• Edison & Ford Winter Estates
  • Edison & Ford Winter Estates
  • Edison & Ford Winter Estates
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Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Type: Historic Sites, Tours and Excursions

Map / Directions 10Best Says

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 intriguing glimpse into...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.

Map / Directions Admissions:

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

  • 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 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.
  • Best for Things to Do in December Because: During Holiday Nights, the grounds come alive with thousands of lights and unique decorations in the buildings and gardens of the landmark estates.
  • Best for Things to Do in Fall Because: The waterfront estates of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford seem a little more breezy this time of year; the history is always fascinating.
  • Best for Museums Because: A fascinating look at the life of and the most important inventions of Thomas Edison and 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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