Discover Naples and the Everglades on an Eco-Friendly Bicycle Tour

Visitors and residents of southwest Florida who want to enjoy eco-friendly activities will appreciate that non-motorized vehicles such as bicycles have minimal impact on public recreational areas. With a “Leave no trace” philosophy, Naples Bicycle Tours are a great way to discover and respect the natural beauty of southwest Florida. Take your pick from one of their bicycle tours which include high-quality bicycles, helmets, water, snacks, and a local guide to help you make the most of your tour.

MustDo.com |Bike Tour posing under the Banyan Tree in Old Naples with Naples Bicycle Tours Naples, FL

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Whether you want to learn the history behind Old Naples, explore Naples neighborhoods, get acquainted with Marco Island or visit the Everglades, a bicycle tour makes the perfect half-day trip.

Everglades Bicycle Tours

Sign up for the Everglades Bicycle Tour and enjoy a ride in the company of a Florida Certified Naturalist Guide who will point out the local wildlife along the way. See alligators, manatees, egrets, ibis, herons and pelicans along with other more unusual birds and animals. Your guide will answer all your questions so you not only enjoy the best cycle ride possible, but also learn more about the native Florida wildlife you see.

MustDo.com |Guided bike tour through the Everglades with Naples Bicycle Tours

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The Everglades Bicycle Tour is a unique way to enjoy the Everglades in its raw natural state. Approaching on two wheels means you do not disturb the local wildlife and are likely to see far more. Riders enjoy that the sense of freedom as you travel through this subtropical natural wonder feeling the breeze on your face. See cypress swamps, freshwater marshes, wet and dry prairies and hardwood hammocks that are home to a variety of birds, ducks, reptiles and aquatic creatures. In fact, the Everglades boasts over 440 species of wildlife which you may come across on your Everglades Bicycle Tour.

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Cycling means you can see, hear and even smell the surroundings and if you spot something interesting, you can stop immediately and investigate. You may see evidence of Florida panthers, bobcats and black bears that inhabit this area of the Everglades along with otters, alligators, wild turkeys, water birds and colorful butterflies.

Naples Bicycle Tours

Naples is generally considered the cultural center of southwest Florida with plenty of art galleries, boutiques, theaters and intimate restaurants. A bicycle tour of Naples offers a wonderful introduction to the many different neighborhoods. The scenic route takes in Gulf and bay views, restored Naples homes along with more modern developments.

MustDo.com | Guided bike tours of Old Naples with Naples Bicycle Tours in Naples, Florida

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The Downtown Naples Bicycle Tour visit the Naples City Docks where you can see the local boating and fishing activity. Continue on to Naples Pier and appreciate the beautiful sandy beach. You may even be lucky enough to spot a dolphin or manatee in the warm Gulf waters.

Marco Island Bicycle Tours

A Marco Island Bicycle Tour is the best way to see beautiful waterfront homes, rare tropical plants and flowering trees as you cycle gently around this lovely island. Your guide will point out sites of interest, burrowing owls, gopher tortoises, nesting ospreys, eagles and other resident birds.

MustDo.com | Burrowing Owls spotted on a guided bicycle Tour with Naples Bicycle Tours in Marco Island, Florida

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Learn about the first visitors, the Calusa Indians, and explore the shell mounds they left behind as evidence of their lifestyle. Cycle to the freshwater spring which the Spanish used to replenish their supplies before sailing off to explore the Americas. Add in some stunning views across Roberts Bay and Caxambas Pass and it all adds up to a wonderful two hour trip.

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Naples Bicycle Tours are suitable for all fitness levels and ages. Make sure you make an early reservation to be sure of a place on these popular bicycle tours, and don’t forget your camera, hat and sunscreen!

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Nita Ettinger is the co-publisher for Siesta Publications and the Editor in Chief for Must Do Visitor Guides. Must Do Visitor Guides provides Southwest Florida visitor information through printed publications and the website MustDo.com. Must Do Visitor Guides are published bi-annually and are available at no cost in Sarasota, Lee, and Collier County chambers of commerce, visitor information centers, select Southwest Florida hotels, and wherever free publications are found.

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