What to Do When Visiting Fort Myers, Florida for First Time


Explore the Swamp

It’s about 100 km from Naples to Chokoloskee, where a swampy soil begins that will attract visitors walking waist- deep in the Big Cypress Swamp Park. A naturalist guides this 4-hour eco-trip. You’ll see exciting vegetation during swamp walk, including the rare ghost orchid. During the trip you can also find wild animals, such as cariacus, falcons, herons, herons, owls and woodpeckers and even alligators. The group of 12 people walks in the morning and afternoon.

Two Wheel Rides

There are about 40 kilometers of paved bike paths on Sanibel Island in Fort Myers, Florida, and the normally flat ground attracts the cyclists. For people who haven’t their own bicycles, there are several rental spots, including Billy’s and Finnimore’s on Periwinkle Way, the island’s big shopping and banqueting area. Many hotels lend bicycles free of cost or for a little fee. A general spot with tourists, who can cycle there, is the historic lighthouse on the island’s eastern tip. There is JN Ding Darling Wildlife Part in the center of island. There’s a 7-kilometer paved road that runs through the big refuge that spreads over the main part of the island.

Privileged View from the Top

Fort Myers Beach is Lee County’s premier waterfront tourist spot. Loggias, hotels, ice-cream parlors, swimwear shops, and more often attract many ocean lovers. Gliding in a parasail is a well-known activity, and if you’re ready to wear a harness, Holiday Watersports has what you need. There is drink and food at Beach and the opportunity to calm down in the streams. Parasail practitioners start the tour from the deck with the group of 6 members on boat and soon reach the heights. Participants fly alone or with friends and family. In any way, they have a great sight of the coastline, the Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico.