4171 Boatways Road
Fort Myers, FL 33905
Phone: (239) 694-9200
Fax: (239) 690-0180
The Tice Grammar School is located at Tice, Florida. This historic school is also referred to as Tice Elementary School. The school building was incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1999. Check website for details.
The marina at the City of Fort Myers Yacht Basin has a well-marked entrance and is located on the south side of the Caloosahatchee River, between the Edison and Caloosahatchee Bridges. It offers fuel, an overnight dock, convenience store, ramp, showers, shore power, and free pump-out. The 246 slips fill up during events like the Edison Festival of Lights, so reservations are recommended. There is 10 feet of water in the channel and eight feet at some docks, with little or no current. Restaurants and hotels are nearby.
The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is located in the heart of downtown Fort Myers. Not merely a vibrant art center, this venue also has a stunning neoclassical design with impressive pillars built from coral and limestone. Art exhibitions and art walks are a regular affair however fund raisers, charity balls, private events and more can be held too. Check their website for a list of upcoming events.
Centennial Park, located in the heart of downtown Fort Myers, is a nice place to take a break from a convention or meetings to get some fresh air and soak in the sun. The ten-acre park offers picnic areas, a river walk and playground. The park is host to concerts, craft shows and the Downtown Farmer's Market every Thursday. With the river and sunset in the backdrop, its perfect to host your wedding.
This parish was founded in 1910 in Lee County. The Roman Catholic church situated in Fort Myers has a religious store on its northern end. Masses are held by Reverend Michael Mullen and attended by the faithful on a regular basis. The St Francis Xavier School is attached to this organization. The church office hours are from 8.30a to 4p from Monday to Friday. It has also started offering a youth ministry program.
There are structured, natural, and wild dolphin swimming programs available at this unique center that also offers marine animal workshops including dolphin swim programs, ocean snorkeling, environmental tours, and crocodile tours.
The Nature Park at The Shell Factory should be on your must visits when in Fort Myers. The park boasts of a 7,000 square feet Rainforest Aviary, the Butterfly Garden, an animal museum, the Gator slough, a petting zoo and a lot more. With one of the largest exhibits of wild animals and birds, including prairie dogs, bobcats, Giant Hissing cockroaches, Prevost squirrels, raccoons, etc., animal lovers are sure to have a great time here. The park museum is home to some of the most exclusive species of snakes, alligators, toads and other creepy-crawlies. Go here for a wild escapade!
A sanctuary for abandoned and abused exotic wildlife since the mid-1970s. Feel free to pack a picnic lunch and spend the day. They are wheelchair accessible and have cold beverages for purchase.
Featuring 365 acres of unspoiled wetlands and mangrove swamps on the Caloosahatchee River, this preserve also features a 4,500 foot walking nature trail, a visitor's center, a quiet picnic area, and pristine canoe and kayak waterways.
In 1985, after much trial and tribulation, the Kiser family finally produced a Florida wine. Today, the Eden Vineyards and Winery is the southernmost bonded winery in the United States. There are six homegrown wines, including Alva Rouge and Alva White. Prices range from USD8.95 to USD10.95 for 750 ml bottles. The winery is open to visitors for tasting and sales, and is located in Alva, 10 miles east of Fort Myers. The entrance is 400 feet down Little Lane; watch for the green sign with the arrow.
A year round family fun park that offers fun for the whole family and features a 6,000 square foot arcade, a fish feeding dock, a snack bar, an 8,000 square foot mega maze, four go-kart tracks, bumper cars, batting cages, a children's playground, and a miniature golf course.
Lakes Park is a popular recreational area in Fort Myers. The 279-acre park has 158 acres of fresh water lakes for swimming, fishing for bass and catfish, and canoeing. Swimming season with lifeguards is Memorial Day to Labor Day. A 2.5-mile paved path is available for running, roller blades and biking. The Fragrance Garden is a unique sensory experience. There are also picnic areas, concession stands, miniature train ride, boat rentals and showers. Parking is 75 cents per hour, maximum USD3. No alcohol or pets allowed.