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The locales in our destination have identities that stand out. These pockets of Southwest Florida charm and personality reveal themselves in large and small ways. Spend a little time with each, and get to know Fort Myers.


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Discover What's Around You

Get to know the nearby neighborhoods of Fort Myers. Each with its own personality, charm and unique attractions.

Wide open spaces that are ready to play on.

Escape to a beautiful island.

Shopping, history, parks and more.

Where the boating lifestyle reigns supreme.

Where life floats by like a light Gulf breeze.

The vibrant downtown at the center of it all.

A colorful and lively beach town.

Where life on the water is a way of life.

Town and country blend just north of the river.

The largest barrier island in Southwest Florida.

Legendary seashells and beaches.

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There are endless opportunities to make a trip your own. Find the right inspiration to these Fort Myers neighborhoods.

Get a glimpse into local life in Southwest Florida in this trio of neighborhoods. Explore the county’s first settlement of Alva, learn firsthand about Buckingham’s agricultural traditions and visit the relaxed community of Lehigh Acres.

Flowers on beach at sunset
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Our most secluded islands are accessible once again, and these resilient communities have brought back the experiences that make this area so special.

Serene waterways and historic state parks have shaped Bonita Springs into a relaxed retreat.

Locals may say “Bonita Springs Estero” all in one breath, but it’s worth getting to know each of these neighborhoods all on their own.

Located west of Fort Myers, Cape Coral is known for its 400 miles of saltwater and freshwater canals — yet the adventures you find on land are just as rewarding.

On a still morning watching waves wash up on shore, the quietness of

Create a different kind of getaway with a journey over to North Captiva Island.

As communities throughout our islands, beaches and neighborhoods continue rebuilding, we’re showing what resilience is all about.

Buzzing with activity from morning through the night, downtown Fort Myers River District is a vital part of our story. Locals love to gather here, and visitors are drawn to the charming brick-paved roads framed by palm trees.

Beach Sunset Waves
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Expect high-energy adventures and beachfront bliss all in one location on

Remaining true to our resilient spirit, Matlacha is emerging from the damage caused by Hurricane Ian one day at a time.

Bird Yellow Nature Shell Factory Nature Park
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On the northern shore of the Caloosahatchee River, North Fort Myers draws you into a secluded area where nature is the star of the show.

Florida’s largest island off the Gulf Coast evokes a small-town ambiance where the community spirit is stronger than ever.

While Sanibel and Captiva islands are linked by San-Cap Road, each island has a personality all its own.


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