20 Cool & Unusual Things to Do in Fort Myers, Florida Story

By Andrew Sayles

Introduction

20 Cool & Unusual Things to Do in Fort Myers, Florida Story

These 20 cool and unusual things to do in Fort Myers, Florida, will keep you...

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Get weird with hermit crabs on Sanibel Island

Visitors to Sanibel Island have access to its coastline of white, sandy beaches, and many...

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Go birding in the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge was created in 1945 as a safe place for...

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Visit an abandoned cult in Koreshan State Park

Nearby Koreshan State Park provides the odd mixture of nature trails and the ruins of...

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Go parasailing in Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach on Estero Island offers many unique things to do in Fort Myers...

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Take your special someone to Lovers Key State Park

The collection of barrier islands that form Lovers Key State Park was once only reachable...

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Catch an Off-Broadway show at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall

This impressive performing arts hall is a very cool way to spend your time in...

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Sample beer at Fort Myers Brewing Company

Fort Myers Brewing Company is a must-visit for lovers of craft beer. It is one...

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Connect with nature at the Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium

The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium was created in 1970 to inspire people to connect...

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Enjoy the performances in Times Square

Times Square in Fort Myers Beach is the colorful and vibrant center of the beach...

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Explore the culture of the Fort Myers River District

The brick-and-palm-lined streets of the River District are some of the cool places in Fort...

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Stand on the shoulders of giants at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Two of America's most celebrated innovators were also some of the first snowbirds to make...

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Take a stroll through Burroughs Home and Gardens

Another historic house in Fort Myers is Burroughs Home and Gardens. Built in 1901, this...

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Go hiking (safely) in Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge

Established in the United States under the Endangered Species Act of 1989, the mission of...

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Solve a whodunnit on the Murder Mystery Dinner Train

Over forty miles and almost four hours long, the Murder Mystery Dinner Train will both...

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See a performance to remember at the Florida Repertory Theatre

Since 1998, the historic Arcade Theatre in Downtown Fort Myers has been restored and run...

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Get blown away at IMAG History & Science Center

The IMAG History and Science Center is an especially cool place in Fort Myers to...

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Have family fun at Lakes Regional Park

This 279-acre park in the heart of Fort Myers is built for family fun. They...

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Kayak with mermaids in Manatee Park

Manatee Park is a non-captive, warm-water sanctuary for Florida Manatees found in Fort Myers. They...

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Walk through Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

The Six Mile Cypress Slough (pronounced "slew") Preserve is an important wetland found just outside...

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Check out some Spring Training

Fort Myers' CenturyLink Sports Complex and JetBlue Park are the homes away from home for...

Conclusion

Conclusion

Fort Myers, Florida, is the rare city with something for everyone. These 20 cool and...

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