Everglades City and Surrounding Areas

Welcome to the Everglades

Nestled among National and State parks you will find Everglades City and Chokoloskee.  Long before the area was set aside as National and State parks the area was alive with visitors coming to the first county seat in Collier County, Everglades City.  In an earlier time, the only way to Chokoloskee Island was by boat. Today it is commonly said that Chokoloskee is at the end of the road when traveling southwest Florida.  Today visitors come from all over the world.  The beauty of the Everglades is all around the quiet yet quaint towns of Everglades City and Chokoloskee. Listed below are just a few of the exciting things to do, places to visit and eating establishments in the Everglades. Click on any of the links listed below for more information.


This page is to give visitors a taste of the available things to see and do in the Everglades City area, while you are staying at River Wilderness.  River Wilderness is not affiliated with any of the listed establishments, parks, museums or activities.  This is a very small list of the available activities in the Everglades. Please do additional research before visiting, you may find additional things to do while staying at River Wilderness Waterfront Villas. Please note that many of the restaurants have seasonal hours.