Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Fort Myers

Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Florida's snowbirds can be easy to mock, but not this pair. Thomas Edison built his winter home in 1885 and lived in Florida seasonally until his death in 1931. Edison's friend Henry Ford built his adjacent bungalow…
Nature Reserve in Fort Myers

Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

With more than 3500 acres of wetlands, this park is a great place to experience southwest Florida's flora and fauna. A 1.2-mile boardwalk trail is staffed by volunteers who help explain the epiphytes, cypress knees,…
Science Center in Fort Myers

IMAG History and Science Center

Exciting changes are afoot at this already fascinating science center, which will soon add interactive exhibits and even virtual reality, weaving in Florida history. That's becoming possible due to a merger with the…
Wildlife Reserve in Fort Myers

Lee County Manatee Park

December through March, manatees flock up the Orange River to this warm-water discharge canal from the nearby power plant. The waterway is now a protected sanctuary, with a landscaped park and playground in addition…