Paradise Coast Hurricane Irma Recovery Information

Hurricane Irma Recovery Information

View of Naples Bay from Naples Bay Resort

Updates on Conditions in Naples, Marco Island and Everglades City, Florida

The Paradise Coast is Clear! Naples and Marco Island beaches are as beautiful as ever and most of our hotels have reopened. Businesses are up and running and visitors are enjoying the beaches, shopping, attractions, and dining in our many locally-owned restaurants. The annual Stone Crab Festival will take place October 27-29 along the Old Naples Waterfront and will be a great chance for fans of the area to return, enjoy some fresh local seafood and visit their favorite attractions and restaurants. 

Hotels
Most hotels are open in Naples and Marco Island with a few exceptions. 

Several hotels are now open in the Everglades City and Chokoloskee area. The Ivey House Inn, River Wilderness Waterfront Villas, and Parkway Motel on Chokoloskee Island are open. 

Hotels that remain closed, and their re-opening dates, if known:
LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort - November 17
Red Roof PLUS & Suites - November 30
Cove Inn on Naples Bay - December 1
Naples Grande Beach Resort - December 15
LaQuinta Naples (Downtown) - December 31
LaQuinta Naples (East, I-75) - December 31
Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort & Spa - The resort's meeting and event space and The Deck at 560 restaurant and bar are both open now. Guestrooms are undergoing planned renovations that began before Hurricane Irma until Spring of 2018. 
Everglades City Motel - January 2018
Captain's Table Lodge - ?
Rod & Gun Club - Everglades City - Mid-November
Glades Haven Cozy Cabins - ?
Pink House Motel - ?

Major Attractions that are Open
Artis-Naples Hayes Hall
Big Cypress National Preserve Oasis Visitor Center
Children's Museum of Naples
Coastland Mall
Collier County Museum at Government Center
Collier-Seminole State Park
Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary 
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park 
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park
Fifth Avenue South
The Holocaust Museum
Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch
Marco Island Center for the Arts
Marco Island Historical Museum
Naples Art Association
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples Depot Museum
Naples Pier (Open to just past the concession stand. No date announced yet for reopening the full length of the pier).
Naples Zoo
Ochopee Post Office
Palm Cottage
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Third Street South
Tin City Shops & Restaurants
Village Shops on Venetian Bay
Waterside Shops

*Eco tours, sightseeing boat tours, and guided fishing trips have resumed from numerous locations in Naples, Marco Island, Goodland, and Everglades City.  

Attractions Opening Soon
Revs Institute opens October 24
Everglades National Park Boat Tours will resume trips November 15

Attractions Still Closed
The Baker Museum - Naples
Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center - Ochopee in Big Cypress National Preserve
Everglades National Park Gulf Coast Visitor Center - Everglades City
Everglades National Park Shark Valley Visitor Center
Museum of the Everglades - Everglades City
Smallwood Store - Chokoloskee

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Local weather shows mostly clear and sunny weather with some scattered rainstorms with daily temperatures in the mid to upper 80's. A cool front is expected to drop temperatures this week on Wednesday and Thursday to the 70 during the day and 50's at night. For the latest local news and weather, check the Weather Channel forecast, or the weather page at NBC-2 or the local CBS affiliate weather page at WINK TV

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