -Nature
Big Cypress National Preserve – 729,000 acre Florida National Park. Many animals and birds find protection here, including the rare Florida panther. Hiking, canoeing, kayaking, camping and birding.
33100 Tamiami Trail E., Ochopee, FL 239-695-1201
Everglades National Park – A subtropical Florida National Park, 1.6 million acres of preserved land. So much to see and do in the Everglades! Boat and tram tours, canoeing kayaking, camping and much more!
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens – This is one of the favorite Naples Florida attractions! "It's the place to take kids’ in Naples." (Gulfshore Life Magazine Awards 2010). Lots of exhibits & shows, camel rides, educational tours for schools.
1590 Goodlette Rd, Naples 34102 239-262-5409
Conservancy of Southwest Florida – A rehabilitation center for injured wild animals, a nature store, including ‘original artwork’ by renowned Florida photographer, Clyde Butcher. Many special events, too.
1450 Merrihue Dr., Naples 34102 …. 239-262-0304
Corkscrew Swamp - A fantastic experience up close to nature! Tour this protected nature preserve, via a boardwalk! See Florida wildlife and Florida birds! One of the finest Naples Florida attractions!
375 Sanctuary Rd. W., Naples 34120 239-348-9151
JN Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge – Drive, walk or bike through this nature preserve in Sanibel Island, about a 45 minute drive from Naples! A habitat for 225+ bird species. See Florida wildlife too! Best value attraction of the Southwest Florida attractions!
1 Wildlife Dr, Sanibel Island, 33957 239-472-1100
Naples Preserve - Tour the ‘green space via a .4 mile boardwalk trail, through an ecosystem reminiscent of the ‘way Florida was’! Plants and wildlife of the original ecosystem of the area.
1690 Tamiami Trail N., Naples 34102… 239-213-7120
Rookery Bay Reserve – A preserved mangrove estuary. An Environmental Learning Center, with interactive displays, aquarium, nature store, galleries and great picnic areas.
300 Tower Rd., Naples 34113... 239-417-6310
Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge – A very large mangrove forest, with many threatened and endangered species. Protected area for many species of fish, marine life, wildlife and birds.
3860 Tollgate Blvd., Suite 300, Naples.... 239-353-8442
Naples Botanical Garden - Stunning gardens to enjoy and tour.
The Performing Arts
Gulfshore Playhouse – A delightful variety of great professional shows, performed by a fine professional theatre company!
755-8th Ave. S., Naples 239-261-7529
Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts - THE top destination for cultural events in Southwest Florida! Top shelf shows, performances and entertainment. A world-class venue!
The most outstanding of the Naples Florida attractions!
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples 34108-2740...239-597-1900
Flamingo Island Flea Market – Great fun at this Flea Market! Entertainment too! Fresh seafood. 6 restaurants.
Open Friday-Sunday 8am-4pm
11902 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135..239-948-7799
Third Street South Farmer’s Market – This is a fantastic market! Held on Saturdays 7:30am-11:30am, behind Tommy Bahamas, in the parking lot!
Tommy Bahamas is @ 1220-3rd St. S., Naples. Call 239-434-6533 for more information.
More Naples Farmers Markets
Naples Florida Attractions
Collier County Museum – Lots of fun and educational too! A journey to the past into SW Florida’s history…back 10,000 years! Learn about prehistoric times and pioneer days.
3301 Tamiami Trail East, Naples 34112...239-252-8476
Naples Museum of Art - A beautiful, big museum, located at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts! 15 galleries and more of works by renowned arties form around the world!
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples 34108....239-597-1900
Palm Cottage – A historic site, the oldest home in Naples (1895). Tours available.
137-12th Ave. S., Naples 34102....239-261-8164
Big ‘M’ Casino – SW Florida’s only gambling boat! 162’ luxury ship!
Table games, slots, player’s club, entertainment, buffet!
450 Harbor Court, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931….239-765-7529
– Lots of action and fun! Live entertainment!
506 South First St., Immokalee, FL 34142....239-658-1313
Babcock Wilderness Adventures – Overnight adventures, swamp buggy tours, and more! Panthers, alligators and other SW Florida critters to see!
8000 State Road 31, Punta Gorda, FL 33982..... 1-800-500-5583
Everglades Island Air Boat Tours – Airboat tours, deep into the Everglades! May see gators, manatees and other Everglades critters!
929 Dupont St., Everglades City, FL...1-866-626-2833
On the Water
Cruise Naples – 1.5 hours cruises, daily for deep sea fishing! Half and full days, shark and night fishing, too! Sunset pleasure cruises also available.
1200-5th Ave., S., Naples 34102 .... 239-263-3853
Dolphin Explorer – Tour on a 30’ catamaran and see dolphins, birds and other wildlife!....239-642-6899
Jet Ski Naples – Jet ski rentals and guided tours.
1200-5th Ave. S., Naples 34102....239-263-4949
Naples Pier – The most popular of the Naples Florida attractions! Watch the dolphins swim and jump, the birds, or take in a gorgeous Naples sunset! No charge for fishing from the Naples Fishing Pier.
25-12th Ave. S., Naples.....239-213-1800
Naples Princess – Luxury yacht cruises of Naples Bay and Port Royal area. Drinks, lunch, dinner and entertainment also available. Another one of the marvellous Naples Florida attractions!
550 Port O Call Way, Naples 34102.... 239-649-2275
Key West Express – Spend the day in Key West: one day round trip from Naples by luxury cruise boat! Lots of cool things to see and do in Key West! Most awesome of
Naples Florida attractions!
See Manatees – Small boat tours to see manatees. If you don’t see a manatee on the tour, you’ll receive a refund.
525 Newport Drive, Naples 34114....239-642-8818
Sweet Liberty –Sailing charters for weddings, groups, conventions, or private, on board a 53’ catamaran, for a relaxing day or evening cruise!
880-12th Ave. S., Naples 34102....239-793-3525
Naples Trolley – Tour Naples and take in the history and authentic charm of the city!
1010-6th Ave. S., Naples 34102....239-262-1914
Other Florida Tourist Attractions!
If you manage to cover all of the Naples Florida attractions, there's plenty of other attractions in Florida, too!
Disney World – The best known and most popular of the Florida tourist attractions! Orlando, Florida.
Emerald Coast Science Center – An excellent collection of educational and exciting exhibits, to explore!
139 Brooks St., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548...
Shipwreck Island Water Park – A 20 acre waterpark of beach, wave pools, slides, mini-golf, go-carts and lots of fun games and activities for all ages!
12201 Middle Beach Rd., Panama City Beach, FL 32407...850-234-3333
Duval Street, Key West- This area is a ‘super fun’ spot to hang out, when visiting Key West. Shopping, dancing, people watching, shopping, bars galore!
One of the things that still impresses me about Naples, is the natural beauty of the area. For such a thriving, modern city, there's still lots of 'green space' preserved to protect the precious, fragile ecosystems and the creatures and birds that live here. Be sure to take in as many of these Southwest Florida attractions as you're able!
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