Fort Meyers and Fort Meyers Beach, FL
Known as the “City of Palms” for its palm lined streets, Fort Myers is rich in history. Additionally, the beaches of Estero Island along the Gulf of Mexico make this destination a favorite in Southwest Florida. There are seven miles of white sand beaches and more than 100 barrier islands that can be explored and enjoyed. This area offers world class fishing, golfing as well as other attractions and is a desired haven for dining, shopping, and nightlife.
Fort Myers claimed additional fame as a place of winter residences for Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Currently, The Edison & Ford Winter Estates cover 20 acres of gardens, historic homes and museum exhibits that are a favorite tour stop for visitors. Times Square, in the heart of downtown Estero Island provides an enjoyable outdoor dining experience featuring street performers and plenty of shops to explore. Water sports, parasailing, tennis, movie theatres, marinas, casino boats, and other venues of entertainment abound that will keep your schedule full. If you want relaxation, enjoy the sun and beach, gather sea shells, swim or sunbathe.
Fort Myers/Fort Myers Beach is a place you can do it all and is a gateway to several islands, including Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Check out fortmyers-sanibel.com for more information.