A blanket of wilderness swaddles Naples in opportunities to see amazing wildlife and enjoy recreation in and on the water and in wetlands, tropical forest and blissful sandy isles. Boating, sailing, fishing, kayaking, paddleboarding, swimming, hiking, biking, birding, nature photography or merely snoozing in the sunshine: The list of activities that get you outdoors and connecting with nature truly is bottomless.
And thus this 10 best list: It will help you narrow down all of the options to fit the parameters of your visit to the Naples area. Of course the roll call of outdoors activity begins with Big Cypress National Preserve and Everglades National Park. Quality charters such as Everglades Area Tours help first timers explore them and the Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge in the best possible ways to specifically fit their interests and skill levels.
Sailing, boating and beaching in the Naples’ great outdoors appeal to the visitor looking for a more relaxed outdoors style. For the best in natural beach bumming that combines loafing with learning, head to Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. This 10 best list satisfies both the vigorous and the laid back outdoors enthusiast – from families to avid adventurers.