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If you’re hitting the road with kids in tow, Fort Myers has plenty of family-friendly attractions to keep the little ones entertained. Start your visit off right with a trip to Sun Splash Family Waterpark, home to water slides, a lazy river, and much more. Next, stop by the Imaginarium Science Center, where hands-on exhibits make science come alive. Don’t miss the touch tank where kids can get up close with horseshoe crabs and sea stars. Families can also enjoy kayaking together at Lovers Key State Park or catching a baseball game with the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels. And of course, no trip is complete without building sandcastles on the beach!


There’s no better place to get acquainted with Fort Myers than the Edison-Ford Winter Estates. Walk through the botanical gardens and tour the homes of legendary inventors Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. It’s also a “must” for first-timers to explore the buslting downtown area along First Street and the charming historic district. Be sure to check out the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center and the galleries at Art Walk on Fridays. When you’ve worked up an appetite, grab a bite to eat on the patio at The Veranda or pull up a stool at the bar in Lynn’s Dakotamartini for their famous blue cheese olives.

Wine & Beer Connoisseurs

With a growing craft beer scene and plenty of local vineyards, Fort Myers is a great destination for those who like to sip and savor. No trip is complete without stopping into Point Ybel Brewing Company, where you can kick back with one of their signature brews in the outdoor beer garden. If wine is more your speed, head to Shell Point Vineyard or make the short drive over to Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club to tour their scenic winery. And be sure to sample some of the handcrafted brews in downtown Fort Myers, where you’ll find places like Millennial Brewing and 12 Gates Brewing Company. Cheers!

Sports Fans

Florida’s Grapefruit League brings baseball fans flocking to Fort Myers each March. Catch a spring training game at the century-old Hammond Stadium, where you can see the Minnesota Twins play. The Boston Red Sox also have their JetBlue Park spring training facility just down the road. If it’s football season, check out the Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade winding through downtown in February. And golf enthusiasts won’t want to miss the LPGA Tour’s Drive On Championship held annually at Crown Colony Golf & Country Club. With so many opportunities to cheer on your favorite sports teams, Fort Myers is a winner for sports fans!


Get your taste buds ready, because Fort Myers offers an array of mouthwatering cuisine. Seafood lovers will think they’ve died and gone to foodie heaven at local favorites like The Shrimp Dock and Bruno’s of Brooklyn. If you’re looking for authentic Cuban food, head to La Fogata Mexican & Cuban Cuisine or Tapatio Mexican & Seafood. And you can’t leave without trying some of the best key lime pie in Florida – order a slice at Keylime Bistro. From farm-to-table fare at Gather to handcrafted ice cream at Love Boat, there’s something to satisfy every appetite in Fort Myers.


Calling all shoppers! You’ll find boutique shopping galore in the River District of downtown Fort Myers. Locally owned stores like Fran Park Linens, Moxie Boutique, and Envy by Ellen sell apparel, home goods, jewelry, gifts and more. Or check out the shops at Bell Tower Shops and Miromar Outlets for major retail therapy. Vintage lovers should also browse through the inventory at thr Funky Junque or visit one of Fort Myers’ many indoor flea markets. With so many places to shop till you drop, Fort Myers is a shopper’s paradise!

How to Get Around Fort Myers

Light Rail

Fort Myers doesn’t currently have a light rail system, so this option isn’t available. The most convenient way to travel in groups around the Fort Myers area is by charter bus.

Taxis and Rideshares

While taxis and rideshare services like Uber are readily available, they aren’t the most practical modes of transportation for larger groups. With a charter bus, your entire group of any size can stay together in a single vehicle that’s comfortable, convenient, and customizable to your itinerary.

Charter Bus

For the optimal Fort Myers travel experience, charter bus services can’t be beat. At Charter Bus Fort Myers, we provide modern, spacious buses of varying sizes to accommodate groups of any number. Our charter buses allow you to travel on your own schedule and include amenities like WiFi, USB charging, overhead storage, climate control, plush reclining seats, a restroom, and more. With a professional driver handling navigation, you can sit back and enjoy the scenery. Charter buses make group travel easy!

Ready to Get Started?

I hope this beginner’s guide gets you excited to uncover all that Fort Myers has in store! When you’re ready to start planning your group trip, the team at Charter Bus Fort Myers is here to help. Give us a call at (239) 443-5798 or request a free quote online and we’ll match you with the perfect charter bus rental for your Fort Myers adventure!