The city's main landmark is the historic Naples Pier, a great fishing destination and the place where you can sometimes spot playful dolphins. Then you'll stroll through the Norris Gardens and, later, the Archive Viewing Center to watch a 24-minute video about Naples' past. The old dock was destroyed by fire and destroyed by several hurricanes, but it has always been rebuilt as a symbol of Naples' history and resilience. Biking is a great way to explore Naples and its older neighborhoods facing the Gulf with its lush tropical landscapes and multi-million dollar mansions.
In the heart of Naples, a 2-mile long boardwalk and a path through wetlands connect several natural sites. Crayton Cove is home to the first landing of ships where supplies arrived in the fledgling city of Naples. The outskirts of Naples are home to Florida's rare panther and the waters of the Gulf are teeming with marine life, with dolphins, rays and all kinds of birds regularly seen from the beaches. Naples, one of Florida's prettiest beach towns on the Gulf of Mexico, gained notoriety for its luxury shopping, world-class culture and sophisticated cuisine.
Naples Beach Brewery is Southwest Florida's first microbrewery, and they are working hard to promote the culture of making superior craft beer in Naples. With 170 acres of flora from around the world, the Botanical Garden of Naples preserves collections and habitats that provide us with beauty, tranquility and well-being. The best restaurants in Naples have their home here, and you'll find everything from casual dining to elegant restaurants, as well as exclusive cafes and bars. While Collier County, which is home to Naples, wasn't founded until 1923, its roots go back much further.
Clam Pass Park, a beautiful park with beach access located in the northern area of Naples, features 35 acres of carefully preserved coastal habitat with a three-quarter-mile boardwalk.