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Best Breakfast Spots in Naples

Our hotel’s coffee bar is really a small jump start to the day. For a real, full breakfast, guests will want to discover one of the many great spots in Naples. What is it about breakfast that makes it just a little more special than lunch and dinner? Is it the belief that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? On workdays, breakfast can be a quick bite running out the door, or a meal picked up at a drive-through window—definitely not ideal for a meal that holds such a valuable place in our day. But when you are on vacation, breakfast, and brunch [...]

By | March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Naples|0 Comments

Sensational seafood spots in Naples Florida

Sensational seafood spots in Naples Florida The beautiful sugar-sand beaches adjacent to sparkling turquoise water is one of the top reasons to visit Naples, Florida, but would you believe it is also because of the fantastic cuisine offered by the area’s array of restaurants? And, the top culinary reason to come to Naples according to Visit The USA is our standout seafood! In the last few years, Naples’ reputation as a destination for foodies has been growing by leaps and bounds. The dining scene on the Paradise Coast includes James Beard Award winners and Michelin Star chefs who create edible masterpieces, made from the freshest ingredients.  [...]

By | December 17th, 2019|Categories: Naples|0 Comments

SWFL Sizzle Returns to Naples December 2-15

SWFL Sizzle Returns to Naples Dec 2-15 Naples Florida Celebrates Two Weeks of Restaurant Deals in December Twice a year, foodies from near and far rejoice over SWFL Sizzle, a dining event which lets diners savor, specially priced, prix-fixe menus in many Paradise Coast restaurants over 14 days. The winter edition takes place next month, December 2-15, 2019, and features 46 restaurants in Naples, plus additional restaurants in nearby Fort Meyers, Marco Island, Estero, and Bonita. A donation for each meal sold goes to a great cause, the Florida Gulf Coast University Food and Beverage Scholarship Fund. With a wide variety of cuisines and restaurants from [...]

By | November 6th, 2019|Categories: Naples|0 Comments

Take a Scenic Drive on the Tamiami Trail between Naples and Miami

Take a Scenic Drive on the Tamiami Trail between Naples and Miami Photo Courtesy of Naples Backyard History With the rise of the automobile industry in the early twentieth century also came the beginnings of what we now call "road trips." It was the ability to get farther faster that helped build Florida's vibrant tourism industry.  Roads were built for cars to travel north to south on both the west and east coasts of Florida, but getting across the state involved taking roads that were more suited for horses than cars. In 1915 business owners from Miami, Naples, and Fort Meyers met with Florida [...]

By | October 24th, 2019|Categories: Naples|0 Comments

Winter Wonderland in Naples, FL – 2019 Holiday Events

Winter Wonderland in Naples, FL - 2019 Holiday Events There is always something exciting to do and see in beautiful Naples, Florida, year-round.  During the holiday season, Naples becomes a winter wonderland—just without the snow and freezing weather.With a variety of holiday events perfect for the entire family, Naples is an unforgettable holiday destination. The holiday season begins in late November and culminates in the dazzling fireworks display high over the Naples Pier on New Year’s Eve to ring in the new year.From tree lightings, colorful light displays and holiday shows, enjoy some of the many seasonal events listed below on your winter getaway to Naples.42nd Annual [...]

By | October 11th, 2019|Categories: Naples|0 Comments

The Best Kayaking in Naples and Marco Island, Florida

Guest blog by Glenn Livesey of Paddle Marco. Naples and Marco Island have some of the most pristine white sand beaches in the world... but few tourists ever go beyond the beach to experience the real Florida. Just a short journey beyond the beaten path will expose you to beautiful intracate waterways, canals and mangrove tunnels. Most are natural and some are many made. Paddling through these areas is a great way to see nature up close and access areas that boaters can't reach. If you're spending a few days in Southwest Florida then its definitely worth it to check out these top three kayaking and [...]

By | September 17th, 2019|Categories: Naples|0 Comments