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Tips for visiting J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel, Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Tips for Visiting J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel

Sanibel Island is a barrier island near Fort Myers, Florida with access via a causeway charging a $6 toll for vehicles (2019 prices). Over two-thirds of this tranquil vacation destination is designated as a... Read more
Museum of the Everglades is located near Naples in Everglades City, Florida with exhibits about the development of SW Florida, building of the Tamiami Trail, and how Hurricane Donna changed history. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Explore Southwest Florida History at Museum of the Everglades

The Museum of the Everglades is a fascinating museum in a former laundry building in Everglades City, Florida. However, the name of the museum does not accurately describe the fantastic exhibits. If you... Read more
The Gamble Plantation in Ellenton is an easy day trip from Sarasota, Florida. The antebellum mansion is the only surviving plantation home in South Florida and was once the headquarters of an extensive sugar plantation. Must Do Visitor Guides

Tour Gamble Plantation Historic State Park

Florida has a relatively short settler history, but the Gamble Plantation in Ellenton, Florida packs in plenty of famous names, Civil War history, and settler lifestyle. This grand mansion is the oldest building in... Read more
Discover why Florida Repertory Theatre in Fort Myers is one of America's Top Repertory Companies. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Historic Florida Repertory Theatre in Downtown Fort Myers

Heralded by the Wall Street Journal as “One of America’s Top Repertory Companies”, the award-winning Florida Repertory Theatre continues to entertain audiences in Southwest Florida. The Florida Rep is located in the Historic Arcade... Read more
Florida’s subtropical climate is ideal for showy blooms, orchids, and flowering trees. Here’s our list of the best public gardens to visit in Southwest Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Top 5 Botanical Gardens to Visit in Southwest Florida

If you want a day filled with color, fragrance, and fresh air, why not plan to stroll around one of these top Southwest Florida gardens? The tough part will be choosing which one... Read more
Sarasota Day Trips Bok Tower Gardens. Explore 50 acres of meandering pathways and gardens, listen to the beautiful bells of the Singing Tower carillon, and stroll through a Mediterranean-style mansion. Plan your visit. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com

Sarasota, Florida Day Trip to Bok Tower Gardens

By Laurén Ettinger Located just two hours from Sarasota, Florida, Bok Tower Gardens transports visitors into a tranquil respite. Guests can wander through 50 acres of meandering pathways and gardens, listen to the... Read more
The thriving Art Center Sarasota in downtown Sarasota, Florida includes four exhibition galleries and a sculpture garden. Plan your visit. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Visiting Art Center Sarasota

Art Center Sarasota is one of the longest established attractions in the Sarasota, Florida area. It began as the Sarasota Art Association in 1926 and has developed into the current cultural powerhouse which includes... Read more
Take a self-guided tour of five historic gardens that are a beautiful complement to Naples Florida’s oldest house, Historic Palm Cottage. Photo by Nita Ettinger. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Visiting Norris Gardens at Historic Palm Cottage in Naples

By: Gillian Birch If you are visiting Naples Historical Society’s Historic Palm Cottage, the oldest surviving house in Naples, Florida take a peek through the gate into the neighboring garden and appreciate the... Read more
A must-see for residents and visitors to Southwest Florida is the manatee and Lee County Manatee Park is a great spot to see them. Read on to learn the best time to visit. Must Do Visitor Guides

Manatee Park in Fort Myers is a Great Place to See Manatees

One of the must-see animals for residents and visitors to Southwest Florida is the manatee and Lee County Manatee Park has a great viewing area for spotting them. Also known as “sea cows” due... Read more
How to spend the perfect beach day at Lowdermilk Park in Naples, Florida. Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

The Beach at Lowdermilk Park in Naples

Just off Gulf Shore Blvd North, Lowdermilk Park is one of the top beaches and parks in Naples, Florida. Ideal for families and those looking for water-based fun and recreation, this public beach... Read more
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