Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock/Rawpixel@Edison and Ford Winter Estate@Edison and Ford Winter Estate@Edison and Ford Winter Estate@Edison and Ford Winter Estate@Edison and Ford Winter EstateFort Myers BeachEdison & Ford Winter EstatesDowntown Fort Myers

Families will love:

  • Close to Sanibel and Captiva Islands
  • International airport with direct connections
  • Long stretches of sugar-sand beaches

Fort Myers consists of Fort Myers Beach, North Fort Myers and Fort Myers, as well as neighboring islands of Sanibel and Captiva. The city became a winter refuge for wealthy northerns like Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, who both had winter estates in Fort Myers. In the city, families can find entertaining ... more
Fort Myers consists of Fort Myers Beach, North Fort Myers and Fort Myers, as well as neighboring islands of Sanibel and Captiva. The city became a winter refuge for wealthy northerns like Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, who both had winter estates in Fort Myers. In the city, families can find entertaining attractions and historical sites, while across the bridge are the long stretches of sugar-white sand beaches that welcome visitors year-round with nearly year-round sunshine.

Spring break is a popular time for families to visit, especially if they happen to be Boston Red Sox fans. The club unveiled its new spring training facility in 2012, complete with its own version of the Green Monster, the famous green-colored, left-field wall found at Fenway Park.

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