Marco Island

Beach resorts to fishing village vibes

Marco Island

The largest of the Ten Thousand Islands, Marco Island is located just south of Naples and easily accessible with two bridges allowing vehicle traffic on and off the island. 

The island is home to some of the world's most beautiful beaches and offers access to both the Gulf of Mexico and the mangrove-lined estuaries of the Ten Thousand Islands. More than just another pretty beach, Marco Island's mood shifts from sophisticated resort area to historic nautical community and funky fishing village. Boating is a way of life for Marco Island residents and visitors, with many year-round and vacation homes located on the water. Bring your appetite for seafood, whether you plan to catch it on your own or at a local restaurant. For hidden gems, seek out the picturesque waterfront restaurants in the communities of Goodland and Isles of Capri. Visitors have their choice of beachfront resort hotels, several inland hotels, and many vacation rental properties and time share resorts. 

Signature events taking place in Marco Island include the Mullet Festival in Goodland (January), Wet Paint Live, (February), Marco Island Seafood Festival (March), Taste of Marco (April), Marco Island Festival of the Arts (April), the Marco Island Rocks Concert Series, a weekly Farmers Market (November-April), and a variety of colorful Christmas Island Style events (December).

Population (2016): 17,847
Per capita income (2016): $59,670
Median household income (2016): $73,559
Median home value (2016): $492,000

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NeNe's Kitchen

297 N. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145

We are the local's favorite place to enjoy great food at affordable prices in all of Marco Island, Florida....

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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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O'Donoghue's Bar and Grill

591 S. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145

At O'Donoghue's you will feast upon the best Irish food you can get anywhere! We are a family run restaurant, and provide great live Irish music too!...

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Key West Express

Rose Marina, 951 Bald Eagle Dr.
Marco Island, FL 34145

READY FOR SOME FUN? Get away to Key West, America's Caribbean Paradise, aboard Key West Express, where getting there is half the fun!...

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Quinn's on the Beach

400 S. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145

With the quirky "castaway" feel of the legendary Quinn's, our beachside restaurant and bar makes dining memorable with tropical island food, breathtak...

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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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