Nature Activities for Kids in and around Naples

Nature has a way of bringing out the best in children. If you’re visiting Naples and/or the surrounding area, you won’t have any trouble finding a variety of outdoor activities to get them in touch with nature.

Fun Things for a Family Weekend in Naples, FL

Here are a few of the best nature-inspired activities in the area:

1. Wildlife-watching:

For example, Tigertail Beach Park on Marco Island is known for its free nature walks with experienced local guides leading the way. In addition to wildlife-watching, it’s a great place to enjoy the water, grab a bite to eat, or play in the sand.

2. Naples Pier:

Sometimes, there’s nothing more enjoyable than sitting back and taking in the surroundings. And Naples Pier is one of the best places to do just that. From the views of the ocean to the pelicans and fish, you’re never bored.

3. Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples:

It may be indoors, but that doesn’t stop your children from getting in touch with nature. There are hands-on exhibits and a variety of activities to excite your children, all while teaching them a thing or two.

4. Naples Zoo:

What better way to get your children in touch with nature than a visit to the zoo? This zoo, in particular, is known for its variety of species, including but not limited to hyena, gazelle, giraffes, leopards, lions, zebra, alligators, and more. You can even take a catamaran boat ride for a closer look at the wildlife and their surroundings.

5. Sun N Fun Lagoon:

If you’re looking for cool, summer fun for the whole family, then Sun-N-Fun Lagoon is the place to be! The Lagoon has plenty of fun water-based attractions that kids and adults both love. There are five water slides, each with a different speed and path. They start from a 38-foot wooden water tower, which kids love to climb again and again!

6. Everglades National Park:

If you’re visiting Naples, you have to spend some time in the only subtropical preserve in North America. You can get started at the Gulf Coast Visitor Center, and from there it won’t be long before you’re taking in the sights and learning more about one of the most unique regions in the country.

When you combine a variety of activities with warm weather year-round, it’s easy to see why so many people bring their children to Naples to experience nature.

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If you’re visiting the area from out of town or traveling with kids,  you’ll need a comfortable place to rest your head. All of that sightseeing can zap you of your energy!

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