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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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Marco Island Historical Museum

Marco Island Historical Museum
180 S. Heathwood Dr.
Marco Island, FL 34145

Long famous for its Key Marco Cat, one of the most remarkable and influential discoveries in North American archaeology, the Marco Island Historical M...

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Marco Island Historical Museum

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.

Montmartre Gallery

462 Tamiami Trail North
Naples, FL 34102

Presenting Montmartre Gallery Fine art and French antiques located in Naples Florida. We offer history and conversation pieces.

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Artis-Naples

5833 Pelican Bay Blvd.
Naples, FL 34108

Home of The Baker Museum and the Naples Philharmonic, Artis-Naples is Southwest Florida's premier arts and cultural destination with more than 300 con...

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Philharmonic Center for the Arts

Blue Mangrove Gallery

1089 N. Collier Blvd., Ste. 417
Marco Island, FL 34145

Jewelry, Fine Art & Photography, Gifts Florida handcrafted gift gallery with a captivating selection of traditional, timeless & whimsical trea...

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Blue Mangrove Gallery

Random Acts of Art

505 Fifth Avenue S.
Suite E
Naples, FL 34102

Functional pottery, inventive gifts and a large selection of art, jewelry, sculpture and handbags that are made from recycled materials.  Random Acts ...

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