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Everglades City is on the Northwest border of Florida's Everglades National Park. The city is also next to Big Cypress National Preserve and the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park. Everglades City is located approximately 80 miles west of Miami, 30 miles east of Naples, 25 miles southeast of Marco Island, 130 miles northwest of Flamingo and 230 miles from Key West.

Driving Directions to EvergladesAdventures.com:

Please note that there is no public transportation available into or in Everglades City. Most folks travel here by rental or personal vehicles, private plane, or by taking very expensive taxi rides from Naples or other larger cities. Because most of you will be driving in, we’ve listed the various access routes into our small, quaint town. Please choose the location closet to your starting point for detailed driving directions:

From the northwest (Fort Myers, Tampa, etc.)

Travel Interstate 75 south and leave the highway at exit 80. Make a right from the exit and travel south on State Road 29 for 17 miles to the blinking light at the intersection with U.S. Hwy. 41 (landmarks: a gas station on the southwest corner and the Everglades Area Chamber of Commerce on the southeast corner). Continue south 3.2 miles and look for the Ivey House on the west side of the road just before the Circle-K and Post Office. EvergladesAdventures.com is located in the Ivey House office. Minimum travel time from Fort Myers: 1.5 hours. Minimum travel time from Tampa: 3.5 hours.

From the west (downtown Naples area)

Travel U.S. Hwy. 41 south to the intersection with State Road 29 (landmarks: a gas station on the southwest corner and the Everglades Area Chamber of Commerce on the southeast corner). Make a right (go south) on State Road 29, travel south 3.2 miles and look for the Ivey House on the right (west) side of the road just before the Circle-K and Post Office. EvergladesAdventures.com is located in the Ivey House office. We are roughly 33 miles southeast of downtown Naples. Minimum travel time from Naples using this route: 45 minutes.

From the southwest (Marco Island)

Travel San Marco Road west out of Marco to the end of the road where it dead-ends at U.S. Hwy. 41. Make a right and travel south to the intersection with State Road 29 (landmarks: a gas station on the southwest corner and the Everglades Area Chamber of Commerce on the southeast corner). Make a right (go south) on State Road 29, travel south 3.2 miles and look for the Ivey House on the right (west) side of the road just before the Circle-K and Post Office. EvergladesAdventures.com is located in the Ivey House office. We are roughly 31 miles from Marco Island. Minimum travel time from Naples using this route: 45 minutes.

From the northeast (Ft. Lauderdale)

Travel Interstate 595 west to the large flyover bridges at the west of town and follow the signs for Interstate 75 North (also called “Alligator Alley”). Continue on Alligator Alley and leave the highway at exit 80. Make a left at the end of the exit onto State Road 29 and proceed south 17 miles to the blinking light at the intersection with U.S. Hwy. 41 (landmarks: a gas station on the southwest corner and the Everglades Area Chamber of Commerce on the southeast corner). Continue south 3.2 miles and look for the Ivey House on the west side of the road just before the Circle-K and Post Office. EvergladesAdventures.com is located in the Ivey House office. Minimum travel time from Fort Lauderdale: 1.5 hours.

From the north (Orlando) via Interstate highways

Travel west on Interstate 4 and connect with Interstate 75 south just before you reach Tampa. Travel south on Interstate 75 and leave the highway at exit 80. Make a right at the end of the exit onto State Road 29 and proceed south 17 miles to the blinking light at the intersection with U.S. Hwy. 41 (landmarks: a gas station on the southwest corner and the Everglades Area Chamber of Commerce on the southeast corner). Continue south 3.2 miles and look for the Ivey House on the west side of the road just before the Circle-K and Post Office. EvergladesAdventures.com is located in the Ivey House office. Minimum travel time from Orlando using this route: 4 hours.

From the north (Orlando) via lesser-traveled scenic highways

Travel west on Interstate 4 and leave the highway at State Road 27 (exit 55). Travel south on SR27 for about 97 miles and watch for the intersection with Florida State Road 29 just past the tiny community of Palmdale. Make a right onto SR29 and proceed south roughly 76 miles to the blinking light at the intersection with U.S. Hwy. 41 (landmarks: a gas station on the southwest corner and the Everglades Area Chamber of Commerce on the southeast corner). Continue south 3.2 miles and look for the Ivey House on the west side of the road just before the Circle-K and Post Office. EvergladesAdventures.com is located in the Ivey House office. Minimum travel time from Orlando using this route: 3.75 hours.

 

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