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Edison & Ford Winter Estates

2350 McGregor Blvd.

Fort Myers, FL 33901


Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm; Sunday, noon – 5pm. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Admission Charged

As one of the nation's most visited historic homes, the Estates includes 20 acres of historic buildings and gardens, Edison's original rubber lab, a large museum, food and retail areas, and river cruises on a replica electric launch.


Fort Myers Historical Museum
2300 Peck Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901


Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday, noon - 4pm

Admission Charged

Ever wonder where the old fort was in Downtown Fort Myers? What was the first hotel? When did the train depot become a museum? Learn all this, and more.



2000 Cranford Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33916


Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10am - 5pm, Sunday, noon - 5pm

Admission Charged

The Imaginarium hands on museum offers exciting interactive exhibits for all ages including live animals, a hurricane simulator, wide-screen movie theater, dino dig, and an early-childhood area. There are daily hands-on fun shows and 3-D presentations.


Fort Myers Country Club
3591 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33901


Hours: Call for tee times and additional information

Admission Charged

Located on scenic McGregor Boulevard, the Fort Myers Country Club offers the public a challenging par 71 round. The course was built in 1916 by architect Donald Ross and opened in 1917, and the clubhouse has been rebuilt on the original site.


Eastwood Golf Course
4600 Bruce Herd Lane
Fort Myers, FL 33994


Hours: Call for tee times and additional information

Admission Charged

Rated as one of the top 50 municipal courses in the country by Golf Digest, Eastwood is located off Ortiz Avenue near Colonial Blvd in Fort Myers, Florida. This challenging course is open to the public year round. A full service Pro Shop is available.


Fort Myers Yacht Basin
1300 Lee Street
Fort Myers, FL 339013


Hours: Call for additional information

Admission Charged for Dockage

Located at Mile Marker 135 on the Okeechobee Waterway, Fort Myers Yacht Basin is a well designed and protected marina. It is owned and operated by the City of Fort Myers. There are 10 feet of water in the channel and 8 feet of water at some docks. The docks are in excellent condition and the staff is competent, professional, friendly and helpful.


Harborside Event Center
1375 Monroe Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901


Hours: Call for schedule and additional information

Admission Charged for events

Located next to Centennial Park at the corner of Bay and Monroe Streets in beautiful downtown Fort Myers, this elegant structure provides a state of the art venue for both conventions and concerts.


Burroughs Home

2505 First Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901


Hours: The Home is open to the public for guided tours, Tuesday through Friday, 11am to 3pm, on the hour, mid-October through mid-May.

Admission Charged

The Burroughs Home is a Georgian Revival Mansion built in 1901. Located in downtown Fort Myers next to the Edison Bridge overlooking the Caloosahatchee River; it was considered a prestigious area at the turn of the century.


Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium

3450 Ortiz Avenue
Fort Myers, FL. 33905

239- 275-3435

Hours:  Monday-Saturday, 9am – 5pm; Sunday, 11am – 5pm

Admission Charged

Various amphibians and arthropods are waiting. The museum's interpretive displays address many issues affecting the area, from water resources to the plight of the endangered manatee.  The stars are also always out in the planetarium. 


The Shell Factory and Nature Park

2785 N. Tamiami Trail
N. Ft. Myers, FL. 33903


Hours: Sunday – Saturday, 10am-9pm

Admission Charged

If you are in the mood to enjoy nature, ride the rides, 'shop til you drop,' or see some of Mother Nature’s finest creations, then you've certainly come to the right place! Not only does the Shell Factory include a collection of common and rare shells, sponges, coral, fossils and sea life specimens; there are a host of other things to do and see as well.  For the fun seeker, there are arcade games, miniature golf, and even a radar gun to test the speed of a pitch at the pitching cage or perhaps bump into friends at the Bumper Boat lagoon.  The Nature Park features a petting zoo, environmental education center, and a botanical trail and garden.  It’s a day of education and fun for the entire family.


Historic Downtown Walking Tours

2300 Peck St.
Fort Myers, FL 33901

Hours: Saturdays at 10am, January – April

Admission Charged

Highlights many historic points of interest in the Downtown area.


Day Trip


Everglades Day Safari

239-472-1559 or 800-472-3069

Hours: Safaris depart each morning at 7:45am and return about 5:30pm, call for location of pickup

Admission Charged

An Everglades Day Safari will be an exciting adventure through the different kingdoms that make up the "Everglades." Guests are accompanied by highly trained guides who discuss the past, present and future of this truly unique area.



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