Born-and-bred Floridian Jason Ferguson reveals the best of these popular coastal towns, from the waters of Sarasota Bay to the wildlife of the Everglades.
Explore the soft white beaches, wild Everglades and sun-soaked cities of Florida's Paradise Coast with Moon Sarasota & Naples. Inside you'll find:
*Flexible, strategic itineraries from a weekend getaway in Sarasota to a full week exploring Florida's west coast
Honest advice for beach-goers, families, water sports enthusiasts, and more
*The best spots for outdoor adventures like kayaking, hiking, cycling, bird-watching, and fishing
*The top sights and unique experiences: Discover the vibrant performing arts scene in Sarasota or stroll through quaint riverfront towns and secluded island enclaves. Unwind on shell-scattered beaches or head inland to explore palmetto prairies and swampy forests. Indulge at upscale restaurants in Naples, browse fine art galleries, or check out a local swamp buggy race. Work up an appetite by paddling the Great Calusa Blueway, kick back at a beachfront oyster bar, and sip a local brew as the sun sets over the ocean
*Expert advice from Florida native Jason Ferguson on where to stay, where to eat, and how to get around by car, bus, or boat
*Full-colour photos and detailed maps throughout
*Handy tips for international visitors, seniors, LGBTQ+ travellers, and travellers with disabilities
*Background information on the landscape, wildlife, history, and culture
*Full coverage of Sarasota, Charlotte Harbor, Fort Myers, Sanibel, Captiva, the Barrier Islands, Naples, and the Everglades
With Moon Sarasota & Naples' practical advice and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.
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