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Enjoy Nature at Prairie Pines Preserve

For outdoor adventures including hiking, backpacking, bird watching, photography and more, Prairie Pines Preserve is a fantastic place to get out and enjoy nature in North Fort Myers. The protected preserve is made up of thousands of acres, including trails, birds and wildlife.

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5 Hikes in the Bonita Springs & Estero Area

If you’re looking for a place to get out and enjoy nature around Bonita Springs and Estero, you’re sure to find some great options. In particular, consider one of these five hiking areas.

Buck Key: One of Captiva’s Hidden Gems

Just to the east of Captiva Island, Buck Key remains one of Captiva’s true hidden gems. The uninhabited preserve parallels Captiva for about two miles.

Cape Coral Cardboard Boat Regatta 2020

A fun, family event for about a quarter of a century, the Cape Coral Cardboard Boat Regatta is once again gearing up for its annual showing. One of the craziest events held in Cape Coral, the regatta is a race to the finish.

Pickleball: Florida’s Favorite Sport

Although the history books say it began in Washington state, pickleball has quickly grown into Florida’s favorite sport. Described by some as part tennis, part ping pong and part badminton, you’ll now find pickleball courts all over the Sunshine State.

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The Top 5 Things to Do in Cape Coral

There’s plenty to do, see and explore in Cape Coral. From the sand and water to shopping and dining, the top five things to do in Cape Coral offer a little bit of everything.

Edison Festival of Light 2020

Touted as the longest running and largest festival in Southwest Florida, the Edison Festival of Light is gearing up for another big showing. This year’s festival kicks off with events starting Feb 8 and concludes the following weekend.

The Best Winter Art Festivals in SW Florida

Southwest Florida is a fantastic spot to escape the cold winter season that much of the U.S. is experiencing right now. The beaches aren’t the only places to go and see, though.

Discover Times Square in Fort Myers Beach

The place to go for shopping, food and more in Fort Myers Beach, Times Square serves up a fun beach atmosphere for locals and visitors alike. From late night venues to flavorful restaurants and unique shops, you’ll find it all in the heart of Estero Island’s downtown area.

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Fort Myers: A Biker’s Paradise

From paved bike trails to trails that take cyclists off the beaten track, Fort Myers proves to be a true biker’s paradise. The city is filled with opportunities for cyclists, whether it means a simple commute from place to place or a way to explore the region in an entirely new way.

Wicked Dolphin Rum From Cape Coral

Touted as artisan rum with a true Florida flavor, Wicked Dolphin Rum originates in Cape Coral. The rum is made almost entirely out of locally grown ingredients including molasses, honey and sugarcane from Florida.

Don’t Miss Christmas Experiences in Fort Myers

The holiday season is quickly approaching and there’s plenty of fun to be found in Fort Myers. From the annual boat parade to the symphony, there are countless Christmas experiences on the calendar this year you don’t want to miss.