Attractions

Top Choice Gardens in Naples

Naples Botanical Gardens

This outstanding botanical garden styles itself as ‘a place of bliss, a region of supreme delight.’ And after spending some time wandering its 2.5-mile trail through six cultivated gardens you’ll rapidly find your i…
Top Choice Museum in Naples

Baker Museum

The pride of Naples, this engaging, sophisticated art museum is part of the Artis–Naples campus, which includes the fabulous Philharmonic Center next door. Devoted to 20th-century modernism, particularly American ab…
Museum in Naples

Golisano Children's Museum of Naples

Designed by kids (and child psychologists) for kids, it's hardly surprising that this interactive children's museum is a big hit. At its center a trolley takes kids to different exhibits, including a virtual pond, w…
Beach in Naples

Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

This lovely state park and beach extends for a mile from the mouth of the Cocohatchee River. It boasts gorgeous white sands, which are protected during turtle-nesting season (from May to October). There's an observa…
Historic Building in Naples

Palm Cottage

One of the last tabby-mortar cottages in Collier County, this quaint cottage was built in 1895 for Henry Watterson, the editor of the Louisville Courier Journal. It then offered overflow accommodation for the Old Na…
Beach in Naples

Naples Municipal Beach

Naples city beach is a long, dreamy white strand that succeeds in feeling lively but rarely overcrowded. At the end of 12th Ave S, the 1000ft pier is a symbol of civic pride, having been destroyed by fire and hurric…
Nature Reserve in Naples

Naples Nature Center

One of Florida's premier nature-conservancy and advocacy nonprofits, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in Florida's environment and its preservation. While the ne…
Beach in Naples

Clam Pass County Park

This county park covers 35 acres of coastal habitat, including a 0.75-mile boardwalk through a mangrove forest that leads out to a powdery white-sand beach. It's next to Naples Grand Beach Resort, which runs both th…
Zoo in Naples

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

Caribbean Gardens is an Old Florida attraction that's been updated into a modest zoo. Though it lacks some big-ticket species, it has narrated boat rides in a lake to visit free-roaming, island-bound monkeys and som…
Beach in Naples

Lowdermilk Park

North of Old Naples, this is a family-friendly beach park with picnic tables, vending machines, restrooms, and volleyball courts showcasing some of the best players around. If you’re a world-class player visiting fr…