Marco Island, Florida

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

5 Votes - "Most Beautiful"

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Marco Island is celebrated for the Ten Thousand Islands off its coast and incredible sunset views. The town boasts an immense diversity of wildlife from dolphins to manatees to birds and offers jet ski, catamaran, and boat tours through the environment. Marco Island boasts six miles of beach and over 100 miles of waterways.

The city of Marco Island is located in Collier County, a brief drive from the city of Naples. It is well known for its high quality of life, natural resources, casual atmosphere, and friendly people. Locals boast of luxurious resorts and favorite eateries like CJs on the Bay and Tiki Bar. Visitors enjoy crossing the Jolley Bridge and indulging in fishing, kayaking, or sailing.

Must-sees at Marco Island include the Everglades National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve. There’s no shortage of outdoor options with Caxambas Park, Marco River, Tigertail Beach, and Resident’s Beach.

This Gulf coast area features plenty of water recreation and great local seafood right on the beach. The McNavigators took advantage of a dinner cruise and were entertained by fire dancers. Marco Island is perfect for a fun and adventurous beach trip.

Because it truly is Paradise! so lucky to live in beautiful Marco Island.
Reviewed by jshig462
on September 17, 2012
Incredible sunsets! Great beaches. Friendly people.
Reviewed by callison
on September 17, 2012
Best place ever..............
Reviewed by jdavison
on September 17, 2012
Marco Island has the most fabulous sunsets I have ever witnessed...including the Green Flash! It does exist and I have only seen it in Marco!!! The 3 1/2 miles of beach are beautiful and filled with great exotic shells and great views of the wildlife in the Gulf! A MUST see.
Reviewed by Lalterio
on September 17, 2012
Marco Island is the most beartiful place because of all the sand and water is just amazing to watch the sun sets and rises. The people on the island are just the most kind and are happy that you are there.
Reviewed by EricV
on September 17, 2012
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