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Wine Tasting on Marco Island

Unwind. Relax. End the ultimate island day with a perfect glass of wine. Marco Island is home to two highly respected establishments that specialize in serving award-winning wines from all around the world. If you’re looking for the finest wine … Continue reading

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Marco Island Listed Amongst Tripadvisor’s List Of “Scenic Island Vacations In The US Oozing With Charm”

If you are familiar with our island paradise of Marco Island, you are familiar with the unique charm at atmosphere that permeates our 22-mile barrier island. The travel professionals at Tripadvisor have taken note and have added Marco Island to … Continue reading

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Marco Island Guide: Flamingo Magazine Explores Florida’s Southwest Coast

This month, Flamingo Magazine published an official guide to southwest Florida’s outdoor scene. Our area, described by the publication as a “remote, magical wilderness” is home to the Ten Thousand Islands, a 35,000-acre labyrinth of mangrove islands located inside Everglades … Continue reading

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July Events on Marco Island: Everglades City Parade

Our neighbors to the east are celebrating Independence Day early at the annual Everglades City parade. Located approximately 30 minutes from Marco Island, Everglades City is the western gateway to Everglades National Park, and is known as the “Stone Crab Capital … Continue reading

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Things To Do On Marco Island: Otter Mound Preserve

Thousands of years ago, the ancient Calusa American tribe inhabited our barrier island of Marco Island. These native people used what was provided by nature to survive including shells, oysters, clams and other shellfish. As time passed, large shell mounds … Continue reading

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Marco Island June Events: SWFL Sizzle Restaurant Week

Making plans to visit our beautiful island in June? Come hungry and join the Southwest Florida community for SWFL Sizzle Restaurant Week. Stretching from Marco Island all the way up to our neighbors to the north, Cape Coral, dine on … Continue reading

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Marco Island Named #1 Location in the U.S. for Well Being

According to the Gallup Well-Being rankings released in March 2019, the Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island metro area has topped a national ranking of well-being for the fourth year in a row, receiving a score of 66. The Well-Being Index score for the U.S. and for … Continue reading

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Marco Island Events: The Taste of Marco

Presented by the Greater Marco Family YMCA, The 29th Annual Taste of Marco brings tasty treats prepared by Southwest Florida’s finest restaurants together for a day of food, music, and family fun. On April 28th, crowds of hungry locals and … Continue reading

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Forbes.com Recognizes Marco Island

In a January 2019 article titled “Florida’s Paradise Coast Blends Upscale Elegance and Wild Everglades Style” posted on Forbes.com, Marco Island received high praise for its sub-tropical elegance and enchanting attractions and activities. Highlighting Marco Island’s ability to blend an … Continue reading

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Marco Island March Events: Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival

The Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival, one of Southwest Florida’s most iconic events, returns to sunny Marco Island, Florida on March 22, 23, and 24. Enjoy a weekend full of fresh seafood, great local music, family-friendly fun, and more! … Continue reading

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