Everglades

Getaways to outdoor recreation in Florida’s Everglades, hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, RV and tent camping, swamp walks, lodging, unique restaurants, road trips and Funky Florida.

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Florida's dramatic sky at Tigertail Beach in Marco Island. (Photo: Bonnie Gross)
Beaches, Bike & Hike, Everglades, Funky, Kayak & Canoe, Southwest Florida, Unique eats

Off-the-beaten path in Marco Island: Go beyond your hotel pool

The beach town of Marco Island is all manicured and modern, but here are four adventures into the wild and authentic Florida that are within a quick drive. You can wade across a lagoon to a wild beach or have lunch in a funky fishing town or stroll on a boardwalk into a beautiful old growth cypress swamp.