With so many beach vacation destinations up and down the Florida coastline, it’s impossible to try and choose just one spot that defies all others – each and every spot is beautiful and has its own draws and charms. Marco Island in the Ft. Myers area, is one of these jewels of Florida’s gulf coast, a hidden gem for anyone looking for a tranquil beach vacation experience while staying at vacation rentals near Ft. Myers.
Not only is it home to both modern urban areas and quaint historical spots that resist the changes of the 21st century, it also happens to be located just about an hour away from some of south Florida’s greatest cities like Ft. Myers and Cape Coral.
Fort Myers is home to many things to see and do for any tourist or vacationer. Anyone who has grabbed one of the fantastic vacation rentals near Fort Myers, FL on Marco Island will find himself or herself in a very advantageous position – being located where one can enjoy the delights of Marco Island as well as the sights of Fort Myers.
Places you should not miss on a day trip from Marco Island to Fort Myers include the following:
- If your favorite thing about vacation is dining out and shopping, then you cannot miss Fort Myers’ Riverside District. An area filled with lovely views, there is always something to do from visiting all of the fun and creative restaurant experiences to seeing amazing art exhibits and local shops to admiring the architecture to checking out live music and dancing.
- Fort Myers is home to some great nature experiences for those looking to enjoy and learn more about Floridian wildlife including Lakes Regional Park, Six Mile Slough Preserve, Butterfly Estates, and Manatee Park. There are also boat tours in the area like the Everglades Day Safari and Magic Wind Adventure Sailing as well as fishing charters such as Sanibel Offshore Fishing Charters and Endless Summer Charters.
- If you are an American history buff, then you will certainly enjoy the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. The former winter getaways of inventors Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, the twenty-one acre grounds have now been converted into a museum and botanical gardens, complete with a restaurant for hungry visitors.
- For any baseball fans out there, Fort Myers is home to the Century Link Sports Complex and Hammond Stadium as well as JetBlue Park where the Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox hold their spring training camps respectively.
If you are planning your next vacation to land on a sunny, beachy area of Florida’s gulf coast, then Marco Island is the place you are looking for not only for its own incredible beaches and visitor spots, but also because it is the perfect home base to take day trips to places like beautiful Ft. Myers, Florida.
Clausen Properties Incorporated has been working hard to find its clientele the most luxurious and most comfortable accommodations on Marco Island and in Naples for over three decades, so if you are looking for vacation rentals near Fort Myers, call or email us for more information.