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PLANNING A DAY TRIP, A WEEKEND OR A LENGTHY VACATION TO NAPLES FLORIDA? LET US HELP YOU WITH OUR FACT-FILLED INSIDER TIPS.

ABOUT NAPLES

Planning a day trip, a weekend or a lengthy vacation to Naples Florida?
Let us help you with our fact-filled Insider Tips. This tropical paradise is located on the gorgeous southwest coast of the state.
Pristine beaches offer miles of natural beauty. Hotels and resorts dot the landscape, each unique with their location and amenities.
The downtown area, although small, has a cosmopolitan flavor complete with great dining choices, art galleries and boutiques, all within walking distance of the Gulf of Mexico. We have enjoyed working, living, and vacationing here for the past forty years.
There are wonderful Insider Secrets that we want to share with you so that you, too, can experience the magic of this beautiful resort location.

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PET FRIENDLY NAPLES FL HOTELS

Check out our Four Best Pet Friendly Naples Fl Hotels. It’s always nice to know that you have some great choices during your Naples Florida vacation when you are bringing your family pet. There are some great Naples Florida beaches that allow

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NAPLES FORT MYERS DOG TRACK

From the east, it is two miles west of Interstate 75 at exit 116. The race track has been a long-time landmark and a very popular attraction for vacationers and permanent residents alike. The environment is in a tropical and

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PET FRIENDLY HOTELS

We have listed pet friendly hotels/motels in Southwest Florida that are currently pet friendly. Pet policies vary with each establishment, so be sure to inquire about the details when you make your reservation.  Don’t leave your best friend home if

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DOG PARKS

Dog Parks are a great place to take your canine pal for some fun. You will find those listed below are wonderful spots for you to spend time with your special “man’s best friend.” Carl Johnson County Park has one

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SHARK VALLEY

Shark Valley National Park is a must-see for a day of fun and adventure in South Florida. It is located in the northern region of Everglades National Park. From Naples, Florida you need to plan 1-1/2 hours for the 75

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NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDEN

Naples Botanical Garden covers 170 acres and is a special place where people can connect with nature. It is located south of downtown Old Naples at 4820 Bayshore Drive. The garden started with a dream founded by eight Naples residents in 1993

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MARCO ISLAND IN FLORIDA

tropical paradise for residents and vacationers alike. It is located a few miles south of Naples Florida on Collier Boulevard (SR 951). The Island is adjacent to the Ten Thousand Islands, a National Wildlife Refuge, which is a chain of

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JN DING DARLING

JN Ding Darling: Jay Norwood Darling was the man for whom the J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge is named. The refuge is located on Sanibel Island in Southwest Florida. Jay Norwood Darling, better known as Ding Darling, was an American cartoonist and

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FORT MYERS BEACH

Visit Fort Myers Beach when you are in Southwest Florida. It is approximately a half an hour drive to the beach area from Naples. Just take Bonita Beach Road west to the Gulf and turn north to Ft. Myers Beach. You

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FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY

Florida Gulf Coast University is located near Ft. Myers and just a few minutes from Southwest International Airport. This progressive University serves all of Southwest Florida and now has students from other states as well as foreign countries. It has

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EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK FEES

Everglades National Park fees are very reasonable for a day of wonder, excitement, and education. The following are the current Everglades National Park fees for entry: • The fee at all entrances is $10 per private vehicle which includes up to three

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ECHO GLOBAL DEMONSTRATION FARM

Echo is a side trip from Naples that is very educational as well as interesting to all who visit and take the tour of the facility and grounds. Its name stands for “Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization” and it promotes

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DING DARLING NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge is located on Sanibel Island, a subtropical barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. The Island may be accessed by boat or car. By car, the Sanibel Causeway is a beautiful drive. Often we carry

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BONITA SPRINGS FL

Bonita Springs FL is a beautiful example of a mixture of old Florida and new Florida. For years Bonita was considered a bit of a “backwater” located between Naples and Fort Myers. However, about five years ago, it came into

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BABCOCK RANCH

Babcock Ranch is a fabulous side trip to take from Naples, Florida. Plan on an 1 and ¼ hours from downtown Naples to reach this destination in Punta Gorda, Florida. Babcock is a “working ranch” with many operations and it

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