Area Information & Attractions

Family Fun

Mid Island Watersports

Waverunner rentals, parasailing and dolphin tours on Fort Myers Beach. Enjoy an hour and a half long excursion with a guide through the back bay while you drive your own waverunner and experience wildlife such as dolphin, manatees, rays, fish and birds from up close. Arrangements right outside your door on the beach or via the web.
239-707-8327
www.midislandwatersports.com

SnookBight Yacht Club and Marina

A wide variety of high quality boats and kayaks for full and half day rental. On-site boating store with full boating and fishing gear and helpful knowlegeable staff.
4765 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach
239-765-4371
www.snookbightmarina.com

Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Edison and Ford Winter Estates include the family winter homes, gardens and laboratory, as well as, a museum full of exhibits relating information on inventions and other life experiences.
2350 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers
239-334-7419
www.efwefla.org

Naples Zoo

Experience a full day of wild fun from apes to zebras, featuring shows and cruises in a historic Botanical Garden. Southwest Florida's only nationally accredited zoo.
1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd., Naples
239-262-5409
www.napleszoo.org

Eco Tours

Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve & Ostego Bay Marine Science Center
A marine science experience with interactive exhibits, aquariums, collections and displays.
718 Fishermans Wharf, San Carlos Island, Fort Myers Beach
(239)765-8101
www.ostegobay.org

Imaginarium Hands-On Museum & Aquarium

2000 Cranford Avenue, Fort Myers
239-337-3332
www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/1160350

Bailey-Mathews Shell Museum

Explore Sanibel Island and find your own shells! Worth the trip!
www.shellmuseum.org

Lovers Key State Park

Just south of Estero Island on Estero Boulevard
Find shells, look for birds and enjoy the beach. Narrated eco, sunset and shelling boat tours. Canoe and kayak rentals. 365 day/yr.
www.floridastateparks.org/loverskey
www.naturerecreationmanagement.com

Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Sanibel Island
Wildlife Drive is open Saturday through Thursday
CLOSED FRIDAY
7:30 AM to sunset
www.fsw.gov/dingdarling/

Manatee Park

The winter home for the Florida manatees.Seasonal programs resume on Thanksgiving weekend
10901 State Road 80
Located 1.3 miles east of I-75 on Palm Beach Road (SR 80) Exit 141, Fort Myers
239-690-5030
www.leeparks.org/facility_info.cfm?Project_NUM=0088

Adult Fun


Other area golf courses:
www.golfsouthwestflorida.com

Esterra Spa

Full spa service with massages, hair design, manicures and pedicures. Walking distance from Island Winds. Voted Best on the Beach
6231 Estero Boulevard
(239)765-4772
www.esterraspaandsalon.com

Miramar Outlet Mall

Over 140 top designer and brand name outlet stores.
www.miramaroutlets.com

Barbara Mann Performing Arts Center

The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at Edison State College, is set to host such critically acclaimed productions as Wicked, Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, Sweeny Todd, The Pajama Game and Fiddler on the Roof. Barbara B. Mann also plays host to the Moscow Ballet, Gulfcoast Symphony, David Copperfield and many musical artists.
8099 College Pkwy., Fort Myers
(239)481-4849
www.bbmannpah.com

Key West Express

Get away to America's Caribbean paradise on a three and one-half hour cruise from Fort Myers Beach.
888-539-2628
www.seakeywest.com

Event Throughout The Year

Fort Myers Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Calendar

For events and activities in the Fort Myers Beach area check the Chamber of Commerce Website.

Our Local Attractions

  • Swimming, shelling, boating, fishing and biking
  • Volleyball and bocce ball on the beach
  • Golf, tennis, jet skis, parasailing, hiking and birding
  • Stunning nature and wildlife photographic opportunities
  • Both fine and casual dining
  • Theater and nightlife
  • Near Sanibel Island and Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge
  • Near the summer homes/museums of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford on the Caloosahattache River
  • Located minutes from Lover's Key State Park
  • Grocery stores, churches, and shopping galore
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