Day Trips

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,

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,

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 | 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 | 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
View meaningful exhibits of over 1,000 donated artifacts, documents, and original photographs from the Holocaust and World War II at the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of SW Florida in Naples, FL.

Encounter World War II History at The Holocaust Museum in Naples

An important part of 20th century history is contained in The Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center . Conveniently located in Naples, Florida, the Museum has a fascinating collection of artifacts that tell... Read more
Fishermen's Village entrance Punta Gorda, Florida

Shop, Eat and Stay at Fishermen’s Village in Punta Gorda

Located right on the waterfront in Punta Gorda, Florida the collection of shops, restaurants, and resort accommodation is in beautiful warehouse-style buildings. Free to visit with plenty of parking, this recreated Fishermen’s Village... Read more | Take an airboat ride with Everglades Day Safari Fort Myers, Florida.

Discover Florida’s Wild Side on an Everglades Day Safari

The Everglades National Park is as synonymous to the southwest of Florida as Disney World is to Orlando, and attracts a huge number of visitors every year. It’s a wild and natural adventure playground,... Read more | Watersport activity on Gulf of Mexico at Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Things to Do on Vacation in Fort Myers, Sanibel & Captiva Island Florida

Everyone’s ideal vacation looks a little different. From exploring history, seeking thrilling adventures, or simply just lounging poolside with a drink, one size does not fit all when it comes to a Florida... Read more | Visit the southernmost point in the United States in Key West during your Naples and Marco Island, Florida vacation.

Fort Myers & Naples Day Trips – Key West Express

Day trips from Naples, Florida don’t require packing up the family for a long car ride. The Key West Express can take you for a day at the Southernmost Point with less stress,... Read more | Florida, or West Indian Manatees can be found in Florida’s shallow, slow-moving rivers, estuaries, saltwater bays, canals and coastal areas.

See A Florida Manatee

Would you like the experience of seeing a manatee in it’s natural habitat? The adventure begins in Naples, Florida with Captains Barry and Carol aboard one of their eco boats.  See Manatees 2 Ways offers... Read more