Where to Swim in Naples
Barefoot Beach Preserve 505 Barefoot Beach Blvd., Bonita Springs, Florida 34133, (239) 252-4000 Barefoot Beach Preserve is one of the last undeveloped barrier islands on Florida’s southwest coast. The Preserve is home to the protected gopher tortoise and is a popular fishing spot. Parks Rangers offer a number of programs at the Barefoot Beach... Read more
Teaching Your Grandchildren About Shorebirds
According to a recent article in the New York Times by Deborah Cramer, a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “The number of North American long-distance migrating shorebirds that scientists have tracked has dropped by more than half since 1974, an alarming loss of 12 million birds.”... Read more
Corkscrew Swamp: Outdoor Fun With Your Grandchildren
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is located approximately 20 miles from Naples off of Immokalee Road. The Sanctuary occupies approximately 13,000 acres in the heart of the Corkscrew Watershed, part of the Western Everglades. It is primarily composed of wetlands. These include the largest remaining virgin bald cypress forest in the world (approximately... Read more
Geocaching with Your Grandkids in Naples
Imagine a high-tech, outdoor treasure hunt and you have geocaching! Players try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using a smartphone or GPS. It’s a fun, free, family activity and it is sweeping Naples and the rest of the country. Geocaching is an awesome family activity that teaches children... Read more
Outdoor Mini-Golf in Naples
Are you searching for a fun activity to do with your grandchildren? Tired of trips to the beach or taking them out for fast food? Why not try one of the several outdoor putt putt golf courses in the Southwest Florida area? Mini-golf is a great activity to do... Read more
Taking Your Grandchildren to Lovers Key State Park
Are you looking for a way to get outdoors and teach your grandchildren more about Southwest Florida’s unique ecosystems? If so, Lovers Key State Park in Bonita Springs is a great place to spend a day with your grandchildren! Whether they will last for just a couple of hours... Read more