Southwest Florida

Want to see some manatees in Florida? During the colder mornings in December, January, and February, you can stop by Manatee Park in Lee County. Located in the Fort Myers area at 10901 State Road 80, the manatees huddle in to the canal to keep warm. They are there on... Read more →



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Want the best place to go shelling in Florida? It's on Sanibel Island! Located near Fort Myers, Sanibel Island is a mecca for those who love shelling and collecting seashells! We have went to Sanibel Island every year for a trip for the past decade. We love it there! You... Read more →



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This week, while camping on Sanibel Island, we decided to drive over to Hickey Creek Mitigation Park in Alva, Florida, to hike. Every time we stay on Sanibel Island we leave for one of the days to go hike somewhere new. Hickey Creek Mitigation Park was our hiking destination for... Read more →



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If you are near Fort Myers and want a place to take a short walk and see some beautiful nature stop by Six Mile Cypress Slough (pronounced slew) Preserve. Located at 7791 Penzance Blvd in Fort Myers, they offer a 1.2 mile stroll along a raised boardwalk. The boardwalk winds... Read more →



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We usually visit Sanibel Island every March for our anniversary. This year, we decided to go over Christmas. My husband was able to score five nights at the Periwinkle Park & Campground, which is a RV campground on Sanibel Island. We knew we loved Sanibel Island, but we didn't know... Read more →



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