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Welcome to your gateway to superb Southern Florida… Fort Myers! This is where two of America’s greatest inventors, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, escaped winter and it’s easy to see why. A river-front city basking in sunshine, it’s the ideal base from which to explore the area’s splendid coastline. Seek out the gorgeous beaches and islands looking out on the Gulf of Mexico for a sweet escape of your own.

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For fun for the whole family, you won't run out of things to do in Fort Myers! Get an American history lesson at the Thomas Edison and Henry Ford winter estates, try the restaurants of downtown Fort Myers and catch a sunset on Fort Myers Beach. Make some time for nearby Sanibel and Captiva islands! Our flight and hotel packages include the best hotels in Fort Myers for a perfect stay!

FORT MYERS TRAVEL GUIDE

Fort Myers
DESTINATION FACTS

LANGUAGE

English

WHAT TO EAT

Seafood like stone crab, spiny lobster, shrimp and oysters, Florida staples like oranges and key lime pie, all types of seasonal produce from the many farmers’ markets like the nearby Cape Coral Farmers’ Market, and meals at iconic restaurants like Dixie Fish Co.

WHAT TO BRING BACK

Seashells from nearby Sanibel, craft beers from Bury Me Brewing or Fort Myers Brewing Company, beach-themed souvenirs from the shops in Fort Myer’s Times Square and all kinds of fun vintage knick-knacks from the Fleamasters Fleamarket.

FUN FACT

Looking to bring back some nautical treasures? You’re in luck! The beaches in and around this Florida city are home to the largest variety of seashells in North America, with shells inventively named angel wings, baby's ear, kitten's paw, alphabet cone, paper fig and worm shells. “Shelling” is a hobby that’s taken seriously around here—try it early in the morning on Sanibel Island, one of the best shelling hotspots!

IMPORTANT INFO

For more information on all necessary travel documents, visa, taxes and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.


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