Top attractions to see in Fort Myers during vacations
Surrounded by both salt- and freshwater, Fort Myers’ natural surroundings are the prime reason for visiting. While you could visit the Imaginarium with the kids, the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge is the true gem for the whole family. At 6,300 acres, this refuge is the most popular nature preserve to visit. Amongst the mangroves, you’ll spot crocodiles, cuckoos, and other native Floridian critters. Let’s show you the best attractions of Fort Myers that you would enjoy in your vacations this year.
Visit Key West in A Day
Prepare yourself for an exciting adventure from Fort Myers to Key West -the vacation spot of pirates, poets, Presidents, and partygoers! In just 3 ½ hours Key West Express can take you to the most remote location in the continental US. The lush tropical island of Key West offers visitors so much to see and do whether visiting for a day trip or for an extended stay making it a perfect attraction of Fort Myers. Our vessels feature heated and air conditioned cabins, full galley, bar, comfortable seating and satellite television. Daily service with departures from Ft. Myers Beach (at Salty Sam’s Marina) and Marco Island.
Set Sail on a Pirate Cruise
Pieces of Eight is a magnificent 65ft replica Spanish galleon pirate ship pillaging and plundering the Gulf of Mexico from the shores of Fort Myers Beach. This authentic pirate themed cruise is looking for buccaneers young and old to experience a real-life pirate voyage back through the Golden Age of Piracy.You are guaranteed to have a jolly roger of a good time on this “fun for all ages” attraction. Their friendly and sometimes downright scurvy crew of costumed pirates entertain you while enjoying a sail around the area’s intracoastal islands and pristine beaches.
Eat at the Parrot Key
Eat at Parrot Key is a favorite of locals/visitors alike and a top most factor of Fort Myers with its unique open-air setting on the waterfront edge of a working marina and a thriving wildlife aquatic preserve. The festive décor and casual ambiance evokes a feeling of various exotic tropical locales. Colorful and tasty frozen drinks are served alongside Caribbean inspired cuisine diverse enough to please all palates including fresh local seafood and land based favorites. Open for lunch or dinner with entertainment six nights a week, Parrot Key is located at Salty Sam’s Marina and accessible by land or water.
Explore Local Waters by Boat from Salty Sam’s Marina
Perched on the water’s edge of a thriving wildlife aquatic preserve, the world famous Salty Sam’s Marina is a water bound recreation destination for all ages. Salty Sam’s is the premier spot of Fort Myers Beach for power boat and kayak rentals, fishing and sightseeing charters. Enjoy the Gulf waters from Ft. Myers Beach to Lover’s Key to Sanibel Island for Florida’s best fishing, shelling and swimming.
To get the excitement of this beautiful city full of joys and fun, always remember to book your seat with one of the top rated ground transportation providers for a trip to Fort Myers.