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Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens
(239) 262-5409 / Website
Two attractions in one! The Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is a nationally accredited zoo and historic garden.
The impressive exhibits include Leopard Rock, Primate Pavilion, African Oasis and Alligator Bay just to name a few. Exciting shows, such as Planet Predator, Serpents: Fangs & Fiction, and the Primate Expedition Cruise are sure to entertain visitors of all ages. Lucky guests may even be able to reserve a spot in the Night Vision after Hours Tour.
Spring Training – Boston Red Sox
From February through April, Spring Training in Fort Myers is the perfect place to catch all your favorite Major League stars.
The Red Sox, who are aiming for a third world championship in the past six years, schedule features 18 home games at JetBlue Park.
Spring Training – Minnesota Twins
Join the Twins in sunny Fort Myers, as they embark on another memorable season. They will play 19 Spring Training games from February through April at Hammond Stadium. At Hammond Stadium your seats are close to the action in a fun family environment that provides the perfect opportunity to see the players up close and personal. Whether you are an avid baseball fan, a new fan or just introducing America’s Pastime to friends and family, there is no better place to catch all the action than Hammond Stadium.
Philharmonic Center for the Arts
(239) 597-1900 / Website
The Center hosts over 400 events a year including world-class theater, dance, comedy, classical and popular music, and is home to the Naples Museum of Art, the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and Edward Villella’s Miami City Ballet.
The Naples Players at the Sugden Community Theatre
(239) 434-7340 / Website
Named five times as the best live theatre in Southwest Florida, The Naples Players have been presenting productions of the highest quality for more than 54 years, with musicals, comedies, dramas and children’s shows in a beautiful theatre in downtown Naples. The players also regularly offer young people’s theatre courses and adult theatre workshops.
North Collier Regional Park
239-254-4000 / Website
Collier County’s newest park, North Collier Regional Park, offers not only a fun outing at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon, but it also encompasses walk trails, a Wetland Preserve boardwalk, numerous programs and RecPlex.
RecPlex is a state-of-the-art fitness complex with dozens of strength building machines and more! Plus this center is able to provide a fun, work out atmosphere for both able bodied and special needs individuals.
Sugden Regional Park
239-793-4414 / Website
Southwest Florida’s beauty glows at Sugden Regional Park. You may enjoy the 60-acre lake, Lake Avalon, by kayaking, paddle boating, or simply discovering nature on the walking trails that surround the lake.
The Conservancy of SW Florida Naples Nature Center
(239) 263-0717 / Website
The 14-acre Naples Nature Center has boat rides, trails, great new exhibits, a wildlife rehabilitation hospital and more.
Sun-N-Fun Lagoon Water Park
(239) 252-4021 / Website
You name it, Sun-N-Fun has it! The lazy river boasts many turns, reactive water features overhead and a water slide dropping into the river. Sun-N-Fun also encompasses a toddler wading pool with a decorated slide and interactive water features to create a full day of fun for children. There is also an oversized family pool and a children’s activity pool, as well as a lap pool. Don’t miss the water tower taking customers 38 feet in the air to come back down on one of three fantastic water slides!
(239) 598-1605 / Website
This collection of 60 upscale retailers is anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue and also features Cartier, Gucci and Tiffany & Co. Many other fine stores and restaurants create a memorable shopping experience.
Third Street South and Fifth Avenue
Third Street Website / Fifth Avenue Website
Both are located in the heart of Old Naples, offering a delightful mixture of specialty and gourmet shops, art galleries and restaurants.
The Village on Venetian Bay
(239) 261-6100 / Website
The magnificent Mediterranean architecture of The Village was inspired by Venetian Villas and is a Naples landmark on Venetian Bay. It’s an exciting shopping and dining experience where the architecture and views alone are worth the trip.
(239) 262-2323 / Website
Located on Tamiami Trail, anchored by Macy’s Department Store on one end and Dillards on the other. There are more than 100 stores and restaurants.
(239) 992-9966 / Website
An open, Main Street-style shopping destination with Mediterranean Revival style architecture that is designed to fit gracefully with the architectural flavor of Southwest Florida.
The new Mercato combines the best of city chic residential living with upscale shopping, dining and entertainment in one choice location just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico. Experience the state-of-the-art Silverspot Cinema and shop at Jos. A. Banks, Sur La Table, Z Gallerie and Whole Foods.
Naples Area Tours
Enjoy the thrill of backwater fishing in a sporty center-console vessel. Shallow draft boats enable passage into shallow coves and tidal waters. Fishing for a real sportsman.
Guests enjoy a narrated stroll along the Swamp Boardwalk. Safely view resident and migratory bird species, tropical plants and native animals. View of two alligator holes (seasonal.)
Tour the winter homes of Thomas Alva Edison and Henry Ford, located in Fort Myers. Tour Thomas Edison’s laboratory, botanical gardens and museum. See popular inventions, including the phonograph and movie projector. The carefully preserved buildings are homage to the two great inventors.
Naples Trolley Tours See the Best of Naples on board a completely narrated sightseeing tour in a classic Trolley covering over 100 points of interest. Your guided tour will help you learn the history of the area while enjoying the beautiful sights of Naples. Your tour guide will also give you a re-boarding pass so you can get on and off the Trolleys to shop, dine, or sightsee and then re-board a Trolley when you’re ready to complete the tour.
Don’t just Visit the Everglades, experience one of the natural wonders of our country with a guided tour for an adventure of a lifetime. You can enjoy both half-day or full-day tours which include transportation to/from, tour guides, airboat tour, tour of the natural mangroves and hammocks, cruise through the 10,000 islands, taste of the Everglades luncheon, and much more.
Enjoy a guided tour of historic downtown Naples while riding on a two-wheeled eco-friendly personal transporter. See local area landmarks including The Naples Pier, Palm Cottage, City Dock, Crayton Cove, Naples Landing, famous 5th Avenue South and 3rd Street South shopping areas, Cambier Park and other popular sites. Enjoy a narration while riding with the innovative ear phones provided by your guide.