An aerial of mangrove islands surrounded by calm water. Two men paddle through tall aquatic grass. A great egret wades in shallow water through thick vegetation. An airboat glides over still water in the Everglades. Two people watch a half-submerged alligator slowly moving through calm water.

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Surrounded by endless mangroves, estuaries, marshes, shorelines and an abundance of wildlife, Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades is home to a diverse and untouched ecosystem. Here, you can catch a glimpse of a rare bird perched in the treetops, hook a fish from your kayak in the Ten Thousand Islands, or get up close with ghost orchids on a guided swamp walk. Come discover unique outdoor adventures beyond the beach, and see a pristine Florida just as it looked hundreds of years ago. 

Northtide Naples Resort
3100 North Rd.
Naples, FL 34104

Great location in a lush, tropical setting 2.5 miles to Naples' exquisite beaches and downtown Historic District (5th Avenue and 3rd Street)....

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Everglades Adventures
107 Camellia St. (for GPS units, use 603 Collier Ave.; destination will be on the right)
Everglades City, FL 34139

Paddle with a naturalist guide on an unforgettable journey into the amazing Florida Everglades. Glide through sun-dappled mangrove tunnels while spott...

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Majestic egrets are common in the Everglades.
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Marco Island Bicycle Tour
Mobile Operation
1845 San Marco Rd
Marco Island, FL 34145

Explore the scenic beauty and exciting island & Native America history while keeping an eye out for burrowing owls, bald eagles, gopher tortoises,...

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