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Alva Buckingham Leigh Acres

Alva, Buckingham & Lehigh Acres

Farm stands, riverside parks and pastoral scenes paint the landscape in these quiet, rural communities. If you’re active and outdoorsy, Caloosahatchee Regional Park is a great place to hike, kayak, camp, bike and horseback ride. Many people paddle from there to Hickey Creek Mitigation Park, known for its spectacular birding. Harns Marsh Preserve near Lehigh Acres is another birding hotspot.

In Buckingham, the...

Farm stands, riverside parks and pastoral scenes paint the landscape in these quiet, rural communities. If you’re active and outdoorsy, Caloosahatchee Regional Park is a great place to hike, kayak, camp, bike and horseback ride. Many people paddle from there to Hickey Creek Mitigation Park, known for its spectacular birding. Harns Marsh Preserve near Lehigh Acres is another birding hotspot.

In Buckingham, the owners of Buckingham Farms raise hydroponic fruits and vegetables to sell in their country store and serve in their farm-to-table restaurant. Stop by and say hello to the farm’s local celebrity: an enormous African Spur-Thigh tortoise named Booger. Just a few minutes away by car, “The World Famous” Buckingham Blues Bar serves up cold beer and features local and national blues acts on stage.

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Things to Do

Explore our vibrant neighborhoods full of personality and you’ll get to know the essence of Alva, Buckingham & Lehigh Acres.

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Accommodations

Find cottages, resorts, campgrounds, hotels and rentals in the area.

Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

Parks and Nature

Get out and explore the most natural parts of the area.

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Tours and Transportation

Seeing the sights is a lot easier when you don’t have to navigate.

Outdoor Activities and Sports

It’s all fun and games, and then you can go again.

Family Exploring Caloosahatchee

Get to Know Alva, Buckingham & Lehigh Acres

Explore the county’s first settlement of Alva, learn firsthand about Buckingham’s agricultural traditions and visit the relaxed community of Lehigh Acres.

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