7 Great Reasons to Live in Naples
1. The Weather
Thinking of moving? Naples, Florida is for you! Naples has an average air temperature of 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Peak heat comes during the summer months while November through May offer less rain and humidity. Soak up the rays during the day and catch a breathtaking sunset in the evening. Gulf water temperatures hover around the mid 80s from spring through fall.
2. Health & Happiness
Naples and the surrounding area is ranked as the #1 Happiest, Healthiest U.S. City for the second consecutive year by the Gallup-Heathway’s State of American Well-Being Community Rankings. Local residents report having good health, enjoying what they do each day, and have pride in their community. Visit Naples and you’re very likely to come across someone with a smile. [Well-Being Index]
Are you someone that’s always looking for a great bite to eat? Naples was ranked #9 on the list of Best Small Town Food Scenes in the U.S., based on votes by readers of USA TODAY’S 10Best travel section. Highlights include The Grill at the Ritz Carlton, Truluck’s, and Osteria Tulia. Visit The Turtle Club located directly on Vanderbilt Beach and sink your toes in the sand as you dine. [USA Today]
4. Outdoor Recreation
There are a variety of outdoor activities around Naples. Boating enthusiasts will enjoy some of the best coastline in the country. Miles of prime fishing opportunities exist off the coast. Prefer to stay on land? Golfers of any skill level can play on any of the over 70 golf courses located around Naples.
World-renowned white sandy beaches in Naples are some of the best in the world. Over 17 miles of beaches stretch along Collier County. Experience some of the cleanest sand and clearest Gulf water in Florida. Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park beach in regularly ranks among the best in the country.
6. History & Architecture
Historical Olde Naples features striking Neapolitan architecture and unobstructed views of the landscape. The City of Naples has placed limits and restrictions on billboards and signs used in the city in order to preserve the rich heritage of Naples. Visit the Historic Palm Cottage at the Naples Historical Society and learn more about the history of Naples, Florida.
7. Wildlife & Nature
The Naples Botanical Garden, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples Zoo, and Bird Gardens of Naples are just a handful of the wildlife and nature attractions located nearby. Explore the Everglades with an airboat ride through the mangroves.