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Wild manatee in Marco Island

When and Where to See a Manatee in Marco Island

Hidden Facebook image will go here. Dreaming of white sandy beaches, tropical climate, and romantic sunsets? Look no further than Marco Island, an oasis located at the southern tip of Southwest Florida, only 15 miles south of Naples. The island... 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

view of people parasailing in Marco Island

How to Prepare for a Parasailing Adventure

Parasailing is a blast. You soar in the sky, over the water, with not a care in the world and the breeze blowing through your hair. It’s a great feeling and one of the most popular water activities on Marco... Read more

Ice cream sundae from Beebe's ice cream in Marco Island

Ice Cream and Coffee Go Hand in Hand on Marco Island

Ice cream in one hand. Coffee in the other. A tropical island all year round. It rarely gets better than this. This is Marco Island and its best coffee and ice cream combination café, Beebe’s. If you wind up on... Read more

Walk way through the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

6 Amazing Marco Island Land Tours

Take a break from the water for an afternoon and think outside the box. When it comes to adventures on Marco Island, most people turn their attention to the inviting Gulf waters. And while we don’t blame them, there are... Read more

ahi tuna poke marco island waterfront restaurant

Eat a Bite at the Snook Inn of Marco Island

The Snook Inn is a delightful little waterfront dining establishment on Marco Island. Under new leadership, the Snook Inn has intrigued locals with its bold menu and has drawn water lovers with its accessibility by boat. Snook Inn is a... 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

There’s a perfect spot to fish near every one of our Marco Island vacation rentals. No matter your skill level, the fishing in Marco Island is enjoyable for all

A Fisherman’s Guide to the Perfect Weekend on Marco Island

Marco Island is a picturesque vacation spot full of fun in the sun. From the clean beaches to the fresh seafood and the most unique shopping, this destination is perfect for a family getaway. One of the main attractions drawing... Read more

Every June the Little Bar Restaurant has a Spammy Jammy night.

What is the Spammy Jammy at The Little Bar Restaurant?

The Spammy Jammy. It’s eclectic. It’s bizarre. But it is always a thrilling and awesome time. The Spammy Jammy is one of Marco Island’s most popular community events. It introduces the summer season the only way gulf coast Floridians know... 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