The Florida sun twinkling on the Gulf of Mexico. The laughter of loved ones. A relaxing breath of fresh air and a deep sigh of relief. We all long for positive feelings now more than ever, and The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel shares that spirit. When you’re ready to travel again, discover new direct flights that bring you closer to white-sand beaches and endless wildlife.
Go from rush hour traffic to never being in a hurry. Cruise the Wildlife Loop of J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge or follow the boardwalk at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and get closer to wading tropical birds, mangrove tree crabs and even manatees. Start with a direct flight from LA to Fort Myers on Alaska Airlines.
Wide-open beaches and Florida sunshine are only the beginning. Along secluded water trails or just off the Gulf coast, being on the water here is half the fun of any vacation. For the other half? Try a walk downtown through the River District for local restaurants and a live music scene that makes any night last forever. Start with a direct flight from Louisville to Fort Myers on Southwest Airlines.
On our islands, piles of seashells lead to relaxing beach time and natural sightings of dolphins and manatees. Dip your toes in the world-famous waves of Fort Myers Beach where the packed sand is perfect for sand castles or exploring by bike. Start with a direct flight from Raleigh to Fort Myers on JetBlue Airways.
Leave the cold and rain behind for endless sunshine and summer temps year-round. Try a dolphin cruise in Pine Island Sound and watch these high-flying acrobats show their moves in your boat wake. Start with a direct flight from Seattle to Fort Myers on Alaska Airlines.