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Want to know where you can find stone crab “to go?” (Grimm’s Stone Crab in Everglades City.) The most economical way to get around? (Naples Bay Water Shuttle.) Learn some of the Paradise Coast’s best-kept secrets and “live like a local” even if you’re just visiting.

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    A dog "surfs" on a pet-friendly beach on Florida's Paradise Coast.

  • Girls' Getaway to Naples & Marco Island
    A girls’ getaway to Naples and Marco Island means tough competition on the ninth hole, gourmet dinners stretching into the night, luxury spa treatments and an abundance of shopping. Gather ... Read More >
    Pet-Friendly Hotels, Restaurants & Attractions in the Naples Area
    In Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades, you'll find that your pet is not only welcomed, but adored. Here are some places that will help your pet enjoy vacation as much as you do. Pet-Friendly ... Read More >
    Consignment & Thrift Store Shopping in Naples
    Famous for bustling high-end shopping districts and ritzy boutiques, Naples also caters to the budget-friendly bunch with a major outlet mall and numerous consignment and thrift stores stocked with pr... Read More >
    Shopping for Designer Finds in the Naples Area
    From Salvatore Ferragamo and Gucci to Saks Fifth Avenue, Naples is home to some of the most highly desired designers and boutiques. So fashionistas, strap on your Louboutins: it’s time to shop &... Read More >
    Fun Facts
    Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades The state of Florida is divided into 67 counties.  Collier County, which includes the cities of Naples, Marco Island and Everglades City and the villages o... Read More >
  • Adventures in Paradise: Pooches in Paradise
    Discover pet-friendly Naples and Marco Island as JoNell Modys and Campari the poodle adventure through pup paradise. Learn more about pet-friendly travel on Florida's Paradise Coast: http://www.paradisecoast.com/articles/pet-friendly_travel
    Adventures in Paradise: Pooches in Paradise
    Discover pet-friendly Naples and Marco Island as JoNell Modys and Campari the poodle adventure through pup paradise. Learn more about pet-friendly travel on Florida's Paradise Coast: http://www.paradi... - 2:32 Play
    Adventures in Paradise: Pooches in Paradise
    Discover pet-friendly Naples and Marco Island as JoNell Modys and Campari the poodle adventure through pup paradise. Learn more about pet-friendly travel on Florida's Paradise Coast: http://www.paradisecoast.com/articles/pet-friendly_travel
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