Exclusive Yachts boat rentals
Nature + Recreation / Like A Local

Naples’ Exclusive Yachts Makes the Most of Seaworthy Adventures

The membership-based club makes it easy to tick off the one must-do in the area: hit the water.
Stunning image of the night sky
Nature + Recreation

The magic of Southwest Florida’s Night Skies

Fort Myers-based photographer Robert Hoovis showcases the beauty of the cosmos.
Katie Dahl Golf Instructor

Meet Estero’s Rising Star Golf Pro

LPGA-certified instructor Katie Dahl uses the latest technology and fine-tuned playing skills to launch her students to success.
ultra-marathoner Jamie DePaola
Nature + Recreation

Here’s How an Ultra-Marathoner Explores SWFL

Follow the 80-mile trail from Naples to the Sanibel Causeway and back through the eyes of local ultramarathoner Jamie DePaola.
Royal Poinciana Golf Club is certified as an Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary
Nature + Recreation / The Past

Naples’ Golf Sustainable Solutions

Home to the most clubs with Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program certifications in the country, the city and its courses demonstrate how one...
Four naples athletes
Nature + Recreation / The Present

All-star Athletes Reflect on Why Naples is the Best Place to Live a Healthy Life

With year-round warm weather, abundant golf courses, pickleball and tennis courts, Collier County is a beacon for the athletic set.
Eagles in a tree
Nature + Recreation / The Future

Keeping Collier County Green

With restored water flows, fortified beaches and protected habitats, the Collier County continues the fight to preserve its natural assets.

Where the Orchids Bloom

Exuberant collections, longtime local growers and a warm, subtropical climate prove Collier County is an orchid-lover's paradise.
A plant in someone's hand
Nature + Recreation

Shangri-La Springs’ Nature Fix in Bonita Springs

Stop by the 102-year-old resort for an organic garden tour.
Historical home on Koreshan State Park

Communing with Nature

Once home to a curious community of followers, Koreshan State Park, on the banks of the Estero River, captivates with its lush...
the Imperial River

Out of the Blueway

Lee County’s wild landscapes are best seen along The Great Calusa Blueway.

Golf, Tennis + Water Fun

Our waterways are teeming with spots to fish, wakeboard, waterski and boat; and the year-round sunny skies make for excellent conditions to...
Sunset over The Flamingo Course at Lely Resort Golf & Country Club

Hit the Greens

Southwest Florida is recognized as one of the world’s best destinations for golf, so bring your clubs.
View from the crowd at the Boston Red Sox spring training game at Fort Myers’ JetBlue Park at Fenway South

Spring Training

As the home of the Boston Red Sox, the Minnesota Twins and the Tampa Bay Rays, among others, this region is a...