The Naples Botanical Garden is definitely worth a visit. In addition to the gardens, they have a large wetland area with a bird tower that is quite beautiful. The place was crawling with woodpeckers when I was there this morning, as well as a variety of herons/egrets.
I got into Everglades City about 330 on Monday, and thought an airboat ride might be fun as there were very large flocks of egrets in the air. Airboats are pretty cool, but the noise and the fact that you are running over habitat makes it something less than a nature lover’s dream come true, […]