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Readers' Choice Best of the Gulfshore 2017: Attractions

Our readers pick their favorites in Southwest Florida.




 

Winners were determined by hundreds of ballots from Gulfshore Life readers. The top winner is listed first in each category, followed by the  finalists.

Family Fun Activity

Collier

Winner
Pure Florida

 

Finalists
Beach
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

 

Lee

Winner
Pure Florida

 

Finalists
Lakes Regional Park
Sky Zone Trampoline Park

 

Game and Entertainment Center

Collier

Winner
Chuck E. Cheese’s

 

Finalists
Bounce! Trampoline Sports
Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee

 

Lee

Winner
Sky Zone Trampoline Park

 

Finalists
Headpinz Entertainment Center
GameTime Fort Myers

 

Golf Course

Collier

Winner
Wilderness Country Club

 

Finalists
Naples Grande Golf Club
Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

 

Lee

Winner
Cypress Lake Country Club

 

Finalists
Bonita Bay Club
Fiddlesticks County Club
Fort Myers Country Club

 

Historical Site

Collier

Winner
Naples Historical Society’s Historic Palm Cottage

 

Finalists
Naples Depot Museum
Naples Pier

 

Lee

Winner
Edison & Ford Winter Estates

 

Finalists
Burroughs Home & Gardens
Koreshan State Historic Site

 

Hotel/Resort Chain

Collier

Winner
The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

 

Finalists
Hilton Naples
Naples Grande Beach Resort

 

Lee

Winner
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa

 

Finalists
Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort
Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village

 

Hotel/Resort Non-Chain

Collier

Winner
LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort

 

Finalists
Inn of Naples
The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

 

Lee

Winner
Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina

 

Finalists
South Seas Island Resort
West Wind Inn

 

Nature/ Wildlife Area

Collier

Winner
Conservancy of Southwest Florida

 

Finalists
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

 

Lee

Winner
J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

 

Finalists
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

 

Overall Attraction

Collier

Winner
Conservancy of Southwest Florida

 

Finalists
Beach
Naples Botanical Garden

 

Lee

Winner
Pure Florida

 

Finalists
Edison & Ford Winter Estates
Sky Zone Trampoline Park

 

Shopping District

Collier

Winner
Waterside Shops

 

Finalists
Fifth Avenue South
Mercato

 

Lee

Winner
Coconut Point

 

Finalists
Gulf Coast Town Center
Miromar Outlets

 

Sightseeing Tour

Collier

Winner
Naples Transportation & Tours

 

Finalists
Naples Princess Cruises
Pure Florida

 

Lee

Winner
Pure Florida

 

Finalists
Edison & Ford Winter Estates
True Tours

 

Sports Complex

Collier

Winner
North Collier Regional Park

 

Finalist
Greater Naples YMCA

 

Lee

Winner
JetBlue Park

 

Finalists
Germain Arena
Hammond Stadium

 

State Park/Tours

Collier

Winner
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

 

Finalists
Everglades National Park
Paddle Marco

 

Lee

Winner
Lovers Key State Park

 

Finalists
Koreshan State Historic Site
Lakes Regional Park

 

Tennis Facility

Collier

Winner
Arthur L. Allen Tennis Center at Cambier Park

 

Finalist
Naples Grande Tennis Club
World Tennis Center

 

Lee

Winner
Cypress Lake County Club

 

Finalists
Bonita Bay Tennis Club
The Landings Yacht Golf & Tennis Club

 

Water Park

Collier

Winner
Sun-N-Fun Lagoon

 

Lee

Winner
Sun Splash Family
Waterpark

 

Weekend Getaway

Collier

Winner
The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

 

Finalists
LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort
Naples Grande Beach Resort

 

Lee

Winner

Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina

 

Finalists
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
West Wind Inn

 

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