Hotels, Camping & Food Options
Exclusively for runners and their guests and volunteers, "primitive" camping will be allowed the night before and the night after the race next to Lake Harmon at race HQ for a recommended donation of $5.00 per person per night. All fees collected will benefit the Park, and apply whether people sleep in their cars, a tent or camper. Important reminder: there is no security on site nor facilities other than portable toilets. Camping fee should be paid at the race headquarters tent upon arrival at the Park.
Where to Stay & Food Options Near “Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park”
The IVY House in Everglades City is the Official Race Hotel. Discount of 10% is being offered to all EVERGLADES ULTRAS participants. Standard rooms and private rooms with shared baths are offered. Breakfast included. Pool and Wi-Fi. Call 239-695-3299 for details and availability.
Everglades City is the closest town with accommodations, and is approximately five miles south of the Fakahatchee Strand park entrance. All properties in Everglades City fill early for race weekend, so book early.
|Everglades City Motel||239-695-4224|
|Glades Haven Cozy Cabins||239-695-2746|
|The Ivey House (Hotel, Bed & Breakfast)||239-695-3299|
|Captain’s Table Lodge (Hotel & Villas)||239-395-4211|
|River Wilderness (Villas)||239-695-4499|
|The Rod & Gun Club (Cottages)||239-695-2101|
|Big Cypress National Park (Camping)||239-695-4111|
|Collier-Seminole State Park (Camping)||239-394-3397|
|Trail Lakes Campground (Camping & Bungalows)||239-695-2275|
|Port of the Islands Resort Hotel & Marina||239-394-3005|
Note: Six popular chain hotels are located at Exit 101 off I-75 (“Alligator Alley”) approximately 20 miles west of State Route 29, approaching the city of Naples. This area is approximately 35 miles from the park entrance on Route 29. Among these are Comfort Inn, La Quinta, Springhill Suites and Fairfield Inn and Suites.
Coffee: Sweet Mayberry's Cafe and Gifts. You won't believe the "downtown" quality of this coffee shop and local gallery located a block off the traffic circle in Everglades City. Gourmet coffee, tea and, gelato, with local art for sale. 207 West Broadway, Everglades City, FL 34139. 239-695-0092.
|Camellia Street Grill||239-695-2003|
|Everglades Adventure Center||239-695-0075|
|Oyster House Restaurant||239-695-2073|
|Glades Haven Deli||239-695-2091|
|Right Choice Pizzeria||239-695-3663|
|Havana Café (Chokoloskee Island)||239-695-2214|
|Joanie’s Blue Crab Café (Off Hwy 41 Heading East)||239-695-2682|
|Angler's Cove Restaurant and Bar, at Port of the Islands
|Right Choice Supermarket||239-695-4535|
|Grimm’s Stone Crab/Fish Market||239-695-3222|
* Hours of operation for food options vary on a seasonal basis*