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Naples Island

Long Beach, CA
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Ranked #1 of 41 Attractions in Long Beach
Type: Islands
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Irvine, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This place is fantastic during Christmas and I highly suggest a trip there to sight see. Everything's lighted up and it really does give off an enchanted feel. Easy to walk as well. Parking could be an issue, but the surrounding houses won't really mind if you park outside for a few hours. They know it's a tourist spot. During... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Rent a kayak @ Long Beach, most reasonable rate for 1 hour and tour the Naples Canal....a narrow canal between some interesting homes. It is a calm ride and a great outdoor activity. We loved our time together.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Great place to see unique houses. For a more enjoyable experience, I'd recommend renting a paddle board or a hydro-bike to transport through the canal.

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Long Beach, California
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25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I have lived on Naples Island for 20 years, walk the canals, go on a gondola ride and eat at many different food spots on 2nd st

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Long Beach, CA
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34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

.... but the best is to take a Duffy boat through the canal during the holidays. Naples also has several good eateries on 2nd St, most notably the Naples Rib Co.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is a great place for a fun bicycle ride. The island is not that big and places to stop for food and drinks are plentiful. Also, you can rent a hydrobike from across the bay and circle the island from the water which is more fun than you would imagine.

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Long Beach, CA
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

...If you enjoy a romantic walk while surrounded by $million plus homes on a scenic waterfront, then, this is the place for you. This City of Long Beach off the beaten path spot will let you burn some calories while enjoying great water views (without the taxes that go with it!). Charming with it's venice like canal, boats and many... More

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Whitby, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Had a nice, quick visit to the Naples Island area - as a lead in / preview to our tour and stay aboard the Queen Mary. I think - based on pre -travel website info investigation - that we expected more in the way of shopping and restaurant choices in / on the main shopping street. So we ended up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is where almost every house decorates for the holidays. Animated figures, lights, music, themes, all wonderful to walk the pathways next to the water and canals and see all the houses. Grab some hot chocolate, park on a side street and start your walk at any location. Or go rent the hydro bikes and pedal through the canals in... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We almost did not go since we were not sure it would be worth the drive, but glad we did. Reminded us a bit of Venice. Walked for over an hour around the canal, looking at the beautiful homes. Gondolas, SUPs, and kayaks were traveling through the canals. Parking was easy.

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