Fort Myers, FL, USA

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Fort Myers, FL, USA

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Beautiful Condos for Your Next Ft. Myers Vacation

Ft. Myers, Florida is a vacation destination spot for many. The nice weather and many activities make it a great choice for your next vacation. Beautiful condos, houses, and townhouses are available to rent for your next vacation. Amenities may include such perks as pools, air conditioning, internet access, outdoor grills, and cable television.

Visit One of the Many Beaches

There are many beaches on the South Central Gulf Coast and in particular, Ft. Myers. The Lynn Hall Memorial Park is home to one of those beaches. With white sand, this beach appeals to families wanting to swim, sunbathe, or play volleyball. It is adjacent to “Times Square” an area with shops and restaurants to add to the fun of a day at the beach. Bowditch Point Park is another place you may find a beach. Located at the northern tip of Ft. Myers, you can see watercraft entering the Gulf of Mexico, go hiking, or check out the bird population when you are not enjoying the sand and water. Other beaches are also in the area and the one you choose may depend on a variety of factors.

Go to a Spring Training Baseball Game

Both the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox have their spring training in Ft. Myers, Florida. The Twins practice at Hammond Field while the Red Sox practice at Jet Blue Stadium. Both offer days and times when spectators can come to the stadiums and watch practices and exhibition games with other teams. Loyal fans get an up-close view of their favorite teams getting ready for regular season play. Spring training lasts through the month of March.

Visit Museums in Ft. Myers

While one does not usually think of Florida as being a place to visit museums, there are many. These are good rainy day activities or simply places to go when you need a break from the sun.

  • Southeastern Florida Museum of History offers visitors a peek into the past. With exhibits ranging from Indians and Spanish Settlers to military operations and the boating and fishing industry, this museum has something for everyone.
  • Imaginarium Hands-On Museum and Aquarium offers children and families a chance to explore science and nature in unusual ways. Kids can feel a hurricane or see how science impacts their favorite sport, among other fun activities
  • Florida’s Gulf Coast University Art Gallery offers exhibits of student artwork. Exhibits change frequently so you will always see something new.

The Weather in Ft. Myers

The weather in Ft. Myers is beautiful all year long. The winters are mild with high temperatures averaging in the mid to upper 70s. Summer months see average high temperatures in the 90s. Summer time does see more rain than the winter months with an average of about 9 inches through each of the summer months. The spring months of March, April, and May see high temperatures that average in the low to mid 80s. Fall is short, not coming until October and then lasting only until November with temperatures in the 80s. Any time is a nice time to visit Ft. Myers. You can engage in outdoor activities all year long.

The Best Ways to Get to Ft. Myers

Many people drive to Ft. Myers as there are many convenient roads in and around the area. Rental cars are an option for those who come from further away and do not want to put excess miles on their personal cars. For those who choose to fly into Ft. Myers, the Southwest Florida International Airport is located right in Ft. Myers for your convenience. In addition, there are both an Amtrak station and a bus station for those who choose to come by train or by bus. You will enjoy this destination, no matter how you arrive.

Attractions In and Around Fort Myers

Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Fort Myers? Don't miss landmarks such as Edison and Ford Winter Estates and unique cultural highlights like Imaginarium Hands - On Museum. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Manatee Park, Centennial Park and Dunbar Park.

You could easily spend a day shopping at Edison Mall, Bell Tower Shops and Gulf Coast Town Center. Don't forget to buy tickets if you want to attend a game or event at City of Palms Park or Hammond Stadium. Fun activities in the city include Fort Myers Country Club, Eagle Ridge Golf Club and Golfview Golf & Racquet Club. Also consider a visit to the region's top places to see like Sun Splash Water Park and Lovers Key State Park.