January 22, 2007

Naples Florida | Fun Facts

Here are some little know facts about Naples that you might like to know:

  • Want to see a beauty queen dumped in the mud? Check out the Swamp Buggy Races!
  • The Naples Depot Museum - 1051 Fifth Avenue South has an original 1909 caboose and 1947 club car on display and a multi-level Lionel train display.
  • 1.4 million visitors a year makes tourism one of the area's leading industries with financial services and health care also big
  • Naples Pier was built in 1888, when the city was only accessible by water
  • More than 95 Golf Courses and has the highest ratio of golf holes per capita in the USA.
  • Marco Island is the largest of the 10,000 Islands
  • Stone Crab season runs mid-October to mid-May and is featured at many restaurants in the area
  • Third Street South public areas has free wireless Internet access

For more inforamtion about the Naples & Marco Island Areas, please visit my Paradise Report Website.

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