Sanibel Island Things to Do

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Top Historic Sites to Explore on Sanibel & Captiva

What do conquistadors, captives, pirates and presidents all have in common? They are part of the fascinating and adventurous history of the islands off the Florida gulf coast. Often called the “Buccaneer Coast,” Juan Ponce de Leon first claimed the Sanibel island for the ruling queen of Spain during that time period. Queen Isabella lives on as the namesake for ... Read More »


Entertain the Kids on Sanibel Island

Family Vacation Ideas

Sanibel has a treasure of things to do that are interesting and fun for the whole family. You’ll never have to wonder about what will we do today. You know that your island vacation will have all the fun-in-the-sun things to do – the beaches, the bikes and the boats, but what about the between times. What will you do ... Read More »


Sanibel/Captiva Art Tour

Art Tour Across Sanibel & Captiva

The art world on the islands is a thriving and boisterous collection of artists and artistes. Their works reflect a variety of disciplines – from painting to pottery to sculpture, photography, basket weaving and jewelry. As vibrant and unique as the islands themselves, our local art community provides a healthy business for the area and plenty of attractions for guests ... Read More »


National Park Sanibel Island

Tour of the Islands

One of the best and most interesting ways to see Sanibel and learn about the abundant pleasures and adventures is to tour the island. You’ll find it’s a lot more than beaches, bikes and boats. There are places of stunning beauty and fun adventures. Here is a suggestion for a tour you can take on one of Sanibel’s bright, sunny ... Read More »


Things to do in Fort Myers with Kids

Things To Do In Fort Myers With Kids

Things To Do In Fort Myers With Kids Sanibel has many things to do that will keep the whole family happy and on their toes. There are all the island pleasures you expect and many that are special – such as the Lighthouse, the wildlife refuge, SCCF, CROW and others. But there is another world of fun just a short ... Read More »


Manatee Park Fort Myers, fl

Manatee Park Fort Myers

Summer is the Best Time of the Year to See Manatees Manatee Park is a 17 acre county park in Fort Myers that is a warm water refuge for manatee – that gentle, friendly sea-cow that swims in the waters of Florida. They swim in the open waters until winter, when the water temperature gets too cold for them, and ... Read More »


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Everglades Eco Safari

The Everglades is the largest sub-tropical wilderness in the United States – 1.5 million acres of wetlands with hundreds of species of birds and fish, many species of mammals and reptiles and a number of endangered species such as the Leatherback Turtle, Florida Panther and the West Indian Manatee. This is the primitive world of your ancestors that you can ... Read More »


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Sanibel Cruises And Boat Tours

Vacationing on Sanibel can be a boatful of fun. The waters surrounding the islands provide easy boat access to many interesting and fun things. There are cruises that focus on dolphins and wildlife, beaches and shelling, local islands of historical interest, sunsets and other natural phenomenon. All cruises are led by a naturalist who helps you understand the workings of ... Read More »


Sanibel Is The 7th Safest City in All Florida

Sanibel Is The 7th Safest City in All Florida

In a report by the National Council for Home Safety and Security, Sanibel is the 7th safest city in the state. With a 6% fall in crime in 2016, the city experienced the lowest crime record in the past 13 years! There were no violent crimes reported last year, with “property” crimes, such as burglary and thefts, making up the ... Read More »


rainy day activities on Sanibel Island

What To Do on Sanibel Island During a Rainy Day

What you can do is have some fun. After all, you’re on vacation! Some say that the best thing to do is to hold hands with that special person and take a walk on the beach – let the gentle rain make you laugh and feel good about doing something nutty together. It’s wet but very nice. On the dry ... Read More »