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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.

Everglades Seafood Festival, Everglades City
Festivals, Southwest Florida

Everglades City Seafood Festival: Feb. 8-10, 2019

Seafood lovers mark their calendars for the annual Everglades Seafood Festival, scheduled for the weekend of Feb. 9-11, 2018, in Everglades City, gateway to the Ten Thousand Islands. This free event packs ’em in for fresh seafood, country music, carnival rides, crafts booths — with an estimated 50,000 people expected to attend this year’s event in a remote corner of Florida.