Best Things To Do in Marco Island, Florida

Best Things To Do in Marco Island, Florida from watersports to tours check out the list! Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com
Photo credit Debi Pittman Wilkey

By Laurén Ettinger

Marco Island Historical Museum

The Marco Island Historical Museum uses many different ways to explain Marco Island history including a short movie, life-size models, old photographs, murals, anecdotes, and historic artifacts. Make sure to check out the seasonal artist gallery where there is always something new to discover. The Marco Island Historical Museum is very family friendly and is a great place to visit–plus admission is free!

Marco Island Water Sports

Marco Island Water Sports offers adventurous activities on the water to fill your day! Explore the area on your own with a wave runner rental or take one of their many tours including a dolphin watch-shelling-eco tour, guided wave runner tours of the 10,000 islands, parasailing, and more. Kids will have a screaming good time on a banana boat ride, or enjoy the peaceful serenity of Marco Island with a stand-up paddle board rental. Open seven days a week; you can also book a private group activity.

Marco Island Princess

Take a spectacular sightseeing, sunset, or nature and history cruise aboard the beautiful 90-foot Marco Island Princess. Learn about Marco Island’s history, plus see a variety of birds, dolphins, and other wildlife on this narrated cruise. The Marco Island Princess is the perfect venue for special occasions like weddings, birthdays, and family gatherings. Enjoy a delicious meal and full-service cash bar with all your favorite drinks.

See Manatees 2 Ways 

A trip to Marco Island wouldn’t be complete without taking the opportunity to see native manatees roaming the open waters. Kids and grown-ups alike are mesmerized by these gentle creatures. Take a 90-minute educational manatee tour with See Manatees 2 Ways to get up and close in their natural habitat.

Backwater Adventures

Backwater Adventures guided tours of Marco Island on easy to use boats, give you the opportunity to see area wildlife and the beauty of the 10,000 islands. Drive your own two-seater Craig-Cat boat, allowing you to stretch out your legs and zip up to 30 mph. A knowledgeable guide drives in front of the group to make sure guests are safe, and having fun, all while pointing out the sites so you don’t miss a thing.

Best Things To Do in Marco Island, Florida from watersports to tours check out the list! Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com
Photo credit Debi Pittman Wilkey
Best Things To Do in Marco Island, Florida from watersports to boat tours check out the list! Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com
Photo credit Mary Carol Fitzgerald
Best Things To Do in Marco Island, Florida from watersports to tours check out the list! Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com
Photo credit Chris L. Smith
Best Things To Do in Marco Island, Florida from watersports to tours check out the list! Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com
Photo credit Mary Carol Fitzgerald

Written by: Laurén Ettinger | Author Website

Laurén Ettinger runs the travel and vanlife blog Flit Float Fly Away where she shares travel tips and stories from life on the road with her dog. She is the Assistant Editor at Siesta Publications for Must Do Visitor Guides where she manages social media, writes blog articles, and assists in editing print and online copy. Laurén also works as a freelance copy editor and proofreader. She holds a M.S. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University's School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution and a B.A. in Anthropology and a B.A. in Global Studies from Appalachian State University. Follow her adventures on instagram or her blog www.flitfloatflyaway.com

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