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Things to do in Fort Myers With Kids

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Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers, Sanibel, and Captiva Island, Florida offer a ton of family fun activities! 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 entertaining 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.

Family Fun 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  family fun activities below.

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Things to do in Fort Myers With Kids

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Captiva Cruises' Dolphin Watch & Wildlife Adventure Cruise

Since 1986, Captiva Cruises in Captiva Island, Florida has been offering eco tours through Pine Island Sound, Southwest Florida’s estuary and National Wildlife Refuge. The crew aboard Captiva Cruises’ vessels love to share their in-depth knowledge and passion for the area while passengers marvel at the abundant native wildlife and learn the area’s rich history. Print or present COUPON  below to save on... Read More
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Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation in Florida

Wildlife Trails, Nature Center And Butterfly House 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 and nature lovers alike. Guided trail walks are offered regularly throughout the year. Shoreline discovery walks, self-guided tours, and many... Read More
Both kids and adults can enjoy 120 indoor games, simulator rides, prize machines, and mini bowling in the state-of-the-art GameTime Fort Myers, Florida arcade. #KidsActivities #FortMyers #Florida #vacation #arcade #thingstodo

GameTime Arcade & Restaurant in Fort Myers

Family Fun Activities, Entertainment, and Parties Kids and adults can enjoy 120 indoor games, simulator rides, prize machines, and mini bowling in Fort Myers’ state-of-the-art mega arcade. GameTime is a 22,000 square-foot entertainment center, restaurant, and sports bar offering fun entertainment for the entire family. Players use gaming cards, similar to a credit card, that keep track of gaming credits and tickets, which can... Read More
The IMAG History and Science Center in Fort Myers, Florida truly gives adults and children the opportunity to come face-to-face with science and nature through hands-on exhibits. | Must Do Visitor Guides

IMAG History and Science Center in Fort Myers

The IMAG History and Science Center in Fort Myers, Florida truly gives children the opportunity to come face-to-face with science and nature with over 60 interactive exhibits! Featuring a combination of history and science exhibits to spark everyone’s interest. Learn how Fort Myers got its name and other Fort Myers history. Discover and explore historically themed exhibits about area boating and fishing, Native... Read More
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Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples

Kid-Friendly Interactive Learning The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’MON) is a 38,000-square-foot museum for families located in the North Collier Regional Park in Naples, Florida. C'MON features 12 family fun exhibit galleries and thousands of interactive experiences. Kids, parents, and grandparents can visit foreign lands like Thailand, England, and Germany, become a farmer, engineer, or veterinarian, sit in an igloo, climb a giant banyan... Read More
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Holiday Water Sports in Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach Water Activities for the Entire Family Make your vacation to Fort Myers, Florida one to remember with fun activities from Fort Myers Beach Holiday Water Sports. Fun And Exciting WaveRunner Dolphin Tours The entire family will enjoy the Dolphin Adventure Tour on WaveRunners! See dolphins and other wildlife on this 90-minute guided WaveRunner Dolphin Adventure Tour around Estero Island. Holiday Water Sports... Read More
MustDo.com | Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is a great family outing where kids can watch alligator feedings, snake shows & their favorite wild animals Naples, Florida. Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey.

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

Families will discover a full day of fun activities and rarely seen species like the giant anteater and Florida panther.  You’ll also find favorites such as lions, bears, cheetahs, and parrots at this nationally accredited zoo and historic botanical garden. Naples Zoo is also one of only a few zoos in the USA that house honey badgers! With a focus on conservation... Read More
Enjoy water fun at Naples Sun-N-Fun Lagoon water park which is located in North Collier Regional County Park in Naples, Florida. Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey

Sun-N-Fun Lagoon in Naples

Family Fun Waterpark Sun-N-Fun Lagoon is currently closed for renovations 7/20 Take a break from the beaches of Fort Myers, Sanibel, and Captiva, and pack the kids in the car, and head about an hour south to Naples, Florida where the entire family can spend a fun-filled day splashing about and cooling off at a waterpark! Sun-N-Fun’s variety of water features will keep the... Read More
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Salty Sam’s Pirate Cruise in Fort Myers Beach

Climb aboard Pieces of Eight a replica Spanish galleon and join a crew of enthusiastic Pirates for an adventure on the Gulf of Mexico. Salty Sam's Pirate Cruise is fun for all ages and is a perfect way to enjoy great views of Fort Myers Beach and Matanzas Pass. Snacks, drinks, souvenirs, and restrooms are available onboard. Pieces of Eight pirate ship is handicap... Read More
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Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers

Family Fun Things to do at Lakes Park Whether you're interested in hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, birdwatching, or picnicking, Lee County's 279-acre Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers, Florida offers it all in droves. Kids will love the rock climbing wall, playground, water feature playground (splash park) and the Miniature Railroad and Train Village. Miniature Railroad offers a 1.5-mile ride around... Read More