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Looking for some vacation activities in Naples?

Southwest Florida’s balmy weather and the Gulf of Mexico provide the Naples area with a year-round playground. Whether you choose a leisurely approach or an adventure packed one, there are a multitude of activities to enjoy.

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Gulf of Mexico Fun in Naples

Take an adventure across bay waters and explore inland waterways and unspoiled islands aboard a cruise to collect shells, see dolphins and manatees. Explore on a Segway or personal watercraft. Experience the breathtaking landscape and natural wonders of the are during a kayak or canoe trip along the Paradise Coast Blueway. This marked paddling trail starts in Everglades City and makes its way through Marco Island before ending in Naples. Several outfitters can set you up. Afterward (or mom might suggest instead of) head to a spa to relax, refresh, and rejuvenate.

Local waters also offer a variety of options for fishing enthusiasts. From Back Bay to coastal inland and offshore there is ample opportunity to take in some spectacular fishing. Local inshore species include grouper, snook, sea trout, mackerel, amberjack, snapper, shark, and tarpon. Florida Fishing Guidelines: Fishing varies by season, region and location. Fall, winter, and spring are generally better times to fish in Southwest Florida. Both residents and visitors must have a fishing license, although some exemptions may apply depending on the type of fishing. Anglers may also need special permits, tags or stamps if they want to keep species such as spiny lobster, tarpon or snook. Bag and size limits also apply. To learn more about Florida’s fishing regulations visit MyFWC.com.

Whichever activity you choose there are adventures galore that are sure to please the entire family.

See about other attractionstours and day trips close to Naples or check out Fort Myers and Sarasota.


Must Do Activities

MustDo.com | Cambier Park Naples, Florida Children's playground, shuffleboard, tot lot, covered pavilion, picnic area, and restrooms cover the basics for family fun. Cambier Park also features the Arthur L. Allen Tennis Center.

Cambier Park

Grassy play areas and a community-built children's playground, shuffleboard, tot lot, covered pavilion, picnic area, and restrooms cover the basics for family fun. Cambier Park also features the Arthur L. Allen Tennis Center, an award-winning public tennis facility featuring 12 Hydro-Grid (sub-irrigated) lighted Har-Tru (clay-like surface) courts with coin-lit courts for evening play. Read Cambier Park's featured blog post here!  Cambier Park Bandshell Naples' Cambier... Read More

The Spa at Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

Pampering Spa Treatments and Skin Care The Spa at Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club offers a full range of pampering services, such as massage, hydrotherapy bath, Vichy shower, body treatments, facials, and other skin care services. Be sure to take advantage of their full-service salon offering haircuts, colors, styling, make-up application & makeovers, pedicures, and manicures. You do not need to be a... Read More
Vanderbilt Beach, Naples, Florida, USA, March 15, 2014. Photo/Debi Pittman Wilkey

Naples Beach Water Sports

Watersports Activities on Vanderbilt Beach Naples Beach Water Sports friendly and knowledgeable staff have been providing locals and visitors with fun and exciting water sports activities for more than 30 years. Naples, Florida Parasailing Tours Fly high above the pristine waters and experience breathtaking views of Naples’ beaches and the Gulf of Mexico with an exciting parasailing adventure. Parasailing passengers are gently... Read More
Activity along the beach at Gulf of Mexico, at historic Naples Fishing Pier, Naples, Florida, USA. Photo by Debi PIttman WIlkey

Segway of Naples

Zip through the streets on a Segway. Hop on and explore the beauty of Historic Downtown Naples. Each Segway of Naples experienced tour guide narrates the history of Naples and points of interest in the area for an enjoyable and memorial experience. Tour highlights include the Historic Naples Pier, Third Street South and 5th Avenue South dining and shopping districts, Cambier Park and... Read More

Cool Beans Cruises

Marco Island and Naples Sightseeing & Sunset Sailing Cruises For a memorable vacation experience, set sail onto the beautiful Gulf of Mexico waters of Naples and Marco Island, Florida onboard one of Cool Beans Cruises luxurious catamaran sailboats. See native Florida wildlife including bottlenose dolphin, pelicans, and other birds, watch a spectacular sunset, go shelling, and sightseeing. Cool Beans Cruises can accommodate up to 6... Read More
Explore the natural beauty of Naples and Marco Islands’ exotic mangrove tunnels, serene back bays, mudflats, and oyster reefs on a family-friendly biologist led guided kayak tour with an opportunity to see and learn about birds, dolphins, manatees, and other native Florida wildlife. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com

Rising Tide Explorers

Naples and Marco Island Guided Kayak Tours Explore the natural beauty of Naples and Marco Islands’ exotic mangrove tunnels, serene back bays, mudflats, and oyster reefs on a family-friendly biologist led guided kayak tour with an opportunity to see and learn about birds, dolphins, manatees, and other native Florida wildlife. Tours are offered for both experienced and beginner paddlers. Sunset Birding Kayak Tour A relaxing... Read More

Sweet Liberty Catamaran Sailing Cruises

Naples Florida Shelling, Sightseeing, and Sunset Sailing Cruises Sweet Liberty, is a 53' sailing Catamaran and is the largest, and longest running sailing catamaran charter in Southwest Florida. It comfortably accommodates up to 44 passengers. Passengers are welcome to bring a small cooler or picnic basket onboard with food and beverages (including beer and wine) on all cruises. Snacks and beverages are also... Read More

Sunshine Tours & Charters

Marco Island and The 10,000 Islands Fishing Trips Offering back country, offshore, and near coastal, private, and shared fishing charters on the beautiful waters surrounding Marco Island and the 10,000 Islands. Whether you prefer a private charter, a shared charter, or party boat style. From novice to expert, all anglers will enjoy a fishing experience with Sunshine Tours knowledgeable and experienced fishing guides.... Read More

Extreme Boat Rentals

Hourly and Full Day Naples Boat Rentals Whether it's fishing, shelling, or just a fun morning or afternoon of exploring the beautiful waters, Extreme Boat Rentals can supply you with the perfect rental for two hours to a full day. Explore Naples by water with a deck boat, Hurricane Fundeck, or small and large pontoon boat rental that can accommodate up to 16... Read More
Pure Florida Jet Ski rentals and tours Naples, Florida. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman. Must Do Visitor Guides Florida vacation information, MustDo.com

Pure Florida Jet Ski Rentals

Naples Personal Watercraft Rentals Pure Florida gives exploration and family fun a whole new meaning with Jet Ski rentals. Explore Naples and the surrounding area waters on your own with a personal watercraft rental and encounter dolphins up close, or explore Naples’ warm inland waterways. Jet ski to the beautiful secluded shores of Keewaydin Island for shelling, swimming, and a secluded beach in... Read More
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