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Look for This Must See Wildlife on a Florida Boating Trip

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Sanibel Island and Fort Myers offer visitors some of the most amazing up close and personal wildlife watching opportunities in the continental United States. When you are planning a Florida boating trip, there are many opportunities to see wildlife you can’t find anywhere else. Follow our tips to find some of Florida’s most fascinating creatures […]

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Fourth of July Weekend on Sanibel Island

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What goes better with fireworks and picnics on the Fourth of July? Sanibel Island of course! Here’s what’s happening on and around the  island this Fourth of July weekend. Sanibel Island Independence Day Parade Celebrate the birth of our nation with an old-fashioned parade! This year’s theme is “preserving the Red, White and Blue.” Parade […]

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Your Inside Tips to the Edison Ford Winter Estates

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Did you know that two of America’s greatest inventors and innovators, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, both had winter estates in Fort Myers, Florida? These estates are now living museums open to the public. Step back in time as we provide you with the inside tips to enjoy all the Edison Ford Winter Estates have […]

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Sanibel Island and Fort Myers: What to Do in January

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It’s a new year and there is not a better place in the country to relax and get ready to tackle the new year than on the beaches of Sanibel Island and Fort Myers, Florida. With average highs in the 70s and cool evening breezes, January through April is the sweet spot for Southwest Florida […]

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Your New Year’s Eve Vacation Guide on Sanibel Island

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Sand, surf and relaxation. If that sounds like the best way to say goodbye to the old year and ring in the New Year, you need to plan your Sanibel Island New Year’s Eve vacation trip with us. We have you covered with what to do this New Year’s in Southwest Florida. Browse the Art […]

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9 Reasons to Spend Christmas on Sanibel Island

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas on Sanibel Island and Fort Myers! Recharge your batteries by spending the holidays in festive Southwest Florida enjoying the beaches, sunsets and warmer weather. We have nine reasons why you should be spending Christmas on Sanibel Island this year. Sanibel Boats Are Festive Boat owners on Sanibel […]

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Your Guide to Holiday Events on Sanibel Island and Fort Myers

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Can you think of a better place to ring in the holiday season than on the white sandy beaches of Sanibel Island and Fort Myers, Florida? The following Sanibel Island events in Southwest Florida will help you plan a wonderful Thanksgiving and a holiday season full of Christmas cheer in a tropical paradise. American Sandsculpting […]

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Manatee Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

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November is Manatee Awareness Month. It’s time to celebrate the giant sea cows that call Sanibel Island and Fort Myers home. Follow us as we teach you why manatees are so special. This question and answer cheat sheet will serve as a reminder to protect gentle manatees. What Are Manatees? Manatees, sometimes referred to as […]

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How to Explore the Sanibel Mangrove Ecosystem

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The Sanibel Island and Fort Myers, Florida mangrove ecosystem is one of the most expansive and beautiful natural wildlife sights in the entire country. Kayaking or canoeing through Sanibel mangroves in Southwest Florida is a tranquil experience you will never forget. What are Mangroves? Mangroves are coastal trees or shrubs that grow primarily in tropical […]

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The FAQs on Florida Stone Crab Season

Florida stone crab season

There are two events in the Sunshine State that mark the return of fall and early winter in Florida: The return of cooler weather and the Florida stone crab season. . Stone crab season in Florida runs Oct. 15 through May 15. Those delicious stone crab claws that visitors of Sanibel and Fort Myers crave […]

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