Oysters from the Crazy Flamingo || Escape to Marco

Restaurant Highlight: Crazy Flamingo

There are a ton of great places to eat on Marco Island, but the Crazy Flamingo stands out as one of the best. Why is that? Well, this is one of the places to cook your fish! This restaurant prides... Read more

View of the Picayune Strand State Forest from the water

What Makes Picayune Strand State Forest a Great Place to Visit?

Which state has the most beautiful forests? The answer could be Florida, particularly within the Everglades. You wouldn’t think the everglades would be thick in gorgeous foliage and dense beautiful forestry, but it is. If you can manage to get... Read more

Butterfly in the butterfly garden at Calusa Park in Marco Island

8 Family-Fun Marco Island Parks

Of all the things to do in Marco Island, one of the most interesting is exploring the parks. Marco Island is full of fun in the sun, but sometimes you want to stray away from the beach and find another... Read more

Marco Island and Naples, provide some of the best-golfing possibilities along the gulf. On your next Marco Island vacation, you can have an epic golf escape.

Enjoy a Golf Getaway at the Everglades

Time for some golf. Of course, if you don’t wake up with all your gear in hand, a prepared ride right to the front gate of the course, and all your tee times booked, you may be in for a... Read more

How to Shop At The Farmers Market On Marco Island

How to Shop At The Farmers Market On Marco Island

For both visitors and locals, Marco Island is not only magical but also mystical. It is dotted by white sandy beaches, and for anyone who loves a good time away from it all, Marco Island is the perfect getaway. Apart... Read more

What to Do With Your Pet on Marco Island: Take Your Dog on a Canine Cove Vacation || Vacation Rentals on Marco Island || Clausen Properties

What to Do With Your Pet on Marco Island: Take Your Dog on a Canine Cove Vacation

The excitement of a vacation is often deflated by the question, “what do we do with our dog?” Leaving the furriest family member with a dog sitter is a perfectly acceptable decision. But only if we could bring our lovely... Read more

The Briggs Nature Center on Marco Island

Many visitors come to Marco Island for the isolation and access to nature. It is a home away from home filled with natural treasures and virtually untouched beaches, parks and preserves. The Briggs Nature Center exemplifies all of this and... Read more

Visiting Cape Romano on Marco Island || Clausen Properties

Visiting Cape Romano on Marco Island

Marco Island is a remote paradise on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Visitors to Naples often come out to the largest barrier island in the area for a weekend trip. Our private Marco Island vacation rentals make for a truly peaceful adventure... Read more

Pineapple house

Captain Horr’s Pineapple Plantation Historic Site

Marco Island is home to many different attractions and historic sites, including Captain Horr’s Pineapple Plantation. This attraction is an old 19th-century plantation house with an illustrious story behind it. The site was once the center of a busy town,... Read more

naples zoo

What To Do In Naples

Only a 30 min drive away, Naples is a larger town that offers new choices in activities and restaurants if you want to venture out from your secret escape on Marco Island. It is a great place to see, but... Read more