It may be cool across most of the country right now, but the fall season is actually the perfect time of year to visit Sanibel and Captiva islands. October is an amazing month, not only because of lower humidity in this part of Florida but also because of all the fun events happening in and around the region this time of year.

Why October is Amazing on Sanibel & Captiva

You cannot go wrong with the beauty of Southwest Florida and the allure of more than a week of live music. That’s exactly what’s coming with the 10-day long Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, which promotes itself as bigger and more impressive than ever before.

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest Returns

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If you’re still trying to plan your summer vacation, consider a trip to Sanibel and Captiva. While the cooler months of the year often bring in visitors eager to escape snow and dipping temperatures, the summer season is also a great time to vacation on the islands.

Summer is a Great Time to Vacation on Sanibel and Captiva

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Snuggle up, picnic and catch a sunset at one of the most romantic beaches in Florida: Alison Hagerup Beach Park on Captiva Island. As one of the most popular destinations for Sanibel Island locals and visitors, this beach park is a wide sandy stretch of beach located at the northern tip of Captiva Island off Sanibel-Captiva Road adjacent to the South Seas Island Resort.

Our Favorite Place To Watch The Sunset: Alison Hagerup Beach Park