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Naples-Marco Island Area Travel Guide

  • Peace rages in Florida's quiet, little Naples

    in Florida's quiet, little Naples


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  • Shoppers find heaven across Alligator Alley

    When I tire of mall shopping on South Florida's east coast, I get on Alligator Alley and head to the west coast and Fifth Avenue South on Saturday and Third Street South on Sunday. It's a straight, two-hours-or-so shot to Fifth Avenue South in the old (though it certainly doesn't look it) 12-block,...

  • South Florida history prevails in Everglades City

    This year's Gathering of the Florida Humanities Council took place in Everglades City. The "city" in Everglades City is, of course, a grand pretense applied to this burg of fewer than 500 people that's miles from anyplace urban. The real Everglades city is Miami. Before getting drained and filled,...

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