Day Trips

Tour five top Southwest Florida historic homes located in Ellenton, Sarasota, Fort Myers, and Estero. Plan your visit. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Top 5 Historic Homes in Southwest Florida

There’s no better way to experience local history than by touring a historic home. Southwest Florida has its share, including the last surviving antebellum plantation home in South Florida, the Italianate Ca’ d’Zan, the... Read more
Museum of the Everglades is located near Naples in Everglades City, Florida with exhibits about the development of SW Florida, building of the Tamiami Trail, and how Hurricane Donna changed history. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Explore Southwest Florida History at Museum of the Everglades

The Museum of the Everglades is a fascinating museum in a former laundry building in Everglades City, Florida. However, the name of the museum does not accurately describe the fantastic exhibits. If you... Read more
Florida’s subtropical climate is ideal for showy blooms, orchids, and flowering trees. Here’s our list of the best public gardens to visit in Southwest Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Top 5 Botanical Gardens to Visit in Southwest Florida

If you want a day filled with color, fragrance, and fresh air, why not plan to stroll around one of these top Southwest Florida gardens? The tough part will be choosing which one... Read more
How to Travel With Your Kids and Enjoy it. Practical tips and advice for traveling with kids. Must Do Visitor Guides Southwest Florida travel planning.

How to Travel With Your Kids and Enjoy it

By: Susan Finch You’ve been planning your Florida family vacation for months and are ready to hit the road. But then the reality sits in during a long day battling the airport, sitting in... Read more
5 Tips For Budgeting Travel With a Family. Must Do Visitor Guides.

5 Tips For Budgeting Travel With a Family

By: Susan Finch If the rising cost of a family vacation feels out of reach, you’re not alone. According to American Express the average cost of a vacation runs $4,580 for a family... Read more
Skip the fast food, here is a list of delicious, filling, nutritious foods that are easy to pack in your car for a road trip to Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com.

Healthy Road Trip Snacks

By: Susan Finch Remember the last time you took a long road trip? Did you end up indulging in fast food and sugary treats to stay full and alert? Chances are you ended... Read more
Test your local knowledge about beautiful Naples, historic Everglades City and popular Marco Island with these 24 fun facts. Must Do Visitor Guides

Surprising Facts About Naples, Marco Island and Everglades City

There are so many interesting fun facts to discover about Naples, Marco Island and Everglades City. After all, Collier County is the largest county in Florida, and 80% of it is natural preserve!... Read more
Alligator in the mangroves Ten Thousand Islands, Florida. Photo by Mary Carol Fitzgerald | Must Do Visitor Guides Naples day trips and eco-tours. MustDo.com

Eco-Tours With Everglades Excursions

Everglades Excursions are experts when it comes to the eco-systems and natural wildlife found in this unique area of Southwest Florida. Based in Naples, right on the doorstep of the Everglades National Park,... Read more
Jet ski rentals and tours, water sport activities on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida. Fort Myers Beach, Naples, Sanibel, Sarasota, Siesta Key. Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey. | Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com

Things to Do in Southwest Florida

The beautiful region of Southwest Florida runs from the south end of Tampa Bay down the barrier islands and estuaries of Sarasota, Fort Myers, and Naples to the vast uninhabited acres of the... Read more
Wooten's Everglades Animal Sanctuary and airboat rides. Visitors have an opportunity to hold or hug an alligator – now that’s a souvenir! Photo by Jennifer Brinkman. MustDo.com

Things to Do in the Everglades

One of Florida’s most undervalued attractions is the Everglades National Park, known as the River of Grass. It is an unspoiled area for recreation, offering things to do in the Everglades that you... Read more
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