Day Trips

Grab the Girls for a Weekend Getaway to Fort Myers, Sanibel and Captiva Island, Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com

Grab the Girls for a Weekend Getaway in Fort Myers, Sanibel and Captiva Islands

By Susan Finch Fort Myers, Sanibel Island, and Captiva Island beckon nature lovers and friends looking for an outdoor, low-key adventure along Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. Newcomers will find plenty to do from kayaking... Read more
Fort Myers has the highest number of sunshine hours in the whole of Florida – even more than Miami and Key West! Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey. #Florida #FortMyers #vacation #beaches #thingstodo

Surprising Facts About Fort Myers, Sanibel, and Captiva

How well do you think you know the area around Fort Myers, Sanibel and Captiva Islands? Whether you are a native to Southwest Florida or a first-time visitor, we’re sure you’ll find something... Read more
8 Southwest Florida Must Do Experiences include Florida’s gulf coast which is famous for producing flaming red, pink, and orange skies at sunset. Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey. #sunset #florida #vacation #beaches

8 Must Do Experiences in Southwest Florida

By Gillian Birch There’s more to Florida than sunshine, sand, and golf – although they are all great reasons to visit! Why not add one of these must-do experiences to your trip and... Read more
Cape Coral was developed on 400 miles of manmade canals with access to the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, this city near Fort Myers, Florida has plenty of family-friendly things to do. | Must Do Visitor Guides

Things to Do in Cape Coral

You’ll find plenty to do in Cape Coral, a popular coastal city between Fort Myers and Pine Island on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Developed on 400 miles of manmade canals with access to the... Read more
Don’t be deceived by the laid-back island atmosphere on Matlacha—international artist Leoma Lovegrove’s Lovegrove Gallery and Gardens if filled with her vibrantly colorful paintings. | Must Do Visitor Guides

Visiting Historic Matlacha, Florida

If you want to experience the colorful charm and laid-back lifestyle of turn-of-the-century Florida, the old fishing village of Matlacha is the place to visit. With a population of under 800, this waterfront... Read more
Jet ski rentals and tours, water sport activities on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida. Fort Myers Beach, Naples, Sanibel, Sarasota, Siesta Key. Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey. | Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com

Things to Do in Southwest Florida

The beautiful region of Southwest Florida runs from the south end of Tampa Bay down the barrier islands and estuaries of Sarasota, Fort Myers, and Naples to the vast uninhabited acres of the... Read more
The Sanibel Lighthouse is an iconic landmark at the east end of Sanibel Island. You can’t climb the 130-year-old lighthouse, but the grounds are always open for walks along the boardwalk and nature trails. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com

Things to do on Sanibel, Florida

Frequently featured in the Top 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in the USA, Sanibel Island is a tiny barrier island reached by a causeway from Fort Myers, Florida. This laid-back island is 12 miles... Read more
Kayaking is a great way to discover nesting waterbirds, wading herons, and other Florida wildlife in their native habitat. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com.

Things to Do in Fort Myers Florida

Located on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River, the city of Fort Myers is one of Florida’s top tourist destinations. One of the main attractions is beautiful Fort Myers Beach on a long... Read more
MustDo.com | Luna, a leucistic (or albino) screech owl, is one of Peace River Wildlife Center's most popular residents. Punta Gorda, Florida.

A Visit To Peace River Wildlife Center

Located on the Ponce de Leon Park overlooking Charlotte Harbor, the Peace River Wildlife Center in Punta Gorda is within easy reach of both Fort Myers and Sarasota. The center has two aims:... Read more
MustDo.com | With Cinderella’s Castle and six themed areas, DisneyWorld really can be more than just a one-day visit. Your admission includes Main Street USA, Adventureland, Frontierland, Tomorrowland, Fantasyland and Liberty Square. As well as meeting famous Disney characters, the park has plenty of rides, shops and things to do, from a Jungle Cruise to It’s a Small World.

Visiting Orlando Theme Parks

By: Gillian Birch Orlando is less than two hours’ drive from Sarasota, making it easy to make a day trip to Disney, SeaWorld, Epcot, Harry Potter and the other amazing attractions in Orlando. Bear... Read more
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