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Top Spring Break Ideas in Fort Myers

Need inspiration for your spring break in Florida? Not only is Fort Myers a perfect destination for families with young kids to get away together but it’s also a prime spot for couples in search of a much-needed escape, for close friends to vacation together, and for solo travelers to explore. Discover where to go throughout Fort Myers’ islands, beaches and neighborhoods and find fun things to do in 2024 — from playtime on the beach to the best cultural excursions.

Red Sox Baseball Spring Training

Batter up for spring training.

Fort Myers is synonymous with spring training, and for Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins fans — it’s a great excuse to catch some foul balls and some Florida sunshine. Check out the Florida Grapefruit League for the full schedule in February and March 2024.

Manatee Ocean Water Sea

Meet the manatees!

We love all things manatee around Southwest Florida. In fact, we even dedicated the last Wednesday in March as Manatee Appreciation Day! As the weather warms up, these gentle giants head to coastal and back bay waters.

Shells Shelling Beach Waves

Gather seashells by the seashore.

The quality of our seashells draw collectors from all over the world, some in search of rare finds and others who transform them into jewelry or other crafts. Learn some tips on how to find the best seashells during your spring break.

Discover cultural excursions.

Head indoors at family-friendly museums filled with hands-on fun, or head outdoors to find interpretive trails and other enriching sites.

Pair of sea turtles on beach

Watch for the sea turtles.

Nature does magical things in late spring, when sea turtles emerge from the Gulf of Mexico to lay their eggs. Learn all about this critical time and how to help protect these creatures during your stay.

A mom and two daughters high-five at the hole at popstroke putting course

Find your Fort Myers.

For many people, Fort Myers isn’t just a place to vacation — it’s where they love to return year after year. Meet Kara Matthews and her two daughters, the fifth generation of family to call Fort Myers their happy place.

All you have to do is look around and you’ll find just what you need. Start planning your spring break in Fort Myers.

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