School Districts in Marco Island

In order to find the school that fits your child's unique needs, you will want to consider a number of factors, including the school's character, classrooms and instructors. Your choice of schools may factor into other important decisions in your family's life, such as where to live.

If you are looking to move to Marco Island, FL considers which school your children would attend. This is usually in the top 3 things that people look into when considering a move. If you have children, their education is of utmost importance. Marco Island Public Schools, like all US public schools are tuition-free.

Florida has a competent and well-ranked education system. Florida's public education system consists of several components that are commonly found in…

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Summer Activities in Marco Island

Summer Activities in Marco IslandFrom spotting wild dolphins to zipping down water slides, summer in the Paradise Coast brings fun and excitement for the whole family. If you have ever planned a vacation to southwest Florida, you probably planned it when you and your family had some time off.  Eco-tour operators, hotels, restaurants and local businesses all rely on “Season” which typically runs from Thanksgiving through Easter on Marco Island and peaks during the middle of March.  The population of Marco Island is around 15,000 full-time residents and that will almost quadruple to 55,000 people during March and April. Even though summer isn't peak season,  there is a nice breeze that comes off the ocean, and the water is very refreshing. Yes, it's hot…

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What to do while visiting Marco Island

What to do while visiting Marco Island

Marco Island has three great seafood festivals, other food, wine, and craft beer festivals and event, top-rated art festivals, nature-themed festivals and events, great tropical-themed holiday events, and even the Swamp Buggy Races. While it might be tempting to spend your entire getaway relaxing by the beach, you should plan for some time out in nature while you’re visiting.

What can you do while in Marco Island?

Rent Bikes
Rent a beach cruiser! Cruise and explore Marco Island or ride your bike to breakfast or lunch.

Dolphin Explorer Tour
National Geographic recently featured Marco Island’s Ten Thousand Island Dolphin Project. Learn about the Island’s Dolphin population by taking the Dolphin Excursion…

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Marco Island is 100 miles of palm tree-lined islands and picturesque turquoise bays. Marco Island is an oasis located at the southern tip of Southwest Florida. Known as Ten Thousand Islands and located 15 miles south of Naples, the area features miles and miles of white sand beaches and the Gulf of Mexico on one side, as well as pristine mangrove estuaries and access points to Everglades National Park on the other.

The natural environment in and around Marco Island provides the perfect backdrop for both relaxing and adventurous activities. And if you like to spend time on the water, then you’ll love opportunities for fishing, boating, dolphin watching, kayaking, canoeing, shelling and more.What To Do on Marco Island

The sandbars surrounding Marco Island and beyond are famous…

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Every year there’s a series of fun Christmas community events on Marco Island which are all part of the Christmas Island Style celebration. Here is a list of this year’s 2021 Christmas Island Style events on Marco Island.

December 4 Annual Tree Lighting and Community Celebration

This event kicks off the actual Christmas season at Mackle Park at 6 PM. Due to this year’s health and safety regulations, as well as park regulations, there will be no tailgating on the field and alcohol is prohibited throughout the park.Christmas Island Style Festivities on Marco Island

Canine Pet Parade

This is a parade featuring the furry members of Marco Island. It will take place from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM on December 7 at CJ’s on the Bay

Celebrate IV

This is a collaboration of solo and ensemble artists…

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On November 9 the Marco Island Yacht Club had the grand opening of its new Riverside Marina with a christening ceremony. The marina is officially named Riverside Marina at Marco Island Yacht Club and was a $6.9 million state of the art project. The marina provides 27 new wet slips ranging from 45 to 125 feet long with a minimum of 23 feet wide.Riverside Marina is Up and Running on Marco Island

Officers and members of the yacht club as well as local officials and professionals that worked on the project were present for the celebration ceremony. The yacht club chaplain Alan Sandlin offered a blessing over the marina and the club’s chairman Dave Everett and Commodore Jeff Walker officially christened the marina with the breaking of a bottle of champagne as is tradition.

This new marina was built…

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The Marco Island Garden Club will be hosting a Fall Floral SaleTHE MARCO ISLAND GARDEN CLUB WILL BE HOSTING A FALL FLORAL SALE

The members of the Calusa Garden Club that is located on Marco Island are meeting in small groups to work on floral design skills to prepare for the Plant and Thanksgiving Arrangement Sale that will be held from 9 AM to 3 PM on Tuesday, November 23 at the parking lot of Marco Lutheran Church.

This sale offers items that will be great for any Thanksgiving table and décor on the following Thursday. Items for sale include lush live flower arrangements for Thanksgiving. Some arrangements will be available in live pumpkin container displays and some will be in elegant fall containers.

The plant and Thanksgiving arrangements will offer beautiful indoor and outdoor arrangements including…

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What is the Newcomers Club of Marco Island

If you are a woman on Marco Island looking for ways to meet new people and get involved, the Newcomers Club may be exactly what you are searching for.

What is the Newcomers Club and What do They Do?WHAT IS THE NEWCOMERS CLUB OF MARCO ISLAND

The Newcomers Club on Marco Island is an active club full of activities. There is always a planned activity going on to enjoy some time with new and old friends. There are club-wide events going on all year long. Some of the events hosted at/by the Newcomers Club include monthly luncheons with fun and interesting speakers or programs or themes, (some luncheons are planned for the holidays and some or just for the fun and practice of coming together with friends). Some of the most favorite luncheons include…

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There is a Good Variety of Real Estate to be Found on Marcos IslandTHERE IS A GOOD VARIETY OF REAL ESTATE TO BE FOUND ON MARCOS ISLAND

Marcos Island, for many, is a dream Florida tropical destination, for both vacationing and living full time. It is truly a place to purchase a dream home. An ideal dream home can look completely different from one buyer to the next. For one buyer, it may be a low-maintenance condo that feels like living in a hotel resort, while others may prefer a larger property on a less beaten path that offers optimal quiet.

No matter what you have seen in your dreams as the perfect Florida island oasis, you may just find it here on Marcos Island.

Beachfront Properties on Marco Island

The largest attraction to real estate is the many amazing beachfront properties. The white sand beaches…

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Marco Island Rated as One of the Best Places to Retire

Marco Island Rated as One of the Best Places to RetireMarco Island, Sarasota, and Naples have come in as some of the top places in the country for retirees. It's no secret that Marco Island Florida offers luxurious beachfront accommodations, residences, condominium communities, and buildings as well as single-family homes and gated golf communities. But in general, Florida eight dominates this year's ranking of the Best Places to Retire based on the latest research by US News & World Report.

The top five places in the country include Sarasota, Naples – Marco Island, Daytona Beach, Melbourne, and the Fort Myers, Cape Coral area. Florida has always been on the docket for retirees. Our warm weather, beach atmosphere, year-round outdoor activities, and…

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