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Places to stop en route to Naples from Orlando

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Places to stop en route to Naples from Orlando

Hi All

I hope someone can give me some pointers here.... We're driving from Orlando to Naples (family of 4 with 2 teenagers) and I'd like to break up the journey. Are there any good pit stops people could please recommend?

Huge thanks

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1. Re: Places to stop en route to Naples from Orlando

Depends on your interests .... there's Dinosaur World in the Plant City area. Some of the "creatures" can be seen from the highway I-4. Then in the Sarasota area you can visit Myakka River State Park where you can see alligators. Google them for details.

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2. Re: Places to stop en route to Naples from Orlando

Assuming you will drive I-4 to I-75 for your route, you could stop for lunch at Palmetto at the Riverhouse Reef &Grill, which is out in in the midst of a marina above the river.

http://www.riverhousereefandgrill.com/

Or go shopping at the Ellenton Premium Outlets, directly off the interstate.

http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlet/ellenton

Between the two from the same interstate exit is the Gamble Plantation State Historic site

https:/…Gamble-Plantation

Or stop at Venice, have lunch at Sharky's on the Pier.

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3. Re: Places to stop en route to Naples from Orlando

Huge thanks for this. Massively appreciated.

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4. Re: Places to stop en route to Naples from Orlando

Thanks ever so much for posting. I'll google them as suggested.

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5. Re: Places to stop en route to Naples from Orlando

With two teenagers..Siesta Key Beach at Sarasota.

Tons of teens there.

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6. Re: Places to stop en route to Naples from Orlando

Shopping in Estero FL

Try “ Miramar “ outlet stores at 75 exit 123

and same exit off Corkscrew Road ( west bound )

and left onto street named “ via Coconut point “

to the large Mall “ Coconut Point “ on your right hand side.

enjoy

P.S. For Brunch Breakfast & lunch try “ Firstwatch “ restaurant close by

Find above just type “ brands “ into Google maps after location “ Estero FL “

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