WHERE TO PROPOSE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA
Considering popping the question in Southwest Florida? Here are some of the spots we think would be the perfect backdrop for your proposal.
Once you have the ring the next thing you need is the best location for your proposal. Below you'll find a list of some great places throughout Naples and Fort Myers. Before your proposal contact the location to review any policies concerning photography, videography, and decorations. Be mindful of outdoor spaces and make sure you leave them better than how you found them.
01 A Beautiful Garden
If you love to learn about different plants and animals pay a visit to one of these sites, the Naples Botanical Garden, the Bonita Springs Everglades Wonder Gardens, and The Butterfly Estates in Fort Myers. The Naples Botanical Gardens has segmented gardens with art, architecture, cultural representations, and exquisite landscape design. The Everglades Wonder Gardens has many animated aspects, including roaming flamingos that can add a lively effect to your proposal photos! The Butterfly Estates is a smaller grand venue making the destination a dreamy garden escape for two.
Naples Botanical Garden
Garden of Hope & Courage
Bonita Springs Everglades Wonder Gardens
The Butterfly Estates
02 A Local Park
Being an active couple is fun and keeps the relationship upbeat. Maybe try to pop the question, when exploring a new park by walking, rollerskating, skateboarding, or biking through a new area. Baker's Park, is fairly new, has many different secluded areas that overlook beautiful waterways making it the ideal backdrop. The park also features a spiral hill called the "Knoll" Overlook giving a stunning bird's eye view. To see maps and learn more about Naples Parks and Recreations click here.
Cambier Park in Naples
Bakers Park in Naples
Riverside Park in Bonita Springs
Lakes Park in Fort Myers
Waterside Shops in Naples on Pine Ridge & Tamiami Trail
03 Romantic Dinner
Southwest Florida is home to many high-end dining and shopping plazas. These areas are ideal to take a stroll, shop, gaze at art, and explore the city. Scout out 5th Ave, 3rd St., or Waterside Shops for the perfect spot to pop the question! Make sure not to miss the small parks, Meriihue Mini Park, Menefee Mini Park on 5th Ave, and Rodgers Park near 3rd St. South. Celebrate with a surprise reservation at a nearby restaurant where your loved ones are waiting to congratulate the both of you.
5th Ave in Naples
3rd St. South in Naples
Meriihue Mini Park in Naples
Menefee Mini Park in Naples
Rodgers Park in Naples
04 Surrounded by Nature
Take a step on the wild side to discover the more natural and untouched side of Southwest Florida at Freedom Park, Gordon River Greenway, Corkscrew Sanctuary, or 5 Mile Cypress Slough Preserve. These nature parks have boardwalks or cement pathways that lead to look-offs. The viewing docks are ideal for an intimate and secluded moment.
Gordon River Greenway
5 Mile Cypress Slough Preserve
05 On The Shore
Of course, a beach is always a popular option. Make it special by sprucing it up and adding some flair! Start with a walk in the sand and end at a designated spot that is all set for you to ask her hand in marriage. This could be a picnic on the beach, a floral display, or a romantic evening dinner in the sand. The details will make for a lasting impression.
For more ideas and help in planning the perfect proposal in Southwest Florida, make sure to contact Valor Events.