Planning a family vacation? Naples is well-known for its upscale shops, restaurants, gorgeous beaches and golf courses. Along with these things this beautiful vacation spot also has some great family-friendly activities. Whether you are looking for something more educational, fun or just a break from the beach, there are lots of options!
The 8 places listed below are our favorites. You will want to check them out next time you are in Naples with or even without the kids!
Top 8 Family-Friendly Activities in Naples, FL
This amazing zoo combines conservation and recreation. They have exotic animals in a tropical setting and some favorites like lions, giraffes, monkeys, pythons, and bears. This place is an experience! Along with just walking around they also offer many events and educational activities to learn more about these special animals and their environment.
These beautifully curated gardens are open for wandering around or they have lots of events available like music in the gardens, dogs in the garden and much more. Their mission is to “conserve collections and habitats representative of the flora and cultures between the 26th latitudes.” Everything here is unique and gorgeous. You will want to spend the day enjoying all the natural beauty this special place has to offer.
This car museum is more than just cars. It also explores history and society through automobiles. There are many rare and amazing cars to see, as well as different events available to attend throughout the year.
This large ship shaped museum has 38,000 square feet of interactive space. The Naples Trolley is one of the main attractions. They have 12 different galleries to explore with each one being more exciting than the next!
This spectacular museum has it all. It is the #1 destination for visual and performing arts in Southwest Florida. They offer educational and entertaining programs and exhibitions. Learn more about music, film, dance or comedy. Catch a lecture or see an exhibition featuring internationally acclaimed artists.
Located in the historic Naples Depot this museum has something for all ages! Trains are the theme and kids can ride them, watch them and even operate them. There is a lot of fun to be had and a great amount of history to be learned.
There is nothing like water fun in the heat! This exciting kid centric place has water slides galore, lap pools and Sunny’s River.
This non-profit organization focuses on the well-being and conservation of parrots. Here you will also have the opportunity to see, learn, and interact with 100+ birds from origins around the world. The tours last about 2 hours and are great for all ages!