What to do?

Looking for ideas on how to have some fun while in Naples? Here are some of our favorite things to do when we get tired of hanging by the pool

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Visit the historic Naples Pier for a one-of-a-kind walk over the Gulf. Visiting Naples Beach to watch a sunset is an absolute must while staying here.

5th Avenue South is an irresistible mix of glamour and laid-back ease. Historic and modern architecture blend together here in eclectic sophistication, while tropical blooms and lush greenery grace the pedestrian-friendly promenades, and each storefront is filled with wonderful finds and delights. 

One of the nation’s most exclusive addresses, 5th Avenue South stretches from Tamiami Trail to the Gulf of Mexico in Old Naples, and is home to upscale fashion and jewelry, spas, one-of-a-kind gifts, artwork, home décor, fine dining, and entertainment – everything that our discerning residents and visitors have come to expect of Naples.

https://www.fifthavenuesouth.com/

Naples Botanical Garden is a 170-acre, world-class garden paradise that features plants from around the world. They are also the youngest garden in history to receive the American Public Gardens Association’s prestigious Award for Garden Excellence.

https://www.naplesgarden.org/

Segway and Trike Tours of Naples - a Segway Tour (AND NOW TRIKES!) is a perfect way for both visitors to Naples and Neapolitans themselves to explore the city. For visitors, this tour will offer a fantastic orientation and give you a great opportunity to see all of the sites. For the locals, we’re sure you will learn new facts and stories about Naples that you’ve never heard. This is definitely the most fun way to see Downtown Naples.

1010 6th Ave S
Naples, FL 34102

(239) 262-7300

https://segwayofnaples.com/

Much more than a walk-thru zoo, this historic tropical garden and nationally accredited zoo features a full day of wildlife experiences to delight guests with the natural world to inspire the conservation of our planet's remaining wild areas and their wondrous inhabitants. Naples Zoo’s newest “don’t miss” activity is feeding the herd of four giraffe. This extraordinary up-close experience is offered every day between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd
Naples, FL 34102

(239) 262-5409

https://www.napleszoo.org/

Need to entertain some kids (or yourself)? Fort Rock is a new indoor climbing gym in Fort Myers. Drop-in is available, but we recommend calling before making the trip up to their gym. Nothing wears kids (or you) out like climbing up and down walls.

7131 Alico Rd #130
Fort Myers, FL 33912

(239) 990-7430

https://fortrockclimbing.com/

Baker Park is a beautiful 15-acre park located on the Gordon River, across the street from the Naples Dog Park. This park is a great new addition to Naples. Splash pad, climbing play area, tot lot, dog park and scenic walking paths. There is also a large amount of open space to play. Enjoy time watching the planes fly overhead from the nearby Naples Municipal Airport.

Shopping

5th Avenue South is an irresistible mix of glamour and laid-back ease. Historic and modern architecture blend together here in eclectic sophistication, while tropical blooms and lush greenery grace the pedestrian-friendly promenades, and each storefront is filled with wonderful finds and delights.

 

One of the nation’s most exclusive addresses, 5th Avenue South stretches from Tamiami Trail to the Gulf of Mexico in Old Naples, and is home to upscale fashion and jewelry, spas, one-of-a-kind gifts, artwork, home décor, fine dining, and entertainment – everything that our discerning residents and visitors have come to expect of Naples.

Located at 5th Avenue South, just west of US41

https://www.fifthavenuesouth.com/

Third Street South, the birthplace of Naples, lies two blocks from the 19th Century Naples Pier, the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and is surrounded by the colorful original beach cottages and lovely houses of Old Naples. The sophisticated and delightful shops, the renowned fine restaurants and bistros, and the courtyards and antique fountains all await—amidst the lush colorful cascading flowers and green landscaping of historic Third Street South.

https://thirdstreetsouth.com/

Waterside Shops is an upscale, luxury, super-regional shopping mall, located in Naples, Florida with more than 60 specialty stores.

https://www.watersideshops.com/

Enjoy plentiful outdoor shopping year-round at the Mercato.

Mercato is the place to go in Naples for live entertainment and music all week long. Plus DJs, karaoke, trivia and more! View the Schedule on their website.

https://mercatoshops.com/

Waterfront complex with a high-end feel, offering 45+ boutiques & restaurants with outdoor seating.

4200 Gulf Shore Blvd N
Naples, FL 34103

https://www.venetianvillage.com/

Coastland Center is a more typical, large indoor mall. The Coastland Center features stores you are familiar seeing at most large Simon Malls. There is also a new movie theater attached to the mall.

1900 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34102

https://www.coastlandcenter.com/

Miramar Outlets is a massive outdoor outlet mall located in Estero just off of i75. If you’re looking to get some great deals on popular brands, this mall is the spot for you.

10801 Corkscrew Road
Estero, FL 33928 USA

https://miromaroutlets.com/

Nightlife

Mercato is the place to go in Naples for live entertainment and music all week long. Plus DJs, karaoke, trivia and more.

Some of the best nightlife spots at Mercato include:

  • Blue Martini
  • BURN by Rocky Patel - cigar bar
  • Cavo - club feel
  • Hampton Social

You’ll have a good time when walking Fifth Avenue after dark. If you are looking for a spot to hang, checkout these 3 places:

  • Aqua - live music almost every night, great atmosphere, open the latest
  • Vergina - routinely a DJ, semi-club feel, Hookah available
  • The Vine Room - Trendy speakeasy, newest hotspot
  • Sidebar - Just off of 5th, comfortable, upscale bar

Third Street is a great time after dark. Stop by the Old Naples Pub if you find yourself in the area and are seeking some nighttime entertainment.

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