Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Type: Historic Sites, Tours and Excursions



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Holiday Attractions: The Edison & Ford Winter Estates is one of the most popular attractions in the Fort Myers area. Visitors come here year round but get an extra special treat during the holiday season. The historic...  Read More
Museums: The Edison & Ford Winter Estates cover more than 20 acres along the Caloosahatchee River, offering a glimpse into the lives of two of America's greatest inventors, Thomas A. Edison and Henry Ford....  Read More
Outdoor Activities: The Edison & Ford Winter Estates cover more than 20 acres along the Caloosahatchee River, offering a glimpse into the lives of two of America's greatest inventors: Thomas Edison and Henry Ford....  Read More
Best Attractions & Activities: It's no wonder why the Edison & Ford Winter Estates are some of Fort Myers' most popular attractions. Covering more than 20 acres, this historic complex on the Caloosahatchee River offers an...  Read More
Tours and Excursions: The Edison & Ford Winter Estates cover more than 20 acres along the Caloosahatchee River, offering a glimpse into the lives of two of America's greatest inventors, Thomas A. Edison and Henry Ford....  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9am-5:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $20; Child (6-12) $11; Child (5 and under) Free

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  • Best for Holiday Attractions Because: The grounds come alive at night with thousands of lights and unique decorations in the buildings and gardens of the landmark estates.
  • Best for Museums Because: A fascinating look at the life of and the most important inventions of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Step back in time at the sprawling winter homes and gardens of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, situated on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The lush estates house the actual lab of America's greatest inventor, Thomas Edison as well as original Model T's from his friend Henry Ford.
  • Best for Tours and Excursions Because: The winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are among the most famous attractions in the area. The guided tours offer fascinating information.

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