• MustDo.com | Marco Island Historical Museum, Marco Island, Florida, USA
  • MustDo.com | Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens Naples, Florida family attractions. Photo by Mary Carol Fitzgerald.
  • MustDo.com | Naples Botanical Garden Naples, Florida. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman.
  • MustDo.com | Young boy holds an alligator at Wooten's Animal Sanctuary & Alligator Park near The Everglades and Naples, Florida. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman.

Must Do Attractions in the Naples Area

Naples • Marco Island • The Everglades

The Paradise Coast is home to some of Florida’s most popular attractions and things to do and encompasses the cities of Bonita Beach, Bonita Springs, Naples, Marco Island, and Everglades City.

Naples, Marco Island, and Everglades City Museums

Boasting six museums and more than 100 art galleries, Naples, Florida fully deserves its title as “The No. 1 Small Art Town in America”.

With a strong performing arts community and a resident orchestra, culture lovers can attend theater productions ranging from humorous plays to full Broadway musicals. But that’s not all this historic city has to offer.

Cruises, botanical gardens, animal parks and a zoo, historic homes, and educational museums make Naples and Marco Island, Florida fun for all ages and interests. 

We have chosen the top Naples and Marco Island attractions to help you plan the perfect Florida Vacation.

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Must Do Attractions in the Naples Area

Conservancy of Southwest Nature Center Naples, Florida

Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center

View Native and Exotic Wildlife and Visit the Kid-Friendly Interactive Nature Center The Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center is a 21-acre nature preserve home to more than 150 species of native and exotic wildlife and is located in the heart of Naples, Florida. The Dalton Discovery Center at The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is an interactive learning center featuring live animals and exhibits... Read More
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Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

Visit Southwest Florida's Nationally Accredited Zoo The Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is much more than a walk-through zoo. Cruise on a guided tour through islands of monkeys, lemurs, and apes. Experience engaging zoo keeper talks, wildlife shows in the Safari Canyon Open-Air Theater; alligator feedings or Jungle Larry™. It's wild fun from apes to zebras in Southwest Florida’s only nationally accredited zoo! Hand-feed... Read More
MustDo.com | Naples Botanical Garden, Naples, Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides Florida vacation information.

Naples Botanical Garden

This 170-acre garden paradise features a showcase of the tropical plant world, including cultivated gardens reflecting the plants and cultures of Florida, Brazil, Asia, and the Caribbean. Water features throughout the grounds are filled with hundreds of species of waterlilies, with lotus and papyrus as well. The 90-acre Preserve features several habitats, including coastal scrub, marshes, pine flatwoods, and mangroves where hundreds... Read More
View meaningful exhibits of over 1,000 donated artifacts, documents, and original photographs from the Holocaust and World War II at the Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center in Naples, Florida USA. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center

View meaningful exhibits on Holocaust and WWII history, and the personal stories of Southwest Florida residents who are Holocaust Survivors and Liberators. The Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center  in Naples, Florida presents a chronological display of Holocaust and World War II history, pre-war through the post-war Nuremberg Trials. Many of the artifacts have been donated or permanently loaned by local area Holocaust... Read More
Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Naples, Florida is home to the largest old-growth bald cypress forest in North America and a wide variety of birds and wildlife. Photo credit Jennifer Brinkman

Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary 

This 13,450-acre preserve located about 30 minutes east of Naples is home to the largest remaining stand of virgin bald cypress trees in the world and is the Western Everglades gateway.  Start your visit at The Blair Audubon Visitor Center to view exhibits, artwork, and a family-friendly discovery area. Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary... Read More
The Naples Players is a nationally recognized community theatre in Naples, Florida offering musical and theatrical performances, programs, and classes for all ages.

The Naples Players

The Naples Players is a nationally recognized community theatre in Naples, Florida offering musical and theatrical performances, programs, and classes for all ages.  The 2024/2025 71st Season includes 42nd Street, Rumors, Almost,Maine, A Christmas Story: The Musical, The Play That Goes Wrong, Death of a Salesman, Man of La Mancha, The Half-Life of Mari Curie, and The Hallelujah... Read More
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Collier County Museum in Naples

Naples History Comes Alive at This Historical Attraction Naples is proud of its history and heritage and the museum comes alive with exhibits and dioramas that journey back more than 10,000 years to capture the panorama of Southwest Florida's unique history. Both kids and adults will be fascinated while learning about mastodons, prehistoric saber-toothed... Read More
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Seminole Casino Hotel in Immokalee

Gaming Casino a Short Drive From Naples and Marco Island With 1,400 of the newest slot machines and tons of high paying table games, there are plenty of things to do and lots to win. If you like card games, try your luck at Blackjack, Pai Gow poker, Ultimate Texas Hold'em, Electronic Roulette, and Mini-Baccarat. Slot bets from 1¢ to $100. Table Games starting at... Read More
MustDo.com | Hold an alligator at Wooten's Everglades Animal Sanctuary Alligator Park. Must Do Visitor Guides Naples, Florida vacation information and tips. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman.

Wooten's Animal Sanctuary & Alligator Park

Alligator Show Wooten’s alligator show is very popular and an Everglades must-see. Kids and adults can get up-close and personal with alligators as the professional handlers share their knowledge about these powerful and mysterious reptiles. You’ll want to bring your camera because, after the show, visitors have an opportunity to hold or hug an alligator – now that’s a vacation souvenir! But don’t worry... Read More