Monday, September 18, 2017

Make Your Trip to Naples Florida Interesting By Visiting These Amazing Places|Collectible Gifts of Art



Naples is one of the richest cities in the country and the second highest proportion of millionaires in the area. A city in Collier County, Florida it houses about 20,600 residents according to the 2015 US Census. Some of the houses in Naples sold in excess of $40 million making the city with the most expensive real estate property in the US. Many prominent and wealthy international families reside in Naples. 

The city is famous for its golf and laid back country destinations. Most golfers prefer to play in the luxurious Ritz Carlton Golf Resort. The place also offers premium yoga classes, tennis courts, and boating launches.  You do not need to worry finding a good place to relax as most resorts have in-house spas. View some of the spectacular homes on Millionaire’s Row. If you want to be close to nature, Naples have their own Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and spectacular beaches. 

Naples Pier 

Naples Pier is one of the most stunning places in the city. Located at Naples Beach in the west end of 12th Avenue, the boardwalk spreads 1,000 feet into the Gulf of Mexico. Known for its very lovely sunsets, it serves as favorite fishing spots for tourists and locals alike. The extensive boardwalk is known for its panoramic view of the sea, and the main location for the city’s 4th of July fireworks display. When visiting during the holidays, make a reservation ahead of time as the place gets really packed with people. Another great thing about fishing in Naples Pier is you do not need any fishing license for casting your lines in the pier. You can also buy bait conveniently placed halfway down the pier. 

Naples Botanical Garden

The 170-acre Naples Botanical Garden houses more than 1,000 flora and fauna species. It has nine themed tropical gardens which rest on a 90-acre federally preserve land. The botanical garden is located just a few miles from downtown Naples, and nature lovers will love how they strategically place each plant to showcase its natural beauty. They also have an extensive and wide variety of plant collections and different monthly activities for children. When visiting the place make sure to free your schedule for the rest of the day. It may take several hours to fully enjoy its grounds and nature at its bests. 

Clam Pass Beach Park

If ever the botanical garden inspired you to get even closer to nature, visit Clam Pass Beach Park. Located 6 miles north of Naples, the 3,000-long boardwalk will take you into a picturesque mangrove forest. Clam Pass Beach Park houses three species of mangrove trees, a number of birds and some alligators. The best thing about the park? It ends on a pristine white sand beach fully equipped with picnic areas, bathrooms, rental spots, and a snack bar to fuel your lost energy. The park also offers rentals for water activities like kayaks and canoes to get a better view of the 35-acre park. 

The Baker Museum

To see some the best art collections in the southwest region of Florida, drop by to Baker Museum. A magnificent 14-foot-tall piece of art will greet you at its entrance gates. It a much-needed melodramatic effect to the museum’s best art works. Exhibits in the museum vary, but permanent art display includes modern American art like Dale Chihuly. Be in awe in its colorful chandelier and ocean-themed ceiling door for a complete touch of the city of Naples. 

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

The most popular nature destination in the region is probably Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. Situated about 47 miles south of Fort Myers and 30 miles northeast of Naples, it features 600-year old trees. The 11,000 acres of marshland is home to otters, alligators, and many endangered species. You can enjoy a relaxing stroll in its boardwalk that passes through the sanctuary or takes a self-guided tour. A walk in the sanctuary can take you back in time, a time when Florida still an old country backyard.

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