Best Breakfast Spots in Naples

By |2020-06-30T22:43:14+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Naples|

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 can feel indulgent. Slowly starting the day by sitting at a table with friends or family is not something that many people can do Monday through Friday. And when you vacation in Naples, Florida, breakfast is not an extravagance—it is essential. Before putting [...]

Sensational seafood spots in Naples Florida

By |2019-12-17T22:06:33+00:00December 17th, 2019|Naples|

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.  Being situated on the Gulf Coast of Mexico creates the perfect opportunity for sea-to-table dining experiences. When the fresh catch includes local favorites such as grouper and snapper, plus Gulf [...]

SWFL Sizzle Returns to Naples December 2-15

By |2019-12-17T22:06:24+00:00November 6th, 2019|Naples|

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 which diners may choose, this event celebrates Southwest Florida’s diverse culinary community. Memorable lunch and dinner menus are created at both fine-dining and casual restaurants and offered at a reduced [...]

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

By |2019-10-24T16:42:39+00:00October 24th, 2019|Naples|

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 state officials to propose a cross-state roadway that would bridge Miami, in the east, and Tampa on the west via Naples. This route would aid in boosting the state's tourism [...]

Winter Wonderland in Naples, FL – 2019 Holiday Events

By |2019-10-24T15:33:21+00:00October 11th, 2019|Naples|

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 Christmas on ThirdNovember 25, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PMThird Street South 1207 3rd Street S., Naples, FL 34102 annual tradition features talented musicians, holiday lights, and Santa with his [...]

The Best Kayaking in Naples and Marco Island, Florida

By |2019-10-24T15:33:30+00:00September 17th, 2019|Naples|

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 paddleboarding locations. 1) Caxambas Pass, Marco Island, FL Located at the southern end of Marco Island and only 40 minutes from the Lemon Tree Inn, Caxambas Park is the fastest [...]


By |2019-08-21T16:32:37+00:00August 21st, 2019|Naples|

The side of Southwest Florida that sits along the Gulf of Mexico is known as The Paradise Coast— and for good reason. Warm, sunny days, beautiful beaches, and fantastic fishing are part of what brings visitors to Naples, Florida all year round. A premier destination for anglers from all over the world, the Naples area provides favorable sportfishing conditions for all abilities, as well as a remarkable variety of fish that are sure to become the main character in the soon-to-be-legendary fishing stories that visitors will share with friends and family for years. Anglers can take a short drive to nearby backwaters for a lazy day of casting a line and waiting for a nibble from local fish, including sea trout, tarpon, pompano, snapper, crevalle jack, and ladyfish. Lake Trafford and Caloosahatchee River are great fresh waters to find [...]

Off The Beach – Non-Beach Things to do In Naples

By |2019-10-11T13:11:49+00:00July 11th, 2019|Naples|

Off The Beach - Non-Beach Things to do In Naples Every year, visitors come to Naples, Florida to play and relax on the white, sugar sand beaches found on the Paradise Coast of Southwest Florida. Though the beaches are the main draw to the Paradise Coast, there are so many things to do in Naples that keeps guests coming back year after year. Known for great shopping, a fabulous art scene, and incredible restaurants, Naples also has many activities and sites beyond the beach. We have put together a fun list of things to add to your Naples' Bucket List. Have fun checking them all off! Get Out On the Water Pure Florida 1200 5th Ave S Naples, Florida   If you are looking for a relaxing day on the water, set off [...]


By |2019-07-11T19:43:26+00:00May 29th, 2019|Naples|

Naples, Florida is a well-known and popular destination for visitors Naples, Florida is a well-known and popular destination for visitors for many reasons including, white sugar-sand beaches, an amazing art culture, and fabulous coastal cuisine. Naples is also home to some of the best shopping opportunities in Southwest Florida. Whether you're shopping for yourself, your home, or for others, the stores here have it all. From unique, handmade offerings to luxury clothing, and so much more, Naples is filled with topnotch small boutiques and high-end shopping. If your taste runs toward the high end, but your budget doesn’t, Naples also boasts a wide variety of consignment shops! Known for some of the best consignment stores on the West Coast of Florida, these Naples’ shops offer a diverse inventory in a range of styles, sizes, and prices for [...]

Best Spots for Margaritas in Naples, FL

By |2019-04-04T14:38:36+00:00April 4th, 2019|Naples|

Best Spots for Margaritas in Naples, FL Frozen or on the rocks, with or without salt, traditional, fruity, or even topped with a small bottle of beer turned upside-down in the glass—they are all versions of the deliciously refreshing, margarita! Like most legends, there are many versions of the origin of this tequila cocktail, but there is only one original recipe that still stands strong today: tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice. This icy cold, drink that is the perfect blend of sweet and sour, pairs perfectly with the warm Paradise Coast climates. Though a staple in restaurants that serve Mexican cuisine, it has become adopted by American culture and is found in virtually every establishment that serves cocktails. With a variety of dining styles and options in Naples, there isn’t a shortage of restaurants and [...]

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