Naples is the crown jewel of Southwest Florida, a paradise of sun, shore, and nature, harmoniously blended with the cosmopolitan and cultural center this city has become. The NEMA Annual Meeting Guest Program includes a guided walking tour, lunch at The Bevy, plus time to explore and shop on Third Street South and 5th Avenue.
|8:45 AM||DEPART RESORT|
|9:15 AM||ARRIVE AT HISTORICAL SOCIETY|
|9:30 AM–11:30 AM||
|11:30 AM–1:00 PM||LUNCH AT THE BEVY|
|1:00 PM–3:00 PM||SHOPPING ON 3RD AND 5TH AVE.|
|3:00 PM–3:30 PM||RETURN TO RESORT |
COST | $70includes transportation, walking tour and lunch
NAPLES HISTORICAL SOCIETY WALKING TOUR
A member of the Naples Historical Society will lead guest through a one-mile walking tour through the Naples Historic District, a Landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Guests will be able to imagine it as it was at the end of the nineteenth century.
Walk along historic Third Street South and learn where the original movie theater, general store, and gas station once operated. Visit the location where the Naples Hotel once stood and hosted such guests as Rose Cleveland. Stroll through Old Naples where notables such as the Briggs, the DuPonts and the city's founders, the Haldemans, once lived.
Originally known as a "sportsman's paradise," attracting fisherman and hunters alike, it was Naples pull as a resort town that captivated many famous and important visitors and brought about the nickname, "Summerland in Wintertime."
The Bevy offers a new American cuisine, daily happy hour, dinner, Sunday brunch, full bar & craft cocktails, and a great wine selection in a unique indoor-outdoor space with vertical gardens. Experience a fun, modern atmosphere in downtown Naples, FL off of 3rd Street.