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Naples, Florida

Naples-Crown Jewel at the Gulf Coast

In the past, Naples underwent a breathtaking transformation. Once a small landing at Tamiami Trail, Naples has developed into one of the most exclusive and fast-growing cities in the United States. For the most part, Naples' historic downtown dates back to the turn of the last century.

Many celebrities were drawn to Naples, a city with the highest number of golf courses in the United States. Fifty-five golf courses in and around Naples make the heart of every golfing enthusiast beat faster.

Even if you are not planning on relocating to Naples, you should take the time to experience the Italian flair of this American city while staying in Florida.

We recommend that you leave your car in the parking lot (we admit that this might be a little unusual for Florida) and take a walk to 5th Avenue South. This city district, lined with pastel-colored buildings built in neo-classical style, exudes a simple elegance.

Stroll along the exclusive shops and restaurants—a shopping trip in Naples, however, can be quite expensive.

5th Avenue leads to the fine white sands of Naples beach. From here, it is only a short walk on the beach to the famous Naples pier. Naples pier is the turf of fishing enthusiasts and their constant companions, the pelicans. From the pier, visitors have a stunning view of Naples' endless beaches and the Gulf of Mexico.

To explore the mangrove-lined nearby waterways, you can rent a canoe at the pier.

Deep-sea fishing trips are also offered at the pier. For visitors who didn't to find what they were looking for on 5th Avenue, Naples offers a multitude of shopping opportunities. The Coastland Center, for example, has everything visitors might expect from a Florida shopping mall. The Village on Venetian Bay offers a more visually appealing ambiance and smaller shops.

The shops and restaurants at Tin City Waterfront are also worth a visit. The Riverwalk, a typical waterfront restaurant in Naples, is highly recommended. It is the perfect end to a day-trip to Naples.

The re-created Seminola village in the Collier County Museum offers a glimpse of local history.

Naples, Florida - Impressions

Naples, Florida
Naples, Florida
Naples, Florida
Naples, Florida
Naples, Florida
Naples, Florida