Moon Sarasota & Naples

Including Sanibel Island & the Everglades

First Edition, December 2012
Pages: 256

Price: $14.99 USD
ISBN: 9781612383989

Price: $9.99 USD
ISBN: 9781612383996

Travel writer Jason Ferguson gives an inside look at Sarasota, Naples, Sanibel Island, and the Everglades, from the calming waters of Sarasota Bay to the teeming wildlife of the Everglades. Ferguson offers his expert advice on how to make the most out of a trip to the southern parts of Florida’s Gulf Coast, providing one-of-a-kind trip strategies—including Art & Architecture and Swamps & Solitude—for travelers of all interests and budgets. With tips on viewing the Naples Museum of Art’s impressive collections, hiking in the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island, and kayaking through the Glades, Moon Sarasota & Naples gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

What’s inside Moon Sarasota and Naples

Enjoy the very best of Sarasota and Naples with these itineraries:
  • The Best the Paradise Coast
  • Best Beaches
  • Weekend Getaway to Sarasota
  • Wild Winter
  • Arts and Architecture
  • Swamps and Solitude
  • Go Fish
Explore what Sarasota and Naples has to offer.

Recommendations for the top sights, recreation, entertainment, hotels, and food in:

  • Sarasota including Bradenton, The Keys, and Venice
  • Charlotte Harbor including Punta Gorda, Boca Grande and Englewood
  • Fort Myers including Fort Myers Beach, Bonita Springs and Estero
  • Sanibel, Captiva, and the Barrier Islands including Cape Coral
  • Naples including Marco Island
  • The Everglades including Near Naples, Everglades City and Chokoloskee, Big Cypress National Preserve, Everglades National Park via Miami, and Southern Everglades National Park

Florida native Jason Ferguson has yet to find a corner of his home state that doesn’t hold some sort of surprise. With a background in alternative journalism and arts and culture reporting, Jason enjoys finding surprises and unusual sights in some of Florida’s most well-traveled destinations. As a father, he certainly enjoys the pleasures of the beaches and outdoor opportunities in locales like Sarasota and Naples, but also likes to dig deep into the nightlife, arts, and cultural scenes.

Jason has written for publications ranging from Time Out, Travel + Leisure, and Caribbean Travel & Life to Florida newspapers such as the Orlando Weekly and Miami New Times. He enjoys sniffing out the beauty of Florida’s natural history as well as the oddness of its quirky present. He, his wife, and their kids utilize their home in Central Florida as a launching pad for weekend adventures that take them to points of interest throughout the state. Although their favorite spots change from week to week, there’s a general consensus that the white-sand beaches of southwest Florida aren’t just the best in the state, but are possibly some of the best in the world.