Welcome to Fort Myers
Popular Fort Myers attractions include the Edison and Ford winter homes, Harborside Convention Hall, a yacht basin and Centennial Park.
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Fort Myers is a city rich with museums, historical landmarks, and yearly celebrations. Visitors will find it easy to find a place to stay, with luxury resorts, budget-friendly inns, and hotels with internet service that cater specifically to the business traveler.
Be sure to visit the Southwest Florida Museum of History which opened in 1982, having been transformed from the old railroad passenger depot and surroundings lands on Peck and Monroe Streets. In addition, tourists can enjoy a Downtown Walking Tour exploring the historic buildings of Fort Myers.
Families will enjoy the Imaginarium which features a hurricane simulator and many exciting hands-on and interactive exhibits for children of all ages. For the very littlest folks there is an early-childhood area.
With over 250,000 visitors each year, the Edison and Ford Winter Estates are the biggest tourist attraction in the city. In fact it is the 9th most popular national historic site in the United States. Explore the 15,000 square-foot museum which showcases Edison and Ford memorabilia, the 14 acre tropical garden and take a guided tour through the homes and laboratory as well...read more »
Edison Ford Winter Estate
Museum and store. Nine National Register Historic buildings as well as the Botanical and Research Gardens. The historic research and contemporary gardens consist of approximately 20 acres of lush tropical botanical gardens, 500 unique plants, flowers and trees, including 4 champion trees, federal C.I.T.E.S. orchid program and propagation greenhouse and nursery.
Open year-round (except for Christmas & Thanksgiving) 7 days a week 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m
2350 Mcgregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL
1815 Fowler St, Fort Myers, FL
Calusa Nature Center & Planetarum
3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers, FL
Lover's Key State Recreation
8700 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL
Fort Myers Historical Museum
2300 Peck St, Fort Myers, FL
Imaginarium Hands On Museum
2000 Cranford Ave, Fort Myers, FL
Peace River Nature Cruise - Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
Discover this part of the river, which many large alligators call home. During cooler weather, they absorb energy by leaving the water and sunning themselves on the mud banks.
We'll visit 2 active rookeries where we'll see birds that may include wood storks, great white egrets, snowy egrets, roseate spoonbill, brown pelican, tri-colored herons, ibises and osprey. In nesting season, the rookeries are spectacular!
We'll pass by the old phosphate ghost town, Liverpool, the center of phosphate processing and trans shipment from 1885 to 1920.