Since the roaring ‘20s, Fifth Avenue South has been known as the center of Naples, and has been coined the unofficial “main street” of the city. It’s known as one of the hottest and highly popular shopping areas of Naples and a place everyone should visit when they come to Florida. If you want your trip to be a memorable one, then a stroll down Fifth Avenue South should be on your itinerary.
Lined with sidewalk cafes, theaters, hotels, and galleries, there is something for everyone. Fifth Avenue South is a shopaholics paradise. Whether you want to shop for art, home décor, jewelry, designer apparel, or you just want to get gifts for your loved ones, you will find all sorts of one-of-a-kind shops scattered all through Fifth Avenue South.
Fifth Avenue South still exudes the Old Florida charm with its remarkable architecture that one could marvel at for hours on end. Many locally-owned businesses there have been operating for decades now and are popular among locals and tourists alike. Peach Tree Designs, established in 1978, is an eclectic boutique with handpicked home accessories, jewelry and specialty gifts. You will surely something special to decorate your home or a unique gift for a friend.
Once you have satisfied your inner shopaholic and are searching for a place to grab a meal or a quick snack, there are numerous restaurants to choose from that offer some of the area’s most delectable eats. Chops City Grill offers an array of delicious steaks and fresh local seafood. Or, checkout Caffe’ Milano for some modern rustic Italian cuisine. You can also grab some sushi or other Thai and Japanese Dishes as Sushi Thai Downtown.
Furthermore, you can also bring your beloved pet along on a lot of your strolling and shopping adventures since Fifth Avenue South is extremely pet friendly. Many vendors having dog bowls filled with water outside their stores. However, some hotels don’t allow pets, so your should call your hotel beforehand just to make sure.
Whether you want to eat, shop, or admire the beautiful architecture and palm trees, Fifth Avenue South is a must visit in Downtown Naples. After you have explored Fifth Avenue South take a stroll to the gulf beaches or hop over to 3rd Street South for some more local shopping and restaurants.
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