If you’re craving the quintessential family vacation, there’s no better place to create lasting memories than in Naples. Our vacation homes are the perfect relaxing retreat after the fun and sun, but what will you do to fill your days? Finding activities that are fun for kids and parents alike is an easy task when planning your Florida getaway. Here are just a few options to get you started in planning the best family vacation ever.
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens
Location: 1590 Goodlette Road N.
Hours: 9am to 5pm, daily
Admission: Adults (13 and up) – $19.95, Children (3 to 12) – $12.95, Children (under 3) – Free,
Seniors (65 and up) – $18.95
Kids and adults of all ages love a visit to the zoo. Delight in the array of favorite animals like kangaroos, monkeys, and bears in a lush, tropical setting. With activities galore, everyone is guaranteed to learn something. From presentations to alligator feedings to play areas, there’s plenty to keep everyone busy for the whole day. The “Meet the Keeper” series of show introduces a wide variety of animals and provides informative and interesting facts about each.Take your time and get up-close and personal with some of the wildest friends around. Parents rave that it’s the perfect combination of entertainment and learning.
Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples
Location: 15080 Livingston Road
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 10am to 5pm, Sunday: 11am to 4pm, closed Monday
Admission: Adults, Children ages 1+, Seniors – $10, Children under 1 – Free
Ignite a sense of wonder and fun in all ages with a visit to the children’s museum. To start, build and invent structures using Keva, these simple yet sturdy building planks appeal to everyone from kids to adults. Kids can then go grocery shopping in a kid-size market, learn about agriculture and pick fruit at the farm, and prepare and serve food as they learn about cuisine and culture in the world market. Parents agree that it’s the perfect day of learning and fun for all ages.
Rockin’ N Stables
Location: 170 25th
Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9am to 5pm, closed Sunday
Contact for pricing
Horseback riding is a wonderful way to get the whole family enjoying the day together. Rockin’N Stables provides the perfect opportunity with friendly, well-trained horses to delight all ages. Even a first-time rider will enjoy the ease and freedom that comes with a relaxing horse ride. Parents report that their kids are absolutely thrilled with the experience, and the helpful, knowledgeable staff is right there to help out. This is definitely a must-hit attraction when visiting Naples.