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With the Paradise Coast’s natural beauty as inspiration for artists throughout the ages, it’s no surprise that the area is a haven for the arts.

Immerse yourself in culture with music and theater shows, museum exhibits, historic sites and art galleries – and let the No. 1 Small Art Town in America be your muse. Then, get to know the area's colorful and fascinating heritage. The Calusa Indians once called the region home, and later the Seminoles. Pioneer settlers built cattle ranches, while others fished, farmed and hunted in the Ten Thousand Islands. In the 1920s, wealthy Northern and Midwestern settlers vacationed on our white-sand beaches and fished. While Naples and Marco Island have seen tremendous growth and development, communities such as Everglades City, Immokalee, Chokoloskee and Ochopee still offer glimpses into the days of yesteryear.

 

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Naples Depot Museum

1051 Fifth Ave. S.
Naples, FL 34102

Naples' first passenger train station, the Naples Depot, Collier County's newest historical museum, welcomes visitors back to the railroading "boom" d...

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Naples Depot Museum

Local Color Art Gallery

258 Royal Palm Dr.
Marco Island, FL 34145

We have truly fine artists creating a unique artist owned gallery featuring oils, graphics, fiber art, photography, water colors, jewelery....

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Malenda Trick Art Students

Old Naples Waterfront

1500 Fifth Ave. S.
Naples, FL 34102

You'll find several historical displays with information and photography depicting the history of the Old Naples Waterfront within Tin City and Bayfro...

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Tin City Naples FL

Collier-Seminole State Park

20200 E. Tamiami Trl.
Naples, FL 34114

View an actual 'walking dredge' used in the construction of the Tamiami Trail across the Everglades in the late 1920's.  Tour unspoiled nature refuges...

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The mountain bike trail includes a variety of natural habitats. Look for panther or bear tracks on the dirt path.