Experience Fort Myers

Fort Myers overview
Fast facts
  • Explore Florida’s sunny Gulf Coast through charming landscapes and family-friendly attractions
  • Visit estates of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, now turned into museums celebrating their lives and achievements
  • Discover amazing works of art at the Annual American Sand Sculpting Championship
  • Kayak or parasail the warm waters along Fort Myers Beach

Located on Florida’s sunny, southwest Gulf Coast, the growing and cozy town of Fort Myers offers charming landscapes, family-friendly attractions, and rich culture. The Fort Myers Beach provides ideal conditions for sunbathing or thrilling watersports, like kayaking or parasailing, and the mounds of sugary soft sands are perfect for the Annual Sand Sculpting Festival. For history buffs, the former winter estates of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, neighbouring each other, have been transformed into museums celebrating these American icons. Don’t forget to take the family on a tour of the River District for an incredible array of fun attractions and activities, from unique Florida eateries to funky metal sculptures lining the streets to live music and much more.

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Travel tips

National language: English

Currency: USD (United States Dollar). We recommend travellers bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation.

Language notes: Hello! English is the official language of the United States.

Voltage: 120V

Travel tips: Outlets here use the same voltage as in Canada.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for our full packing list.

What to buy: One of the top shelling destinations in the world, make sure to pick up a sea shell from Sanibel Island or visit the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum for some shell-themed souvenirs - just make sure that none of the seashells contain live animals!

Getting around: Whether you’ve booked a hotel and flight vacation package or a flight-only to Florida, we recommend pre-booking a car rental so you can get around the Sunshine State with ease: https://rentalcar.com/sunwing/

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