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Children love to discover the world around them while geocaching. Photo courtesy of geocaching.com.

Geocaching is a Treasure Hunt for All Ages

When you want a fun, free outdoor activity that you can do during your Fort Myers Beach vacation, geocaching is a great option. Geocaching has been described as a high-tech treasure hunt. All you need is a free geocaching mobile app or a GPS device, and you’re on your way to discovering the world around […]Read More...

The 15th annual Tapa Hop takes place Nov. 14, 2017.

Get Your Tickets for the Annual ‘Tapa Hop’ Pub Crawl

Hop on a trolley, listen to great music and enjoy tasty appetizers and desserts, or ‘tapas’, at six Fort Myers Beach restaurants during the 15th annual Tapa Hop. The event takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. You will check in at South Beach Grille, 7205 Estero Blvd., and visit five […]Read More...

Ron took the top photo during sunrise from under the Matanzas Bridge on Sept. 13, three days after Hurricane Irma.

Keep, or Make, Your 2017-18 Fort Myers Beach Vacation Plans

We are so happy to remind everyone that all 90 of our vacation properties survived Hurricane Irma and that Fort Myers Beach is ready for visitors! Because many of you have expressed concern for us and wondered what the storm was like, here’s our story. Preparing for Irma Ron, Buddy the cockapoo and Judith heeded the […]Read More...

Ahoy, it’s Pirate Festival Time on Columbus Day Weekend

Shiver me timbers and blow the man down. If you see Captain Hook and Captain Jack Sparrow at the pirate festival quaffing grog together in a local pub, you are not imaging things. Pirates, salty dogs and landlubbers will come together Oct. 6 – 8, 2017, for the 12th Annual Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival. […]Read More...

8th Annual Paint the Beach Set for Nov. 7-12

Watch the creative process unfold when more than 60 artists wielding their paint brushes descend upon Fort Myers Beach for the 8th Annual Paint the Beach festival on Nov. 7-12, 2017. Artists come from across the country for this plein air event. They set up their easels on Nov. 7 to 9 from Main Street […]Read More...

Shoppers enjoy Labor Day Sidewalk Sales.

Malls Near Fort Myers Beach Offer Labor Day Deals

If you’re a bargain hunter as much as a sun seeker, sidewalk sales on holidays are appealing. Luckily, there are two outlet malls near Fort Myers Beach as well as two mall entertainment complexes. Sanibel Outlets is just to the north at 20350 Summerlin Road in Fort Myers. This attractive center features more than 40 […]Read More...

Sunny Side Up by the Pier

Sunny Side Up by the Pier

Sunny Side Up by the Pier — this executive-level vacation rental near the Fort Myers Beach Pier offers terrific features at a great price! Walking distance to all the fabulous restaurants and excitement of Times Square, then come back to sleep peacefully in a home nestled on a quiet side street. Plus, the home is […]Read More...