Top 10 Family Activities in Greater Fort Myers area
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Fort Myers top 10 Family Fun

Families can enjoy spending time together exploring and learning about the area’s one-of-a-kind wildlife, sea life, rich history, and numerous educational and entertainment activities. When you are in need of an activity to do on a rainy afternoon or once the kids are waterlogged from the beach, and the pool, there are lots of great ways to keep them entertained.

Fort Myers Family Vacations – Things to Do

Happy kids make for great vacations, and sometimes a break from the sun and sand is a welcome change. An afternoon at a museum or science center can provide an indoor educational break. We have provided the Top 10 family fun activities below.

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NASCRAB Racing at The Crow’s Nest
The NASCRAB Races are a tradition spanning 25 years at The Crow’s Nest restaurant, located in the ‘Tween Waters Inn Island Resort. NASCRAB is a must do if you are visiting Captiva Island. Watch hermit crabs go more

Ostego Bay Foundation Marine Science Center
Explore the natural marine life of Ostego Bay through exhibits, hands-on activities, and touch tanks. Many of the center's aquatic species only come out at feeding time, so be sure to call ahead for the daily feeding more

Salty Sam’s Pirate Cruise
Climb aboard a replica Spanish galleon and join a crew of enthusiastic Pirates for an adventure on the Gulf of Mexico. The all ages cruise is fun for everyone, and is a perfect way to enjoy great views of Fort Myers Beach. more

Lakes Regional Park
Whether you're interested in hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, birdwatching, or picnicking, Lee County's Lakes Regional Park offers it all in droves.  Kids will love the rock climbing wall, playground, water feature more

Imaginarium Science Center
The Imaginarium Science Center in Fort Myers truly gives children the opportunity to come face-to-face with science and nature. Read our blog article about Imaginarium more

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation
With over four miles of nature trails and an observation tower overlooking the Sanibel River, as well as in-depth educational programs and nature walks, this impressive conservation foundation on Sanibel Island is a must-see for families more

C'mon - Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples
The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon) is Collier County’s first learning environment devoted exclusively to child’s play, the serious business of discovery that helps children attain hallmark milestones more

Sanibel Public Library
Sanibel Public Library is the perfect escape spot on a rainy day. Visitor’s can purchase a temporary library card for just $10, and have access to DVDs, state of the art computer lab, books, magazines and more. more

Holiday Water Sports
Make your vacation one to remember with fun activities from Fort Myers Beach Holiday Water Sports. Read our more

Shell Factory & Nature Park
The Shell Factory & Nature Park continues to be one of the most popular places in Fort Myers to peruse trinkets and shell treasures. Enjoy breakfast at their more

The Fort Myers, Sanibel-Captiva area is full of wildlife refuges, secluded bays and nature preserves that are teaming with wildlife for you and the kids to discover. You can venture out on your own or hire a local to be your guide for the day - regardless there are lots of fun things to do together as a family.

If the kids need to burn off some steam try a local arcade, miniature golf, go-karts or fossil-hunting adventure for a day of fun that will keep everyone entertained for hours on end. 

After family fun and activities there enjoy some of the best restaurants in the Fort Myers area. No matter what you are looking to do with the family, the Fort Myers, Sanibel-Captiva area provides activities and excitement for the entire household.


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