5 Things To Do On Your Vacation to Fort Myers

Are you wondering what to do on your vacation to Fort Myers? Or even why Fort Myers is the perfect destination for a vacation?

We’ve got you covered! Here is a list of a few of our favorite things to do for vacation in the Fort Myers area. 

  1. Walk the Six Mile Slough Preserve

The beach isn’t’ the only outdoor adventure you can have while staying in Fort Myers. If you love nature and want to catch a glimpse of wildlife in their natural habitat, we highly recommend walking the Six Mile Slough Preserve. Stroll the boardwalk through lush acres of Florida’s wetland ecosystem, and be on the lookout for all kinds of wildlife. Travelers have been known to spot everything from turtles and wading birds to alligators and snakes. 

  1. Day Trip to the Everglades

One of the most unique things about Fort Myers is its proximity to the Everglades. If you feel like being a little extra adventurous, we recommend taking a guided airboat tour of the Everglades. You will learn about the fascinating ecosystem of Florida’s swampland while experiencing it firsthand. The boat tours also include an interactive reptile show that won’t disappoint. 

  1. Visit Thomas Edison’s Home 

The famous inventors Thomas Edison and Henry Ford built their winter estates in Fort Myers, and they are now open to tourists today. You can tour their personal residences, historic buildings, award-winning gardens, and research lab and inventions museum. A must-see for any history buff!

  1. Spend a day on Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island offers the most beautiful beach views with powder white sand and blue water. It is also known for its beautiful shells, making it a great place to spend the day hunting for treasure. You can stop for a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants and cafes along Periwinkle Way, and then spend the rest of the evening exploring the island’s various shops and galleries. 

  1. See a game at JetBlue Park

Home of Red Sox spring training is a must for every sports fan. The ballpark is modeled after Fenway Park and includes state-of-the-art training facilities. Whether or not the Red Sox players are there training, there are always games and events taking place at the ballpark, making it a fun family outing. 

These are just a few of the fun things you can do on your vacation to Fort Myers. To find out the best place to stay, and other activities and events Fort Myers has to offer, check out our website and contact us today!

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