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Pet Friendly Naples

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Love for a pet is unlike any other. They would do anything for you and vice versa. You want to spend as much time with them as possible, but where is there to go?

We put together this list of pet friendly spots in Naples that accept you and your four legged friend. These include the beach, restaurants, and stores. Where will you take your pet first?

Dog Parks

The first spot you’d think to take your pooch is to a local dog park. Luckily Naples is home to a few.

Central Bark aka City of Naples Dog Park

This cleverly named dog park is located at Riverside Circle near the intersection of Goodlette-Frank Road and Central Avenue. It’s complete with 2.5 acres of room to roam as well as water fountains, dog wash stations and areas separated for big and small dogs.

Rover Run

Located in Veterans Community Park in North Naples, this dog park is one of the most popular. The park is open from 7:30am to dusk, and has an area for small dogs and one for bigger breeds.

The Beach

Keewaydin Island

Despite the large number of beaches in Naples, not many allow you to bring your dog. Keeywadin Island lets you bring your pooch as long as they are leashed. You’ll need a boat to get to the island, and there are no facilites. But come during a weekday when we’re not in season and you’ll have the island to yourself.

Dog Beach

It’s referred to as the dog beach. It’s the only one in the area that allows dogs and doesn’t require a boat to reach. It’s just north of Bonita Beach and south of Lover’s Key State Beach Park. It’s even off leash!

Stores

Pucci and Catana

This luxury pet boutique is right at home on 5th Avenue South. You can find luxury designer items for your pet like Gucci Pet, Burberry Pet, and more. Bring in your four-legged friend to truly enjoy the store.

Mercato Shops

Mercato is a favorite destination for humans and dogs alike. Many restaurants will allow you to dine with your dog on the patio, and quite a few shops including Charming Charlie’s, Nordstrom Rack, and Gallery on Fifth, even allow you to bring in your pet.

Fergie’s Closet Doggie Boutique

Formerly located at The Shoppes at Naples Bay Resort, this boutique caters to the pet who loves having a full closet. The store is relocating to a larger space, so check their website to find out when they re-open.

Restaurants

Dog-Friendly Patios at Mercato
There are over a dozen restaurants that allow you to dine with your pet on the patio including Masa, Naples Flatbread, Taps, The Capital Grille, and many more.

Fit & Fuel Cafe
This cafe is located right next to the Naples Cyclery at the Pavilion Shopping Center. They allow for outdoor seating with dogs and even have a water bowl outside to keep them hydrated.

M Waterfront Grille
Want something a little more upscale? Dine with your pup outside at this restaurant at the Village on Venetian Bay.


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Fun Family Outings in Naples

 

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Get out in Southwest Florida and spend time with your whole family! When you’re not working, you’re probably looking for ways to bond with your loved ones.

  1. Explore new worlds at the Naples Zoo
  2.  Beat the heat at Sun N Fun Lagoon
  3. View beautiful flora at Naples Botanical Garden
  4. Take the kids for some fun and education at the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples.
  5. Make something unique at Earth & Fire Ceramic Studio
  6. Head outside for some sports or playground action at Cambier Park
  7. Support your local Everblades hockey team
  8. Bring your 4 legged family member for a day at the Dog Beach
  9. Watch the Fort Myers Miracle in action
  10. Bowl your heart out at Beacon Bowl
  11. Hit the links with some mini golf at Congo River Golf or Golf Safari Minigolf
  12. Do a little shopping, dining, and sightseeing at Tin City
  13. Learn about our local natural life at Rookery Bay
  14. Get up close with the birds at The Bird Gardens of Naples
  15. Take a nature walk at Freedom Park

Don’t miss!

Naples St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 12 11am-2pm
5th Avenue South
Wear your green and enjoy the revelry of the 40th annual Naples St. Patrick’s Day Parade, followed by an all-day celebration at Sugden Plaza. The parade staging area and beginning of the parade will be at Saint Ann’s Church in Old Naples. The parade travels down 3rd Street South to 5th Avenue, then goes down 8th Street South to end at Crayton Cove.


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Great Brunches in Naples

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You may enjoy sleeping in on the weekends, but you won’t mind waking up early for brunch! It’s that favorite meal of many Americans that happens to be between lunch and breakfast and can include everything from sandwiches to waffles to crepes.

Now where should you spend your weekend brunch? Here’s our list of great brunch spots in Naples. Please comment with your favorite and we’ll be sure to add it! 🙂

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EJ’s Bayfront Cafe

EJ’s Bayfront Cafe
Menu Highlights
Classic Benedict, Banana Stuffed French Toast Platter, Chunky Monkey Waffle Platter, Crab and Shrimp Omelet
469 Bayfront Pl
Naples, FL 34102
Phone number (239) 353-4444

Goldies Restaurant
Menu Highlights
Country Fried Steak, Ultimate Breakfast, Biscuits and Gravy
Try the strawberry jam, and peanut butter fluff spread
5400 Taylor Rd
Naples, FL 34109
Phone number (239) 591-3400

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Jane’s on 3rd

Jane’s Cafe on 3rd
Menu Highlights

Fresh Berry Blintz, Crazy Harry’s Nutella Crepes, Omelet
1209 3rd St S
Naples, FL 34102
Phone number (239) 261-2253

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Skillets

Skillets
Menu Highlights
Denver Skillet, Potato Pancakes, Pecan Encrusted French Toast
4170 Tamiami Trl N
Naples, FL 34103
Phone number (239) 262-3788

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First Watch

First Watch
Menu Highlights
Acapulco Express Omelet, French Toast Monte Cristo,
Key West Crepeggs
225 Banyan Boulevard
Naples, FL 34102
Phone number (239) 434-0005

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Blueberry’s

Blueberry’s
Menu Highlights
Irish Skillet, Florentine Eggs Benedict, Blueberry Stuffed French Toast
3350 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103
Phone number (239) 430-0700