We were going to go to Cozumel or Cancun to do a little scuba diving with
the kids but when an opportunity appeared to take a private jet to Marco Island
came up I couldn't say no.
The experience was definitely amazing. Flying a private jet and not
dealing wit TSA security and fighting crowds at the airport is definitely
worth paying more for, just not sure it's worth THAT much more. We pulled
up to the special terminal, were greeted by the pilot. Someone grabbed our
luggage and took it to the plane. Then when we were all ready to go we walked
just a few steps to where the plane was parked and found our very comfy seats.
Marco Island was not on my list of places to visit but since I'd never been
there it seemed interesting. The clincher is that I found a nice friendly
dive shop where my daughter could do her checkout dives to be a certified
Getting to Marco
The highlight of the trip was the trip was getting there.
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Around Marco Island
Info about our accomodations and more stuff in and around Marco Island..
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Giselle's checkout dives
My baby does her checkout dives in Marco to complete her scuba training.
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The Everglades - Shark Valley
We spent part of the day bike riding in The Everglades at Shark Valley. Tons of wildlife there.
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Capt. Ron's Awesome Everglades Adventure
Our last day in Marco we took a tour of the Everglades on Waverunners to see Dolphins and Manatees.
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Around Miami Beach
We took a day off in Marco and drive about 2 hours to Miami Beach to visit friends and check out the scene there.
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