WHERE TO BIKE IN
Learn about the top biking destinations in Downtown Naples - this includes bike-friendly paths, trails, and streets throughout the downtown region. We will even give you insight on stops along the way so that your cycling experience in Naples is seamless and one of a kind.
If you are looking for the best bicycle path in Naples, then Baker Park is the place for you. The 20 million dollar park recently opened and is filled with wide paved walking and bicycling paths as well as long boardwalks overlooking the Gordon River. It features playgrounds, picnic tables, an outdoor fitness facility, boardwalks, and great viewpoints of the Gordon River. Baker Park is located on Goodlette-Frank Rd S and Central Ave. It is a great way to escape the busy roads in this area and go on a quiet, nature-filled ride in comfort and with peace of mind.
TIN CITY SHOPS
Tin City is located in the heart of Downtown Naples and is a must-see. Our storefront is located here making it the perfect place to start your cruise through Naples. Featuring two waterfront restaurants, an ice cream store, and several local boutique shops, Tin City is a unique destination that we highly recommend checking out.
The Naples Pier is another must stop destination on your cruise through Downtown Naples. They have bike racks right at the entrance, making it easy to walk out onto the pier and see the pristine white sand beach and beautiful Gulf of Mexico water. Stop for a snack or a drink towards the end of the pier, watch the fishermen to see what they've caught, or simply look out over the edge for dolphin, bird, and even sea turtle sightings.
The white sand beaches of Naples are one of the main attractions of the city. Due to its fine white sand, unique seashells, and calm Gulf of Mexico waters, locals & visitors can't get enough. Luckily for cyclists, there are beach access points off of almost every single street running east/west, so cruise down Gulf Shore Blvd S and check out all of them! Most have bike racks for you to store the bicycles conveniently and safely. There is a charge for car parking, but using the bike racks is free which is why biking in Naples is one of the best activities to do. Check out some of the quieter, less busy beaches the further you cruise away either south or north of the Naples Pier. Or if you are looking for a beach entrance with more amenities such as bathrooms or concessions, stick to the Naples Pier or Lowdermilk Park. Either way, stop by a few of the beach entrances downtown and enjoy a little slice of heaven as you look out at the beautiful view.
5th Avenue is the heart of Downtown Naples. It is the perfect place to bike to take in the beautiful scenery, stop for a coffee or lunch, stop at a local boutique, or simply sightsee and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. 5th Avenue stretches from US 41 all the way to the beach and the Gulf of Mexico. This street is the most popular in downtown Naples and you will be sure to feel like you're in the most beautiful place in the world while cruising through. The streets are lined with a wide array of restaurants from casual coffee shops to high-end dining, several unique shops, and there are several bike racks on either side of the road making it easy for cyclists to stop whenever desired.
Pro-tip : Check out one of the local restaurants for happy hour - many have 50% off their food menu and special drink prices in the afternoon.
THIRD STREET SOUTH
Third Street South is very similar to 5th Avenue, almost like an extension, but different in a couple different ways. Third Street runs south/north and intersects at 5th Avenue making it perfect to get to one from the next. Experience the charm of Third Street by cruising by its colorful buildings, pristine landscaping, unique boutique shops, cafes, and some of the best restaurants in Naples perfect for a nice lunch or romantic dinner.
Pro-tip: Check out the Third Street South Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings year round from 7:30 until 11:30 AM. It resides on Third Street South between Broad Avenue South and 13th Street South.
Gordon Drive is home to some of the most exclusive real estate in the country. Lined with multi-million dollar homes, it is nothing short of jaw dropping as you cruise by each one. It is considered to be part of Port Royal, known to locals as the most expensive neighborhood in all of Naples and told to visitors that it is a must-see while in town.
GULF SHORE BLVD S
Paved with nice smooth sidewalks and nice roads, Gulf Shore Blvd S is the perfect place to go for a bike ride in Naples. As it runs just one block parallel to the beach, feel the cool ocean breeze as you cruise the streets. This road runs south/north from Central Ave to 20th Avenue S which turns into Gordon Drive. It is lined with beautiful palm trees and stunning multi-million dollar homes. This road is the perfect access point to check out the various beach entrances.
Bayfront is located just on the other side of US 41 across from Tin City. Use the underpass from the Tin City parking lot to get to the other side without having to brace the stoplights and traffic up above. Once across, check out the beautiful marina featuring several restaurants, galleries, salons, and shops. Stop by EJ's Circle Bar overlooking the Naples Bay for a drink with the locals.
CRAYTON COVE / NAPLES CITY DOCK
Crayton Cove is a cute little area off of the Naples Bay in Downtown Naples. It is perfect to pass through on your way from Tin City or Bayfront on your way to the Naples Pier. It is a historic part of Downtown Naples and features some great restaurants such as The Dock at Crayton Cove where you can share a pitcher of margaritas while watching the boats pass. If you're wanting something quick stop by Napoli for a delicious slice of pizza, it is the best in Naples! Make sure to check out some of the local art galleries and stores while passing through. Here you will also find the Naples City Dock which gives you a great view of the Naples Bay and many charter boats begin their tours here.
Cambier Park is a beautiful park nestled in the center of Naples just behind 5th Avenue with several access points. It features a large playground, several picnic tables, lots of open green space, and tennis courts. Many city events and art shows are held here, so be on the lookout for those!
Located just off of 9th Street before Crayton Cove, this little park is a nice detour for a beautiful view of the Naples Bay. There is a nicely paved sidewalk that will take you up and around to stop for a look out at the water. There is a gazebo with a picnic table in the center perfect for a quiet refreshment in the shade.