126.1 million people visited Florida in 2018, making it one of the premier tourist destinations in the world.
Whether you are in Key West and want to take a trip to the historical Fort Myers for the day or you are in Fort Myers with other vacation ideas (like seeing Key West), you are only a ferry ride away!
With great excitement, these amazing, high speed, powerboats are here to roar…. Oops, SOAR across the Gulf waters of Fort Myers Beach, where we are more than a little proud and hugely excited to have them for the National Championship Race Event. Part of the Offshore Powerboat Association (OPA), the events and sport itself have dramatically increased in popularity. The National Championship is the culmination of the entire OPA race season. The Roar Offshore APBA National Championship takes place on Fort Myers Beach, in the month of October. Racing enthusiasts descend upon Fort Myers Beach by the tens of thousands!
We get to answer a long list of questions from our guests. And the questions go from the mild to the wild!! Do we allow parrots?? (Yep) Can we take SCUBA Tanks? (Nope) Will the Captain marry us? (Sorry, but another no) The list goes on and on....
It has been a few harrowing weeks in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Through the kindness of friends, strangers, neighbors, first responders & utility workers, everyone has united to make Key West whole again. On October 1st, Key West officially reopened to welcome all to this island paradise.
Our Best Picks for that Most Important Meal of the Day!
When vacationing anywhere, breakfast is a treat most ordinarily don't have time to savor in our busy day to day lives. Vacationing on Fort Myers Beach, Florida and trying to decide which tempting option to start your day can be tough with so many delectable possibilities. These are the top five that we all agree on.
Like snowflakes, no two sunsets are ever alike. There is no shortage of places around the world to watch our favorite star sink beyond the horizon, igniting the sky with radiant hues that cast magic over the surrounding scenery. However, whether you are overlooking the ocean from beach, pier or boat….Florida offers some of the most spectacular places to view the vibrant range of colors that infuse the sky and shimmering sea – perhaps with a green flash, if you’re lucky.
The month of March brings some of the best weather of the year to South West Florida. While our northern friends are still shoveling snow, here in the Sunshine State we are slathering on the spf 30 and heading to the beach. In the midst of Spring Break and perfect weather falls St. Paddy’s Day, so put on some sunscreen, get your green on and watch a parade!
Fort Myers Beach hosts the largest sand sculpting event in the state. Considered a "Must See" experience and one of the TOP TEN best sand sculpting competitions in the world by USA Today and CNN Travel.
This 10 day mostly, free event features the unique opportunity to experience the voices, back stories, and personalities of some of the most influential and internationally-recognized singer-songwriters at some of the most famous venues across Captiva, Sanibel, Historic Downtown Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach!