Outdoors

The natural splendor of the Paradise Coast is yours to behold. Boardwalks, nature centers, canoe trails, waterways and swamp hikes present opportunities for exploration. Feel free to spend time outside whether you're an insect-fearing city slicker, a nature nut or something in between.

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    Fishing

    The Ten Thousand Islands section of the Everglades is known as an angler's paradise, with tarpon, snook, redfish, permit, pompano and other species in abundance.

  • Gliding through the Everglades
    It’s not every day you get a chance to see a bull alligator in the wild up close. But here he comes, slinking towards our wooden skiff as we glide through a pristine swamp in Big Cypress Nationa... Read More >
    Outdoor Adventures in Naples, Marco Island & the Everglades
    As Florida's final wilderness frontier – where Everglades wetlands meet the Gulf of Mexico, and mangrove forest meets beach – the Naples, Marco Island and Everglades area gives you wee... Read More >
    Guys' Getaway to Naples, Marco Island & the Everglades
    George Clooney calls his best guy pals “The Boys,” and they’re famous for nurturing their long-standing friendships with well-planned getaway adventures. No matter how you refer to y... Read More >
    Snook Fishing in Southwest Florida
    Considered one of the most exciting and delicious catches in the state, snook are a longtime favorite among those who love fishing in Florida. They bite and fight harder than almost any other fish and... Read More >
    Earth Day Celebrations in the Naples Area
    Twenty million people took part in the first ever Earth Day Celebration on April 22, 1970. It had such an impact that important federal environmental laws emerged, including the Clean Air, Clean Water... Read More >
  • Paradise is Yours
    Paradise is Yours
    Paradise is Yours
    Explore Florida's Paradise Coast
    Explore Florida's Paradise Coast - 3:06 Play
    Explore Florida's Paradise Coast
    Explore Florida's Paradise Coast
    Sun-N-Fun Lagoon
    One million gallons of water fun will thrill children, parents and grandparents alike at Collier County's premier water park, Sun-N-Fun Lagoon! Fun always starts at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon, a key destination... - 0:54 Play
    Sun-N-Fun Lagoon
    One million gallons of water fun will thrill children, parents and grandparents alike at Collier County's premier water park, Sun-N-Fun Lagoon! Fun always starts at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon, a key destination by all. Sun-N-Fun Lagoon includes four pools, a long lazy river, a lit splash playground or interactive water feature, five exciting water slides, a concession stand other typical amenities such as restrooms and lockers.
    Naples Botanical Gardens
    Paradise: A place of bliss. A region of supreme delight. A state of happiness. Naples Botanical Garden is creating a world class paradise that combines delightful cultivated tropical gardens with beau... - 2:33 Play
    Naples Botanical Gardens
    Paradise: A place of bliss. A region of supreme delight. A state of happiness. Naples Botanical Garden is creating a world class paradise that combines delightful cultivated tropical gardens with beautifully restored natural habitats. The Garden connects people and plants through display, education, conservation and science. It will be a community gathering place and an exceptional venue for exploring our natural world as well as enjoying special events, traveling exhibitions and performances.
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