In addition to its gorgeous beaches, amazing golf courses, fantastic shopping and world-class restaurants, Naples offers its visitors and residents a wealth of entertainment options throughout the year. From concerts and museum exhibitions at Artis-Naples to the beauty of the flowers and educational events held at the Naples Botanical Garden there is something for everyone. The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples offers hand-on exhibit galleries and learn through play opportunities while the Naples Zoo at Carribean Gardens hosts fun special events in addition to giving visitors an opportunity to get closer to the animals. Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a journey into the heart of the Everglades ecosystem where visitors can discover the beauty of this natural area via a 2.5 mile boardwalk. You can also schedule a tour with the Bird Gardens of Naples, which is located in Corkscrew Swamp, where visitors can see, learn, and interact with 300+ birds from origins around the world. At the Conservancy of Southwest Florida there is a Nature Center, activities on the water, and many specialty programs to check out. Additionally, there are many manatee and dolphin watching tours, fishing tours, Everglades airboat tours, snorkeling tours and sunset tours to entertain you.
Nearby Bonita Springs recently opened its Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs which offers exhibitions, performances, film festivals and educational opportunities.
Just a short drive north into Fort Myers, The Butterfly Estates provides visitors an opportunity to view native butterfly species in a 3600 sqft glass conservatory and the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall hosts a variety of concerts, plays and musical theater events.
And each weekend during season, there is always an art festival, car show, or farmers market to attend.