Known as a gateway for Southwest Florida, Ft. Myers is just a 20-minute drive northwest from Southwest Florida International Airport. Famed for its golf courses, deep-sea fishing, and exquisite white sand beaches, Ft. Myers is a top destination for tourists, and it's easy to see why.
When you travel to Ft. Myers, you can delve into the minds and accomplishments of two titans of American industry: Inventor Thomas Edison and automaker Henry Ford. The estates of both iconic innovators and have been transformed into 20 acres of historical buildings, botanical gardens, research laboratories, and museum exhibits. Get a little history lesson in between trips to the beach.
Located less than an hour's drive south of Ft. Myers is the picturesque city of Naples, one of the wealthiest cities in America. Explore luxury shopping at chic boutiques and art galleries, or go in for high-end dining at beachfront bars and restaurants. There's something to satisfy whatever you're craving. Nature lovers can also check out the nearby Everglades and the NGALA Wildlife Preserve where they can get up close and personal with incredible exotic animals like white rhinos, giraffes, zebras, and more!