Naples Spring Break Cheat Sheet
It’s that time of year again! If your plans include spring break in Naples, you’ve come to the right spot. We put together a list of our favorite places in town to shop, explore and entertain your little ones, plus some exciting warm-weather activities for everyone to enjoy.
ON THE WATER
GNARLY HARLEY ADVENTURES
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Have the most exciting day on the water with Gnarly Harley Adventures! Rent an E-foil or paddleboard, or go on a guided tour of the nearby Ten Thousand Islands, where you can get up close with dolphins, birds and other wildlife.
1301 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. | 239.880.3645 | Instagram
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sail away with the magic of a chartered captain boat ride. Whether you want to sail for a few hours, a day, a weekend, or even a full week, Island Sailing has you covered!
800 12th Ave. S. | 239.398.1483 | Instagram
Hours: Daily, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Explore the Gulf coast aboard a jet ski! Pure Florida has a multitude of warm-weather activities you will love.
1200 Fifth Ave. S., Suite 501 | 239.263.4949 | Instagram
SALT ISLAND SEAPLANES
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Hop aboard a seaplane for a day trip to nearby Florida islands or some sightseeing from the air. This unique adventure is pure excitement from takeoff to water landing!
160 Aviation Way N. | 239.263.7258 | Instagram
THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS
GOLISANO CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF NAPLES
Hours: Daily except Wednesday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
C’mon is a total experience of 38,000 square feet filled with interactive exhibits, programs, workshops, and other fun adventures. This is the perfect place to beat the heat and entertain your little ones while staying in town for break.
15080 Livingston Road | 239.514.0084 | Instagram
NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDEN
Hours: Daily: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
This world-class botanical garden features a dedicated Children’s Garden, plus fun themed lessons and activities designed especially for children to learn more about nature.
4820 Bayshore Drive | 239.643.7275 | Instagram
NAPLES ZOO AT CARIBBEAN GARDENS
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Last entry, 3:30 p.m.)
Who doesn’t love a fun zoo day? Spend a day over spring break enjoying all of the exhibits the Naples Zoo has to offer. The Naples Zoo is located near downtown Naples and filled with exotic animals and interactive educational experiences.
1590 Goodlette-Frank Road | 239.262.5409 | Instagram
Hours: Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
If the sun’s out, head to Sun-N-Fun to cool off on water slides and enjoy other fun activities perfect for a spring break day!
15000 Livingston Road | 239.252.4021 | Facebook
Discover more family activities and places to visit in our Family-Friendly Guide to Naples.
With over 35 years in the jet charter industry, flying with Jet 1 ensures your spring break trip will be nothing less than perfection! 24/7 charter specialists can help you plan the most complex multiple-destination tours, as well as a simple helicopter hop.
101 Aviation Drive N. | 239.643.9700 | Instagram
The experienced travel professionals at MAD Travel have their fingers on the pulse of current travel requirements so you can skip the worry and enjoy your best spring break vacation.
36 Ninth St. S., Suite 3 | (239) 263-4433 | Facebook
THREE FLAMINGOS AGENCY
Whether you are staying in town for spring break or planning a trip elsewhere, Three Flamingos Agency offers trustworthy nannies, babysitters, and house managers that fit perfectly with your flock.
561.379.7712 | Instagram
WHERE TO SHOP
CARTER & FINLEY BY JOHN CRAIG
Hours: Monday-Wednesday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday: 12-5 p.m.
Consisting of casual resortwear and a beach-inspired color palette, any guy or gal would be happy to shop at C&F. Stop here for all your spring break essentials, whether it be swim trunks for the beach or a buttondown for dinner.
1290 Third St. S. | 239.776.7305 | Instagram
CYPRESS & PALM BOUTIQUE
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday: 12-5 p.m.
Cypress & Palm brings all the good vibes to Naples. From spring break-worthy dresses to the perfect handbag and accessories, Cypress & Palm has something for every woman.
821 Vanderbilt Beach Road | 239.631.2903 | Instagram
Hours: Monday-Wednesday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday: 12-5 p.m.
This preppy women’s clothing boutique has locations in the heart of downtown Naples and in Mashpee, Mass. From brunch and shopping to relaxed beach days, Purple Poppy is a must.
361 12th Ave. S. | 239.529.3071 | Instagram
SUNSET + PINE
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Shop sustainable clothing, gifts, and toys for children and babies at this well-curated boutique in the Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt.
2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 102 | 239.260.1988 | Instagram
Find more of our favorite spots to shop for her, for him, and for the home in our Naples Shopping Guide.