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Swimming, shopping, golfing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, sightseeing – there is so much to do and so little time. How do you make the most of your Paradise Coast vacation? Take advantage of “not-to-be-missed” activities recommended by our locals.

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    Fifth Avenue South

    Fifth Avenue South in Naples is home to shops, restaurants, art galleries, accommodations and events.

  • Our Faces of Travel
    The U.S. Travel Association began shining a spotlight on the people who keep the tourism industry strong nationwide with the theme ‘The Faces of Travel’ during 2017 National Travel and Tou... Read More >
    Memorable Family Adventures in Naples
    My son Aaron, at age 8, HAD to have the fried alligator and frog legs. His lunch order at Rod & Gun Lodge in Everglades City had "wait till I tell my friends" written all over it. Just t... Read More >
    Snook Fishing in Southwest Florida
    Considered one of the most exciting and delicious catches in the state, snook are a longtime favorite among those who love fishing in Florida. They bite and fight harder than almost any other fish and... Read More >
    Naples & Marco Island Restaurants Dish Up Variety
    Florida's Paradise Coast dining was born in a humble fish shack, and through the years it's grown into a sophisticated scene with uptown sidewalk cafes, global offerings and luxury resort rest... Read More >
  • Adventures in Paradise: Burn by Rocky Patel
    When the sun goes down, the night lights up at Burn Cigar Bar in Naples, FL. Whether you're a novice or a connoisseur, enjoy the music and atmosphere of this premier lounge in Paradise. Discover more about Burn by Rocky Patel http://bit.ly/1Jy88LD
    Adventures in Paradise: Burn by Rocky Patel
    When the sun goes down, the night lights up at Burn Cigar Bar in Naples, FL. Whether you're a novice or a connoisseur, enjoy the music and atmosphere of this premier lounge in Paradise. Discover more ... - 3:12 Play
    Adventures in Paradise: Burn by Rocky Patel
    When the sun goes down, the night lights up at Burn Cigar Bar in Naples, FL. Whether you're a novice or a connoisseur, enjoy the music and atmosphere of this premier lounge in Paradise. Discover more about Burn by Rocky Patel http://bit.ly/1Jy88LD
    Gulfshore Playhouse
    For more about WHERE TO GO, WHAT TO DO, & WHERE TO DINE visit www.ParadiseCoast.TV Gulfshore Playhouse is passionately committed to enriching the cultural landscape of our region by producing prof... - 7:04 Play
    Gulfshore Playhouse
    For more about WHERE TO GO, WHAT TO DO, & WHERE TO DINE visit www.ParadiseCoast.TV Gulfshore Playhouse is passionately committed to enriching the cultural landscape of our region by producing professional theatre to the highest artistic standards and providing unique educational opportunities to diverse groups of people in a spirit of service, adventure, and excitement. Our work is inspired by a belief in the magic of theater to expand the imagination, challenge the senses, provoke discussion, and revitalize in our audience an understanding of our common humanity. This belief drives the care with which we treat our artists, audiences, students, staff, and members of the greater community. WHERE TO GO: Gulfshore Playhouse: The Butcher https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MroVJtsvVQ WHAT TO DO: Gulfshore Playhouse: Marley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw5JMbU8oBw WHERE TO DINE: Vergina https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sCqe3jXUx8
    Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
    For more about WHERE TO GO, WHAT TO DO & WHERE TO DINE visit www.ParadiseCoast.TV Rookery Bay Reserve protects 110,000 acres of coastal lands and waters at the northern end of the Ten Thousand Isl... - 1:46 Play
    Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
    For more about WHERE TO GO, WHAT TO DO & WHERE TO DINE visit www.ParadiseCoast.TV Rookery Bay Reserve protects 110,000 acres of coastal lands and waters at the northern end of the Ten Thousand Islands on the gulf coast of Florida, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve represents one of the few remaining undisturbed mangrove estuaries in North America. WHERE TO GO: Children's Museum of Naples https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MhKg6bWvBk WHAT TO DO: John R. Wood https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_XJAITUznM WHERE TO DINE: Fish Restaurant https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsOR9P2DXgo
    Naples Botanical Gardens
    Paradise: A place of bliss. A region of supreme delight. A state of happiness. Naples Botanical Garden is creating a world class paradise that combines delightful cultivated tropical gardens with beau... - 2:33 Play
    Naples Botanical Gardens
    Paradise: A place of bliss. A region of supreme delight. A state of happiness. Naples Botanical Garden is creating a world class paradise that combines delightful cultivated tropical gardens with beautifully restored natural habitats. The Garden connects people and plants through display, education, conservation and science. It will be a community gathering place and an exceptional venue for exploring our natural world as well as enjoying special events, traveling exhibitions and performances.
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