Things to do in Fort Myers Southwest Florida on Vacation

Attractions & Things to Do - Fort Myers, Florida

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Activities & Tours

Imaginarium

2000 Cranford Avenue
Fort Myers FL 33916
239-337-3332   Fax: 239-337-2109

975 6th Avenue South

Bird Watching
Naples FL
239-775-4936   Fax: 239-417-8977

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

1590 Goodlette Rd
Naples FL 34102
(239) 262-5409
Attractions

Cape Coral Historical Museum

544 Cultural Park Blvd.
Cape Coral FL 33915
239-772-7037   Fax: 239-573-7518

Lemon Tree Gallery

420 W. Dearborn St.
Englewood FL 34223
(941) 474-5700   Fax: (941) 475-1500

Alliance for the Arts

10091 McGregor Boulevard
Fort Myers FL 33919
239-939-ARTS [2787]   Fax: 239-939-0794

Calusa Nature Center & Plantetarium

3450 Ortiz Ave.
Fort Myers FL 33905
239-275-3435   Fax: 239-275-9016

Southwest Florida Museum of History

2300 Peck Street
Fort Myers FL 33901
239-332-5955

Everglades Excursion

1010 6th Avenue
Naples FL 34102
239-262-1914   Fax: 239-262-6967
Beaches

Lover's Key Beach

8700 Estero Blvd.
Fort Myers Beach FL 33931


Lover’s Key State Park was ranked as the fourth most popular destination in the Florida State Park system. Lover’s Key is a group of islands in the Gulf of Mexico between Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Beach. Motorboats are not permitted within the park, but kayaking and canoeing are popular. The two mile long beach is accessible by boardwalk or tram and is popular for shelling, swimming, picnicking, and sunbathing. It has picnic areas, canoe rentals, restrooms, rinse-off showers and a snack bar. The bay side has a boat ramp, volleyball areas and more picnic areas.


The Finer Side of Island Life

Naples FL


In this Southwest Florida beach town, elements of big city life mix with miles of beautiful coastline to create a rich, tropical air. Here, it's just as natural to go strolling through high-end boutiques and art galleries in Naples' fashionable downtown as it is to go barefoot, collecting seashells on a pristine island.


Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island FL


Located on the Gulf Coast of Florida near Fort Myers, Sanibel Island is world renowned for its shelling beaches. Almost a third of the island is covered by the J. N. Darling National Wildlife Refuge, with excellent bird watching opportunities. The city of Sanibel enjoys a laidback lifestyle and is determined to keep it. There are no stoplights on the island, and no new buildings are allowed that are higher than the tallest palm trees.


Boating & Fishing

Gulf Breeze Charters

PO Box 100216
Cape Coral FL 33910
(239) 945-3130

Captain Jack's Charters

1450 Beach Road
Englewood FL 34223
(941) 475-4511

Island Adventures Boat

Palm Island Marina
Englewood FL
941-408-5138

Royal Palm Marina

779 W. Wentworth
Englewood FL 34223
941-475-6882   Fax: 941-473-7525

Marco Island Sea Excursions, Inc.

705 E. Elkcam Circle
Marco Island FL 34145
(239) 642-6400   Fax: (239) 642-4879

Marco River Marina

951 Bald Eagle Drive
Marco Island FL 34145
(239) 642-5415

Satisfaction Guaranteed Charters

599 S. Collier Blvd
Marco Island FL
239-642-9779

SixChuter Charters

P.O. Box 1255
Marco Island FL 34146
239-389-1575
Entertainment & Nightlife

Cultural Park Theatre

528 Cultural Park Blvd.
Cape Coral FL 33990
239-772-58662   Fax: 239-772-5783

Florida Rep

2267 1st Street
Fort Myers FL 33901
239-332-4488

Southwest Florida Symphony

4560 Via Royale, Suite 2
Fort Myers FL 33919
418-0996   Fax: 418-0725
Golf Courses

Cape Coral Executive Golf Club

1006 SE 4th Pl.,
Cape Coral FL
239-574-4454

Coral Oaks Golf Course

1800 NW 28th Ave.
Cape Coral FL
239-283-4100

Palmetto Pine Country Club

1940 SW 9th Ct
Cape Coral FL
239-574-2141

Royal Tee Country Club

11460 Royal Tee Cr. NW
Cape Coral FL
239-283-5522

The Golf Club

4003 Palm Tree Blvd.
Cape Coral FL
239-542-3191

Boca Royale Golf & Country Club

1601 Englewood Road
Englewood FL 34223
(941) 475-6464   Fax: (941) 473-2500

Myakka Pines Golf Club

2550 South River Road
Englewood FL 34295
941.474.1753

Arrowhead Golf Club

2205 Heritage Greens Dr.
Naples FL 34119
239-596-1000

Lely Flamingo Island Club & Mustang Golf Club

8004 Lely Resort Blvd.
Naples FL 34113
239-793-2223
Professional Services

Marco Island Photography

1100 Swallow Ave.
Marco Island FL 34145
239-642-9685

Marco Island Photography

1083 N. Collier Blvd. # 201
Marco Island FL
(239) 642-3500
Restaurants

New York NY Pizza

159 Hancock Bridge Pkwy
Cape Coral FL 33990
239-772-9005

Farlows on the Water

2080 South McCall Road
Englewood FL
941-474-5343

Prime Time Steak & Spirits

5855 Placida Road
Englewood FL 34224
941-697-7799

Spanky's Sports Bar

299 S. Indians Ave.
Englewood FL 34223
941-474-5265

Tara Steakhouse on Marco Island

969 N. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island FL
239-394-0212

The Snook Inn

1215 Bald Eagle Drive
Marco Island FL 34145
239-394-3313   Fax: 239-394-7053

Fishery Restaurant

Old Florida Style Waterfront Dining
Placida FL
941-697-2451
Shopping

Englewood Flower Mart & Gifts

4549 Tamiami Trial
Port Charlotte FL 33980
941 624 5050
Transportation

Southwest Florida International Airport

11000 Terminal Access Road
Fort Myers FL 33913
239-590-4800

Around Naples and Fort Myers, Florida

TOP 5: THESE ARE YOUR BEST BETS FOR MAY 7-9 IN NAPLES, MARCO ISLAND
Laugh at a comedy club, enjoy '80s rock and concert under the stars are among your best bets this weekend.

      
- Naples Daily News


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES, MARCO THIS WEEKEND
An '80s rock in concert, standup comedy and a show under the starts are among this weekends best bets.

      
- Naples Daily News


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES, BONITA, ESTERO THIS WEEKEND
Head into the wild, see fast cars, enjoy music and more this weekend in Naples and south Lee County.

      
- Naples Daily News


TOP 5: THESE ARE YOUR BEST BETS FOR APRIL 30-MAY 2 IN NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS
See fast cars, explore the wild and more this weekend.

      
- Naples Daily News


TOP 5: THERE ARE YOUR BEST BETS FOR APRIL 23-25 IN NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS
An outdoor craft fair, a poetry competition and outdoor jazz concert are among fun events to try this weekend

      
- Naples Daily News


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES, BONITA THIS WEEKEND
A poetry competition, photo exhibit and outdoor concert are among your best bets for this weekend.

      
- Naples Daily News


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See a play, enjoy a concert and more.

      
- Naples Daily News


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See a play, enjoy a free concert, listen to 1960s and '70s music and more this weekend.

      
- Naples Daily News


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES, BONITA THIS WEEKEND
A musical about America's beloved scary and silly family, checkout island sounds and more are your best bets this weekend in Naples and Bonita.

      
- Naples Daily News


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS THIS WEEKEND
It's the last chance to see a Naples play, take the kids to a treasure hunt and more this weekend.

      
- Naples Daily News


EASTER EGG HUNT DRAWS MORE THAN 100 CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
The "First Annual Egg-Stra Special Egg Hunt" brought smiles to dozens of children and parents on the fields of Golden Gate Community Park on Sunday.

     
- Naples Daily News


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES, BONITA THIS WEEKEND
Some of your best bets this weekend include a free concert in the park, an art show and classic rock show.

     
- Naples Daily News


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES, BONITA THIS WEEKEND
Tacos and margaritas, last call on a Naples art fair and more are this weekend's best bets.

     
- Naples Daily News


WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THIS YEAR'S COLLIER COUNTY FAIR: TICKETS, NEW ACTIVITIES, COVID SAFETY
Collier County's 45th fair offers a slate of new activities and  — a grizzly bear show, a Cinderella beauty contest, bingo, performing puppies and more.

     
- Naples Daily News


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES, BONITA, MARCO THIS WEEKEND
Attend a home and garden show, enjoy a staged reading or see a great local band this weekend for your best bets.

     
- Naples Daily News


THE WONDER GARDENS HOSTS PARROTS AND PARASOLS EVENT TO CELEBRATE BIRDS, MORE
Visitors to the Bonita Springs landmark spent time with parrots, owls and peacocks and more.

     
- Naples Daily News


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES, BONITA, MARCO THIS WEEKEND
See a musical, take in an island art show, hear beach music and more as your best bets this weekend.

     
- Naples Daily News


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS THIS WEEKEND
Last chance to see a fun play and return of live music at popular Naples venue are among this weekend's best bets.

     
- Naples Daily News


VOICES OF NAPLES SING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS, DESPITE THE HURDLES
Audiences this Sunday can see the result of strong determination, even with pandemic restrictions, from Voices of Naples.

     
- Naples Daily News


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS THIS WEEKEND
Art shows, Greek food and Naples' own Mardi Gras are among the best bets this weekend in Naples and Bonita.

     
- Naples Daily News


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS THIS WEEKEND
Dining options for Valentine's Day, a brilliant pianist, comedy and more highlight this weekend's top five things to do.

     
- Naples Daily News


KEEP IT FRESH: 5 CUTE DATES TO TRY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA
If you're looking for a way to toss up your typical date night plans, Southwest Florida is home to too many fun outings to name, from simple to elaborate.

     
- Naples Daily News


YOUR GUIDE TO ART FESTIVALS IN THE FORT MYERS AND NAPLES AREA, INCLUDING NEW COVID-19 RULES
Southwest Florida's art festivals have a big safety advantage over most events: They already happen outdoors. But organizers haven't stopped there.

     
- Fort Myers News-Press


HERE'S THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES THIS WEEKEND
A big car show, comedy king, movie, music and more highlight this weekend's best bets in Naples.

     
- Naples Daily News


CARS ON FIFTH READY TO REV UP DOWNTOWN NAPLES ON SATURDAY
The event is the biggest fundraiser of the year for St. Matthew's House, Collier County's lone emergency homeless shelter.

     
- Naples Daily News


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