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The 29th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade takes place on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017.

Christmas Boat Parades Light Up the Night

Santas in shorts, snowmen that don’t melt, and even a large rubber ducky are sights you may see during local Christmas Boat Parades. The 29th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade takes place on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. The Bonita Springs Christmas Boat Parade will be held Dec. 9 at […]Read More...

Farmer's Market selling pesto pizza

Shop at Farmer’s Markets to Stock Your Vacation Rental Home

Fill the kitchen of your Fort Myers Beach vacation home with fresh produce, bakery items, cheese and other delicacies found at local farmer’s markets. You can even buy jewelry, crafts and other artisanal items to take home as souvenirs of your vacation. Farmer’s Markets There are four local farmer’s markets that operate on different days […]Read More...

Thanksgiving Dining with a Gulf View

Being on vacation means not having to cook (or clean up after!) Thanksgiving Dinner. Make your restaurant reservation now, so you can enjoy the sun, surf and sand while building up an appetite for the big meal. Thanksgiving Dining on Fort Myers Beach Charley’s Boat House Grill will be open from 3 to 8 p.m. […]Read More...

The 31st Annual American Sandsculpting Championship and Beach Festival takes place November 17-26, 2017, on Fort Myers Beach, Florida.

Annual Sandsculpting Championship is Amazing Art

While you may enjoy digging your feet into the sand at Ft. Myers Beach, the artists participating in the 31st Annual American Sandsculpting Championship and Beach Festival on Nov. 17-26, 2017, take the powdery substance to new heights. Literally. More than 2,000 tons of sand will be piled and sculpted into approximately 40 works of […]Read More...

The Chihuly Collection is a permanent exhibit at the Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg, Florida.

See Stunning Glass at Chihuly Collection, or Make Your Own

Vibrant bowls in transparent yellow and orange, a swirling blue chandelier that almost touches the floor, and delicate reeds of purple glass are among the amazing pieces at the Chihuly Collection in St. Petersburg, about a two-hour drive from Fort Myers Beach. And if you’re inspired to make your own glass, Chihuly-trained artist Conrad Williams […]Read More...

Sun Palace Vacation Homes offers fall specials for Fort Myers Beach vacations.

Our Fall and Winter Specials Make Getting Away Easier

Fall Specials: Our amazing Fort Myers Beach vacation packages and discounts will get you even closer to the white-sand beaches and spectacular tourist attractions in the area, while still keeping your budget intact. We offer 90 of the finest family vacation homes on Fort Myers Beach. Each is equipped with Wi-Fi, beach towels, a charcoal […]Read More...

Take the Primate Expedition Cruise at Naples Zoo.

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is Fun for All Ages

Lions and tigers and bears – oh my – just around the corner from Fort Myers Beach at the Naples Zoo. The only zoo between Tampa and Miami, Naples Zoo was created more than 60 years ago in a botanical garden established almost 100 years ago. It’s a lush setting where you can get up […]Read More...