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    Cape Coral

    Northwest of Fort Myers, Cape Coral was originally laid out to resemble the Italy's Venice, but on the Gulf of Mexico.  The Cape's man-made canal systems were instrumental in its residential and commercial growth and expansion. Popular outdoor attractions here, include Sun Splash Family Waterpark and Mike Greenwell's Bat-A-Ball and Family Fun Park.  With more than 30 parks, Cape Coral offers nature...  Read more »

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    Captiva Island

    Best Known For...

    • Sunsets

    • The "downtown" Village area

    • Outdoor Dining

    • Popular Resorts

    • Creative People

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    Fort Myers' beautiful downtown is a riverfront district that hosts many special events throughout the year.   Fronting the calm, wide Caloosahatchee River, downtown is an eclectic mix of classic old architecture and exciting clubs and restaurants.   Hotel Indigo is a popular boutique hotel with a rooftop bar and live entertainment.  Florida Rep is an award-winning theater that features cutting-edge...  Read more »

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    Fort Myers Beach

    Fifteen minutes south of Fort Myers along the Gulf coast is Fort Myers Beach. A popular retreat for vacationers with many quaint restaurants like Channel Mark Restaurant and unique hotels like Pointe Estero Beach Resort, it offers charter fishing, cruises and tours to neighboring islands or all the way to Key West. Entertainment can be found at Indian Creek Plaza.

  • Iona 5


    Best Known For...

    • Nearby Beaches

    • Great Restaurants

    • Waterfront Neighborhoods

    • Outlet Mall

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    Sanibel Island

    Southwest of Fort Myers is the popular island of Sanibel, 12 miles long and 5 miles wide.  Known around the world for its unparalled seashell-laden beaches, Sanibel also has a reputation for great fishing, watersports, bird watching and other outdoor pursuits.  The best way to get around the island is by bicycle;  there's a 17-mile bike path.   Seafood restaurants are plenty, and dress code is island...  Read more »