Local Attractions

LINKS TO VACATION FUN IN THE FORT MYERS AREA!

Make every precious moment count while you enjoy your stay at our luxury vacation home in Fort Myers Beach. Below you will find some suggestions and links to investigate resources. Things to do on and off the island to make your vacation, reunion, or retreat a success.

Fort Myers/Fort Myers Beach

SHOPPING

The Tanger/Sanibel Outlet mall is just a few miles from Fort Myers Beach. 
There are over 50 brand-name stores there, including Jones New York, Coach, the Gap, Zales , SAS Shoes, and Fossil Just to mention a few. 
http://www.tangeroutlet.com

At the corner of US 41 and Cypress Lake you will find the Bell Tower Shops 
Included at Bell Tower are Banana Republic, Williams-Sonoma, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Saks Fifth Avenue just to name a few. You will also find many choices for fine and casual dinning at the Bell Towers. http://www.thebelltowershops.com

Miramar Outlet Mall

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

BOATING

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

Salty Sam’s Marina 
http://www.saltysamsmarina.com

Snook Bight Marina 
http://www.snookbightmarina.com

Fish Tale Marina 
http://www.sunsetride.com

THINGS TO DO

Attractions 
http://fortmyersbeachchamber.org/things-to-do-on-ft-myers-beach/

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

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/

FLEA MASTERS’S FLEA MARKET

Drive north from the beach about 30 minutes to 4135 Dr. M.L. King Jr. Blvd. Ft. Myers. There is plenty of free parking and free admission. Treat yourself to Fleamaster’s festive atmosphere, pick up a week’s supply of fresh produce, and stroll through the hundreds of bargain packed booths. You’ll discover outlets for many of your favorite name brands, fashions, sportswear and home decor. Plus an eclectic mix of arts and crafts, antiques and collectibles, yummy food treats and lots more.

http://www.fleamall.com

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BASEBALL

Lee County Stadium offers a variety of events. It is the spring training campof the Minnesota Twins and home to the Miracles Professional Baseball team. The stadium is located about 20 minutes from the beach at 14400 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers. 
http://www.miraclebaseball.com

In late fall Lee County Stadium hosts the Roy Hobbs tournament. Roy Hobbs Baseball is people like you who love the game of baseball and have determined that anyone, any age, can play the greatest of America’s team sports. Roy Hobbs Baseball is primarily an organization geared to 30-and-over competition. The Boston Red Sox facility is also in Fort Myers at City of Palms Park, 4301 Edison Ave. For more information and schedules please check: http://www.4sarasota.com/redsox.html