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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Marco Island Listed as Top “Safe City” in Florida

The National Council for Home Safety and Security, a trade association comprised of home security professionals across the U.S., has released their annual list of the “Safest Cities” in Florida and has ranked Marco Island as the third safest city … Continue reading

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Tigertail Beach Named Best Secret Place to Visit in America

Coastal Living Magazine has named Tigertail Beach, located right here on Marco Island, as its #3 “Best Secret Place To Visit in America Now” “From chic glampgrounds to hidden beaches, these off-the-radar spots are waiting for you right in your … Continue reading

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Marco Island Christmas Boat Parade 2019

After being postponed in 2018 due to Hurricane Irma, the annual Island Style Lighted Boat Parade returned to Marco Island with a bang on December 8. We are thrilled to announce that Marco Escapes’ very own Kathy Rushalk and Alexander … Continue reading

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Marco Island Bike Tours

December is the perfect time of the year to take a break from the beach and head inland for a Marco Island Bike Tour. Marco Island boasts some of the most enviable temperatures in the country during the end of … Continue reading

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