The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel
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The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel: Time To Go With The Flow.
A living reminder of old Florida’s halcyon days – sun-drenched & carefree – The Fort Myers and Sanibel Island area on the state’s Gulf Coast, offers unspoiled white sand beaches, exotic wildlife, lush subtropical foliage, and a relaxed, ‘go with the flow’ approach to life that makes for absolutely perfect vacation escapes
A sanctuary for families looking for some quality time, for couples looking for romance, and for friends just looking to unwind and enjoy, The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel invite you to sit back and relax, or dive into a wide array of outdoor activities as you explore this alluring natural wilderness.
Spend days discovering this area’s history at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates, wander the white sand beaches collecting shells along the way,
go golfing, fishing, biking, shopping and dining, or luxuriate at the spa.
Explore Sanibel and Captiva, or venture further out to discover the hundreds of islands that dot an expansive stretch of the Gulf, for a true escape from the everyday. Development here has been carefully managed, with a strong focus on protecting the natural environment. The JN ‘Ding’ Darling National Wildlife Refuge, the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the U.S., is a fine example of this commitment. Stretching across 21 km2, it takes up much of the northern half of Sanibel Island and is home to an abundance of seabirds and wildlife..
You will visit the following 3 places:
City of Sanibel
Sanibel is a city in Lee County, Florida, United States, on Sanibel Island. The population was 6,064 at the 2000 census, with an estimated 2006 population of 6,066. It is part of the Cape Coral–Fort Myers Metropolitan Statistical Area. The main town is at the eastern end of the island. The city is on Sanibel Island on the Gulf coast of Southwest Florida, and is linked to the mainland by the Sanibel Causeway. A short bridge over Blind Pass links Sanibel to the unincorporated town of Captiva on Captiva Island. More than half of the two islands are preserved in its natural state as wildlife refuges. Visitors can drive, walk, bike, or kayak through the J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. The island's most famous landmark, the Sanibel Lighthouse, is located at the eastern end of the island, adjacent to the fishing pier. The main thoroughfare, Periwinkle Way, is where the majority of stores and restaurants are located, while the Gulf Drives (East, Middle and West) play host to most of the accommodations. $$http://vimeo.com/24448507$$
Florida is a state in the southeastern United States, on the Gulf Coast. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. It is the 22nd most extensive, the 3rd most populous, and the 8th most densely populated of the United States. The state capital is Tallahassee, its largest city is Jacksonville, and the South Florida metropolitan area is the largest metropolitan area in the southeastern United States. Today, Florida is distinctive for its large Cuban expatriate community and high population growth, as well as for its increasing environmental issues. The state's economy relies mainly on tourism, agriculture, and transportation, which developed in the late 19th century. Florida is also renown for amusement parks, orange crops, the Kennedy Space Center, and as a popular destination for retirees.