Naples is in the southwestern part of Florida on the Gulf of Mexico. People who like warm weather and beaches will enjoy living here.
Families who want to live on the beach can purchase four-bedroom homes on the waterfront. Luxury houses on the waterfront have amenities such as observation decks and outdoor living areas. Luxury waterfront condos are available.
Families with young children can buy houses with several bedrooms close to the city's elementary schools. Amenities of these homes may include pools, lanais or fenced yards. Large families can purchase houses with six bedrooms. Two-bedroom houses and one-bedroom condos are available for people who are interested in small homes. Those who want plenty of outdoor space can purchase houses on more than 2 acres.
There are a number of public beaches in the Naples area with places for sunbathing, swimming and picnicking. Amenities near beaches include playgrounds, boat ramps and fishing piers. Lowdermilk Park is a city park near the beach with playgrounds and picnic tables.
Playgrounds, picnic pavilions and ball fields at Fleischmann Park make it a great place for a family outing. Naples Zoo and the Golisano Children's Museum are other places in the area that families will enjoy. Sun-N-Fun Lagoon is a water park. There are water fountains and butterflies in the Smith Children's Garden at the Naples Botanical Garden.
Historic Palm Cottage, the Naples Depot Museum and the Museum of Military Memorabilia are some of the museums in the city. Music lovers can attend performances of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and Opera Naples.
Grocery stores in the city include Trader Joe's and Publix. Designer merchandise is available at the Waterside Shops.
Public transportation in the Naples area is provided by Collier Area Transit buses. Travelers can take flights from Southwest Florida International Airport approximately 33 miles away in Fort Myers.
Public schools in Naples belong to Collier County Public Schools. This school district has 29 elementary schools, 11 middle schools and eight high schools. There are also five charter schools in the district. Naples has a number of private schools.