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Historic Old Naples, Florida

15 May 2016

Naples Beach and Historic Pier

The historic Naples Pier is located on the Gulf of Mexico at the West end of 12th Avenue South. On-street parking is supplemented by a parking lot one block East, with additional parking at beach ends on the avenues to the north and south.

The Naples Pier is a favorite location for sightseers and fishermen with plenty of space to cast a line. It features restrooms, a concession stand with a covered eating area and beach supplies. Read More (from naplesgov.com)

Naples – Gulf Coast Living

Once, the only people to stroll Naples’ seven miles of white, sandy beaches, were the Caloosa Indians. The first settlers, Roger Gordon and Joe Wiggins, arrived in Naples in the late 1860’s. A river and two inlets still bear their names.

Throughout the 1870’s and ’80’s, magazine and newspaper stories telling of the area’s mild climate and abundant fish and game likened it to the sunny Italian peninsula. The name Naples caught on when promoters described the bay as “surpassing the bay in Naples, Italy.” Read More (from naples-florida.com)

Historic Old Streets

Olde Naples Florida

Walk on a one-mile walking tour through the Naples Historic District, a Landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and see the original Naples.

You will be able to imagine it as it was at the end of the nineteenth century. Walk along historic Third Street South and learn where the original movie theater, general store and gas station once operated. Visit the location where the grand Naples Hotel… Read More (from napleshistoricalsociety.org)

Palm Cottage

Oldest Home in Naples

At the corner of 12th Avenue South and Gulfshore Boulevard sits an exquisite example of Naples authentic charm, Historic Palm Cottage™. Under the preservation of the Naples Historical Society, the Palm Cottage™ house museum lets visitors experience the rustic, hand-crafted charm of Old Naples through guided tours where trained docents share unique insights, historic facts and colorful tales about this local architectural gem … Read More(from napleshistoricalsociety.org)

5th Avenue • Naples Florida

Aerial View of 5th Avenue

Live the sights, sounds and beauty of 5th Avenue South. The destination for shopping, dining and playing in Naples! World class art and theater. One of a kind galleries and showrooms. Monthly events and annual festivals. More than 70 retail and professional services await you on 5th Avenue South! More than 37 restaurants and sweets shops await you on 5th Avenue South—something for everyone! See you on 5th! Read More (from fifthavenuesouth.com)

Lowdermilk Park • Naples, Florida

Public Beach Park

Lowdermilk Park is one of Naples’ premier beachfront parks. Our park has plenty of metered and unmetered parking spaces, a concession stand, sand volleyball courts, two children’s playgrounds, picnic tables, benches, restroom and shower facilities, and two gazebos for rent. Parking for beach access in the City of Naples requires the resident … Read More (from naplesgov.com)

Crayton Cove • Naples Florida

Naples City Dock

Located on 12th Avenue South and 8th Street South, and NW on Naples Bay by sea. Beautiful Crayton Cove is an old salt’s delight. Crayton Cove harbors the Naples Yacht Club, Naples City Dock, the famous Dock Restaurant, Naples Ships Store, The Cove Inn, and a variety of shops salons, and eateries. Crayton Cove is also home to the Naples Horse and … Read More ( from naplesdowntown.com)

Downtown Shopping

5th Avenue and 3rd Street South

Enjoy the romance of Third Street in historic Old Naples and 5th Avenue South …an elegant shopping area of over 140 fine apparel shops, gift boutiques, restaurants and art galleries. Located in the southern section of Naples–between Naples Bay and the Gulf of Mexico–the Third Street South and 5th Avenue shopping area has a charm and elegance that is designed for your pleasure. Read More (from naplesdowntown.com)