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Attractions in Southwest Florida: Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Experience the western Everglades and get up close and personal with one of the rarest flowers in the world, all just one hour north from Marco Island. Travel from the beach to the Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary home to longstanding … Continue reading

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Activities on Marco Island: Paint and Sip

Discover a different kind of island activity where you can get artsy and boozy at the same time. The Spirited Painter is Marco Island’s original Wine and Paint Studio, and the perfect attraction for couples and larger groups. Locally-owned by … Continue reading

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September Marco Island Events: Celebrate National Estuaries Day!

This September, we encourage you to enjoy one of Marco Island’s most cherished outdoor activities. Celebrate our beautiful natural landscape at Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve for National Estuaries Day! Located at the northern tip of Marco Island, Rookery … Continue reading

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Marco Island Included On List Of Cities With The Most Sun

In just a few weeks, the breath of Fall will descend on many of our Northern friends. However, on Marco Island—it is summer all year long. 24/7WallSt.com has reviewed the metropolitan statistical areas with the most hours of peak sun … Continue reading

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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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