Where are you going?
Or, let us surprise youSpin the Globe ®

West Florida

List View
Map View
Save Place
760 N Collier Blvd # 109, Marco Island, FL 34145, USA
Boats on the waterfront.
Save Place
400 S Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145, USA
While Marco Island itself is quiet and peaceful - read the perfect destination for families and couples to completely unwind at - the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort is a nice break from that. While it too is geared towards business travelers,...
Save Place
300 Goodland Dr, Marco Island, FL 34145, USA
If you're looking for some serious, low-key R&R - look no further than Goodland, Florida. This little nook in the Marco Island area of South Florida is far away from the tourist scene in Naples and Marco. You can rent any of the homes down in the...
Save Place
Naples, FL, USA
Naples Florida is a great place to go during the early Months of the year. The weather is typically anywhere from 60-80. If you are coming from a snowy region then even 60 feels like beach weather. In addition to golf courses and beaches, Naples...
Save Place
5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102, USA
Fifth Avenue is a hot spot in Naples. It was once known for it's shopping, but that's now changed to it's dining. There are many local restaurants in the area. Check out Salt - my favorite. For shopping, head to Waterside Shops, directly North on...
Save Place
2808, 4962 Tamiami Trail N N, Naples, FL 34103, USA
As also featured in the AFAR Highlight of the Hotel Schloss Seefels in Pörtschach, Austria, the innovation of bathing Himalayan rock salt (in its original form) with Infra-Red has been used as a common holistic health practice since European...
Save Place
4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples, FL 34112, USA
Delighted to discover this tribute to Roberto Burle Marx, known internationally as the "father of modern landscape architecture." The centerpiece of the Brazilian Garden is the only original Burle Marx ceramic mural in the United States. This was...
Save Place
Naples, FL, USA
Downtown Naples, Florida offers plenty of opportunities for taking beautiful scenic photos. Whether you are looking for a shot overlooking the water at sunset, a photo of family and friends enjoying amazing food at a variety of restaurants, or...
Save Place
2600 Tiburon Dr, Naples, FL 34109, USA
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples is the perfect place to relax on a vacation. This is one of the private pools. There are grills and umbrellas at your disposal, and even a free shuttle to the Ritz-Carlton on Vanderbilt Beach.
Save Place
Vanderbilt Beach, North Naples, FL 34108, USA
Found this small Hermit Crab on the Beachfront crawling his way back to the water.
Save Place
9891 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34108, USA
La Playa has it all. From it's oceanfront locale to it's gorgeous weekend brunch, La Playa will fulfill all your beach and vacation needs. The spa at La Playa is also something you don't want to miss. The staff are friendly and extremely...
Save Place
36000 Shark Valley Loop Road, Miami, FL 33194, USA
Shark Valley in the Everglades of Florida has a 15 mile bike trail in which you share the trail with alligators, hundreds of them! At the 1/2 way point there is a 40 ft. observation tower to show you just how out-numbered you are by the gators!...
Save Place
33100 Tamiami Trail E, Ochopee, FL 34141, USA
This vast and wild protected area about 45 minutes southwest of the mansions of Naples is home to such rare species as the Florida panther and the ghost orchid (made famous in the book The Orchid Thief). The over 700,000 acres of swampland at Big...
Save Place
36000 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194, USA
Shark Valley National Park in Florida is a good place to go if you want to see Alligators and other wildlife in their natural habitat. Most of the tour is driven, but in some parts you can get out and walk. It's important to remain alert and ware...
Save Place
36000 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194, USA
Our national parks are such wonderful destinations for some fun adventure. So when I visited my friend in Miami earlier this year I got her to agree to go to the Everglades with me. We decided to do the 15 mile Shark Valley trail by bike. That...
Save Place
Florida, USA
To begin to understand the true wilderness that occupies most of the southern tip of Florida, there is nothing like a visit the 734-square-mile wetland preserve of Everglades National Park. More than a national treasure, the park is a UNESCO World...
Save Place
20 SW 2nd Ave, Florida City, FL 33034, USA
Florida City is the gateway to the Florida Everglades, where many people fuel up and get their gear together before wandering into the forest. The Everglades International Hostel is one such place to recharge before days of activity. Tucked into a...
Save Place
1800 SE 18th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA
During your stay in Hollywood Beach, be sure to check on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation in the Florida Everglades. Groups ride in a private “swamp buggy” and cruise through the grassy waters of the Florida Everglades in a buzzing...
Save Place
36000 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194, USA
Traversing the Everglades on the desolate Tamiami Trail, the drive through the endless sawgrass marsh towards Shark Valley might initially make you question why you left the sandy, sun-drunk surface of Florida’s southernmost beaches to seek out...
Save Place
30205 SW 217th Ave, Homestead, FL 33030, USA
The Florida Everglades is certainly one of the most unusual places to find a winery and brewery, but Schnebly Redland's Winery excels in both arenas in what some would call "the middle of nowhere." Guests are greeted by a stunning wine bar ahead,...
Save Place
2525 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931, USA
Located on seven-mile-long Estero Island, Fort Myers Beach is precisely the sugar-sand playground you come to Florida’s Gulf Coast to enjoy. Named among the best in America, the beach is long and wide, making it perfect for a stroll or bike...
Save Place
Warm Mineral Springs, FL 34287, USA
People from all over the world are known to make a pilgrimage here. There are fifty-one healing, nourishing, essential minerals in the lake that is far more highly concentrated than any other spring in America. The water even flows out the Gulf of...
Save Place
2117 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605, USA
Founded in 1905 as a small café serving Cuban coffee and sandwiches to local cigar factory workers, the family-owned-and-operated Columbia has grown into an iconic Spanish restaurant that has been visited by generations of Tampa residents and...
Save Place
This walk is the most popular short trail in Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, one of southwest Florida's largest state parks. It’s easy to find, is family-friendly, and has a well-defined footpath. Before the state went nuts with zip lines and...
Save Place
900 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
Sarasota is perhaps best known for its beaches, particularly the Siesta Keys, but the Marie Selby Botanical Garden is just as impressive. The gardens span 14 acres in which thousands of exotic plants thrive. A large majority of these plants were...
Save Place
5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243, USA
If you find yourself on the Gulf Coast of Florida don't miss Cà d'Zan the Ringling home. Built in the roaring twenties when the circus business was apparently rolling in the dough, the home spared no expense. Much of the construction done by...
Save Place
Don Pedro Island, Florida, USA
Charlotte Harbor, Fla. is an inviting vacation locale near Sarasota. Guests will find accomodation options from hotels, to Palm Island Resort, to the more private beach houses of Don Pedro Island (available through Islander Properties, ask for...
Save Place
2218 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217, USA
Anna Maria Island is a barrier island off the west coast of Florida adjacent to Sarasota. Nestled between the bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it offers ritual gatherings for incredible sunsets. Pace is laid back and friendly It will become my winter...
Save Place
1924 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239, USA
When my father suggested we check out a special place for his favorite paté I had no idea where we would end up. A Sarasota tradition for more than 50 years, this third generation family run business is a gem. Morton’s Gourmet Market is a premiere...
Save Place
700 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
This was a scene I won't forget for a long long time. The sky took every possible shade between pale yellow and dark purple in thirty minutes. We just stood there and watched in silence...
Save Place
23 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
Freshly flown in from the Mediterranean, with luscious flaky flesh. The chefs here know how to keep the food simple, dressed with a touch of olive oil, and let their first rate ingredients shine.