Beach Vacation Blog - A blog about vacations in Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs along with things to do and places to stay in Southwest Florida.

Beach Vacation Blog

A blog about vacations in Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs along with things to do and places to stay in Southwest Florida.

Boating on Fort Myers Beach2 #11: Best Places on the Islands of Southwest Florida for Boating

This is the eleventh installment of Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Beach: A Renter’s Guide To the Islands which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

A vacation to the islands of Southwest Florida isn’t complete without a day on the water! Ahh…just imagine the breeze through your hair and the sun on your face, as you cruise along the Gulf of Mexico. The calm waters of the Gulf and back bays are ideal for boating enthusiasts! Here are a few of the best boating destinations you may want to consider stopping at:

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Over the next few weeks, Fort Myers is having their annual three week celebration of Thomas Alva Edison, with…

Edison Festival of Lights Enjoy the Edison Festival of Light (& Sunsets on Fort Myers Beach)!

The Edison Festival of Lights!

Edison, who spent winters in a home he built on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River, invented the light bulb, so it’s fitting that the month culminates with a lighted night parade on Saturday, February 18 at 7pm in Downtown Fort Myers!

Some of the other events include:

  • Invention competitions,
  • Crafts shows and,
  • A 5K run!

If you’re looking to enjoy the Edison Festival of Lights, while having a relaxing, enjoyable vacation with your family & friends — be sure to check out our available Condos & Homes for rent on Fort Myers Beach, and Bonita Beach.

If you have any questions about the event, available rentals, or where the best spot is on Fort Myers Beach to view our amazing sunsets – feel free to give us a call at (866) 218-1709.

We look forward to helping you enjoy your vacation!

Remember, it’s always beachtime at Lahaina! icon wink Enjoy the Edison Festival of Light (& Sunsets on Fort Myers Beach)!

-Barb

You’ve decided to go on an amazing Fort Myers Vacation.

25 Ways to Enjoy Southwest Florida 25 Tips To Make Your Fort Myers Vacation The Best Ever!

So what will you do when you get there? It’s easy to decide with these 25 tips.

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Have you seen those postcards with a breathtaking sunset, glistening water, and frolicking dolphins?

Sunset Cruise Photo courtesy of CruiseNaplesFlorida.com  550x256 #25   Take a Sunset Cruise While Visiting Southwest Florida, You Deserve It!

This is the 25th of 25 Ways to Enjoy Southwest Florida which can be downloaded for FREE!

Well, in Southwest Florida… that really happens. Actually, it happens practically every day!

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Take the opportunity to experience America’s Caribbean Paradise…

The Big Cat Photo courtesy of SeaKeyWest.com  #24   While at Your Fort Myers Beach Rental, Take a Day Trip to Key West

This is the 24th of 25 Ways to Enjoy Southwest Florida which can be downloaded for FREE!

Key West.

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Have you ever dreamed of sailing into the sunset?

Go Sailing Photo Courtesy of SailMagicWind.com  550x225 #23   Go Sailing While at Your Fort Myers Beach Vacation Rental

This is the 23rd of 25 Ways to Enjoy Southwest Florida which can be downloaded for FREE!

Well, here’s your chance.

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Southwest Florida is a…

Miromar Outlet Photo courtesy of Alan Phillpot #21   Shop ‘til You Drop – Florida Malls

Miromar Outlet (Photo courtesy of Flickr User Alan Phillpot)

This is the 21st of 25 Ways to Enjoy Southwest Florida which can be downloaded for FREE!

mecca for shopping!

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For a family friendly activity, take your kids or grand kids to one of…

Sun Splash Cape Coral #20   Love Water Parks? Take the Kids One in Southwest Florida!

This is the 20th of 25 Ways to Enjoy Southwest Florida which can be downloaded for FREE!

Southwest Florida’s water parks!

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Our Southwest Florida beaches are home to some of the most beautiful and unique…

ShellMuseum Photo Courtesy of ShellMuseaum.org  #19   Visit the Shell Museum… Or Do Your Own Shelling!

This is the 19th of 25 Ways to Enjoy Southwest Florida which can be downloaded for FREE!

shells you’ve ever seen!

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There’s nothing quite like the beach if…

Caloosahatchee Regional Park #16   Spend a Day at the Park – Florida Parks

This is the 16th of 25 Ways to Enjoy Southwest Florida which can be downloaded for FREE!

you are vacationing in Florida.

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