Naples, Marco Island named among “20 Best Places to Vacation in Florida” by TripAdvisor
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TripAdvisor has confirmed what we all know to be true – Southwest Florida is a great place to vacation.
Naples and Marco Island made the popular travel site’s “20 Best Places to Vacation in Florida” list ahead of major vacation destinations like Orlando and Miami.
The list focused on rental home vacation properties, and the 20 destinations featured are among the highest rated cities in Florida based on the site’s rental reviews.
The award noted Naples has “lots to do,” highlighting shopping opportunities, the Naples Princess and Collier-Seminole State Park. Marco Island is praised for its “tropical climates and good times” and history, with the accolade mentioning Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park and the Marco Island Historical Museum.
“As travel trends continue to show visitors crave authentic, engaging experiences, we know we can provide that to them here in Florida’s Paradise Coast,” said Jack Wert, executive director of the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Sanibel Island also landed spots on the list.
“There’s nowhere else in Florida that can provide our level of quality beaches paired with outdoor wilderness experiences in the Everglades as well as a vibrant dining scene, high-end shopping and world-class arts and culture,” Wert said.
“Choosing one of our many vacation rental properties lets families and groups of friends feel at home and experience the area like locals.”