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Swimming, shopping, golfing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, sightseeing – there is so much to do and so little time. How do you make the most of your Paradise Coast vacation? Take advantage of “not-to-be-missed” activities recommended by our locals.

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    Hand-feeding giraffes at Naples Zoo

    Visitors to Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens can hand-feed the zoo's five giraffes.

  • Snook Fishing in Southwest Florida
    Considered one of the most exciting and delicious catches in the state, snook are a longtime favorite among those who love fishing in Florida. They bite and fight harder than almost any other fish and... Read More >
    Naples & Marco Island Restaurants Dish Up Variety
    Florida's Paradise Coast dining was born in a humble fish shack, and through the years it's grown into a sophisticated scene with uptown sidewalk cafes, global offerings and luxury resort rest... Read More >
    Memorable Family Adventures in Naples
    My son Aaron, at age 8, HAD to have the fried alligator and frog legs. His lunch order at Rod & Gun Lodge in Everglades City had "wait till I tell my friends" written all over it. Just t... Read More >
  • Adventures in Paradise: Burn by Rocky Patel
    When the sun goes down, the night lights up at Burn Cigar Bar in Naples, FL. Whether you're a novice or a connoisseur, enjoy the music and atmosphere of this premier lounge in Paradise. Discover more about Burn by Rocky Patel http://bit.ly/1Jy88LD
    Adventures in Paradise: Burn by Rocky Patel
    When the sun goes down, the night lights up at Burn Cigar Bar in Naples, FL. Whether you're a novice or a connoisseur, enjoy the music and atmosphere of this premier lounge in Paradise. Discover more ... - 3:12 Play
    Adventures in Paradise: Burn by Rocky Patel
    When the sun goes down, the night lights up at Burn Cigar Bar in Naples, FL. Whether you're a novice or a connoisseur, enjoy the music and atmosphere of this premier lounge in Paradise. Discover more about Burn by Rocky Patel http://bit.ly/1Jy88LD
    Stan's Idle Hour
    Stan's is family owned and operated for over 45 years. - 1:37 Play
    Stan's Idle Hour
    Stan's is family owned and operated for over 45 years.
    5th Avenue
    For more about WHERE TO GO, WHAT TO DO & WHERE TO DINE visit www.ParadiseCoast.TV Fifth Avenue South is an irresistible mix of glamour and laid-back ease. Historic and modern architecture blend to... - 0:44 Play
    5th Avenue
    For more about WHERE TO GO, WHAT TO DO & WHERE TO DINE visit www.ParadiseCoast.TV Fifth Avenue South is an irresistible mix of glamour and laid-back ease. Historic and modern architecture blend together in eclectic sophistication; tropical blooms and lush greenery grace its pedestrian-friendly promenades; and each storefront is filled with wonderful finds and delights. See more at http://www.fifthavenuesouth.com/ Where to go Captain Jack's: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6jYyO7F2RU What to do Say What Charters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tuYW3yiSis Where to dine CJ's on the Bay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIqO2bMtihs
    Naples Botanical Gardens
    Paradise: A place of bliss. A region of supreme delight. A state of happiness. Naples Botanical Garden is creating a world class paradise that combines delightful cultivated tropical gardens with beau... - 2:33 Play
    Naples Botanical Gardens
    Paradise: A place of bliss. A region of supreme delight. A state of happiness. Naples Botanical Garden is creating a world class paradise that combines delightful cultivated tropical gardens with beautifully restored natural habitats. The Garden connects people and plants through display, education, conservation and science. It will be a community gathering place and an exceptional venue for exploring our natural world as well as enjoying special events, traveling exhibitions and performances.
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