Downtown Historic District

The heart of Fort Myers, the Downtown Historic District boasts charming architecture and a lively arts scene. Walk down First Street to see historic homes and buildings like the Sidney Berne Davis Art Center, a 1933 mansion that hosts exhibits and events. Grab lunch on the patio at The Veranda or indulge in wine and tapas at the chic Barrel Room. At night, listen to live music at The Firestone or catch a show at Florida Repertory Theatre, southwest Florida’s premier professional theatre. With so much to see and do, the Downtown Historic District is a must-visit Fort Myers neighborhood.

McGregor Boulevard

Lined with royal palms, McGregor Boulevard is one of Fort Myers’ most scenic streets. Stroll or bike along the boulevard’s sidewalk with views of historic homes and the Caloosahatchee River. Stop for a bite at McGregor Cafe or enjoy the outdoors at the Alva Boat Ramp Park. McGregor Boulevard is also home to the Edison and Ford Winter Estates, where you can tour the homes and botanical gardens of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Don’t miss this charming neighborhood when exploring Fort Myers.

Colonial Boulevard

Colonial Boulevard offers convenient access to shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Find national retailers like Best Buy along with local boutiques and specialty stores. Satisfy your cravings at one of the many restaurants representing cuisines from around the world. Catch a movie at Regal Bell Tower or try your luck at Fort Myers Colonial Country Club’s championship golf course. With major stores and recreation opportunities, Colonial Boulevard is a one-stop neighborhood for enjoying Fort Myers.

Fort Myers Beach

Escape to the island community of Fort Myers Beach for laid-back waterfront fun. Enjoy swimming and sunbathing at its soft, sandy beaches along the Gulf of Mexico. Rent kayaks and paddleboards or go on a dolphin-watching cruise from Lovers Key State Park. Sample fresh seafood and tropical drinks at beach bars and restaurants like Doc Ford’s Rum Bar Grille. Walk out on the historic Fort Myers Beach Pier for sweeping views. Fort Myers Beach offers the quintessential beach town experience.

Sanibel Captiva Islands

Accessible by car from Fort Myers, the barrier islands of Sanibel and Captiva offer 15 miles of unspoiled beaches and a relaxed pace of life. Bike the extensive network of trails, play a round of golf, or cast a line for some of the best fishing in southwest Florida. Explore tidal pools and see incredible shells at Sanibel’s beaches. Visit the historic Sanibel Lighthouse or stroll through the scenic J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. With beautiful scenery and nature activities, Sanibel and Captiva make wonderful day trips.


Along the Caloosahatchee River, Alva is one of Fort Myers’ oldest communities. Founded in the 1870s, it still retains its small town charm today. Stop by the historic Alva School or play a round of golf at Alva Country Club. Take a peaceful walk along the riverfront at Pearl Street Park. Browse antiques and gifts at Miss Alva’s General Store or grab a burger at the rustic Alva Country Diner. For a taste of historic small town life, schedule a visit to charming Alva.


Conveniently located right off I-75, Gateway provides easy access to shopping, services, and entertainment. Find national retailers and restaurants at Gulf Coast Town Center as well as automotive dealerships and hotels along Gateway Boulevard. Just minutes from downtown Fort Myers, Florida Gulf Coast University, and Southwest Florida International Airport, Gateway is one of Fort Myers’ most central neighborhoods.

Lehigh Acres

East of Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres offers affordable housing along with recreation opportunities. Walk and bike the area’s many trails and parks or play a round of golf at Lehigh Golf Country Club. Shop at big-box stores on Lee Boulevard or pick your own strawberries at Ferris Farms Market. With a more laid-back vibe and room to spread out, Lehigh Acres appeals to those seeking a quieter lifestyle.

North Fort Myers

North Fort Myers offers a more laid-back pace along the banks of the Caloosahatchee River. Go fishing or boating at North Fort Myers Recreation Park or explore historic sites like the Koreshan State Historic Site, the winter retreat of a utopian cult. Grab a juicy burger at Ford’s Garage or do some bargain hunting at flea markets like Treasure Hunt. With ample recreation opportunities and a friendly small town vibe, North Fort Myers is perfect for outdoor lovers.

Cape Coral

Across the Caloosahatchee River from Fort Myers, Cape Coral is known for its hundreds of miles of man-made canals. Hop aboard a water taxi or guided boat tour for sightseeing along Cape Coral’s “Waterfront Wonderland.” Sunbathe on the sandy beaches of Yacht Club or Four Freedoms Park. Shop and dine at the pedestrian-friendly Cape Harbour district. With so many canals and waterways, Cape Coral is a boater’s paradise.


In southern Lee County, Estero offers a blend of nature and development. Kayak or hike through conservation lands like Estero Bay Preserve State Park. Shop and dine at the walkable Coconut Point mall or catch a spring training game at jetBlue Park. Established in the 1970s, Estero has retained much of its natural environment while growing into an upscale bedroom community.

Bonita Springs

South of Fort Myers, Bonita Springs boasts beautiful beaches and exclusive golf communities. Relax on the sand at Bonita Beach Park or go kayaking through the mangroves of Lovers Key State Park. Test your skills on the greens at The Brooks or The Forest Country Club. Upscale shopping and dining draw visitors to the Promenade at Bonita Bay. With its coastal lifestyle and amenities, Bonita Springs attracts retirees and vacationers alike.

Pine Island

Accessible from Fort Myers by the Pine Island Road bridge, Pine Island offers a taste of Old Florida. Go fishing, boating, or kayaking around “Florida’s Last Paradise.” Visit the historic Pine Island Cemetery or grab a bite at rustic Bert’s Bar Grill. Browse through art galleries and shops in Matlacha, a funky fishing village. For a laid-back adventure away from city life, schedule a day trip to Pine Island.

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